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Attacks on Hindus: 2 UP members held

Attacks on Hindus: 2 UP members held

-- 2017-11-17 01:25:08

Police in Rangpur have detained two local elected representatives over the arson of Hindus’ homes in a village near Rangpur district town. Maminpur Union Council members Zoynal Abedin and Fazlu...

Supporters of two AL leaders clash  at Azimpur

Supporters of two AL leaders clash at Azimpur

-- 2017-11-17 01:13:38

The Azimpur neighbourhood in Old Dhaka turned into a battleground on Thursday morning as violent clashes broke out there between followers of two Awami League leaders, reports bdnews24.com. The cla...

One dies in train-covered van collision

One dies in train-covered van collision

-- 2017-11-16 12:03:33

A man was killed as a train collided with a covered-van at Baropukuria coalmine level crossing in Dinajpur district early Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Biplob, 22, helper of the cover...

Police arrest five JMB suspects with explosives

Police arrest five JMB suspects with explosives

-- 2017-11-16 12:00:00

Police arrested five suspected activists of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from different areas of Atrai upazila of Naogaon district early Thursday. Tipped-ff, several t...

Lenders oppose WB move to make movables into surety

Lenders oppose WB move to make movables into surety

Jasim Uddin Haroon 2017-11-16 12:00:00

A World Bank move to make intangible movables such as 'accounts receivables', 'intellectual property', 'derivatives products' into collateral against credits faced opposition from lenders in Banglades...

Depression develops over Bay

Depression develops over Bay

-- 2017-11-16 12:00:00

The Met office has asked four maritime ports to issue cautionary signal No. three due to a depression that developed over west central bay now lies over northwest bay and adjoining west central bay....

Cops detain 4 Rohingya with leaflets in Ukhia

Cops detain 4 Rohingya with leaflets in Ukhia

-- 2017-11-16 12:00:00

Police detained four Rohingyas along with 1000 leaflets from a computer shop and a Rohingya camp in Ukhia upazila of Cox's Bazar on Wednesday. The detainees were identified as Md Ziabur Rahman, 40, s...

10 get jail time, fine for catching Hilsa

10 get jail time, fine for catching Hilsa

-- 2017-11-16 12:00:00

Ten fishermen were arrested and sentenced to different jail terms for catching Hilsa defying the government-imposed ban at Tulatuli and Bhola Khal in Meghna River area under Bhola district on Wednesda...

Rohingya woman in Bangladesh helps others flee Myanmar

Rohingya woman in Bangladesh helps others flee Myanmar

-- 2017-11-16 12:00:00

Zahida Begum doesn't remember her home village, a tiny speck amid the mountains and forests of Myanmar. She was only 18 months old when her mother smuggled her across the Naf River on a fishing boat,...

Four ‘masked gunmen’ in Banani killing

Four ‘masked gunmen’ in Banani killing

-- 2017-11-16 12:00:00

Police has said four masked gunmen took part in the killing mission in Banani, but failed to make an arrest in connection with the murder of a businessman.They also say they have information about the...

More leather estates in Ctg, Rajshahi: PM

More leather estates in Ctg, Rajshahi: PM

-- 2017-11-16 12:00:00

The government will set up two more leather industrial estates in Chittagong and Rajshahi divisions for further development of the country's leather sector. The prime minister said this while inaug...

EU, Japan reaffirm Rohingya  support

EU, Japan reaffirm Rohingya support

-- 2017-11-16 12:00:00

The Foreign Ministers (FM) of two European Union (EU) countries along with Japanese FM and an EU High Representative are set to pay day-long visit to Cox’s Bazar on Sunday. During the visit, Fo...

Rangpur attackers identified through video footage: Kamal

Rangpur attackers identified through video footage: Kamal

-- 2017-11-16 12:00:00

Many culprits behind the arson attack on Hindu community in Rangpur have been identified by inspecting video footage. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal said this to reporter on Thursday after a me...

HRW terms Myanmar army’s sexual violence widespread

HRW terms Myanmar army’s sexual violence widespread

-- 2017-11-16 12:00:00

Myanmar security forces have committed widespread rape against women and girls as part their operation to decimate Rohingya Muslims from the country’s Rakhine State, reveals a Human Rights Watch...

Judges’ Code of conduct gazette likely by Dec 3

Judges’ Code of conduct gazette likely by Dec 3

-- 2017-11-16 11:50:52

The much-awaited gazette notification on the rules determining the discipline and conduct of lower court judges is expected to be issued before December 3 subject to the President’s approval. L...

Police recovers 24 crude bombs in Savar

Police recovers 24 crude bombs in Savar

-- 2017-11-16 11:38:36

Police recovered 24 crude bombs from Basaid area in Ashulia here on Thursday. Locals said that they found a black bag in an abandoned condition in the area at noon and found the bombs wrapped with bl...

Khaleda anxious about getting justice

Khaleda anxious about getting justice

-- 2017-11-16 11:35:28

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia said she is anxious about getting justice in the cases filed against her considering the current state of the judiciary. Khaleda expressed her anxiety while giving her sel...

BNP plan programmes to celebrate Tarique’s birthday

BNP plan programmes to celebrate Tarique’s birthday

-- 2017-11-16 11:24:56

BNP has chalked out a two-day programme to celebrate the 53rd birthday of its Senior Vice-chairman Tarique Rahman on Monday, reports UNB. Party Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi announ...

‘PM’s comments on Khaleda out of spite’

‘PM’s comments on Khaleda out of spite’

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

BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi on Thursday said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made degrading comment about their Chairperson Khaleda Zia in Parliament on Wednesday 'out of jealous...

Early cultivated cabbage growers  making handsome profit

Early cultivated cabbage growers making handsome profit

Our Correspondent 2017-11-16 09:11:03

RANGPUR, Nov 16: The growers of early cultivated cabbage in different areas under the district are jubilant as they are earning handsome profit this season. Presently, harvesting of early cultivate...

As winter sets in, Bhapa Pitha gets popularity among commoners of Rajshahi city

As winter sets in, Bhapa Pitha gets popularity among commoners of Rajshahi city

Our Correspondent 2017-11-16 09:10:09

RAJSHAHI, Nov16: With the approaching of winter, selling of some seasonal foods has also been started in Rajshahi city and surrounding areas. One of such foods is Bhapa Pitha, a traditional cake mad...

Water spinach production on the rise in Bogra

Water spinach production on the rise in Bogra

Our Correspondent 2017-11-16 09:08:59

BOGRA, Nov 16: A good number of peasants of all the twelve upazilas of the district cultivate the water spinach (Kolmi Shak) round the year due to a high market demand. The Department of Agricultur...

Bhasani’s 41st death anniversary on Friday

Bhasani’s 41st death anniversary on Friday

-- 2017-11-16 08:09:53

The 41st death anniversary of Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhasani, a great national leader, will be observed on Friday with due respect. Bhasani, popularly known as 'Majlum Jananeta'- the Leader of the...

Khaleda to appear before court Nov 23

Khaleda to appear before court Nov 23

-- 2017-11-16 07:52:33

A Dhaka court has asked BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to appear before it on November 23 to place her self-defence statements in Zia Orphanage Trust and Zia Charitable Trust graft cases. Special Judge...

HC orders arrest of Patuakhali fake doctor

HC orders arrest of Patuakhali fake doctor

-- 2017-11-16 06:58:46

The High Court has directed the officer-in-charge of Baufal police station in Patuakhali to arrest fake physician Razan Das who left gauze inside a woman's abdomen during her cesarean surgery at a pri...

ACC catches edu official red-handed while taking bribe

ACC catches edu official red-handed while taking bribe

-- 2017-11-16 06:38:48

A special team of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has caught an education official of Sirajganj red-handed while taking bribe.  ACC Pabna district office’s special team arrested offic...

Govt to make land management transparent: Sherif

Govt to make land management transparent: Sherif

-- 2017-11-16 06:18:33

The government is steadfast to make land management transparent and corruption free, said Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sherif. "The government is working to ensure people's desired services in the la...

Hatirjheel to get opera house

Hatirjheel to get opera house

-- 2017-11-16 05:54:36

The government has decided to build an opera house in the capital’s popular recreational spot Hatirjheel.  The theatre will boast all modern facilities.  "The design of the project t...

WUB to organise ComTech festival

WUB to organise ComTech festival

FE Online Desk 2017-11-16 03:20:00

The World University of Bangladesh (WUB) is organising the 6th ‘WUB-National ComTech Festival’ at its Panthapath campus on Friday. Department of Computer Science and Engineering of the WU...

'Digital Security Act not to harass journos'

'Digital Security Act not to harass journos'

-- 2017-11-16 02:23:52

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Thursday said the government is going to formulate the Digital Security Act to ensure common people's digital security, not to harass journalists. "We're going...