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Stress on compensation, justice for migrant workers

Stress on compensation, justice for migrant workers

-- 2020-09-10 18:11:31

Migrant workers, who fall victim to any untoward situation, face obstacle in getting justice and necessary compensation following lengthy legal procedure, said speakers at a webinar on Thursday. Th...

Bangladeshi youth killed in ‘BSF firing’

Bangladeshi youth killed in ‘BSF firing’

-- 2020-09-10 17:40:28

A Bangladeshi young man was gunned down by some members of Indian Border Security Force along Beurjhari border area at Baliadangi upazila in Thakurgaon on Thursday morning. The deceased was identifie...

HC stays copyright order over Masud Rana books

HC stays copyright order over Masud Rana books

-- 2020-09-10 17:24:01

The High Court (HC) on Thursday stayed for one month the decision of Copyright Office Bangladesh that gave copyright of 260 Masud Rana books and 50 books of Kuasha series to theirs ghostwriter Sheikh...

PM asks not to destroy work spirit of law enforcers

PM asks not to destroy work spirit of law enforcers

-- 2020-09-10 16:49:41

Mentioning that the government is dealing with crimes strongly, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Thursday that the law enforcers should not be criticised in a way that may crush their work spirit,...

Bangladesh reports 1,892 new Covid-19 cases, 41 deaths

Bangladesh reports 1,892 new Covid-19 cases, 41 deaths

-- 2020-09-10 16:48:10

The coronavirus caseload in Bangladesh has climbed to 332,970 after 1,892 positive tests for COVID-19 were confirmed in a daily count, reports bdnews24.com. The government said another 41 people died...

Covid-19: Nearly 8,000 health workers, over 800 newsmen infected 

Covid-19: Nearly 8,000 health workers, over 800 newsmen infected 

FE Online Report 2020-09-10 16:33:57

About 8,000 healthcare workers and over 800 newsmen have so far tested positive for Covid-19 in the country. Besides, the number of the doctors died due to the coronavirus infections stood at 87, acc...

Power outage hits Mymensingh again

Power outage hits Mymensingh again

-- 2020-09-10 15:45:01

The northern district of Mymensingh has been hit by a power outage after a second blaze erupted at the national grid substation in Kewatkhali in a space of two days. The fire broke out at 10:30 am on...

Normalising public transportation: Experts for strict monitoring of health guidelines

Normalising public transportation: Experts for strict monitoring of health guidelines

SM Najmus Sakib 2020-09-10 14:00:49

Public health experts have expressed deep concern over people’s attitude towards health safety guidelines and the relaxation of public transport operation amid the coronavirus pandemic. The gov...

Another victim of Narayanganj mosque blast dies

Another victim of Narayanganj mosque blast dies

-- 2020-09-10 11:37:53

The death toll from the mosque air-conditioner explosions in Narayanganj has reached 29 as another victim succumbed to his burn injuries on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Abdus Sattar, 40...

Child killings increase drastically in first eight months

Child killings increase drastically in first eight months

FE Online Report 2020-09-10 11:34:33

Child killings during the period from January to August 2020 increased drastically across the country, according to a local independent rights body.   A total of 408 children were killed in the...

Contraband drug found in apparel cartons at HSIA

Contraband drug found in apparel cartons at HSIA

FE REPORT 2020-09-10 11:05:56

Aviation security personnel seized a huge volume of contraband amphetamine drug from a consignment of apparel for export at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) early Wednesday. The shipme...

Kamal for coordinated action to fight Covid-19

Kamal for coordinated action to fight Covid-19

FE REPORT 2020-09-10 09:42:03

Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has underscored the need for taking a well-coordinated global effort to tackle the challenges from the impacts of Covid-19 pandemic. He said the United Nations ca...

Water sharing, LoCs to dominate Indo-Bangla JCC talks

Water sharing, LoCs to dominate Indo-Bangla JCC talks

Mir Mostafizur Rahaman 2020-09-10 09:30:01

Water sharing issues of the Teesta and other common rivers and LoC projects will be the key issues to be discussed in the upcoming Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) between Bangladesh and India. Fo...

Sinha killing: Four policemen sent to jail after confessional statement

Sinha killing: Four policemen sent to jail after confessional statement

-- 2020-09-09 22:55:29

Four policemen, who were among the accused in the case filed over the murder of Major (retd) Sinha Md Rashed Khan, were sent to Cox's Bazar jail on Wednesday, after making their confessional statement...

PM calls for safe environment for students during COVID-19 crisis

PM calls for safe environment for students during COVID-19 crisis

-- 2020-09-09 22:10:59

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday called for a concerted global action to ensure a safe and secure environment for students during the ongoing coronavirus crisis as it (education) is one of th...

Quader says opposition role crucial for democratic advancement

Quader says opposition role crucial for democratic advancement

-- 2020-09-09 20:55:18

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said the role of a strong opposition is very important in advancing the country’s democratic system. Calling upon BNP to come out of t...

Govt officials can't be sued without approval: Cabinet Division

Govt officials can't be sued without approval: Cabinet Division

-- 2020-09-09 19:21:43

The Cabinet Division has directed the authorities concerned to ensure that no lawsuit is filed against a public official without the government's approval. In a letter to the Law and Justice Division...

No idea how Sinha murder probe report leaked, says Home Minister

No idea how Sinha murder probe report leaked, says Home Minister

-- 2020-09-09 18:46:25

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said on Wednesday that he doesn’t know how the probe report on the investigation into the murder of Major (retd) Sinha was published in a newspaper. “We can...

Six die in Barishal road crash

Six die in Barishal road crash

-- 2020-09-09 18:35:42

At least six people have died after a head-on collision between an ambulance and a covered-van in Barishal’s Uzirpur Upazila. The accident occurred on the Dhaka-Barishal highway in the Upazila'...

Job cuts, unpaid wages add to woes of women workers

Job cuts, unpaid wages add to woes of women workers

FE Online Report 2020-09-09 17:15:50

Some 30 per cent of women workers remain unpaid while 18 per cent cannot join work as their workplaces are closed due to Covid-19 pandemic, according to a survey of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP) re...

Holy Family Hospital director besieged over back pay

Holy Family Hospital director besieged over back pay

-- 2020-09-09 16:50:11

Doctors and other employees of Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital in Dhaka have besieged the office of its Director Dr Md Morshed, demanding their back pay. As many as 150 to 200 healt...

Papia, her husband plead not guilty in arms case

Papia, her husband plead not guilty in arms case

-- 2020-09-09 16:41:11

Expelled Jubo Mohila League leader Shamima Nur Papia and her husband Mofizur Rahman Sumon have pleaded not guilty and begged to be tried in an arms case against them. Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judg...

BMD predicts light to moderate rainfall

BMD predicts light to moderate rainfall

-- 2020-09-09 16:14:20

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) forecast light to moderate rain for many parts of the country in the next 24 hours commencing 9:00 am Wednesday. “Light to moderate rain or thunder sh...

Bangladesh registers 41 virus deaths and 1,827 cases in 24 hours

Bangladesh registers 41 virus deaths and 1,827 cases in 24 hours

-- 2020-09-09 15:51:41

Bangladesh has registered 41 new deaths from the novel coronavirus in a daily count, taking the death toll to 4,593. The caseload surged to 331,078 after 1,827 people tested positive for Covid-19 in...

Three cops get life in jail over killing of driver in Dhaka

Three cops get life in jail over killing of driver in Dhaka

-- 2020-09-09 15:15:18

A Dhaka court has sentenced three policemen to life imprisonment for beating to death a driver, Ishtiaque Hossain Jony, at the Pallabi Police Station more than six years ago. Dhaka Metropolitan Sessi...

BGB seizes 0.12m Yaba pills in Teknaf

BGB seizes 0.12m Yaba pills in Teknaf

-- 2020-09-09 14:13:21

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized 0.12 million pieces of Yaba pills worth Tk 36 million from near Naf River along the bordering area in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar district. Dur...

Kishoreganj, Chandpur getting universities

Kishoreganj, Chandpur getting universities

-- 2020-09-09 14:07:17

The Parliament has passed two bills for setting up a science and technology university in Chandpur and a general university in Kishoreganj. Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni moved the bills in the Hous...

Mosque blast: HC orders Titas to pay Tk 0.5 million each to victims' families

Mosque blast: HC orders Titas to pay Tk 0.5 million each to victims' families

-- 2020-09-09 13:53:53

The High Court has ordered state utility Titas to pay on an emergency basis Tk 0.5 million (Tk 500,000) each to the families of the 37 victims of the deadly air-conditioner blasts at a mosque in Naray...

Working to identify mastermind of UNO attack, PM says

Working to identify mastermind of UNO attack, PM says

-- 2020-09-09 13:47:03

Noting that the culprits will be punished, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has told Parliament that thorough investigation is being carried out to identify the masterminds of the attack on Ghoraghat Upaz...

10 die as trawler capsizes in Netrakona, 12 others still missing

10 die as trawler capsizes in Netrakona, 12 others still missing

-- 2020-09-09 13:21:37

The authorities have recovered the bodies of 10 people after a passenger boat collided with a sand-laden trawler on the Gumai river in Netrakona's Kalmakanda Upazila. The incident took place in the U...