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Customs officials seize 6kg gold at Ctg Airport

-- September 16, 2018 20:21:09

Customs officials in a drive seized gold bars weighing 6kg from Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram on Sunday. Rawshan Ara, senior executive of Regent Airways, said a flight of Regent Air...

Two missing brothers found dead

-- September 16, 2018 19:30:07

Two brothers, who were reported ‘missing’ since Saturday evening, were found dead in separate upazilas in Jashore. The victims were identified as Farooq Hossain, 50, and Azizul Islam, 45,...

Illegally imported medicines seized at Shahjalal Airport

-- September 16, 2018 18:35:10

Customs Intelligence officials on Sunday seized a consignment of illegally imported medicines worth Tk 10 million at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Customs Intelligence and Investigation Dir...

Experts for adopting int’l protocol on intellectual property

-- September 16, 2018 18:27:37

Experts at a programme on Sunday stressed increasing awareness about the intellectual property (IP) and asked for government step in adopting the Madrid Protocol for flourishing of country's business...

HC issues order to stop Meghna, Menikhali river grab

-- September 16, 2018 17:51:33

The High Court has issued an order to stop the construction work on the Meghna and Menikhali rivers in Narayanganj. Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif and Justice Ahmed Sohel issued the orders, along with a...

'RMG workers will accept Tk 8,000 minimum wage'

-- September 16, 2018 17:49:06

State Minister for Labour Mujibul Haque believes that most workers of readymade garment factories will accept the announcement of the Tk 8,000 minimum wage. “I believe that, aside from a small...

Tofail terms B Chy, Kamal-led alliance’s demands unacceptable

-- September 16, 2018 17:48:09

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Sunday said the demands put forward by Dr Badruddoza Chowdhury and Dr Kamal Hossain-led 'greater national unity' are not acceptable. The minister came up with the re...

Amir Khasru to face ACC grilling

-- September 16, 2018 17:44:54

BNP leader Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury will have to face Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) questioning over his alleged graft charge as the High Court on Sunday summarily rejected his plea challenging...

PM fretting over Fakhrul’s UN visit: BNP

-- September 16, 2018 17:32:17

BNP senior leader Khandakar Mosharraf Hossain has alleged that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is making various remarks about their party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir's visit to the Uni...

NSI agents seize 13kg gold ornaments at Dhaka airport

-- September 16, 2018 16:50:43

The members of National Security Agency (NSI) arrested a man and seized 13 kilograms of gold ornaments worth around Tk 65 million from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. On a tip-off, on Saturda...

Cops detain man for stabbing wife to death

-- September 16, 2018 16:33:55

Police detained a man for allegedly stabbing his wife to death over a family feud in Purilia village of Natore’s Gurudaspur upazila on Saturday night. The arrestee Rony Sardar of the village st...

No major issues in Khaleda's medical report: BSMMU director

-- September 16, 2018 15:42:14

The medical board formed by the government to check up on the health of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has not found any ‘pressing concerns’, says Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University...

Drug suspect dies in Jashore ‘shootout’

-- September 16, 2018 14:53:01

A suspected drug pedlar was killed in a reported gunfight between two groups of drug traders at Samta village in Sharsha upazila of Jashore early Sunday. The deceased was identified as Azizur, 40, so...

BNP doubtful about Khaleda's proper treatment

-- September 16, 2018 14:17:05

BNP has expressed doubts over the proper treatment of its Chairperson Khaleda Zia under the current medical board formed with 'pro-ruling party doctors'. "We're unhappy with the medical board. We do...

Govt working on strong road network to boost economy: PM

-- September 16, 2018 14:10:16

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the government is building a strong road network across the country to advance the country economically and reduce poverty fast. Sheikh Hasina said this while in...

Man dies in Natore road mishap

-- September 16, 2018 13:55:34

A young man was killed and seven others injured in a head-on collision between two buses at sadar upazila road in Natore on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Birendra Pahan, 30, an indig...

Police detain former Shibir leader in Jashore

-- September 16, 2018 12:11:16

Police arrested the former president of Chowgachha upazila unit Islami Chhatra Shibir, a student wing of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, from Niyamatpur village in Jashore early Sunday on charges of plott...

Sylhet train accident kills two

-- September 16, 2018 11:38:45

Two men have been killed as they attempted to board a moving train at Sylhet Railway Station. The Dhaka-bound inter-city Upoban Express left Sylhet on Saturday at around 10:15 pm right when the incid...

FBCCI takes steps for capacity- building

FE Report September 16, 2018 10:37:41

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) has taken several initiatives for capacity- building and making its activities diversified and organised. In this regard, the ap...

BD important in South, SE Asia: Indonesian envoy

Our Correspondent September 16, 2018 10:36:41

Indonesia's Ambassador in Dhaka Rina P Soemarno has said that Bangladesh is an important state in the South and Southeast Asian region. Bangladesh is a very important state in terms of economic and s...

Bangladesh apprises EC team of proposed changes in labour law

Monira Munni September 16, 2018 10:29:11

The government has apprised the visiting high-powered European Commission delegation of proposed changes in the labour law, people involved with the process said. But rights groups pointed out variou...

Will miss Moazzem Hossain, Golam Sarwar: Editors

FE Report September 16, 2018 10:07:49

The country's newspaper industry will be missing the presence of editors A.H.M. Moazzem Hossain and Golam Sarwar during the ongoing crisis period. Terming the editors of The Financial Express and Ban...

B Chy, Dr Kamal’s ‘greater national unity’ starts journey

-- September 15, 2018 21:39:26

Dr Badruddoza Chowdhury-led Jukta Front and Dr Kamal Hossain-led Jatiya Oikya Prokriya on Saturday formally announced the journey of a 'greater national unity' to ensure 'functional democracy' in the...

Miscreants hack woman dead in Sirajganj

-- September 15, 2018 20:25:25

A physically challenged woman was hacked to death allegedly by some unidentified miscreants at Digholiya of Tarash upazila in Sirajganj on Friday night. The deceased was identified as Roksana Khatun,...

Police arrest 30 BNP, Shibir men in Chattogram

-- September 15, 2018 19:19:22

Police in separate drives arrested 30 activists of BNP and Islami Chhatra Shibir from different places of the port city. The drive was conducted from Friday night till Saturday morning. 14 Shibir ac...

Beaten for theft, youth ‘commits suicide’ in Rajshahi

-- September 15, 2018 19:14:50

A young man allegedly committed suicide by swallowing poison after locals beat him on suspicion of theft at Paschim Budhpara in Rajshahi city early Friday. The deceased was identified as Rashel Hossa...

Families plead for whereabouts five missing youths

-- September 15, 2018 18:49:54

Family members of five missing youths demanded to know the whereabouts of their children, who remained traceless since September 12 after picked up by plainclothesmen from Airport and Jatrabari areas....

Medical team visits Khaleda in jail

-- September 15, 2018 18:30:51

The medical team formed for the treatment of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia visited her in jail on Saturday. The medical team entered the Old Dhaka jail on Nazimuddin Road at 3:40pm on Saturday, accordi...

'Section 57 to be abolished after passing Digital Security Bill'

-- September 15, 2018 17:50:44

The section 57 of the Information Communication and Technology (ICT) will no longer be there with the passing of the Digital Security Bill by parliament. Posts, Telecommunications and Information Tec...

DMP fine traffic rule violators Tk 3.3 million

-- September 15, 2018 17:02:44

Traffic division of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in their simultaneous drives on the city streets fined traffic rule violators Tk 3.3 million against 4872 cases charging different modes of vehi...