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PM arrives in Washington

PM arrives in Washington

-- 2021-09-25 20:57:11

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrived in Washington, DC on Saturday. A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines, carrying the Prime Minister, landed at Dulles International Airport at 10:03am (local t...

PBI identifies body that was found in trunk six years ago

PBI identifies body that was found in trunk six years ago

-- 2021-09-25 20:44:52

A woman was found dead inside a trunk at the capital’s Gabtoli bus terminal in 2015. The trunk was shipped to Dhaka from Chattogram. As the identity of the woman was unknown, the body was burie...

221 more hospitalised with Dengue in 24 hrs

221 more hospitalised with Dengue in 24 hrs

-- 2021-09-25 20:19:49

Another 221 new Dengue patients were hospitalised across the country in 24 hours till Saturday morning. The number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease remained static at 59 as no fresh deat...

PM leaves New York for Washington DC

PM leaves New York for Washington DC

-- 2021-09-25 20:12:27

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina left New York for Washington DC on Saturday morning (local time) after attending the 76th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at the UN Headquarters and sideline events...

Sudden shower triggers traffic chaos in Dhaka

Sudden shower triggers traffic chaos in Dhaka

-- 2021-09-25 18:45:36

A sudden rain triggered traffic chaos in different parts of the capital with vehicles stranded on roads for a long lime, causing sufferings to commuters. The heavy rain that started around 2 pm and l...

Bangladesh records 818 new virus cases, lowest daily count in almost 19 weeks

Bangladesh records 818 new virus cases, lowest daily count in almost 19 weeks

-- 2021-09-25 18:04:57

Bangladesh has registered 818 new cases of COVID-19 in a day, the lowest since May 17, as the total caseload rose to 1,550,371. The country also logged 25 new deaths from COVID-19 in the 24 hours to...

Schools will be closed again if pandemic situation deteriorates, Dipu Moni says

Schools will be closed again if pandemic situation deteriorates, Dipu Moni says

-- 2021-09-25 16:16:27

Education Minister Dipu Moni has said the government will not hesitate to close schools again if the COVID-19 situation deteriorates. “As I said before, schools will be closed if necessary if t...

Bangladesh seeks EU support for Rohingya repatriation, trade

Bangladesh seeks EU support for Rohingya repatriation, trade

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-25 15:26:37

Bangladesh has sought an all-out support from the European Union (EU) for the successful repatriation of Rohingya people to Myanmar, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Foreign Minister Dr...

 ‘Drug addict’ stabs cop to death in Rangpur

 ‘Drug addict’ stabs cop to death in Rangpur

-- 2021-09-25 13:49:12

A police officer was allegedly stabbed to death by a suspected drug addict in the Shahebganj area of Rangpur city on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Peyarul Islam, 35, originally from Mogolh...

Cautionary signal No. 3 issued for ports

Cautionary signal No. 3 issued for ports

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-25 13:32:37

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox'sbazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist distant cautionary signal No. One (R) One as deep Depression persists over East central Bay and adjoining Northeas...

PM calls on expatriates in the US to invest back home

PM calls on expatriates in the US to invest back home

-- 2021-09-25 13:12:17

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called on expatriates living in the US to invest in Bangladesh. She made the remarks to the media after attending a virtual citizens’ reception in honour of the...

PM demands 'universal, affordable' vaccine access to all

PM demands 'universal, affordable' vaccine access to all

-- 2021-09-25 12:03:57

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has demanded appropriate global action for "universal and affordable" vaccine access to all for a Covid-free world in her 76th UN General Assembly (UNGA) address warning t...

Mother, son electrocuted in Thakurgaon

Mother, son electrocuted in Thakurgaon

-- 2021-09-25 10:54:42

A 35-year-old man and his mother died of electrocution while he was switching on an irrigation pump in Balidara village of the district's Ranishankoil upazila on Friday. The deceased were identified...

Hasina urges international community to work together to tackle emergencies

Hasina urges international community to work together to tackle emergencies

-- 2021-09-25 08:50:19

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called on the international community to act together on global common issues and create space for new partnerships and solutions in order to tackle emergencies. In...

Private universities permitted to resume in-person classes

Private universities permitted to resume in-person classes

-- 2021-09-24 21:42:49

The authorities have allowed private universities to resume in-person classes and exams amid the pandemic on the condition that the teachers, students and employees register for a coronavirus vaccine...

Two students commit suicide over denial of bike, DSLR camera

Two students commit suicide over denial of bike, DSLR camera

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-09-24 21:23:07

A schoolboy and a university student have committed suicide over their families’ refusals to provide motorcycle, DSLR camera for them in Barishal and Jashore districts. In Barishal, a 16-year-o...

Narcotics department to crack down 3,500 listed drug dealers in city

Narcotics department to crack down 3,500 listed drug dealers in city

-- 2021-09-24 21:09:53

Up to 3,500 people are involved in the illicit drug business in the capital, the Department of Narcotics Control said on Friday vowing to crack down on them soon. Some of the listed people are direct...

Road clashes claim seven lives in Khulna, Tangail

Road clashes claim seven lives in Khulna, Tangail

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-09-24 20:54:58

At least seven people were killed in separate road accidents in Khulna and Tangail districts on Friday. In Khulna, four people were killed as a CNG auto-rickshaw plunged into a ditch after being hit...

Bangladesh, UK discuss shared priorities, Rohingya crisis

Bangladesh, UK discuss shared priorities, Rohingya crisis

-- 2021-09-24 18:45:03

Bangladesh and the United Kingdom have discussed shared priorities and ways to resolve the Rohingya crisis ahead of COP26. Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen and Lord (Tariq) Ahmad of Wimbledon, Ministe...

ACC files case against three for misappropriating govt funds

ACC files case against three for misappropriating govt funds

-- 2021-09-24 18:25:41

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Friday filed a case against three people, including a former caretaker of the 250-bed Kushtia General Hospital over alleged misappropriation of government funds...

'Half degree rise in temperature would drive millions into poverty'

'Half degree rise in temperature would drive millions into poverty'

-- 2021-09-24 18:07:05

Referring to climate scientists, a group of young people said that half a degree rise in temperature would significantly worsen the risks of drought, floods, extreme heat, higher sea levels and causin...

COVID-19: 1,233 people test positive, 31 die in 24 hours

COVID-19: 1,233 people test positive, 31 die in 24 hours

-- 2021-09-24 17:45:31

Bangladesh has registered 31 new fatalities from COVID-19 in a day, taking the death toll to 27,368. The caseload surged to 1,549,553 after 1,233 people tested positive for the disease in the 24 hour...

1,440 women to get driving training in seven divisional cities

1,440 women to get driving training in seven divisional cities

-- 2021-09-24 17:16:32

The government has taken an initiative to provide training on driving to 1,440 women in seven divisional cities with an aim to make women economically solvent. The Department of Women Affairs signed...

189 more hospitalised with dengue in 24hrs

189 more hospitalised with dengue in 24hrs

-- 2021-09-24 17:15:00

Another 189 new dengue patients were hospitalised across the country in 24 hours till Friday morning. The number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease remained static at 59 as no fresh death...

Two stabbed to death in Jamalpur train robbery

Two stabbed to death in Jamalpur train robbery

-- 2021-09-24 16:07:37

Two youths died and another sustained injuries after being allegedly attacked by a gang of robbers on a Dewanganj-bound train on Thursday night. The deceased were identified as Md Nahid Hasan (24) an...

Bangladesh responds to India’s objection over maritime boundary

Bangladesh responds to India’s objection over maritime boundary

-- 2021-09-24 15:59:25

India’s objection to Bangladesh’s amended submission on the maritime boundary to the United Nations is not in line with the international law, the Bangladesh government says. The Commissi...

Three killed in Tangail road accident

Three killed in Tangail road accident

-- 2021-09-24 15:51:16

At least three people have been killed in a three-way collision involving a bus, a covered van, and a truck in Kalihati upazila of Tangail district. Another person was injured in the accident which t...

140 Bangladeshi Police officers in Mali get UN Peacekeeping Medal

140 Bangladeshi Police officers in Mali get UN Peacekeeping Medal

-- 2021-09-24 15:41:41

As many as 140 members of Bangladesh Police working with the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) have been awarded the UN Medal for their outstanding con...

Bangladesh’s internet freedom declines once again

Bangladesh’s internet freedom declines once again

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-09-24 14:43:02

Bangladesh’s internet freedom has declined once again as it lost two points in 2021 compared to 2020, according to a latest report prepared by an international freedom advocacy group and researc...

UN chief lauds Bangladesh's immense development

UN chief lauds Bangladesh's immense development

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-09-24 14:06:27

Secretary-General of the United Nations António Guterres has highly praised Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the development in Bangladesh, calling it a ‘miracle’.  “The...