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Youth found slaughtered in Shariatpur

Youth found slaughtered in Shariatpur

-- 2017-09-15 04:15:09

A young man was found slaughtered in a timber shop at Dubisaybar Bandar bazar in Jajira upazila of Shariatpur on Friday.   The deceased was identified as Uzzal Mollah, son of Afzal Mollah haile...

Refugee influx figure races to 0.4m

Refugee influx figure races to 0.4m

Pankaj Dastider 2017-09-15 01:23:17

CHITTAGONG, Sep 14: As many as 0.4 million Rohingya people have entered Cox's Bazar and Bandarban hill district since August 25. Another 0.1 million people are waiting in the no man's land of the Bang...

Schools, croplands, dwellings  under threat of collapse  in C'nawabganj, Bogra

Schools, croplands, dwellings under threat of collapse in C'nawabganj, Bogra

Roving Correspondent 2017-09-15 01:06:19

CHAPAINAWABGANJ, Sept 14: Schools, madrasahs, dwellings and some government and non-government structures of Chapainawabganj Sadar are in a serious threat of collapse after receding floodwater.Around...

Rally on community policing focuses on effective action  against drug peddlers

Rally on community policing focuses on effective action against drug peddlers

Our Correspondent 2017-09-15 01:04:31

SYLHET, Sept 14: Speakers at a rally on community policing stressed strict measures against drug and militant activities with a target to keeping the law and order situation normal and peaceful in cit...

Diplomats visit Rohingya camps

Diplomats visit Rohingya camps

-- 2017-09-14 12:51:23

COX'S BAZAR, Sept 13 (Agencies): A group of diplomats, stationed in Dhaka, visited on Wednesday the Rohingyas who have taken shelter in Bangladesh.Sixty-three representatives, including ambassadors an...

Mother hacked to death ‘by son’

Mother hacked to death ‘by son’

-- 2017-09-14 12:46:18

A woman was hacked to death allegedly by her son at Tutkhali village of Benapole in Sharsha upazila over family dispute on Thursday morning.   Locals said Bappi Rahman, 19, son of Masudur Rahma...

Rangpur farmers show more  interest in lemon farming

Rangpur farmers show more interest in lemon farming

Our Correspondent 2017-09-14 12:36:27

RANGPUR, Sept 13: The farmers of Rangpur division are showing more interest in commercial cultivation of lemon due to handsome profit. Earlier, most of the farmers of the region cultivated lemon on li...

Uplift work in Kanaighat UZ in progress

Uplift work in Kanaighat UZ in progress

Our Corrspondent 2017-09-14 12:33:40

SYLHET, Sept 13: Under the Second Rural Transport Improvement Project (RTIP-II) of World Bank financing, repair work of the five -year pilot project on the 35km long Sylhet-Gachhbari GC-Kanaighat Upaz...

ECNEC approves 10 projects involving Tk 51.81 billion

ECNEC approves 10 projects involving Tk 51.81 billion

FE Report 2017-09-14 12:00:00

The government approved Wednesday ten development projects involving a total cost of Tk 51.81 billion.   With Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presiding, the Executive Committee of the National Eco...

Vehicles carrying extra cargo pay meagre fine

Vehicles carrying extra cargo pay meagre fine

Munima Sultana 2017-09-14 12:00:00

Cargo vehicle operators have been carrying goods beyond the allowed level by taking advantage of paying only Tk 2,000 as fine, fixed by the authorities concerned for the time being.   The oper...

Rohingya crisis: Scramble for aid

Rohingya crisis: Scramble for aid

-- 2017-09-14 12:00:00

Thousands of Rohingyas are searching for shelters on a 20km stretch of road in southeastern Bangladesh while aid workers are struggling to reach refugees camped on spontaneous sites.   Nearly 4...

Five held over Munshiganj shrine murders

Five held over Munshiganj shrine murders

-- 2017-09-14 12:00:00

Police have detained five people in connection with the murder of two women at a shrine in Munshiganj.   A case has been filed by Kafiluddin, the son of victim Taizun Khatun, said Sadar Police...

Points to be deducted for taking medical exam second time: SC

Points to be deducted for taking medical exam second time: SC

-- 2017-09-14 12:00:00

The Supreme Court’s chamber judge has removed the High Court stay on deducting 5 points from examinees taking medical and dental college admission tests for the second time, reports bdnews24. &...

Euro Parliament threatens Myanmar sanctions

Euro Parliament threatens Myanmar sanctions

-- 2017-09-14 11:21:17

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution threatening Myanmar with taking “punitive sanctions” following the Rakhine State crisis that is forcing hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas...

JS in unison to challenge 16th Amendment verdict legally

JS in unison to challenge 16th Amendment verdict legally

-- 2017-09-14 08:52:38

The Jatiya Sangsad (parliament) has unanimously adopted a resolution to challenge the 16th Amendment verdict legally. The resolution adopted on Thursday is seeking appropriate legal measures for scra...

Indian relief for Rohingya reaches Ctg

Indian relief for Rohingya reaches Ctg

-- 2017-09-14 08:11:57

Indian relief has reached Chittagong for distribution among Rohingya refugees in southeastern Cox’s Bazar district of Bangladesh. The consignment weighing around 53 tonnes (mt) arrived at Hazra...

UN fears 1m Rohingya influx into Bangladesh

UN fears 1m Rohingya influx into Bangladesh

-- 2017-09-14 07:13:38

With about 10,000 to 20,000 new Rohingya refugees arriving in Bangladesh a day, the UN agencies fear that the total number may reach one million by the year-end if the situation in Myanmar remains unc...

Three die in Noakhali head-on crash

Three die in Noakhali head-on crash

-- 2017-09-14 02:44:26

At least three people were killed and 18 others sustained injuries in a head-on collision between two buses at Sebarhat Bazar area under Senbagh upazila of Noakhali district on Thursday morning. &nbs...

Light to moderate rain likely

Light to moderate rain likely

-- 2017-09-14 02:42:29

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at places over the country in the next 24 hours ending at Friday morning.   "Light to moderate ra...

PM asks fresh cops to give priority to human rights

PM asks fresh cops to give priority to human rights

-- 2017-09-14 02:03:47

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked the fresh police officers for giving topmost priority to fundamental rights of the people, human rights and establishing rule of law in the country. &n...

Flood disrupts academic activities at 21 schools in Moulvibazar, Dinajpur

Flood disrupts academic activities at 21 schools in Moulvibazar, Dinajpur

Our Correspondent 2017-09-13 12:00:00

Academic activities of 20 educational institutions in Juri upazila of Moulvibazar remain suspended due to prolonged floods and water stagnancy.   Some of the institutions located on the Hakalu...

Thousands in Dhaka protest Myanmar treatment of Rohingyas

Thousands in Dhaka protest Myanmar treatment of Rohingyas

FE Online Desk 2017-09-13 12:00:00

Thousands of people in capital Dhaka have rallied in protests against the violence like killings and arsons against Rohingya Muslims in northern Rakhine state of Myanmar.   Islami Andolon Bang...

Suu Kyi to skip UN General Assembly

Suu Kyi to skip UN General Assembly

Reuters 2017-09-13 12:00:00

Myanmar's national leader Aung San Suu Kyi, facing outrage over ethnic violence that has forced about 370,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh, will not attend the upcoming UN General Assembly b...

One held with 80,000 pieces of banned injections

One held with 80,000 pieces of banned injections

-- 2017-09-13 12:00:00

Customs intelligence officials arrested a Bangladeshi national along with 80,000 pieces of banned Indian injections from Benapole customs checkpost on Tuesday night.   The arrestee was ide...

BGB nabs ‘drug trader’ at Benapole

BGB nabs ‘drug trader’ at Benapole

FE Online Desk 2017-09-13 12:00:00

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive arrested an alleged drug trader along with Indian liquor and Phensedyl syrup from Benapole area of Sharsha upazila early Wednesday.  The...

€3m EU aid for Rohingyas

€3m EU aid for Rohingyas

-- 2017-09-13 12:00:00

EU Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides, has announced additional aid as more and more refugees arrive in Bangladesh from Myanmar.   The European Commis...

Rohingya drowning toll crosses 100

Rohingya drowning toll crosses 100

-- 2017-09-13 12:00:00

Police in Cox’s Bazar have recovered the bodies of seven more Rohingyas from the Naf River, raising the total number of refugees killed during the crossing to over 100.   The bodies were...

Govt investigating ‘money laundering' by Khaleda’s family: PM

Govt investigating ‘money laundering' by Khaleda’s family: PM

-- 2017-09-13 12:00:00

The government is investigating the alleged money-laundering by the members of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s family.   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina revealed the information on Wednesday w...

No gas shortage from next year: Tawfiq-e-Elahi

No gas shortage from next year: Tawfiq-e-Elahi

-- 2017-09-13 12:00:00

Prime Minister’s Energy Advisor Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi-Chowdhury said the country will not have to experience any gas shortage from the first half of the next year.   “Every day, the cou...

Intervene in Rohingya crisis: Nobel winners to UNSC

Intervene in Rohingya crisis: Nobel winners to UNSC

-- 2017-09-13 08:48:41

Twelve Nobel laureates and 18 other eminent global citizens have sent an open letter to the president and member states of UN Security Council urging them to intervene immediately to end the humanitar...