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Youth dies after jumping from Radisson Blu's 20th floor

Youth dies after jumping from Radisson Blu's 20th floor

-- 2021-11-16 16:34:55

A young man has died after jumping off the 20th floor of Radisson Blu Chittagong Bay View hotel in Chattogram, police said. The dead man was identified as 24-year-old Arif Kabir, who lived in Mohamma...

Tangail MP Akabbar passes away

Tangail MP Akabbar passes away

-- 2021-11-16 16:22:55

Md Akabbar Hossain, the Awami League member of parliament from the Tangail-7 seat, has died at the age of 65. He died while undergoing treatment at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Dhaka on Tuesda...

Man dies after jumping off 20th floor of Radisson Blu Hotel in Ctg

Man dies after jumping off 20th floor of Radisson Blu Hotel in Ctg

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-11-16 14:53:27

A man died after jumping off the 20th floor of Radisson Blu Chittagong Bay View hotel in Chattogram, police said. The deceased was identified as 24-year-old Arif Kabir, who lived in Dhaka’s Moh...

UNICEF urges Bangladesh to retain virtual courts for children

UNICEF urges Bangladesh to retain virtual courts for children

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-16 14:09:44

More than 45,000 children were released from detention and safely returned to the family or an appropriate alternative since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new data released by UNICE...

Islam supports technology, gene engineering in agriculture

Islam supports technology, gene engineering in agriculture

FE ONLINE REPORT   2021-11-16 13:07:27

There is no prohibition in Islamic law on the use of modern technology in agriculture and the use of biotechnology in crop production to ensure sustainable food security, opined the country's eminent...

Five sailors missing as coal-carrying boat sinks near Mongla Port

Five sailors missing as coal-carrying boat sinks near Mongla Port

-- 2021-11-16 11:43:04

Five sailors have gone missing after their coal-bearing boat was involved in a collision with a foreign ship in the Poshur River near the Mongla Port, bdnews24.com reports. The incident occurred arou...

Aman rice harvesting goes on in full swing

Aman rice harvesting goes on in full swing

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-11-16 11:25:17

Aman harvesting is going on in full swing in Tangail and Panchagarh districts with the hope of achieving bumper output this year. Our Tangail Correspondent reports, the harvesting of Aman paddy has...

Writer Hasan Azizul Haque dies aged 82

Writer Hasan Azizul Haque dies aged 82

-- 2021-11-15 22:33:01

Noted writer Hasan Azizul Haque has died at the age of 82 after suffering from health complications for months, reports bdnews24.com. He passed away at his home in Rajshahi at 9 pm on Monday, said Pr...

Bridge authority to suspend increased toll from Tuesday midnight

Bridge authority to suspend increased toll from Tuesday midnight

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-15 22:28:35

Bangladesh Bridge Authority (BBA) has kept its decision to realise toll from its two bridges including Bangabandhu Jamuna bridge suspended at an increased rate from Tuesday midnight. The authority e...

Raintree rape case judge ignored SC order in another case

Raintree rape case judge ignored SC order in another case

-- 2021-11-15 21:55:10

Mosammat Kamrunnahar, the judge who has lost her judicial powers over a controversial observation in the Raintree hotel rape case verdict, granted bail to a suspect in another case ignoring the Suprem...

Lord Tariq highlights UK-Bangladesh relation for trade, education, climate change

Lord Tariq highlights UK-Bangladesh relation for trade, education, climate change

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-15 20:30:34

UK Minister Lord Tariq Ahmad on Monday highlighted the importance of UK-Bangladesh ties in terms of trade, education, climate change. “We must work together so that economic development does n...

Covid jabbing of slum dwellers to begin Tuesday

Covid jabbing of slum dwellers to begin Tuesday

-- 2021-11-15 20:25:45

The government has decided to vaccinate the residents of slums, with the dwellers of Korail in Dhaka to receive the first shots under the programme on Tuesday. The campaign will be expanded to other...

Mastermind in the killing of former wheat scientist held in city

Mastermind in the killing of former wheat scientist held in city

-- 2021-11-15 19:57:29

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on Monday arrested two people including the mastermind in connection with the murder of the former chief scientific officer of Bangladesh Wheat and Maize Resear...

HC rules over job tenure of transferred primary teachers

HC rules over job tenure of transferred primary teachers

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-15 19:37:06

The High Court on Monday issued a ruling regarding the calculation of ‘job tenure’ from the date of starting job as assistant teachers at the government primary schools, who have been tran...

JKS demands fixing fares for CNG-run, petrol-run transports

JKS demands fixing fares for CNG-run, petrol-run transports

FE ONLINE REPORT  2021-11-15 19:20:34

Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity (BJKS) demanded fixing fares for CNG-run human hauler, laguna, auto-tempo, and auto-rickshaw to provide legal protection from the ongoing fare anarchy and harassment of...

US donates 18 freezer trucks for COVID-19 vaccine delivery

US donates 18 freezer trucks for COVID-19 vaccine delivery

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-15 19:16:42

The US embassy in Dhaka on Monday handed over brand new freezer trucks to the health ministry as a part of ongoing US support to the COVID-19 vaccination campaign in Bangladesh. The US Embassy&rsquo...

Bangladesh, UAE identify 12 fields for bilateral cooperation

Bangladesh, UAE identify 12 fields for bilateral cooperation

-- 2021-11-15 18:45:37

Bangladesh and the United Arab Emirates have specified 12 fields of bilateral cooperation at the fifth joint commission meeting between the two countries in Dhaka. The meeting, held in Dhaka, was co-...

140 more hospitalised with dengue in Bangladesh

140 more hospitalised with dengue in Bangladesh

-- 2021-11-15 18:34:10

Bangladesh reported 140 new dengue patients being hospitalised in 24 hours until Monday morning. The number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne disease this year remained unchanged at 97 as no fres...

HC asks SB Exim’s owner Shahjahan Bablu to surrender in 8 weeks

HC asks SB Exim’s owner Shahjahan Bablu to surrender in 8 weeks

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-15 18:24:35

The High Court on Monday refused to grant anticipatory bail to Shahjahan Bablu, owner of SB Exim Bangladesh, a concern of Jhenaidah-based SB Group, in two cases filed on charges of embezzling Tk 2.38...

‘Will follow next polls very closely amid Bangladesh’s growing global importance’

‘Will follow next polls very closely amid Bangladesh’s growing global importance’

-- 2021-11-15 17:55:50

Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Bangladesh Charles Whiteley on Monday said they will be following the next general election "very closely" because the international com...

DSCC takes set of measures to ease traffic jam, Taposh says

DSCC takes set of measures to ease traffic jam, Taposh says

-- 2021-11-15 17:33:07

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has taken a set of measures including revival of naval routes, construction of new roads, and modernisation of existing traffic system in coordination with the gove...

Four COVID-19 deaths, 234 cases reported in 24 hours

Four COVID-19 deaths, 234 cases reported in 24 hours

-- 2021-11-15 17:04:28

Bangladesh has registered four new deaths from COVID-19 in a day, taking the total toll to 27,926. The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,572,735 as 234 people tested positive for the disease in the 24 hour...

Chief of Ansar al-Islam's online operations arrested

Chief of Ansar al-Islam's online operations arrested

-- 2021-11-15 16:27:40

The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested Hasibur Rahman aka Azam Al Ghalib, the chief of banned Islamist outfit Ansar al-Islam’s...

Bangladesh can make vaccines for export, PM says

Bangladesh can make vaccines for export, PM says

-- 2021-11-15 15:47:52

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina believes Bangladesh has the capacity to manufacture the COVID-19 vaccine in the country and export it around the world. Hasina outlined her experiences from her recent fo...

Court defers verdict in Tinni murder again after father, uncle seek to testify

Court defers verdict in Tinni murder again after father, uncle seek to testify

-- 2021-11-15 13:28:21

A Dhaka court has deferred the verdict in the murder case against former Jatiya Party MP Golam Faruk Ovi over the 2002 murder of 24-year-old model Syeda Tania Mahbub Tinni. Dhaka Additional Distric...

President visits construction works of 'Mithamain Cantonment'

President visits construction works of 'Mithamain Cantonment'

-- 2021-11-14 21:00:24

President Abdul Hamid on Sunday visited the progress of construction works of 'Mithamain Cantonment’ in Kishoreganj.  On his arrival at the cantonment area in Mithamain upazila, Chief of A...

Minister warns of actions against whoever spreads rumours of question leaks

Minister warns of actions against whoever spreads rumours of question leaks

-- 2021-11-14 20:53:06

Strict action will be taken against whoever spreads rumours of SSC question papers being leaked or tries to harm the students by leaking question papers, Education Minister Dipu Moni said Sunday. The...

SSC examinee commits suicide hours before exam

SSC examinee commits suicide hours before exam

-- 2021-11-14 20:50:20

A 17-year-old Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinee died after he allegedly off a six-storied building in Rangpur hours before he was to sit for this year's exam that began Sunday. The deceased...

‘Bangladesh’s illegal drug problem lies in its geographical location’

‘Bangladesh’s illegal drug problem lies in its geographical location’

-- 2021-11-14 20:39:22

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday told Parliament that Bangladesh faces the illegal drug problem due to its geographical location as narcotics come here from neighbouring countries. "Banglades...

Experts call for eco-friendly tourist activities

Experts call for eco-friendly tourist activities

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-11-14 20:05:26

Experts at a workshop have called for eco-friendly tourist activities to pave the way for more tourism and to protect biodiversity and local heritage. Highlighting the need for developing strong lega...