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Govt to finalise health surcharge policy when PM returns

Govt to finalise health surcharge policy when PM returns

-- 2017-09-25 12:00:00

The 'health development surcharge management policy' will be finalised once Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returns home, Health Minister Mohammed Nasim has said. Nasim made the announcement at a progra...

BSF tortures BD youth to death

BSF tortures BD youth to death

-- 2017-09-25 12:00:00

A Bangladeshi young man was tortured to death by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Dabri border area in Haripur upazila of Thakurgaon district early Monday. The deceased has been ident...

'Decision on Rohingyas' refugee status after talks with Myanmar'

'Decision on Rohingyas' refugee status after talks with Myanmar'

-- 2017-09-25 12:00:00

Bangladesh will consider the matter of granting official refugee status to the Rohingyas only after talks with Myanmar.   "Bilateral talks will be held with Myanmar. Until then they will be tre...

Govt seeks $250m from WB for health services of Rohingyas

Govt seeks $250m from WB for health services of Rohingyas

-- 2017-09-25 08:03:49

The health ministry sought 250 million dollar from the World Bank to provide health services to the Rohingyas who fled to Bangladesh amid persecution in Myanmar’s in Rakhain State.   Bang...

'No chaos in relief distribution among Rohingyas'

'No chaos in relief distribution among Rohingyas'

-- 2017-09-25 07:57:23

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Monday said the participation of Bangladesh Army in relief distribution among the Rohingyas along with the civil administration has ensured a good...

Give more emphasis on research works, President urges universities

Give more emphasis on research works, President urges universities

-- 2017-09-25 07:36:09

 President Abdul Hamid on Monday urged the country’s university authorities to give more emphasis on research works ensuring their global standard.   “Research work is a very i...

Akhaura land port to remain shut for 11 days

Akhaura land port to remain shut for 11 days

-- 2017-09-25 06:34:11

The regular export-import activities at the Akhaura land port will remain suspended for 11 days starting from September 26 till October 6 on the occasion of the Durga Puja.   However, travelers...

Nine support teams to give healthcare to Rohingyas

Nine support teams to give healthcare to Rohingyas

-- 2017-09-25 06:16:32

Save the Children in Bangladesh will send nine mobile emergency healthcare support teams to Cox’s Bazar to give primary healthcare support to about 165,000 displaced Rohingya people.   Th...

'Myanmar has to decide on safe zone for Rohingyas'

'Myanmar has to decide on safe zone for Rohingyas'

-- 2017-09-25 05:41:57

UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi said a safe zone inside Myanmar for the Rohingyas has to be decided by the Myanmar government.   Otherwise, the security council's intervention...

Reports on foiled plot to assassinate PM baseless: PMO

Reports on foiled plot to assassinate PM baseless: PMO

-- 2017-09-24 12:00:00

The Prime Minister’s Office termed the reports over a foiled plot to assassinate Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as baseless, misleading and intentional.   The PMO statement, issued on Sunda...

Govt awards package waiver on land-transfer charges

Govt awards package waiver on land-transfer charges

Doulot Akter Mala 2017-09-24 12:00:00

Registration and all other fees and stamp duty for land transfer by landowners to developers of private economic zones have all been waived as a stimulus. Government authorities believe the exempt...

‘Drug addict’ kills elder brother

‘Drug addict’ kills elder brother

-- 2017-09-24 12:00:00

A man was allegedly hacked to death by his drug addicted younger brother in Dakkhin Nayamati area in Narayanganj Sadar upazila on Saturday night.   The deceased was identified as Liton Khan (33...

Cops arrest two with heroin worth Tk 50,000

Cops arrest two with heroin worth Tk 50,000

-- 2017-09-24 12:00:00

Police during a drive arrested two men along with five grams of heroin from Porabhita area in Goalundo upazila of Rajbari district on Saturday night.    Acting on a tip-off, a team of poli...

‘No plan to give refugee status to Rohingyas’

‘No plan to give refugee status to Rohingyas’

-- 2017-09-24 12:00:00

Bangladesh does not have any plan to give any ‘refugee status’ to Rohingays, who entered Bangladesh fleeing persecution in Myanmar.   Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu came up wi...

DSE sees flat movement in opening session

DSE sees flat movement in opening session

FE Online Report 2017-09-24 12:00:00

Dhaka bourse Sunday displayed flat movement amid mixed performance showed by the major sectors. The market started the session positively and continued the trend for half an hour and the DSE broa...

Youths’ hanging bodies recovered

Youths’ hanging bodies recovered

-- 2017-09-24 12:00:00

Police recovered hanging bodies of two young men, including an Ansar member from separate places in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka city, on Sunday.   An Ansar man was found hanging from the c...

UN finds evidence of rape in Rohingya 'cleansing'

UN finds evidence of rape in Rohingya 'cleansing'

Reuters 2017-09-24 12:00:00

Doctors treating some of the 429,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar in recent weeks have seen dozens of women with injuries consistent with violent sexual attacks, UN clinic...

State minister, secys fined for wrong-side driving

State minister, secys fined for wrong-side driving

-- 2017-09-24 12:00:00

A state minister and several secretary-level government officials are among 50 people penalised for driving on the wrong lane in Dhaka city, police say. An officer at Dhaka Metropolitan Police’...

Mother dead, two kids burnt in Badda fire

Mother dead, two kids burnt in Badda fire

-- 2017-09-24 11:51:45

A fire has spread through a tin-roofed building in Dhaka’s Badda, leaving a woman dead and her two children wounded.   The incident occurred early Sunday in the Boithakhali area, said Bad...

Users plead for raising Ctg port efficiency

Users plead for raising Ctg port efficiency

Our Correspondent 2017-09-24 10:40:26

The Chittagong seaport users Saturday urged the authorities concerned to improve further the efficiency in container handling as well as documentation process and inspection of goods for reducing the...

PM expresses shock at BD peacekeepers' death

PM expresses shock at BD peacekeepers' death

-- 2017-09-24 09:09:45

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday expressed profound shock at the death of three Bangladeshi peacekeepers who were killed in an IED blast in Mali.   In a message of condolence, Sheikh Hasi...

Three Bangladeshi peacekeepers die in Mali

Three Bangladeshi peacekeepers die in Mali

-- 2017-09-24 07:55:14

Three Bangladeshi peacekeepers embraced martyrdom and another four got injured in an IED (improvised explosive device) blast in Mali on Sunday, an ISPR release said. The three martyrs are Sergeant Al...

‘PM's proposal contains ways to resolve Rohingya crisis’

‘PM's proposal contains ways to resolve Rohingya crisis’

-- 2017-09-24 06:56:44

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader Sunday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s five-point proposal at the 72nd UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York contains the ways to resolve...

UNICEF supplies for Rohingya children arrives at HSIA

UNICEF supplies for Rohingya children arrives at HSIA

-- 2017-09-24 06:48:04

The first batch of UNICEF emergency supplies for Rohingya refugee children arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Sunday.   The cargo plane from Copenhagen with 100 tonne...

Carpenter dies from electrocution in Sherpur

Carpenter dies from electrocution in Sherpur

-- 2017-09-24 05:33:54

A carpenter died from electrocution in Nabinagar area of Sherpur on Sunday morning.   Witnesses said Jahurul Islam, 34, son of Abdul Halim Mistri, a resident of Nabinagar Gairal Bari area, was...

Miscreants set fire on Hindu community establishments in Faridpur

Miscreants set fire on Hindu community establishments in Faridpur

-- 2017-09-24 05:17:27

Miscreants set fire on seven establishments of Hindu community in Madhukhali upazila of Faridpur on early Saturday.   Police sources said the miscreants set fire on, cowshed, porch of the house...

Turkey to shelter around 100,000 Rohingyas

Turkey to shelter around 100,000 Rohingyas

-- 2017-09-24 05:12:07

Turkey plans to shelter some Rohingyas who fled the persecution in Rakhine state of Myanmar in the southeastern districts of Bangladesh.   To this end, the European country will build shelter f...

Carpenter dies from electrocution

Carpenter dies from electrocution

-- 2017-09-24 01:40:28

A carpenter died after being electrocuted in Nabinagar area of Sherpur district town on Sunday morning.    The deceased, identified as Jahurul Islam (34), son of Abdul Halim Mistri, a resi...

‘Cattle thief’ lynched in Chuadanga

‘Cattle thief’ lynched in Chuadanga

-- 2017-09-23 12:48:24

A suspected cattle thief was beaten to death by a mob at Ramannagar village in Damurhuda upazila early Saturday.   The deceased was identified as Shafiqul Islam Shafi, 31, son of Sadar Mallik,...

Head-on crash with bus kills two bikers

Head-on crash with bus kills two bikers

-- 2017-09-23 12:08:15

Two motorcyclists were killed and two others sustained injuries in a road accident at Barunkandi village on bypass road of the Naogaon district town on Saturday morning.     The dece...