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PM mourns death of Bhandaria AL leader

-- November 16, 2018 18:14:04

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death of Kazi Bazlur Rahman, a leader of Bhandaria upazila Awami League in Pirojpur. In a condolence message, the prime m...

Tax Fair draws huge crowds on weekend

-- November 16, 2018 18:01:56

The Income Tax Fair wore a festive look on Friday as hundreds of taxpayers rushed to its venue in the city to avail themselves of various tax-related services under one roof without any hassle on the...

200 BNP men join AL in Gazipur

-- November 16, 2018 17:44:44

Around 200 leaders and activists of BNP and its front organisations on Friday joined Awami League at a function at Tangi in Gazipur. They joined the AL by giving bouquets to AL Tangi unit President A...

14-party meeting Saturday

-- November 16, 2018 17:41:31

The central 14-party alliance will hold a meeting tomorrow (Saturday) at 11:30am at Awami League Office in the city’s Bangabandhu Avenue, said a party press release on Friday. Health and Family...

SSC examinee shot dead during AL infighting in Narsingdi

-- November 16, 2018 17:24:15

A Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinee was shot dead during a clash between two factions of Awami League at Bashgari under Raipura upazila in Narsingdi early Friday. The deceased was identifie...

Police recover bullet-riddled body in Cox’s Bazar

-- November 16, 2018 17:12:57

Police recovered the bullet-riddled body of a suspected drug pedlar in Cox’s Bazar in the early hours of Friday. The victim was identified as Belal, 35, a criminal listed by the Home Ministry a...

Election never fully fair: Kabita Khanam

-- November 16, 2018 17:10:39

Election Commissioner Kabita Khanam says that no countries can ensure completely fair elections. “We want an election acceptable to all and will make sure it remains beyond question,” Kab...

Oikyafornt leaders sit with editors

-- November 16, 2018 17:00:20

Jatiya Oikyafront leaders, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, are exchanging views with editors of print media at Hotel Lakeshore in the city on Friday. The view-exchanging programme began at 3:30pm. BNP secr...

EC turns into AL party office: Rizvi

-- November 16, 2018 16:33:43

The BNP has accused the Election Commission of providing special privileges to the ruling Awami League. “The Election Commission is providing ruling party members with information and easy acce...

Nipun Roy, six other BNP leaders remanded

-- November 16, 2018 16:32:17

A Dhaka court has granted police five days to question in their custody seven BNP leaders, including Nipun Roy Chowdhury, for their alleged links to Naya Paltan violence. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrat...

DMP files 3,221 cases for traffic offences

FE Online Report November 16, 2018 15:11:17

The Traffic Division of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in its regular drive against traffic rule violations filed a total of 3,221 cases against different modes of vehicles in Dhaka on Wednesday. Th...

Cops recover ten bombs in Faridpur

-- November 16, 2018 14:39:50

Police recovered four petrol bombs and six crude bombs from a car near a house in Faridpur’s Saltha upazila on Thursday night. Delwar Hossain Khan, officer-in-charge of Saltha Police Station, s...

Road crash kills one in Rajshahi

-- November 16, 2018 13:33:03

A man was killed and ten others were injured when a bus overturned at Haripur in Paba upazila of Rajshahi on Friday. The deceased was identified as Shawkat Ali, 30. Damkura Police Station’s of...

Young housewife commits suicide in Manikganj

-- November 16, 2018 11:48:48

A young housewife was found hanging at her house in Manikganj on Thursday. Police recovered the body of Marzina Begum, 26, from Tillirchar village in Saturia upazila at noon. She was the wife of ex...

Speeding truck kills van-puller in Savar

-- November 16, 2018 11:38:17

A van-puller was killed when a truck hit his van on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Genda area of Savar on Friday. Police said Jamal Hossain, the van-puller of 'Nur Mahal Bakery' shop died on the spot when a...

City gas cylinder blast kills one, injures six

-- November 16, 2018 11:37:50

A child was killed while six others sustained burn injuries in a gas cylinder explosion at Dhalpur in Jatrabari area of Dhaka city on Friday. The identities of the victims could not be known immediat...

Narayanganj seven murders: Full text of High Court verdict likely Sunday

-- November 16, 2018 11:26:08

The full text of the High Court verdict in the sensational Narayanganj seven-murder cases is likely to be released on Sunday as the judges concerned signed the judgment copy on Thursday. On August 22...

Man to die for killing mother, wife

-- November 16, 2018 11:12:24

A court in Kishoreganj district has convicted a man and sentenced him to death for killing his mother and wife over a family feud in 2003. The convict was identified as Sabed Ali, son of Muslim Uddin...

‘Rohingyas won’t be sent back forcibly’

-- November 15, 2018 20:42:19

Foreign Minister A H Mahmood Ali on Thursday said the Rohingyas living in Bangladesh will not be repatriated to Myanmar forcibly. “There’s a negative campaign that Bangladesh is forcing t...

Juktofront will join AL-led alliance: Quader

-- November 15, 2018 20:35:05

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Thursday said AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury-led Juktofront will 'undoubtedly' participate in the upcoming national election under their party-led alliance....

30 identified over attack on police: DMP

-- November 15, 2018 20:31:02

Police have identified 30 people who were involved in Wednesday's attack on police in front of BNP's Nayapaltan central office. Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia said this...

Veg farming gets a boost in Sylhet, Joypurhat

Our Correspondent November 15, 2018 20:30:34

SYLHET, Nov 15: Some 26,262 hectares of land in all the four districts of Sylhet division have already been brought under the farming of winter crops and vegetables. Of the said total, varieties of v...

EC rules out deferment of election

FE Online Desk November 15, 2018 19:17:02

The Election Commission (EC) will not defer the upcoming 11th parliamentary polls, slated for December 30. “There is no scope for pushing back the election for some legal and constitutional rea...

BNP accuses PM of violating electoral code

-- November 15, 2018 17:10:11

BNP on Thursday alleged that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has violated the election code of conduct by holding a meeting with her party's 4,500 nomination seekers at her official residence Ganobhaban...

Shahidul Alam secures bail from HC

-- November 15, 2018 17:04:24

Prominent photographer Shahidul Alam has secured bail from the High Court in a case filed under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act. The HC bench of Justice Sheikh Abdul Awal and J...

Man dies in Jashore road crash

-- November 15, 2018 16:33:08

A man was killed while 20 others injured following a head-on collision between two buses at Karimpur on Jashore-Narail highway on Thursday morning. The dead man was identified as Sushovon Khisha, 65,...

Oikyafront picks ‘paddy sheaf’

-- November 15, 2018 15:51:49

The Jatiya Oikya Front has chosen the ‘paddy sheaf’ as its symbol to contest the 11th parliamentary election slated for December 30. The decision was taken at a meeting, according to Mahm...

Four of a family suffer burns in Savar gas cylinder blast

FE Online Report November 15, 2018 14:50:30

Four members of a family suffered burn injuries in a gas cylinder explosion in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka city on Thursday morning. The victims have been identified as Mazharul Islam, 35, his wi...

EC cancels holidays for all officials engaged in polls

-- November 15, 2018 14:35:44

The Election Commission has cancelled holidays for all officials engaged in the election and those related to the EC offices in Dhaka and elsewhere. The EC sent out an order on Wednesday, said Joint...

BR decides to build Kalurghat Bridge with dual gauge track

Munima Sultana November 15, 2018 14:23:39

Bangladesh Railway (BR) has finally decided to construct a dedicated railway bridge with dual gauge rail track at Kalurghat in Chattogram city. It will replace the century-old rail bridge which has...