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‘Police’ beat man to death

‘Police’ beat man to death

-- 2017-10-09 01:17:05

A man was beaten to death allegedly by police at Harunga village of Kalai upazila in Joypurhat district early Monday. The deceased was identified as Saidur Rahman, son of Ashraf Ali, a resident of th...

BGB rescues 14 Bangladesh nationals in Benapole

BGB rescues 14 Bangladesh nationals in Benapole

-- 2017-10-08 12:40:59

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued 14 Bangladesh nationals from Daulatpur border in Benapole Port Police Station while they were being trafficked to India on Saturday night. The rescued...

Judges’ service rules: Govt gets more gazetting time

Judges’ service rules: Govt gets more gazetting time

-- 2017-10-08 12:00:00

The Supreme Court Appellate Division has given the government until Nov 5 to issue a gazette clarifying the service rules for lower court judges. The five-member bench led by Acting Chief Justice Md...

First 15 minutes see addition of 28 points on DSE

First 15 minutes see addition of 28 points on DSE

FE Online Report 2017-10-08 12:00:00

The prices of most of the shares on both bourses witnessed upward trend in early trading on Sunday as investors continued their buying appetite on sector-specific stocks. Following the previous week&...

Trade gap reaches $1.81 billion in July-Aug

Trade gap reaches $1.81 billion in July-Aug

FE Online Report 2017-10-08 12:00:00

The country’s merchandise trade gap with the rest of the world stood at $1.81 billion in the first two months of the current fiscal year (FY18). Statistics released by the central bank on Sunda...

BGMEA gets 7 more months to demolish building

BGMEA gets 7 more months to demolish building

-- 2017-10-08 12:00:00

The Supreme Court has given garment exporters association BGMEA seven more months to complete demolition of the 16-storey building it constructed illegally at Dhaka’s Hatirjheel. The five-membe...

Many feared drowned as Rohingya-packed boat sinks in Teknaf

Many feared drowned as Rohingya-packed boat sinks in Teknaf

FE Online Report 2017-10-08 12:00:00

Many people were feared drowned as a boat carrying Rohingya refugees overturned and sank in Naaf River in Teknaf Upazila of Cox’s Bazar district on Sunday. Police, CoastGuard and BGB members re...

Muggers hack DIU student to death

Muggers hack DIU student to death

-- 2017-10-08 11:50:43

A student of Daffodil International University (DIU) was stabbed to death reportedly by a gang of muggers at Tikatuli area in the city on Sunday morning. The deceased, identified as Abu Talha (22) w...

Corporate governance guidelines in the offing

Corporate governance guidelines in the offing

FE Desk 2017-10-08 11:20:36

Experts in a seminar recently said equity market should be a regular source of finance to industrialise the country. As part of observing the World Investor Week, the Institute of Chartered Accounta...

Stock market needs listing of sound cos

Stock market needs listing of sound cos

FE Report 2017-10-08 11:06:36

Discussants have said the country's capital market needs listing of more good companies to fetch more foreign investments. They stressed on importance of companies having good fundamentals on Saturd...

Govt waives AIT on foreign relief for Rohingyas

Govt waives AIT on foreign relief for Rohingyas

FE Report 2017-10-08 10:51:02

The National Board of Revenue (NBR) has waived advance income tax (AIT) on relief materials, sent by different countries, or international organisations for Rohingya refugees with the approval of the...

Home minister may visit Myanmar this month

Home minister may visit Myanmar this month

-- 2017-10-08 07:31:17

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan may visit Myanmar as early as this month to discuss about the process of repatriating Rohingyas. "The visit was scheduled way earlier, but in the meantime the situation...

TIB condemns UN inaction over Rohingya crisis

TIB condemns UN inaction over Rohingya crisis

-- 2017-10-08 07:17:20

The Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) strongly condemned failure of the United Nations to take action upon a report of an independent expert it commissioned before the military crackdown in...

Two die in Khulna road accident

Two die in Khulna road accident

-- 2017-10-08 06:53:07

Two students died in a road accident at Miksimil on Khulna-Dumuria road in Dumuria upazila of Khulna district on Saturday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Mostakim Morol, 20, and Wasim Mond...

Customs seize gold worth Tk 35m at HSIA

Customs seize gold worth Tk 35m at HSIA

-- 2017-10-08 06:06:09

Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate on Sunday seized seven kilograms of gold worth around Tk 35 million at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) last night. On a tip-off, a tea...

PM mourns death of Amalesh Sen

PM mourns death of Amalesh Sen

-- 2017-10-08 05:10:24

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday expressed deep shock at the death of Amalesh Sen, one of the members of Swadhin Bangla Football Team. In a condolence message, the Prime Minister said that the...

HC orders vehicle owners to turn in hydraulic horns to police

HC orders vehicle owners to turn in hydraulic horns to police

-- 2017-10-08 02:54:43

Vehicle owners in Dhaka city using hydraulic horns will have to turn in the devices to police in 15 days, according to a new court order. A High Court bench passed the order on Sunday after holding a...

Students block New Market intersection demanding results

Students block New Market intersection demanding results

-- 2017-10-08 02:35:33

Students from seven Dhaka University affiliate colleges have taken to the streets and blocked the New Market intersection. The blockade has halted traffic on eight roads since 10am, reports bdnews24....

Four die in B’baria road crash

Four die in B’baria road crash

-- 2017-10-08 01:23:32

Four people, including a woman and an infant, have been killed and another 10 injured after a bus collided head-on with a truck in Brahmanbaria. The incident occurred in Sarail Upazila’s Maliha...

Customs seizes gold worth 35m

Customs seizes gold worth 35m

-- 2017-10-08 01:21:42

Customs officials seized seven kilograms of gold worth about Tk 35 million (3.5 crore) from a flight of Singapore Airlines at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Sunday. Acting on a t...

Ten IU students to receive UGC Gold Medal

Ten IU students to receive UGC Gold Medal

-- 2017-10-07 12:52:24

A total of 10 students of Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia have been selected for the Prime Minister Gold Medal of the University Grant Commission (UGC) for their outstanding academic results in hon...

Deferred new VAT law faces further vetting

Deferred new VAT law faces further vetting

Doulot Akter Mala 2017-10-07 12:00:00

Government's revenue authorities have decided to conduct afresh an impact assessment of the new VAT law, pending its now-deferred enforcement, as skepticism cropped up. Sources said the National Boar...

Insurers owe SBC billions as premium

Insurers owe SBC billions as premium

Syful Islam 2017-10-07 12:00:00

Country's private-sector non-life insurance companies owe billions of taka to Sadharan Bima Corporation (SBC) in reinsurance premium against their risk the state-owned insurer covered, officials said....

Women empowerment improves in 2012-15

Women empowerment improves in 2012-15

Kamrun Nahar 2017-10-07 12:00:00

The scenario of women empowerment in Bangladesh has improved between 2012 and 2015, as the share of disempowered women decreased from 73 per cent in 2012 to 59 per cent in 2015, a latest IFPRI study r...

PM is back home

PM is back home

-- 2017-10-07 12:00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has returned to Dhaka after attending the United Nations General Assembly in New York, where she addressed world leaders on the Rohingya crisis. The prime minister’...

Govt acted with caution in dealing with Myanmar: PM

Govt acted with caution in dealing with Myanmar: PM

-- 2017-10-07 12:00:00

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the government was very much cautious to avert any kind of war with Bangladesh’s neighbour despite repeated provocations from Myanmar. “Our n...

Expatriates should be careful in reducing NPL: Minister

Expatriates should be careful in reducing NPL: Minister

-- 2017-10-07 12:00:00

Bangladeshi expatriates should be careful enough to stop siphoning off money abroad and urged to reduce non-performing loans (NPL). Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Nurul I...

Khagrachhari Mother, son die from electrocution

Khagrachhari Mother, son die from electrocution

-- 2017-10-07 10:59:21

A woman and her son were electrocuted and three of their family members injured at Betchhari area of Dighinala upazila in Khagrachhari on Friday night. The deceased were identified as Kalamile Chakma...

Sherpur police arrest one absconding accused

Sherpur police arrest one absconding accused

-- 2017-10-07 09:35:31

Sherpur district police arrested one more absconding accused on Saturday in connection with recovery of huge quantity of chemicals. The district police conducted a drive at shop of Nokla upazila on T...

BD was cautious against Myanmar’s provocations for war: PM

BD was cautious against Myanmar’s provocations for war: PM

-- 2017-10-07 06:22:50

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said the government was very much cautious to avert any kind of war with Bangladesh’s neighbour despite repeated provocations from Myanmar, reports UNB....