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‘Gambler’ dies in mob beating

‘Gambler’ dies in mob beating

-- 2017-11-01 11:52:30

A man was killed and three others injured in a clash between a gang of ‘gamblers’ and local people at Rajendrapur in Gazipur district on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Azizur Rah...

‘No BD national among Manhattan attack victims’

‘No BD national among Manhattan attack victims’

-- 2017-11-01 10:27:27

No Bangladesh national was affected by Tuesday’s terror attack, which was carried out in Manhattan of the US, that killed eight people and injured 11 others.   Shameem Ahsan, Bangladesh Co...

Climate change biggest barrier to uplift: Mahmud

Climate change biggest barrier to uplift: Mahmud

-- 2017-11-01 10:13:25

Water Resources Minister Barrister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Wednesday stressed the importance of water resources management for ensuring inclusive growth of future development, saying that climate chang...

AL to celebrate recognition of Bangabandhu speech

AL to celebrate recognition of Bangabandhu speech

-- 2017-11-01 10:07:02

The Awami League plans to celebrate the recognition of the historic 7th March speech of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as a world documentary heritage. The ruling party has finalised a seven-day p...

Japanese envoy meets Shahriar Alam

Japanese envoy meets Shahriar Alam

-- 2017-11-01 09:45:43

Newly appointed Japanese Ambassador Hiroyasu Izumi called on State Minister for Foreign Affairs Md Shahriar Alam at the ministry on Wednesday. During the meeting, the foreign ministry said, they disc...

Canada creates relief fund for Rohingyas

Canada creates relief fund for Rohingyas

-- 2017-11-01 09:26:48

Canada which responded quickly to the Rohingya crisis will also help Canadians and civil society organisations mobilise their own responses through the creation of the Myanmar Crisis Relief Fund.&nbsp...

TIB wants coordinated pressure on Myanmar

TIB wants coordinated pressure on Myanmar

-- 2017-11-01 09:21:21

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) said Bangladesh can resolve the Rohingya crisis by exerting coordinated diplomatic pressure on Myanmar. According to TIB Executive Director Iftekharuzzaman...

Fire breaks out at jute mill in Jessore

Fire breaks out at jute mill in Jessore

-- 2017-11-01 09:13:17

A fire broke out at two godowns of a jute mill in Nawapara of Abhaynagar upazila of Jessore district on Wednesday afternoon.  On information, five fire fighting units of Jessore and Nawapara sta...

HC releases Biswajit murder verdict full text

HC releases Biswajit murder verdict full text

-- 2017-11-01 08:45:09

The High Court (HC) on Wednesday released full text of its August 6 verdict that upheld death for two and life in prison for 11 others in a case lodged over barbaric murder of tailor-shop worker Biswa...

Road crashes cause 3,608 deaths this year

Road crashes cause 3,608 deaths this year

FE Online Desk 2017-11-01 07:56:28

More than 3,608 people have lost lives in 2,926 road accidents recorded across Bangladesh in first 10 months of this year. Among the deceased, 423 were women and 465 were children. 7,786 others peop...

Recognising 7th March speech: PM thanks UNESCO

Recognising 7th March speech: PM thanks UNESCO

-- 2017-11-01 06:05:51

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has extended her thanks to UNESCO for recognition of  Bangabandhu's historic 7th March speech as a world documentary heritage. “I'm extending my heartfelt than...

Pakistani wife kills 15 in-laws bid to poison husband

Pakistani wife kills 15 in-laws bid to poison husband

BBC 2017-11-01 01:10:28

A newlywed woman in Pakistan has been arrested on suspicion of killing her husband and at least 14 of his relatives with poisoned milk. Police claim Asiya Bibi had intended the deadly substance for h...

WDB to face delay due to water  recession in Sunamganj haor areas

WDB to face delay due to water recession in Sunamganj haor areas

Iqbal Siddiquee 2017-10-31 12:46:31

SYLHET, Oct 30: The Water Development Board (WDB) would face a little to implement the crop protection schemes under the new systems and time-frame, set by the government due to delay in water recessi...

UNESCO recognises Bangabandhu’s 7th March speech

UNESCO recognises Bangabandhu’s 7th March speech

-- 2017-10-31 12:00:00

The historic 7th March speech of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been included in the memory of the World International Register, a list of world's important documentary...

Traitors claim Zia announcer of independence: Tofail   

Traitors claim Zia announcer of independence: Tofail  

-- 2017-10-31 12:00:00

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed on Tuesday called the Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka a traitor and said only traitors can make a claim that former president Ziaur Rahman as the announcer of independ...

US loses in the Mideast even as it wins against Islamic State

US loses in the Mideast even as it wins against Islamic State

-- 2017-10-31 12:00:00

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited the Middle East last weekend with two simple aims - to wrap Iraq into America's regional axis against Iran, and persuade Saudi Arabia to end its blockade of...

Dhaka cautions Islamabad over history distortion

Dhaka cautions Islamabad over history distortion

FE Online Desk 2017-10-31 12:00:00

Bangladesh has warned Pakistan against distorting history after its High Commission in Dhaka published a video on Bangladesh’s independence. The foreign ministry had summoned the Pakistan high...

Maiden railway carriage plant in the making

Maiden railway carriage plant in the making

FHM Humayan Kabir 2017-10-31 12:00:00

Bangladesh's maiden railway carriage-production plant is going to be established at Syedpur hub to meet a growing demand of the popular mass transport, now up for expansion. Officials said Monday the...

‘Medical negligence’ leads to infant’s death

‘Medical negligence’ leads to infant’s death

-- 2017-10-31 12:00:00

An infant at Satkhira Sadar Hospital died due to alleged negligence of the hospital nurses. The infant's father Joynul Abedin, hailing from Dhulihar village in Sadar upazila, said that he came to the...

Chandpur man ‘violates’ minor girl

Chandpur man ‘violates’ minor girl

-- 2017-10-31 12:00:00

A seven-year-old girl was violated allegedly by a young man in Sontoshpur area of Faridganj upazila of Chandpur district on Monday afternoon. The detainee was Nurul Islam (32), son of late Chelamat U...

Outcry over Russian teenage model's death

Outcry over Russian teenage model's death

BBC 2017-10-31 12:00:00

A Chinese modelling agency has denied claims that a Russian teenage model it represented died from overwork. Vlada Dzyuba, 14, died in China on Friday after participating in Shanghai Fashion Week. H...

Novoair inks deal with Comilla Victorians

Novoair inks deal with Comilla Victorians

FE Online Desk 2017-10-31 12:00:00

Novoair has signed an agreement to become the airline partner of Comilla Victorians cricket team in the Bangladesh Premiere League (BPL)-2017. AKM Mahfuzul Alam, Senior Manager of Marketing & Sal...

Nahid gets second term as UNESCO Gen Confce VP

Nahid gets second term as UNESCO Gen Confce VP

-- 2017-10-31 12:00:00

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has been elected as the Vice President of the ongoing 39th session of the UNESCO General Conference at its headquarters in Paris. He is leading the Bangladesh del...

RAB nabs pilot over ‘plane sabotage’ bid

RAB nabs pilot over ‘plane sabotage’ bid

-- 2017-10-31 12:00:00

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members have detained a pilot of Biman Bangladesh Airlines and three others from Mirpur's Darussalam area in Dhaka. RAB Media Wing Director Mufti Mahmud Khan on Tuesday s...

Court sentences two to death for murder

Court sentences two to death for murder

-- 2017-10-31 12:00:00

A Gazipur court on Tuesday sentenced two men to death for killing a workshop mason in Kapasia upazila in 2016. The convicts are Md Shakil, son of Md Mostafa, and Sanjiban Chandra Monidas, residents o...

Buses near Khaleda’s motorcade comes under attack

Buses near Khaleda’s motorcade comes under attack

FE Online Desk 2017-10-31 12:00:00

Two passenger buses near Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s motorcade were set afire Tuesday afternoon. The incident took place in Feni’s Mohipal area while she...

EU terms Rohingya crisis world’s ‘fastest growing’

EU terms Rohingya crisis world’s ‘fastest growing’

-- 2017-10-31 12:00:00

European Union Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides has described the Rohingya crisis as the fastest-growing problem in the world. He said the EU decisively st...

Tale of a meter-reader who turned millionaire

Tale of a meter-reader who turned millionaire

-- 2017-10-31 12:00:00

A meter-reader, who happens to be a third-class employee of the government, now boasts of having a six-storied house worth more than Tk 20 million in Narsingdi. He has also bought 14 decimals of land...

SCBA demands policy for appointing judges

SCBA demands policy for appointing judges

-- 2017-10-31 11:54:04

The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Tuesday demanded formulating a policy for appointing judges to the Supreme Court. SCBA President Zainul Abedin made the demand at a press conference at the co...

Australia pledges further A$10m for Rohingyas

Australia pledges further A$10m for Rohingyas

-- 2017-10-31 11:25:03

The Australian government has announced an additional A$10 million to meet the humanitarian needs of almost 0.60 million (600,000) Rohingya refugees fled into Bangladesh from Myanmar. This brings Aus...