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Jessore road accident kills one

Jessore road accident kills one

-- 2018-03-05 15:33:53

A person was killed in a road accident in Pajia Bazar area under Keshabpur Upazila of Jessore on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Shafiqul Islam (30), son of Kobad Ali of Sagordattakathi...

0.23m MTs of rice at Tk 10 per kg for Rajshahi

0.23m MTs of rice at Tk 10 per kg for Rajshahi

-- 2018-03-05 15:21:24

The government has started its initiative to distribute 0.23 million Metric Tons (MTs) of rice at a rate of Tk 10 per kilogram (kg) among extreme poor families in all eight districts of Rajshahi divis...

BD seeks Vietnam support to resolve Rohingya crisis

BD seeks Vietnam support to resolve Rohingya crisis

-- 2018-03-05 14:56:47

Bangladesh sought Vietnam's support for a peaceful solution to the Rohingya crisis as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina held bilateral official talks with visiting Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang in Dh...

Google expansion plans may turn NYC into tech hub

Google expansion plans may turn NYC into tech hub

-- 2018-03-05 14:40:32

As New York City waits to hear whether it’s been chosen as the site for Amazon’s second headquarters, recent moves by another tech giant, Google, to expand its footprint in the city are he...

Mob lynches two ‘cattle thieves’ in Rangpur

Mob lynches two ‘cattle thieves’ in Rangpur

-- 2018-03-05 14:31:03

Two suspected cattle thieves have been killed and another has been wounded in a lynch-mob attack at Madarhat area in Rangpur’s Pirganj upazila on early Monday. One of the alleged thieves, Raju...

China official injured as she goes to catch falling girl

China official injured as she goes to catch falling girl

-- 2018-03-05 14:19:00

A traffic official in China is recovering in hospital after suffering head injuries as she caught a child who fell from a fourth-floor window. Chen Zhongping hurried to help after she saw the three-y...

Private Hajj package to cost minimum Tk 332,868

Private Hajj package to cost minimum Tk 332,868

FE Online Report 2018-03-05 13:44:32

A private Hajj package will cost at least Tk 332,868 this year, up by 13,518 from Tk 319,350 last year. Hajj Agencies Association of Bangladesh (HAAB) secretary general Shahadat Hossain said this at...

Scientists find gene for heart development

Scientists find gene for heart development

-- 2018-03-05 13:00:26

Chinese scientists identified a gene critical for the development of the network of nerves wrapped around the heart and its surrounding vasculature, according to a recently published study. The disco...

SUST suspects another young man in Zafar Iqbal attack

SUST suspects another young man in Zafar Iqbal attack

-- 2018-03-05 12:59:28

Teachers and students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology suspect another young man seen standing next to attacker Faizul in a photo was involved in the attack on Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqb...

RAKUB holds performance evaluation meeting

RAKUB holds performance evaluation meeting

FE Online Desk 2018-03-05 12:14:36

Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) has organised a performance evaluation meeting of Pabna and Natore zone at Zilla Porishod’s hall room in Pabna. Muhmmad Nazrul Islam, chairman of the board...

B’baria gunfight leaves ‘robber’ dead

B’baria gunfight leaves ‘robber’ dead

-- 2018-03-05 12:00:32

A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Kaitola village in Nabinagar upazila in Brahmanbaria on early Monday. The deceased was identified as Jabed Miah (45), son of Edon M...

School teacher dies in Magura road mishap

School teacher dies in Magura road mishap

-- 2018-03-05 11:58:30

A school teacher was killed in a road accident at Ketapur in Magura sadar upazila on Sunday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Abdus Samad Sheikh, 65, a teacher of Kachhundi School in the upaz...

PM holds talks with Vietnam President

PM holds talks with Vietnam President

-- 2018-03-05 11:23:54

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina began bilateral talks with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang at her office in Dhaka on Monday morning. "The two leaders had a tete-a-tete and then the official talks...

Share price of Savar Refractories soaring sans PSI

Share price of Savar Refractories soaring sans PSI

-- 2018-03-05 10:58:23

Share price of Savar Refractories is soaring without any price sensitive information (PSI). The company's price surged further by 8.17 per cent on Sunday. In the last five trading days, the Z-catego...

BGMEA, BKMEA yet to finish workers' database

BGMEA, BKMEA yet to finish workers' database

Monira Munni 2018-03-05 10:37:42

Both the apparel apex trade-bodies - BGMEA and BKMEA - are yet to complete preparing a biometric database of the workers under their respective member factories, keeping the actual number of readymade...

Investigators find no lead in Zafar Iqbal attack

Investigators find no lead in Zafar Iqbal attack

-- 2018-03-05 10:26:46

Apart from his ‘belief in militancy’, investigators have not got any major lead from the suspect arrested over the knife attack on Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqbal. The celebrated writer and uni...

Full-scale OMS programme starts today

Full-scale OMS programme starts today

FE Report 2018-03-05 10:26:46

Without any prior announcement, the government has deferred its decision on the resumption of open market sale (OMS) of food-grains. The OMS programme was scheduled to be launched in the city yesterd...

Gazipur spinning mill catches fire

Gazipur spinning mill catches fire

-- 2018-03-05 10:24:16

A fire broke out at a spinning mill in BSCIC area of Konabari in Gazipur city early Monday. Akhterzuzzaman Liton, deputy director of Gazipur Fire Service, said the fire broke out on the ground floor...

ACC provides recipe for RHD to curb corruption

ACC provides recipe for RHD to curb corruption

FE Report 2018-03-05 09:55:36

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) sent a 21-point recommendation to Cabinet Division on Sunday for taking effective steps to check corruption at Roads and Highways Department (RHD). The set of recomme...

One-minute blackout on March 25 to honour genocide victims

One-minute blackout on March 25 to honour genocide victims

-- 2018-03-04 22:46:13

On the night of March 25, Bangladesh will plunge into darkness for a minute to remember the victims of one of the worst atrocities in human history carried out by the Pakistani occupation forces in 19...

US for participatory polls in Bangladesh

US for participatory polls in Bangladesh

-- 2018-03-04 21:42:43

The United States has laid emphasis on multiple-party participation in the next general election in Bangladesh. Deputy Assistant to the US President and Senior Director for South and Central Asia at...

Why no sculpture marking 7th March Speech, asks HC

Why no sculpture marking 7th March Speech, asks HC

-- 2018-03-04 21:21:52

The High Court has issued a rule asking the government to explain why directives should not be given to set up a Bangabandhu's speech-mode sculpture at the place where he had delivered the historic 7t...

BD wants to send trained IT engineers to Japan: Palak

BD wants to send trained IT engineers to Japan: Palak

-- 2018-03-04 21:21:39

State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak on Sunday said Bangladesh wants to send trained IT engineers to Japan, the third most attractive IT market in the world, as the island nation is experiencing...

9th wage board award in September: Inu

9th wage board award in September: Inu

-- 2018-03-04 20:34:21

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu has said the 9th Wage Board Award would be announced in September this year. "It would synchronies with the five-year cycle of the earlier Wage Boards", he said....

Trial begins against 11 Mymensingh war crimes suspects

Trial begins against 11 Mymensingh war crimes suspects

-- 2018-03-04 20:00:40

The International Crimes Tribunal on Sunday framed charges against 11 suspects of Mymensingh for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War. The three-member tribunal, led by Justic...

Govt eyes ‘moving road’ concept to solve Dhaka traffic

Govt eyes ‘moving road’ concept to solve Dhaka traffic

-- 2018-03-04 19:34:48

A decade ago average traffic speed was 21 kilometres per hour (kmph) in Dhaka city.  But now the speed has dropped to 7.0 kmph, slightly above the average human walking speed, according to a Wor...

232 indicted for killing police in Gaibandha

232 indicted for killing police in Gaibandha

-- 2018-03-04 19:33:44

A Gaibandha court on Sunday framed charges against 232 people, including former Jamaat lawmaker and convicted war criminal Abdul Aziz alias 'Ghoramara Aziz', in a case filed over killing of four polic...

Government to distribute digital certificates, IDs among freedom fighters

Government to distribute digital certificates, IDs among freedom fighters

-- 2018-03-04 19:16:33

The government is set to distribute permanent certificates and identity (ID) cards among freedom fighters. Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque said this on Sunday addressing the recep...

1,010 Qawmi Alems to join govt service Monday

1,010 Qawmi Alems to join govt service Monday

-- 2018-03-04 18:53:51

Some 1,010 Qawmi Alems will join government jobs from Monday to work as teachers under the mosque-based education for children under the supervision of the Islamic Foundation. This is the first group...

Magura BNP leader dies

Magura BNP leader dies

-- 2018-03-04 18:12:05

BNP Magura district Joint Convener Syed Mokaddes Ali died at Anwar Khan Modern Hospital in the capital on Saturday night. He was 74. Mokaddes, who had long been suffering from asthma, breathed his la...