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Father, grandfather slit baby’s throat in Narsingdi   

Father, grandfather slit baby’s throat in Narsingdi   

-- 2017-11-21 07:37:27

A baby boy was slaughtered allegedly by his father and grandfather at Morjal village in Raipura upazila of Narsingdi on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Mahin Miah, nine-month-old son of Apon...

CID calls Tonu’s parents in Dhaka Wednesday

CID calls Tonu’s parents in Dhaka Wednesday

-- 2017-11-21 06:26:16

Dhaka Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has called the parents of Comilla College student Sohagi Jahan Tonu, who was killed nearly 20 months ago, to meet at its office on Wednesday. Tonu's moth...

Police arrest 60 in Jessore

Police arrest 60 in Jessore

-- 2017-11-21 06:08:28

Police have arrested 60 people in Jessore district in separate drives from Monday night to Tuesday morning. The Police Control Room here, the arrestees are accused of various criminal cases, includin...

People want interim govt during election: BNP   

People want interim govt during election: BNP   

-- 2017-11-21 06:06:16

BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Tuesday said people wants an interim administration during the election. He also warned that if the government fail to reach an understanding with BNP...

President urges Armed Forces to maintain professionalism

President urges Armed Forces to maintain professionalism

-- 2017-11-21 05:56:41

President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday asked the members of the Armed Forces to maintain the utmost professionalism in their works. The President made the call for upholding their image both at national an...

HC questions legality of FFs minimum age

HC questions legality of FFs minimum age

-- 2017-11-21 05:45:46

The High Court (HC) on Tuesday issued a rule asking authorities concerned to explain in four weeks why it shall not declare illegal the 2016 gazette fixing minimum age of freedom fighters (FF) as 13 y...

'Pope coming with message of peace'

'Pope coming with message of peace'

-- 2017-11-21 05:42:12

The committee, formed marking the 3-day visit of the 266th and current Pope of the Catholic Church, made the remarks on Tuesday. The committee held a press conference organised on Tuesday at city's A...

1971 veteran forces’ members to get allowance: PM

1971 veteran forces’ members to get allowance: PM

-- 2017-11-21 04:53:23

The government would provide allowance from January next to the members of different forces who took part in the Liberation War. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said this a reception on the occasion of...

Train kills bank official, child narrowly saved

Train kills bank official, child narrowly saved

-- 2017-11-21 04:34:10

A bank officer died when a demo train hit him in Hamjarbagh area of Panchlaish of the port city on Tuesday. The deceased was Rashed Khan, 31, of Mirsarai Sadar union, and an officer of Mirsarai branc...

BGP rescues 37 Bangladeshis at Benapole

BGP rescues 37 Bangladeshis at Benapole

-- 2017-11-21 03:22:11

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued 37 Bangladeshis from Sadipur border area under Benapole Port Police Station while entering into Bangladesh illegally on Tuesday morning. Commanding of...

Locals torch bus over accident in Ctg

Locals torch bus over accident in Ctg

-- 2017-11-21 02:32:23

The agitated locals torched a bus when it hit a motorcycle rider, leaving him seriously injured in Solosahar area of Panchlaish on Tuesday Assistant sub-inspector of CMCH police outpost Abdul Hamid s...

Ctg-Cox's Bazar rail project begins next month

Ctg-Cox's Bazar rail project begins next month

-- 2017-11-21 02:21:11

Construction work of Chittagong-Cox's Bazar rail line, costing $1500 million, is likely to begin next month, which will establish better connectivity between the port city and beach town of the countr...

Ctg worker dies from electrocution

Ctg worker dies from electrocution

FE Online Desk 2017-11-21 02:20:41

A worker died after being electrocuted while working in a project of Chittagong Wasa (Water Supply & Sewerage Authority) in the port city on early Tuesday. Mobarak Hossain (30), hailing from east...

Law enforcers nab 32 on various charges

Law enforcers nab 32 on various charges

FE Online Desk 2017-11-21 01:53:27

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Police, in separate drives from Monday night to Tuesday morning, detained 32 persons including two alleged drug pedlars, two activists of Jamaat-e-Islami a...

Motorcycle crash kills three in Kurigram

Motorcycle crash kills three in Kurigram

FE Online Desk 2017-11-20 12:00:00

Three people were killed when their motorcycle crashed into a roadside tree in Amtoli area on Nageshwari-Bhurungamari road in Kurigram on Monday morning. The deceased were Motaleb (35), Sohel (32), a...

'Fleecers' complain of transport apps

'Fleecers' complain of transport apps

-- 2017-11-20 12:00:00

Autorickshaw drivers, who have long faced criticism for not taking passengers to their destinations and charging exorbitant prices, say app-based transport services have made it difficult for them to...

Police recover 4kg abandoned heroin

Police recover 4kg abandoned heroin

-- 2017-11-20 12:00:00

Police recovered 4.1 kg heroin from the bank of Padma River at Hakimpur in Sadar upazila of Chapainawabganj district on Sunday night.   Idris Ali, the Officer-in-Charge (operation) of Sadar Polic...

ACC arrests businessman for amassing 'illegal wealth'

ACC arrests businessman for amassing 'illegal wealth'

Agencies 2017-11-20 12:00:00

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested Alliance Securities and Management chairman Pankaj Roy from Dhaka city in a case filed for amassing wealth illegally. ACC Deputy Director (...

Couple rescues infant from Gazipur dustbin

Couple rescues infant from Gazipur dustbin

FE Online Desk 2017-11-20 12:00:00

A newborn child, rescued from a dustbin in Gazipur’s Laxmipura area under Joydebpur Police Station, is undergoing treatment at Shaheed Taj Uddin Ahmed Medical College and Hospital. Hearing a we...

Scientists warn of massive quakes in 2018

Scientists warn of massive quakes in 2018

Xinhua 2017-11-20 12:00:00

If a prediction by two U.S. scientists were true, then the world could see an increase in the number of strong earthquakes in 2018 and the next few years. Roger Bilham of the University of Colorado a...

Police recover student’s throat-slit body

Police recover student’s throat-slit body

FE Online Desk 2017-11-20 12:00:00

Police recovered the throat-slit body of a Madinatul Madrasa student from his institution adjacent to Sergeant Ahad Police Box at the bustling Gulistan in Dhaka city. The body was identified as that...

Tarique, ETV's Salam face sedition charges

Tarique, ETV's Salam face sedition charges

-- 2017-11-20 12:00:00

A Dhaka court has framed charges against BNP Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique Rahman and former chairman of Ekushey TV Abdus Salam and its two other senior journalists in a sedition case. Dhaka metropoli...

DU to hold 'Bijoy' rally

DU to hold 'Bijoy' rally

FE Online Desk 2017-11-20 12:00:00

Dhaka University (DU) is going to hold the  Bijoy (victory) rally on December 3, 2017, as part of the Victory Day celebration programme. The rally will start from in front of Aparajeyo Bangla an...

BNP for judicial probe for Rangpur attack

BNP for judicial probe for Rangpur attack

-- 2017-11-20 12:00:00

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Monday demanded actions against the perpetrators of Rangpur arson attack through a judicial probe. BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said Hindu c...

Mymensingh to become city corporation

Mymensingh to become city corporation

-- 2017-11-20 12:00:00

The government has decided to upgrade the Mymensingh municipality to a city corporation. The National Implementation Committee for Administrative Reorganisation (NICAR) approved a proposal in this re...

Age limit for govt job not increasing: Minister

Age limit for govt job not increasing: Minister

-- 2017-11-20 12:00:00

The government has no plan to increase the age limit, to 35 years from the existing 30 years, for entering public service right now. Public Administration Minister Syed Ashraful Islam made the statem...

Customs finds 58 gold bars inside blanket

Customs finds 58 gold bars inside blanket

-- 2017-11-20 12:00:00

Customs intelligence officials has found 58 gold bars wrapped in a blanket inside luggage of a passenger at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Monday. The officials detained the passe...

FM eyes connectivity between Europe, Asia

FM eyes connectivity between Europe, Asia

-- 2017-11-20 12:00:00

Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali on Monday urged the countries in ASEM to focus more on connectivity of ideas and cultures to reduce tensions among the countries and continents. "We must priortise pro...

ASEM foreign ministers want Rohingyas’ safe return

ASEM foreign ministers want Rohingyas’ safe return

-- 2017-11-20 12:00:00

The Foreign Ministers attending 13th Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) have called for immediate cessation of hostilities, halting of outflow, early and safe return of externally-displaced Rohingyas from Ban...

PM receives ASOCIO-2017 Digital Government Award

PM receives ASOCIO-2017 Digital Government Award

-- 2017-11-20 12:00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has received the "ASOCIO-2017 Digital Government Award" from Tarana Halim, State Minister for Posts and Telecommunication. The junior minister handed over the award to th...