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DB detain two youths with pistol

DB detain two youths with pistol

-- 2017-10-13 12:00:00

Detective Branch (DB) personnel arrested two young men along with a foreign pistol at Shimrail in Siddhirganj upazila of Narayanganj district on Thursday night The arrestees were identified as Jahang...

BNP’s return will cause destruction for nation: Inu

BNP’s return will cause destruction for nation: Inu

BSS 2017-10-13 12:00:00

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu, MP, said that handing over the country to Khaleda Zia would usher in "inevitable destruction" for the nation because she remains a patron of militants. That is w...

9 ‘robbers’ held in Gazipur

9 ‘robbers’ held in Gazipur

-- 2017-10-13 12:00:00

Police arrested nine suspected robbers from Borjona village in Kapasia upazila under Gazipur district on Friday. Quoting local people, police said a group of robbers, numbering 10-12 swooped on the h...

Two siblings die in Habiganj lightning

Two siblings die in Habiganj lightning

-- 2017-10-13 12:00:00

Two siblings were killed by lightning strike at Baghata village in Baniachang upazila on Friday. The deceased were identified as Babul Mia, 27 and Irfan Ali, 15-sons of Akkas Ali of the village, repo...

Dhaka egg fair ends in fiasco

Dhaka egg fair ends in fiasco

FE Online Desk 2017-10-13 12:00:00

Eggs on the cheap drew too many people at the egg fair in capital Dhaka's Khamarbarhi, resulting in the chaos and then its immediate cancellation on Thursday.  The Department of Livestock Servic...

WB expresses concern over Rohingyas’ forced displacement

WB expresses concern over Rohingyas’ forced displacement

-- 2017-10-13 12:00:00

The World Bank Group said it is deeply concerned by the violence, destruction and forced displacement of the Rohingya people of Myanmar. "In the context of the crisis we have reviewed our engagement...

Holding polls on time a challenge: Inu

Holding polls on time a challenge: Inu

-- 2017-10-13 12:00:00

Information Minister Hasanul Haque Inu on Friday said it is a challenge for the government to hold the next general election on time foiling all conspiracies centering the polls. The minister made th...

Couple found dead in Netrokona

Couple found dead in Netrokona

-- 2017-10-13 12:00:00

A couple was found dead at Satpai in the municipality area in Netrokona on Friday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Mihir Kanti Biswas, 70 and Tuli Rani Nanda, 58, reports UNB. Joydeb Chowd...

Bus hits three vehicles in capital, 5 hurt

Bus hits three vehicles in capital, 5 hurt

-- 2017-10-13 12:00:00

Five people were injured as a bus hit three vehicles, including a police vehicle, at Moghbazar Wireless Gate area in Dhaka on Friday. The identities of the victims could not be known yet, reports UNB...

Message on 'Blue Whale' game is hoax: BTRC

Message on 'Blue Whale' game is hoax: BTRC

-- 2017-10-13 12:00:00

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) said the message, now swirling in social media that the 'Blue Whale' game will be planted into mobile phones, is nothing but a hoax. The regu...

N’ganj gunfight kills ‘drug-traders’

N’ganj gunfight kills ‘drug-traders’

-- 2017-10-13 10:54:37

An alleged drug-trader was killed in a reported gunfight between his cohorts and police at Galachipa in Sadar upazila of Narayanganj district on Friday. The deceased was identified as Shaheen alias B...

icddr,b receives humanitarian prize in Los Angeles

icddr,b receives humanitarian prize in Los Angeles

-- 2017-10-13 05:09:35

The International Centre for Diarrhoeal Diseases Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) received the largest  humanitarian award in the world for its innovative approach to solving global health issues i...

President, PM for creating awareness to reduce disaster risks

President, PM for creating awareness to reduce disaster risks

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

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Thursday stressed on creating awareness and ensuring active participation of people of all strata alongside the government and non-government org...

Generous rural power connections far outstrip actual generation

Generous rural power connections far outstrip actual generation

M Azizur Rahman 2017-10-12 12:00:00

Generous power connections through "unplanned" network expansion in the country's rural areas have far outstripped generation, resulting in sporadic outage, sufferers said. Inadequate and inefficient...

Move under way to provide car loans for deputy secretaries

Move under way to provide car loans for deputy secretaries

Syful Islam 2017-10-12 12:00:00

The Ministry of Public Administration (MoPA) has now sought an additional allocation of Tk 4.61 billion for providing interest-free car loan to deputy secretary-level government officials. It is in a...

WB offers help to meet Rohingya needs

WB offers help to meet Rohingya needs

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

Bangladesh will receive support from the World Bank to meet the needs of Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar. Both parties will determine the extent of the support and what portion will com...

Arrest warrants out for Khaleda

Arrest warrants out for Khaleda

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

Courts in Dhaka have ordered BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's arrest in two separate cases as she failed to appear for hearings on Wednesday. The fifth special judge's court issued a warrant after Khale...

Gunfight leaves ‘robber’ dead

Gunfight leaves ‘robber’ dead

-- 2017-10-12 11:59:50

An alleged robber was killed in a reported gunfight between his cohorts and police at Daragaon Tea Estate in Bahubal upazila of Habiganj on early Thursday. The deceased, identified as Madan Mia alias...

RAB arrests woman with  1,015 Yaba pills

RAB arrests woman with 1,015 Yaba pills

-- 2017-10-12 09:57:03

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a woman along with 1,015 pieces of Yaba tablets from Nayapara refugee camp in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar district on Wednesday. Acting on a t...

Relaxed Jamaat hartal underway

Relaxed Jamaat hartal underway

-- 2017-10-12 09:53:08

The countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal enforced by Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami protesting the arrest and remand of its top leaders, including Ameer Maqbul Ahmad, is underway on Thursday in a slacked manne...

Voter registration begins in city Saturday

Voter registration begins in city Saturday

-- 2017-10-12 09:05:12

The Election Commission is set to start the collection of photographs and fingerprints of potential voters, who filled voter registration forms earlier this year, at specific voter registration centre...

Northern region goes dark for grid failure

Northern region goes dark for grid failure

-- 2017-10-12 08:48:55

Country’s northern region plunged into darkness on Thursday evening as the HVDC inter-connection substation at Bheramara broke down, reports UNB. The substation which receives 500 MW of electri...

Chittagong Port Authority to make movie on 'Operation Jackpot'

Chittagong Port Authority to make movie on 'Operation Jackpot'

-- 2017-10-12 07:49:23

Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) is set to make a movie on the 'Operation Jackpot', that was carried out by naval commandos during the country's War of Liberation in 1971, reports BSS. A discussion on...

Justice Wahhab Miah to head SC until chief justice's return

Justice Wahhab Miah to head SC until chief justice's return

-- 2017-10-12 06:35:24

President Md Abdul Hamid has approved an extended leave application by Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha and appointed Justice Md Abdul Wahhab Miah to head the court in his absence, reports bdnews24....

Weather: Light rains likely

Weather: Light rains likely

-- 2017-10-12 02:43:04

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at a few places over the country in the next 24 hours as of 9:00 am tomorrow. Rest of the parts of the...

BNP to join dialogue with EC on Sunday

BNP to join dialogue with EC on Sunday

UNB 2017-10-12 02:24:24

BNP is going to join the dialogue with the Election Commission (EC) on Sunday to place the party's written proposals for holding the next general election in a free and fair manner. BNP senior joint...

Nine get life for Jessore murder

Nine get life for Jessore murder

-- 2017-10-12 02:20:40

A Jessore court on Wednesday convicted nine people and sentenced them to life term imprisonment for killing a Union Parishad member in 2005. Among the convicts, three accused were present in the dock...

Three die in Sirajganj road crashes

Three die in Sirajganj road crashes

-- 2017-10-12 01:43:45

Three people, including an elderly woman, were killed and three others sustained injuries in separate road crashes in Kamarkhan and Kazipur upazilas of Sirajganj district on Thursday. Officer-in-char...

Restore Rohingya citizenship,  rights before repatriation

Restore Rohingya citizenship, rights before repatriation

FE Report 2017-10-11 12:53:59

Apparently disagreeing on the Myanmar proposal for taking back its exiled Rohingya minority people, Dhaka Tuesday observed that their citizenship and other human rights ought to be restored first to r...

Over 40 families earn solvency by making Chinni-pitha

Over 40 families earn solvency by making Chinni-pitha

Our Correspondent 2017-10-11 12:45:41

BOGRA, Oct 10:  More than 40 extreme-poor families have attained financial solvency through making Chinni-pitha, hard but tasty food item, from last decade under Dupchanchia upazila of Bogra dist...