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Actress Pori Moni falls ill in courtroom

Actress Pori Moni falls ill in courtroom

-- 2021-10-10 20:36:59

Pori Moni zoned out in the courtroom due to a “splitting headache” after appearing in court for a hearing in a narcotics case. The incident occurred during the hearing of her bail petitio...

Onion price will come down within three weeks, says Minister

Onion price will come down within three weeks, says Minister

-- 2021-10-10 20:17:44

Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque on Sunday said that the surging onion prices will come down after imports and summer harvest arrive in the market within 15 to 20 days. The minister was talking...

'Autocratic' BNP destroys democratic values and ethics, Obaidul Quader says

'Autocratic' BNP destroys democratic values and ethics, Obaidul Quader says

-- 2021-10-10 20:07:49

Describing BNP as an autocratic party, Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Sunday said the party has destroyed democratic values and ethics in the country. "BNP alleges that democracy ha...

Another ‘mass uprising’ imminent, Fakhrul says

Another ‘mass uprising’ imminent, Fakhrul says

-- 2021-10-10 20:00:44

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Sunday urged students and common people to get united as another ‘mass uprising’ like the one that happened in 1990 is imminent to ensu...

DU halls reopen for all students

DU halls reopen for all students

-- 2021-10-10 19:38:16

The Dhaka University authorities on Sunday opened its residential halls for all students ahead of resuming in-person classes on October 17 after long Covid-induced closure. Students of first, second...

Chattogram city dwellers to finally get complete Sewerage system

Chattogram city dwellers to finally get complete Sewerage system

-- 2021-10-10 19:30:41

Chattogram city's long wait for a proper sewerage system and a waste treatment plant is finally going to end. For 56 years since its establishment Chattogram Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (CWAS...

SC okays BFUJ election on Oct 23   

SC okays BFUJ election on Oct 23  

FE ONLINE REPORT   2021-10-10 18:51:59

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Sunday cleared the way for holding elections of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) on the scheduled day of October 23. Chamber judge of the...

Govt looks for suitable place to set up second nuclear plant, PM says

Govt looks for suitable place to set up second nuclear plant, PM says

-- 2021-10-10 18:45:22

The government has a plan to set up a nuclear power plant in the southern region after the completion of the Rooppur nuclear plant project to meet the increased demand for electricity. Prime Minister...

Three more lives lost to Dengue, 211 new patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

Three more lives lost to Dengue, 211 new patients hospitalised in 24 hrs

-- 2021-10-10 18:34:37

Three more people died of Dengue and 211 new patients were hospitalised across the country in 24 hours till Sunday morning. With the latest deaths, the number of fatalities from the mosquito-borne di...

Children’s author Rafiqul Haque, known as ‘Dadu Bhai’, no more

Children’s author Rafiqul Haque, known as ‘Dadu Bhai’, no more

-- 2021-10-10 18:25:14

Rafiqul Haque, children’s literature author, poet, playwright and journalist, also known as 'Dadu Bhai' is has passed away, reports bdnews24.com. He was 84. Haque passed away due to complicatio...

'WHO okays vaccination of those below 18 in Bangladesh'

'WHO okays vaccination of those below 18 in Bangladesh'

-- 2021-10-10 18:10:45

The World Health Organization (WHO) has approved the vaccination of those who are under 18 years of age in Bangladesh, said Health Minister Zahid Maleque on Sunday. "I've met WHO director general Ted...

Entrepreneurs capable of changing the way we live: ICCB

Entrepreneurs capable of changing the way we live: ICCB

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-10-10 17:46:09

Entrepreneurs are frequently thought of as national assets to be cultivated, motivated and remunerated to the greatest possible extent. They have the ability to change the way we live and work at loca...

481 COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths reported in 24 hours

481 COVID-19 cases, 14 deaths reported in 24 hours

-- 2021-10-10 17:41:16

Bangladesh has registered 14 new deaths from COVID-19 in a day, taking the total toll to 27,688. The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,562,359 as 481 people tested positive for the disease in the 24 hours...

Two FE journalists get BCCI-ERF Award 2021

Two FE journalists get BCCI-ERF Award 2021

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-10-10 17:10:17

The Bangladesh-China Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) and the Economic Reporters Forum (ERF) have honoured two journalists of The Financial Express (FE) with the BCCI-ERF Award 2021 for their o...

PM inaugurates Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant's reactor installation work

PM inaugurates Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant's reactor installation work

-- 2021-10-10 14:14:58

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday inaugurated reactor pressure vessel installation work of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP), calling the day as "very important" for the country and herself...

Bangladeshi teenager Priyanka nominated for Int’l Children’s Peace Prize

Bangladeshi teenager Priyanka nominated for Int’l Children’s Peace Prize

-- 2021-10-10 11:25:04

Priyanka Bhadra, a 16-year-old college student from Sirajganj, has been nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize by Netherlands-based Kids Rights Foundation. She has been nominate...

Application of light trap method on rise

Application of light trap method on rise

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-10-10 09:14:30

NAOGAON: In order to kill the harmful insects in Aman farmland and boost the crop production, application of light trap method is increasing in Raninagar upazila of the district. Agriculture office...

Dhaka urges WB backing for city circular road

Dhaka urges WB backing for city circular road

FE REPORT 2021-10-10 08:46:11

Dhaka has requested that the World Bank bankroll its flagship circular road and riverine communication project around the city, officials said on Saturday. Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal during...

Prominent playwright, former JU Pro-VC Afsar Ahmed passes away

Prominent playwright, former JU Pro-VC Afsar Ahmed passes away

-- 2021-10-09 22:32:10

Professor Afsar Ahmed, former Pro-VC of Jahangirnagar University and a prominent playwright passed away on Saturday. The professor of Drama and Dramatics department breathed his last at the National...

IO of Munia murder case summoned Sunday to explain inaction

IO of Munia murder case summoned Sunday to explain inaction

-- 2021-10-09 21:53:14

The special tribunal to protect women and children in Dhaka has summoned the investigating officer of the Munia murder case to appear before it in person on Sunday to explain, to the court's satisfact...

Mujibul Haque Chunnu becomes secretary general of Jatiya Party

Mujibul Haque Chunnu becomes secretary general of Jatiya Party

-- 2021-10-09 20:05:46

The Jatiya Party has appointed Md Mujibul Haque Chunnu as its secretary general after the death of Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu. GM Quader, chairman of the party and deputy leader of the opposition in parlia...

Physicist and science writer Harun-ar-Rashid no more

Physicist and science writer Harun-ar-Rashid no more

-- 2021-10-09 19:43:58

Professor AM Harun-ar-Rashid, a renowned physicist who won Bangladesh’s highest civilian awards and participated in the Language Movement, has died at the age of 88. Suffering from old-age comp...

Bangladesh receives 1.0m doses of AstraZeneca vaccine from India

Bangladesh receives 1.0m doses of AstraZeneca vaccine from India

-- 2021-10-09 19:13:45

Bangladesh on Saturday received 1.0 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine as part of commercial purchase from India. The consignment arrived at 17:40pm, said the Indian High Commission in Dhaka, menti...

Turag trawler capsize death toll rises to five

Turag trawler capsize death toll rises to five

-- 2021-10-09 18:20:14

The authorities have retrieved two more bodies from the Turag River, taking the death toll in the capsize of a trawler in Dhaka's Gabtoli to five. Several passengers of the vessel that sunk near the...

RNPP reactor pressure vessel installation works formally begin Sunday

RNPP reactor pressure vessel installation works formally begin Sunday

-- 2021-10-09 18:06:00

The reactor pressure vessel installation works for the first unit of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) will formally begin on Sunday. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate installation wo...

Dengue cases keep rising, 224 more hospitalised in 24 hours

Dengue cases keep rising, 224 more hospitalised in 24 hours

-- 2021-10-09 17:57:26

As Dengue cases keep rising in Bangladesh, 224 more new patients were hospitalised across the country in 24 hours till Saturday morning. The death toll from the mosquito-borne disease remained unchan...

70-80pc people to be vaccinated by March, says Minister

70-80pc people to be vaccinated by March, says Minister

-- 2021-10-09 17:46:49

The government has geared up its nationwide vaccination drive to inoculate 70-80 per cent people by March next, said Health Minister Zahid Maleque on Saturday. "So far, 50 million people have been va...

415 COVID-19 cases, 20 deaths reported in 24 hours

415 COVID-19 cases, 20 deaths reported in 24 hours

-- 2021-10-09 17:14:00

Bangladesh has registered 20 new deaths from COVID-19 in a day, taking the total toll to 27,674. The COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,561,878 after 415 people tested positive for the disease in the 24 hou...

Verbal harassment top complaint lodged by RMG workers: CPD report

Verbal harassment top complaint lodged by RMG workers: CPD report

-- 2021-10-09 16:47:09

Verbal harassment is still the top complaint lodged by the workers in the country’s readymade garment (RMG) sector, the latest Center for Policy Dialogue (CPD) report has shown. According to th...

Trawler capsizes in Turag River, three die, several missing

Trawler capsizes in Turag River, three die, several missing

-- 2021-10-09 16:27:39

Three people, including children, have died after a trawler sank in the Turag River in Dhaka's Gabtoli. Several other passengers of the vessel that capsized near the Aminbazar coalfield on Saturday a...