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BGB hands over two Indians to BSF

BGB hands over two Indians to BSF

-- 2017-12-29 09:33:19

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has handed over two Indian citizens to Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday morning through a border point Kurigram district. BGB handed over them through a flag...

'Elections to 126 local bodies marred by violence'

'Elections to 126 local bodies marred by violence'

-- 2017-12-29 09:12:11

BNP Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has alleged that the elections to 126 local bodies on Thursday were 'marred by widespread violence and various irregularities'. "There were irregu...

Police recover college girl's hanging body

Police recover college girl's hanging body

-- 2017-12-29 05:56:48

Police recovered the hanging body of a college girl at Dagarmora in Savar on Friday noon. The deceased was identified as Shikha Akter, wife of Alamin of Mollapara village of Jamalpur Sadar, and a 1st...

New York Fire: Bangladeshis are safe

New York Fire: Bangladeshis are safe

-- 2017-12-29 04:13:34

No Bangladesh citizen is affected by the fire in New York, said a Bangladesh diplomat on Friday. "So far, we have not heard about any Bangladeshi being affected by the fire in Bronx, New York," Bangl...

Untimely rain damages vegetables in Chandpur

Untimely rain damages vegetables in Chandpur

-- 2017-12-29 04:03:10

Untimely rain has damaged mustard crops and vegetables worth about Tk 150 million in fields of eight upazilas in Chandpur. Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) sources said the damage created f...

BGB detains 13 in Benapole while entering BD from India

BGB detains 13 in Benapole while entering BD from India

-- 2017-12-29 03:36:16

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained 13 people while illegitimately entering Bangladesh from India along Borochhara border. The detainees are Zafar Sheikh, 40, Taslima Begum, 28, Tasamul...

EC sets Mar 1 for 'Voters' Day'

EC sets Mar 1 for 'Voters' Day'

-- 2017-12-29 02:19:21

The Election Commission has locked on Mar 1 to observe Voters’ Day every year and now waits for the government’s green light. The day aims to raise awareness among the youth to exercise...

Police arrest woman with heroin

Police arrest woman with heroin

-- 2017-12-29 01:41:05

Police have arrested a woman along with 500gm heroin in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi district. Police nabbed Momtaz, 36, wife of Alam of Shibsagar village of Godagari municipality, on Friday morning,...

Derailment snaps Sylhet's rail link

Derailment snaps Sylhet's rail link

-- 2017-12-29 01:34:28

Train communication of Sylhet with Dhaka and rest of the country remained suspended since Friday morning following the derailment of a bogie of a freight train at Sayestaganj thana of Habiganj. Saif...

RAAB nab one with arms, drug

RAAB nab one with arms, drug

-- 2017-12-29 01:17:42

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel in a raid nabbed a man along arms and drugs from Alamkhali village of Sadar upazila of Magura district on Thursday night. The arrestee was identified as Robi...

Rickshaw-puller dies in city road crash

Rickshaw-puller dies in city road crash

-- 2017-12-29 01:11:32

A rickshaw-puller was killed as a private car hit his three-wheeler in Hazaribagh area of Dhaka city on Friday. The deceased was identified as Abul Kalam, 55, rickshaw puller, reports UNB. Bachchu...

Formation of PICs, water recession delay process

Formation of PICs, water recession delay process

Our Correspondent 2017-12-28 12:43:42

SYLHET, Dec 27: The authority concerned could not start the work on the flood control and crop protection schemes in Sunamganj and other districts of Sylhet division due to delay in water recession an...

Rapeseed production on the rise in Magura

Rapeseed production on the rise in Magura

Our Correspondent 2017-12-28 12:42:25

MAGURA, Dec 27: High yielding rapeseed, another variety of mustard, farming is gaining popularity among the farmers of the district. Farmers' sources said the short duration crop is generally cultiva...

UP polls clash injures two in Laxmipur

UP polls clash injures two in Laxmipur

-- 2017-12-28 12:35:51

At least two people were injured in a clash between the supporters of two union parishad member candidates in Char Alexander union of Ramgati upazila of Laxmipur on Thursday. The clash ensued between...

Most multinationals dodge TP law, deprive govt of due taxes

Most multinationals dodge TP law, deprive govt of due taxes

Doulot Akter Mala 2017-12-28 12:00:00

Around 85 per cent of the foreign companies operating in Bangladesh and executing international transactions hardly share their incomes with the host nation, thus allegedly contributing vastly to capi...

BD economic growth may slow to 6.9pc in FY18

BD economic growth may slow to 6.9pc in FY18

FE Report 2017-12-28 12:00:00

Bangladesh economy may grow at a slower pace of 6.9 per cent this fiscal year after a record growth of 7.28 per cent in the last fiscal, a global financial giant forecasts. The latest reckoning on th...

Rohingya rehabilitation: WB insists BD on receiving its aid

Rohingya rehabilitation: WB insists BD on receiving its aid

FHM Humayan Kabir 2017-12-28 12:00:00

The World Bank wants Bangladesh to receive an assistance it is offering for rehabilitation of Rohingyas, amid lukewarm response from the authorities concerned due to the mixed nature of the aid. WB P...

UK medical team on way to Cox's Bazar

UK medical team on way to Cox's Bazar

-- 2017-12-28 12:00:00

A British medical team from the UK's Emergency Medical Team (EMT) are making their way to Cox's Bazar to save thousands of lives at risk from a rapid and deadly outbreak of diphtheria. The team, incl...

BRAC Bank official goes missing

BRAC Bank official goes missing

-- 2017-12-28 12:00:00

A senior officer of BRAC Bank Limited remained missing since Tuesday morning. A report was filed with the Tejgaon Industrial Zone Police Station on Wednesday in this connection. The report said that...

Khaleda graft case: Court sets Jan 3, 4 for further arguments

Khaleda graft case: Court sets Jan 3, 4 for further arguments

-- 2017-12-28 12:00:00

A court on Thursday fixed January 3 and 4 for placing further arguments in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case filed against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia. Judge Md Akhtaruzzaman of the Dhaka Special Co...

NBR chief to become new principal secretary

NBR chief to become new principal secretary

-- 2017-12-28 12:00:00

Md Nojibur Rahman, currently NBR Chairman and Senior Secretary at the Internal Resources Division, will be the new Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister, said highly-placed government sources. Ra...

Mother, 2 children sustain burn injuries in Ctg cylinder blast

Mother, 2 children sustain burn injuries in Ctg cylinder blast

-- 2017-12-28 12:00:00

A woman and her two children sustained burn injuries in a gas cylinder blast in Garibullah Shah residential area under Khulshi thana in Chittagong on Thursday. The victims are Tanjira Aktar, 35, her...

Police remand instigator over Ctg 4 women rape

Police remand instigator over Ctg 4 women rape

-- 2017-12-28 12:00:00

The instigator of a rape incident of four women during a robbery at a house in Chittagong’s Karnaphuli was placed on three-day remand. Abdul Hannan alias Hannan Member, was remanded on Wednesda...

BFDC opens country’s first specialised fish market

BFDC opens country’s first specialised fish market

FE Online Desk 2017-12-28 12:00:00

Bangladesh Fisheries Development Corporation (BFDC) has launched a specialised government fisheries market for the first time at Jatrabari of Dhaka on Thursday.  State Minister for Fisherie...

MPs express dismay over slow pace of HSIA's 3rd terminal construction

MPs express dismay over slow pace of HSIA's 3rd terminal construction

-- 2017-12-28 12:00:00

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Civil Aviation and Tourism on Thursday expressed its concern over slow progress of constructing 3rd terminal at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. The committ...

Locals block Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Narsingdi

Locals block Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Narsingdi

-- 2017-12-28 11:53:37

Locals blocked Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Kararchar area of Shibpur upazila of Narsingdi district on Thursday morning following a road crash that killed a woman and her minor son. Hafizur Rahman, office...

N’ganj gunfight leaves ‘robber’ dead

N’ganj gunfight leaves ‘robber’ dead

-- 2017-12-28 11:41:42

A suspected robber leader was killed in a reported gunfight with detective branch (DB) of police at Kanchan bridge area in Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj on Thursday. The deceased was identified as S...

Over 50pc Padma bridge construction work ends

Over 50pc Padma bridge construction work ends

-- 2017-12-28 10:41:50

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said the overall progress of the much expected Padma Bridge rose to more than 50 per cent, reports BSS. "The main construction work of the bridge ha...

DNCC evicts illegal establishments

DNCC evicts illegal establishments

-- 2017-12-28 10:28:15

Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) in a mobile court drive on Thursday evicted some 200 illegal establishments and removed over 1000 banners, festoons, signboards and billboards from Farmgate area of...

BB issues show-cause notice against PCB

BB issues show-cause notice against PCB

Siddique Islam 2017-12-28 10:19:56

The central bank issued a show-cause notice against a leading private commercial bank (PCB) on Wednesday for allegedly providing misleading information on foreign exchange rate, particularly for expor...