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BD seeks non-resident envoys’ support over Rohingya

BD seeks non-resident envoys’ support over Rohingya

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

Bangladesh has asked non-resident envoys to support any international move that will push Myanmar to take back their citizens, who have taken refuge in the country’s coastal district of Cox&rsqu...

Jamaat torched Hindu homes in Rangpur: Police

Jamaat torched Hindu homes in Rangpur: Police

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

Activists of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh led the arson attacks on Hindu homes in Rangpur on Friday, say police. Jamaat committed the act to create chaos as elections are nearing, said Rangpur Superint...

Another elevated expressway to ease city traffic

Another elevated expressway to ease city traffic

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

The government plans to construct another elevated expressway to ease traffic congestion in and around the capital. Bangladesh Bridges Authority has prepared a draft Preliminary Development Project P...

BNP bigwigs plan ‘showdown’ with Sunday’s rally

BNP bigwigs plan ‘showdown’ with Sunday’s rally

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

BNP is contemplating to stage a 'showdown' through its rally at Suhrawardy Udyan in the city on Sunday, party sources said. Party Chairperson Khaleda Zia is expected to send out an important message...

Govt rejects BNP's claim over Sinha's resignation

Govt rejects BNP's claim over Sinha's resignation

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

Law Minister Anisul Huq and Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader have rejected BNP's claims that Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha was forced to resign. “He has sent his resignation l...

'Four behind attacks on Rangpur Hindu houses'

'Four behind attacks on Rangpur Hindu houses'

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

Police claimed to have identified four people who were behind Friday's arson attacks on Hindu houses in a village of the district.   Superintendent of the district police Mizanur Rahman revealed...

YouTube restricts 'creepy' kids' videos

YouTube restricts 'creepy' kids' videos

BBC 2017-11-11 11:41:13

YouTube is to restrict the availability of videos showing children's characters in violent or sexual scenes if they are reported by viewers. Last week, a blog post by writer James Bridle highlighted...

Sharfuddin gets AL nomination for RCC

Sharfuddin gets AL nomination for RCC

-- 2017-11-11 11:36:38

Awami League on Saturday nominated Sharfuddin Ahmed as its candidate to contest in Rangpur City Corporation (RCC) election scheduled to be held on December 21 next. The nomination was given at a meet...

Trust Bank hands over minibus to CRP

Trust Bank hands over minibus to CRP

FE Online Desk 2017-11-11 11:26:27

Trust Bank Limited (TBL) has donated a minibus to Nursing College of “Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP)”. The handing over ceremony took place at Head Office of the B...

BCL men vandalise Welcome Paribahan’s busses

BCL men vandalise Welcome Paribahan’s busses

-- 2017-11-11 11:22:28

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of Jahangirnagar University unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) damaged six buses of Welcome Paribahan on the campus on Saturday evening. Sources said Enamuzzaman...

IBBL provides scholarship to students in Ctg

IBBL provides scholarship to students in Ctg

FE Online Desk 2017-11-11 11:14:27

Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited provided scholarship to underprivileged meritorious students through its Chittagong North and South Zones Friday at the North Zone Auditorium of the bank in Chittagong....

Lentil dumpling brings solvency for 1,000 families in Naogaon

Lentil dumpling brings solvency for 1,000 families in Naogaon

Our Correspondent 2017-11-11 11:13:49

NAOGAON, Nov 11: About 1,000 families in 60 villages under five upazilas of the district have become self-reliant by making Kumro Bori (lentil dumpling). Winter is knocking the door and the villag...

Youth drowns while swimming in CTG

Youth drowns while swimming in CTG

FE Online Desk 2017-11-11 10:58:37

Shahadat Hossain Mamun, 21, a second semester student of Premier University drowned while swimming with his friends in a waterfall in Nayanduwaria area under Mirsharai upazila of Chittagong on Friday...

N’ganj road mishap claims two lives

N’ganj road mishap claims two lives

FE Online Desk 2017-11-11 10:41:06

Two people died and several others sustained injuries when a speedy private car went straight under a lorry after hitting it from the rear side on Dhaka-Chittagong Highway in Bandar upazila of Narayng...

Trade ties with some LDCs under review

Trade ties with some LDCs under review

Syful Islam 2017-11-11 09:57:53

Bangladesh is revisiting its trade ties with some least developed countries (LDCs) as they are in the process of graduating out of the world's poor-country club, officials said. The reevaluation of t...

No possibility of dialogue with BNP: Tofail

No possibility of dialogue with BNP: Tofail

-- 2017-11-11 09:21:00

Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed while inaugurating the dredging work of Sripur-Bhola-Gangapur river route at Bheduria Ferry Ghat in Bhola on Saturday said there is no possibility of holding any dialogu...

20 hurt in Noakhali Jubo League factional clash

20 hurt in Noakhali Jubo League factional clash

-- 2017-11-11 09:18:14

At least 20 people, including three policemen, were injured as a factional clash between two groups of Jubo League broke out during a rally marking the 45th founding anniversary of the pro-Awami Leagu...

‘Ensuring rule of law SC’s responsibility’

‘Ensuring rule of law SC’s responsibility’

-- 2017-11-11 08:52:05

Acting Chief Justice Md Abdul Wahhab Miah has said that the Constitution has entrusted responsibility to the Supreme Court to ensure rule of law in the country. "Ensuring the rule of law is an inevit...

BD most unequal in GDP per capita   

BD most unequal in GDP per capita  

-- 2017-11-11 08:36:19

Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines and Vietnam are top of the chart in the region when it comes to unequal distribution of wealth, food security and nutrition, among various issues, says a g...

Rohingya crisis: CPD suggests strong diplomacy

Rohingya crisis: CPD suggests strong diplomacy

-- 2017-11-11 05:41:55

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) has suggested to continue strong diplomacy, particularly with regional partners, to solve the Rohingya crisis. The organisation has also suggested to use some reg...

BCL expels JUST leader over party rules violation

BCL expels JUST leader over party rules violation

-- 2017-11-11 02:55:55

A leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of Jessore University of Science and Technology (JUST) unit has been expelled for violating party discipline. Eshad Hossain, organising secretary of Sheehe...

Cops nab two with 20 maunds of jatka

Cops nab two with 20 maunds of jatka

-- 2017-11-11 02:45:19

Police arrested two fish traders along with 20 maunds of jatka ((hilsa fish less than 10 inches long) from Tiloi Bottola in Damudya upazila of Shariatpur district on early Saturday. The arrestees wer...

Minor boys drown in Sunamganj

Minor boys drown in Sunamganj

FE Online Desk 2017-11-11 02:25:40

Two minor boys drowned while playing near a canal adjacent to their home at Kaowajuri village under Derai upazila of Sunamganj district on Friday afternoon. The deceased were Yeamin (4), son of Ali...

Cops recover woman’s decomposed body

Cops recover woman’s decomposed body

FE Online Desk 2017-11-11 02:07:22

The decomposed body of an unidentified young woman, aged around 22, was recovered from a waterbody at Gazir Battola in Bhanga upazila of Faridpur district on Saturday morning. Locals informed the pol...

Police recover hanging body of youth

Police recover hanging body of youth

FE Online Desk 2017-11-11 01:54:38

Police recovered the hanging body of Asadur Rahman Shopon, 28, son of late Mollok Chad, from his own residence Maghbazar area of the capital on Saturday. Sub-Inspector at Ramna Police Station, Mohsin...

Police detain three forest robbers

Police detain three forest robbers

-- 2017-11-11 01:54:03

Police arrested three members of a forest robber gang from Pashurtola Khal in the Sundarbans under Satkhira range on Saturday. The arrestees were Rabiul Islam (30), Tabibur Rahman Morol (26), Shahidu...

Police nab two with fake currency

Police nab two with fake currency

-- 2017-11-11 01:17:23

Police arrested two persons with Indian fake currency of RS 3 lakh raiding in Shingnagar frontier area under Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj district on Friday night. The arrested persons are Sh...

Two brothers die in Faridpur knife attack

Two brothers die in Faridpur knife attack

FE Online Desk 2017-11-10 12:00:00

Two brothers have died several hours after a gang of miscreants hacked them allegedly over previous enmity at Swashan Ghat near Alfadanga Upazila Bazar in Faridpur on Thursday night. Critically inju...

CPD dialogue on Rohingya crisis Saturday

CPD dialogue on Rohingya crisis Saturday

FE Online Desk 2017-11-10 12:00:00

Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) will hold a dialogue on Addressing Rohingya Crisis: Options for Bangladesh Saturday at 9.30 am at the Khazana Gardenia at Gulshan in the city. Md Shahidul Haque,...

Nation to celebrate recognition of Bangabandhu's speech

Nation to celebrate recognition of Bangabandhu's speech

-- 2017-11-10 12:00:00

The nation on November 25 will celebrate the recognition of the historic 7th March speech of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman as a world documentary heritage. The decision was t...