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ATN News official among two killed in Meherpur road crash

ATN News official among two killed in Meherpur road crash

-- 2020-08-02 16:30:22

Two people including an official of ATN News were killed as a truck hit them at Bamundi Nishipur in Gangni upazila of Meherpur on Sunday. The deceased were identified as Mokbul Hossain, assistant man...

Dhaka city authorities remove Eid cattle waste

Dhaka city authorities remove Eid cattle waste

-- 2020-08-02 16:11:11

The two city corporations in Dhaka have claimed to have removed waste materials from the cattle slaughtered on Eid-ul-Azha. The workers of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) fully cleared the waste...

10 dengue patients undergoing treatment at Dhaka hospitals

10 dengue patients undergoing treatment at Dhaka hospitals

-- 2020-08-02 15:59:59

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on Sunday regiestered five new dengue cases in the country over the last 24 hours. Currently, 10 patients are undergoing treatment at different hospi...

BD registers 886 new cases and 22 deaths in 24 hrs as tests decline

BD registers 886 new cases and 22 deaths in 24 hrs as tests decline

FE Online Desk 2020-08-02 15:02:20

The number of confirmed coronavirus patients in Bangladesh surged to 240,746 on Sunday as the country registered 886 fresh cases testing only 3,684 samples in the last 24 hours. Meanwhile, 22 more pe...

Sylhet sees 76 Covid cases on Eid Day

Sylhet sees 76 Covid cases on Eid Day

-- 2020-08-02 14:30:59

A total of 76 people were diagnosed with Covid-19 in Sylhet division on Saturday.  With the latest development, the number of infected people in the division reached 7,992. Dr Himangshu Lal Roy...

Two die in Cumilla road accident

Two die in Cumilla road accident

-- 2020-08-02 12:19:43

At least two people were killed and five people injured when a bus overturned in Cumilla’s Chandina upazila Sunday morning.  The deceased have yet to be identified.  Saleh Ahmed, in-...

Government opens probe into police killing of ex-army officer in Cox’s Bazar

Government opens probe into police killing of ex-army officer in Cox’s Bazar

-- 2020-08-02 11:06:52

The government has launched an investigation into the killing of a retired army officer in police firing at a check-post in Cox’s Bazar. An additional superintendent of police in the district,...

Kuwait bans passengers from BD over virus risks

Kuwait bans passengers from BD over virus risks

-- 2020-08-02 10:53:09

Kuwait has banned foreign air passengers from Bangladesh and 30 other countries until further notice flagging them as “high risk” due to the spread of the coronavirus, bdnews24.com reporte...

Shimulia-Kathalbari ferries to carry freight vehicles on trial basis

Shimulia-Kathalbari ferries to carry freight vehicles on trial basis

-- 2020-08-02 09:37:14

State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury has said goods-laden vehicles will be carried onferries in Shimulia-Kathalbari route on river Padma on an experimental basis. He stated this while...

Random cattle slaughter, health rules defiance mark Eid in Dhaka

Random cattle slaughter, health rules defiance mark Eid in Dhaka

-- 2020-08-01 21:54:25

Muslims in Dhaka have slaughtered cattle in their garages or the streets in front of their homes during Eid-ul-Azha this year like in the past, with few using the designated places for animal sacrific...

River erosion engulfs construction materials of Padma Bridge at Munshiganj point

River erosion engulfs construction materials of Padma Bridge at Munshiganj point

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-08-01 21:09:18

Abrupt river erosion has devoured parts of construction yard of Padma Bridge project at Munshiganj point on Friday night taking some shades and more than 192 imported valuable railway girders into the...

President urges affluent people to stand by helpless people

President urges affluent people to stand by helpless people

-- 2020-08-01 20:30:48

President M Abdul Hamid has urged the affluent section of the society to stand by the helpless people as their level best in this tough time triggered by flood in different districts of the country an...

DNCC uses mobile app to dispose waste of sacrificial animals

DNCC uses mobile app to dispose waste of sacrificial animals

-- 2020-08-01 20:05:43

The Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has introduced a mobile app to expedite the process of cleaning up the city following the blood and gore spilled during the ritual of sacrifice, and urged city...

Hasan Mahmud urges BNP to shun politics of tussle

Hasan Mahmud urges BNP to shun politics of tussle

-- 2020-08-01 19:42:31

Urging BNP to shun the politics of brawl, Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Saturday said the government wants to develop the country with cooperation of all in unison as he offered Eid prayers...

Take steps to help flood victims: Fakhrul

Take steps to help flood victims: Fakhrul

-- 2020-08-01 19:40:08

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday called upon the government to take immediate steps to tackle the floods shunning its "attitude of negligence" towards the miseries of vict...

Mamata greets PM on Eid-ul-Azha

Mamata greets PM on Eid-ul-Azha

-- 2020-08-01 18:59:41

Chief Minister of India’s West Bengal Mamata Banerjee on Saturday extended her heartfelt greetings to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the people of Bangladesh on the auspicious occasion of the...

Covid-19: Despite rising positivity rate, testing almost halved in a month

Covid-19: Despite rising positivity rate, testing almost halved in a month

-- 2020-08-01 18:46:56

The health authorities reported 21 new deaths from coronavirus and 2,199 new cases on Saturday as the country celebrates Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest festival of Muslims. Bangladesh's death tally...

FE ex-editor’s second death anniversary today

FE ex-editor’s second death anniversary today

-- 2020-08-01 17:16:46

The second death anniversary of iconic business journalist and founder editor of The Financial Express (FE) A.H.M. Moazzem Hossain is being observed today. He passed away at the age of 73 on August...

How COVID-19 spreads on remote Hatia island

How COVID-19 spreads on remote Hatia island

-- 2020-08-01 16:58:08

When the authorities confirmed the first novel coronavirus cases on a remote island under Hatia Upazila in Noakhali over three months ago, its residents bound themselves to their homes, closing shops...

Kurigram MP Matin tests positive for Covid-19

Kurigram MP Matin tests positive for Covid-19

-- 2020-08-01 16:56:54

Parliament Member of Kurigram-3 constituency MA Matin tested positive for coronavirus on Friday. Ulipur Upazila Health and Family Planning Officer of the district Dr Subhash Chandra Sarkar confirmed...

Cricketers greet fans on Eid

Cricketers greet fans on Eid

UNB 2020-08-01 16:15:45

Cricket stars of the country shared Eid greetings with their fans. Since this Eid came during the coronavirus pandemic and monsoon flood, most of the cricketers are stuck at home. Mushfiqur Rahim, th...

Pandemic job losses and flooding spark fears of hard times in Bangladesh

Pandemic job losses and flooding spark fears of hard times in Bangladesh

THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION 2020-08-01 15:28:13

After losing his job at a garment factory in Dhaka in April as the coronavirus pandemic hit, Mohammad Sumon returned to his village in Jamalpur, about 160 kms away, hoping to support his family workin...

Mashrafe celebrating Eid-ul-Azha in Narail

Mashrafe celebrating Eid-ul-Azha in Narail

-- 2020-08-01 15:28:04

Former captain of Bangladesh national cricket team and Narail-2 MP Mashrafe Bin Mortaza celebrated the Eid-ul-Azha with the people of his locality. He offered Eid prayer at the Central Mosque of Nara...

Adv Al-Haj Kamal Khan’s 8th death anniv today

Adv Al-Haj Kamal Khan’s 8th death anniv today

FE ONLINE DESK 2020-08-01 14:55:08

Today (Saturday) is the 8th death anniversary of Advocate Al-Haj Kamaluddin Ahmed Khan, known as Kamal Khan, a former member of the Bangladesh Supreme Court Bar Association and father of Anis A. Khan,...

BD corona cases near 240,000, deaths reach 3,132

BD corona cases near 240,000, deaths reach 3,132

FE ONLINE DESK 2020-08-01 14:43:12

Bangladesh's coronavirus cases have neared 240,000 and deaths reached 3,132, as the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) reported 2,199 cases and 21 deaths on Saturday. The new cases bring t...

No Eid joy for Kurigram flood victims

No Eid joy for Kurigram flood victims

-- 2020-08-01 14:15:40

When the country is celebrating Eid-ul Azha in a festive manner, flood victims in Kurigram are suffering greatly as rivers started to swell on Saturday. Brahmaputra and Dharala rivers were flowing 25...

Taposh hopes to remove wastes of sacrificial animals within 24 hrs

Taposh hopes to remove wastes of sacrificial animals within 24 hrs

-- 2020-08-01 13:40:37

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Barrister Fazle Noor Taposh on Saturday hoped to remove wastes of sacrificial animals in DSCC area within 24 hours. The Mayor came up with the expectation af...

Month of mourning begins

Month of mourning begins

-- 2020-08-01 13:21:17

The month of mourning began today (Saturday) for the nation to recall once again the most brutal assassination in its history and renew the pledge to safeguard perpetually the country’s independ...

PM greets freedom fighters on Eid-ul-Azha

PM greets freedom fighters on Eid-ul-Azha

-- 2020-08-01 12:29:55

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday greeted freedom fighters (FFs) on the occasion of the Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of the Muslims, UNB reports. Like other occasions, th...

President offers Eid-ul-Azha prayers at Bangabhaban

President offers Eid-ul-Azha prayers at Bangabhaban

-- 2020-08-01 11:39:27

President Abdul Hamid on Saturday offered the Eid-ul-Azha prayers at Bangabhaban Durbar Hall along with his family members and some senior officials. This time prayers at the National Eidgah Maidan w...