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New US envoy Miller due Nov 18

-- November 10, 2018 20:53:24

Newly appointed US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller is scheduled to arrive in city on November 18 to begin his Bangladesh assignment, said an official on Saturday. Upon arrival, he will present...

Election decision of BNP, allies in two days

-- November 10, 2018 20:45:34

The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party and its allies are expected to announce its decision in two days on whether it will join the 11th parliamentary election. The 20-party alliance held talks...

68.3pc young voters satisfied with PM's initiatives: Study

-- November 10, 2018 20:41:00

About 68.3 per cent of the country's total young educated voters have expressed their satisfaction over the initiatives taken by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, according to a new survey on youngsters&r...

DMP arrests 38 for selling, consuming drugs in city

-- November 10, 2018 20:35:21

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrested 38 people on charges of selling and consuming drugs during the ongoing anti-narcotics drives in the capital in the last 24 hours till 6:00am Saturday. The Det...

Jatiya Party to start nomination paper sale Sunday

-- November 10, 2018 18:54:39

Jatiya Party will formally start selling nomination papers on Sunday among those who want to contest the upcoming 11th general election with its ticket. Party chairman HM Ershad is scheduled to inaug...

SI gets suspension for demanding extortion, assaulting truck driver

-- November 10, 2018 18:52:39

A sub-inspector of Tangail district police was suspended temporarily for assaulting a truck driver for extortion on Saturday. The decision came following a two-hour blockade on the eastern part of Ba...

EC plans to deploy army in EVM polling centres

-- November 10, 2018 18:48:17

The Election Commission has a plan to deploy army in those polling stations where Electric Voting Machines (EVMs) will be used in the 11th national election. "The EC is planning to deploy army in EVM...

Three women ‘commit suicide’ in Nilphamari

-- November 10, 2018 18:27:22

In separate incidents, a teenage girl and a woman committed suicide while another found dead in different areas of Domar upazila on Saturday and Friday. The deceased were identified as Asma Begum, 22...

Direct train service on Dhaka-Panchagarh route begins

-- November 10, 2018 18:23:07

Direct train service on Panchagarh-Dhaka route began on Saturday aiming to ease communications with country's Northern district. Additional Secretary of Railway Ministry Abul Kalam Azad formally inau...

Maritime ports to hoist cautionary signal no one

-- November 10, 2018 18:17:19

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra were advised to hoist cautionary signal no one over a depression over the Southwest Bay and adjoining areas. The depression over Southwest...

‘Income Tax Fair’ to begin Tuesday

-- November 10, 2018 18:10:32

The weeklong 'Income Tax Fair' will kick off in the city and other divisional headquarters across the country on Tuesday (November 13) for the ninth consecutive year, aiming to provide better services...

BNP to hold series of meetings over joining election

-- November 10, 2018 17:14:31

BNP senior leaders will hold a series of meetings with its leaders and its two alliance partners and party leaders on Saturday to decide whether it will join the forthcoming national election or not....

Disabled child allegedly raped, murdered in M’singh

-- November 10, 2018 16:21:42

A child with a speech disability has allegedly been raped and murdered at Mymensingh’s Bhaluka upazila. Police recovered the body of the child from Dhakirvita Forest near Panchgaon village at...

No doubt that BNP will join polls, Quader says

-- November 10, 2018 15:51:10

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said there is no doubt that BNP is going to join the 11th parliamentary elections. "I don't know why there's no festivity in the opposition camp. But...

Shakib, Mashrafe to collect AL nomination forms Sunday

FE Online Desk November 10, 2018 14:40:04

Cricketers Shakib Al Hasan and Mashrafe bin Mortaza will collect nomination papers of ruling Awami League on Sunday for contesting the upcoming 11th parliamentary election. They confirmed the matter...

Biman flight from Muscat misses arrival schedule at HSIA

FE Online Report November 10, 2018 14:09:23

One flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines has failed to meet its arrival schedule at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) on Saturday. A flight from Muscat was scheduled to arrive at the airpo...

‘Drug pedlar’ dies in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’

-- November 10, 2018 12:15:27

A suspected drug trader was killed in a reported gunfight with police in Cox’s Bazar in the early hours of Saturday. The trader was identified as Ziaul Bohir Shahin, 30, accused in seven cases....

'Can't eat, can't sleep': Rohingyas on repatriation list

-- November 10, 2018 12:11:55

For Nurul Amin, a Rohingya Muslim living in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, the days since learning he and his family were among a group of people set to potentially be repatriated to Myanmar have been...

Prime suspect in Rangpur PP murder dies in custody

-- November 10, 2018 12:02:18

The main accused in the murder case of special public prosecutor Rathish Chandra Bhowmik died at Rangpur Medical College Hospital in police custody on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Kamrul...

Cops arrest five over drugs sale at SUST

-- November 10, 2018 12:01:36

Police arrested five outsides along with cannabis from the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Sylhet on Friday. The arrestees are Soyab Ali, Milon Miah, Moinul Miah, Saleh Ahmed...

Two teens die amid AL factional clash in Dhaka city

-- November 10, 2018 11:54:59

Two teenage boys were run over by a vehicle and killed amid a clash between two factions of the Awami League in the Adabor area of Dhaka’s Mohammadpur. The dead were identified as Arif, 17, and...

Suspected drug trader stabs policeman in Sylhet

-- November 10, 2018 11:46:33

A suspected drug trader stabbed a policeman with a sharp weapon in a chase during a drive in Sylhet on Friday. The victim was identified as Assistant Sub-inspector Abdul Mannan of Detective Branch of...

Woman killed on bus in Ashulia

-- November 10, 2018 11:29:14

A woman was allegedly killed on a moving bus in Dhaka’s Ashulia, while her father was thrown from the moving vehicle onto the road on Friday. Ashulia Police Station SI Bijon Kumar Das said they...

Shaheed Noor Hossain Day today

-- November 10, 2018 11:09:29

Shaheed Noor Hossain Day, commemorating the martyrdom of a young pro-democracy activist during the anti-Ershad movement in the late 80s, is being observed on Saturday. Different socio-cultural and pr...

Sylhet ex-councillor held on sabotage charge

-- November 10, 2018 10:57:53

Police arrested a former councillor from his house at Mollagram under Golapganj upazila in Sylhet on Friday evening on charges of planning to commit acts of sabotage. The arrestee was identified as G...

Dhaka to seek $4.0b more under IDA-18 package

FHM Humayan Kabir November 10, 2018 10:02:21

Bangladesh will seek US$4.0 billion more funds from the World Bank (WB) the global lender's replenishment meeting next week in Zambia, officials have said. Besides, it will request the Washington-ba...

Train derailment suspends communication on Naogaon route

-- November 09, 2018 21:11:43

Train communications on Naogaon route was suspended on Friday following derailment of a compartment in Shahagola area of Atrai upazila. Saiful Islam, station master of Ahsanganj Rail Station, said a...

Eid-e-Miladunnabi on Nov 21

-- November 09, 2018 20:26:44

Eid-e-Miladunnabi, the day of birth and demise of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad SM), will be observed in the country on November 21 (Wednesday) as the moon of Rabiul Awal was sighted in Bangladesh sky on Fr...

KMP launches e-traffic system in Khulna

-- November 09, 2018 20:18:54

In a unique move, Department of Traffic of Khulna Metropolitan Police (KMP), has set a replicable example in digitising the traffic management system to protect citizens from harassment and immense su...

Bangladeshi youth dies after being shot by ‘BSF’

-- November 09, 2018 20:08:49

A Bangladeshi cattle trader who was shot reportedly by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along Jahurpur Tek border in sadar upazila on Wednesday died at a Rajshahi hospital in the early hours of Frid...