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Five of a Dhaka family sustain burn injuries

Five of a Dhaka family sustain burn injuries

-- 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Five members of a family sustained burn injuries in a fire caused by a gas oven blast in the city's Shyampur area early Friday. Inspector Farhaduzzaman, a duty officer at Fire Service Control room, s...

Saudi relief arrives in Ctg

Saudi relief arrives in Ctg

UNB 2017-09-22 12:00:00

The relief items sent by the Saudi Arabian government for the Rohingya refugees, who have fled to Bangladesh amid persecution in Myanmar since August 25, arrive in Chittagong on Friday.   A c...

Myanmar guilty of genocide: Peoples' Tribunal

Myanmar guilty of genocide: Peoples' Tribunal

-- 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Myanmar has been committed genocide against Rohingyas and its other Muslim minorities, according to the Permanent Peoples' Tribunal.   The seven-strong panel of the international opinion tribun...

$200m needed for Rohingya refugees: UN

$200m needed for Rohingya refugees: UN

-- 2017-09-22 12:00:00

The United Nations estimates that $200 million will be needed over the next six months to help Rohingya Muslims refugees who have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar in ‘massive numbers’ to es...

Five Kashimpur jail guards suspended over drug link

Five Kashimpur jail guards suspended over drug link

-- 2017-09-22 08:05:21

Five prison guards of Kashimpur Central Jail were suspended on charge of taking and peddling drugs.   The suspended guards are Azizar Rahman, Rakibul Islam, Al Mamun, Majnu Miah and Mostakin.&n...

'Mount pressure on Myarmar army over Rohingya issue'

'Mount pressure on Myarmar army over Rohingya issue'

-- 2017-09-22 07:26:58

UK Prime Minister's trade envoy Rushanara Ali MP stressed on for mounting international pressure on Myanmar army to face the Rohingya crisis.   “Though Myanmar is a democratic country its...

Police rescue 13 Rohingya in Satkhira

Police rescue 13 Rohingya in Satkhira

-- 2017-09-22 07:05:55

Police rescued 13 Rohingya people, who entered Bangladesh fleeing persecution in Rakhine State of Myanmar, from the bus stand area of Kalaroa upazila headquarters on Friday afternoon.   Followi...

Mayor Annisul’s condition improving

Mayor Annisul’s condition improving

-- 2017-09-22 07:05:18

The condition of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Annisul Huq is gradually improving although he is still in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a London hospital, reports UNB.   “H...

DMP arrests 68 drug dealers, users

DMP arrests 68 drug dealers, users

-- 2017-09-22 06:55:19

Dhaka Metropolitan Police arrested 68 drug dealers and users in an anti-drug drive from the city in the last 24 hours till 6am on Friday.   During the drive, the law enforcers also recovered 20...

Police detain two over fraudulence in DU admission test

Police detain two over fraudulence in DU admission test

-- 2017-09-22 06:38:51

Police detained two students, including a student of Dhaka University, on charge of fraudulence in the admission test of the university on Friday.   The detainees are Shahjahan Ali, a fourth ye...

Two pedestrians die in Sunamganj road accident

Two pedestrians die in Sunamganj road accident

-- 2017-09-22 06:05:06

Two pedestrians were killed as a minibus plunged into a roadside ditch after hitting the them on Sylhet-Sunamganj highway in Sunamganj.   The incident also left seven passengers of the minibus...

Obaidul Quader sets car-free day for Manik Miah Avenue

Obaidul Quader sets car-free day for Manik Miah Avenue

-- 2017-09-22 05:47:20

Private cars will be barred from travelling on Manik Miah Avenue of Dhaka on the first Friday of every month.   Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader made the announcement during a...

‘Son’ hacks mother to death

‘Son’ hacks mother to death

-- 2017-09-22 03:27:56

A woman was hacked to death allegedly by her son at Idrakpur in Munshiganj district town on Thursday night.   Alamgir Hossain, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said Ratan Sheikh sudde...

Jessore road crash kills farmer

Jessore road crash kills farmer

-- 2017-09-22 03:23:05

A farmer was killed and another injured in a road accident near Satmile Bazar on Jessore-Jhenidah highway in Jessore district on Thursday.   The deceased was identified as Zahurul Haque, 40, so...

ACC nabs ex-Krishi Bank official

ACC nabs ex-Krishi Bank official

-- 2017-09-22 03:15:29

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has nabbed a former deputy general manager of Bangladesh Krishi Bank from his Uttara residence for allegedly embezzling over Tk 490 million.   An ACC team,...

Light to moderate rain likely: Met office

Light to moderate rain likely: Met office

-- 2017-09-22 02:05:45

Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at a few places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Sylhet and Chittagong divisions and at one or two places over...

World Car Free Day being observed

World Car Free Day being observed

FE Online Desk 2017-09-22 01:30:02

The World Car Free Day 2017 is being observed in the country like elsewhere in the world on Thursday. The slogan of the day is: Go car free and choose your ride: walk, bike or take bus.   Presi...

Selling positive experiences for better performance

Selling positive experiences for better performance

Raisa Zaman 2017-09-21 12:26:13

Do you remember the feeling you had when you bought a pretty piece of clothing on discount? That feeling is the experience which the shopping outlet is selling you.   In this myriad of products...

Rohingya: A trail of misfortune

Rohingya: A trail of misfortune

Farid Ahmed of IPS in Cox's Bazar 2017-09-21 12:17:39

Forsaken and driven out by their home country Myanmar, tens of thousands of Rohingyas are struggling to survive in Bangladesh's border districts amid scarcities of food, clean water and medical care,...

Industry experts discuss professional skills

Industry experts discuss professional skills

-- 2017-09-21 12:07:56

East Delta University (EDU), Chittagong organised an event titled 'Corporate Odyssey' recently at its permanent campus to address the common challenges faced by Bangladeshi graduates and job seekers....

RAB detains Neo-JMB commander in city

RAB detains Neo-JMB commander in city

-- 2017-09-21 12:00:26

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) have detained a commander of the banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from South Banasree area in the city on Wednesday.   The ar...

Ethical considerations must for business success

Ethical considerations must for business success

Md Sadid Uddin 2017-09-21 12:00:12

It was April 2013 when Rana Plaza incident took place in Bangladesh causing massive destruction. The owner came under the scrutiny right after the incident for lack of proper working environment and l...

Researchers find Pangolins in Bangladesh

Researchers find Pangolins in Bangladesh

-- 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Researchers have found pangolins do persist in many forested areas of Bangladesh.   With the help of the Mro tribe in Bangladesh Researchers found the pangolins, but in small, isolated populati...

Bridge collapses under Rohingya relief truck, killing nine

Bridge collapses under Rohingya relief truck, killing nine

-- 2017-09-21 12:00:00

At least nine workers died and another five were injured after a bridge in Bandarban collapsed under a Red Cross truck carrying aid to a Rohingya camp.   The accident occurred near the BGB Chad...

Schoolgirl’s hanging body found

Schoolgirl’s hanging body found

-- 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Police recovered the body of a schoolgirl hanging from a ceiling fan inside her residence at Bagdanga village under Manirampur upazila in Jessore on Wednesday.   The dead, identified as Nila Kh...

Crop insurance scheme starts clicking

Crop insurance scheme starts clicking

FE Report 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Crop insurance scheme, launched as pilot projects in three districts, has so far settled claims worth over Tk 3.2 million on total 1,373 policies issued by the Sadharan Bima Corporation (SBC) giving a...

ACC nabs ex-Padma Oil MD

ACC nabs ex-Padma Oil MD

-- 2017-09-21 12:00:00

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has arrested former Padma Oil Managing Director Abul Khaer over an embezzlement case.   Abul Khaer was detained from his home in Gulshan on Thursday, said A...

Cultivators grow organic summer veg in B'baria

Cultivators grow organic summer veg in B'baria

Our Correspondent 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Summer vegetables have been successfully produced by applying the organic method and modern technology in nine upazilas of the district this season, sources said. The Department of Agriculture Exte...

Bangladesh enjoys trade surplus with Nepal

Bangladesh enjoys trade surplus with Nepal

-- 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Nepal is now facing trade deficit with Bangladesh. Nepali export of lentils to Bangladesh plummeted in recent years. Lentils production in Bangladesh increased significantly.   Until a few year...

RAB nabs three suspected drug traders

RAB nabs three suspected drug traders

-- 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel nabbed three suspected drug traders along with 500 Yaba tablets in Puthia upazila of Rajshahi district last night.   The arrestees were identified as Lito...