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HC grants bail to BNP leader Minar

HC grants bail to BNP leader Minar

-- 2017-10-22 08:52:11

The High Court has again granted bail to BNP leader Mahatab Uddin Ahmmed Chowdhury Minar, the prime suspect in the 2014 murder of Feni Awami League leader Ekramul Haq. Justice AKM Asaduzzaman and Jus...

CEC asks not to pick persons linked to politics as polls observer

CEC asks not to pick persons linked to politics as polls observer

-- 2017-10-22 07:10:47

The Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), KM Nurul Huda, has urged the polls monitoring organisations not to pick any person affiliated with politics as election observer. During the Election Commission'...

Jubo League leader killed in trawler capsize

Jubo League leader killed in trawler capsize

-- 2017-10-22 02:52:38

A local Jubo League leader was killed as a trawler capsized in Khorocher haor in Bishwambarpur upazila of Sunamganj on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Arun Barman from Bahadurpur villa...

Trains to Khulna, Rajshahi resume after four hours

Trains to Khulna, Rajshahi resume after four hours

-- 2017-10-22 02:04:56

Trains from Dhaka to Khulna, Rangpur and Rajshahi resumed operations four hours after heavy rains caused the ground to shift under a rail bridge in Pabna, halting services, a railway official has said...

Police detain Chittagong AL leader

Police detain Chittagong AL leader

FE Online Desk 2017-10-22 01:58:14

The younger brother of Chittagong District Parishad member was shot by a local Awami League leader in the port city Chittagong on Saturday night. Officer-in-charge of Kotowali Police Station, Jashim...

Sushma Swaraj arrives Sunday

Sushma Swaraj arrives Sunday

-- 2017-10-21 12:00:00

Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will arrive Dhaka on Sunday on a two-day visit. Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali and his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj will lead their respective side...

IMED actions perfunctory

IMED actions perfunctory

FHM Humayan Kabir 2017-10-21 12:00:00

The monitoring and evaluation of public sector development projects by a designated government agency produces substandard evaluation reports for lack of in-depth performance analysis, insiders said....

Suspected robber killed in 'gunfight'

Suspected robber killed in 'gunfight'

-- 2017-10-21 12:00:00

A suspected robber was killed and four police officials were injured in a reported gunfight between his cohorts and police at Tigharia village in Kashba upazila of Brahmanbaria district on early Satur...

'Neruda did not die of cancer'

'Neruda did not die of cancer'

BBC 2017-10-21 12:00:00

Chilean poet Pablo Neruda did not die of prostate cancer, forensic experts have said. The Nobel Laureate was said to have died of cancer in 1973, less than two weeks after a military coup led by Gene...

President leaves Dhaka for London

President leaves Dhaka for London

-- 2017-10-21 12:00:00

President Abdul Hamid left Dhaka for London on Saturday for health check-up and treatment of eyes. A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the President took off from Hazrat Shahjalal Int...

Section 144 imposed in Thakurgaon

Section 144 imposed in Thakurgaon

-- 2017-10-21 12:00:00

District administration slapped section 144 at Bharnia in Ranisankail upazila of Thakurgaon district on Friday afternoon to fend off any untoward incident following a clash between two groups of...

Govt to build monuments on killing grounds

Govt to build monuments on killing grounds

-- 2017-10-21 12:00:00

A member of the cabinet has said that the government will build similar monuments for martyrs on all the killing grounds across the country so that those are easily identified. "We have prepared a li...

Rape as a weapon of war in Rakhine!

Rape as a weapon of war in Rakhine!

-- 2017-10-21 12:00:00

Rape is being used as a weapon of war in conflict-torn Rakhine State of Myanmar and no woman is safe from the risk of sexual attack as Muslim minority is driven out of its homeland. UN clinicians sai...

Complexity over commission payment delays Japanese ODA loan release

Complexity over commission payment delays Japanese ODA loan release

Rezaul Karim 2017-10-21 09:57:48

Release of nearly US$ 1.64 billion worth of pledged Japanese ODA loans for Bangladesh's six projects is being delayed due to complexity arisen over the payment of bank commission, officials said. "A...

Rohingya influx results in random hill cutting

Rohingya influx results in random hill cutting

-- 2017-10-21 09:55:07

Cox’s Bazar has been witnessing widespread tree and hill cutting with the recent influx of Rohingya people in droves. Local sources say Rohingyas, who entered the district afresh, are construct...

Ban on hilsa fishing ends Monday

Ban on hilsa fishing ends Monday

-- 2017-10-21 09:41:54

The government-imposed ban on catching, transporting, marketing and selling of hilsa fish comes to an end on Monday. The ban was imposed from October 12 in 27 districts to boost hilsa output through...

Rain to taper off in 72 hours

Rain to taper off in 72 hours

-- 2017-10-21 01:09:40

The Bangladesh Meteorological Department forecasts a decrease in rainfall in the next 72 hours as a depression over the Bay of Bengal weakens and moves north-northeast. Most areas of Rajshahi, Rangpu...

Chalan Beel bamboo-made enclosures threaten small fish species

Chalan Beel bamboo-made enclosures threaten small fish species

Roving Correspondent 2017-10-20 12:58:12

PABNA, Oct 19: Miniature fish species are being massively threatened due to set up of nets and bamboo-made enclosures at different points of Chalan Beel after receding water from last couple of week....

Six-year-old child raped in Savar

Six-year-old child raped in Savar

-- 2017-10-20 12:09:10

A six-year-old child has been raped in Savar. She has not been able to identify the attacker, said Savar Model Police Station OC Mohsinul Qadir on Friday. The child had gone out to buy cookies from...

BIWTA bars small vessels from leaving terminal

BIWTA bars small vessels from leaving terminal

-- 2017-10-20 12:00:00

The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) barred small vessels from leaving terminals amid squally weather caused by a depression over the Bay of Bengal. The BIWTA issued the order for...

30,000 Rohingyas now at no man's land

30,000 Rohingyas now at no man's land

Our Correspondent 2017-10-20 12:00:00

COX'S BAZAR, Oct 19:   At least 30,000 Rohingyas who fled persecution in Myanmar's Rakhine state have gathered in the no man's land near the Anjumanpara border point of Ukhia upazila to ente...

Hanging body of UZ chairman recovered in Sherpur

Hanging body of UZ chairman recovered in Sherpur

-- 2017-10-20 12:00:00

Police recovered the hanging body of Nakla Upazila chairman from his residence at Kursha in Nakla Upazila headquarters in Sherpur on Friday. The deceased Mahbub Ali alias Manir, aged 65, was a former...

700,000 people vaccinated against cholera in Cox’s Bazar

700,000 people vaccinated against cholera in Cox’s Bazar

-- 2017-10-20 12:00:00

More than 700,000 people over the age of one year have been administered oral cholera vaccine in the first phase of a campaign here to protect the newly arrived Rohingya population and their host comm...

Countrywide rainfall continues

Countrywide rainfall continues

-- 2017-10-20 12:00:00

Moderate to heavy rainfall, triggered by land depression in the Bay, is continuing throughout the country on Friday, disrupting the normal life. Residents of Khulna, Barisal and Dhaka divisions witne...

'Drug pedlar' killed in reported shootout with RAB

'Drug pedlar' killed in reported shootout with RAB

-- 2017-10-20 11:03:48

An alleged drug dealer has been shot dead by the Rapid Action Battalion or RAB during a reported shootout at Ice Factory Road in Chittagong. A bag containing around 0.20 million (200,000) yaba tablet...

Man dies in city road crash

Man dies in city road crash

-- 2017-10-20 10:42:28

A man was killed in a road accident at Dhaka's Tikatuli on Thursday night.   Witness Mostafizur Rahman Shuvo said a Jurain-bound bus of 'Rangdhanu Paribahan' knocked down a pedestrian in front...

Govt takes back Kishoregonj textiles mills

Govt takes back Kishoregonj textiles mills

-- 2017-10-20 08:30:01

The government has taken back Kishoregonj Textiles Mills Ltd from private sector for violating the major conditions set out during handing over the state-owned enterprise. The authorities concerned k...

Queen of Jordan to visit Rohingyas Oct 23

Queen of Jordan to visit Rohingyas Oct 23

-- 2017-10-20 07:22:16

Queen of Jordan Rania Al Abdullah will visit Cox’s Bazar on Monday (Oct 23) to see for herself the Rohingya situation on the ground. Queen Rania is scheduled to arrive here on Monday morning, a...

14 detained over cheating, unfair means in DU admission test

14 detained over cheating, unfair means in DU admission test

-- 2017-10-20 06:20:35

Fourteen students, including a leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League(BCL), were detained from different centers for cheating and adopting unfair means during ‘Gha’ unit written test of DU fo...

Amnesty seeks support for Rohingyas

Amnesty seeks support for Rohingyas

-- 2017-10-20 05:09:54

The Amnesty International urged international community to pledge support for Rohingya refugees fleeing from Myanmar to Bangladesh. The rights group also said in a statement on Friday that more count...