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DSCC Mayor hopes to remove wastage of sacrificial animals within 24 hours  

-- September 02, 2017 19:08:24

 Mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Sayeed Khokon today said the wastage of sacrificial animals would be removed within 24 hours. "We have started removing the wastage. Both the Dhak...

Holidaymakers defy all odds on way home

-- September 01, 2017 17:08:20

People have been paying extra for last-minute tickets out of Dhaka, according to bdnews24.com.   Huge crowds continued to descend on the bus terminals at the capital's Kalyanpur, College Gate a...

Low market prices dishearten cattle rearers in Bogra, Nilphamari dists

Our Correspondent September 01, 2017 00:36:56

BOGRA, Aug 31: Rearers of the district are disappointed due to low market prices of cattle head before Eid.The farm owners, who usually rear cattle only to supply during Eid al-Azha, are not getting e...

Natore hog plum growers make good profit this season

Roving Correspondent September 01, 2017 00:36:17

Hog plums start appearing in the markets across Natore district abundantly. The snap was taken from Boraigram of Natore on Thursday. — FE Photo NATORE, Aug 31: Hundreds of hog plum growers of N...

Another Rohingya boat capsizes, killing 17

-- August 31, 2017 11:02:22

Seventeen more bodies were recovered on Thursday morning from Naf River in Shah Porir Dwip area in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar district where a boat capsized in the river on Wednesday night.  ...

Lightning kills three in Khagrachhari

-- August 31, 2017 10:19:55

Three people including a father and his daughter were killed as a lightning struck them at Milonkarbaripara area under Tobolchhari union of Matiranga upazila on Wednesday evening.   The decease...

Woman dies in Chuadanga road accident

-- August 30, 2017 17:09:26

A woman was killed as a speeding truck ran her over at Ujirpur village of Damurhuda upazila of Chuadanga on Wednesday.   The deceased was identified as Shahida Begum, 35, wife of late Shahjahan...

College girl killed after gang-rape on moving bus

-- August 30, 2017 11:30:23

    A college girl has been killed after being gang-raped on a moving bus travelling from Sirajganj to Mymensingh.   She was attacked on a Chhowa Paribahan bus on Friday night, the...

Police exhume body after 36 days of death

-- August 29, 2017 16:52:16

Police exhumed a body of a man, who allegedly committed suicide, at Babukhali village in Mohammadpur upazila of Magura on Monday, 36 days after his death.   Tariqul Islam, officer-in-charge of...

Lightning strike leaves two farmers dead in Pirojpur

-- August 29, 2017 16:47:40

Two farmers died in lightning strike at Ataurkhali village in Bhandaria upazila of Pirojpur on Tuesday.   The deceased were identified as Jahangir Hossain, 30, son of Moyenuddin Khan and Nasiru...

UN chief urges Bangladesh to allow fleeing Rohingyas

-- August 29, 2017 16:29:08

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged the Bangladesh to continue to allow the Rohingyas fleeing violence to seek safety in Bangladesh from Myanmar.   UN Secretary General made...

Two die in Dhaka sewerage explosion

-- August 29, 2017 10:33:18

Two people have died in an explosion of a sewerage line that triggered a fire in the capital's Golapbagh.   The incident occurred on Monday night, Dhaka Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissi...

Jute harvest going on in full swing in Gopalganj

Our Correspondent August 29, 2017 01:15:08

Farmers harvest jute from a land in Gobra village under Gopalganj Sadar on Monday. — FE Photo GOPALGANJ, Aug 28: Jute harvest is going on in full swing in the district. Farmers are also happy o...

Fish trader dies after being hit by launch

FE Online Desk August 28, 2017 14:53:13

A fish trader has died as a launch knocked him down while he was unloading fish at Sadarghat terminal on Monday morning.   Shahidul Islam, who is in charge of Hasnabad River Police Outpost, sai...

Six shops gutted in B’baria market fire

-- August 28, 2017 11:25:20

Six shops were gutted in a fire that broke out at a Photocopy market adjacent to City Centre Market in the Brahmanbaria district town on Sunday midnight.   Fire service officials said the fire...

Newborn found dead in Satkhira

FE Online Report August 27, 2017 15:56:44

Police recovered the body of a newborn baby from a pond adjacent to Marie Stopes clinic at Palashpool area of Satkhira district on Sunday morning.   Maruf Ahmed, officer-in-charge (OC) of the S...

Father, son among three die in road crash

-- August 27, 2017 10:00:51

Three people, including two of a family, were killed and 25 injured in a road accident at Bedgram in the Gopalganj Sadar upazila early Sunday. Police said a bus of 'Golden Line Paribahan' was heading...

Two get jail for stalking schoolgirls

-- August 26, 2017 16:28:48

A mobile court sentenced two young men to two months jail for stalking two schoolgirls in Nabinagar upazila of Brahmanbaria on Friday. The convicted youths are — Faisal Ahmed Topu, 22, son of l...

Teenager stabbed to death in Narail

-- August 26, 2017 15:53:29

A teenage boy was stabbed to death at Kalia upazila of Narail on Friday afternoon over establishing supremacy. The deceased was identified as Azmal Fakir, 18, son of Mannan Fakir, reports UNB. Shimu...

Police arrest 59 in Magura

-- August 26, 2017 15:46:05

Police arrested 59 people accused in different cases from different areas of Magura in a special drive in last 48 hours. Tariqul Islam, additional superintendent of Magura Police, said that the law e...

Lightning claims two lives in Savar

-- August 22, 2017 07:46:43

Two youths died and ten other people sustained injuries in a lightning strike while riding a boat at Katlapur Ghat area in Savar early Tuesday.   The deceased have been identified as Sohag (25)...

Five die as two buses collide in Pabna

UNB August 22, 2017 06:47:39

Five people were killed and at least ten others injured in a head-on collision between two buses in Chinakhara area of Santhia upazila of Pabna district on Tuesday morning.   The deceased could...

‘Criminal’ killed in reported gunfight

-- August 22, 2017 03:29:18

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...

Tech leaders warn against 'killer robots'

FE Online Desk August 21, 2017 10:13:48

More than 100 leading robotics experts are urging the United Nations to take action in order to prevent the development of "killer robots".   In a letter to the organisation, artificial intelli...

DU Finance 21st batch tastes corporate dinner

FE Online Desk August 21, 2017 08:15:00

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...

Five cops closed for negligence in duty

UNB August 21, 2017 06:04:29

Five policemen of Sadar Police Station were closed to Chuadanga Police Lines last night in connection with negligence of duty over an incident of theft at Samabay Market in the district town.  ...

Teenager held with hundi money

-- August 21, 2017 04:55:16

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested an alleged hundi trader with Tk 0.4 million (Tk 4 lakh) in Putkhali border area under Benapole Port Police Station on Sunday. The arrestee was identi...

Couple electrocuted in Tangail

-- August 21, 2017 04:41:18

 A man and his wife died from electrocution in Alsha village in Delduar upazila of Tangail district on Sunday evening.   The deceased were identified as Nowaz Ali Miah, 50, and his wife Na...

BGB nab 18 Bangladeshis at Benapole

-- August 20, 2017 06:31:54

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel nabbed 18 Bangladeshi nationals, including three children, while they were illegally entering the country from India from Gatipara area in Benapole on Saturday....

Dhaka-northern region rail link snapped

UNB August 20, 2017 05:04:52

The train communication of Dhaka with the northern region of the country remained suspended since Sunday morning as a part of a rail bridge on the Pouli River in Kalihati upazila of Tangail district s...