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Aamra Networks  makes  debut trading today

Aamra Networks makes debut trading today

FE Online Desk 2017-10-02 12:00:00

Aamra Networks will make its debut trading today (Monday) on Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) and Chittagong Stock Exchange. Aamra Networks, which received regulatory approval for going public from the B...

We have proved, we can: PM

We have proved, we can: PM

-- 2017-10-02 12:00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina beamed with exaltation and cheer at the first installation of a span on the country's biggest infrastructure Padma Bridge project. "Yes, we've proved, we can ... I'm very...

Bangladesh, Myanmar discussing Rohingya crisis

Bangladesh, Myanmar discussing Rohingya crisis

-- 2017-10-02 12:00:00

A Bangladesh government delegation is meeting with representatives of the Myanmar government in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis amid mounting international pressure. The meeting began at the sta...

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar minister in Dhaka

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar minister in Dhaka

-- 2017-10-02 12:00:00

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's emissary has flown in Dhaka amid pressure over the situation in Rakhine State that has pushed over half a million Rohingyas into Bangladesh. A senior official at the...

Anti-British movement leader Jasim Uddin no more

Anti-British movement leader Jasim Uddin no more

Agencies 2017-10-02 12:00:00

Anti-British movement leader Jasim Uddin Mondal passed away at a city hospital on Monday morning due to old age complications. The veteran communist leader breathed his last around 6:00am at Health a...

Teen ‘tortured to death by cops’ in Sherpur

Teen ‘tortured to death by cops’ in Sherpur

-- 2017-10-02 12:00:00

A 17-year-old boy died hours after being released from police custody in Nalitabari upazila early Monday. The victim has been identified as Biswajit Chandra Dey, son of Bidhan Chandra Dey of Uttar Ba...

‘Drug peddler’ held with Phensedyl

‘Drug peddler’ held with Phensedyl

-- 2017-10-02 12:00:00

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested an alleged drug pedlar along with 144 bottles of Phensedyl from Bohorom Tantipara village of Sadar upazila on Sunday night. Being tipped of...

Myanmar proposes repatriation of Rohingya refugees

Myanmar proposes repatriation of Rohingya refugees

-- 2017-10-02 12:00:00

Myanmar has proposed the repatriation of Rohingya refugees accepting Bangladesh's proposal to form a joint working group soon to start the overall process bilaterally. Foreign minister Mahmood Ali di...

Govt allocates solar panels for Rohingyas

Govt allocates solar panels for Rohingyas

-- 2017-10-02 12:00:00

The government allocated 500 solar power driven street lights and 2,000 home system panels for 12 Rohingya camps. Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader came up with the information while...

'CJ goes on one-month leave on health grounds'

'CJ goes on one-month leave on health grounds'

-- 2017-10-02 12:00:00

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha is going on a one-month leave from Monday on health grounds. “The Chief Justice went on the leave from today (Monday) due to his illness and he sent a letter...

Man hacked dead in Chuadanga

Man hacked dead in Chuadanga

-- 2017-10-02 11:11:11

A young man was chopped to death by some miscreants at Khaspara village in Sadar upazila of Chuadanga district on Monday. Tozammel Hossain, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said acting on...

Joint panel to send back Rohingya refugees

Joint panel to send back Rohingya refugees

-- 2017-10-02 10:41:28

Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to form a joint working group to start the repatriation process of all the Rohingyas living in Bangladesh. Officials of the two countries met in Dhaka on Monday to...

Two dead in Rangpur road mishap

Two dead in Rangpur road mishap

-- 2017-10-02 10:37:59

Two people died and at least four were injured after a pickup and a truck collided head-on in Rangpur, police have said. The accident occurred in Mithapukur Upazila’s Jaigirhat Bus Stand area a...

Muggers stab policeman to death

Muggers stab policeman to death

-- 2017-10-02 10:00:32

A policeman was stabbed dead by a group of muggers on Dhaka-Sylhet highway under Syed Nazrul Islam Bridge in Bhairab upazila of Kishoreganj district on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Ar...

Mobile court fines fishermen in Bhola for catching hilsa

Mobile court fines fishermen in Bhola for catching hilsa

-- 2017-10-02 07:09:33

Two mobile courts in Bhola Monday fined 10 fishermen for catching hilsa in Meghna and Tetulia rivers defying the ongoing ban. Two separate mobile teams conducted the drives at different points of the...

WFP seeks $75m for Rohingyas

WFP seeks $75m for Rohingyas

-- 2017-10-02 06:42:11

The World Food Programme or WFP appealed on Sunday for $75 million in emergency aid over the next six months to help alleviate the suffering of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, reports Reuters. "The...

Switzerland to provide new funds for Rohingyas

Switzerland to provide new funds for Rohingyas

-- 2017-10-02 06:36:15

Switzerland will provide 1.8 million Swiss francs in emergency assistance for the Rohingya refugess, fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh. The country is also mobilising additional funds as the number of...

Indian finance minister to arrive Tuesday

Indian finance minister to arrive Tuesday

-- 2017-10-02 06:23:58

Indian Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley will pay a 3-day official visit from Tuesday. He will be visiting Bangladesh at the invitation of Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith...

Bus crashes Habiganj man to death

Bus crashes Habiganj man to death

-- 2017-10-02 02:25:00

A man was crushed under the wheels of a bus on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Bhanudeb village under Nabiganj upazila in Habiganj district of Sylhet on Monday morning. The deceased, identified as Motai Miah...

Homage to Imam Hossain (RA)

Homage to Imam Hossain (RA)

-- 2017-10-01 12:00:00

President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have paid tributes to Hazrat Imam Hossain (RA) and other martyrs of Karbala. Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH)’s grandson Hazrat Imam Hoss...

Create safe zone in Rakhine under UN supervision

Create safe zone in Rakhine under UN supervision

-- 2017-10-01 12:00:00

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has called upon the world community to create a safe zone in Myanmar’s Rakhine state under the supervision of the United Nations. He also urged Myanmar t...

Bus plunge kills 7, injures 15

Bus plunge kills 7, injures 15

FE Online Report 2017-10-01 12:00:00

A bus accident has left at least 7 people dead and 15 others injured, some of them critically, in Chandina Upazila in Comilla district. Police and fireservice men said the accident occurred on the Dh...

Six burnt in Ctg gas cylinder blast

Six burnt in Ctg gas cylinder blast

-- 2017-10-01 12:00:00

A gas cylinder explosion at a multi-storey building in Chittagong has left half a dozen injured. Police, firefighters and locals said at least six people, including two members of a family, suffered...

Half of Rohingya refugees are 'traumatized' children

Half of Rohingya refugees are 'traumatized' children

Fox News 2017-10-01 12:00:00

For a 7-year old, Mohammad Sohail is unusually quiet. He’s startled by the smallest sounds and rarely smiles. He clutches the hand of 18-year-old Jahangir Khan as the two make their way through...

Canada updates travel advisory for BD

Canada updates travel advisory for BD

-- 2017-10-01 12:00:00

The Canadian authorities have updated the travel advisory for its citizens on travelling to Bangladesh, asking pregnant women to not do so. " Pregnant women and those considering becoming pregnant sh...

Thailand closely watching Myanmar crisis, ready to provide aid

Thailand closely watching Myanmar crisis, ready to provide aid

-- 2017-10-01 11:14:34

  BANGKOK: Thailand's foreign ministry, in a rare statement on an ongoing crisis in neighbouring Myanmar's Rakhine state, said late on Saturday that it was "closely following the situation" and...

Holy Ashura observed

Holy Ashura observed

FE Online Report 2017-10-01 11:00:53

Holy Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), was observed across the country on Sunday with due religious fervour and solemnity. On this day in Hijri 61, Hazrat Imam, the gra...

India won’t mediate between Myanmar and Bangladesh

India won’t mediate between Myanmar and Bangladesh

-- 2017-10-01 10:16:56

New Delhi (India), Sept 30 : India has said that it has no plans to mediate between Myanmar and Bangladesh to solve the Rohingya refugee crisis, said a report by ANI.   "India's Ministry of E...

Holy Ashura being observed

Holy Ashura being observed

FE Online Report 2017-10-01 10:06:56

Holy Ashura (10th Muharram), commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hossain Ibn Ali (RA), is being observed across the country with due religious solemnity. Today (Sunday) is 10th day of the mont...

Copter crash-lands in Pabna, all four on board safe

Copter crash-lands in Pabna, all four on board safe

-- 2017-10-01 09:36:50

A helicopter has crash-landed in Pabna's Chatmohar with four people on board, and all of them are safe, police say, according to bdnews24.com. One of the three passengers received 'minor injuries' wh...