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Pharmacy owner hacked dead in city

Pharmacy owner hacked dead in city

-- 2017-09-17 03:40:21

A pharmacy owner was hacked to death allegedly by an employee of his shop in Uttar Badda area of the capital Dhaka on Sunday noon. Pharmacy owner Awal, 50, locked into an altercation with Fakhrul, 22...

Over $1m Swiss aid for Rohingyas

Over $1m Swiss aid for Rohingyas

-- 2017-09-17 01:14:41

Switzerland will give 1.2 million Swiss francs or $1.25 million in emergency assistance for Rohingyas and flood-affected people in Bangladesh.   Approximately $1.05 million of this fund will be...

Rohingya crisis: US hails Bangladesh's role

Rohingya crisis: US hails Bangladesh's role

-- 2017-09-16 12:13:08

The United States has appreciated Bangladesh for hosting hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees fled from Rakhine state of Myanmar.   US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also asked the Myan...

Dhaka Metro score 257 as Ashraful hits ton against Ctg Div in NCL

Dhaka Metro score 257 as Ashraful hits ton against Ctg Div in NCL

-- 2017-09-16 12:00:00

The Tigers former captain Mohammad Ashraful spurred Dhaka Metro 1st innings with a century of 104 runs against Chittagong Division on day one in a Tier -2 match of the four-day Walton 19th National Cr...

BNP hits back at PM for money laundering allegation

BNP hits back at PM for money laundering allegation

-- 2017-09-16 12:00:00

BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi alleged on Friday Tk 860 billion (86,000 crore) has been laundered alone by persons close to Sheikh Hasina, reports UNB.   He made the rema...

Uncertainty looms as DWASA, city corporations fight over jurisdiction

Uncertainty looms as DWASA, city corporations fight over jurisdiction

Kamrun Nahar 2017-09-16 12:00:00

Dhaka WASA and the two city corporations are now locked in a row over the jurisdiction of drainage system making the prospect of solving the city's waterlogging problem clouded as ever. There is an...

Woman dies due to 'medical negligence' after childbirth

Woman dies due to 'medical negligence' after childbirth

-- 2017-09-16 12:00:00

A woman lost her life after giving birth to a baby girl at a private hospital in Chandpur district town on Friday evening.   The deceased, Reshma Begum (22) was wife of Sahrif Khan from Uttar B...

Bagerhat road crash leaves two dead

Bagerhat road crash leaves two dead

FE Online Desk 2017-09-16 12:00:00

Two people were killed and 16 others sustained injuries in a road accident on Khulna-Mawa highway in Fakirhat upazila of Bagerhat on early Saturday.   All the casualties were identified as hail...

Number of e-TIN holders exceed three million

Number of e-TIN holders exceed three million

-- 2017-09-16 12:00:00

The number of e-TIN holders has exceeded three million in the country, according to the statistics of the National Board of Revenue (NBR), reports BSS.   A total of 30,50,405 people got registe...

KSA extends amnesty deadline for Bangladeshis

KSA extends amnesty deadline for Bangladeshis

-- 2017-09-16 12:00:00

Saudi Arabia extended the deadline of general amnesty by 30 days for the Bangladeshi expatriates.   The extension is from September 16, 2017 to October 15, 2017, said a press release of Banglad...

Six per cent car users occupy 76pc Dhaka streets

Six per cent car users occupy 76pc Dhaka streets

-- 2017-09-16 12:00:00

The Democracy International has demanded to control the number of private cars in Dhaka city as, what it has said, the six per cent of the users are occupying 76 per cent of the streets. The Washingt...

PM arrives in Abu Dhabi

PM arrives in Abu Dhabi

-- 2017-09-16 07:58:18

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived Abu Dhabi on Saturday afternoon en route to New York to attend the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).   A VVIP flight of Biman Bang...

Bangladesh issues restrictions on movement of Rohingyas

Bangladesh issues restrictions on movement of Rohingyas

-- 2017-09-16 07:05:14

Police urged citizens of the country not to rent out houses to Rohingyas and asked transport operators not to carry them.   Bangladesh Police issued a statement on Saturday in this regard, repo...

Dwijen Sharma will be cremated Sunday

Dwijen Sharma will be cremated Sunday

-- 2017-09-16 06:02:35

The body of eminent botanist and science writer Prof Dwijen Sharma, who died on Friday, will cremated on Sunday in Dhaka.   "His body will be kept at Bangla Academy and the central Shahid Minar...

Construction of 14,000 make-shift shelters begin

Construction of 14,000 make-shift shelters begin

-- 2017-09-16 05:46:32

Construction of 14,000 additional temporary shelters for Rohingyas began Saturday at Kutupalang of Cox's Bazar. With the additional shelters, the total makeshift shelters could house 5,60,000 refug...

PM leaves for New York

PM leaves for New York

-- 2017-09-16 05:34:14

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left Dhaka on Saturday for New York to join the UN General Assembly.   A special Biman Bangladesh flight carrying Hasina left Dhaka on Saturday afternoon for Abu Dh...

Two killed in Bagerhat road accident

Two killed in Bagerhat road accident

-- 2017-09-16 05:25:38

Two people, including a girl, were killed and 10 other injured as a bus hit a truck at Faltita Bazar on the Khulna-Mawa highway under Fakirhat upazila of the district this morning, reports BSS. Pol...

27 check-posts to prevent Rohingya spread: Police

27 check-posts to prevent Rohingya spread: Police

-- 2017-09-16 05:24:18

Police plans to set up twenty-seven check-posts in Chittagong division to prevent the spread of Rohingyas across the country.   Deputy Inspector of General of Police (Chittagong range) SM Monir...

Relief from Iran, Indonesian reach Ctg

Relief from Iran, Indonesian reach Ctg

-- 2017-09-16 05:23:12

A total of 48.16 tonnes of relief materials from Iran and Indonesia for the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh arrived at Chittagong Shah Amanat International Air port on Friday.   Deputy Foreign...

Youth dies in Jessore road crash

Youth dies in Jessore road crash

-- 2017-09-16 04:46:39

An unidentified youth was killed as a covered van rammed his bicycle on Jessore - Jhenidah road in Jessore district area on Saturday.   Police said the youth, aged about 18, was going toward Ch...

Naturalist Dwijen Sharma dies aged 88

Naturalist Dwijen Sharma dies aged 88

-- 2017-09-15 12:00:00

Naturalist Dwijen Sharma has passed away at a hospital in Dhaka.   The revered science author died during treatment at Square Hospital around 4am Friday. He was 88 years old.   "He was u...

Passengers facing sufferings at Daulatdia, Patuaria

Passengers facing sufferings at Daulatdia, Patuaria

-- 2017-09-15 12:00:00

Passengers are facing immense sufferings as they have to wait at Daulatdia and Patuaria ferry terminals for hours to cross the Padma River due to shortage of ferries.   Around 1000 vehicles rem...

Bangladesh protests violation of airspace by Myanmar

Bangladesh protests violation of airspace by Myanmar

-- 2017-09-15 12:00:00

Bangladesh has protested repeated violation of its airspace by Myanmar drones and helicopter, the foreign ministry in Dhaka says.   Charge d Affaires of the Myanmar Embassy in Dhaka Aung Myint...

Truck helper killed in Magura road mishap

Truck helper killed in Magura road mishap

-- 2017-09-15 10:45:43

A truck-driver's helper was killed as a bus ran him over at Ramakantapur in Shalikha upazila on Magura-Jessore road on Friday.   Rabiul Islam, officer-in-charge of Shalikha Police Station, said...

Jubo Dal leader dies in Savar road crash

Jubo Dal leader dies in Savar road crash

-- 2017-09-15 07:18:20

A Jubo Dal leader was killed and another injured when a bus hit a motorbike on Dhaka-Aricha road at Jorpool of Savar on Friday.   The deceased was identified as Lalon Hawladar Rajon, 30, vice-p...

Police arrest 63 drug traders, users in Dhaka

Police arrest 63 drug traders, users in Dhaka

-- 2017-09-15 07:04:10

Police arrested 63 alleged drug traders and users from the city’s different areas in last 24 hours till 6:00 am on Friday.   Police and detectives started anti-narcotics drive at 6:00 am...

PM leaves Dhaka Saturday to attend UNGA in NY

PM leaves Dhaka Saturday to attend UNGA in NY

-- 2017-09-15 06:58:23

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka on Saturday for New York to attend the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).   The prime minister will leave Dhaka for Abu Dhabi...

Cattle trader shot dead by BSF along Lalmonirhat border

Cattle trader shot dead by BSF along Lalmonirhat border

-- 2017-09-15 06:33:38

A Bangladeshi cattle trader was killed and another injured by the members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at Bamaldal border point in Patgram upazila of Lalmonirhat.   Lt Col Golam Morshe...

25-day old Rohingya newborn at CMCH with burn wounds

25-day old Rohingya newborn at CMCH with burn wounds

-- 2017-09-15 04:52:05

A 25-day old newborn is among three more Rohingyas who joined scores of injured refugees being treated at Chittagong Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) on early Friday.   Saiful Arman, the new...

Covered van driver dies in Tangail road crash

Covered van driver dies in Tangail road crash

-- 2017-09-15 04:41:34

The driver of a covered van was killed and three other people sustained injuries in a road accident at Kalihati upazila of Tangail on Friday.   The identity of the deceased is yet to be known,...