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Bangladeshis' names now surface in Paradise Papers

Bangladeshis' names now surface in Paradise Papers

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

Names of at least nine Bangladeshis, five of them are of the same family, have surfaced in The Paradise Papers. The family members are BNP Vice Chairman Abdul Awal Mintoo, his wife Nasreen Fatema Awa...

Rangpur arson attack 'mastermind' gets fresh remand

Rangpur arson attack 'mastermind' gets fresh remand

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

A Rangpur court on Saturday granted fresh four-day remand to Titu Chandra Roy, the alleged mastermind of Rangpur arson attack. Roy’s Facebook post allegedly triggered agitation as it hurt the M...

AL forced students to join rally: BNP

AL forced students to join rally: BNP

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

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday said the recognition of the historic 7th March speech by Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as a world documentary heritage is a matter of...

U-loop hits snags at start

U-loop hits snags at start

-- 2017-11-18 11:42:06

A project of Dhaka North City Corporation or DNCC to set up 11 U-loops at the key points of the street from Saatrasta to Uttara in Dhaka has hit a road bump at the very start over land acquisition c...

Car crash critically injures Gaibandha MP

Car crash critically injures Gaibandha MP

-- 2017-11-18 11:15:14

Golam Mostafa, MP of Gaibandha-1 constituency, was injured seriously in a road accident in Natiapara area on Dhaka-Tangail Highway in Delduar upazila on Saturday evening. Officer-in-charge of Mirzapu...

BGB rescues 12 BD nationals at Benapole

BGB rescues 12 BD nationals at Benapole

-- 2017-11-18 11:06:06

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued 12 Bangladeshi nationals, including five women and two children, from Sadipur bordering area at Benapole on Friday night while they were being traffick...

AL Parliamentary Party to sit Wednesday

AL Parliamentary Party to sit Wednesday

-- 2017-11-18 11:04:06

A meeting of Awami League Parliamentary Party (ALPP)is scheduled to be held at the conference room of the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban on Wednesday. The meeting will begin at 7:30 pm with Prime Minister and...

T-Aman harvest going on in full swing across Bogra

T-Aman harvest going on in full swing across Bogra

Our Correspondent 2017-11-18 10:36:25

BOGRA, Nov 18: T-Aman harvest is going on in full swing across the district.Farmers are expecting 2.43 tonnes of yield from a hectare of land, said sub-assistance agriculture officer of the Departme...

US proposes to discuss BD port security, energy ties

US proposes to discuss BD port security, energy ties

Syful Islam 2017-11-18 10:11:28

The United States has proposed to discuss some business and bilateral issues, including port security, with Bangladesh authorities concerned, sources said. US Ambassador in Dhaka, Marcia Bernicat, wi...

Teenager from Savar remains missing

Teenager from Savar remains missing

-- 2017-11-18 10:04:20

A teenager is missing for seven days in Chapain Laltek area of the upazila. The missing is Emon Hossain, 14, a madrassa student, son of late Yusuf Ali, hailing from Jamalpur. He used to live with hi...

Police rescue abducted RU student in Dhaka

Police rescue abducted RU student in Dhaka

-- 2017-11-18 08:28:19

The abducted female student of Rajshahi University (RU) was rescued from Dhaka on Saturday noon. She was allegedly abducted by her former husband from RU campus on Friday morning. A team of Rajshahi...

Khaleda to sit with BNP leaders tonight

Khaleda to sit with BNP leaders tonight

-- 2017-11-18 03:19:28

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is going to sit with her party’s vice-chairmen on Saturday night to discuss over the issue of the country’s latest political situation. The meeting is schedule...

Chinese FM sits with BD FM

Chinese FM sits with BD FM

-- 2017-11-18 01:35:43

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi sat in a meeting with Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on Saturday. The meeting began at 1 pm at the state guest house 'Meghna' in the city. Earlier on Saturday, the...

BNP threatens movement for 'fair election'

BNP threatens movement for 'fair election'

FE Online Desk 2017-11-17 12:00:00

The BNP will take to streets in case the government refuses to hold the next parliamentary election under a supportive government as per its demands, the party has threatened. Its Secretary General M...

Jessore Central Jail authorities  execute two convicts

Jessore Central Jail authorities execute two convicts

-- 2017-11-17 12:00:00

Two death row convicts were hanged on Thursday night in Jessore Central Jail over killing a union parishad member of Chuadanga district in 1994. The two convicts - Golam Rasul Jharu Sardar, 65, son o...

Road crashes kill four in Ctg

Road crashes kill four in Ctg

-- 2017-11-17 12:00:00

Four people were killed and three others injured in two separate road accidents in Sitakunda and Hathazari upazilas of Chittagong district on Friday. Two unidentified youths were killed aft...

RCC polls, 'a  major test' for EC

RCC polls, 'a major test' for EC

FE Online Desk 2017-11-17 12:00:00

The Election Commission is considering the Rangpur City Corporation election to be held on December 21 as a major test ahead of the national elections scheduled for some day between Oct 30, 2018 and J...

Pollution-free rivers must for capital’s safe water

Pollution-free rivers must for capital’s safe water

-- 2017-11-17 12:00:00

Supplying safe water to the residents of Dhaka has become harder, especially in the dry season, due to the growing pollution in the Shitalakhya River and D&D canal, a study reveals.  In an i...

Police arrest 2 doctors over patient's death

Police arrest 2 doctors over patient's death

-- 2017-11-17 12:00:00

A female patient have died reportedly for wrong treatment at a hospital in in Lakshmipur district on Friday. Family members of the deceased, Fatema Begum,  said she died due to 'wrong treatment'...

‘90pc public services to go online’

‘90pc public services to go online’

-- 2017-11-17 12:00:00

The government has set a target to make 90 per cent public services online by 2021.  It also aims to provide internet connections to 100 per cent of the country’s population within the sam...

Three die in Rajshahi road crash

Three die in Rajshahi road crash

-- 2017-11-17 12:00:00

Three people, including a couple, have died in a road accident at Poba Upazila in Rajshahi on Friday afternoon. The accident occurred when a bus plunged into a roadside ditch after hitting a motorcyc...

Polls under incumbent govt abiding constitution: Anisul

Polls under incumbent govt abiding constitution: Anisul

-- 2017-11-17 11:18:10

The Election Commission will conduct the next general election under the incumbent Awami League (AL) government as constitutional directive. Law Minister Anisul Huq said it on Friday while addressin...

IOM ensuing 24-hour heath facilities to Rohingya

IOM ensuing 24-hour heath facilities to Rohingya

-- 2017-11-17 09:41:51

International Organization of Migration on Friday said is planning to set up a 24-hour health care system in its health posts in makeshift Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar's Kutupalong and Balukali. In...

Fire burns 20 shops in Comilla

Fire burns 20 shops in Comilla

-- 2017-11-17 09:25:11

At least 20 shops were gutted in a fire at Kongso Nagar Bazar in Burichang upazila of Comilla on Friday afternoon. Deputy Assistant Director of Comilla Fire Service Farid Ahmed said the fire broke ou...

‘AL’s rally not to counter BNP’s rally’

‘AL’s rally not to counter BNP’s rally’

-- 2017-11-17 07:54:12

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader Friday said the party’s citizens' gathering on Saturday (tomorrow) at Suhrawardy Udyan is not to counter BNP’s programme. "Tomorrow's c...

Chinese FM to visit Bangladesh, Myanmar soon

Chinese FM to visit Bangladesh, Myanmar soon

-- 2017-11-17 07:35:50

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will visit Bangladesh and Myanmar soon amid a crisis over Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Muslims. Wang would meet his counterparts and exchange views on bilateral ti...

Indian aircraft catches fire at HSIA

Indian aircraft catches fire at HSIA

-- 2017-11-17 06:58:09

An Indian aircraft has caught fire while taking off at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) today. All the 74 passengers, pilots, and crews of Indian SpiceJet aircraft were evacuated safely...

Police arrest JCD Gen Secy Akramul

Police arrest JCD Gen Secy Akramul

-- 2017-11-17 03:53:32

Police arrested Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) General Secretary Akramul Hasan from Paltan area of the capital on Friday. JCD General Secretary Akramul Hasan was held around 12pm on Friday from Dhaka...

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...