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Motorcycles, cars ‘to blame’ for noise pollution

Motorcycles, cars ‘to blame’ for noise pollution

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

Motorcycles and private cars are the main sources of noise pollution in the major cities of the country, according to a new study.  Public buses are the next to blame for the unchecked sound pol...

Rohingya influx: 550 more arrive on rafts

Rohingya influx: 550 more arrive on rafts

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

Around 550 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have crossed the Naf river into Bangladesh on rafts made of logs, bamboos and plastic jerrycans. Border Guard Bangladesh Teknaf-2 Battalion Commander Lt Col...

Shaheed Noor Hossain Day being observed

Shaheed Noor Hossain Day being observed

-- 2017-11-10 10:43:48

The Shaheed Noor Hossain Day, commemorating the martyrdom of a young pro-democracy activist during the anti-Ershad movement in the late 80s, is being observed on Friday in a befitting manner. Differe...

CPA representatives appreciate role of police: IGP

CPA representatives appreciate role of police: IGP

-- 2017-11-10 09:07:50

The representatives of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) lauded the role of Bangladesh Police during its recent conference in Dhaka. Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque ma...

RAB nabs foreign fraudsters

RAB nabs foreign fraudsters

-- 2017-11-10 09:01:57

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have arrested three foreign fraudsters from Uttara and Bashundhra areas in the city. The law-enforcers conducted separate overnight drives to arrest them, rep...

Clash over Facebook post leaves one dead

Clash over Facebook post leaves one dead

-- 2017-11-10 08:04:46

A clash between law enforcers and locals has left one dead in Rangpur Sadar upazila on Friday. At least 20 people, including four policemen, were also injured in the clash erupted over a Facebook pos...

'Democratic' AL permits BNP's rally: Obaidul

'Democratic' AL permits BNP's rally: Obaidul

-- 2017-11-10 06:55:35

Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader said the BNP has got permission for holding rally as the Awami League led government is a democratic one. "We always want to give the party permission as...

Unfair election will create upheaval, disaster: BNP   

Unfair election will create upheaval, disaster: BNP   

-- 2017-11-10 06:40:57

BNP senior leader Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury said the country will face an enormous upheaval provided the result of the next election is tampered. "There's no alternative to returning the ownershi...

Bus rams into bike, killing two

Bus rams into bike, killing two

-- 2017-11-10 02:36:41

Two bikers were killed as a bus rammed their motorcycle at Shibpur in Tangail district town on Friday morning. The deceased have been identified as Subrata 28, son of Kazal Das of sadar upazila and A...

Jamuna Bank donates Tk 50m for Rohingya refugees

Jamuna Bank donates Tk 50m for Rohingya refugees

FE Online Desk 2017-11-10 01:19:17

Jamuna Bank Limited recently donated Tk 50 million to Prime Minister's Relief Fund to support  Rohingya refugees. Md. Ismail Hossain Siraji, Chairman, Board of Directors, Al-Haj Nur Mohammed,...

Hasina, Modi flag off Khulna-Kolkata Bandhan Express

Hasina, Modi flag off Khulna-Kolkata Bandhan Express

-- 2017-11-09 12:00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Thursday flagged off a passenger train, Bandhan Express, between Khulna and Kolkata. Currently, Maitree Express connects D...

RHD projects likely to be costlier soon

RHD projects likely to be costlier soon

Munima Sultana 2017-11-09 12:00:00

Building roads and bridges in the public sector is likely to cost the government more in the future days as a move is underway to revise upward the prices of construction materials, sources said. The...

Robbers shoot three people dead in Faridpur

Robbers shoot three people dead in Faridpur

FE Online Desk 2017-11-09 12:00:00

Three people were shot dead and another two wounded by robbers in separate robbery attempts at Mridhadangi village in Charbhadrasan upazila and Munshir Chor area in Sadarpur Upazila of Faridpur distri...

Muggers stab Nielsen official to death

Muggers stab Nielsen official to death

-- 2017-11-09 12:00:00

A field officer of Nielsen Bangladesh Ltd, who sustained stab injuries in Chartha area of the Comilla city on Wednesday afternoon, died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) at Wednesday night. Th...

Top court rejects Khaleda’s leave to appeal

Top court rejects Khaleda’s leave to appeal

-- 2017-11-09 12:00:00

The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the leave to appeal filed by BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia seeking fresh recording of deposition of the witnesses of Zia Orphanage Trust...

10th grader ‘kills’ junior for ransom

10th grader ‘kills’ junior for ransom

-- 2017-11-09 12:00:00

Police recovered the dead body of a class IX student from the septic tank of Dulalpur Chandramukhi High School in Comilla’s Homna upazila on Thursday. The victim was identified as Jahid Hasan (...

Police detain 38 on various charges

Police detain 38 on various charges

-- 2017-11-09 12:00:00

Police in separate drives from Wednesday night to Thursday morning, arrested 38 persons including two drug pedlars, 14 warranted accused and seized 20 pieces of Yaba pills from different areas of Habi...

AL leader gets jail for exam fracas

AL leader gets jail for exam fracas

Agencies 2017-11-09 12:00:00

A local Awami League leader has got a jail term of 10 days for attempting to intrude into a JSC examination centre in Kushtia. Mirpur UNO and Mobile Court Judge SM Jamal Hossain handed down the pena...

DSCC moves to launch clean city drive

DSCC moves to launch clean city drive

-- 2017-11-09 12:00:00

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has taken steps to present a dust and pollution-free capital to its people. The city corporation will clean its 50 kilometres main roads by spraying water twice d...

Militancy will be eradicated: IGP

Militancy will be eradicated: IGP

-- 2017-11-09 12:00:00

Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque on Thursday said militancy will fail to survive in the country as the people are not orthodox, even though they are religious. 'Now militants are not s...

Defeated force out to destabilise country: Quamrul

Defeated force out to destabilise country: Quamrul

-- 2017-11-09 12:00:00

Food Minister Quamrul Islam on Thursday alleged that the defeated force of the Liberation War was still plotting to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and destroy the country through spreading crimes a...

HC’s BDR mutiny verdict on Nov 26

HC’s BDR mutiny verdict on Nov 26

-- 2017-11-09 12:00:00

The High Court (HC) will deliver its verdict on November 26 on the death reference and appeals in BDR carnage case. A three-member special bench of the HC Thursday set the date to announce the verdic...

Self-driving bus crashes in Las Vegas

Self-driving bus crashes in Las Vegas

BBC 2017-11-09 10:36:02

A self-driving shuttle bus in Las Vegas was involved in a crash on its first day of service. The vehicle - carrying “several” passengers - collided with a lorry driving at slow speed. N...

14-party to call meeting over Inu's remarks

14-party to call meeting over Inu's remarks

-- 2017-11-09 10:00:19

Awami League general secretary and road transport minister Obaidul Quader has said the ruling 14-party alliance is set to convene a meeting over coalition partner JASOD's president and information min...

Khaleda reiterates she won’t be vindictive against Hasina

Khaleda reiterates she won’t be vindictive against Hasina

-- 2017-11-09 09:52:15

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has reiterated that she will not be vindictive against her political arch-rival Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. While giving her self-defence statement in the Zia Orphanage...

BD-Myanmar jt working group by Nov 30

BD-Myanmar jt working group by Nov 30

-- 2017-11-09 09:29:46

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said a joint working group with representatives of Myanmar and Bangladesh will be formed by November 30 to facilitate the repatriation of Rohingyas to their homeland. "...

Bountiful yield delights Rangpur radish cultivators this season

Bountiful yield delights Rangpur radish cultivators this season

Our Correspondent 2017-11-09 08:54:37

RANGPUR, Nov 09: The radish growers of different areas in Rangpur district are delighted as they are getting bountiful production this season. According to sources harvesting of the early variety of...

BNP may get permission for rally: Quader

BNP may get permission for rally: Quader

-- 2017-11-09 07:59:40

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader has said that BNP is likely to get permission for holding its rally at Suhrawardy Udyan on Sunday next (November 12). He came up with the remarks while a...

Land dispute leaves five dead in Kishoreganj

Land dispute leaves five dead in Kishoreganj

-- 2017-11-09 07:55:38

Clashes between local factions of Awami League and BNP over a piece of land killed five people, including three siblings, in Charigram of Mithamoin Upazila in Kishoreganj. The violence that broke out...

No trace yet of missing NSU teacher

No trace yet of missing NSU teacher

-- 2017-11-09 07:34:24

Police are yet to trace North South University (NSU) teacher Dr Mobashwer Hossain who went missing on Tuesday. Anwar Hossain, Deputy Commissioner (Motijheel Division) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, on...