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Myanmar visit depends on PM's instruction: Home minister

Myanmar visit depends on PM's instruction: Home minister

-- 2017-09-26 08:52:37

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Tuesday said the decision about his visit to Myanmar will be taken after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returns home from the USA.   “The Myanmar visit wil...

ACC sues three over graft charge

ACC sues three over graft charge

-- 2017-09-26 08:24:44

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday filed a case against three persons, including two bank officials, for allegedly swindling out about Tk 926 million from Sonali Bank Ltd.   ACC de...

Crash programme against contraband polythene soon

Crash programme against contraband polythene soon

-- 2017-09-26 07:24:16

The government has decided to start 'crash programme' against production and marketing of contraband polythene bags across the country, reports BSS.   "We will soon start countrywide 'crash pro...

ACC arrests businessman on graft charge in Dhaka

ACC arrests businessman on graft charge in Dhaka

-- 2017-09-26 07:05:10

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday arrested a businessman from the capital in connection with three graft cases.   ACC assistant director Gulshan Anwar arrested managing director o...

Teenager beaten to death over theft allegations in Mymensingh

Teenager beaten to death over theft allegations in Mymensingh

-- 2017-09-26 06:24:33

A group of men has beaten a teenager to death in Mymensingh on suspicion of thievery.   The incident was reported on Monday from a village in the district's Gouripur Upazila, police said. &nbs...

Four get life term over murder in Comilla

Four get life term over murder in Comilla

-- 2017-09-26 05:42:13

A Comilla court on Tuesday sentenced four people to life term imprisonment in a case filed for killing a man in Meghna upazila of the district in 2005.   The lifers are Idullah Mia, son of Abdu...

Quader emphasises on proper sanitation, drinking water in Rohingya camps

Quader emphasises on proper sanitation, drinking water in Rohingya camps

-- 2017-09-26 05:18:00

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Tuesday urged the local and international aid agencies to forward in order to ensure proper sanitation and safe drinking water in the Rohingya cam...

UN urges Suu Kyi to meet Rohingya in Rakhine, Cox’s Bazar personally

UN urges Suu Kyi to meet Rohingya in Rakhine, Cox’s Bazar personally

-- 2017-09-26 04:55:24

Seven UN experts strongly asked Myanmar government to stop all violence against the Rohingya community and asked State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi to talk to Rohingyas personally.   “We c...

PM working online from USA

PM working online from USA

FE Online Desk 2017-09-26 01:34:40

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, now in the United States, is keeping round-the-clock contact with her office in Dhaka and clearing urgent files online. PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim told news ag...

Police detain 41 in Dinajpur

Police detain 41 in Dinajpur

-- 2017-09-26 01:04:33

Police, in separate drives from Monday night to Tuesday morning, detained 41 persons including five alleged drug traders and recovered 550 liters of locally made liquor, 300 bottles of Phensidyl and 9...

SCC, BRAC sign MoU to face urban poverty

SCC, BRAC sign MoU to face urban poverty

Our Correspondent 2017-09-25 12:00:00

Speakers at an event in Sylhet on Saturday laid emphasis on the need for coordinated measures to face the increasing urban poverty in Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) area in 2020.   The function...

Early cultivated beans start appearing in local markets

Early cultivated beans start appearing in local markets

Roving Correspondent 2017-09-25 12:00:00

Beans cultivated in early season has started appearing in the local markets of the district.   Local source said over 4,000 farmers of Santhia, Bera, Chatmohor, Atghoria, Ishwardi and Sujanaga...

Protests precede fresh power-price hike move

Protests precede fresh power-price hike move

FE Report 2017-09-25 12:00:00

A weeklong public hearing on government proposals for hiking power tariffs afresh starts today (Monday) with a prelude of protests from businesspeople and cross-sections of consumers.   Bangla...

VAT rules now up  for amendment

VAT rules now up for amendment

Doulot Akter Mala 2017-09-25 12:00:00

With a new law put on the backburner, government's revenue authority decided to amend the existing value-added tax (VAT) rules to digitise the taxing.   Sources said under the amended rules,...

Export incentives beyond RMG for newer markets on the anvil

Export incentives beyond RMG for newer markets on the anvil

Syful Islam 2017-09-25 12:00:00

The government moves to offer cash subsidy on some more products in the new-market- expansion category to encourage businesses to expand country's export trade.   Presently, only apparel items...

Small factories fighting losing battle with large ones

Small factories fighting losing battle with large ones

Monira Munni 2017-09-25 12:00:00

A large number of readymade garments accessories manufacturing factories were closed in the recent years mainly due to lack of access to bank loans, short-supply of electricity and low technology-base...

DU 'Kha' unit admission test results today

DU 'Kha' unit admission test results today

-- 2017-09-25 12:00:00

The admission test results of ‘Kha’ (B) unit of Dhaka University for 2017-18 academic session will be published this (Monday) noon.   Professor Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman, acting vice-chan...

Throat-slit body of woman found

Throat-slit body of woman found

-- 2017-09-25 12:00:00

The slit-throat body of a woman was found at her house at Dawkia Latifabad village in Boropool area of Sadar upazila on Monday.    The deceased was identified as Parul (32), wife of one Sh...

Rohingya women with AIDS in Ctg hospital

Rohingya women with AIDS in Ctg hospital

-- 2017-09-25 12:00:00

Two Rohingya women with AIDS have been admitted to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) for treatment. The two were transferred from a refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar’s Ukhiya Upazila o...

Govt to finalise health surcharge policy when PM returns

Govt to finalise health surcharge policy when PM returns

-- 2017-09-25 12:00:00

The 'health development surcharge management policy' will be finalised once Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returns home, Health Minister Mohammed Nasim has said. Nasim made the announcement at a progra...

BSF tortures BD youth to death

BSF tortures BD youth to death

-- 2017-09-25 12:00:00

A Bangladeshi young man was tortured to death by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Dabri border area in Haripur upazila of Thakurgaon district early Monday. The deceased has been ident...

'Decision on Rohingyas' refugee status after talks with Myanmar'

'Decision on Rohingyas' refugee status after talks with Myanmar'

-- 2017-09-25 12:00:00

Bangladesh will consider the matter of granting official refugee status to the Rohingyas only after talks with Myanmar.   "Bilateral talks will be held with Myanmar. Until then they will be tre...

Govt seeks $250m from WB for health services of Rohingyas

Govt seeks $250m from WB for health services of Rohingyas

-- 2017-09-25 08:03:49

The health ministry sought 250 million dollar from the World Bank to provide health services to the Rohingyas who fled to Bangladesh amid persecution in Myanmar’s in Rakhain State.   Bang...

'No chaos in relief distribution among Rohingyas'

'No chaos in relief distribution among Rohingyas'

-- 2017-09-25 07:57:23

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Monday said the participation of Bangladesh Army in relief distribution among the Rohingyas along with the civil administration has ensured a good...

Give more emphasis on research works, President urges universities

Give more emphasis on research works, President urges universities

-- 2017-09-25 07:36:09

 President Abdul Hamid on Monday urged the country’s university authorities to give more emphasis on research works ensuring their global standard.   “Research work is a very i...

Akhaura land port to remain shut for 11 days

Akhaura land port to remain shut for 11 days

-- 2017-09-25 06:34:11

The regular export-import activities at the Akhaura land port will remain suspended for 11 days starting from September 26 till October 6 on the occasion of the Durga Puja.   However, travelers...

Nine support teams to give healthcare to Rohingyas

Nine support teams to give healthcare to Rohingyas

-- 2017-09-25 06:16:32

Save the Children in Bangladesh will send nine mobile emergency healthcare support teams to Cox’s Bazar to give primary healthcare support to about 165,000 displaced Rohingya people.   Th...

'Myanmar has to decide on safe zone for Rohingyas'

'Myanmar has to decide on safe zone for Rohingyas'

-- 2017-09-25 05:41:57

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said a safe zone inside Myanmar for the Rohingyas has to be decided by the Myanmar government.   Otherwise, the security council's intervention...

Reports on foiled plot to assassinate PM baseless: PMO

Reports on foiled plot to assassinate PM baseless: PMO

-- 2017-09-24 12:00:00

The Prime Minister’s Office termed the reports over a foiled plot to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as baseless, misleading and intentional.   The PMO statement, issued on Sunda...

Govt awards package waiver on land-transfer charges

Govt awards package waiver on land-transfer charges

Doulot Akter Mala 2017-09-24 12:00:00

Registration and all other fees and stamp duty for land transfer by landowners to developers of private economic zones have all been waived as a stimulus. Government authorities believe the exempt...