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Indo-Bangla home minister-level talks on April 1

-- March 24, 2019 19:31:47

Bangladesh and India will discuss trans-border security, cross border trafficking and border management issues as the 7th round of home minister-level talks between the two neighbouring countries are...

Teachers suspend MPO enrolment movement for one month

FE Online Report March 24, 2019 18:41:18

The teachers and employees under non-Monthly Pay Order (MPO) scheme has suspended movement on Sunday afternoon for a month upon assurance from the government of meeting their demand for MPO enlistment...

Death toll from road crashes rises

-- March 24, 2019 18:20:02

The number of road accidents and deaths has increased over the past four years, according to the statistics from police, Bangladesh Road Transport Authority and the Accident Research Institute (ARI) o...

Probe reports in four cases over DU violence on April 29

-- March 24, 2019 17:41:45

A Dhaka court on Sunday set April 29 to submit reports on probe in four cases filed over violence that took place during the quota reform movement on April, 2018, at Dhaka University (DU). Dhaka Metr...

Govt planning to complete immigration process of Hajj pilgrims in DB

-- March 24, 2019 17:32:05

State Minister for Religious Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah on Sunday said the government is trying to complete the pre-arrival immigration process of the Hajj pilgrims in the country instead of Sau...

Police detains AL leader for carrying ammunition at HSIA

-- March 24, 2019 17:10:56

Airport authorities detained an Awami League (AL) leader along with 44 rounds of undeclared bullets from the domestic terminal of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) on Sunday. ABM Majharul...

Mass Killing Day on Monday

-- March 24, 2019 16:59:27

The Mass Killing Day will be observed across the country on Monday, marking the widespread massacre by Pakistani Army on the unarmed Bengalis on the black night of March 25, 1971. Countrywide blackou...

UN to raise 1971 genocide in int’l forum

-- March 24, 2019 16:57:59

Visiting UN Under-Secretary General and Special Adviser on Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng on Sunday said the United Nations will raise the 1971 issue of Pakistani genocide in Bangladesh in the int...

Detectives quiz Polash’s parents, relatives

-- March 24, 2019 16:55:08

A team of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) interrogated the parents, relatives and neighbours of Polash Ahmed, who allegedly tried to hijack a plane, in Sonargaon upazila in Narayangan...

Shahnaz Rahmatullah in eternal rest

-- March 24, 2019 16:38:36

Noted singer Shahnaz Rahmatullah was laid to eternal rest at Banani Military Graveyard in the city on Sunday. Before the burial, her namaz-e-janaza was held at the 'Park Mosque' at Baridhara road No....

UN draws up plans to 'facilitate' Rohingya relocation to island

-- March 24, 2019 14:57:30

The United Nations is making plans to help Bangladesh relocate thousands of Rohingya refugees to a remote island off its coast, documents seen by Reuters show, a move opposed by many refugees and that...

Road crash leaves elderly man dead in Savar

-- March 24, 2019 14:03:13

A 65-year-old man was killed while 15 others injured in a road accident on C&B road in Ashulia in Savar on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Abdul Mannan, 65, son of late Shahar Ali,...

Chinese national held with 48 gold bars at Dhaka airport

-- March 24, 2019 13:26:19

Customs officials detained a Chinese national along with 48 gold bars from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Sunday morning. The arrestee Ruan Jinfeng, 43, landed at the airport from Dubai on...

EC suspends voting at Kishoreganj's Katiadi upazila

FE Online Desk March 24, 2019 12:22:15

The Election Commission has suspended voting at the Katiadi upazila following allegations of huge irregularities during the third phase of upazila elections. Additional superintendent of police (ASP)...

Policeman among two shot in attack at Chattogram polling station

-- March 24, 2019 11:35:52

A police constable and a man sustained bullet injuries as Awami League men allegedly attacked and opened fire at a polling station in Chandanaish upazila on Sunday morning. The injured Constable Farh...

DIFE safety inspections largely concentrated in RMG units

Monira Munni March 24, 2019 11:22:25

The government's official factory inspections are largely concentrated in readymade garment (RMG) factories, with less importance attached to other industries' safety and compliance, a labour ministry...

Fire guts 40 shops in Cumilla

-- March 24, 2019 11:17:02

At least 40 shops were gutted in a fire that broke out at Raiganj Bazar in Cumilla in the early hours of Sunday. Alamgir Hossain, senior assistant station manager of Cumilla Fire Service and Civil De...

Two die in Tangail motorcycle accident

-- March 24, 2019 11:04:51

Two men have been killed after a motorcycle veered out of control and crashed into a tree in Tangail’s Basail. The accident occurred in the upazila’s Taltala area on the Hakimpur-Jashihat...

Campaigners demand SD on all tobacco products

FE Report March 24, 2019 11:04:38

Speakers have demanded effective tax measures in the upcoming budget leading to a rise in prices of all tobacco products. It is necessary for safeguarding the youth, the poor and the women who are mo...

SAU suspends classes, exams over student’s death

-- March 24, 2019 10:59:31

The authorities of Sylhet Agriculture University (SAU) have suspended all classes and examinations for Sunday following the death of one of their students in a road accident. Faisal Khalilur Rahman,...

Fire hits Old Dhaka again

FE Online Desk March 24, 2019 10:34:19

Around 18 shops and structures have burnt down in a fire at Shahid Nagar in Old Dhaka. No injuries or casualties were reported in the incident though a person fell ill after inhaling smoke.  Am...

Voting underway in third phase of upazila polls

-- March 24, 2019 09:50:09

Voting in the third phase elections to 117 upazila parishads in different districts began on Sunday morning. The balloting that began at 8:00am will continue till 4:00pm without any break. A total o...

Shahnaz Rahmatullah passes away

-- March 24, 2019 09:31:58

One of the most revered singers of Bangladesh, Shahnaz Rahmatullah has died at the age of 67. She breather her last at her residence in Baridhara around 11:30pm on Saturday, a close relative has said...

‘BNP to go Jamaat’s way’

-- March 23, 2019 21:41:09

Acting General Secretary of Awami League (AL) Mahbub-ul-Alam Hanif on Saturday said BNP would face extinction like Jamaat as the party is doing ill politics. “They (BNP) have no future in the p...

Commercial aloe vera farming expands in Bogura

Our Correspondent March 23, 2019 20:54:53

BOGURA, Mar 23: Commercial aloe vera farming is expanding fast across the district due to high market price. Many growers in the area have attained financial solvency from the plants as it easy to cul...

Demand for Rangpur shatranji grows

Our Correspondent March 23, 2019 20:54:06

RANGPUR, Mar 23: The demand for shatranji (handcrafted rug) is growing day by day, as it has drawn global attention. The traditional manually woven carpet, a heritage of Rangpur, has a glorious histor...

Anti-mosquito drives in DNCC areas

-- March 23, 2019 20:30:16

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) on Saturday started a two-week crash programme to reduce the mosquito menace in its region. DNCC Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Md Abdul Hye formally inaugurated th...

Polls to 117 UZs in third phase Sunday

-- March 23, 2019 20:22:09

Elections to 117 upazila parishads will be held on Sunday in the third phase of the local body polls. Some 11.9 million (118,87,751) voters will be able to exercise their voting rights under 9,298 po...

Minor boy drown in Chandpur pond

-- March 23, 2019 19:32:13

A three-year old boy drowned in a pond at Montala village under Faridganj upazila in Chandpur on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Fahim, son of Motahar Hossain of the village. Family sources...

Transport sector must be free of political influence: Dr Kamal

-- March 23, 2019 19:23:10

Gono Forum, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, on Saturday demanded that steps be taken to free the transport sector from political influence and laws be properly to restore discipline in the sector. The party...