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Arrange free, neutral Dhaka City polls: Sujon to EC

Arrange free, neutral Dhaka City polls: Sujon to EC

-- 2020-01-25 14:50:29

Sushasoner Jonno Nagorik (Sujon), a civil rights body, on Saturday urged the Election Commission (EC) to arrange “free, neutral and peaceful” Dhaka city polls. The election of Dhaka south...

Uber aims to decongest Dhaka with UberPOOL launch

Uber aims to decongest Dhaka with UberPOOL launch

FE Online Desk 2019-11-26 14:52:02

Ride-sharing company Uber marked its 3 years of operations in Bangladesh by launching the much awaited ‘UberPOOL’ in Dhaka. With millions of trips completed in the past 3 years and with t...

Curtain falls on Dhaka International Folk Fest

Curtain falls on Dhaka International Folk Fest

-- 2019-11-17 13:22:14

The three-day Dhaka International Folk Fest (DIFF) ended on Saturday night with music lovers rejoicing at the soothing tune of local and international folk singers. Held at the Bangladesh Army Stadiu...

DU students stage sit-in demanding solution to accommodation crisis

DU students stage sit-in demanding solution to accommodation crisis

-- 2019-10-29 13:43:57

A section of students of Dhaka University on Tuesday staged sit-in in front of the Vice-Chancellor’s (VC) residence, demanding an end to the accommodation crisis in the residential halls. The p...

Badda road accident kills elderly woman

Badda road accident kills elderly woman

FE Report 2018-02-17 15:07:02

A woman has been killed in a road accident at Fuji Tower area of Badda in the capital on Saturday morning.  The deceased, Rizia Begum (55) was crushed under the wheels of a speedy covered van wh...

RAB arrests ‘arms traders’ in city

RAB arrests ‘arms traders’ in city

-- 2018-02-12 10:39:57

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested three suspected arms traders from Mohammadpur area of Dhaka in the capital on early Monday. A team of RAB-2 conducted a drive in the area and arrested...

Private university student dies after attack

Private university student dies after attack

-- 2017-11-06 12:00:00

A private university student has died after he came under an attack by a group of his acquaintances at Madhya Badda in the capital Dhaka on Monday morning. Twenty-four-year-old Nasim Ahmed was a thir...

Teenager dies after being stabbed

Teenager dies after being stabbed

-- 2017-11-06 12:00:00

A teenage boy was stabbed to death in Jinjira Namabari area of Keraniganj upazila of Dhaka on Sunday night. The deceased was Md Omar Faruk (16), son of Md Khalil, a tenant of the area hailing from Ch...

Police rescue toddler, three held

Police rescue toddler, three held

-- 2017-11-05 11:16:55

Members of detective branch of police have rescued a six-year-old boy on Saturday night who was abducted from Police Plaza in city’s Gulshan area of Dhaka. The law enforcers also arrested three...

Kunming University team meets DU VC

Kunming University team meets DU VC

FE Online Report 2017-11-04 02:16:55

A five-member delegation led by Zhang Zuwu, Vice-President of Kunming University, China met Dhaka University (DU) Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Md Akhtaruzzaman at his office on Friday. Other members of th...

Man held with 31 gold bars at Dhaka airport

Man held with 31 gold bars at Dhaka airport

-- 2017-10-29 11:15:18

A man was arrested with 31 gold bars weighing around 3.430 kg from Dhaka Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Saturday. The arrestee is identified as Siddique, hailing from Bancharampur upazila...

Three smugglers held with 9.33kg gold

Three smugglers held with 9.33kg gold

-- 2017-10-26 12:00:00

Members of Detective Branch of police arrested three members of a gold smuggling gang along with 9.33 kilograms of gold from the Airport road in Dhaka on Wednesday night. The identities of the arrest...

348g of gold seized at Dhaka airport

348g of gold seized at Dhaka airport

-- 2017-10-23 12:04:05

Customs officials have seized 348g of gold hidden in the shoes of a passenger at Dhaka’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, a news agency reported. Milon Pramanik, a Biman Bangladesh passe...

Two more held over Talha murder

Two more held over Talha murder

-- 2017-10-18 11:58:58

Police arrested two suspected muggers in connection with Daffodil International University (DIU) student Talha murder case. The arrestees are Milon (20), and Sabuj (19), a news agency reported. Tipp...

Dhaka to get Bloomberg’s fund for healthy city promotion

Dhaka to get Bloomberg’s fund for healthy city promotion

-- 2017-10-10 12:41:39

Dhaka is one of the 50 cities of the global network committed to saving lives by preventing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as heart problems, cancer, diabetes and injuries. The Bloomberg Phila...

Fugitive convict among two arrested

Fugitive convict among two arrested

-- 2017-10-05 01:02:34

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested two alleged criminals, including a death-row fugitive convict, along with arms from Alamnagar in Hemayetpur of Savar on Wednesday. The arrestees were...

Dhaka Bank inks term sheet with Chandpur Power Gen

Dhaka Bank inks term sheet with Chandpur Power Gen

FE Online Desk 2017-10-03 12:00:00

Dhaka Bank Limited signed a Term Sheet with Chandpur Power Generations Limited - a concern of Doreen Group for arrangement of Syndicated Term Loan of USD 65.00 million Monday at the Corporate Office o...

Snake charmer hacked dead

Snake charmer hacked dead

-- 2017-10-03 10:31:21

A snake charmer was hacked to death by miscreants at a Bedey Palli in Porabari area on Monday night.   Police said miscreants attacked Sohel Hossain, son of Nur Hossain, around 7 p.m. and hacked...

Business magazine shapes young business minds

Business magazine shapes young business minds

Md Shahjahan Khandakar 2017-09-28 12:12:42

Voice of Business (VoB), the first ever and the largest student-run publication team in Bangladesh, has been relentlessly working for the students of the Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dha...

Grinding machine blast kills one

Grinding machine blast kills one

-- 2017-09-28 12:00:00

An electrician was killed after a grinding machine blasted at his rented residence in Jamgora area of Ashulia on Wednesday evening. The deceased was identified as Salam alias Nayan, 25, supervisor of...

DU goes on 11-day holiday today

DU goes on 11-day holiday today

-- 2017-09-27 12:00:00

The Dhaka University (DU) declared an 11-day vacation from September 27 on the occasion of Durga Puja, Ashura and Laxmi Puja, reports BSS. All classes and examinations will remain closed until Octobe...

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...

DU admission tests begin Sept 15

DU admission tests begin Sept 15

-- 2017-09-14 12:01:11

The first-year honors admission tests of Dhaka University (DU) for academic session 2016-2017 will begin on Friday with the entry exam for the Business Studies faculty under "Ga-Unit" (C unit). ...

Dhaka bourse opens flat

Dhaka bourse opens flat

FE Online Report

Dhaka Stock Exchange has displayed a flat movement as major sectors performed mixed on Sunday, the first day of the week. Among the major sectors, the banking sector failed to keep investors’...

DU Finance 21st batch tastes corporate dinner

DU Finance 21st batch tastes corporate dinner

FE Online Desk

The 21st batch students of the Department of Finance, University of Dhaka dined out in corporate style on Saturday celebrating the completion of one year of academic life and friendship.   They...

‘Criminal’ killed in reported gunfight

‘Criminal’ killed in reported gunfight

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An alleged criminal was killed in a reported gunfight with detectives in Jurain graveyard area of Dhaka city early Tuesday. The deceased, aged around 30, could not be identified immediately. Mahbubu...