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Boi Mela sees books selling fast as closing nears

Boi Mela sees books selling fast as closing nears

-- 2018-02-27 21:19:53

With only a day to go before the closing of Amar Ekushey Book Fair, a good number of book-lovers and buyers crowded the fair premises. Though Boi Mela, the national literature festival, has attracted...

Vehicles remain almost immobile on Dhaka-Chittagong highway, 40-km tailback

Vehicles remain almost immobile on Dhaka-Chittagong highway, 40-km tailback

-- 2018-02-27 21:10:36

Commuters' suffering peaked during a 40-kilometre long tailback stretching from Eliotganj to Meghna Bridgeon the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway on Tuesday. Vehicular movement remained shut from Eliotganj B...

Biman crew to face actions for breaching baggage policy

Biman crew to face actions for breaching baggage policy

-- 2018-02-27 21:03:17

Customs Intelligence recovered eight iPhones and some cosmetics from five cabin crew members of Biman Bangladesh Airlines at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Tuesday. Based on secret informa...

Ekushey Book Fair ends Wednesday

Ekushey Book Fair ends Wednesday

-- 2018-02-27 20:55:31

The month-long 'Amar Ekushey Boi Mela' will end on Wednesday with release of a record number of books. Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor will be present as the chief guest while president of...

BD doctors await another successful surgery on conjoined twins

BD doctors await another successful surgery on conjoined twins

-- 2018-02-27 20:19:16

Doctors in Bangladesh are gearing up to separate the fused heads of 19-month-old twins in an arduous surgery. Doctors at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) are hopeful about a successful surge...

BNP objects to PM's polls campaign

BNP objects to PM's polls campaign

-- 2018-02-27 19:57:18

The BNP has sent a letter to the Election Commission (EC) registering objection about Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's 'unilateral election campaign'. BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir...

PM to unveil 47 dev projects in Khulna

PM to unveil 47 dev projects in Khulna

-- 2018-02-27 19:50:57

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to inaugurate 47 development projects and lay foundation stones of 52 projects in Khulna city and district during her visit there on Saturday. According to th...

Anwara power plant in limbo over land dispute

Anwara power plant in limbo over land dispute

-- 2018-02-27 19:35:11

The completion of a 300-megawatt power plant project in Anwara Upazila of Chittagong is likely to miss the deadline. Suspension of work for the last three months over a land dispute between the proje...

Horrific tales of Rohingyas make Nobel laureates speechless

Horrific tales of Rohingyas make Nobel laureates speechless

-- 2018-02-27 19:20:45

Visiting Nobel laureates Tawakkol Karman and Mairead Maguire went to the no man's land along Bangladesh-Myanmar border where as many as 6,000 people are stranded. They listened to the horrific tales...

Obaidul Quader’s mother in eternal rest

Obaidul Quader’s mother in eternal rest

-- 2018-02-27 18:32:00

Begum Fazilatunnesa, mother of Road Transport and Bridges Minister and also Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader, was laid to eternal rest at their family graveyard in Rajapur village of Comp...

Prisoner escapes from Rajshahi court premises

Prisoner escapes from Rajshahi court premises

-- 2018-02-27 17:37:50

A prisoner under police custody escaped from Rajshahi court premises on Tuesday. The prisoner who escaped is identified as Ibrahim Marshal of Shoroil area of Boalia in the district. Officer-in-charg...

Student dies in Sylhet clash

Student dies in Sylhet clash

-- 2018-02-27 17:36:06

A madrasa student was killed and 50 others were injured in a fierce clash between two groups at a religious congregation in Sylhet on Monday night. The deceased was identified as Mozammel Hossain, a...

38th BCS preliminary test results within one week

38th BCS preliminary test results within one week

-- 2018-02-27 17:02:51

The results of 38th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) preliminary test will be published within one week. Bangladesh Public Service Commission (BPSC) Chairman Dr Muhammed Sadique made the disclosure on...

Factional clash foils BCL council in Chittagong

Factional clash foils BCL council in Chittagong

-- 2018-02-27 16:59:51

A factional clash foiled the council of Bangladesh Chhatra League's (BCL) Chittagong north district unit on Tuesday. At least 13 activists of both groups were injured in the clash that erupted follow...

Three die in Gopalganj road crash

Three die in Gopalganj road crash

-- 2018-02-27 16:44:17

At least three people were killed and 20 others injured as a bus collided head-on with a truck on Dhaka-Khulna Highway at Pona area under Kashiani upazila in Gopalganj on Tuesday afternoon. The decea...

National Justice Coordination Committee gets shape to ensure justice

National Justice Coordination Committee gets shape to ensure justice

FE Online Report 2018-02-27 16:22:50

Law Ministry has formed a body in association with UNDP predominantly to ensure justice to the justice-seekers through quick disposal of cases. The body titled ‘National Justice Coordination Co...

Ed Sheeran world’s best-selling recording artist

Ed Sheeran world’s best-selling recording artist

-- 2018-02-27 15:28:13

British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran was named the world’s best-selling artist of 2017 on Monday, thanks to his album “Divide” and singles “Shape of You” and “Perfe...

Chemical-free vegetable farming gains pace in Narsingdi

Chemical-free vegetable farming gains pace in Narsingdi

-- 2018-02-27 15:11:02

The cultivation of Chemical and pesticide free vegetables has gained an immense popularity among the farmers across the Narsingdi district. Owing to the high demand in the market and lucrative price,...

Heart attack: What to do and not to do

Heart attack: What to do and not to do

-- 2018-02-27 14:24:05

If immediate first-aid is not given to a heart attack patient, there may be permanent damage or a cardiac arrest. Heart attack is one of the leading causes of death the world over. Most of these deat...

Case against AL leader, 11 others over stone quarry deaths

Case against AL leader, 11 others over stone quarry deaths

-- 2018-02-27 14:04:22

One leader of the ruling Awami League’s local unit has been sued along with 11 others in a case over stone quarry deaths in Sylhet. A total of five workers died on Monday in a landslide at a st...

Sunni, Wahabi clash leaves madrasa student dead

Sunni, Wahabi clash leaves madrasa student dead

-- 2018-02-27 13:29:22

A madrasa student was killed and at least 50 people were injured in a clash between Sunni and Wahabi followers over a religious congregation in Dorboste area of Jaintiapur upazila on Monday night. Th...

Mexico seizes Chihuahua governor's buffaloes

Mexico seizes Chihuahua governor's buffaloes

-- 2018-02-27 12:58:52

Prosecutors have seized four ranches belonging to César Duarte, the fugitive former governor of the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Mr Duarte, who fled Mexico in March after being accused of embez...

Rainfall likely in Sylhet

Rainfall likely in Sylhet

-- 2018-02-27 12:55:30

A prediction by the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Tuesday indicates that rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind may occur in different parts of Sylhet division in t...

Lawmen arrest 39 on various charges

Lawmen arrest 39 on various charges

-- 2018-02-27 12:50:14

Detective Branch (DB) and Rajshahi Metropolitan Police (RMP) in joint drives arrested at least 39 accused in several cases from different places of Jessore city on Monday.  Among the arrestees,...

DU holds folk music fest

DU holds folk music fest

-- 2018-02-27 12:15:29

The second 'Ahmad Fazlur Rahman Folk Music Fest' was held at Sir A F Rahman Hall of Dhaka University (DU) on Monday. Ahmad Fazlur Rahman Sangskritik Shangshad arranged the fest at the hall auditorium...

Three die in road crashes

Three die in road crashes

-- 2018-02-27 11:49:12

Three people were killed while a handful got injured in two separate road accidents across country. A head on collision between an oil tanker and a truck in Choto Kamaldah area of Mirsharai upazila i...

AIIB to give $60m for 220-MW plant in Bhola

AIIB to give $60m for 220-MW plant in Bhola

FE Report 2018-02-27 10:44:12

China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is set to provide US$ 60 million for constructing a 220-megawatt (MW) combined cycle power plant in the southern district of Bhola. The board...

Dhaka, Delhi to review LoC projects tomorrow

Dhaka, Delhi to review LoC projects tomorrow

FHM Humayan Kabir 2018-02-27 10:02:44

Dhaka and New Delhi will review tomorrow (Wednesday) the progress of development projects under Indian credit, aimed at removing obstacles in the process of implementation, officials said Monday. Off...

Extension for two more rental power plants likely

Extension for two more rental power plants likely

-- 2018-02-26 22:34:39

The government may decide in favour of two more gas-fired rental power plants allowing them to get another extension by two years. Power Division of the government has moved proposals in this regard...

Sign of early election worries BNP

Sign of early election worries BNP

-- 2018-02-26 22:02:15

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has said that the government might have brought major changes in the district and police administrations as part of an 'evil plan' to hold snap polls. The party app...