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Clash kills fisherman in Laxmipur

Clash kills fisherman in Laxmipur

-- 2017-11-22 01:08:18

A fisherman was beaten to death during a clash over stealing a fishing net at Tanki Bazar in Ramgati upazila on Tuesday afternoon. The deceased was Saheb Ali, a resident of Bayarchar. “Baharud...

Rangpur farmers attaining financial solvency through  ginger cultivation

Rangpur farmers attaining financial solvency through ginger cultivation

Our Correspondent 2017-11-22 01:06:33

RANGPUR, Nov 21: The farmers of different areas under Rangpur division are attaining financial solvency by cultivating ginger on their lands in recent years. Due to good profit its farming is on the...

Bogra peasants cashing in on jute leaves as vegetables

Bogra peasants cashing in on jute leaves as vegetables

Our Correspondent 2017-11-22 01:05:32

BOGRA, Nov 21: A good number of peasants across the district have been growing jute leaves as a vegetable on commercial basis. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) office source...

Mobile-based financial transactions mark fall

Mobile-based financial transactions mark fall

Mehdi Musharraf Bhuiyan 2017-11-21 12:31:58

Fast-growing mobile-based financial transactions took a knock, dropping around 5.04 per cent, quarter on quarter, during the third quartile of this year. Sources concerned, however, attributed the do...

Particle level in city motor vehicle areas much higher, says study

Particle level in city motor vehicle areas much higher, says study

Kamrun Nahar 2017-11-21 12:31:47

Level of particles below a certain size (PM 2.5µg/m3) in mixed and motorised areas was, on average, 182 and 272 per cent higher respectively than that of non-motorised areas, a study showed....

Ultra-poor family members attain self-reliance by cultivating  malta in C'nawabganj

Ultra-poor family members attain self-reliance by cultivating malta in C'nawabganj

Roving Correspondent 2017-11-21 12:21:43

CHAPAINAWABGANJ, Nov 20: Hundreds of people from ultra-poor families in the district have attained self-reliance by cultivating malta. The farming of the citrus fruit is gaining popularity in the v...

Success story of Phul Rani, a farmer of Magura

Success story of Phul Rani, a farmer of Magura

Our Correspondent 2017-11-21 12:20:44

MAGURA, Nov 20: The story is about a successful female farmer 'Phul Rani' of Katakhali village under Magura Sadar. After taking training on vegetable farming from a local NGO, Phul Rani started far...

BCL factional clash wounds 20 in Ctg

BCL factional clash wounds 20 in Ctg

-- 2017-11-21 12:05:17

At least 20 people were wounded on Monday night during a clash between two groups of local Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), ruling party-backed student wing, near Chittagong Medical College and Hospi...

Hotel boy punches 'co-worker' to death

Hotel boy punches 'co-worker' to death

-- 2017-11-21 12:00:00

A hotel boy was punched to death by his co-worker at a hotel in Alexandar Bazaar of Ramgati upazila of Laxmipur district on Monday night. The deceased was identified as Riaz (16), son of Safu Majhi,...

Police arrest 77 in special anti-drug raid

Police arrest 77 in special anti-drug raid

-- 2017-11-21 12:00:00

The members of the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) have arrested 77 persons on charges of keeping a huge quantity of drugs. The law enforcers conducted a citywide anti-drug drive in the last 24 hours...

6 Gaibandha ‘Razakars’ judgment Wednesday

6 Gaibandha ‘Razakars’ judgment Wednesday

-- 2017-11-21 12:00:00

  The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) will pronounce its verdict of six alleged war criminals for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971 in Gaibandha. Prosecuto...

President, PM pay tribute on Armed Forces Day

President, PM pay tribute on Armed Forces Day

-- 2017-11-21 12:00:00

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tueday paid their tribute to members of the Armed Forces, who made their supreme sacrifices in the War of Liberation, by placing floral wreath...

21m people living with HIV on treatment: UNAIDS

21m people living with HIV on treatment: UNAIDS

Xinhua 2017-11-21 12:00:00

Remarkable progress has been made on HIV treatment over the past 15 years, with about 57 percent of all the people worldwide living with HIV currently on treatment, according to UNAIDS' latest data on...

EU seeks steps for return of Rohingyas

EU seeks steps for return of Rohingyas

-- 2017-11-21 12:00:00

, The European Union has called for steps to ensure voluntary, safe and dignified return of Rohingyas to their places of origin in Rakhine State. The High Representative of the EU in a declaration on...

Baby girl goes missing from DMCH

Baby girl goes missing from DMCH

-- 2017-11-21 12:00:00

A three-month-old baby girl went missing from a ward under medicine department of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) early Tuesday. “Some unidentified miscreants stole the baby girl, Zim, fr...

Thousands of Rohingya children need support:World Vision

Thousands of Rohingya children need support:World Vision

-- 2017-11-21 12:00:00

Humanitarian organisation World Vision on Monday stressed the need for more assistance of food, shelters and healthcare for thousands of Rohingya children who are taking refuge in Bangladesh fleeing v...

Nizam masterminded Khaleda’s convoy attack: AL leader

Nizam masterminded Khaleda’s convoy attack: AL leader

-- 2017-11-21 12:00:00

A leader of Feni district Awami League has blamed lawmaker Nizam Uddin Hazari for recent attack on BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's convoy last month. Azharul Haque Arzu, a leaders of Feni district AL,...

Meherpur road accident leaves one dead

Meherpur road accident leaves one dead

-- 2017-11-21 12:00:00

A man was killed as a truck hit his locally made vehicle in Jadovpur road area in Meherpur district town on Tuesday noon. The deceased was identified as Akbar Ali (46), hailing from Govipur village i...

UODA organises seminar on stress management

UODA organises seminar on stress management

FE Online Desk 2017-11-21 12:00:00

The University of Development Alternative (UODA) has organised a seminar on ‘Stress Management at Workplace’ recently. Prof Dr Iffat Chowdhury, Registrar of UODA, joined the seminar...

Law ministry sends draft rules for judges to SC

Law ministry sends draft rules for judges to SC

-- 2017-11-21 12:00:00

Law Minister Anisul Huq on Tuesday said that the law ministry forwarded a draft on the disciplinary rules for lower court judges for the consideration of Supreme Court. The ministry has handed over a...

Allowance for war veterans from January: PM

Allowance for war veterans from January: PM

-- 2017-11-21 12:00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has announced that the 1971 war veterans will get allowance from January next.  She made the announcement at a reception organised at the Army Multipurpose Comp...

Aid might skip smaller Rohingya settlements: IOM

Aid might skip smaller Rohingya settlements: IOM

-- 2017-11-21 12:00:00

Thousands of Rohingyas who have taken refuge in the villages of Shamlapur, Leda and Unchiprang in the southern part of Cox’s Bazar district are at 'risk of being left out’ of humanitarian...

Brother of deceased Al leader sues 15 in Satkhir

Brother of deceased Al leader sues 15 in Satkhir

-- 2017-11-21 11:48:39

Samiullah, brother of the deceased Al leader Solaiman, filed the case against 15 people in connection with Awami League leader murder at Asasuni upazila in SatkhiraTthe case was filed against 15 peop...

Noakhali gunfight leaves two ‘pirates’ dead

Noakhali gunfight leaves two ‘pirates’ dead

FE Online Desk 2017-11-21 10:44:01

Two alleged members of a pirate gang, including its ringleader, were killed during a ‘gunfight’ with the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Sutlar Ghat area in Hatia upazila of Noa...

Project overruns time sans even spadework

Project overruns time sans even spadework

FHM Humayan Kabir 2017-11-21 10:25:27

The power board has yet to start even spadework for converting the Shahjibazar 75-megawatt (mw) power plant to a 105MW one although nearly five years have elapsed since the project was undertaken. O...

Rohingya repatriation deal this week, hopes FM

Rohingya repatriation deal this week, hopes FM

-- 2017-11-21 09:09:52

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali has expressed his optimism over signing a deal with Myanmar within this week on Rohingya repatriation. "Chances look good. Let's see," he told the journalists while co...

Court clears Sakku in graft case

Court clears Sakku in graft case

-- 2017-11-21 08:26:11

A Dhaka court on Tuesday cleared Comilla City Corporation (CCC) Mayor Monirul Haque Sakku of graft charges in connection with a case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC). Judge of Dhaka's Sp...

District-level smart card distribution begins in December

District-level smart card distribution begins in December

-- 2017-11-21 08:21:51

The Election Commission (EC) will begin distribution of smart card at district level from the first week of the next month. "In the first phase, the distribution of smart cards programme will be held...

RCC will determine EC’s credibility: Ershad

RCC will determine EC’s credibility: Ershad

-- 2017-11-21 08:19:19

Jatiya Party (JP) Chairman HM Ershad on Tuesday said the upcoming Rangpur city polls will determine whether the people can rely on the Election Comission (EC) or not. "The Rangpur City Corporation p...

BNP chief skips again Senakunja reception

BNP chief skips again Senakunja reception

-- 2017-11-21 07:48:49

Chairperson of the BNP Khaleda Zia did not attend the Armed Forces Day reception on Tuesday at Senakunja for the fifth successive year. Although a BNP delegation used to join the reception in her abse...