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HC directs to ensure authenticity of allegations against Grameen Telecom transactions

HC directs to ensure authenticity of allegations against Grameen Telecom transactions

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-08-04 18:02:02

The High Court (HC) on Thursday observed that it finds proper to direct the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to do needful for finding out the authenticity of the allegations as to diversions of the f...

Bangladesh records 278 Covid cases, two deaths in 24 hours 

Bangladesh records 278 Covid cases, two deaths in 24 hours 

-- 2022-08-04 18:00:32

Bangladesh has recorded 278 cases of COVID-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,006,646.  The death toll from the disease climbed by two in 24 hours to 29,300, according to t...

ICT, Digital Technology to get priority in new-look education system

ICT, Digital Technology to get priority in new-look education system

-- 2022-08-04 17:49:02

According to an official document obtained by UNB, the government is prioritising ICT, digital technology and research as it seeks to modernise the country's education system and get optimum output....

Intern doctors of Osmani Medical call off strike 

Intern doctors of Osmani Medical call off strike 

-- 2022-08-04 17:30:34

Doctors in training at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital have called off a strike after three days and returned to work after assurances from hospital authorities.  Interns at the hospi...

Don't cry, wake up: Fakhrul to BNP activists

Don't cry, wake up: Fakhrul to BNP activists

-- 2022-08-04 17:03:45

Taking a vow to take revenge for the murder of Noor-e- Alam and Abdur Rahim who were killed in police firing in Bhola, BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday urged the party ran...

Tangail bus horror: One robber held

Tangail bus horror: One robber held

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-08-04 15:31:49

Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested one of the seven armed robbers who allegedly hijacked a Chattogram-bound bus in Tangail, looted commuters and raped a young woman. The spine-chilling crime...

DU teacher Samia Rahman’s demotion illegal: HC

DU teacher Samia Rahman’s demotion illegal: HC

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-08-04 15:09:46

The High Court on Thursday declared illegal the decision taken in the Dhaka University syndicate giving demotion to Samia Rahman, a teacher of the Mass Communication and Journalism Department, on al...

Man held with gold at Chattogram airport

Man held with gold at Chattogram airport

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-08-04 11:07:02

A Bangladeshi national was detained with 1.0 kg of gold at Shah Amanat International Airport, Customs officials said on Thursday. The detainee has been identified as Mizanur Rahman, a resident of Loh...

Production problems at Barapukuria power plant may start easing in two weeks

Production problems at Barapukuria power plant may start easing in two weeks

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-08-04 10:42:30

Production problems, fuelled by a coal shortage, may start to ease in Dinajpur’s Barapukuria Thermal Power Plant in two weeks, an official has said. The plant has been running on its stocks of...

Record Tk 780m toll collected from Padma Bridge in July 

Record Tk 780m toll collected from Padma Bridge in July 

-- 2022-08-03 22:07:42

The Padma Bridge has raked in more than Tk 780 million in July surpassing the tolls earned by Bangabandhu Bridge, the second largest bridge in the country, in the same period.  The Bangladesh Br...

S Korea likely to recruit record number of Bangladeshi workers this year

S Korea likely to recruit record number of Bangladeshi workers this year

-- 2022-08-03 19:58:37

The number of Bangladeshi workers in South Korea, recruited under the Employment Permit System (EPS), is likely to be over 3,600 this year, according to the Dhaka EPS Center.  A total of 2,594 B...

Police take special measures to prevent escape of accused AB Bank officials

Police take special measures to prevent escape of accused AB Bank officials

-- 2022-08-03 18:57:07

The police department has taken special measures so that absconding accused of the case filed over misappropriation of Tk 1.76 billion from the AB Bank cannot flee the country, said a report of the la...

Bangladeshi expat killed in UAE road accident 

Bangladeshi expat killed in UAE road accident 

-- 2022-08-03 18:42:57

A Bangladeshi expatriate was killed after being hit by a private car in Ajman city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday night.  The deceased was identified as Md Kamal Uddin, 38, of Mirs...

Bangladesh logs 375 new Covid cases, three deaths in 24 hours 

Bangladesh logs 375 new Covid cases, three deaths in 24 hours 

-- 2022-08-03 17:53:25

Bangladesh has recorded 375 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,006,368.  The death toll from the disease climbed by three in 24 hours to 29,298, according to...

TCB to import 33m litres of soybean oil  

TCB to import 33m litres of soybean oil  

-- 2022-08-03 17:37:48

Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB), the state marketing agency, will import 33 million (3.30 crore) litres of soybean oil from two companies, one from United Arab Emirates and another from Canada...

Maritime ports asked to hoist local cautionary signal 3 

Maritime ports asked to hoist local cautionary signal 3 

-- 2022-08-03 17:27:05

The Bangladesh Meteorological Department has advised maritime ports to be on alert as a deep convection has formed over the Bay of Bengal.  Squally winds generated by the convective clouds over...

Bus driver killed in mob beating

Bus driver killed in mob beating

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-08-03 13:08:45

A bus driver died after being attacked by pedestrians amid an altercation with a passenger over fare in Dhaka’s Ashulia. The incident took place in ​​Narsinghpur’s Itkhola on Tuesday even...

Sherpur farmer killed in wild elephant attack

Sherpur farmer killed in wild elephant attack

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-08-03 11:12:31

A 65-year-old farmer was trampled to death by a wild elephant in Nalitabari upazila of Sherpur district on Tuesday, police said on Wednesday. The tragedy occurred on Tuesday afternoon in the Patrachh...

Floods may strike at end of August, heatwave likely to persist

Floods may strike at end of August, heatwave likely to persist

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-08-03 10:41:33

The Bangladesh Meteorological Department has warned of short-term to medium-term floods in the last half of August, fuelled by heavy rains. On Tuesday, the met office forecast low pressure in the Bay...

President urges judges to perform duties with more honesty

President urges judges to perform duties with more honesty

-- 2022-08-02 21:22:10

President M Abdul Hamid has urged the judges to perform their duties with more honesty, devotion and sincerity to ensure litigants' justice in a speedy manner. The head of the state came up with the...

Obaidul Quader says BNP spreading falsehood over electricity to hide its failure

Obaidul Quader says BNP spreading falsehood over electricity to hide its failure

-- 2022-08-02 21:08:37

Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader on Tuesday BNP continues its propaganda and falsehood over power and energy to hide its own failure. “The BNP’s continuous propaganda an...

BNP forms committee to probe its clash with police in Bhola

BNP forms committee to probe its clash with police in Bhola

-- 2022-08-02 21:03:11

BNP on Tuesday formed a 10-member committee to conduct a probe on a violent clash between its activists and police in Bhola that left local Swechchasebak Dal leader Abdur Rahim killed. The committee,...

Intern doctors of Sylhet MAG Osmani Hospital resume strike

Intern doctors of Sylhet MAG Osmani Hospital resume strike

-- 2022-08-02 20:10:14

Medical services at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital have been disrupted since Tuesday afternoon as interns of the hospital resumed strike protesting the attack on two interns by the rel...

Development spree to continue overcoming setbacks, says PM

Development spree to continue overcoming setbacks, says PM

-- 2022-08-02 19:58:59

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said that the country’s development spree might continue as Bangladesh has reached this position overcoming many setbacks.“We’ve reached this...

Industrialist sent to jail over embezzling Tk 180m

Industrialist sent to jail over embezzling Tk 180m

-- 2022-08-02 19:44:11

A Khulna court has sent an industrialist to jail in a case filed over embezzling Tk 180 million from the corporate branch of Sonali Bank in Khulna.  The accused is Md Salauddin, managing directo...

APBn member shot at Rohingya camp 

APBn member shot at Rohingya camp 

-- 2022-08-02 19:24:03

A member of Armed Police Battalion (APBn) sustained bullet wound in a gunfight between groups of Rohingya people at a Rohingya camp in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar on Tuesday.  The injure...

Bangladesh reports 387 new Covid cases, three deaths

Bangladesh reports 387 new Covid cases, three deaths

-- 2022-08-02 18:22:34

Bangladesh has recorded 387 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 2,005,993. The death toll from the disease climbed by three in 24 hours to 29,295, according to the l...

SC lawyer of Grameen Telecom case: SC lawyer asked to clarify huge amount of fees

SC lawyer of Grameen Telecom case: SC lawyer asked to clarify huge amount of fees

FE ONLINE REPORT    2022-08-02 18:20:09

The High Court has asked a Supreme Court lawyer who took Tk 260 million as fees from his clients to submit details of it.   The High Court bench of Justice Muhammad Khurshid Alam Sarkar passed...

Bangladesh lowers LPG price by 2.92 per kg 

Bangladesh lowers LPG price by 2.92 per kg 

-- 2022-08-02 17:51:39

The price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) has decreased by Tk 2.92 per kg.  From now, 12 kg container will be sold at Tk 1219 instead of Tk 1254, down by Tk 35 from 6:00 pm on Tuesday.  T...

Govt probing allegation against diplomat Kazi Anarkoly, says Shahriar 

Govt probing allegation against diplomat Kazi Anarkoly, says Shahriar 

-- 2022-08-02 17:32:06

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam has said the government will thoroughly investigate the illegal drug-related allegation against Kazi Anarkoly, Deputy Chief of Mission of Bangladesh...