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People flocking back to Dhaka after Eid exodus

-- May 29, 2020 18:55:18

Although public transport remains suspended, thousands of people have started coming back to their workplaces in Dhaka after celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr at home, availing all kinds of transport from ferri...

Education Minister to announce SSC results on Facebook Sunday

-- May 29, 2020 18:39:21

Education Minister Dipu Moni will discuss the different aspects of this year's SSC and equivalent examinations in a live stream on Facebook amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Prime Minister Sheikh...

Several countries express solidarity with BD in fight against COVID-19

-- May 29, 2020 17:37:59

Several countries including Turkey, Nepal, Palestine, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Iran and Bosnia have expressed solidarity with Bangladesh in its ongoing fight against coronavirus. Foreign Minis...

SSC, equivalent exams results Sunday

-- May 29, 2020 17:21:04

The results of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations will be published on Sunday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will announce the results through a videoconference fro...

Killing in Libya: BD demands trial, compensation

FE ONLINE REPORT May 29, 2020 16:28:03

Bangladesh has urged the Libyan government to punish the killer of 26 Bangladeshis and to provide compensation to the families of the victims. The government also vowed to find out the involvement of...

Virtual Court Hearings: 20,938 people granted bail in 10 days

-- May 29, 2020 16:08:35

A total of 20,938 people secured bail after their petitions were heard by virtual courts across the country in 10 days as of Thursday. Hearing on 33,287 bail petitions were held virtually in 10 days...

Virus cases hit new daily record of 2,523, deaths rise by 23

FE Online Desk May 29, 2020 14:45:09

Bangladesh reported 2,523 new cases of novel coronavirus on Friday, the health directorate said, its biggest daily increase yet in infections, bringing the total case count to 42,844. Authorities als...

Health guidelines to be followed while operating domestic flights: Sate Minister

-- May 29, 2020 14:26:19

All domestic flights will be operated maintaining social distance and following health guidelines, said State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali.   The Minister came up with th...

US provides more medical supplies to BD to fight coronavirus

-- May 29, 2020 14:01:28

United States Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl Miller and Embassy representatives of the US military’s Indo-Pacific Command delivered on Friday essential personal protective equipment (PPE) to Kama...

Biman carries B’deshi Peacekeepers for first time in UN History

-- May 29, 2020 13:34:56

For the first time in the United Nations Peacekeeping history, the UN chartered a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight, the flagship carrier of the country for carrying Bangladeshi UN Peacekeepers to the...

Prince Charles expresses sadness over Amphan losses in BD

-- May 29, 2020 12:01:37

Prince Charles in a letter to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed sympathy over the losses caused by super cyclone Amphan in Bangladesh. PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said Prince Charle...

COVID-19: Govt to recruit 5,000 more doctors, health workers

-- May 29, 2020 11:36:27

The government is hiring another 2,000 doctors and 3,000 medical technologists, technicians and radiographers to tackle an aggressive coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangladesh. Prime Minister She...

KMCH starts Plasma Therapy trial to treat COVID-19 patients

-- May 29, 2020 11:14:59

After Dhaka Medical College Hospital, now Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH) has started Convalescent Plasma Therapy (CPT) on experimental basis, aiming to save lives of COVID-19 infected patients...

10 RAB men test positive for COVID-19 in Nilphamari

-- May 29, 2020 10:28:53

Ten more members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have been infected with coronavirus in Nilphamari district. District Civil Surgeon Dr Ranjit Kumar Barman came up with the information on Thursday nig...

Country witnesses a different Eid for corona pandemic

FE REPORT May 29, 2020 09:56:02

The country's people like elsewhere in the world have celebrated the Eid-ul-Fitr this time amid pandemic COVID-19 that shrunk the festivities unprecedentedly with regulated and indoor congregations, s...

Ctg hospitals striving to deal with increased COVID-19 cases

OUR CORRESPONDENT May 29, 2020 09:39:43

CHATTOGRAM: The number of COVID-19 patients is increasing alarmingly in Chattogram further intensifying the accommodation crisis at the hospitals here. Sources said the hospitals in the district are...

BAF to send team to MINUSCA  

FE ONLINE DESK May 29, 2020 09:37:26

Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) is going to send a contingent consisting of three Armed Version MI-171 helicopters equipped with Night Vision System and 125 personnel for United Nations Peacekeeping Missio...

26 Bangladeshis killed in ‘revenge attack’ in Libya

-- May 29, 2020 09:29:15

The family of a slain Libyan human trafficker killed 26 Bangladeshi and four African migrants in revenge; Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) said on Thursday....

Internal migrant women workers at high risk of virus infection

FE Report May 29, 2020 09:20:52

Unavailability of proper water supply and sanitation facilities is making the internal migrant women workers in the capital vulnerable to infection of deadly coronavirus, according to a study. Cent...

Govt orders office-goers to wear masks, sanitise hands

-- May 28, 2020 21:24:59

The government has ordered all its employees to wear masks to offices, sanitise hands frequently and follow some other health safety rules after they reopen. In the order on reopening from May 31 to...

HC wants to know steps taken to protect biodiversity in Halda river  

FE Online Report May 28, 2020 21:23:32

The High Court on Thursday wanted to know about the steps taken by the committee led by the deputy commissioner (DC) of Chattogram to protect the biodiversity, environment and the aquatic life, includ...

Govt to take Tk 1.0b project to repair embankments: Zahid

-- May 28, 2020 20:53:13

State minister for water resources Zahid Faruk on Thursday said the government is going to take a project involving Tk 1.0 billion to repair the embankments damaged by the recent super cyclone Amphan,...

‘70m people brought under govt aid schemes’

-- May 28, 2020 20:48:02

An estimated 70 million people were brought under the government relief scheme during the coronavirus outbreak, Information Minister Hasan Mahmud said Thursday. The minister came up with the remarks...

DNCC distributes relief to over 0.5m families

FE ONLINE REPORT May 28, 2020 20:08:29

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) until has distributed its relief to more than 500,000  families and sprayed liquid disinfectants on the areas of 120 million square feet to stem the coronaviru...

Another policeman dies of coronavirus in city

-- May 28, 2020 19:49:38

Another member of Bangladesh Police died of coronavirus at a hospital in the capital on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Md Rasel Biswash, 35, sub-inspector of Special Branch (SB), said a pre...

Experts differ on expansion of COVID-19 treatment at all hospitals

-- May 28, 2020 19:34:17

The government's decision to expand the treatment of COVID-19 at all hospitals in Bangladesh has drawn mixed reactions from health experts and hospital authorities. On May 24, the health ministry ord...

Nor’wester destroys 250 houses in Bhola

-- May 28, 2020 19:29:56

Powerful seasonal storms destroyed at least 250 houses and damaged two educational institutions in Bhola’s Lalmohon and Charfesson upazilas on Wednesday night. Five people were injured after tr...

Deaths from consuming toxic liquor: Police arrest homeopath

-- May 28, 2020 19:16:44

Police have arrested a homeopath in Dinajpur over his suspected role in the deaths of 17 people from drinking bootleg liquor in the neighbouring districts of Dinajpur and Rangpur during the Eid-ul-Fit...

'United Hospital lacks proper fire safety measures'

-- May 28, 2020 18:42:53

The probe panel looking into the fatal fire that broke out at Dhaka's United Hospital has found that the hospital lacked proper fire safety measures. Five people were killed on Wednesday after the fi...

Govt undertaking Tk 1.0b project to repair embankments: Minister

-- May 28, 2020 18:25:47

The government is taking a Tk 1.0 billion project to repair embankments damaged during cyclone Amphan, State Minister for Water Resources Zahid Faruk said Thursday. He made the remarks while visiting...