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Developed communication systems to expedite industrialisation, says PM

Developed communication systems to expedite industrialisation, says PM

-- 2022-06-27 18:08:33

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the government has ensured continued efforts to develop communication systems across the country as developed communication can expedite industrialisation, trade...

140 medical teams working in flood-hit areas, says health minister

140 medical teams working in flood-hit areas, says health minister

-- 2022-06-27 17:41:11

A total of 140 medical teams are providing medical treatment to flood-hit people in Sylhet district, says Health Minister Zahid Maleque. The health department, he said, is ready to provide medical as...

Biman to start direct Dhaka-Toronto flights on July 27

Biman to start direct Dhaka-Toronto flights on July 27

-- 2022-06-27 17:25:43

Biman Bangladesh Airlines will start operating direct flights from Dhaka to Toronto on July 27. The airlines made the announcement with a press release on Sunday night, reports bdnews24.com. Passeng...

Impossible to remove Padma Bridge's screws by hand, says CID

Impossible to remove Padma Bridge's screws by hand, says CID

-- 2022-06-27 17:22:32

The Criminal Investigation Department says Bayezid Talha, who was arrested for removing nuts from bolts of the Padma Bridge railings, committed an act of sabotage as it would not have been possible to...

Two Shimulia ferries transferred as demand dries up after Padma Bridge opening

Two Shimulia ferries transferred as demand dries up after Padma Bridge opening

-- 2022-06-27 17:11:56

Two of the eight ferries on the Shimulia-Majhirkandi river route have been transferred to other routes after the opening of the Padma Bridge. “The two ferries were moved in the morning as there...

Govt must identify those who conspired against Padma Bridge project, says HC

Govt must identify those who conspired against Padma Bridge project, says HC

-- 2022-06-27 16:56:37

The High Court (HC) has stressed the need to identify the 'conspirators' who sought to undermine the Padma Bridge project by raising false allegations of corruption over the construction of the megast...

Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrim arrested in Saudi for begging

Bangladeshi Hajj pilgrim arrested in Saudi for begging

-- 2022-06-27 16:01:54

Saudi Arabian police have arrested a Bangladeshi man for begging during his trip to the country to perform the Hajj pilgrimage. Md Motiar Rahman, a native of Meherpur's Gangni upazila, was arrested i...

Do Something Foundation distributes relief to 5,000 flood victims in six districts

Do Something Foundation distributes relief to 5,000 flood victims in six districts

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-06-27 13:40:32

Do Something Foundation - a humanitarian organisation - has so far distributed relief among 5,000 people affected by floods in Sylhet, Sunamganj, Netrokona, Kurigram, Nilphamari and Lalmonirhat....

12 Supreme Court judges contract coronavirus

12 Supreme Court judges contract coronavirus

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-06-27 12:44:43

Twelve judges of the Appellate and High Court Divisions of the Supreme Court have been infected with Covid-19.  Chief Justice Hasan Foez Siddique made the remark when the court proceedings start...

Momen proposes UK for resettling 0.1 million Rohingyas

Momen proposes UK for resettling 0.1 million Rohingyas

-- 2022-06-27 11:59:59

Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen has proposed Britain, as a global leader in justice and human rights, for resettling 0.1 million Myanmar Rohingyas currently sheltered in Bangladesh to lessen the u...

Floods leave a trail of devastation

Floods leave a trail of devastation

FE REPORT 2022-06-27 08:29:34

SYLHET: Floods have left a trail of devastation in the greater Sylhet region, especially in Sylhet and Sunamganj districts. According to reports, over 2,200-km road in Sunamganj district alone had...

BD hopeful about getting extension after graduation

BD hopeful about getting extension after graduation

FE REPORT 2022-06-27 08:19:27

Bangladesh is expecting to get an extension of the preferences it enjoys in international trade after the country's graduation from the least developed country (LDC) status. Commerce Secretary Tapa...

Two motorcyclists die after accident on Padma Bridge

Two motorcyclists die after accident on Padma Bridge

-- 2022-06-26 23:32:10

Two motorcyclists have died from injuries they sustained in an accident on the Padma Bridge, police say.They were brought to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where the doctors declared them dead on Sund...

Receding flood waters reveal disastrous damage in Sylhet

Receding flood waters reveal disastrous damage in Sylhet

-- 2022-06-26 21:40:12

As the waters started receding following Sylhet division's worst flood in living memory, the disastrous damage it inflicted also became evident, along with the challenge any recovery effort will face...

Motorcycles not allowed on Padma Bridge for indefinite period

Motorcycles not allowed on Padma Bridge for indefinite period

-- 2022-06-26 21:31:49

The government has banned motorcycles from the Padma Bridge in the wake of congestion and complete disregard for the rules by the public on the newly inaugurated structure.The Bridges Division announc...

‘DSCC working to improve Dhaka’s place in liveability index’

‘DSCC working to improve Dhaka’s place in liveability index’

-- 2022-06-26 21:20:20

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Mayor Barrister Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh on Sunday said that the corporation is working to improve Dhaka's ranking in the Global Liveability Index published by the...

Drivers complain of Padma Bridge opening banners, festoons on expressway

Drivers complain of Padma Bridge opening banners, festoons on expressway

-- 2022-06-26 20:29:42

Many of the banners, festoons and billboards that were put up on Bangabandhu Expressway to celebrate the opening of the Padma Bridge have collapsed on the street, creating risks of accident.Authoritie...

Initiative taken for making rivers around Dhaka fit for navigation, says Tajul

Initiative taken for making rivers around Dhaka fit for navigation, says Tajul

-- 2022-06-26 18:37:34

LGRD Minister Md Tajul Islam has said the government has taken steps to develop the rivers around Dhaka so that more passenger boats can operate to ease traffic in the capital. “The bridges ove...

HC unhappy with performance of People’s Leasing board

HC unhappy with performance of People’s Leasing board

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-06-26 18:32:19

The High Court is unhappy with the performance of the court-appointed Board of Directors of the People’s Leasing and Financial Services Limited (PLFSL), a non-bank financial institution. In a r...

Bangladesh gets greetings from more countries for completion of Padma Bridge

Bangladesh gets greetings from more countries for completion of Padma Bridge

-- 2022-06-26 17:50:08

Bangladesh's foreign friends continue to congratulate Bangladesh on the completion of the Padma Bridge and appreciate its determination and courage under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina...

Death toll from flood rises to 84

Death toll from flood rises to 84

-- 2022-06-26 17:22:30

Flood claimed two more lives in Sherpur and Habiganj districts in 24 hours till Sunday morning, raising the total fatalities to 84. Each of them died by drowning in floodwater, according to the Direc...

Bangladesh sees spike in dengue cases

Bangladesh sees spike in dengue cases

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-06-26 17:12:11

Bangladesh has reported 32 more new dengue cases in the 24 hours till Sunday morning. Earlier on Tuesday, the first dengue death of the season was reported. Among the new patients, three news cases...

Covid claims two lives, infects 1,680

Covid claims two lives, infects 1,680

-- 2022-06-26 16:43:18

Bangladesh has recorded 1,680 cases of Covid-19 in a day, taking the overall tally of infections to 1,965,173. The death toll from the disease climbed by two in 24 hours to 29,140, according to the l...

Glimpses of Lankan resurgence

Glimpses of Lankan resurgence

Shafin Saif 2022-06-26 16:40:17

Sri Lanka secured a historic series win against Australia in their home by a 3-2 margin. Against the backdrop of a failing economy and a tumultuous national scene, the Lankans finally triumphed over...

Dope test to be mandatory for university admission

Dope test to be mandatory for university admission

-- 2022-06-26 16:17:04

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has said dope test will be made mandatory for the students before university admission by amending the relevant law. He said laws are being amended and students will be...

‘Edible oil prices to come down soon’

‘Edible oil prices to come down soon’

-- 2022-06-26 16:01:19

The prices of edible oil are likely to drop within a day or two due to fall in prices in global market, secretary to the Commerce Ministry Tapan Kanti Ghosh has said. “Good news will come in a...

Tarique, Zubaida have to surrender first to appoint lawyer in handling case: HC

Tarique, Zubaida have to surrender first to appoint lawyer in handling case: HC

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-06-26 15:54:03

Terming BNP acting Chairman Tarique Rahman and his wife Zubaida Rahman as fugitives in a case corruption case, the High Court has asked the trial court concerned to complete the proceedings of the c...

PM asks new generation to lead country towards prosperity

PM asks new generation to lead country towards prosperity

-- 2022-06-26 15:30:39

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the new generation to be prepared with the knowledge of science, technology and research to lead the country towards prosperity utilising their hidden tale...

Long queues of vehicles at Mawa end as Padma Bridge opens

Long queues of vehicles at Mawa end as Padma Bridge opens

FE ONLINE DESK 2022-06-26 14:34:14

The Padma Bridge has witnessed long queues of vehicles at its Mawa end as it opened to traffic this morning, Prothom Alo reports. However, the picture was different at the Jazira end of the bridge wi...

Brief flooding likely in Shariatpur, Madaripur

Brief flooding likely in Shariatpur, Madaripur

FE ONLINE REPORT 2022-06-26 14:33:44

Some parts of the country are still likely to witness brief flood situations in the next 24 hours, according to the Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) forecast. There is a chance of a short-du...