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Oikyafornt leaders sit with editors

-- November 16, 2018 17:00:20

Jatiya Oikyafront leaders, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, are exchanging views with editors of print media at Hotel Lakeshore in the city on Friday. The view-exchanging programme began at 3:30pm. BNP secr...

EC turns into AL party office: Rizvi

-- November 16, 2018 16:33:43

The BNP has accused the Election Commission of providing special privileges to the ruling Awami League. “The Election Commission is providing ruling party members with information and easy acce...

Nipun Roy, six other BNP leaders remanded

-- November 16, 2018 16:32:17

A Dhaka court has granted police five days to question in their custody seven BNP leaders, including Nipun Roy Chowdhury, for their alleged links to Naya Paltan violence. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrat...

DMP files 3,221 cases for traffic offences

FE Online Report November 16, 2018 15:11:17

The Traffic Division of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in its regular drive against traffic rule violations filed a total of 3,221 cases against different modes of vehicles in Dhaka on Wednesday. Th...

Cops recover ten bombs in Faridpur

-- November 16, 2018 14:39:50

Police recovered four petrol bombs and six crude bombs from a car near a house in Faridpur’s Saltha upazila on Thursday night. Delwar Hossain Khan, officer-in-charge of Saltha Police Station, s...

Road crash kills one in Rajshahi

-- November 16, 2018 13:33:03

A man was killed and ten others were injured when a bus overturned at Haripur in Paba upazila of Rajshahi on Friday. The deceased was identified as Shawkat Ali, 30. Damkura Police Station’s of...

Young housewife commits suicide in Manikganj

-- November 16, 2018 11:48:48

A young housewife was found hanging at her house in Manikganj on Thursday. Police recovered the body of Marzina Begum, 26, from Tillirchar village in Saturia upazila at noon. She was the wife of ex...

Speeding truck kills van-puller in Savar

-- November 16, 2018 11:38:17

A van-puller was killed when a truck hit his van on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Genda area of Savar on Friday. Police said Jamal Hossain, the van-puller of 'Nur Mahal Bakery' shop died on the spot when a...

City gas cylinder blast kills one, injures six

-- November 16, 2018 11:37:50

A child was killed while six others sustained burn injuries in a gas cylinder explosion at Dhalpur in Jatrabari area of Dhaka city on Friday. The identities of the victims could not be known immediat...

Narayanganj seven murders: Full text of High Court verdict likely Sunday

-- November 16, 2018 11:26:08

The full text of the High Court verdict in the sensational Narayanganj seven-murder cases is likely to be released on Sunday as the judges concerned signed the judgment copy on Thursday. On August 22...

Man to die for killing mother, wife

-- November 16, 2018 11:12:24

A court in Kishoreganj district has convicted a man and sentenced him to death for killing his mother and wife over a family feud in 2003. The convict was identified as Sabed Ali, son of Muslim Uddin...

‘Rohingyas won’t be sent back forcibly’

-- November 15, 2018 20:42:19

Foreign Minister A H Mahmood Ali on Thursday said the Rohingyas living in Bangladesh will not be repatriated to Myanmar forcibly. “There’s a negative campaign that Bangladesh is forcing t...

Juktofront will join AL-led alliance: Quader

-- November 15, 2018 20:35:05

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Thursday said AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury-led Juktofront will 'undoubtedly' participate in the upcoming national election under their party-led alliance....

30 identified over attack on police: DMP

-- November 15, 2018 20:31:02

Police have identified 30 people who were involved in Wednesday's attack on police in front of BNP's Nayapaltan central office. Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia said this...

Veg farming gets a boost in Sylhet, Joypurhat

Our Correspondent November 15, 2018 20:30:34

SYLHET, Nov 15: Some 26,262 hectares of land in all the four districts of Sylhet division have already been brought under the farming of winter crops and vegetables. Of the said total, varieties of v...

EC rules out deferment of election

FE Online Desk November 15, 2018 19:17:02

The Election Commission (EC) will not defer the upcoming 11th parliamentary polls, slated for December 30. “There is no scope for pushing back the election for some legal and constitutional rea...

BNP accuses PM of violating electoral code

-- November 15, 2018 17:10:11

BNP on Thursday alleged that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has violated the election code of conduct by holding a meeting with her party's 4,500 nomination seekers at her official residence Ganobhaban...

Shahidul Alam secures bail from HC

-- November 15, 2018 17:04:24

Prominent photographer Shahidul Alam has secured bail from the High Court in a case filed under the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act. The HC bench of Justice Sheikh Abdul Awal and J...

Man dies in Jashore road crash

-- November 15, 2018 16:33:08

A man was killed while 20 others injured following a head-on collision between two buses at Karimpur on Jashore-Narail highway on Thursday morning. The dead man was identified as Sushovon Khisha, 65,...

Oikyafront picks ‘paddy sheaf’

-- November 15, 2018 15:51:49

The Jatiya Oikya Front has chosen the ‘paddy sheaf’ as its symbol to contest the 11th parliamentary election slated for December 30. The decision was taken at a meeting, according to Mahm...

Four of a family suffer burns in Savar gas cylinder blast

FE Online Report November 15, 2018 14:50:30

Four members of a family suffered burn injuries in a gas cylinder explosion in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka city on Thursday morning. The victims have been identified as Mazharul Islam, 35, his wi...

EC cancels holidays for all officials engaged in polls

-- November 15, 2018 14:35:44

The Election Commission has cancelled holidays for all officials engaged in the election and those related to the EC offices in Dhaka and elsewhere. The EC sent out an order on Wednesday, said Joint...

BR decides to build Kalurghat Bridge with dual gauge track

Munima Sultana November 15, 2018 14:23:39

Bangladesh Railway (BR) has finally decided to construct a dedicated railway bridge with dual gauge rail track at Kalurghat in Chattogram city. It will replace the century-old rail bridge which has...

In a first, national grid gets solar energy from shrimp enclosure

-- November 15, 2018 14:20:11

Solar energy, generated at a Shrimp Research Institute (SRI) in Bagerhat, has been added to the national grid for the first time in the country's history. Five solar panels with a capacity of 25 kilo...

Husbands to receive dead wives' pension

FE Report November 15, 2018 14:11:46

The husbands of female government employees will receive pension for lifetime if they do not marry after the death of their wives. They will receive the money under the family pension facility. To...

Police arrest 65 ‘involved’ in Naya Paltan clash

FE Online Report November 15, 2018 14:04:12

Police have detained at least 65 people allegedly involved in the Wednesday clash between police and BNP men at latter’s central office at Naya Paltan in Dhaka. Police filed three cases with th...

PM inaugurates newly constructed Toshakhana Museum

-- November 15, 2018 13:47:18

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday has inaugurated the newly built State Toshakhana Museum (state depository) near Bangabandhu Military Museum at Bijoy Sarani in Dhaka city. The five-storey mod...

Police identify man who torched vehicle at Naya Paltan

FE Online Report November 15, 2018 13:28:11

Police have identified the man who set fire to a vehicle of theirs during a clash that erupted between BNP men and law enforcers in front of the party’s Naya Paltan office in Dhaka city on Wedne...

Cops detain man with firearm in Jashore

-- November 15, 2018 11:41:10

Police in a drive arrested a suspected firearms trader along with a pistol at Sonatankathi in Sharsha upazila of Jashore district on Wednesday night. The arrestee Rafiqul Islam is the son of Siddiqur...

Trucker, helper die from electrocution

-- November 15, 2018 11:24:01

Two people including a truck driver died from electrocution at Jhajra area of Gazipur city early Thursday. The deceased have been identified as Rubel Mia, 30, a truck driver and his assistant Jahangi...