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SEU organises seminar on role of lawyers

FE Online Report November 05, 2017 14:49:58

Department of Law and Justice of the Southeast University (SEU) organised the ‘Constitution Day Seminar 2017' on “Role of Lawyers in the Administration of Justice” on Saturday. Md A...

Rangpur road mishap kills one, injures 11

FE Online Desk November 05, 2017 14:45:10

A bicycle rider was killed and 11 passengers of a Lalmonirhat-bound bus were critically wounded when the bus rammed into the bicycle at Shah Amanat Filing Station point on the Rangpur-Dhaka highway un...

Fire engulfs 12 shops in Sylhet

FE Online Desk November 05, 2017 14:18:53

A fierce fire gutted twelve shops at Caraboi Bazar of Sewla Union in Beanibazar upazila of Sylhet on early Sunday. According to local sources, the fire originated from an electric short circuit from...

Exert pressure for early repatriation of Rohingyas: PM

-- November 05, 2017 14:10:09

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the Commonwealth countries to exert pressure on the Myanmar government to stop persecution on its Rohingya citizens and take them back from Bangladesh at the ear...

Road crash leaves one dead in city

FE Online Desk November 05, 2017 14:05:20

A 28-year-old man was killed when a speedy truck knocked him down in House Building area in the capital's Uttara on early Sunday. Tipped off, police rushed to the spot and took him to Tongi Hospital...

Service rules: Law Minister seeks meeting with justices

FE Online Desk November 05, 2017 13:52:52

Law Minister Annisul Huq wants to sit with the top court judges on Thursday to end the longs-standing complexity over the issuance of the gazette on the service rules for lower court judges. The cour...

Judges' service rules gazette Dec 3

FE Online Desk November 05, 2017 12:38:10

The Supreme Court has granted the government until December 3 to issue a gazette on the service rules for lower court judges. A five member bench led by acting Chief Justice Md Abdul Wahhab made the...

Police nab ‘robber gang leader’

-- November 05, 2017 12:26:15

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a suspected robber along with three foreign pistols and 15 bullets from char area in Fulchhari upazila of Gaibandha on Saturday night.  The deput...

Savar road crash claims two lives

FE Online Desk November 05, 2017 11:52:32

Two rickshaw passengers were killed and three others sustained injuries as the rickshaw in which they were travelling, overturned after being hit by a Dhaka-bound sand-laden truck in Pakija area on Dh...

Police rescue toddler, three held

-- November 05, 2017 11:16:56

Members of detective branch of police have rescued a six-year-old boy on Saturday night who was abducted from Police Plaza in city’s Gulshan area of Dhaka. The law enforcers also arrested three...

WB to help promote job-centric growth

-- November 05, 2017 10:31:59

The World Bank (WB) is assisting Bangladesh in establishing an 'Export Readiness Fund' to take newer sectors on the international market to promote job-centric economic growth. Officials said under t...

‘Extortionists’ hack fish trader to death

-- November 05, 2017 10:19:19

Local extortionists allegedly hacked a fish trader dead in Kolatia area in Keraniganj upazila of Dhaka on early Sunday. The deceased Salauddin (38) was the son of Alan, hailing from Khanakandi area o...

Calorie intake falls, fuels twin fears

FHM Humayan Kabir November 05, 2017 09:56:40

Calorie intake by Bangladeshis was falling significantly, faster in urban areas, by official count. It fuels twin fears of adverse impacts on nutrition level and productivity programmes. Nutritionist...

Kakrail murder suspect admits to killing

-- November 04, 2017 23:56:00

Al Amin Jonny, the prime suspect in the murders of a woman and her son in Kakrail, has admitted his involvement in the crimes. Jonny, 33, has also said he acted alone, said Rapid Action Battalion (RA...

Bangladesh enters global nuclear club

-- November 04, 2017 21:41:14

Bangladesh has entered the global nuclear club through receiving the design and construction license of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) project. The country is now a member of the 32-member Nuclea...

Ministry unearths 100 errant hajj agencies' irregularities

-- November 04, 2017 20:31:03

A recent probe conducted by the Religious Affairs Ministry has identified various allegations of irregularities, including bad performance, against some 100 hajj agencies. It also recommended barring...

Marginal farmers attain financial solvency by farming red spinach

Our Correspondent November 04, 2017 20:24:51

BOGRA, Nov 04: Marginal farmers of the district have attained financial solvency by cultivating red spinach (Lal Shak).According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) official sources, the...

IGP against checking truck documents on highways

-- November 04, 2017 19:31:56

Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque directed the police members not to check the documents of trucks and covered vans on highways so that goods transportation remain undisrupted. The...

Rohingya repatriation Myanmar’s responsibility: US

-- November 04, 2017 18:28:48

A senior US official has said that it is Myanmar’s responsibility to initiate the repatriation process and bring back Rohingyas in a safe and secure area. “Responsibility for repatriatio...

16th amendment verdict review plea soon

-- November 04, 2017 18:07:25

The petition for a review of the Supreme Court verdict scrapping the 16th Amendment will be filed within this month, says Law Minister Anisul Huq. After a meeting at the attorney general's office on...

President for institutionalising waqf management

-- November 04, 2017 17:50:31

President Abdul Hamid said modernisation of waqf management is necessary to institutionalise Waqf property. "Some Muslim countries have been successful in institutionalising waqf resources for the gr...

Kakrail double murder: RAB detains prime suspect

-- November 04, 2017 17:11:37

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested the prime suspect from Gopalganj over recent murders of a woman and her 18-year-old son in Dhaka. RAB-3 chief Lt Col Md Emranul Hasan said they arrested...

Govt to set 3,600-MW power plant at Payra

-- November 04, 2017 14:51:20

The government has undertaken another project to set up a 3,600 megawatt (MW) power plant based on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) at Payra upazila of Patuakhali district. North-West Power Generation Com...

'Girl killed after witnessing father's murder'

-- November 04, 2017 14:46:18

Nine-year-old Nusrat Jahan was murdered as she had witnessed her father's killing, police said Saturday after arresting her mother Arjina Begum and a couple who lived as tenants in the same flat. On...

LGED implements Tk 7.99b project in northern region

-- November 04, 2017 14:34:45

Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) has implemented a project at an estimated cost of around Tk 7.99 billion to ensure a sound rural road network in the northern region of the country. Ali...

GUB inks MoU with US-Bangla group

FE Online Report November 04, 2017 14:31:36

Green University of Bangladesh (GUB) has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with US-Bangla group at the university. Prof Dr Md Golam Samdani Fakir, Vice-Chancellor of the University,...

Kunming University team meets DU VC

FE Online Report November 04, 2017 14:16:55

A five-member delegation led by Zhang Zuwu, Vice-President of Kunming University, China met Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman at his office on Friday. Other members of th...

Singer Neil Young to auction model train collection

Reuters November 04, 2017 13:35:51

Rock singer Neil Young is selling some of his most prized possessions - part of his model train collection. The Canadian folk-rock star is putting more than 230 of his vast collection of Lionel train...

‘Continuing Rohingya displacement increases humanitarian needs’

-- November 04, 2017 12:56:02

As displacement continues, the humanitarian and protection needs of the Rohingya also rise, said UN Migration Agency IOM in its latest report. “New arrivals are living in spontaneous settlement...

Bangladesh champion against climate vulnerabilities: Dutch PM

-- November 04, 2017 12:38:24

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said Bangladesh is the champion against climate vulnerabilities. He said this in a discussion with a Bangladesh delegation to Amsterdam International Water Week.&n...