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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...

Laws, policies regarding child labour need to be reviewed

FE REPORT December 01, 2019 18:18:24

Some laws and policies regarding child labour need to be reviewed and amended to ensure their rights and protect them from all kinds of torture and torment. Apart from this, it is necessary to enact...

Two Jabale Nur drivers, helper get life in jail

-- December 01, 2019 15:56:55

A Dhaka court has sentenced two Jabale Nur Paribahan drivers and an assistant to life in prison and acquitted two others in a road crash that killed two college students in 2018. Dhaka Metropolitan S...

DSCC launches crash programme to curb dust pollution

-- December 01, 2019 14:13:24

DSCC Mayor Sayeed Khokon on Sunday inaugurated a 'Special Crash Programme' in a bid to curb the worsening dust pollution in the capital. Under the initiative, a total of nine cars will spray water on...

Four to die for Kushtia double murder

-- December 01, 2019 13:41:03

A Kushtia court on Sunday sentenced four people to death and seven others to life imprisonment for killing two men in 2016 for protesting against eve-teasing of a seventh grader. The convicts are &nd...

RAB detains four ‘Ansarullah militants’ in city

-- December 01, 2019 13:39:14

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested four members of banned militant group Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) from city’s Khilkhet area on Sunday. The elite force did not disclose the identities...

Number of HIV patients rises in Chattogram

-- December 01, 2019 13:06:27

Chattogram is experiencing a rise in the number of HIV patients, most of whom are expatriate workers who returned from the Middle East, and their relatives, according to doctors. The risk of contract...

Petrol pump owners’ strike: Fuel oil supply disrupted in three divisions

-- December 01, 2019 13:05:43

The supply of fuel oil has remained suspended in Rajshahi, Rangpur and Khulna divisions since Sunday morning as petrol pump owners and workers are enforcing a strike. Sale and transportation of fuel...

DMCH staff beaten dead for ‘complaining about smoking’

-- December 01, 2019 12:38:34

An employee of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) was beaten to death on early Sunday allegedly by the son of a former colleague for complaining about smoking. The victim was identified as Amir Hu...

Police raid CU halls; local weapons seized

-- December 01, 2019 12:18:15

Locally-made weapons were recovered from four residential halls on Saturday night after a clash between two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) at Chittagong University. Additional Superintende...