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Police recover youth’s body in N’ganj

Police recover youth’s body in N’ganj

FE Online Desk 2017-11-20 11:40:23

Police recovered the blood-stained body of an unidentified young man from Nandalalpur area in Fatulla of Narayanganj on Sunday night. Locals spotted the youth's body on the road around 8 pm, said Kam...

ASEM focuses on Rohingya crisis

ASEM focuses on Rohingya crisis

-- 2017-11-20 10:53:11

Foreign Ministers from Asian and European countries on Monday began two-day talks to strengthen partnership for peace, find joint efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with focus on...

Comilla cops recover youth’s throat-slit body

Comilla cops recover youth’s throat-slit body

FE Online Desk 2017-11-20 10:37:28

The throat-slit body of an unidentified youth, aged around 25, was recovered from New Chowdhury Para area in Comilla city on Sunday evening. Inspector (Investigation) at Kotwali Model Police Station,...

Majority BD consumers prefer newer digital payment systems

Majority BD consumers prefer newer digital payment systems

FE Report 2017-11-20 10:12:11

Around 65 per cent of Bangladeshi consumers favour adopting newer modes of digital payment amid growing liking for e-business, a study by global payment-technology-giant Visa reveals. The ease of tra...

Noor Chy's extradition may take more time

Noor Chy's extradition may take more time

-- 2017-11-20 08:09:39

The extradition process of Noor Chowdhury, one of the self-proclaimed killers of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, may take more time. Law Minister Annisul Huq revealed the information citing some l...

Shayestaganj becomes new upazila

Shayestaganj becomes new upazila

-- 2017-11-20 06:08:57

The government has decided to upgrade Shayestaganj thana under Habiganj district to a new upazila. Another new pourashava will be established at Tarash Upazila headquarter in Sirajganj district. The...

Over 0.3m posts vacant at ministries

Over 0.3m posts vacant at ministries

-- 2017-11-20 05:53:47

Over 300,000 posts are lying vacant with different ministries, said State Minister for Public Administration Ismat Ara Sadique on Monday. "Yes, necessary steps have been taken to fill up the vacant...

Gazipur, Rangpur to have separate metropolitan police

Gazipur, Rangpur to have separate metropolitan police

-- 2017-11-20 05:41:30

The Cabinet on Monday approved the proposed drafts for constituting separate laws for formation metropolitan police in Gazipur and Rangpur districts. The approval was given in the weekly meeting of...

Panthapath hotel operation: Cops arrest militant suspect

Panthapath hotel operation: Cops arrest militant suspect

-- 2017-11-20 05:12:39

A suspected militant was arrested at Gulshan in Dhaka in connection with the 'possible militant attack' from a 'hideout' at a hotel in Panthapath on August 15 A special team of different law enforcem...

Don't hold dead patient hostage for bills

Don't hold dead patient hostage for bills

-- 2017-11-20 04:42:06

Hospitals cannot refuse to hand over dead patients to their relatives over unpaid hospital bills and medical costs. The High Court made the ruling on Monday based on several media reports it had take...

Ctg man gets death penalty for killing wife

Ctg man gets death penalty for killing wife

-- 2017-11-20 03:58:05

A Chittagong court on Monday sentenced a man to death for killing his wife in 2010. The convict, Mohamamad Mostafa, a resident of South Pahartoli Natun Para in Hathazari upazila, strangled his wife R...

Boiler explosion kills Kushtia worker

Boiler explosion kills Kushtia worker

FE Online Desk 2017-11-20 01:25:34

Sabia Khatun (50), a worker of Daud Mandal Rice Mill, was killed when a boiler blasted with a big bang at the mill at Khwajanagar area of Kushtia on Sunday night Witnesses said the boiler explosion,...

Muggers stab DB inspector in capital

Muggers stab DB inspector in capital

-- 2017-11-19 12:21:53

An inspector of Detective Branch (DB) was injured when a group of muggers stabbed him at Mouchak in the city early Sunday. DB inspector Mahbubul Haque was returning his residence from his Mintu Road...

'Judiciary’s independence obliterated with Sinha's forced resignation'

'Judiciary’s independence obliterated with Sinha's forced resignation'

-- 2017-11-19 12:02:04

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed alleged that the independence of the judiciary has been obliterated with the 'forcing out' Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha.  "It's known to all how the Chief Ju...

Police nab man with Phensedyl

Police nab man with Phensedyl

-- 2017-11-19 12:00:00

Police arrested a suspected drug dealer along with 130 bottles of Phensidyl syrup from Sachani Rautora village in Sadar upazila of Magura district on Saturday night. The arrestee was identified as Ch...

Major safety concerns still remain unresolved in many RMG units

Major safety concerns still remain unresolved in many RMG units

Monira Munni 2017-11-19 12:00:00

Major life-threatening safety concerns still remain outstanding in many garment factories inspected by the western retailers' platform -- Accord -- although 80 per cent of identified safety flaws have...

Bus rams into human hauler, killing one

Bus rams into human hauler, killing one

FE Online Desk 2017-11-19 12:00:00

A vegetable vendor was killed when a Bagerhat-bound passenger bus rammed into a human hauler on Bagerhat-Khulna road in Fulbari area of Bagerhat Sadar upazila on Sunday morning. The deceased, Akkas F...

Call for boycotting autorickshaws growing

Call for boycotting autorickshaws growing

-- 2017-11-19 12:00:00

Many Dhaka commuters have called for boycotting the CNG-run three-wheelers in reaction to the autorickshaw drivers' strike threat and demand for taking the app-based transport services like Uber and...

Electrocution kills mother, daughter in Panchagarh

Electrocution kills mother, daughter in Panchagarh

FE Online Desk 2017-11-19 12:00:00

Protima Rani (25), wife of Provat and her minor girl Khushi Rani (3) of Panchagarh’s Lalmohon Para village died after being electrocuted at their own residence in Debiganj upazila of the distric...

Debate festival held at DU hall

Debate festival held at DU hall

FE Online Desk 2017-11-19 12:00:00

Surja Sen Hall debating club of Dhaka University (DU) organised ‘10th Surja Sen Memorial Debate Festival’ in its hall auditorium on Saturday. DU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Akhtaruzzaman was...

Ex-dy speaker Akhtar Hamid Siddiqui dies

Ex-dy speaker Akhtar Hamid Siddiqui dies

-- 2017-11-19 12:00:00

Former deputy speaker of Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad and BNP chairperson’s adviser Akhtar Hamid Siddiqui passed away at United Hospital in the capital on Sunday. He breathed his last at 12:15 pm...

Chittagong sawmill worker dies from electrocution

Chittagong sawmill worker dies from electrocution

FE Online Desk 2017-11-19 12:00:00

Mohammad Jakir (22), a sawmill worker died after being electrocuted while working at a mill in Wapda gate area in Chittagong’s Bakalia on Saturday night. Assistant Sub-Inpector of Chittagong Me...

Govt won’t intervene in EC: Shipping Minister

Govt won’t intervene in EC: Shipping Minister

-- 2017-11-19 12:00:00

The current government would not intervene in the Election Commission although it will discharge duty during holding the next general election, said Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan. He said this whi...

US lauds BD over handling Rohingya issue

US lauds BD over handling Rohingya issue

-- 2017-11-19 12:00:00

The visiting US Congressional delegation led by Senator Jeffrey Alan Merkley on Sunday underscored that the delegation came to Bangladesh to draw the attention of the United States and the internation...

Japanese FM sits with Mahmood Ali

Japanese FM sits with Mahmood Ali

-- 2017-11-19 12:00:00

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono met his Bangladeshi counterpart AH Mahmood Ali on Sunday. The meeting was held at Pan Pacific Sonargaon in Dhaka at 8:00 am and ended at 8:45 am. Foreign Ministry...

Canadian minister to visit BD Tuesday

Canadian minister to visit BD Tuesday

-- 2017-11-19 11:47:16

Marie-Claude Bibeau, Canadian Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, is scheduled to come to Bangladesh from on Tuesday to witness first-hand the devastating impact of the Rohingya...

Ex-husband , cohorts gang-rape woman

Ex-husband , cohorts gang-rape woman

-- 2017-11-19 11:33:09

Ex husband and his two cohorts allegedly gang-raped a woman at Torabganj in Kamalnagar upazila. “A case was filed with the police station early Sunday in this connection, said Officer-in-charge...

Regulator stares as grabbers encroach on rivers, wetlands

Regulator stares as grabbers encroach on rivers, wetlands

M Azizur Rahman 2017-11-19 11:13:44

Many rivers, canals and wetlands flowing around major cities across the country are still in the clutches of grabbers largely as a government-set rescue plan lacks bite for ineffective regulations. E...

EU envoy, foreign ministers visit Rohingya camps

EU envoy, foreign ministers visit Rohingya camps

-- 2017-11-19 10:50:23

A European Union High Representative visited the makeshift Rohingya camps in Ukhia upazila in Cox’s Bazar on Saturday. Foreign ministers of Germany, Sweden and Japan also visited the refugee ca...

RU student abduction: Former husband on remand

RU student abduction: Former husband on remand

-- 2017-11-19 09:45:56

A Rajshahi court has granted a one-day remand to interrogate former husband of Rajshahi University's female student, who was abducted recently and then rescued. Rajshahi Metropolitan Magistrate Mahbu...