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Gaffar Chowdhury to be buried at Mirpur Intellectuals' Graveyard Saturday 

Gaffar Chowdhury to be buried at Mirpur Intellectuals' Graveyard Saturday 

-- 2022-05-27 18:04:39

The body of eminent writer, journalist and columnist Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury will reach in Dhaka tomorrow (Saturday) and be buried at Mirpur Martyred Intellectuals' Graveyard.  A flight of Biman...

9.1m yaba destroyed in Cox's Bazar 

9.1m yaba destroyed in Cox's Bazar 

-- 2022-05-27 17:23:10

The members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have destroyed around 9.1 million yaba pills in the presence of Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan in Ramu upazila of Cox's Bazar district.  A BGB battal...

Biman passenger arrested for smuggling gold hidden inside nebuliser

Biman passenger arrested for smuggling gold hidden inside nebuliser

-- 2022-05-27 17:22:41

Customs authorities have seized 1.16 kg of gold from a passenger arriving from Dubai at Sylhet MAG Osmani International Airport. The Biman passenger was detained after it landed at 7 am on Friday and...

Bangladesh elected to four governing councils of UNESCAP’s regional institutions  

Bangladesh elected to four governing councils of UNESCAP’s regional institutions  

-- 2022-05-27 17:10:48

Bangladesh has been elected to the governing councils of all four regional institutions of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) for the period of 2022-2...

Bangladesh reports 23 new Covid cases, no deaths

Bangladesh reports 23 new Covid cases, no deaths

-- 2022-05-27 17:02:54

Bangladesh has registered 23 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 1,953,379. But no new fatalities were registered in the 24-hour count, keeping the death toll from t...

Internet users in Bangladesh declined by 0.69m in April

Internet users in Bangladesh declined by 0.69m in April

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-27 16:12:36

The number of internet users in Bangladesh declined by 0.69 million in April 2022 compared to March, according to BTRC. However, the country's four cell phone operators registered 0.46 million more m...

Rain to drench Bangladesh in 24 hours   

Rain to drench Bangladesh in 24 hours  

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-05-27 15:15:38

Showers are likely to drench all the eight divisions of Bangladesh in the next 24 hours, the Met office said on Friday.  “Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is like...

RAB arrests 26 suspects over extortion, mugging

RAB arrests 26 suspects over extortion, mugging

-- 2022-05-27 14:41:33

The Rapid Action Battalion has arrested 26 people with alleged links to mugging and extortion in separate raids across Dhaka. A gang of organised criminals has been extorting money from fruit...

Mild heat wave sweeping over Pabna, Chuadanga, Khulna, Patuakahli, Bagerhat

Mild heat wave sweeping over Pabna, Chuadanga, Khulna, Patuakahli, Bagerhat

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-27 13:21:15

A mild heat wave is sweeping over the districts of Pabna, Chuadanga, Khulna, Patuakahli and Bagerhat. However, the 24-hour forecast, issued by Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD), also hinted...

Ukraine war causes challenge to Rohingya funding, says UNHCR

Ukraine war causes challenge to Rohingya funding, says UNHCR

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-26 21:51:14

UN High Commissioner and Under Secretary General for Refugees Philippo Grandi on Wednesday said that the Ukraine war poses challenges in mobilising funds to provide humanitarian support for Rohingya r...

Three BUET staff killed as microbus plunges into Bandarban ditch 

Three BUET staff killed as microbus plunges into Bandarban ditch 

-- 2022-05-26 20:40:19

At least three people were killed and six others injured as a microbus carrying tourists fell into a ditch beside Bandarban-Thanchi road on Thursday.  The deceased were identified as Md Monjurul...

Govt okays proposal for reviewing gas supply agreement with KAFCO

Govt okays proposal for reviewing gas supply agreement with KAFCO

-- 2022-05-26 19:16:53

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday approved a proposal for reviewing the gas supply agreement with Karnaphuli Fertilizer Company Limited (KAFCO) under which the government is...

BCL-JCD activists’ clash spreads on SC premises

BCL-JCD activists’ clash spreads on SC premises

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-26 19:09:16

Clashes between Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) and Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) also took place in front of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) building on the Supreme Court premises. Several...

Bangladesh raises Hajj package prices by Tk 59,000

Bangladesh raises Hajj package prices by Tk 59,000

-- 2022-05-26 18:07:13

Bangladesh has hiked the prices of Hajj packages arranged through the government or through private agencies by another Tk 59,000. The decision comes just 10 days before the trips are to start. The h...

Writ seeks HC directive for establishing info cell at SC   

Writ seeks HC directive for establishing info cell at SC  

FE ONLINE REPORT   2022-05-26 17:49:05

A writ petition has been filed on Thursday with the High Court (HC) seeking its directive on the authorities concerned to establish an information cell and to appoint an information officer for provid...

Bangladesh purchases LNG at lower rates as prices fall in global market

Bangladesh purchases LNG at lower rates as prices fall in global market

-- 2022-05-26 17:37:02

Bangladesh has purchased LNG and fertiliser at lower prices from the international market compared to previous rates as prices of the two products fall on the international market. Such an indication...

TCB to start sale of edible oil before Eid-ul Azha 

TCB to start sale of edible oil before Eid-ul Azha 

-- 2022-05-26 17:15:52

The State-run Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) has a plan to start nationwide edible oil selling at subsidised rate from June.  "We have a plan to start selling of edible oil at subsidise...

Bangladesh reports 28 new Covid cases, zero deaths

Bangladesh reports 28 new Covid cases, zero deaths

-- 2022-05-26 16:42:22

Bangladesh has registered 28 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 1,953,356. But no new fatalities were registered in the 24-hour count, keeping the death toll from t...

‘Govt thinking to ask amnesty to bring back laundered money’

‘Govt thinking to ask amnesty to bring back laundered money’

-- 2022-05-26 16:37:07

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has said that the government is contemplating amnesty for bringing the laundered money back into the country. "We're thinking of announcing amnesty for bringing the...

Five workers killed in Sirajganj road accident 

Five workers killed in Sirajganj road accident 

-- 2022-05-26 16:35:19

At least five workers were killed and five others injured a truck collided head-on with a human hauler, locally known as Leguna, on the Sirajganj-Natore highway in Goja bridge area of the district in...

DGHS directs to shut operations of all unregistered clinics within 72 hrs

DGHS directs to shut operations of all unregistered clinics within 72 hrs

-- 2022-05-26 16:23:47

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Thursday directed the authorities concerned to close all unregistered clinics, private hospitals and diagnostic centres across the country within 7...

PM urges development partners’ help in implementing Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100

PM urges development partners’ help in implementing Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100

-- 2022-05-26 15:57:06

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday urged the country's development partners to help implement the Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 which seeks sustainable development for future generations. "The coo...

Student wings of BNP, AL clash again at DU

Student wings of BNP, AL clash again at DU

-- 2022-05-26 15:44:37

Activists from the Bangladesh Chhatra League and Chhatra Dal have clashed again at Dhaka University. The clash occurred this time over a protest rally called by the student wing of the BNP against an...

Seven Bangladeshi make the ‘Forbes 30 under 30’ list

Seven Bangladeshi make the ‘Forbes 30 under 30’ list

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-26 15:35:51

Seven Bangladeshi youths have been named in the ‘Forbes 30 under 30’ Asia list of 2022. They have made their way into the prestigious list for their outstanding contributions to mainly th...

New cencus: Kamal warns against giving wrong data

New cencus: Kamal warns against giving wrong data

FE REPORT 2022-05-26 13:02:56

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal Wednesday urged the countrymen to help enumerators of national population census to complete the headcount successfully. "Please help us, help enumerators to comp...

Four killed as truck collides with human hauler in Sirajganj

Four killed as truck collides with human hauler in Sirajganj

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-05-26 11:01:03

Four agricultural workers died after a human hauler locally known as 'Laguna' collided head-on with a stone-laden truck in Sirajganj’s Salanga. The incident took place near Goja bridge in Ramar...

RMU to start full-fledged operation soon

RMU to start full-fledged operation soon

-- 2022-05-26 10:27:47

Rajshahi Medical University, the second medical varsity of the country, will start its full-fledged academic, research and medicare activities soon. In addition to academic and research, the univer...

Integrated energy-power master plan likely to be ready by Nov

Integrated energy-power master plan likely to be ready by Nov

-- 2022-05-26 10:24:09

A planned "integrated energy-power sector master plan" is likely to be ready by November this year. The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (IEEJ), a Japanese firm, gave such an indication when it...

CVF emerged as legitimate voice under Bangladesh’s leadership, says PM

CVF emerged as legitimate voice under Bangladesh’s leadership, says PM

-- 2022-05-25 23:00:16

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the Climate Vulnerable Forum has risen to be a legitimate voice for most climate-affected countries under the leadership of Bangladesh.She hoped it will continue to p...

Domestic workers not interested in taking salaries through MFS: Study

Domestic workers not interested in taking salaries through MFS: Study

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-05-25 21:29:19

A study says 99 per cent of domestic workers in Dhaka prefer taking their salaries in cash instead of using mobile financial services (MFS). The baseline survey was conducted by Manusher Jonno Founda...