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President hosts doa mahfil on Eid-e-Miladunnabi

-- November 21, 2018 15:59:04

President Abdul Hamid hosted a Milad Mahfil at the Darbar Hall of Bangabhaban after Zohr prayers on the occasion of Holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi, the day of birth and demise of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (pbuh...

No one can stop BD’s development journey: PM

-- November 21, 2018 14:47:40

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said no one can stop the development journey of Bangladesh anymore as her government started it braving many obstacles. "As we've started the development journey over...

Customs seizes 4.64 kgs of gold at Dhaka airport

-- November 21, 2018 14:21:53

Customs officials in a drive seized 40 gold bars, weighing 4.64 kg, from a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Wednesday. Othello Chowdhury, depu...

Tarique continues interviewing BNP aspirants on fourth day

-- November 21, 2018 12:31:51

BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman joined the nomination board using a telecommunication app as the party started interviewing its nomination hopefuls for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday. The...

Miscreants gun down ‘criminal’ in Khulna

-- November 21, 2018 11:58:37

A suspected criminal was shot dead allegedly by some miscreants in Khulna on Tuesday night. The victium was Mirajul Islam alias Maruf, 43 of Digholia upazila. Kazi Mushtaq Ahmed, officer-in-charge o...

RAB arrests suspected militant in Jhenaidah

-- November 21, 2018 11:50:27

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested a young man in Jhenaidah after conducting a five-hour raid in a house suspected to be a hideout for militants. The arrestee Akhtaruzzaman Sagar, 25, is s...

Barguna farmers eye 60000 tonnes vegetable output

-- November 21, 2018 11:44:44

Farmers are now cultivating vegetables as it has changed their fate in six upazilas under Barguna district. Farmers in different upazilas under the district have been producing different varieties of...

Three die in ‘gunfights’ in Munshiganj, Cox’s Bazar

Agencies November 21, 2018 11:36:53

Three alleged drug traders were killed in reported gunfights with law enforcers in Cox's Bazar and Munshiganj districts. Among them, two suspects were killed in Cox’s Bazar, while another man w...

Digital Security Act: Editors upset as no step taken to amend it

FE Report November 21, 2018 11:28:38

Editors Council (Sampadak Parishad) has expressed its utter disappointment over the absence of any step regarding an amendment to the Digital Security Act in parliament. The law was not amended in th...

Eid-e-Miladunnabi being observed with due solemnity

Agencies November 21, 2018 11:16:16

Holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi, marking the birth and demise of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (pbuh), is being observed across the country on Wednesday with due religious solemnity. On this day in 570, the 12th of...

President, PM pay respects to Armed Forces martyrs

Agencies November 21, 2018 11:03:51

President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have paid rich tributes to the martyred members of Bangladesh Armed Forces on the occasion of the Armed Forces Day 2018. Both the president an...

Fire hits Karwan Bazar wholesale market

-- November 21, 2018 10:18:30

A fire has burnt down at least two shops at the Karwan Bazar wholesale vegetable market in the city. Fire broke out at around 4:00am on Wednesday at a shed in the wholesale market, said Quamrul Hasan...

Lilium cultivation faces setback due to cold storage shortage

Our Correspondent November 20, 2018 22:07:15

JHENIDAH, Nov 20: Eye-catching, scented and sparkling Netherlands flower Lilium cultivation, requiring huge investment, is also facing serious setback in Kaliganj upazila in Jhenidah for lack of col...

New Danish envoy calls on PM

-- November 20, 2018 21:09:02

Newly-appointed Danish Ambassador in Dhaka Winnie Estrup Petersen made a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday. During the meeting, the envoy said her country wants Myanmar to take...

Shahidul Alam gets release from jail

-- November 20, 2018 20:58:49

Prominent photographer Shahidul Alam was released from jail on bail on Tuesday night, five days after securing bail from the High Court. Prison officer Mahbub Islam said Shahidul walked out of Dhaka...

EC to write ministries not to hold meeting with returning officers

-- November 20, 2018 20:52:55

The Election Commission will send letters to all ministries asking them not to hold any meeting with returning officers. EC Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed said this while briefing reporters about the dec...

ACC seizes Tk 2.5m overcharged fee from city school

FE Online Report November 20, 2018 20:47:22

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Tuesday seized Tk 2.5 million from a school in the city’s Jatrabari area for overcharging students to register for Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exam...

Bangladesh becomes OPCW EC member

-- November 20, 2018 20:29:00

Bangladesh has become a member of the Executive Council (EC) of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) for the 2019-2021 term. The country was unanimously elected by States P...

Police arrest BNP leader Rafiqul Islam Mia

-- November 20, 2018 20:19:52

Police have arrested BNP leader Rafiqul Islam Mia hours after a court sentenced him to three years in jail for hiding wealth information. The member of the party’s standing committee was arrest...

Skype service resumes

-- November 20, 2018 18:50:51

The operation of telecommunication application Skype resumed on Tuesday afternoon as it is unblocked by local regulators. Emdadul Haque, secretary general of Internet Service Providers Association of...

Eid-e-Miladunnabi Wednesday

-- November 20, 2018 18:31:30

Holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi, marking the birth and demise of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (pbuh), will be observed in the country on Wednesday with due religious solemnity. On this day in 570, the 12th of Rabi...

‘AL to share 65-70 seats with its allies’

-- November 20, 2018 18:22:07

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday said the party nearly completed the nomination process of its candidates and is expected to announce list of candidates of the ruling party-led...

BNP demands actions against four govt officials over Nayapaltan incident

-- November 20, 2018 18:10:36

BNP on Tuesday asked the Election Commission (EC) to take disciplinary action against four government officials, including its secretary and the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) commissioner, over the...

Police arrest six over Paltan violence

-- November 20, 2018 17:33:32

Police have arrested six people in connection with the recent vandalism and arson attacks on law-enforcement agencies’ vehicles in Naya Paltan. All of them are linked to Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Da...

Mother ‘kills self’ after ‘killing son’ in Cumilla

-- November 20, 2018 17:12:28

A woman reportedly committed suicide by consuming poison after killing her one-year-old son in Cumilla on Tuesday. The deceased were identified as Khaleda Akter, 22, wife of Abu Bakar Siddique, and h...

Armed Forces Day Wednesday

-- November 20, 2018 17:02:17

The Armed Forces Day will be celebrated tomorrow (Wednesday) through various programmes at Dhaka Cantonment. On this day, all the vehicles, excepting the vehicles carrying the invited guests and also...

Three workers die falling off under-construction building

-- November 20, 2018 17:01:15

Three construction workers were killed after falling off an under-construction building in Khalishpur area of Khulna city on Tuesday noon. The deceased were identified as Nur-e-Alam, 18, son of Nurul...

PM seeks S Korean investment in power sector

-- November 20, 2018 16:53:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday sought South Korean investment and cooperation in power sector and establishing ICT training centres in the country. The premier made the request when the newl...

Water levels of 18 rivers rise, 61 fall

-- November 20, 2018 16:40:44

Water levels of 18 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) have marked rises and 61 stations recorded falls. Among the 94 monitored water level stations, 13 have been...

Don't talk to media on election day, secretary asks observers

-- November 20, 2018 16:28:35

Election Commission Secretary Helaluddin Ahmed has instructed the local polls observers not to talk to media on the day of the 11th parliamentary elections. The secretary gave the instruction on Tues...