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Police detain two murder accused in Chattogram

Police detain two murder accused in Chattogram

-- 2018-05-27 11:37:52

Within 24 hours of the murder of an elderly woman, police managed to arrest two accused in Chattogram early Sunday. A police team in an overnight drive arrested the duo - Biplab and Abbas, said Nezam...

Many seating service buses carry passengers beyond capacity, says study

Many seating service buses carry passengers beyond capacity, says study

FE Report 2018-05-27 10:40:56

Some 28 per cent passengers travel standing on public buses in the city, although they pay higher fare in the name of seating service, a survey has revealed. According to the study, 96 per cent publi...

Death toll climbs to 79 in anti-drug campaign

Death toll climbs to 79 in anti-drug campaign

-- 2018-05-27 10:25:10

At least 11 more people, including a Teknaf councillor, have been killed in alleged shootouts amidst a nationwide anti-drug purge by Bangladesh’s security forces. Deaths were reported from Cox&...

Shurwid Industries incurs losses in last three years

Shurwid Industries incurs losses in last three years

Mohammad Mufazzal 2018-05-27 10:21:12

Shurwid Industries Limited, a 'Z' category company, has incurred losses in last three consecutive years allegedly due to a crisis in management as well as short supply of electricity and gas. As a re...

Plea for withdrawal of taxes on raw materials’ import

Plea for withdrawal of taxes on raw materials’ import

FHM Humayan Kabir 2018-05-27 10:13:17

Poultry industry association leaders have sought withdrawal of taxes on import of raw materials for feed production as those are affecting the growth of country's largest protein supplying sector. Lo...

Share of RMG in export earnings goes up further

Share of RMG in export earnings goes up further

Monira Munni 2018-05-27 10:05:04

The share of proceeds from readymade garment exports in the country's total export earning has gone further up despite exhortations to diversify the country's exportables, said tradespeople. Knit and...

PM returns home from official visit to West Bengal

PM returns home from official visit to West Bengal

-- 2018-05-26 23:06:34

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home on Saturday night, wrapping up her two-day official visit to West Bengal, India. A VVIP flight of Bangladesh Biman Airlines carrying the Prime Minister and...

Farmers eye record Haribhanga mango production this year

Farmers eye record Haribhanga mango production this year

-- 2018-05-26 21:31:01

RANGPUR, May 26 (BSS): A record production of fibreless, fleshy and tasty 'Haribhanga' mango is likely in Rangpur agriculture region this season as its harvest begins from the middle of the next mon...

Fishermen unhappy over poor hilsha fishing in Meghna

Fishermen unhappy over poor hilsha fishing in Meghna

-- 2018-05-26 21:15:34

Fishermen were failing to catch adequate hilsa fish from Meghna River for last one week, triggering frustration among them in Laxmipur. District Fisheries Office said last two months -- March and Apr...

Lightning kills four in Sylhet

Lightning kills four in Sylhet

-- 2018-05-26 21:07:08

Four people including two brothers were killed in separate incidents of lightning strikes in Sylhet sadar and Tahirpur upazilas on Saturday. In Tahirpur upazila, Jahur Alam, 35, resident of Menjargao...

Gazette on DA for journalists next week: Inu

Gazette on DA for journalists next week: Inu

-- 2018-05-26 21:03:08

The much anticipated Dearness Allowance (DA) for journalists, as recommended by the Wage Board, will probably be gazetted next week. Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu made the disclosure at a meet...

'BD to get profit from satellite after 7 to 8 years'

'BD to get profit from satellite after 7 to 8 years'

-- 2018-05-26 20:25:55

Bangladesh will recover the total expenditure of Bangabandhu-1 Satellite within next 7 or 8 years and after that the country will earn large amount of profit from the satellite. State Minister for In...

'Eid passengers not to face tailback on Dhaka-Tangail highway'

'Eid passengers not to face tailback on Dhaka-Tangail highway'

-- 2018-05-26 19:54:35

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has assured that no tailback will be created on the Dhaka-Tangail highway ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr this year. The minister came up with the assurance wh...

PM visits Netaji Museum in Kolkata

PM visits Netaji Museum in Kolkata

-- 2018-05-26 19:48:33

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday visited Netaji Shubhas Chandra Bose Museum at Netaji Bhaban, the ancestral home of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, in Kolkata. Sheikh Hasina went round different...

Magura road crash leaves two dead

Magura road crash leaves two dead

-- 2018-05-26 19:41:57

Two people, including a pickup driver, were killed while two others injured as the vehicle overturned on Magura-Jhenidah road at Abalpur on Saturday. The deceased were identified as Noor Islam, 35, d...

'Bangladesh, India should address human rights concerns'

'Bangladesh, India should address human rights concerns'

-- 2018-05-26 19:41:30

The Amnesty International has called on Bangladesh and India to address specific human rights concerns in the wake of bilateral meetings between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Prime Minister Narendr...

Ban on fishing in sea to continue till July 23

Ban on fishing in sea to continue till July 23

-- 2018-05-26 19:39:48

The ban on fishing in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the Bay of Bengal would continue till July 23, aiming to preserve and ensure smooth breeding of sea fish and crustacean. "Harvesting of all...

Law enforcers arrest 128 peddlers in overnight drive

Law enforcers arrest 128 peddlers in overnight drive

-- 2018-05-26 18:41:09

Law enforcers arrested a total of 128 people during the ongoing anti-narcotics drives in Rajshahi, Bagerhat, Jhalokati and Sherpur districts in the last 24 hours till 4 pm Saturday. In Rajshahi, poli...

Two int’l flight miss schedule at Dhaka airport

Two int’l flight miss schedule at Dhaka airport

FE Online Report 2018-05-26 18:26:39

Two international flights failed to meet their arrival schedule at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) on Saturday. Of the delayed flights, BG092 from Kolkata was supposed to arrive at the...

Pay salary, bonus before 20th Ramadan: RMG workers

Pay salary, bonus before 20th Ramadan: RMG workers

-- 2018-05-26 18:22:51

Leaders of Bangladesh Garments Workers Unity Council (BGWUC) on Saturday demanded that the RMG factory owners pay their workers' wages and festival bonus before the 20th Ramadan. They came up with th...

Why so many India tours, BNP asks PM

Why so many India tours, BNP asks PM

-- 2018-05-26 18:22:23

BNP senior leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain on Saturday questioned the motive behind Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s ‘repeated’ India tours when she could not even discuss the Teest...

More domestic flights to meet Eid rush

More domestic flights to meet Eid rush

-- 2018-05-26 18:03:58

Amid the growing demand ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, domestic airlines have decided to operate additional flights on different routes to serve more homebound passengers. Unusual tailbacks on Dhaka-Chattogra...

Farmers demand budgetary allocation for coastal embankments

Farmers demand budgetary allocation for coastal embankments

-- 2018-05-26 17:29:29

Leaders of various farmers' organisations have demanded special allocation in the upcoming national budget for the construction of permanent embankments in coastal areas to save agricultural land, rep...

Gas supply shortage hurts Ctg consumers

Gas supply shortage hurts Ctg consumers

Our Correspondent 2018-05-26 17:13:05

People in the port city are experiencing severe gas supply shortage in the month of Ramadan, as the gas distribution authority concerned cannot supply half of the natural gas demand. In some parts of...

‘Robber’ dies in Feni ‘shootout’

‘Robber’ dies in Feni ‘shootout’

-- 2018-05-26 15:45:11

A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight between two groups of robbers in Ruhutia bricks field area in Sadar Upazila of Feni early Saturday. The deceased was identified as Kabir Hossain,...

10 drug dealers get jail term in Cumilla

10 drug dealers get jail term in Cumilla

-- 2018-05-26 15:17:57

A mobile court in Cumilla on Saturday sentenced 10 drug traders to different terms of imprisonment in the city and Chandiana upazila. A team of Kotwali Police in a drive arrested Pakhi Begum, 35, Lit...

DMP files 2,480 cases over violating traffic rules

DMP files 2,480 cases over violating traffic rules

-- 2018-05-26 14:49:51

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in a daylong drive on Friday filed 2,480 cases against different modes of vehicles under traffic rule violation laws. Traffic division in their simultaneous drives on...

RAB arrests 100 in anti-narcotics drive at Geneva camp

RAB arrests 100 in anti-narcotics drive at Geneva camp

-- 2018-05-26 14:38:46

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), in an anti-narcotics drive at Geneva camp in Mohammadpur in the capital, detained around 100 people along with various types of drugs on Saturday. RAB-2 batta...

Nazrul’s works were instrumental in our liberation: PM

Nazrul’s works were instrumental in our liberation: PM

-- 2018-05-26 14:22:27

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the songs and poems of Kazi Nazrul Islam were both the inspiration and the weapons of the Bangla Language Movement and the Liberation War. She made the remarks at th...

373 houses get power connection in Manikganj

373 houses get power connection in Manikganj

-- 2018-05-26 13:47:03

A total of 373 houses in three villages of Betila Union under Sadar Upazila of Manikganj district have been brought under rural electrification network (REB) by Manikganj Palli Bidyut Samity. State M...