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PM orders Murad to resign from cabinet by Tuesday

PM orders Murad to resign from cabinet by Tuesday

-- 2021-12-06 21:52:21

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has ordered State Minister for Information Murad Hassan to resign from his cabinet post after a scandalous audio went viral on social media. Awami League General Secretar...

JCI Dhaka East gets new board for 2022

JCI Dhaka East gets new board for 2022

-- 2021-12-06 20:58:45

Junior Chamber International (JCI) Dhaka East formed its new board recently.   The 13-member board, led by Local President-elect Tahsin Azim Shezan, includes immediate past local president Eazaz...

Legal action if Murad does not beg apology, says SCBA Secretary

Legal action if Murad does not beg apology, says SCBA Secretary

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-12-06 20:37:08

Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Secretary Barrister Ruhul Quddus Kazal urged the State Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Dr Md Murad Hassan, to immediately withdraw his derogatory remark...

Fakhrul urges PM to clarify her stance on Murad’s offensive comments

Fakhrul urges PM to clarify her stance on Murad’s offensive comments

-- 2021-12-06 20:25:54

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir urged Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to clarify her stance on offensive comments made by State Minister for Information Dr Murad Hassan against the Zia...

HC rules over creating opportunity for lecturers of degree level colleges

HC rules over creating opportunity for lecturers of degree level colleges

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-12-06 20:01:42

The High Court (HC) has issued to explain in four weeks as to why the government should not be directed to give the opportunity for applying for the monthly payment order (MPO) facility to the lecture...

Heavy rains paralyse normal life in city

Heavy rains paralyse normal life in city

SAJIBUR RAHMAN 2021-12-06 19:16:09

Heavy rain in the capital, and other parts of the country, paralysed normal life creating traffic chaos and bringing misery for the city dwellers. The rain, triggered by a depression in the Bay of...

13 stranded fishermen rescued from Bay after 999 call

13 stranded fishermen rescued from Bay after 999 call

-- 2021-12-06 18:18:16

Coast Guard members on Sunday rescued 13 fishermen, who remained stranded in a fishing trawler for five days in the Bay of Bengal. The fishermen went to the Bay of Bengal from Patharghata area in Bar...

PM stresses need for strengthening Bangladesh-India ties further

PM stresses need for strengthening Bangladesh-India ties further

-- 2021-12-06 18:09:39

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today stressed the need for recommitting to work for strengthening further the 50-year diplomatic relations between Bangladesh and India by concentrating on people-to-peop...

56 new patient dengue hospitallised in 24hrs

56 new patient dengue hospitallised in 24hrs

-- 2021-12-06 18:05:22

Fifty-six new dengue patients have been hospitalised in 24 hours until Monday morning, health authorities said. The number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease remained unchanged at 98 in th...

Rajarhat declared as child marriage free upazila

Rajarhat declared as child marriage free upazila

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-12-06 17:47:43

Rajarhat has been primarily declared as the second upazila in Kurigram district as child marriage free on Monday. The declaration was made at a programme at the Helipad premises where the State Minis...

Woman killed by falling tree branch on highway

Woman killed by falling tree branch on highway

-- 2021-12-06 17:45:15

A 65-year old woman died and two other people suffered injuries as a branch of a roadside tree fell on them in Nabinagar upazila of Brahmanbaria district on Monday. The deceased was identified as Rah...

Indian President’s upcoming visit reflects high priority to bilateral ties, says ministry

Indian President’s upcoming visit reflects high priority to bilateral ties, says ministry

-- 2021-12-06 17:15:07

The upcoming State visit of Indian President Ram Nath Kovind to Bangladesh on the historic Victory Day is a reflection of the high priority that both countries attach to the bilateral relationship, th...

Coronavirus: 4 deaths, 277 cases reported in 24 hours

Coronavirus: 4 deaths, 277 cases reported in 24 hours

-- 2021-12-06 17:11:34

Bangladesh has registered four new deaths from COVID-19 in a day, taking the total toll to 28,005. The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,577,720 as 277 people tested positive for the disease in the 24 hour...

Systemic change necessary in education, says Dipu Moni

Systemic change necessary in education, says Dipu Moni

-- 2021-12-06 17:00:39

Education Minister Dipu Moni has said that comprehensive changes to Bangladesh’s education system were necessary in order to prepare the country for further development. “To realise the d...

BFIU, CID asked to report over steps against money launderers

BFIU, CID asked to report over steps against money launderers

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-12-06 16:47:56

The High Court has directed the Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) and the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Police to submit separate reports in the court over what steps have bee...

Four Banglalink officials get bail in case filed by singer James

Four Banglalink officials get bail in case filed by singer James

-- 2021-12-06 16:02:21

A Dhaka court on Monday granted permanent bail to four officials of mobile operator Banglalink in a case filed by rock icon James for breaching the copyright law. The four accused are- Erik Aas, chie...

Stakeholders emphasise separate institutional structure for development of char regions

Stakeholders emphasise separate institutional structure for development of char regions

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-12-06 15:16:21

Stakeholders have laid emphasis on establishing a separate institutional structure for the development of char regions in Bangladesh. They made the call at the annual Regional Char Convention 2021 in...

Met office forecasts rain until tomorrow

Met office forecasts rain until tomorrow

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-12-06 14:52:18

Light to moderate rain/thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to continue at most places across the country including the capital Dhaka on Tuesday, according to a Met office bul...

Modi says he will work with Hasina to further expand bilateral ties

Modi says he will work with Hasina to further expand bilateral ties

-- 2021-12-06 12:16:44

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he will work with his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina to further expand and deepen ties between the two countries, UNB reports. "I look forward to co...

Depression over Bay: Maritime ports asked to keep hoisted signal 3

Depression over Bay: Maritime ports asked to keep hoisted signal 3

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-12-06 11:41:15

Maritime ports have been advised to keep hoisted local cautionary signal no. 03 (Three) as depression over Northwest Bay and adjoining West-central Bay weakened into a well-marked low over Northwest B...

Reopening of Mogholhat checkpoint emphasised to facilitate travel

Reopening of Mogholhat checkpoint emphasised to facilitate travel

OUR CORRESPONDENT, LALMONIRHAT 2021-12-06 10:32:17

The leaders of business community and civil society have called on the government to take proper steps to reopen the Mogolhat Land Customs Checkpoint of Sadar upazila. If this happens, people of both...

Boro seedbeds in the making in Netrakona fields

Boro seedbeds in the making in Netrakona fields

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-12-06 09:04:47

NETRAKONA: The farmers in the district are busy preparing seedbeds and seedlings of Boro paddy in Haor areas as the Aman cultivation is over. According to the Netrakona Agricultural Extension Departm...

High Court seeks help from all to end graft, money laundering

High Court seeks help from all to end graft, money laundering

FE REPORT 2021-12-06 08:59:56

The High Court (HC) on Sunday emphasised the need for co-operation from all in order to eradicate corruption and money laundering from Bangladesh. The court also observed that it is not possible fo...

Bangladesh completes preparations to launch Dhaka-Toronto direct flights

Bangladesh completes preparations to launch Dhaka-Toronto direct flights

-- 2021-12-05 22:58:40

State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali has said Bangladesh has completed all the preparations to launch direct flights between Dhaka and Toronto. The state minister came up with...

High Court orders judicial probe against superintendent of police

High Court orders judicial probe against superintendent of police

-- 2021-12-05 22:45:18

The High Court has ordered a judicial probe into the involvement of Superintendent of Police (SP) Anwar Hossain in filing 18 cases against businessman Md Khalilullah Azad Milton in two months’ t...

Govt takes Tk 85b project to develop Rangpur division

Govt takes Tk 85b project to develop Rangpur division

-- 2021-12-05 21:08:23

The government has taken up a massive Tk 85 billion industrialisation and development programme for Rangpur division, said Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi on Sunday. He said this while speaking as the...

Prolonged stay of Rohingya is security threat to the region, says FM

Prolonged stay of Rohingya is security threat to the region, says FM

-- 2021-12-05 20:43:16

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has told the international community about possible disruption of peace and security in the region due to prolonged stay of the Rohingya in Bangladesh. "As the crisis...

PM urges global leaders to stop spending on arms manufacturing, marketing

PM urges global leaders to stop spending on arms manufacturing, marketing

-- 2021-12-05 20:06:55

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called on global leaders to put a stop to spending on weapons manufacturing and marketing, as the curtains came down on the World Peace Conference in Dhaka. In her co...

‘Unwise use of fertilisers seriously affecting biodiversity’

‘Unwise use of fertilisers seriously affecting biodiversity’

FE ONLINE RERPORT 2021-12-05 19:29:04

The unabated and unwise use of chemical fertilisers and pesticides has seriously been affecting biodiversity, including fish being destroyed in the rivers and streams of the country. Such unscrupulou...

Couple arrested for killing domestic help in city

Couple arrested for killing domestic help in city

-- 2021-12-05 19:13:28

Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) has arrested a couple from Niketon area of Dhaka in connection with the alleged killing of their housemaid and dumping the body in shrubs at Diabari. A PBI press...