Loading...
The Financial Express

Search results for: national

Rohingya coming to Bangladesh from India ‘worrisome’: Momen

Rohingya coming to Bangladesh from India ‘worrisome’: Momen

-- 2022-05-17 21:19:57

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said a good number of Rohingyas are coming to Bangladesh from India through fence areas in recent times which he sees as a matter of worry. "Unfortunatel...

Many Rohingya people coming to Bangladesh from India, says Momen

Many Rohingya people coming to Bangladesh from India, says Momen

-- 2022-05-17 20:44:23

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said a good number of Rohingya people are coming to Bangladesh from India through fence areas in recent times which he sees as a matter of concern.  &l...

Banks to remain open this Saturday

Banks to remain open this Saturday

-- 2022-05-17 20:27:56

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has asked banks for taking appropriate measures to keep open their branches or sub-branches relating to the hajj activities on May 21 (Saturday) for hajj management. The central...

HC sends businessman Ershad Ali to police custody for embezzling Tk 1.76b

HC sends businessman Ershad Ali to police custody for embezzling Tk 1.76b

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-17 20:04:05

The High Court on Tuesday handed over Md Ershad Ali, chairman of Ershad Brothers Corporation, to the officer in charge of Shahbagh Police Station in Dhaka after rejecting his anticipatory bail petitio...

'Not like exchanging Xmas card, legal process needed for Halder's extradition'

'Not like exchanging Xmas card, legal process needed for Halder's extradition'

-- 2022-05-17 19:39:35

Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami said on Tuesday that the legal process has to be completed before the extradition of fugitive Bangladeshi businessman PK Halder from Indi...

‘Ami Probashi’ revolutionising migration process

‘Ami Probashi’ revolutionising migration process

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-05-17 19:34:13

Digital BMET databank registration allows users to complete government processes from the comfort of their homes and increases aspiring migrant databank entry by 350%. The service was launched at zero...

HC seeks updated info of cases against PK Halder

HC seeks updated info of cases against PK Halder

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-17 17:45:33

The High Court (HC) on Tuesday asked the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to present the updated information in the cases filed against Proshanta Kumar Halder (PK Halder) within June 12. HC bench of...

S Asia is epicentre of severely wasted children

S Asia is epicentre of severely wasted children

-- 2022-05-17 17:28:37

South Asia remains the ‘epicentre’ of severe wasting, where roughly 1 in 22 children is severely wasted, three times as high as sub-Saharan Africa, says UNICEF on Tuesday. Bangladesh is a...

Govt announces Padma bridge tolls

Govt announces Padma bridge tolls

-- 2022-05-17 17:08:16

The government has finalised tolls for vehicles crossing the Padma bridge, a step closer to its planned inauguration in June. The tolls will be effective from the opening of the bridge, the governmen...

Practise restraint as food prices increasing globally, says PM

Practise restraint as food prices increasing globally, says PM

-- 2022-05-17 16:44:09

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged citizens to practise moderation in response to the rising prices of food and other commodities on the world market, according to Planning Minister MA Mannan. Th...

No Covid deaths for 27 consecutive days

No Covid deaths for 27 consecutive days

-- 2022-05-17 16:43:01

Bangladesh reported 32 Covid cases in 24 hours until Tuesday morning which took the total caseload to 1,953,081. With no new Covid death reported during the period for the 27th consecutive day, the t...

Pre-monsoon showers to drench most of the country

Pre-monsoon showers to drench most of the country

-- 2022-05-17 15:47:45

Brace for pre-monsoon showers in the next 24 hours. “Thundershowers with intense lightning flashes and temporary gusty or squally wind are likely to occur at many places over Rangpur, Mymensing...

Hearing on rule to bring back PK Halder June 12

Hearing on rule to bring back PK Halder June 12

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-17 15:32:52

The High Court on Tuesday fixed June 12 for hearing on the ruling over the repatriation of Prashanta Kumar Halder, former managing director of NRB Global Bank and Reliance Finance Limited, over money...

Kamrangirchar gas outage likely to continue for some time

Kamrangirchar gas outage likely to continue for some time

-- 2022-05-17 15:09:31

Public representatives have come forward in the past week to try and resolve the gas outage in Kamrangirchar, but they have not been able to give much hope about the restoration of the gas supply....

49 suspected Jamaat-Shibir activists arrested in Ctg

49 suspected Jamaat-Shibir activists arrested in Ctg

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-05-17 12:14:37

Police on Tuesday detained as many as 49 suspected members of Jamaat-e-Islami and Islami Chhatra Shibir in Chattogram. Officers said the suspects were detained from a hotel in Terry Bazar of Chattogr...

ACC seeks Interpol help for PK extradition

ACC seeks Interpol help for PK extradition

FE REPORT 2022-05-17 08:51:13

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has contacted the Interpol bureau in Delhi for the latter's help in extradition of PK Halder and his associates from India. "The commission is following legal s...

Vested quarter trying to get benefits using names of PM, her family: Government

Vested quarter trying to get benefits using names of PM, her family: Government

-- 2022-05-16 21:32:44

The government says a vested quarter is trying to get government works or other benefits using the names of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her family members. It warned that stern actions will be t...

Under-construction buildings responsible for 40pc of dengue infections

Under-construction buildings responsible for 40pc of dengue infections

-- 2022-05-16 21:01:11

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Fazle Noor Taposh on Monday said the under-construction buildings are responsible for 40 per cent of dengue infections in the city. "The under-construction b...

Bangladesh writes to India for details of PK Halder’s arrest

Bangladesh writes to India for details of PK Halder’s arrest

-- 2022-05-16 20:31:00

Bangladesh chapter of Interpol has written to its Indian counterpart for details of the arrest of Proshanta Kumar Halder, a fugitive Bangladeshi accused of embezzlement and money laundering. Mohiul I...

ACC seeks cancellation of Samrat’s bail

ACC seeks cancellation of Samrat’s bail

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-16 19:34:50

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed an appeal petition with the High Court seeking the cancellation of bail granted to expelled Jubo League leader Ismail Hossain Chowdhury Samrat in a case...

Taposh wants shops shut early to ease Dhaka's traffic jam

Taposh wants shops shut early to ease Dhaka's traffic jam

-- 2022-05-16 19:29:01

Dhaka South Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh has suggested shuttering shops early to reduce traffic jam in the city. He sees some more positive aspects of closing shops at 8 pm, reports bdnews24.com....

We will do whatever necessary to bring back PK Halder, says Momen

We will do whatever necessary to bring back PK Halder, says Momen

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-16 19:24:06

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Monday said the government of Bangladesh will take all necessary steps to bring back Prashant Kumar Halder or PK Halder, a fugitive Bangladeshi accused of embezzleme...

Election commission to update voter list from May 20

Election commission to update voter list from May 20

-- 2022-05-16 19:08:29

The election commission (EC) will begin updating the voter list from May 20. Enumerators of the EC will go door-to-door to collect information on prospective voters, reports BSS. The representatives...

65-day fishing ban at sea to begin from Friday

65-day fishing ban at sea to begin from Friday

-- 2022-05-16 19:03:28

The government has allocated 16,752 tonnes of rice under the Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) programme to assist the families of 2, 99,135 registered fishermen in 67 upazilas of 14 districts and Chatto...

AL to observe Hasina’s homecoming day on Tuesday

AL to observe Hasina’s homecoming day on Tuesday

-- 2022-05-16 18:48:01

The Awami League will mark the 42nd anniversary of the homecoming of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday with discussion meetings and prayers and distribution of charities, reports UNB. On this d...

Outer containment dome at RNPP to be installed in October 

Outer containment dome at RNPP to be installed in October 

-- 2022-05-16 18:11:30

Works on the pre-assembly outer containment dome of unit-1 have started at the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) and the dome is scheduled to be installed in October. According to a message received...

High Court hearing on Tuesday on pending rule to bring back PK Halder

High Court hearing on Tuesday on pending rule to bring back PK Halder

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-16 18:01:23

An initiative was taken to hold a hearing on a rule issued by the High Court about one and half years ago over the government steps to bring back Proshanta Kumar Halder, popularly known as PK Halder,...

Bangladesh imposes more curbs on govt officials’ foreign trips

Bangladesh imposes more curbs on govt officials’ foreign trips

-- 2022-05-16 18:01:12

The Ministry of Finance has announced a broad measure to restrict government officials from travelling on state funds as part of an austerity drive. The restriction will apply to statutory, state-own...

SC suggests separate rule for master roll employees

SC suggests separate rule for master roll employees

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-16 16:55:57

In the full text of a verdict, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court has suggested the need for formulation of a separate rule in order to protect the future interest of the employees who have b...

37 Covid-19 cases reported in 24 hours

37 Covid-19 cases reported in 24 hours

-- 2022-05-16 16:43:55

Bangladesh has registered 37 cases of COVID-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 1,953,049. But no new fatalities were registered in the 24-hour count, keeping the death toll from t...