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Road accidents to reduce by 50pc!

Road accidents to reduce by 50pc!

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

With an aim to reduce road accidents in the country to 50 per cent by 2020, the national road safety strategic action plan has been approved. The action plan got the approval in the 25th meeting of th...

Ex-Ctg mayor Mohiuddin admitted to hospital

Ex-Ctg mayor Mohiuddin admitted to hospital

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

Former Chittagong mayor ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury, also the president of port city unit of Awami League, has been hospitalised early Sunday. Mohiuddin, who has been suffering from kidney and heart dise...

BMBA urges Muhith to exempt investments by MF sponsors

BMBA urges Muhith to exempt investments by MF sponsors

Mohammad Mufazzal 2017-11-12 12:00:00

Bangladesh Merchant Bankers Association (BMBA) has urged the finance minister to exclude some components, including sponsors' investments in mutual funds (MFs), from the banks' exposure to the capital...

Miscreants stab cattle trader to death

Miscreants stab cattle trader to death

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

Unknown miscreants hacked a cattle trader to death at Milonpur in Birganj upazila on Saturday night. Md Sharif (38), son of Chan Miah of Araji Milanpur village, was stabbed brutally with sharp weapon...

Detectives working to trace missing teacher, journo & others:Minister

Detectives working to trace missing teacher, journo & others:Minister

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

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday said detectives are working to trace those who have gone missing, including NSU teacher Dr Mubashar Hasan and journalist Utpal Das. The Minister made the rema...

Justice Sinha barred from returning home: Khaleda

Justice Sinha barred from returning home: Khaleda

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

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Sunday alleged that Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha was forced to step down by sending government agency men abroad. "You've observed the condition of the judiciary....

UN blames Myanmar soldiers for Rohingya gang-rape

UN blames Myanmar soldiers for Rohingya gang-rape

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

The United Nations says it heard consistently about sexual violence from Rohingya women, including gang-rape of women by multiple soldiers. UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexua...

'BNP will cripple country, if gets power'

'BNP will cripple country, if gets power'

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

BNP will cripple the country, if comes to power, as it already paralysed the city roads in the name of rally. Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader made the remarks on Sunday after the 25th m...

JS session to continue till Nov 23

JS session to continue till Nov 23

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

The 18th session of the 10th parliament that began on Sunday will continue until November 23. The decision came at a meeting of the Business Advisory Committee of the current parliament held at the J...

Govt plans project to end Ctg waterlogging

Govt plans project to end Ctg waterlogging

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

The government plans to implement a project to resolve the waterlogging problem in Chittagong port city. Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (LGRD) Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossai...

EC seeks beefed-up security around their office

EC seeks beefed-up security around their office

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

The Election Commission (EC) on Thursday has asked the police to bolster security around its offices amid media reports that militants are plotting terror attacks. The commission is gearing up to hol...

Alcohol kills new brain cells: Study

Alcohol kills new brain cells: Study

Xinhua 2017-11-12 11:45:20

Frequent alcohol drinking kills new cells in key brain regions, with females being more vulnerable, a new study on mice said Thursday. Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) a...

RAKUB holds confce in Rangpur

RAKUB holds confce in Rangpur

FE Online Desk 2017-11-12 11:42:49

Managers and field staffs conference-2017 of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB), Rangpur Zone was held at ASOD Training Centre Saturday. Managing Director of RAKUB Md. Muin Uddin addressed the...

Bus rams into motorcycle, killing one

Bus rams into motorcycle, killing one

FE Online Desk 2017-11-12 11:33:40

Sarwar Hossian Tipu, 42, a resident of Alir Moor in Badda area of the capital, died after a bus rammed into his motorcycle in front of CNG refueling station at Badda link road on early Sunday. The ac...

Judiciary is now corruption free: AG

Judiciary is now corruption free: AG

-- 2017-11-12 10:19:34

Attorney General Mahbubey Alam said that the judiciary is now freed of burden on his reaction to Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha resignation on Saturday. "A person should not remain in the judici...

Clear ambiguity in Children Act: HC

Clear ambiguity in Children Act: HC

-- 2017-11-12 09:58:06

The High Court directed on Sunday the government to clear the 'ambiguity' in the Children Act within January 15 next year. A bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Shahidul Karim passed the or...

Bogra growers happy over good market prices of snake bean

Bogra growers happy over good market prices of snake bean

Our Correspondent 2017-11-12 09:03:36

BOGRA, Nov 12: The snake bean (Borboti) growers of the district are delighted over the good market price of their produce this season. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), arou...

DAE draws up big plan to grow potato in Joypurhat

DAE draws up big plan to grow potato in Joypurhat

Roving Correspondent 2017-11-12 09:02:50

JOYPURHAT, Nov 11: The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) has taken an elaborate programme to grow potato across the district on a large- scale this season. Sub-assistant agriculture officer o...

Drive against unfit buses next week

Drive against unfit buses next week

-- 2017-11-12 08:56:23

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) will launch a month-long crack down on unfit and unlicensed buses in Dhaka city from November 19. DSCC took the decision, aimed to curb traffic jam in southern par...

Dhaka won’t see waterlogging from 2018: Minister

Dhaka won’t see waterlogging from 2018: Minister

-- 2017-11-12 08:34:05

A State Minister has said that there will be no waterlogging in the capital city from the next year. State Minister for Rural Development and Co-operatives Mashiur Rahman Ranga came up with the assur...

Vote on 133 local bodies Dec 28

Vote on 133 local bodies Dec 28

-- 2017-11-12 06:33:07

The Election Commission (EC) will hold elections to 125 union parishads (UPs), seven municipalities and an upazila parishad on December 28. The EC on Sunday issued directives to its field-level offic...

Fire guts 10 shops in Bhola

Fire guts 10 shops in Bhola

-- 2017-11-12 06:10:44

At least 10 shops were burned down at Hajirhat bazaar under Manpura upazila of Bhola on Sunday morning. Fire Service & Civil Defence sources said the incident occurred when a fire broke out, ori...

Detainees in Rangpur clash reaches 100

Detainees in Rangpur clash reaches 100

-- 2017-11-12 06:00:10

Police detained 47 more people on Saturday night in connection with the clash that took place in Thakurtari village in Rangpur on Friday. The number of people detained in the connection reached 100 t...

RAB arrests man with 40,000 Yaba in Cox’s Bazar

RAB arrests man with 40,000 Yaba in Cox’s Bazar

-- 2017-11-12 04:31:01

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) have arrested a man along with 40,000 Yaba tablets from Katakhali Purbapara area in Teknaf upazila in Cox's Bazar early Sunday. The arrestee was identified as...

No arrest under Section 57 sans probe: IGP

No arrest under Section 57 sans probe: IGP

-- 2017-11-12 04:22:34

Police chief AKM Shahidul Hoque has said the journalists cannot be arrested under the Information and Communication Technology Act without any investigation. The Inspector General of Police made the...

BNP accuses govt of obstructing public transports

BNP accuses govt of obstructing public transports

-- 2017-11-12 04:11:24

BNP on Sunday alleged that the government stopped public bus services to the capital from different adjacent districts in a planned way to avoid the gathering of people at its Suhrawardy Udyan rally....

Ivanka to attend AR Rahman’s Hyderabad concert

Ivanka to attend AR Rahman’s Hyderabad concert

-- 2017-11-12 03:11:44

Oscar-winning Indian singer-composer AR Rahman will begin his multi-city tour by setting the tone for the forthcoming Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES). The opening night of the tour branded as AR...

JSC examinee dies in Natore road crash

JSC examinee dies in Natore road crash

FE Online Desk 2017-11-12 01:58:38

Shawon Hossain, 13, a JSC examinee from Hamirghosh High School, was killed after the battery-run auto-rickshaw in which he was travelling, overturned and plunged into a roadside canal in Singra upazil...

Realtors seek cut in flat, plot reg fees

Realtors seek cut in flat, plot reg fees

FE Report 2017-11-12 01:35:56

Local realtors have urged the government to reduce the registration fee from the existing 15.5 per cent to 6.5 per cent on purchase of flats and plots to help increase their sales. They made the plea...

Chief Justice SK Sinha resigns

Chief Justice SK Sinha resigns

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

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has resigned after going abroad on 'sick' leave following criticisms over his verdict on the 16th amendment that scraps Parliament's powers to impeach judges. ...