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BMD forecasts light to moderate rain

BMD forecasts light to moderate rain

-- 2020-08-11 14:34:58

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Tuesday forecast light to moderate rain or thundershowers for different parts of the country. Most places in Chattogram and Rangpur divisions and many ar...

BD plans to cancel completion exams for fifth, eighth graders in pandemic

BD plans to cancel completion exams for fifth, eighth graders in pandemic

-- 2020-08-11 13:43:29

The government is planning to cancel the completion examinations for fifth and eighth graders schools and educational institutions across Bangladesh remained shut due to the coronavirus pandemic. The...

23 more infected with Covid-19 in Thakurgaon

23 more infected with Covid-19 in Thakurgaon

-- 2020-08-11 12:01:10

Another 23 people, including a staff of deputy commissioner office and a bank official, have been infected with coronavirus in Thakurgaon. With the new cases, the district's confirmed coronavirus cas...

Janmashtami being observed across country

Janmashtami being observed across country

-- 2020-08-11 11:14:30

The Hindu community is celebrating Janmashtami, marking the birth of Lord Krishna, today (Tuesday) with due religious fervour. According to Hindu religion, Lord Vishnu incarnated in the universe as L...

Govt to stop daily Covid-19 briefing

Govt to stop daily Covid-19 briefing

-- 2020-08-11 10:55:59

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) is discontinuing its daily online briefing on the Covid-19 situation soon, months after it stopped taking questions from the media. Health Minister Z...

Magura jute growers happy with fair price

Magura jute growers happy with fair price

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-08-11 09:41:20

Bumper production and fair price of jute have brought smile on the faces of the jute producers in Magura district this season. Jute farmers of the district are expecting a good production of the fibr...

5.0pc households, 2.0pc people symptomatic

5.0pc households, 2.0pc people symptomatic

FE REPORT 2020-08-11 09:35:54

A sample survey carried out in Dhaka north and south city corporations found 5.0 per cent of households and 2.0 per cent of the population symptomatic. The survey conducted between April 18 and July...

Mobile courts to make public use mask

Mobile courts to make public use mask

-- 2020-08-10 22:54:53

The government has ordered the local authorities to conduct mobile court drives to ensure that the people wear face masks outdoors as part of efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus amid the pan...

Hot weather continues

Hot weather continues

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-08-10 22:27:34

Hot weather conditions persisted on Monday in the city amid light rainfall. The city witnessed only 4.00mm rainfall on the day with a humidity of 75 per cent. Maximum temperature was recorded at 33....

CJ forms 35 virtual, 18 regular HC benches

CJ forms 35 virtual, 18 regular HC benches

FE Online Report 2020-08-10 22:23:19

Chief Justice (CJ) Syed Mahmud Hossain has constituted 53 High Court (HC) benches for disposing of cases. Of them, 35 HC benches will conduct cases  virtually and 18 benches maintaining regular...

Govt plans to spend billions on healthcare coverage

Govt plans to spend billions on healthcare coverage

-- 2020-08-10 19:22:21

The government has planned to spend Tk 935.81 billion until 2022-23 fiscal year starting from the current one for the heath sector development as it is committed to taking healthcare facilities to the...

‘Enforce existing laws for legal protection of female migrant workers’

‘Enforce existing laws for legal protection of female migrant workers’

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-08-10 17:58:42

Speakers at a virtual workshop stressed the need for proper enforcement of existing laws to ensure legal protection of female migrant workers. They also sought necessary services from the government...

Cabinet approves draft act to form film artists’ welfare trust

Cabinet approves draft act to form film artists’ welfare trust

-- 2020-08-10 17:50:05

The cabinet on Monday gave a consent in principle to the draft of the “Bangladesh Film Artists’ Welfare Trust Act, 2020” at its weekly meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in th...

Panam City restoration works to begin soon

Panam City restoration works to begin soon

-- 2020-08-10 17:37:10

Bangladesh will soon start works on restoring and preserving the historic Panam City, located in Narayanganj district, based on a report to be submitted by Indian research team. "An Indian research t...

EC floats proposal to rename local govt bodies, posts in Bangla

EC floats proposal to rename local govt bodies, posts in Bangla

-- 2020-08-10 16:10:38

The Election Commission has put forward a proposal to rename local government bodies such as City Corporation, Municipality and Union Parishad in Bangla by reforming the existing laws, bdnews24.com re...

BD sees zero new dengue case in 24 hrs

BD sees zero new dengue case in 24 hrs

-- 2020-08-10 15:23:19

No new dengue case was reported in the last 24 hours until Monday morning, while nine patients are currently undergoing treatment at different hospitals. The Directorate General of Health Services (D...

2,907 new cases, 39 deaths

2,907 new cases, 39 deaths

FE ONLINE DESK 2020-08-10 14:44:24

Thirty-nine more people died from coronavirus (Covid-19) in Bangladesh in the last 24 hours till Monday, according to the statistics of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). With this, the d...

Fortified rice to be available in OMS in Dhaka

Fortified rice to be available in OMS in Dhaka

-- 2020-08-10 14:14:43

The Ministry of Food and the World Food Programme on Monday formalised the inclusion of fortified rice in the Open Market Sales (OMS) which will directly benefit about 720,000 people in 144,000 househ...

BD workers in Oman drop 8.9pc in first half of 2020

BD workers in Oman drop 8.9pc in first half of 2020

FE ONLINE DESK 2020-08-10 13:52:20

Bangladeshi workers in Oman have decreased 8.9 per cent in the first half of the current year, compared with the corresponding period in 2019. Nationality-wise, Bangladeshis made up 37.2 per cent, o...

Sinha associate Sefat gets bail in murder, narcotics cases

Sinha associate Sefat gets bail in murder, narcotics cases

-- 2020-08-10 13:39:34

A Cox's Bazar court has granted bail to Shahadul Islam Sefat, a co-worker of the slain former army major Sinha Md Rashed Khan, in two cases involving murder and drug-related charges. Senior Judicial...

BAF airlifts coronavirus infected judge from Dinajpur to Dhaka

BAF airlifts coronavirus infected judge from Dinajpur to Dhaka

-- 2020-08-10 10:07:11

Senior District Judge of Dinajpur Aziz Ahmed and his wife Moushumi Akhter, who tested positive for covid-19, were airlifted from Dinajpur to Dhaka on Sunday. An MI-171SH helicopter of Bangladesh Air...

Flood damages 328 roads, 73 bridges in Tangail   

Flood damages 328 roads, 73 bridges in Tangail  

Our correspondent 2020-08-10 09:50:30

The recent flood has damaged 328 roads, 73 bridges and culverts in 11 upazilas of Tangail district creating immense suffering to the local people, LGED office sources said. Local Government and Eng...

Turbulent Padma disrupts ferry service on Daulatdia-Paturia waterway   

Turbulent Padma disrupts ferry service on Daulatdia-Paturia waterway  

Our Correspondent 2020-08-10 09:44:27

Ferry services on the Daulatdia-Paturia ghat is being disrupted due to strong currents in the Padma river. Celebrating Eid many people are also returning to Dhaka city on the Shimulia-Kanthalbari rou...

201 road accidents claim 242 lives in 13 days

201 road accidents claim 242 lives in 13 days

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-08-09 21:45:09

At least 242 people were killed and 331 others injured in some 201 road accident during Eid-ul-Azha journeys in 13 days, from July 26 to August 7, across the country. Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity,...

Sinha's associate Shipra released from jail, Sefat awaits decision

Sinha's associate Shipra released from jail, Sefat awaits decision

-- 2020-08-09 21:31:45

The jail authorities in Cox’s Bazar have released Shipra Debnath after a court granted bail to the co-worker of the slain former army major Sinha Md Rashed Khan in a narcotics case. The prison&...

Corona infection, death rates declining: Health minister

Corona infection, death rates declining: Health minister

-- 2020-08-09 21:23:18

Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said the numbers of both corona-infected people and deaths are declining in Bangladesh. "About 60-70 per cent of beds designated in hospitals for corona patients are...

Third terminal at HSIA to be completed on time: State Minister

Third terminal at HSIA to be completed on time: State Minister

-- 2020-08-09 20:53:15

State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Mohammad Mahbub Ali said on Sunday that the construction of the third terminal at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport will finish on time. He said thi...

Water levels in major river basins fall

Water levels in major river basins fall

FE Online Report 2020-08-09 20:25:14

Though water level was declining in the major river basins, flood victims are yet to relieved from woes. Ten people died just in a day between Saturday noon to Sunday noon while total death toll incr...

‘Rice import decision after reviewing situation’

‘Rice import decision after reviewing situation’

-- 2020-08-09 20:14:40

Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque on Sunday said that the government will review the overall situation, including the flood’s impact on aush and aman paddy, before deciding to import rice....

Political identity can’t be shield of any wrongdoer: Obaidul Quader

Political identity can’t be shield of any wrongdoer: Obaidul Quader

-- 2020-08-09 19:25:52

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said the government has a very strong stance against those involved in irregularities and corruption as it believes that political identity canno...