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Two killed in Cox’s Bazar head-on-collision

FE Online Desk August 19, 2017 08:09:46

Two people were killed and six others injured as a private car and an easy bike collided head-on on a road adjacent to Cox’s Bazar Shaibal hotel in Cox’s bazar on Saturday 8am.  All...

Youth dies from electrocution

-- August 19, 2017 06:34:13

A youth died after being electrocuted at Durgapur village under Benapole Port Police Station on Saturday morning. The deceased has been identified as Atiar Biswas, 27, son of one Aftab Biswas of the...

Four die as truck overturns in Naogaon

-- August 19, 2017 04:48:47

At least four people died after a freight truck overturned into a ditch, police say. The accident occurred on the Naogaon-Rajshahi Highway in Manda Upazila around 9am on Saturday, said Manda Police...

BGB arrests gold smuggler at Benapole

-- August 18, 2017 14:41:38

The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members arrested an alleged gold smuggler along with 14 gold bars worth Tk 5.6 million from Benapole border area of Jessore on Friday. The arrestee was identified as...

Two girls return after languishing in Indian jail

UNB August 17, 2017 05:29:25

Two Bangladeshi teenage girls returned home after serving two-year jail term in an Indian prison for two years. Indian police handed them over to Benapole police immigration on Wednesday night. Omar...

BGB nab ‘hundi trader’ at Benapole

-- August 16, 2017 05:01:16

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel in a raid arrested a suspected hundi trader along with Tk 2.85 million from Benapole Railway Station area in Sharsha upazila of Jessore district on Tuesday. T...

Two electrocuted in Joypurhat

-- August 16, 2017 04:52:23

Two people died in separate incidents of electrocution in Panchbibi upazila and Khetlal upazila on Tuesday. In Panchbibi upazila, Golam Rabbani Sourav, 15, a resident of Nayapara village, receiv...

Rivals hack AL activist to death in Magura

-- August 16, 2017 04:45:08

An activist of ruling Awami League (AL) was hacked to death by rivals at Sablat village in Shalikha upazila of Magura district over establishing supremacy in the area early Tuesday. The deceased was...

BGB seizes 47 bottles of foreign liquor in Benapole

-- August 15, 2017 03:58:50

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized 47 bottles of foreign liquor from Raghunathpur border area in Benapole on Monday night. BGB camp commander Nayeb Subedar Shahid said that on secret in...

Two die in Narsingdi road mishap

FE Report August 14, 2017 06:24:21

A microbus driver and a passenger were killed and six other people were injured as a vehicle hit it on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Bakulnagar area of Raipura upazila in Narsingdi district on Monday mornin...

Indigenous man ‘hangs himself’

-- August 14, 2017 04:49:48

An indigenous man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at Paruliya village in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi district on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Ratan Chandra, 40, son of Moli...

Bailey bridge collapses in Pirojpur, commuters suffer

-- August 12, 2017 12:06:50

A bailey bridge in Pirojpur district collapsed Saturday, suspending vehicular movement on 12 routes. Deputy Engineer of Road and Highway division in the district Md Fakhrul Islam said that the bridge...

Barisal bus-strike called off

-- August 11, 2017 08:55:04

Barisal-Patuakhali Bus and Minibus Owners' Association called their indefinite strike off on 38 routes of six districts under Barisal division following a fruitful meeting with the local administratio...

Wanted 'drug pedlar' held in Chandpur

-- August 10, 2017 06:44:30

Police arrested an alleged drug pedlar along with Yaba tablets and Phensedyl from his residence at Toraghar in Hajiganj municipality area of Chandpur district early Thursday. Tipped off, a team of p...

Two brokers at Jhenaidah BRTA office jailed

-- August 09, 2017 13:35:58

A mobile court sentenced two brokers to seven days imprisonment for harassing service seekers at the local office of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) in Jhenaidah. The convicts are Rajib Ho...

Probe duly to ensure punishment in cases

FE Report August 07, 2017 04:00:59

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Chairman Iqbal Mahmood asked the commission officials on Sunday to carry out investigation of corruption allegations correctly to ensure punishment of the culprits in...

Miscreants stab man to death in Jhenidah

-- August 06, 2017 13:06:46

Unidentified men stabbed a man to death in Jhenidah on Sunday. Police said the deceased, 30-year-old Firoz Hossain, was local leader of Awami Swechhasebok League, an affiliate body Awami League, repo...

Housewife 'commits' suicide in Comilla

-- August 05, 2017 11:37:04

A housewife allegedly committed suicide by pouring kerosene over her body and set herself ablaze at Brahmanpara upazila of Comilla on Friday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Shahinur Akhter,...

Bus strike continues on Natore-Bogra route

-- August 05, 2017 11:35:31

The bus strike on Natore-Bogra route remained suspended for the third consecutive day on Saturday. District Bus Owners’ Association enforced the indefinite bus strike on Thursday in protest of...

JMB man gets life term in Chapainawabganj

-- July 31, 2017 18:46:52

A member of banned Islamic outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) has got life term imprisonment in an arms case in Chapainawabganj on Monday. Judge of Chapainawabganj Special Tribunal Court-2...

BGB seizes 2 tonnes Indian cherry at Benapole

-- July 31, 2017 18:39:38

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members seized two tonnes of Indian cherry worth about Tk 6 lakh from Sadipur border area in Benapole of Jessore on Monday.Lt Col Ariful Haque, commanding officer of BGB-...

CI seizes 72,000 banned cigarettes from HSIA

FE Report July 29, 2017 07:52:32

Customs Intelligence (CI) seized 72,000 sticks of import-banned cigarettes from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in the capital on Friday. CI officials seized the cigarettes in 360 carto...

Cox’s Bazar landslides kill four

FE Online Report July 25, 2017 10:13:49

At least four people, including two children, were killed and five others injured in landslides in Cox’s Bazar district on Tuesday.   The victims were identified as Saima, 5, Jihan, 7, Mo...

NOAB urges govt not to frame any law against free press

FE Report July 24, 2017 08:19:20

  The Newspaper Owners' Association of Bangladesh (NOAB) has urged the government to refrain from making any law that is contrary to the freedom of expression and freedom of press. It also call...

HSC pass rate falls to 68.91 per cent on new evaluation measures

FE Online Report July 23, 2017 10:26:16

The pass rate of HSC and equivalent higher secondary exams has fallen to 68.91 this year from 74.7 per cent in 2016, according to Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid. The difference was due to the n...

Six divisions await heavy rains

FE Report July 23, 2017 08:25:16

Some places in Mymensingh, Dhaka, Khulna, Barisal, Chittagong, and Sylhet divisions are likely to experience heavy to very heavy rains during the next 24 hours due to active monsoon. Landslides may a...

Six policemen withdrawn for 'harassment' of UNO at Barisal court

FE Report July 23, 2017 08:16:06

Bangladesh Police have withdrawn six of its personnel, who were on duty in court during the 'harassment' of UNO Tariq Salmon in Barisal. The police personnel are Sub-Inspector Nripen Das, Assistant T...

Two electricians electrocuted while working on electric pole

-- July 22, 2017 08:59:04

Two people were electrocuted while carrying out repair works on an electric pole at Baninagar in Kaliganj upazila of Lalmonirhat district on Friday night. The deceased were identified as Rubel Mia, 2...

Two die as bus dashes against tree

UNB July 22, 2017 08:47:05

At least two people were killed and 11 others injured when a bus crashed into a tree at Rohabari in Kazipur upazila of Sirajganj district on Saturday.   One of the deceased was identified as Mi...

Hilsa production increases 6,000 mts

UNB July 19, 2017 10:11:16

The production of hilsa has increased 6,000 mts this year following the government's steps to save mother hilsa during its breeding period, Fisheries Department said.   The production of hilsa...