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Bangladesh to host virtual V20 Climate Vulnerables Finance Summit in July

Bangladesh to host virtual V20 Climate Vulnerables Finance Summit in July

-- 2021-06-15 12:05:21

The government of Bangladesh has announced it will host the first-ever virtual V20 Climate Vulnerables Finance Summit on July 8. The Summit will feature Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, heads of state f...

Sharp rise in deaths with Covid-like symptoms

Sharp rise in deaths with Covid-like symptoms

SAJIBUR RAHMAN 2021-06-15 11:43:24

A total of 2,302 people died from the Covid-19 like symptoms from March 22, 2020, to June 08, 2021. The death toll increased sharply in Bangladesh from May 24 to June 08 this year. Of the deaths,...

NID mandatory for filing case with police station or court: HC

NID mandatory for filing case with police station or court: HC

FE REPORT 2021-06-15 08:35:46

The High Court on Monday directed that a plaintiff has to submit the copy of his national identity card (NID) during filing a case with a police station or a court. The judicial magistrate or the p...

Govt to look into proposal to bar female officials from guard of honour

Govt to look into proposal to bar female officials from guard of honour

-- 2021-06-14 22:58:58

A parliamentary committee’s recommendation to bar female officials from giving the guard of honour to dead freedom fighters will be looked into “in detail”, Cabinet Secretary Khandke...

Black fungus detected in patient at DMCH

Black fungus detected in patient at DMCH

UNB 2021-06-14 22:00:36

A patient was diagnosed with black fungus at Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Monday, the chief of the public hospital said. DMCH Director Brig Gen Dr Nazmul Haque said, "The patient had post-Covid...

‘Pfizer, Sinopharm shots to start June 19’ 

‘Pfizer, Sinopharm shots to start June 19’ 

UNB 2021-06-14 21:11:11

Bangladesh will start administering Sinopharm and Pfizer vaccine doses from June 19, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said on Monday. "The vaccination drive will start with the number of vaccines availa...

Bangladesh reelected ILO Deputy Member

Bangladesh reelected ILO Deputy Member

UNB 2021-06-14 20:42:19

Bangladesh has been reelected Deputy Member of the governing body of the International Labour Organization (ILO) from the Asia-Pacific region for the term 2021-2024. The election was virtually held o...

Impose local lockdowns without risking COVID spread, says PM

Impose local lockdowns without risking COVID spread, says PM

-- 2021-06-14 20:02:29

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ordered local authorities not to take any risks and impose lockdowns on those areas seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases. Hasina asked the cabinet members to send her mes...

Nizam Uddin Ahmed becomes member of CSO Steering Committee of GAVI

Nizam Uddin Ahmed becomes member of CSO Steering Committee of GAVI

-- 2021-06-14 19:53:42

Public Health Specialist Dr Nizam Uddin Ahmed has been elected as a member of the CSO Constituency Steering Committee of the Global Alliance for Vaccine Initiative (GAVI). He will hold this position...

India police unearth mass trafficking of Bangladeshi women

India police unearth mass trafficking of Bangladeshi women

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-06-14 19:04:23

The Indian police have found a racket of sexual exploitation of women in their own backyard while investigating the gang rape and torture of a Bangladeshi woman in Bengaluru, the capital of India's so...

Bangladesh reports new 54 deaths, 3,050 cases

Bangladesh reports new 54 deaths, 3,050 cases

-- 2021-06-14 18:30:02

Bangladesh has registered 3,050 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, the largest single-day count since Apr 27. This brings the total caseload to 829,972, according to the latest data released...

Bangladesh approves policy to boost local production of automobiles

Bangladesh approves policy to boost local production of automobiles

-- 2021-06-14 18:28:31

The cabinet has approved a policy with an aim to enhance scopes for cooperation and joint-investment between local automobile industries and international automobile brands so that the products of fam...

Gas supply returning to normal after a day of slowdown

Gas supply returning to normal after a day of slowdown

-- 2021-06-14 18:14:49

Nationwide gas supply disrupted by the obstruction of offloading at Cox’s Bazar’s LNG terminal due to bad weather is returning to normal, reports bdnews24.com. The condition is improving...

BYLC launches Volunteer Awards 2021

BYLC launches Volunteer Awards 2021

-- 2021-06-14 17:06:12

Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC) has launched the BYLC Volunteer Awards 2021 to recognise the contributions of individuals and organisations working for social issues within their communities...

Four parliamentary standing committees reconstituted

Four parliamentary standing committees reconstituted

-- 2021-06-14 16:44:53

Awami League MP Shahiduzzaman Sarker has been made the chief of the parliamentary standing committee on the Law Ministry. The post remained vacant following demise of five times MP and former law min...

Nasir Mahmood arrested in attempted rape case filed by Pori Moni

Nasir Mahmood arrested in attempted rape case filed by Pori Moni

-- 2021-06-14 16:08:47

The Detective Branch of police has arrested real estate businessman Nasir U Mahmood in a case of attempted rape filed by actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, popularly known as Pori Moni. Mahmood, 50, is a f...

137 die at Rajshahi hospital’s coronavirus unit in 13 days

137 die at Rajshahi hospital’s coronavirus unit in 13 days

-- 2021-06-14 15:41:47

A total of 137 patients have died at the coronavirus unit of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital in the last 13 days. Eighty of them died after testing positive for the virus, while the rest displayed...

Pori Moni sues six over rape bid

Pori Moni sues six over rape bid

-- 2021-06-14 13:19:45

Film actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, popularly known as Pori Moni, has filed a case against a businessman, accusing him of trying to rape and murder her. Nasir U Mahmood, a real estate businessman and e...

Dhaka University music teacher accused of plagiarism

Dhaka University music teacher accused of plagiarism

-- 2021-06-13 22:46:42

Mohoshina Akter Khanom aka Leena Taposi Khan, a Dhaka University teacher, has been accused of plagiarism by Iffat Ara Nargis, a former director general at the National Academy for Educational Manageme...

JS body for barring female officials from FF guard of honour

JS body for barring female officials from FF guard of honour

-- 2021-06-13 22:18:53

A parliamentary committee has recommended barring female officials from giving the guard of honour to dead freedom fighters. When war veterans die, they are honoured by the district or Upazila author...

Policeman held over killing of ‘wife and stepson’

Policeman held over killing of ‘wife and stepson’

-- 2021-06-13 22:11:00

A policeman has been accused of publicly shooting and killing three people, including his ‘wife and stepson’, in Kushtia. The shooting took place at a market at the Customs intersection o...

Another 0.6 million Sinopharm Covid vaccine doses arrive in Dhaka

Another 0.6 million Sinopharm Covid vaccine doses arrive in Dhaka

-- 2021-06-13 21:46:00

A shipment of 600,000 Sinopharm vaccine doses has arrived in Dhaka. Two planes from the Bangladesh Air Force left for China at 10 am on Sunday to pick up the doses of the vaccine and arrived back in...

SSF chief calls on President on its founding anniversary

SSF chief calls on President on its founding anniversary

-- 2021-06-13 21:37:48

Director General of Special Security Forces (SSF) Major General Mojibur Rahman on Sunday paid a courtesy call on President Md. Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban on the occasion of the founding anniversary of...

Auditing software launched

Auditing software launched

FE Online Report 2021-06-13 21:05:47

Country's professional accountancy body on Sunday launched auditing software to help the local auditing firms enhance their efficiency, reduce cost, save time and ensure transparency. Telecom and ICT...

Bangladesh extends ongoing border closure to June 30

Bangladesh extends ongoing border closure to June 30

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-06-13 20:52:07

The existing ban on movement of passengers through the Indo- Bangladesh border is extended to June 30. Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen said this after an inter-ministerial coordination me...

Govt mulls SSC, HSC alternatives

Govt mulls SSC, HSC alternatives

-- 2021-06-13 18:28:48

The government is exploring alternatives to the Secondary School Certificate and Higher Secondary Certificate assessments in case the examinations cannot be held in 2021 due to the COVID-19 crisis. T...

Govt plans to plant 80m more saplings

Govt plans to plant 80m more saplings

FE Online Report 2021-06-13 18:06:19

The government is planning to plant 80 million more saplings to protect the country's environment. Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin made the disclosure while addressing...

Bangladesh reports 47 Covid deaths, 2,437 new cases

Bangladesh reports 47 Covid deaths, 2,437 new cases

-- 2021-06-13 16:58:43

Bangladesh's COVID-19 deaths have risen by 47, the biggest single-day jump since May 9, bringing the tally to 13,118. The caseload climbed by 2,437 in 24 hours to 826,922, according to the latest dat...

Air chief adorned with new Air Marshal rank badge 

Air chief adorned with new Air Marshal rank badge 

-- 2021-06-13 16:51:54

Chief of Air Staff Sheikh Abdul Hannan was adorned with the new rank badge of Air Marshal on Sunday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina witnessed the new rank badge-adorning ceremony that took place at her...

High Court seeks documents on Khaleda's birthday

High Court seeks documents on Khaleda's birthday

-- 2021-06-13 16:36:53

The High Court has ordered the authorities to submit all documents, including birth registration and academic certificates, related to BNP chief Khaleda Zia's birthday, reports bdnews24.com. All boar...