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Air pumped into rectum, teenage worker dies in Bogra

Air pumped into rectum, teenage worker dies in Bogra

-- 2017-09-29 05:13:05

A teenage worker was killed after air was pumped through his rectum by his co-worker in a factory in Birkedar area of Kahalu upazila of Bogra on Friday. The deceased was identified as Russel, 18, son...

UNICEF to set up schools for Rohingya children

UNICEF to set up schools for Rohingya children

-- 2017-09-29 04:29:52

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) would set up more than 1,300 new learning centres for Rohingya children who have fled from Myanmar to the country's Southeast part. The humanitarian organi...

RAB arrests main accused over M’singh teen murder

RAB arrests main accused over M’singh teen murder

-- 2017-09-29 04:26:06

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested on Friday the main accused in the case over the killing a teenage boy in Mymensingh. The arrestee, Akkas Ali, was arrested in a drive at Shombupara in Bhaira...

Three construction workers die in Dhaka

Three construction workers die in Dhaka

-- 2017-09-29 04:12:11

Three construction workers died at Badda rea of Dhaka when the lift they were using broke down on Friday. They were working to construct a multi-storied building at Badda when the site's lift snapped...

12 boats sink in Meghna amid storm

12 boats sink in Meghna amid storm

-- 2017-09-29 03:54:11

A man was killed and another went missing as 12 boats capsized in the Meghna river amid storm at Chargazaria in Ramgati upazila of Laxmipur district on Friday. The deceased was identified as Bablu of...

Comilla road crash kills two

Comilla road crash kills two

-- 2017-09-29 03:13:16

Two people were killed when a covered van overturned on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Jagurjhuli in Adorsho Sadar upazila of Comilla district on Friday. The deceased were identified as Amir Hossian, 26...

PM now well, clears seven urgent files

PM now well, clears seven urgent files

-- 2017-09-29 01:51:27

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who underwent a successful gallbladder surgery in the US capital of Washington on Monday, is now well and digitally cleared seven urgent files on Thursday. "The prime mi...

UN plans food aid for up to 700,000

UN plans food aid for up to 700,000

-- 2017-09-28 12:59:15

COX'S BAZAR, Sept 27 (Agencies): The UN has drawn up a contingency plan to feed up to 700,000 Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar after some 480,000 fled to Bangladesh over the past month and arriva...

JCI observes International Day of Peace

JCI observes International Day of Peace

Samiha Akhter 2017-09-28 12:30:18

On September 23, 2017, Junior Chamber International (JCI) Bangladesh organised '2017 JCI Bangladesh Peace is Possible Awards' at Spectra Convention Centre in Gulshan 1 of Dhaka city. Junior Chamber I...

Business magazine shapes young business minds

Business magazine shapes young business minds

Md Shahjahan Khandakar 2017-09-28 12:12:42

Voice of Business (VoB), the first ever and the largest student-run publication team in Bangladesh, has been relentlessly working for the students of the Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dha...

Elderly woman found dead

Elderly woman found dead

-- 2017-09-28 12:03:25

An elderly woman was found dead in her house at Balidia village in Mohammadpur upazila on Wednesday night. Mohammadpur Police Station officer-in-charge Tarikul Islam said Nila Parvin, 50, daughter of...

Youths plan business strategy for upcycled products

Youths plan business strategy for upcycled products

Mahnoor Fairuza Khan 2017-09-28 12:00:00

Corporiddlerz is one of the flagship events of Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) Business and Communication Club. It has now become a business strategy based tournament with two successful,...

Natore farmers grow pomegranate on experimental basis

Natore farmers grow pomegranate on experimental basis

Roving Correspondent 2017-09-28 12:00:00

Some farmers of the district are farming pomegranate on an experimental basis. The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) office source said the peasants planted some 2,000 pomegranate saplings at...

Rangpur growers attaining financial solvency from banana cultivation

Rangpur growers attaining financial solvency from banana cultivation

Our Correspondent 2017-09-28 12:00:00

RANGPUR, Sept 27: A good number of people are attaining financial solvency by growing banana in different areas of the district.Growers are bringing more lands under the farming of the tasty fruit due...

BDT rises notably against US$ for importers

BDT rises notably against US$ for importers

Siddique Islam 2017-09-28 12:00:00

The exchange rate of Bangladesh Taka (BDT) appreciated significantly against the US dollar on Wednesday for importers, as the central bank sold US$ 38 million to the banks, market operators said. The...

BTMA, rights groups decry power price hike bid

BTMA, rights groups decry power price hike bid

FE Report 2017-09-28 12:00:00

A proposal for raising power tariffs under Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) faced opposition from consumer rights activists, politicians and a trade body in the public hearing. Rather, t...

BB issues notice relaxing loan provisioning policies further

BB issues notice relaxing loan provisioning policies further

FE Report 2017-09-28 12:00:00

The central bank has relaxed its loan provisioning policies further to facilitate disbursement of agriculture and micro-credits by the banks, officials said. Under the relaxations, the banks will hav...

Gulshan building fire doused

Gulshan building fire doused

-- 2017-09-28 12:00:00

A fire broke out at an office in city’s Gulshan area on Thursday. Ataur Rahman, duty officer of Fire Service Control room, said the fire broke out at the 4th floor of a six-storey building arou...

Grinding machine blast kills one

Grinding machine blast kills one

-- 2017-09-28 12:00:00

An electrician was killed after a grinding machine blasted at his rented residence in Jamgora area of Ashulia on Wednesday evening. The deceased was identified as Salam alias Nayan, 25, supervisor of...

Muhith sets deadline for ending poverty

Muhith sets deadline for ending poverty

-- 2017-09-28 12:00:00

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith on Thursday said that there will be no poor people in the country by 2024. “Bangladesh will be able to end poverty by 2024 though the international deadl...

RAB detains ‘drug trader’ with 3.25 kg heroin

RAB detains ‘drug trader’ with 3.25 kg heroin

-- 2017-09-28 11:57:09

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) detained a suspected drug trader along with 3.25 Kg heroin from a frontier village under Godagari Upazila in Rajshahi district last night. The arrestee was ide...

Prices of coarse rice decline

Prices of coarse rice decline

FE Report 2017-09-28 10:05:17

The prices of finer varieties of rice continued to maintain their recent-peak levels Wednesday, but the coarse varieties showed a downward trend due to the recent cut in import duties and the governme...

Suu Kyi assures to take back Rohingya refugees

Suu Kyi assures to take back Rohingya refugees

-- 2017-09-28 08:49:11

Myanmar’s de facto head of government Aung San Suu Kyi has assured UK state minister for foreign affairs Mark Field that Rohingyas will be taken back from Bangladesh, the British minister said a...

India sends 700 tonnes relief for Rohingya

India sends 700 tonnes relief for Rohingya

-- 2017-09-28 08:08:58

An Indian Naval ship carrying the third consignment of 700-tonne relief supply for Rohingya, who have fled persecution by Myanmar security forces and taken shelter in Bangladesh, reached Chittagong on...

US increases financial support for Rohingyas

US increases financial support for Rohingyas

-- 2017-09-28 06:53:57

The United States decided to give an additional $6 million to the UN World Food programme (WFP) to address the Rohingya crisis in Bangladesh.   "The United States, through the US Agency for Int...

China sends more relief for Rohingyas

China sends more relief for Rohingyas

-- 2017-09-28 05:07:50

The second batch of China’s relief for the Rohingya refugees arrived in Chittagong on Thursday.   A cargo flight with 53.50 tonnes of relief materials, including 2,000 pieces of tents and...

C’nawabganj Shibir leader held with firearm

C’nawabganj Shibir leader held with firearm

-- 2017-09-28 01:56:28

Detective Branch (DB) of police during a dive arrested  a leader of Islami Chhatra Shibir, student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, along with a pistol and bullet from Hujrapur Khalghat area in Chapainaw...

Japan assures of support on Rohingya issue

Japan assures of support on Rohingya issue

-- 2017-09-27 12:57:09

Japan on Wednesday assured Bangladesh of its support to address the Rohingya issue.   State Minister for Foreign Affairs M Shahriar Alam said this in a Tweet message after a breakfast meeting w...

Commercial turkey farming flourishes in Gazipur

Commercial turkey farming flourishes in Gazipur

Our Correspondent 2017-09-27 12:55:02

GAZIPUR, Sept 26: The turkey bird farming is gaining popularity among youths and housewives in Gazipur. Commercial turkey farms have been developed in Gazipur city area as well as different upazilas i...

Rain brings relief to Dhaka dwellers

Rain brings relief to Dhaka dwellers

-- 2017-09-27 12:33:18

Moderate rainfall accompanied by thunderstorm swept over different parts of the capital on Wednesday morning brought a little relief to the city dwellers who were suffering from scorching heat in the...