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Pakistan police arrest Zainab killer

Pakistan police arrest Zainab killer

-- 2018-01-24 04:02:27

A man suspected in the rape and killing of a 7-year-old girl has been arrested and has confessed to hers and at least seven other child killings, Punjab province's top official said. Police launched...

Strike at all educational institutions Jan 29

Strike at all educational institutions Jan 29

-- 2018-01-24 03:31:50

Progotishil Chhatra Jote (PCJ), a combine of left-leaning student organisations, called for countrywide strike at educational institutions across the country on January 29 protesting Tuesday’s a...

RAB arrests three fake DB men with arms

RAB arrests three fake DB men with arms

-- 2018-01-24 03:23:54

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested three fake members of Detective Branch (DB) with arms from airport area in the capital on Tuesday evening. The arrestees were identified as Ilius Sikd...

UCB donates vehicle to ‘Proyash’

UCB donates vehicle to ‘Proyash’

FE Online Desk 2018-01-24 02:50:16

United Commercial Bank Limited (UCB) has donated a vehicle to Proyash, Bangladesh Army operated institute of special needs, as the corporate social responsibility. A E Abdul Muhaimen, Managing Direct...

DIU organises science innovation fair

DIU organises science innovation fair

FE Online Desk 2018-01-24 02:18:02

Daffodil International University (DIU) organised a two-day long ‘BFF-Samakal Science Innovation Fair-2017-2018’ on its campus, ended on Tuesday. Mustafa Jabbar, minister, Ministry of Pos...

Net house potato farming on rise in Rajshahi region

Net house potato farming on rise in Rajshahi region

-- 2018-01-24 01:40:40

Potato farming through net house system is increasing gradually in Rajshahi region including its vast Barind for multiplying the tissue-culture based seed-potato successfully. Abu Hena Mostofa Kamal,...

Two die of biting cold in Khulna

Two die of biting cold in Khulna

-- 2018-01-23 12:56:08

An elderly man and a woman died due to biting cold in Kapilmuni union of Paikgaccha upazila on Monday night. The deceased were identified as Monika Rani Biswas, 102, and Krishno Chandra Biswas, 75....

Soaring vegetable price worries buyers in Bogra

Soaring vegetable price worries buyers in Bogra

-- 2018-01-23 12:38:31

People of fixed-income group of the district are worried due to high price of all kinds of vegetable. The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) office source said farmers have cultivated varietie...

State-owned Kushtia poultry farm battles,

State-owned Kushtia poultry farm battles,

-- 2018-01-23 12:25:46

The lone state-owned poultry farm in the district, was established at the cost of Tk 10 million, is now in dire condition. An unprecedented hike in the prices of chicks, poultry feed, medicine, elect...

Country's 89pc people have access to electricity: Survey

Country's 89pc people have access to electricity: Survey

FE Report 2018-01-23 12:00:00

A telephonic perception survey revealed on Monday that 89 per cent people of the country have access to electricity until early 2017. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) in association with Bangl...

Govt mulls shutting down Facebook, Twitter during SSC examinations

Govt mulls shutting down Facebook, Twitter during SSC examinations

-- 2018-01-23 12:00:00

The government plans to stop Facebook, Twitter and other social media across the country during the SSC and equivalent examinations to prevent question paper leakage. Education Minister Nurul Islam N...

Cops sue edn ministry employees, Lakehead owner

Cops sue edn ministry employees, Lakehead owner

-- 2018-01-23 12:00:00

The detectives have filed a case against Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid’s Personal Officer Motaleb Hossain, ministry staff Nasiruddin and Lakehead Grammar School owner Khaled Hasan Matin....

Agitated students besiege DU VC office

Agitated students besiege DU VC office

FE Online Desk 2018-01-23 12:00:00

The students of Dhaka University (DU) besieged the office of Vice-Chancellor Prof Akhtaruzzaman demanding cancellation of the university’s affiliation with seven colleges and punishment of the C...

Frobel Play School celebrates its 15th anniv

Frobel Play School celebrates its 15th anniv

FE Online Desk 2018-01-23 12:00:00

Frobel Play School, a pre-school in Chittagong, has celebrated its 15 years of founding anniversary, recently. The inclusive and innovative pre-school celebrated the day with a huge, gala event at th...

NCC files case against nine for trying to kill Ivy

NCC files case against nine for trying to kill Ivy

-- 2018-01-23 12:00:00

Narayanganj City Corporation on Tuesday filed a case against nine people and unnamed 100 others for attempting to kill the Narayanganj City Corporation Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy. They tried to kill Mayo...

Number of homeless people now stands at 281,000: Minister

Number of homeless people now stands at 281,000: Minister

-- 2018-01-23 12:00:00

A senior minister has said the number of homeless people in the country is now 281,000, while that of landless is 1.07 million.  Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sherif revealed the information in t...

Edn ministry suspends two staffers

Edn ministry suspends two staffers

-- 2018-01-23 12:00:00

The Ministry of Education suspended its two staffers accused of bribery over reopening the Lakehead Grammar School. “The suspension order will remain in force until the completion of the trial,...

Hawkers must leave footpaths: Ivy

Hawkers must leave footpaths: Ivy

-- 2018-01-23 12:00:00

Hawkers in Narayanganj cannot run their businesses on footpaths, Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy has said once again. Ivy said this while speaking to the media in Dhaka on Tuesday, after she was released from...

BCL men beat protesters to 'rescue' besieged VC

BCL men beat protesters to 'rescue' besieged VC

-- 2018-01-23 12:00:00

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists on Tuesday swooped on ‘anti-repression group’ students at Dhaka University to 'rescue' its besieged Vice Chancellor (VC). The activists of BCL, r...

New electricity bill keeps stricter penalty for illegal use

New electricity bill keeps stricter penalty for illegal use

-- 2018-01-23 12:00:00

The "Electricity Bill, 2018" was passed in the parliament on Tuesday keeping provision for increased penalty for illegal use of electricity. State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nas...

Central bank should enjoy more 'instrument independence'

Central bank should enjoy more 'instrument independence'

FE Report 2018-01-23 11:25:28

Central banks in countries like Bangladesh should enjoy more 'instrument independence' in determining monetary policy, vital for moving an economy. Simultaneously, said a noted banker of India, there...

BGMEA, TU leaders meet Thursday to discuss wage hike

BGMEA, TU leaders meet Thursday to discuss wage hike

Monira Munni 2018-01-23 10:35:42

Apparel sector leaders will sit with labour leaders Thursday to discuss the present situation of the industry and mobilise opinion about wage hike in the sector. Leaders of Bangladesh Garment Manufac...

NBR moves to set up TIU to check tax evasion

NBR moves to set up TIU to check tax evasion

Doulot Akter Mala 2018-01-23 10:18:38

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has moved to establish an automated tax information unit (TIU) with interconnectivity of data banks of other relevant entities to track large financial transactions...

PM for quick repatriation of Rohingyas

PM for quick repatriation of Rohingyas

-- 2018-01-23 10:06:28

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina wants quick repatriation of Myanmar's forcibly displaced Rohingya people from Bangladesh to their own living places in Rakhaine. The Prime Minister also renewed her call...

Govt to extend MRP deal with British firm

Govt to extend MRP deal with British firm

-- 2018-01-23 09:31:13

The government is likely to extend its current deal with a British firm for extra 5 million machine readable passport (MRP) booklets and 5.5 million lamination foils. The Department of Immigration an...

Former Proshika chairman gets jail

Former Proshika chairman gets jail

-- 2018-01-23 06:27:09

The High Court on Tuesday awarded a one-month jail in civil prison for former Proshika chairman Qazi Faruque Ahmed for violating court's directive. The bench of Justice Md Mozibur Rahman also directe...

ACC launches investigation against suspected edn ministry officials

ACC launches investigation against suspected edn ministry officials

-- 2018-01-23 06:22:45

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has launched an investigation against some education ministry officials for their alleged involvement in graft. ACC chairman Iqbal Mahmud came up with the revelat...

UAE Hospital treats 9,000 Rohingyas free of cost

UAE Hospital treats 9,000 Rohingyas free of cost

FE Online Desk 2018-01-23 06:19:12

UAE doctors have treated over 9,000 children and elderly patients among Rohingya refugees at the Zayed Humanitarian Field Hospital in the Cox Bazaar. The hospital began its operating in Bangladesh si...

NPLs bother banking sector very much: Muhith

NPLs bother banking sector very much: Muhith

FE Report 2018-01-23 04:04:30

Finance Minister AMA Muhith said Monday the country's banking sector is bothered very much about the non-performing loans (NPLs) and argued that it has been a big problem since the independence when i...

Narail road mishap takes two lives

Narail road mishap takes two lives

-- 2018-01-23 03:21:45

A grandmother and her granddaughter have been killed after a Kalnaghat-bound truck hit a three-wheeler easy bike carrying them on Narail-Lohagora road in Narail Sadar upazila Tuesday noon. The deceas...