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Husband, wife killed in Tangail road accident

-- November 14, 2018 17:20:31

Two persons were killed and three others injured as a truck collided head on with an auto-rickshaw in Sakhipur upazila of Tangail district on Wednesday. The deceased were identified as Motiur Rahman...

Rizvi blames police for assaults

-- November 14, 2018 17:05:01

BNP’s Senior Joint Secretary General Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has alleged that police have assaulted the party’s leaders and activists in front of their headquarters in Dhaka's Naya Paltan withou...

BNP activists attack police to foil election: Obaidul Quader

-- November 14, 2018 17:00:05

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has alleged that BNP activists, led by their senior leader Mirza Abbas, attacked police 'without any provocation' as part of the party's 'plot' to foil th...

Maritime ports to continue hoisting signal no. 2

-- November 14, 2018 16:18:37

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist local cautionary signal number two (Rpt) as the cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ lies over southwest bay a...

BNP slams AL 'for breaching electoral code of conduct'

FE Online Report November 14, 2018 14:44:47

BNP’s senior leader Ruhul Kabir Rizvi has reproached the ruling Awami League for using public money and state media in campaign for national elections due in December. The senior joint secretar...

Coast Guard seizes 2,30000 Yaba pills worth Tk 110.50m

FE Online Report November 14, 2018 14:18:29

Members of Coast Guard in a drive seized 2,30000 Yaba tablets worth Tk 110.50 million (11 crore 50 lakh) from Sera-deep of Sent Martin island in Teknaf on Wednesday. In a special drive, the Coast gua...

BNP activists, police clash at Naya Paltan

-- November 14, 2018 13:45:33

A fierce clash broke out between police and BNP leaders and activists in front of the party's Naya Paltan Central office in Dhaka on Wednesday, disrupting traffic in the areas. Witnesses said BNP sta...

BGB nabs two ‘cattle smugglers’ in Nilphamari

-- November 14, 2018 13:43:51

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive arrested two alleged cattle smugglers along with Indian cattle in Nilphamari. The arrestees are Joyen Uddin, 32, and Abdur Razzak, 18, of Domar upa...

Man dies in Mymensingh ‘shootout’

-- November 14, 2018 13:35:25

One person has died in a ‘shootout’ with police during an anti-drug drive in Mymensingh on Wednesday. The gunfight took place near Shambhuganj Bridge at around 1:00 am, said OC Shah Kamal...

ACC realises Tk 715.20m from convicts

FE Report November 14, 2018 13:12:23

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has realised Tk 715.20 million from individuals convicted by court in different graft cases between 2013 and 2017, said ACC Chairman Iqbal Mahmood on Tuesday. In...

Grassroots families in Rajshahi, Natore achieve solvency rearing ducks

Our Correspondent November 14, 2018 12:59:43

RAJSHAHI: Thousands of poor and grassroots families living in villages adjacent to various water bodies of the district have attained financial solvency by rearing ducks. Sources said more than 3,000...

Woman dies in Natore road mishap

-- November 14, 2018 12:53:19

A woman was killed when a bus knocked her down at Chandpur in Natore Sadar uapzila on Wednesday. The deceased Mamtaz Begum was a vegetable vendor. Mostafizur Rahman, Officer-in-Charge of Sadar Polic...

Muhith wants taxpayers’ number to reach 40m

FE Report November 14, 2018 12:39:08

Income tax fair has begun in all divisional headquarters, four districts and seven upazilas. Finance Minister AMA Muhith inaugurated the weeklong tax fair Tuesday at city's Officers' Club premises on...

‘Bangladesh needs to focus more on decentralised dev’

FE Report November 14, 2018 12:36:44

Bangladesh should concentrate more on decentralised development, said Country Director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Manmohan Parkash in Dhaka Tuesday. "Dhaka and Chittagong account for 60 to 7...

Aman prices drop on high yield

Yasir Wardad November 14, 2018 12:31:50

Paddy prices have dropped remarkably this bumper Aman season, hurting the local peasantry who are already struggling with a rise in production costs. Market watchers said millers, importers and other...

Rohingya refugees fear fresh persecution in Myanmar

Mir Mostafizur Rahaman November 14, 2018 12:30:35

The process of Rohingya repatriation faces fresh complexities as many of the Rohingyas, scheduled to be sent back to their homeland, seemed to be unwilling to go back, fearing fresh persecution. The...

BTRC seizes 42,000 SIM cards, VoIP equipment

-- November 11, 2018 13:25:40

The Bangladesh Telecom Regulatory Commission (BTRC) in October seized about 42,000 SIM cards, used for illegally routing international calls through voice over internet protocol (VoIP), during separat...

Ex-BB governor Farashuddin buys AL nomination form

-- November 11, 2018 13:04:15

Former Bangladesh Bank Governor Mohammed Farashuddin has bought a nomination form seeking to contest the upcoming parliamentary election on the Awami League ticket. Dr Farashuddin, the seventh govern...

RAB nabs 29 suspected drug traders in Sylhet

-- November 11, 2018 12:51:42

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested 29 drug traffickers including six females along with huge cache of drugs in Sylhet city. A team of RAB-9 led by its Commanding Officer Lt Colonel Azad...

DMP files 2,416 cases for traffic rules violation

FE Online Report November 11, 2018 12:33:29

Traffic division of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) filed 2,416 cases against different modes of vehicles for traffic rule violation on the city streets as part of its regular drives. The DMP on...

Cyclone ‘Gaja’ forms over Bay

-- November 11, 2018 12:31:30

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist distant warning signal no two as a deep depression formed into a cyclonic storm named ‘Gaja’. It for...

Two minors drown in Sirajganj pond

-- November 11, 2018 11:48:41

Two minor boys drowned while bathing in a pond in Sirajganj on Saturday evening. The victims have been identified as Mithun Akanda, 6, son of Mano Akanda of Rooppur village and Imran, 8, son of Hanif...

Man turns himself in after killing brother

-- November 11, 2018 11:42:11

A man came to the police station in Dhaka’s Ashulia holding a bloody machete to turn himself in after slitting the throat of his older brother over a land dispute. The incident occurred in the...

Create an atmosphere conducive to polls

FE Report November 11, 2018 11:16:52

Voters emphasised on Saturday creating an atmosphere conducive for electing honest, capable and dedicated candidates in the 11th parliamentary polls slated for December 23. They also called for creat...

Jute sector sees highest rise in market price

FE Report November 11, 2018 11:01:44

The jute sector has witnessed the highest rise in market price during the last week on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE). Some major sectors such as bank, financial institution, fuel & power and tel...

Quake jolts Northeastern Bangladesh

-- November 11, 2018 10:33:36

An earthquake of 5.4-magnitude on the Richter scale shook Northeastern parts of the country including Sylhet on Saturday night. The epicentre of the moderate quake was India-Myanmar bordering region,...

BNP finally decides to join polls; ‘announcement today’

-- November 11, 2018 10:11:58

Leaving behind all the concerns and confusions, BNP, which had boycotted the last general election, has finally decided to join the upcoming one and will send a letter to the Election Commission (EC)...

Dhakeswari land recovery: Temple committee thanks PM

-- November 10, 2018 21:47:48

The Dhakeswari National Temple Committee on Saturday thanked Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina for recovering one and a half bigha land of the Dhakeswari National Temple. “We thank her (PM) fro...

Bangabandhu-1: Earth stations not necessary for local TV channels

-- November 10, 2018 21:41:37

Local television channels would not require establishment of their own earth stations to get service from country’s first geostationary communication satellite, Bangabandhu-1. Bangladesh Commun...

Off-season pumpkin cultivation makes peasants happy

Roving Correspondent November 10, 2018 21:09:14

JOYPURHAT, Nov 10: Off-season pumpkin cultivation is gaining popularity among the grassroots growers in Akkelpur upazila of the district.Sources said peasants are making Tk 30,000 to Tk 40,000 from th...