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PM donates Tk 100 million for Covid-hit homeless people

PM donates Tk 100 million for Covid-hit homeless people

-- 2021-05-02 19:15:09

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday provided Tk 100 million to two separate funds for helping Covid-hit people and the rehabilitation of landless and homeless people. She provided the financial as...

CMCH interns withdraw strike after four days

CMCH interns withdraw strike after four days

-- 2021-05-02 18:27:00

Interns of Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH), who went on work abstention demanding punishment of the attackers on their fellows, withdrew their strike on Sunday. This decision was taken at...

High Court clears way to hold FBCCI polls

High Court clears way to hold FBCCI polls

-- 2021-05-02 18:19:40

The High Court (HC) has removed all the legal bars to hold election of Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI). A High Court division virtual bench of Justice M Enayetur Ra...

Rain likely in parts of country

Rain likely in parts of country

-- 2021-05-02 17:07:49

Dhaka and seven other divisions are likely to witness rain in the next 24 hours commencing 9:00am on Sunday. Bangladesh Meteorological Department made the forecast on Sunday. “Rain/thunder sho...

Transport workers demand resumption of public transport

Transport workers demand resumption of public transport

-- 2021-05-02 16:49:31

Transport workers on Sunday brought out a procession in the city's Sayedabad area to press home their three-point demand including the resumption of public transport maintaining health protocols. The...

1.5m families getting PM’s Eid gifts through Nagad

1.5m families getting PM’s Eid gifts through Nagad

-- 2021-05-02 16:36:40

Nagad, the mobile financial service arm of Bangladesh Post Office, has started disbursing Prime Minister’s financial assistance as Eid gifts to some 1497,000 families of the country whose liveli...

SC extends all interim bail orders for next four weeks

SC extends all interim bail orders for next four weeks

FE ONLINE REPORT 2021-05-02 16:35:55

The Supreme Court (SC) authorities extended all the High Court (HC) ad-interim bail orders and effectiveness of all others ad-interim orders for the next four weeks amid the prevailing Covid-19 pandem...

Bangladesh logs 1,359 virus cases, 69 deaths in 24 hours

Bangladesh logs 1,359 virus cases, 69 deaths in 24 hours

-- 2021-05-02 16:28:38

Bangladesh has registered 69 new fatalities from the coronavirus in a day, taking the death toll to 11,579. The caseload rose by 1,359 in a 24-hour count on Sunday to 760,584, according to data relea...

Road accidents in Bangladesh claim 468 lives in April

Road accidents in Bangladesh claim 468 lives in April

-- 2021-05-02 16:21:06

At least 468 people were killed and 507 others injured in 432 road accidents across the country in the last month amid the nationwide lockdown, said Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Samity, a passengers' welfa...

78 Bangladeshis, foreign nationals arrive in Dhaka from Thailand

78 Bangladeshis, foreign nationals arrive in Dhaka from Thailand

-- 2021-05-02 16:07:23

A group of 78 Bangladeshis, Thai, and other foreign nationals arrived in Dhaka from Thailand on Saturday. Bangladesh Embassy in Bangkok facilitated the repatriation of the passengers by a special Bim...

Govt will procure vaccines at any expense, PM says

Govt will procure vaccines at any expense, PM says

-- 2021-05-02 14:18:53

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said the government will procure vaccines at any cost to protect people from coronavirus. "We’re bringing more vaccines, no matter how much money is requi...

Five of a family among six killed in Sylhet road crash

Five of a family among six killed in Sylhet road crash

-- 2021-05-02 13:55:31

Six people, including five members of a family, were killed in a road accident in Ferighat area on Sylhet-Tamabil road under Jointapur upazila of the district this morning. The deceased were identifi...

Son allegedly kills father in Feni

Son allegedly kills father in Feni

-- 2021-05-02 10:47:48

A man was beaten to death allegedly by his son over a family feud at Purba Debipur in Sadar upazila of Feni district on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Saidul Haque, 80 of the village, repor...

Truck ploughs into autorickshaw in Sylhet, killing five

Truck ploughs into autorickshaw in Sylhet, killing five

-- 2021-05-02 10:34:00

A truck has ploughed into an autorickshaw in Jaintapur Upazila of Sylhet, leaving at least five people dead and two others injured. The incident occurred on the Sylhet-Tamabil highway in Ferighat are...

Muniya’s sister alleges death threat

Muniya’s sister alleges death threat

-- 2021-05-02 10:16:19

The sister of Mosarat Jahan Muniya, who allegedly took her own life following instigation by Bashundhara Group Managing Director Sayem Sobhan Anvir, has filed a police complaint saying that she has be...

Bangladesh witnesses 2,404 COVID-19 deaths  in April

Bangladesh witnesses 2,404 COVID-19 deaths in April

-- 2021-05-01 22:53:07

April has proved to the cruellest month for Bangladesh in terms of deaths from COVID-19 with the government reporting 2,404 deaths, the most in a month since the coronavirus outbreak began ove...

Students should read all kinds of books, Dipu Moni says

Students should read all kinds of books, Dipu Moni says

-- 2021-05-01 21:46:23

Education Minister Dipu Moni has it is necessary to create opportunities for students to read all kinds of books including art-literature, science and history besides textbooks to build students as hu...

Govt provides facilities to unemployed people, workers

Govt provides facilities to unemployed people, workers

-- 2021-05-01 21:40:56

Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque on Saturday said that the incumbent labour-friendly government is working to provide various facilities to the unemployed people and workers. &ldquo...

Three Bangladeshis nominated for arbitrator, consultant posts of World Bank’s ICSID

Three Bangladeshis nominated for arbitrator, consultant posts of World Bank’s ICSID

-- 2021-05-01 21:15:31

The Law and Justice Division of the Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs has nominated three Bangladeshis for the prestigious posts of arbitrator and conciliator panel of the World Bank&...

Bidi workers seek govt support

Bidi workers seek govt support

-- 2021-05-01 20:13:01

The Bidi workers on Saturday urged the government to take necessary measures to save the industry’s workers for ensuring the livelihood of millions of workers and their family members. They mad...

Hifazat leader Junaid Quasemi arrested over Brahmanbaria violence

Hifazat leader Junaid Quasemi arrested over Brahmanbaria violence

-- 2021-05-01 19:22:09

Police have arrested Junaid Al Quasemi, a leader of Hifazat-e Islam, for his alleged involvement in the mayhem unleashed by the radical group in Brahmanbaria over Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi&r...

48-yr-old accused of Faridpur violence dies in police custody

48-yr-old accused of Faridpur violence dies in police custody

UNB 2021-05-01 18:00:07

A 48-year-old man arrested in connection with the April 5 violence in Saltha upazila of Faridpur, died in police custody on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Abul Hossain Molla, 48. W...

Bangladeshi youth held by BSF along Kurigram border

Bangladeshi youth held by BSF along Kurigram border

-- 2021-05-01 17:34:30

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday night held a Bangladeshi named Rashedul Mia, 25, near Kurigram’s Roumari border. He was arrested at around 8:00pm near international pillar No. 1056...

Bangladesh reports 1,452 virus cases, 60 deaths in 24 hours

Bangladesh reports 1,452 virus cases, 60 deaths in 24 hours

-- 2021-05-01 16:57:00

Bangladesh has registered 60 new fatalities from the coronavirus in a day, taking the death toll to 11,510. In a 24-hour count on Friday, the caseload rose by 1,452, the lowest daily tally since Mar...

‘Police to arrest Anvir only after getting enough evidence’

‘Police to arrest Anvir only after getting enough evidence’

-- 2021-05-01 16:37:30

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has said Sayem Sobhan Anvir, managing director of Banshundhara Group, will be arrested only if police can gather enough evidence against him in a case over the dea...

Lightning leaves madrasa student dead in Kutubdia

Lightning leaves madrasa student dead in Kutubdia

-- 2021-05-01 16:29:01

A 19-year-old madrasa student died on Saturday after being struck by lightning in Kutubdia upazila. The deceased has been identified as Md Sohel Akbar, a resident of Lutfor para in Lemshikhali union...

Quader says public transport may resume before Eid

Quader says public transport may resume before Eid

-- 2021-05-01 15:12:01

The Bangladesh government is considering the resumption of public transport services in the country ahead of Eid, Road, Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said on Saturday. Addressing t...

Global coronavirus cases top 151 million

Global coronavirus cases top 151 million

-- 2021-05-01 14:58:34

With new variants of Covid-19 spreading rapidly, the global coronavirus (Covid-19) caseload on Saturday touched the grim milestone of 151 million. The total corona fatalities also mounted to 3,176,40...

International flights resume with some curbs on travel

International flights resume with some curbs on travel

-- 2021-05-01 14:19:26

The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh has approved the resumption of international passenger flights in and out of Bangladesh from Saturday, with certain strict rules in place. Though flight ser...

Six more Hefazat-e-Islam men arrested

Six more Hefazat-e-Islam men arrested

-- 2021-05-01 14:15:45

Six more people have been arrested in the past 24 hours in connection with last month's mayhem by Hefazat-e-Islam supporters in Brahmanbaria, police said on Saturday. The arrests were made from diffe...