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Govt won’t intervene in EC: Shipping Minister

Govt won’t intervene in EC: Shipping Minister

-- 2017-11-19 12:00:00

The current government would not intervene in the Election Commission although it will discharge duty during holding the next general election, said Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan. He said this whi...

US lauds BD over handling Rohingya issue

US lauds BD over handling Rohingya issue

-- 2017-11-19 12:00:00

The visiting US Congressional delegation led by Senator Jeffrey Alan Merkley on Sunday underscored that the delegation came to Bangladesh to draw the attention of the United States and the internation...

Japanese FM sits with Mahmood Ali

Japanese FM sits with Mahmood Ali

-- 2017-11-19 12:00:00

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono met his Bangladeshi counterpart AH Mahmood Ali on Sunday. The meeting was held at Pan Pacific Sonargaon in Dhaka at 8:00 am and ended at 8:45 am. Foreign Ministry...

Canadian minister to visit BD Tuesday

Canadian minister to visit BD Tuesday

-- 2017-11-19 11:47:16

Marie-Claude Bibeau, Canadian Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, is scheduled to come to Bangladesh from on Tuesday to witness first-hand the devastating impact of the Rohingya...

Ex-husband , cohorts gang-rape woman

Ex-husband , cohorts gang-rape woman

-- 2017-11-19 11:33:09

Ex husband and his two cohorts allegedly gang-raped a woman at Torabganj in Kamalnagar upazila. “A case was filed with the police station early Sunday in this connection, said Officer-in-charge...

Regulator stares as grabbers encroach on rivers, wetlands

Regulator stares as grabbers encroach on rivers, wetlands

M Azizur Rahman 2017-11-19 11:13:44

Many rivers, canals and wetlands flowing around major cities across the country are still in the clutches of grabbers largely as a government-set rescue plan lacks bite for ineffective regulations. E...

EU envoy, foreign ministers visit Rohingya camps

EU envoy, foreign ministers visit Rohingya camps

-- 2017-11-19 10:50:23

A European Union High Representative visited the makeshift Rohingya camps in Ukhia upazila in Cox’s Bazar on Saturday. Foreign ministers of Germany, Sweden and Japan also visited the refugee ca...

RU student abduction: Former husband on remand

RU student abduction: Former husband on remand

-- 2017-11-19 09:45:56

A Rajshahi court has granted a one-day remand to interrogate former husband of Rajshahi University's female student, who was abducted recently and then rescued. Rajshahi Metropolitan Magistrate Mahbu...

Eid-e-Miladunnabi on Dec 2

Eid-e-Miladunnabi on Dec 2

-- 2017-11-19 09:14:51

Holy Eid-e-Miladunnabi will be observed across the country on December 2, commemorating the birth of Great Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) on this day of the month of Rabiul Awal...

Japan to help in Rohingya repatriation  

Japan to help in Rohingya repatriation  

-- 2017-11-19 08:29:59

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Sunday assured they will support the return of displaced Myanmar nationals back to their homeland. Taro Kono, now on an official visit to Bangladesh, had a bila...

Myanmar army committed war crimes: US senators

Myanmar army committed war crimes: US senators

-- 2017-11-19 06:08:14

Visiting US senators described Myanmar army atrocities on Rohingya people in Muslim-majority Rakhaine State as war crimes. They also termed such incidents in the state as basic violation of human rig...

Avijit, Xulhaz murder: ABT leader arrested

Avijit, Xulhaz murder: ABT leader arrested

-- 2017-11-19 05:07:38

A leader of banned militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team(ABT) was arrested on Saturday from Badaldi road in Baunia in blogger and writer Avijit Roy and USAID staff Xulhaz Mannan murder cases. ...

HC rejects Rana’s bail plea

HC rejects Rana’s bail plea

-- 2017-11-19 03:52:15

The High Court on Sunday rejected a bail petition filed by Tangail’s Awami League lawmaker Amanur Rahman Khan Rana in freedom fighter Faruk Ahmed murder case. The HC bench Justice Borhanuddin a...

Sinister sectarian quarters behind Rangpur attck: Quader

Sinister sectarian quarters behind Rangpur attck: Quader

-- 2017-11-19 02:31:48

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said sinister sectarian forces are responsible for the attacks and arson of Hindu homes in Rangpur. Quader made the statement during a visit the dama...

Rally to mark Mar 7 speech recognition today

Rally to mark Mar 7 speech recognition today

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

A citizen committee is organising a rally at the Suhrawardy Udyan in Dhaka city today (Saturday) to celebrate the UNESCO recognition of historic March 7 speech of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as...

AL's citizen gathering today not to counter BNP rally: Quader

AL's citizen gathering today not to counter BNP rally: Quader

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Awami League (AL) general secretary Obaidul Quader said on Friday citizens' gathering at Suhrawardy Udyan today (Saturday) does not run counter to political programme of BNP, reports BSS. "Tomorrow's...

Widening 15km road costs Tk 2.26 billion!

Widening 15km road costs Tk 2.26 billion!

FHM Humayan Kabir 2017-11-18 12:00:00

A 15.5-kilometre regional highway is going to be widened at a cost of Tk 2.26 billion which some insiders even consider inflated. It will require Tk 145.8 million for widening a one-kilometre patch o...

PM joins Suhrawady Udyan rally

PM joins Suhrawady Udyan rally

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has joined the rally to celebrate the recognition of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's historic March 7 speech by UNESCO. A citizen committee has organised the rally at...

RAB detains suspected arms trader with arms

RAB detains suspected arms trader with arms

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested an alleged arms trader along with a pistol and bullets from Shahapur Munshipara village in Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj district on early Saturd...

EC warns against NID corruption

EC warns against NID corruption

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

The Election Commission, or EC, is prepared to take tough action against any irregularity, harassment and financial corruption involved in national identification services. The National Identity Regi...

Keraniganj ‘gunfight’ kills drug peddler

Keraniganj ‘gunfight’ kills drug peddler

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

A suspected drug peddler was killed when took a 'gunfight' took place between the members of Detective Branch of police and drug peddler in Khejurbagh area here early Saturday. A team of DB police si...

ICRC regional director due Sunday

ICRC regional director due Sunday

FE Online Desk 2017-11-18 12:00:00

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) regional director for Asia and the Pacific Boris Michel is scheduled to arrive in Bangladesh on Sunday to visit Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Baza...

Prime University arranges ‘Story Telling’ competition

Prime University arranges ‘Story Telling’ competition

FE Online Desk 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Language Institute of the Prime University has organised a story telling competition in its conference hall recently. Prof Dr M Abdus Sobhan inaugurated the competition as the chief guest, says a pre...

Police recover throat-slit body in Jessore

Police recover throat-slit body in Jessore

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Police found the throat-slit body of a man at Krishnabati village in Monirumpur upazila on Saturday morning. The deceased was Akbar Ali, 55, a day labourer and son of Abu Taleb of Daharsinga village...

Police detain AL leader for vandalising temple

Police detain AL leader for vandalising temple

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Police have detained six people, including a local Awami League leader, on charges of vandalising idols at a Hindu temple at Atrai Upazila in Naogaon. The six are Mirat union Awami League Organising...

Winter vegetables bring smiles on farmers’ faces

Winter vegetables bring smiles on farmers’ faces

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Varieties of early winter vegetables have bring smiles on farmer's faces in Rajshahi, which started appearing in both retail and wholesale markets for the last couple of days. Farmers in the region...

Abducted businessman Aniruddha returns home

Abducted businessman Aniruddha returns home

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Businessman Aniruddha Kumar Roy, who was abducted on August 27 from Gulshan in Dhaka, has returned home on Friday. Roy's wife Shashwati Roy said confirmed his return to Gulshan home. But she did not...

Customs officials detain two at Shahjalal airport

Customs officials detain two at Shahjalal airport

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Customs officials arrested two persons along with three gold bars and 148 cartons of foreign cigarette from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital. "We arrestee one Abdul Alim Bhuiya...

ACC to educate youth about corruption fallout

ACC to educate youth about corruption fallout

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission(ACC)Iqbal Mahmood has said the agency will prepare itself to educate the country’s younger generation about the bad effects of corruption, while contin...

PM calls for unity against defeated forces

PM calls for unity against defeated forces

-- 2017-11-18 12:00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the people of Bangladesh to remain united so that the defeated forces of Pakistan cannot come to power ever. “All the people of Bangladesh to be united so...