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Gunfight leaves ‘robber’ dead

Gunfight leaves ‘robber’ dead

-- 2017-10-12 11:59:50

An alleged robber was killed in a reported gunfight between his cohorts and police at Daragaon Tea Estate in Bahubal upazila of Habiganj on early Thursday. The deceased, identified as Madan Mia alias...

RAB arrests woman with  1,015 Yaba pills

RAB arrests woman with 1,015 Yaba pills

-- 2017-10-12 09:57:03

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a woman along with 1,015 pieces of Yaba tablets from Nayapara refugee camp in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar district on Wednesday. Acting on a t...

Relaxed Jamaat hartal underway

Relaxed Jamaat hartal underway

-- 2017-10-12 09:53:08

The countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal enforced by Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami protesting the arrest and remand of its top leaders, including Ameer Maqbul Ahmad, is underway on Thursday in a slacked manne...

Voter registration begins in city Saturday

Voter registration begins in city Saturday

-- 2017-10-12 09:05:12

The Election Commission is set to start the collection of photographs and fingerprints of potential voters, who filled voter registration forms earlier this year, at specific voter registration centre...

Northern region goes dark for grid failure

Northern region goes dark for grid failure

-- 2017-10-12 08:48:55

Country’s northern region plunged into darkness on Thursday evening as the HVDC inter-connection substation at Bheramara broke down, reports UNB. The substation which receives 500 MW of electri...

Chittagong Port Authority to make movie on 'Operation Jackpot'

Chittagong Port Authority to make movie on 'Operation Jackpot'

-- 2017-10-12 07:49:23

Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) is set to make a movie on the 'Operation Jackpot', that was carried out by naval commandos during the country's War of Liberation in 1971, reports BSS. A discussion on...

Justice Wahhab Miah to head SC until chief justice's return

Justice Wahhab Miah to head SC until chief justice's return

-- 2017-10-12 06:35:24

President Md Abdul Hamid has approved an extended leave application by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha and appointed Justice Md Abdul Wahhab Miah to head the court in his absence, reports bdnews24....

Weather: Light rains likely

Weather: Light rains likely

-- 2017-10-12 02:43:04

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at a few places over the country in the next 24 hours as of 9:00 am tomorrow. Rest of the parts of the...

BNP to join dialogue with EC on Sunday

BNP to join dialogue with EC on Sunday

UNB 2017-10-12 02:24:24

BNP is going to join the dialogue with the Election Commission (EC) on Sunday to place the party's written proposals for holding the next general election in a free and fair manner. BNP senior joint...

Nine get life for Jessore murder

Nine get life for Jessore murder

-- 2017-10-12 02:20:40

A Jessore court on Wednesday convicted nine people and sentenced them to life term imprisonment for killing a Union Parishad member in 2005. Among the convicts, three accused were present in the dock...

Three die in Sirajganj road crashes

Three die in Sirajganj road crashes

-- 2017-10-12 01:43:45

Three people, including an elderly woman, were killed and three others sustained injuries in separate road crashes in Kamarkhan and Kazipur upazilas of Sirajganj district on Thursday. Officer-in-char...

Restore Rohingya citizenship,  rights before repatriation

Restore Rohingya citizenship, rights before repatriation

FE Report 2017-10-11 12:53:59

Apparently disagreeing on the Myanmar proposal for taking back its exiled Rohingya minority people, Dhaka Tuesday observed that their citizenship and other human rights ought to be restored first to r...

Over 40 families earn solvency by making Chinni-pitha

Over 40 families earn solvency by making Chinni-pitha

Our Correspondent 2017-10-11 12:45:41

BOGRA, Oct 10:  More than 40 extreme-poor families have attained financial solvency through making Chinni-pitha, hard but tasty food item, from last decade under Dupchanchia upazila of Bogra dist...

Malta cultivation gaining popularity in Thakurgaon

Malta cultivation gaining popularity in Thakurgaon

Roving Correspondent 2017-10-11 12:00:00

Cultivation of malta is gaining popularity in the district. A good number of farmers have attainted financial solvency by growing the citrus fruit. Local sources said cultivators have started farming...

Govt approves proposal to import rice from Myanmar

Govt approves proposal to import rice from Myanmar

-- 2017-10-11 12:00:00

Government’s two highest approving bodies, Cabinet Economic Affairs Committee and the Cabinet Purchase Committee, approved a food ministry’s proposal to import 100,000 tonnes of white rice...

Battle of young marketing minds begins

Battle of young marketing minds begins

Ishtiaq Rabbani 2017-10-11 12:00:00

Since the inception of United International University (UIU) Business Club in 2012, it has created numerous platforms for the undergraduate students. The club aims to create an understanding of corpor...

Youths come forward to help  flood-affected families

Youths come forward to help flood-affected families

Samiha Akhte 2017-10-11 12:00:00

In a low-land country like Bangladesh, floods are a common occurrence in monsoon every year. One particular area that has been gravely affected by this year's flood is Sunamganj, Sylhet. Around 200,00...

Product idea competition on JU campus

Product idea competition on JU campus

Shayla Mahzabeen Audity 2017-10-11 12:00:00

'Supersign cables presents Prodex', a business competition, is going to be held on November 11, 2017. Forum of Entrepreneurship and Business, Jahangirnagar University is going to arrange this in its g...

Industries ministry introduces reward for timely project execution

Industries ministry introduces reward for timely project execution

-- 2017-10-11 12:00:00

The Ministry of Industries is going to introduce reward for timely implementation of projects while rebuke for failure. People concerned will be awarded from June 30 next if any project is implemente...

Marcel offers cash vouchers on product registration

Marcel offers cash vouchers on product registration

-- 2017-10-11 12:00:00

Electronics and electrical appliances manufacturer Marcel under its latest initiative started registering its sold products across the country recently, said a press release.  Under the initiati...

BGB detains 19 Rohingyas in Satkhira

BGB detains 19 Rohingyas in Satkhira

-- 2017-10-11 11:52:40

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained some 19 Rohingyas, who illegally entered Bangladesh from India, in Paddoshakra border area of Sadar upazila in Satkhira on Wednesday morning. BGB com...

Fire guts nine shops in Lakshmipur

Fire guts nine shops in Lakshmipur

-- 2017-10-11 10:44:25

Nine shops were gutted in a fire at Hazirhat Bazar in Kamalnagar upazila of Lakshmipur on Tuesday midnight. The fire originated from an electric short circuit at a cloth store around 12:00 am an...

BNP has no support for Jamaat hartal: Rizvi

BNP has no support for Jamaat hartal: Rizvi

-- 2017-10-11 10:17:04

BNP has no decision to support Thursday’s hartal called by its one of the key alliance partners, Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, protesting the arrest of its top leaders. BNP senior joint secretary...

Ctg region remains without power supply

Ctg region remains without power supply

-- 2017-10-11 09:41:50

Chittagong, Rangamati, Bandarban and Khagrachhari districts remained without power supply on Wednesday due to a technical glitch at a grid substation in Hatahazari. Power distribution was interrupted...

Over 350,000  Rohingya kids under serious health risk

Over 350,000 Rohingya kids under serious health risk

-- 2017-10-11 07:59:35

Over 350,000 Rohingya children who fled to Bangladesh along with their families have been suffering immensely for lack of pure drinking water and hygienic sanitation system in the makeshift Rohingya c...

Bangladesh bans three NGOs from Rohingya aid activities

Bangladesh bans three NGOs from Rohingya aid activities

-- 2017-10-11 07:40:46

The Bangladesh government banned three NGOs from operating aid activities among the Rohingyas, who fled violence in Myanmar's Rakhine. A member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Foreign...

Govt reconstitutes International Crimes Tribunal

Govt reconstitutes International Crimes Tribunal

-- 2017-10-11 07:21:14

The government reconstituted the International Crimes Tribunal through appointing its chairman and members. Justice Md Shahinur Islam, a High Court judge and now a member of the ICT-1, was named as c...

President urges all to work together for national progress

President urges all to work together for national progress

-- 2017-10-11 05:52:13

President Abdul Hamid urged all to work together for ensuring national progress apart from local development. “You have to work together to ensure national progress along with the local develop...

Train services of Dhaka with 3 districts resume

Train services of Dhaka with 3 districts resume

-- 2017-10-11 05:42:25

Train communication of Dhaka with Mymensingh, Jamalpur and Netrakona districts resumed nearly after three and half hours of disruption on Wednesday morning. The Dhaka-bound intercity train ‘Jam...

BNP men clash with cops in Noakhali

BNP men clash with cops in Noakhali

-- 2017-10-11 05:34:40

At least 20 people were injured as BNP activists clashed with police at Maijdee town in Noakhali on Wednesday during their demonstration against the arrest warrant for BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia. Po...