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Diploma engineers hold protests, place four-point demand

Diploma engineers hold protests, place four-point demand

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-08-01 14:27:05

The country's diploma engineers have placed a four-point demand to resolve their professional issues. Their demands include the continuation of their existing four-year course instead of the newly pr...

The month of mourning begins today

The month of mourning begins today

-- 2022-08-01 12:15:33

The month of mourning begins today commemorating the brutal assassination of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and most of his family members on August 15, 1975, BSS reports. The...

Moazzem Hossain's 4th death anniversary today

Moazzem Hossain's 4th death anniversary today

FE REPORT 2022-08-01 08:35:40

Today (Monday) is the 4th death anniversary of iconic economic journalist and founder editor of The Financial Express (FE) A.H.M. Moazzem Hossain. On August 01, 2018, he passed away at the age of 73....

Online app introduced for foreign tourists in Bandarban 

Online app introduced for foreign tourists in Bandarban 

-- 2022-07-31 21:02:01

Local administration introduced an online app aiming to ease the travel permit process for foreign tourists in Bandarban district.  From now, the tour guide has no need to submit an application...

AL proposes using EVM in all constituencies

AL proposes using EVM in all constituencies

-- 2022-07-31 20:59:36

Bangladesh Awami League on Sunday proposed that the Election Commission use electronic voting machines (EVM) in all the 300 constituencies in the next general election. An AL delegation, led by its g...

Bangladesh names new envoys to Denmark, Switzerland 

Bangladesh names new envoys to Denmark, Switzerland 

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-07-31 20:33:35

The government has appointed AKM Shahidul Karim, currently serving as Bangladesh ambassador to Bhutan, as the new Ambassador of Bangladesh to Denmark.  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs made the a...

Rampal power plant likely to be inaugurated during PM’s Delhi visit

Rampal power plant likely to be inaugurated during PM’s Delhi visit

-- 2022-07-31 20:30:00

The much talked about Rampal coal-fired power plant, constructed by India’s Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), may be inaugurated during Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to Delhi....

Man dies in clashes between police, BNP supporters in Bhola

Man dies in clashes between police, BNP supporters in Bhola

-- 2022-07-31 18:45:20

A man has died during clashes between the police and BNP supporters in Bhola, reports bdnews24.com. At least 25 others were injured after a protest rally at the district town's Mahajanpatti turned vi...

Cry for fuel, electricity is global reality

Cry for fuel, electricity is global reality

-- 2022-07-31 18:23:13

Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmud on Sunday said power and fuel shortage has hit even the developed countries, not only Bangladesh. The minister made the remark replying to a journal...

CEC calls for changes in electoral system

CEC calls for changes in electoral system

-- 2022-07-31 18:01:52

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal on Sunday called for changes in the electoral system to make the balloting acceptable to all. The CEC said this during a dialogue with Jatiya Party...

Police not taking case of FF’s wife

Police not taking case of FF’s wife

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-31 17:36:49

Wife of late freedom fighter Saju Mia of Barhatta upazila in Netrakona has seriously been injured when attacked by her neighbour Shamol Sen and his family members. The victim Anuara Akter has serious...

High Court gets 11 new additional judges

High Court gets 11 new additional judges

FE ONLINE REPORT  2022-07-31 17:33:46

A total of eleven Additional Judges were appointed in the High Court Division of the Supreme Court on Sunday raising the number to 95.  President Md Abdul Hamid gave the appointments for two yea...

Bangladesh logs 365 Covid cases, three deaths 

Bangladesh logs 365 Covid cases, three deaths 

-- 2022-07-31 17:25:00

Bangladesh has recorded 349 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,005,257.  The death toll from the disease climbed by three in 24 hours to 29,291, according to...

HC stays 0.2m fine of Shohoz.com for train ticket mismanagement

HC stays 0.2m fine of Shohoz.com for train ticket mismanagement

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-31 15:13:39

The High Court on Sunday stayed the decision of the Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection (DNCRP) to fine Shohoz.com Tk 0.2 million based on the complaint of  a Dhaka University (DU)...

Gas supply to remain suspended in B'baria for three days

Gas supply to remain suspended in B'baria for three days

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-07-31 14:18:39

Gas supply will remain suspended in Sadar and Sarail upazilas of Brahmanbaria for three days till 6am on Wednesday. Bakhrabad Gas Distribution Company Limited authorities have decided to suspend gas...

Trafficking rings take to cyberspace

Trafficking rings take to cyberspace

FE REPORT 2022-07-31 08:44:34

Speakers at a consultation call for advancing a robust, rights-based approach aimed at preventing the exploitation of individuals by trafficking networks and shrinking the space in which they operate....

Barapukuria coal mining halts as 90 contract Covid

Barapukuria coal mining halts as 90 contract Covid

-- 2022-07-31 08:19:17

As many as 90 workers of Barapukuria Coal Mine have tested positive for Covid-19, prompting the management of the state-owned company to halt production from Friday afternoon. Of these 90 workers...

BNP's call for movement nothing but a delirious talk: Obaidul Quader

BNP's call for movement nothing but a delirious talk: Obaidul Quader

-- 2022-07-30 23:17:03

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Saturday said BNP's call for movement to oust the government is nothing but a delirious talk. "BNP could not w...

Corruption, plundering behind load shedding, alleges Mirza Fakhrul

Corruption, plundering behind load shedding, alleges Mirza Fakhrul

-- 2022-07-30 23:12:22

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday alleged that the county’s people are going through suffering caused by frequent power outages due to ‘mega’ corruption a...

President visits Bangabandhu Military Museum

President visits Bangabandhu Military Museum

-- 2022-07-30 22:53:34

President Abdul Hamid on Saturday visited the Bangabandhu Military Museum in the capital. The president was received by Principal Staff Officer (PSO) Lieutenant General Waker-Uz-Zaman and senior offi...

Land ministry starts attaching barcodes with mutation ledgers, other dockets

Land ministry starts attaching barcodes with mutation ledgers, other dockets

-- 2022-07-30 22:34:44

The Bangladesh government has started attaching barcodes with mutation ledgers and other land-related dockets that effectively made the necessity of having a signature from an assistant land commissio...

Villagers mourn victims of deadly Mirsharai train-microbus collision

Villagers mourn victims of deadly Mirsharai train-microbus collision

-- 2022-07-30 22:16:22

Two tragedies played out 11 years apart, but they bear some painful resemblance. In July 2011, 43 students of Abu Torab Government Primary School in Chattogram’s Mirsharai died in one of the wor...

Transparency in humanitarian assistance provided by global NGOs demanded

Transparency in humanitarian assistance provided by global NGOs demanded

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-30 20:43:25

BDCSO, a platform of Bangladeshi civil society organisations, Saturday demanded transparency in humanitarian assistance provided by the UN and Global NGOs (INGOs) among the flood-affected people in th...

350 sued over Thakurgaon UP polls violence that left infant dead

350 sued over Thakurgaon UP polls violence that left infant dead

-- 2022-07-30 20:36:30

A case was filed against 350 people on Saturday over violence after announcement of election results of Bachor Union Parishad in Ranisankail Upazila of Thakurgaon when a nine-month old was shot dead a...

90pc of Earth's topsoil to be at risk by 2050: FAO

90pc of Earth's topsoil to be at risk by 2050: FAO

-- 2022-07-30 18:43:09

A full 90 per cent of the Earth's topsoil is likely to be at risk by 2050, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN. The UN agency Wednesday said the equivalent of one socce...

Paediatric Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Dhaka

Paediatric Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Dhaka

-- 2022-07-30 17:25:41

Bangladesh has received a shipment of over 1.5 million Pfizer paediatric vaccines for the Covid-19 virus. Dr Md Shamsul Haque, a director of the Directorate General of Health Services, said the campa...

US assistant secretary Sison to visit Bangladesh soon

US assistant secretary Sison to visit Bangladesh soon

-- 2022-07-30 17:18:22

US Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Michele J Sison will travel to India, Bangladesh, and Kuwait on August 2-10. Sison will have consultations on a range of US mult...

349 Covid-19 cases, three deaths in 24 hours

349 Covid-19 cases, three deaths in 24 hours

-- 2022-07-30 17:02:36

Bangladesh has recorded 349 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,004,892. The death toll from the disease climbed by three in 24 hours to 29,288, according to the l...

1,361 level crossings across country  unathourised

1,361 level crossings across country unathourised

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-07-30 16:45:21

A total of 219 people were killed in 116 accidents at level crossings across the country in more than two and a half years. The death tolls from the rail accidents in the country occurred from 2020 t...

Coal mining suspended at Barapukuria as 40 workers test COVID positive

Coal mining suspended at Barapukuria as 40 workers test COVID positive

-- 2022-07-30 15:56:55

Authorities have suspended mining operations at the Barapukuria Mine in Dinajpur after 40 workers tested positive for COVID-19. The halt was called from Saturday morning, said the mine’s Managi...