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AL submits Hamid's nomination paper for presidential election

AL submits Hamid's nomination paper for presidential election

-- 2018-02-05 16:50:29

Ruling Awami League has submitted the nomination paper to the Election Commission on behalf of incumbent President Abdul Hamid for upcoming presidential election. An AL delegation, led by the party's...

IU winter vacation starts Tuesday

IU winter vacation starts Tuesday

-- 2018-02-05 15:01:08

Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia will go on an 11-day winter vacation on Tuesday. The academic and administrative activities of the university will remain closed from February 6 to 16, sources at I...

CID arrests five Nigerian footballers 'for fraud'

CID arrests five Nigerian footballers 'for fraud'

-- 2018-02-05 14:29:32

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has arrested seven people, including five Nigerian footballers, over allegations of fraud. The detainees were arrested from various areas of Dhaka on Sunda...

Two int’l flights miss arrival schedules at Dhaka airport

Two int’l flights miss arrival schedules at Dhaka airport

FE Report 2018-02-05 14:08:56

Two international flights failed to meet their arrival schedules at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Monday. BG-126 from Doha was scheduled to arrive at the airport at 8:30 am, but it reache...

Turkey farming gains popularity in Rajshahi

Turkey farming gains popularity in Rajshahi

-- 2018-02-05 13:50:14

The Turkey bird farming is gradually gaining popularity in the Rajshahi region as it fetches good profits. A large number of farmers are showing more interest in farming the bird due to its low farmi...

Help undocumented migrants get regularised abroad

Help undocumented migrants get regularised abroad

FE Report 2018-02-05 11:03:30

Expatriates' welfare minister on Sunday asked the labour counsellors to help undocumented Bangladeshi migrants get regularised in their respective job destinations. He also requested them to provide...

Labour rights: Factory inspection checklist disrupts status report prep

Labour rights: Factory inspection checklist disrupts status report prep

Monira Munni 2018-02-05 10:49:31

The introduction of a new checklist for factory inspection has caused some technical complexities like preparing status reports on labour rights and safety issues in the industries, especially garment...

Ferry services resume after 6 hours

Ferry services resume after 6 hours

-- 2018-02-05 10:46:31

Ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia route in the Padma River resumed after six and half an hours of disruption caused by dense fog early Monday. Nasir Mohammad Chowdhury, Assistant General Manager of...

Two SSC students die on way to exam hall

Two SSC students die on way to exam hall

FE Online Desk 2018-02-05 00:00:00

Three people, including two SSC examinees, were killed after a Natore-bound truck hit their motorcycle in Rajshahi’s Puthia. The accident took place on a road in the Upazila’s Tarapur aro...

Potato harvest starts in Bogra

Potato harvest starts in Bogra

Our Correspondent 2018-02-05 00:00:00

Potato growers of the district have started harvesting the item. The peasants are now passing busy time in harvesting and processing the crop as they will bring the same land under Boro cultivation....

Rangpur flower traders doing brisk business due to high mkt demand

Rangpur flower traders doing brisk business due to high mkt demand

Our Correspondent 2018-02-05 00:00:00

The flower traders of the district are doing a brisk business due to high market demand. Once flower was only used in decorating houses, gardens of some aristocratic persons, but things have changed...

Eel cultivation brings solvency to poor families in Joypurhat

Eel cultivation brings solvency to poor families in Joypurhat

Roving Correspondent 2018-02-05 00:00:00

Hundreds of peasants from Hindu community are attaining financial solvency by cultivating eel (Kuchia) on commercial basis in Khetlal upazila of the district. Sources said some local NGOs have been p...

Govt suspends auctions of T-bills, bonds for February

Govt suspends auctions of T-bills, bonds for February

Siddique Islam 2018-02-05 00:00:00

The government has suspended auctions of both treasury bills (T-bills) and bonds for the month of February to ensure proper cash management, officials said. Bangladesh Bank (BB) has already communica...

BSEC allows listing Ctg cos on CSE only

BSEC allows listing Ctg cos on CSE only

Our Correspondent 2018-02-05 00:00:00

Chairman of the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission Dr M Khairul Hossain has announced listing of the Chittagong-based industries and companies only on the Chittagong Stock Exchange to attra...

Khaleda en route to Sylhet

Khaleda en route to Sylhet

-- 2018-02-05 00:00:00

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is on her way to Sylhet to offer prayers at the shrines of Hazrat Shahjalal (R) and Hazrat Shah Paran (R) ahead of the verdict in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. Accom...

Padma Bridge opens next year: Muhith

Padma Bridge opens next year: Muhith

Jubair Hasan 2018-02-05 00:00:00

After criticising the World Bank for bringing allegations of corruption in the Padma Multipurpose Bridge project, Finance Minister AMA Muhith said the bridge will be opened by June next year. Wh...

Ayesha Abed Library gets Library of the Year Award

Ayesha Abed Library gets Library of the Year Award

FE Online Desk 2018-02-05 00:00:00

Ayesha Abed Library of BRAC University received The Librarian Times (TLT) Excellence Entrepreneurship Award 2018 (Library of the Year). Prof Md Akhtaruzzman, Vice Chancellor of DU was present at the...

Switzerland offers additional financial aid to Rohingyas  

Switzerland offers additional financial aid to Rohingyas  

-- 2018-02-05 00:00:00

Visiting Swiss President on Monday laid emphasis on safe and voluntary repatriation of the Rohingya refugees and offered additional financial assistance aid for the displaced people. President Alain...

Govt plans to recruit 10,000 doctors this tenure

Govt plans to recruit 10,000 doctors this tenure

-- 2018-02-05 00:00:00

The government plans to recruit 10,000 doctors in its current term to mitigate health service inadequacies in public hospitals. Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammed Nasim said revealed the dec...

Khaleda heads back home after visiting Sylhet shrines

Khaleda heads back home after visiting Sylhet shrines

-- 2018-02-05 00:00:00

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has started for Dhaka after packing up her Sylhet tour. Earlier, she offered prayers at the shrines of Hazrat Shahjalal (R) and Hazrat Shah Paran (RA) in Sylhet on Monday...

Law minister contests Khaleda’s judiciary comment, terms it ‘untrue’

Law minister contests Khaleda’s judiciary comment, terms it ‘untrue’

-- 2018-02-04 22:17:04

Law Minister Anisul Huq has dismissed BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's allegation that the judiciary is not independent. On Sunday, he also said all should talk about the judiciary with respect. "Her a...

Minister says security for diplomats, foreigners tightened

Minister says security for diplomats, foreigners tightened

-- 2018-02-04 21:41:17

The home minister said the government has strengthened security measures for foreign nationals, including diplomats stationed in Dhaka, tourists and foreign workers in the country. Asaduzzaman Khan o...

AG sees majority of court staff as corrupt

AG sees majority of court staff as corrupt

-- 2018-02-04 21:18:13

The country’s chief law officer has alleged that a large portion of the court officials and employees is involved in corruption. He came up with the comment on Sunday while greeting newly-appoi...

DMP chief denies conducting mass arrest

DMP chief denies conducting mass arrest

-- 2018-02-04 20:50:59

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Md Asaduzzaman Mia has denied conducting any 'mass arrest' in the capital. "Police members are arresting people as part of its daily routine," the DMP chi...

111 new books hit book fair on Sunday

111 new books hit book fair on Sunday

FE Report 2018-02-04 18:55:55

Some 111 new books hit the stalls of Amar Ekushey Book fair on Sunday. With these, a total of 286 new books have been launched since the month-long book fair began on February 1 last, informed Bangla...

Police van attackers to actions: Home minister

Police van attackers to actions: Home minister

-- 2018-02-04 18:42:09

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has said the attackers of police van will face legal actions through a proper investigation. The Home Minister alleged that the attack was carried out from the co...

Brahmanbaria, Gaibandha by-poll nominations by Feb 14: EC

Brahmanbaria, Gaibandha by-poll nominations by Feb 14: EC

-- 2018-02-04 17:39:29

The Election Commission has fixed the Brahmanbaria-1 and Gaibandha-1 parliamentary by polls for Mar 13 and announced the full schedule. Candidates have until Feb 14 to submit their nomination forms t...

Each country needs to involve in Rohingya solution: Miyavi

Each country needs to involve in Rohingya solution: Miyavi

-- 2018-02-04 17:31:42

UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador and Japanese singer Miyavi has said every single country should be involved in solution of Rohingya crisis. "This is not a local issue. This is global issue. Every single co...

Bangladeshi migrant in USA to face deportation

Bangladeshi migrant in USA to face deportation

-- 2018-02-04 16:48:41

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested Syed Ahmed Jamal, 55, outside his home in Lawrence, Kansas, on January 24. Syed Ahmed Jamal has since been detained and will be deported to...

CJ for coordination among 3 state organs

CJ for coordination among 3 state organs

-- 2018-02-04 16:27:31

Newly appointed Chief Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain on Sunday said he will always try his best to coordinate among the functions of three organs of the state-- legislative, executive and judiciary. "On...