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Hungarian FM due in Dhaka Thursday

Hungarian FM due in Dhaka Thursday

-- 2020-09-09 10:33:47

Peter Szijjarto, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, arrives in Dhaka on Thursday on a  brief official visit as the two countries want to boost bilateral ties. He is scheduled...

Bumper radish harvest beckons Cumilla farmers

Bumper radish harvest beckons Cumilla farmers

Our Correspondent 2020-09-09 10:21:09

Farmers are hopeful of reaping a bumper yield of the early winter variety radish in Cumilla in the upcoming season. The peasants who commercially produce vegetables cultivated the crop in a large are...

Card users suffering for disrupted ADC services

Card users suffering for disrupted ADC services

FE REPORT 2020-09-09 10:01:52

Possibility of cyber threats is disrupting banking services under alternative delivery channel (ADC) for particular periods in the last couple of days, thus causing inconvenience to many debit/credit...

DNCC to complete installing 46,410 LED lights by 2021   

DNCC to complete installing 46,410 LED lights by 2021  

FE REPORT 2020-09-09 09:54:07

The Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) will complete installing 46,410 LED lights in the city streets by 2021 under the 'LED Light Supply and Installation in DNCC Streets' project. The revised cost...

HC issues rule over removing obscene content from web series

HC issues rule over removing obscene content from web series

FE REPORT 2020-09-09 09:43:42

The High Court has issued a rule upon the respondents to explain why the inaction and apathy of the concerned authorities about streaming of immoral video content on various over-the-top (OTT) web-bas...

Govt to deport over 700 foreigners without proper papers

Govt to deport over 700 foreigners without proper papers

-- 2020-09-08 22:51:49

The government is going to send foreigners, whose visa and passports have expired, back to their countries even if it means spending its own money for their return, a minister has said. Liberation Wa...

Country’s literacy rate reaches 74.7pc: State minister

Country’s literacy rate reaches 74.7pc: State minister

-- 2020-09-08 21:59:26

State Minister for Primary and Mass Education Md Zakir Hossen has said the literacy rate in the country has risen to 74.7 per cent, which was 53.5 per cent in 2005. The state minister gave the inform...

EC, Somoy TV gets legal notice for report involving Dr Mizan

EC, Somoy TV gets legal notice for report involving Dr Mizan

-- 2020-09-08 21:26:40

A legal notice was sent to Election Commission (EC) and Somoy Television over publishing a report over Dr Sabrina’s dual national identity card (NID) scam involving former National Human Rights...

Govt prepares guidelines on reopening of primary schools

Govt prepares guidelines on reopening of primary schools

-- 2020-09-08 20:45:26

The government has prepared a set of guidelines on the reopening of primary schools in line with the health safety rules amid the coronavirus pandemic. The primary and mass education ministry sent th...

Power supply resumes in Mymensingh division

Power supply resumes in Mymensingh division

-- 2020-09-08 20:20:35

The power supply that was snapped due to a fire in Kewatkhali Power Grid has been restored in Jamalpur, Sherpur and Netrakona districts in Mymensingh division, reports BSS. The power to Mymensingh d...

HC turns down writ seeking probe into deaths of 84 elephants

HC turns down writ seeking probe into deaths of 84 elephants

-- 2020-09-08 19:10:37

The High Court (HC) on Tuesday rejected a writ petition seeking investigation into the deaths of 84 elephants in Chattogram region. The bench of Justice JBM Hassanand Justice Md Khairul Alam passed t...

PM hopes GCA to be a solution-broker for climate adaptation measures

PM hopes GCA to be a solution-broker for climate adaptation measures

-- 2020-09-08 18:46:11

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday hoped that the regional office of the Global Centre on Adaptation (GCA) in Dhaka will serve as a 'centre of excellence' and a solution-broker for climate change...

Minister says watch towers, CCTVs to be installed for monitoring Rohingyas

Minister says watch towers, CCTVs to be installed for monitoring Rohingyas

-- 2020-09-08 18:41:32

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque today said fence, watch towers and CCTVs (Close Circuit Television Cameras) will be installed to beef up surveillance in and around the camps of Rohi...

439 tonnes of rice allocated for fishermen in Rangamati, Khagrachhari

439 tonnes of rice allocated for fishermen in Rangamati, Khagrachhari

FE REPORT 2020-09-08 18:38:20

The government has allocated 439.12 metric tonnes of rice under the Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) programme to assist the families of fishermen who maintain livelihood by catching fish from the Kapta...

Flood situation improves, death toll rises to 258

Flood situation improves, death toll rises to 258

-- 2020-09-08 18:07:13

All the major rivers of the country are flowing below their respective danger levels while the deaths from floods rose to 258, according to the official data. “The Ganges-Padma Rivers are in st...

Power outage in Mymensingh division

Power outage in Mymensingh division

-- 2020-09-08 17:45:16

At least four districts in Mymensingh division were hit with a power outage after a national grid substation in Kewatkhali caught fire, reports bdnews24.com. The fire broke out at the 132/33 KV grid...

Gazipur Unnayan Kartripakkha Bill, 2020 passed in JS

Gazipur Unnayan Kartripakkha Bill, 2020 passed in JS

-- 2020-09-08 16:48:04

The Gazipur Unnayan Kartripakkha Bill 2020 today (Tuesday) passed in the Jatiya Sangsad amid harsh protest by the opposition lawmakers, concerning on mismanagement among other development bodies inclu...

UNO Wahida improving

UNO Wahida improving

-- 2020-09-08 16:39:43

The physical condition of Ghoraghat UNO Wahida Khanam, who is undergoing treatment at National Institute of Neurosciences & Hospital, has improved much, doctors said on Tuesday. “All the pa...

Rain likely to continue

Rain likely to continue

-- 2020-09-08 16:22:30

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Tuesday forecast light to moderate rain or thundershowers for parts of the country in the next 24 hours commencing at 9:00am. “Light to moderate ra...

Bangladesh adds 1,892 virus cases, 36 deaths in daily count

Bangladesh adds 1,892 virus cases, 36 deaths in daily count

-- 2020-09-08 16:11:03

Bangladesh has recorded 1,892 new cases of the novel coronavirus in a daily count, taking the tally of infections to 329,251. The death toll surged to 4,552 after 36 fatalities were registered in the...

Railway to add 24 more local, commuter trains by Sept 16

Railway to add 24 more local, commuter trains by Sept 16

-- 2020-09-08 14:09:39

Bangladesh Railway has announced that it will add 24 more local and commuter trains to its fleet between September 10 and 16. A circular was issued in this regard on Tuesday signed by Deputy Director...

Abducted nine-year-old girl rescued from Narayanganj

Abducted nine-year-old girl rescued from Narayanganj

-- 2020-09-08 13:53:15

Police have rescued an abducted nine-year-old girl from Narayanganj, who went missing from Dhaka University’s TSC area seven days ago. The child was found in the Ponchoboti area on Monday night...

JS passes bill to promote engineering research

JS passes bill to promote engineering research

-- 2020-09-08 13:37:06

A bill titled ‘Bangladesh Engineering Research Council Bill 2020’ was passed in Jatiya Sangsad (National Parliament) on Tuesday with an aim to promote engineering research in the country....

36 injured in violence against religious minorities in first eight months

36 injured in violence against religious minorities in first eight months

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-09-08 12:57:10

At least 36 people were injured in different violent attacks on religious minorities in the first eight months of the current calendar year across the country. Among the injured, one person was Buddh...

Foreign seaman dies in Ctg port accident

Foreign seaman dies in Ctg port accident

Our Correspondent 2020-09-08 10:11:11

One seaman of an overseas shipping company died in an accident when he fell from a ship by slipping his leg at around 12 noon on Monday at Chattogram sea port. The victim was identified as Joel D Bra...

Border killing, fencing to top agenda at Indo-Bangla talks

Border killing, fencing to top agenda at Indo-Bangla talks

MIR MOSTAFIZUR RAHAMAN 2020-09-08 10:06:40

Barbed wire fencing on Bangladesh-India border in Tripura by the Indian government and recent rise in border killing by the BSF will be the major issues in the upcoming talks between the two neighbo...

PK Halder willing to come back, refund swindled billions

PK Halder willing to come back, refund swindled billions

FE REPORT 2020-09-08 09:42:28

Proshanta Kumar Halder, popularly known as PK Halder, who allegedly swindled billions from a number of banks and financial institutions and fled the country some months back, has expressed his willing...

Bangladesh Railway to sell tickets at counters from Sept 12

Bangladesh Railway to sell tickets at counters from Sept 12

-- 2020-09-07 21:44:54

Bangladesh Railway will resume selling train tickets at station counters alongside online purchase on Sept 12, reports bdnews24.com. It has been selling tickets online only since services resumed on...

BNP to join all upcoming polls: Fakhrul

BNP to join all upcoming polls: Fakhrul

-- 2020-09-07 21:27:45

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday said his party has decided to join all the upcoming elections and by-polls. Speaking at a press conference, he also said the party’s...

Titas Gas suspends eight officials over Narayanganj mosque blasts

Titas Gas suspends eight officials over Narayanganj mosque blasts

-- 2020-09-07 21:17:08

Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd on Monday suspended four engineers and four other employees over the deadly explosions at a mosque in Narayanganj’s Fatullah. The company als...