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HSIA passenger capacity overrun likely next year

Munima Sultana November 02, 2017 09:53:40

Bangladesh's prime airport, Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA), may get overcrowded with passengers far beyond its handling capacity next year for neglecting timely expansion. Sources said...

Pabna paddy growers using light traps to control pests

Our Correspondent November 02, 2017 01:20:26

PABNA, Nov 01: A good number of farmers at different upazilas in the district have been using light trap method to control pests in their Aman fields. The environment-friendly and low-cost method is...

EU wants dignified return of Rohingyas

-- November 01, 2017 22:54:47

European Union (EU) Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides  has said EU wants safe and dignified return of Rohingyas to their homeland in Myanmar. "Of cours...

‘No BD national among Manhattan attack victims’

-- November 01, 2017 22:27:27

No Bangladesh national was affected by Tuesday’s terror attack, which was carried out in Manhattan of the US, that killed eight people and injured 11 others.   Shameem Ahsan, Bangladesh Co...

Climate change biggest barrier to uplift: Mahmud

-- November 01, 2017 22:13:25

Water Resources Minister Barrister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Wednesday stressed the importance of water resources management for ensuring inclusive growth of future development, saying that climate chang...

AL to celebrate recognition of Bangabandhu speech

-- November 01, 2017 22:07:02

The Awami League plans to celebrate the recognition of the historic 7th March speech of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as a world documentary heritage. The ruling party has finalised a seven-day p...

Japanese envoy meets Shahriar Alam

-- November 01, 2017 21:45:44

Newly appointed Japanese Ambassador Hiroyasu Izumi called on State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam at the ministry on Wednesday. During the meeting, the foreign ministry said, they disc...

Canada creates relief fund for Rohingyas

-- November 01, 2017 21:26:48

Canada which responded quickly to the Rohingya crisis will also help Canadians and civil society organisations mobilise their own responses through the creation of the Myanmar Crisis Relief Fund. ...

TIB wants coordinated pressure on Myanmar

-- November 01, 2017 21:21:21

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) said Bangladesh can resolve the Rohingya crisis by exerting coordinated diplomatic pressure on Myanmar. According to TIB Executive Director Iftekharuzzaman...

Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover traffic to ease soon: LGED

-- November 01, 2017 21:17:37

Traffic congestions at the end of different exit ramps of Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover will be reduced further within a month as the authorities are working with the traffic department in this regard. C...

President visits Rajshahi jail

-- November 01, 2017 21:16:22

President Md Abdul Hamid visited the Rajshahi Central Jail on Wednesday, where he was a political prisoner in 1977. The President became emotional recalling his memories of movement and jail life and...

Fire breaks out at jute mill in Jessore

-- November 01, 2017 21:13:18

A fire broke out at two godowns of a jute mill in Nawapara of Abhaynagar upazila of Jessore district on Wednesday afternoon.  On information, five fire fighting units of Jessore and Nawapara sta...

HC releases Biswajit murder verdict full text

-- November 01, 2017 20:45:09

The High Court (HC) on Wednesday released full text of its August 6 verdict that upheld death for two and life in prison for 11 others in a case lodged over barbaric murder of tailor-shop worker Biswa...

Cops unearth double murder in Kakrail

-- November 01, 2017 20:22:14

The law-enforcers in the capital city have unearthed an incident of double murder. Police said a woman and her son were found dead on Wednesday evening at an apartment opposite to Willes Little Flowe...

Road crashes cause 3,608 deaths this year

FE Online Desk November 01, 2017 19:56:29

More than 3,608 people have lost lives in 2,926 road accidents recorded across Bangladesh in first 10 months of this year. Among the deceased, 423 were women and 465 were children. 7,786 others peop...

Fakhrul rules out aggressive programme for now

-- November 01, 2017 19:20:25

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has said that his party does not want to announce any aggressive programme right now. "We hope good sense will prevail upon the government to come to...

Terror plot: Pilot, 3 others on remand

Biman suspends him First Officer Amam November 01, 2017 18:41:18

A court in Dhaka granted a seven-day remand to interrogate detained pilot of Biman Bangladesh Airlines in a case filed under the Explosive Substances Act. Three alleged members of Jama’atul Muj...

Recognising 7th March speech: PM thanks UNESCO

-- November 01, 2017 18:05:51

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has extended her thanks to UNESCO for recognition of  Bangabandhu's historic 7th March speech as a world documentary heritage. “I'm extending my heartfelt than...

CAB to organise meeting aiming reducing power tariff

FE Online Desk November 01, 2017 14:54:32

The Consumer Association of Bangladesh (CAB) will arrange a meeting to discuss on Proposal of Reducing Electricity Tariff at 10:30 am on 02 November 2017 in the capital. Nasrul Hamid, MP, State Minis...

Khaleda accused of sedition, secret ISI meeting

-- November 01, 2017 14:34:05

A pro-Awami League lawyer has accused BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia of sedition for allegedly holding a ‘secret meeting’ with Pakistani’s Inter-Services Intelligence, or ISI, during he...

Imran secures bail in defamation case

-- November 01, 2017 14:16:12

Ganajagaran Mancha spokesperson Imran H Sarker has secured bail in a defamation case filed over his alleged derogatory remarks on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Dhaka Additional Chief Metropolitan Met...

Myanmar blames BD for Rohingya repatriation delay

-- November 01, 2017 13:41:36

Myanmar has blamed Bangladesh for delaying the start of a repatriation process for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees, saying it feared Dhaka could be stalling until it receives multi-m...

Pakistani wife kills 15 in-laws bid to poison husband

BBC November 01, 2017 13:10:28

A newlywed woman in Pakistan has been arrested on suspicion of killing her husband and at least 14 of his relatives with poisoned milk. Police claim Asiya Bibi had intended the deadly substance for h...

Mobile court gets five more weeks

-- November 01, 2017 12:56:46

The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday extended for five more weeks the stay on the High Court (HC) order that declared illegal running mobile courts by executive magistrates. A four-member bench of the...

Two JSC examinees die in B’baria boat capsize

FE Online Desk November 01, 2017 12:19:29

Two examinees of Junior School Certificate (JSC) exam died, three went missing and 10 more sustained injuries as a boat carrying them sank in the Pagla River in Nabinagar upazila of Brahmanbaria distr...

Truck ploughs into bike, killing one

FE Online Desk November 01, 2017 11:57:40

A man was killed as a truck hit his bike in Fukra Bazaar area in Kashiani upazila of Gopalgabnj district on Tuesday evening.Imran Hossain, 45, an accountant of Kashiani-Gopalganj Railway Track Constru...

‘Gambler’ dies in mob beating

-- November 01, 2017 11:52:30

A man was killed and three others injured in a clash between a gang of ‘gamblers’ and local people at Rajendrapur in Gazipur district on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Azizur Rah...

Top court upholds verdict in Khalaf murder

Agencies November 01, 2017 11:07:59

The Supreme Court has upheld the High Court verdict that sentenced a man to death and three others to life term imprisonment in the murder of Saudi Arabian embassy official Khalaf Al-Ali. A four-memb...

Dhaka-Kolkata train journey in 6hrs: Shringla

-- November 01, 2017 00:00:47

Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Tuesday said the travel time of the Maitree Express on the Dhaka-Kolkata-Dhaka route will be cut down to six hours from existing nine hours...

SCBA demands policy for appointing judges

-- October 31, 2017 23:54:05

The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Tuesday demanded formulating a policy for appointing judges to the Supreme Court. SCBA President Zainul Abedin made the demand at a press conference at the co...