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Language Movement activist Rawshan Ara Bachchu dies

-- December 03, 2019 14:34:14

Rawshan Ara Bachchu, an activist of Language Movement, dies in a Dhaka hospital at the age of 87. The valiant woman who played an active role in the Language Movement of 1952, passed away around 3:30...

Man held with 72 gold bars at Dhaka airport

-- December 03, 2019 13:57:20

A preventive team of Dhaka Customs detained a man along with 8.45kg gold at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Monday night. The arrestee was identified as Himel Khan, according to a...

Prioritise public interest, their welfare: President to Army

-- December 03, 2019 13:43:58

President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday urged the members of Bangladesh Army to work for the welfare of common people apart from ensuring the country's security and sovereignty. "All power belong to people...

BUET sets permanent expulsion as capital punishment for ragging, politics

FE ONLINE DESK December 03, 2019 12:48:32

The Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) authorities have set 'permanent expulsion as capital punishment for ragging and student politics on the campus. They announced this in a...

Jute mill workers go on strike in Khulna, Jashore

-- December 03, 2019 12:07:59

Workers of nine state-owned jute mills went on a 24-hour strike on Tuesday morning to press home their 11-point demand, including payment of arrears. Md Murad Hossain, joint convener of CBA and Non-C...

Cop among two die in Mymensingh road crash

-- December 03, 2019 11:37:25

Two people, including an assistant sub-inspector of police, were killed after a Dhaka-bound private car fell into a pond in Chelerghat area of Trishal upazila under Mymensingh district early on Tuesda...

BNP plans to hit streets ahead of election anniversary

-- December 03, 2019 10:55:03

BNP is likely to come up with simultaneous action programmes across the country from December 5 in its efforts to mount pressure on the government to release its chairperson Khaleda Zia and register i...

Dhaka ranks 4th worst in Air Quality Index

-- December 03, 2019 10:45:03

Dhaka ranked the fourth worst in Air Quality Index (AQI) on Tuesday morning.  The capital city of Bangladesh had a score of 220 at 9:36 am, which means the air quality was ‘very unhealthy&r...

Jute mill workers’ demo continues in Khulna, highway blocked

A Correspondent December 02, 2019 22:19:37

KHULNA, Dec 02: Nine state-owned jute mill workers staged a daylong protest in the district demanding payment of wages to the workers. They also blocked the Khulna-Jashore highway for an hour and a...

Over 0.45m motorised vehicles registered in Jan-Nov

FE ONLINE REPORT December 02, 2019 17:58:43

The number of registered motorised vehicles in the country stood at 457,598 from January to November 2019, as per official data. Of them, the mode of vehicles that had the highest number of registrat...

BNP likely to come up with simultaneous programmes this month

UNB December 02, 2019 17:58:03

BNP is likely to come up with simultaneous programmes across the country from December 5 in its efforts to mount pressure on the government to release its chairperson Khaleda Zia and register its prot...

GM Quader accuses BNP of repressing Jatiya Party

-- December 02, 2019 17:53:57

Jatiya Party Chairman GM Quader has said though BNP is now talking much about political repression, it unleashed immense repression against Jatiya Party in the past.  “Those who now talk m...

‘KSA to take steps for female workers’ safety’

-- December 02, 2019 17:49:59

Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment secretary Md Salim Reza on Monday said authorities in Saudi Arabia have assured that they will take necessary steps to ensure the safety of Banglades...

22nd anniversary of CHT Peace Accord today

-- December 02, 2019 17:12:07

The 22nd anniversary of Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Peace Accord is today (Monday). The accord was signed on December 2 in 1997 between the government and the Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samit...

Online news portal registration begins next week

-- December 02, 2019 17:01:52

The government has decided to start registering the online news portal from next week after examining the related papers. Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud gave the information on Monday at a pres...

Create framework to address needs of climate migrants: PM

-- December 02, 2019 16:30:31

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday urged the international community to initiate discussions on creation of an appropriate framework to address the need of the people who got displaced due to clim...

Govt plans to use green bricks in construction

-- December 02, 2019 16:09:21

The government plans to use environment-friendly bricks in construction instead of traditional bricks manufactured by burning the topsoil of the agricultural lands, in the next five years to curb air...

Woman found dead in Chattogram

-- December 02, 2019 15:45:54

A woman was found dead, with her hands and legs tied up, at her own residence at Jhautala of Chattogram on Monday. The deceased was identified as Rozy Akter, 20, wife of Rezaul Karim of Sitakunda upa...

Petrol station owners halt strike until Dec 15

FE ONLINE DESK December 02, 2019 15:10:46

Petrol station owners in Rajshahi, Rangpur and Khulna divisions have suspended until December 15 their indefinite strike, which started on Sunday hitting hard oil-fuelled traffic movement in 26 distri...

Malaysia denies entry to 3155 Bangladeshis in Jan-Oct

FE ONLINE DESK December 02, 2019 13:21:41

Malaysia's immigration department barred 44,941 foreigners, including 3,155 Bangladeshis from entering the southeast Asian country during the January-October period for failing to fulfil terms of entr...

Kushtia OC closed to police lines

-- December 02, 2019 12:44:14

The officer-in-charge of Khoksa Police Station was closed to district police lines on Sunday evening. OC ABM Mehedi Masud was closed following a series of clashes between AL factions over the last we...

Strike by petrol station owners rolls into second day

-- December 02, 2019 12:05:50

The sale of fuel oil has been stalled for a second straight day in Rajshahi, Rangpur and Khulna divisions after petrol station owners started an indefinite strike to press home a 15-point charter of d...

Bangladesh a role model of development in world: PM

FE ONLINE DESK December 02, 2019 11:53:18

Highlighting Bangladesh’s tremendous development in the last one decade, prime minister Sheikh Hasina said Bangladesh has graduated to a developing country and is a role model of development in...

‘No retail hike, if bulk power tariff unchanged’

FE REPORT December 02, 2019 10:24:53

Electricity tariff for retail consumers will not require any hike if the bulk level electricity tariff remains unchanged, power development officials told a public hearing on Sunday. But if the bulk...

Students residing in unfit college hostel in Sunamganj risking their lives

OUR CORRESPIONDENTS December 02, 2019 00:21:15

SYLHET, Dec 01: Although the department concerned declared the structure of Krishnachandra Hostel of Sunamgaj Government College 'unfit for use' long ago, many students are still residing there amid r...

Victim's family unhappy with Jabale Nur bus crash verdict

-- December 01, 2019 21:02:24

The family of Dia Khanom Mim, a college student who was run over and killed by a Jabale Nur Paribahan bus in 2018, has expressed dissatisfaction with the court's decision to sentence the driver to lif...

President comes down heavily on food adulterators

BSS December 01, 2019 20:21:00

President M Abdul Hamid on Sunday came down heavily on food adulterators and urged all concerned to gear up campaign against the adulteration of foods and the unscrupulous traders. “We have alr...

64 parking spots to be set up in city

FE Online Report December 01, 2019 19:44:28

Dhaka Transport Coordination Authority (DTCA) on Sunday approved a proposal to set up 64 parking places in the city. Besides, the two city corporations have been given the responsibility to construct...

DNCC evicts illegal establishments from Nikunja

FE Online Report December 01, 2019 18:49:00

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Sunday evicted some 250 illegal establishments in the city from the footpaths and roads. A team, led by Md. Zulkar Nayen, executive magistrate of the DNCC, conduct...

A Thousand Shades by Teresa

FE Online Report December 01, 2019 18:37:03

A Thousand Shades by Teresa, the first solo art exhibition of Farhana Islam Teresa was inaugurated on  Friday (November 29).  Teresa has been inundated by the shades of nature that reflects...