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Khaleda also sends Eid card to Hasina

-- August 31, 2017 20:11:02

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, now in London, on Thursday sent an Eid greeting card to Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the occasion of Holy Eid-ul-Azha. Sheikh Hasina also se...

Hamid, Hasina greet nation on Eid

-- August 31, 2017 19:47:41

President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have greeted Muslim Ummah including the country people on Holy Eid-ul-Azha which will be observed in Bangladesh on Saturday. In a message on...

City corporations fix over 1000 spots in Dhaka for slaughtering animals

-- August 31, 2017 18:38:01

Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) have fixed 1,174 spots for slaughtering the sacrificial animals on the day of Eid-ul-Azha to speed up waste management. &nb...

ACC to probe 18 Hajj agencies

-- August 31, 2017 18:29:13

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) launched a probe into mismanagement at 18 Hajj travel agencies, informs ACC Deputy Director (Media) Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya on Thursday.   “We have...

Rape victim Rupa’s body exhumed

-- August 31, 2017 18:26:20

The body of Zakia Sultana Rupa, the college girl who was gang-raped and murdered, has been exhumed and handed over to her family, reports bdnews24.com.   Tangail Executive Magistrate Abdur Rahi...

Homeward rush for Eid

-- August 31, 2017 14:46:19

  Holidaymakers have filled Dhaka’s Kamalapur Rail Station, looking to make trips home for Eid ul Azha.   Every train leaving the station on Thursday morning overflowed. Many more p...

Another Rohingya boat capsizes, killing 17

-- August 31, 2017 11:02:22

Seventeen more bodies were recovered on Thursday morning from Naf River in Shah Porir Dwip area in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar district where a boat capsized in the river on Wednesday night.  ...

Lightning kills three in Khagrachhari

-- August 31, 2017 10:19:55

Three people including a father and his daughter were killed as a lightning struck them at Milonkarbaripara area under Tobolchhari union of Matiranga upazila on Wednesday evening.   The decease...

Banks need own strategies to cut ballooning NPLs

FE Report August 31, 2017 09:52:52

Experts said Wednesday banks ought to develop their own strategies for time-bound reduction in non-performing loans as the ballooning of the same affects the country's entire financial sector. Suc...

Hasina sends Eid card to Khaleda

-- August 30, 2017 20:53:32

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sent an Eid greeting card to BNP chief Khaleda Zia. The PM has wished the BNP chairperson a happy Eid-ul-Azha. A four-member Awami League delegation, led by its form...

Abu Dhabi travel agency issues fake air tickets to BD workers

-- August 30, 2017 20:29:04

Abu Dhabi: A group of workers living in Abu Dhabi’s Musaffah industrial area have alleged that a travel agency closed down its office after issuing “fake flight tickets” to them, acc...

DPRK missile launch over Japan concerns BD

-- August 30, 2017 20:02:10

Bangladesh has expressed its grave concern at the recent launching of a ballistic missile over Japan by Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) or North Korea. “We've seen that throu...

Bogra Rape: Bail pleas of Rumki, four others rejected

-- August 30, 2017 19:00:15

A court here on Wednesday rejected the bail prayers of five accused, including Bogra municipality female councillor Marzia Hasan Rumki, over the rape of a schoolgirl, and humiliating her and her mothe...

‘BNP making odd comments over Rohingya issue’

-- August 30, 2017 18:44:39

Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbub-ul Alam Hanif today said BNP is making peculiar and irrelevant comments on the government's steps over the Rohingya issue, reports BSS.   "Rohingya i...

Secure BD’s interests for WTO MC-11: CPD

FE Online Report August 30, 2017 17:58:08

Economists on Tuesday underscored stronger preparation of the country’s multilateral trade negotiators to deal with the challenges of upcoming ministerial conference of the World Trade Organizat...

Woman dies in Chuadanga road accident

-- August 30, 2017 17:09:26

A woman was killed as a speeding truck ran her over at Ujirpur village of Damurhuda upazila of Chuadanga on Wednesday.   The deceased was identified as Shahida Begum, 35, wife of late Shahjahan...

ACC arrests three Ctg port officials

-- August 30, 2017 17:05:28

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday arrested three officials of Chittagong Port Authority in Chittagong in a graft case.   An ACC team of its Chittagong divisional office, led by...

Put pressure on Myanmar over Rohingya issue: PM to US

-- August 30, 2017 16:59:39

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged the United States to mount pressure on Myanmar to stop pushing its nationals into Bangladesh.   "We have given shelter to a huge number of Rohing...

US embassy to stay closed Aug 31 to Sept 3

-- August 30, 2017 16:42:53

The US Embassy in Dhaka, including its consular section, will remain closed on Thursday through Sunday on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, a Bangladeshi national holiday, and US Labor Day, an American hol...

College girl killed after gang-rape on moving bus

-- August 30, 2017 11:30:23

    A college girl has been killed after being gang-raped on a moving bus travelling from Sirajganj to Mymensingh.   She was attacked on a Chhowa Paribahan bus on Friday night, the...

Fresh violence in Rakhine quite concerning: US

-- August 29, 2017 22:23:51

Visiting US Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells has described the current situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state as “quite concerning”....

5,000 Rohingyas enter Bangladesh in three days

-- August 29, 2017 21:14:28

Some 5,200 people have entered Bangladesh from Myanmar as of Sunday in the wake of the latest violence in Rakhine state, UN refugee agency UNHCR estimates. In a separate statement, New York-based Hum...

EC to sit with Biplabi Workers Party, Jagpa Wednesday

-- August 29, 2017 19:57:27

The Election Commission will sit in talks with Bangladesher Biplabi Workers Party and Jatiya Ganotantrik Dal (Jagpa) on Wednesday.   The talks with Biplabi Workers Party will start at 11am whil...

'Missing bank official returns'

-- August 29, 2017 19:31:49

Missing bank official Shamim Ahmed returned home after five days of alleged abduction.   Shamim's wife Shilpi Ahmed informed Paltan Police Station on Monday night about her husband’s retu...

'City corporations to remove wastes within 24 hours on Eid'

-- August 29, 2017 18:16:49

Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sayeed Khokon said the wastes of sacrificial animals will be removed within 24 hours on Eid-ul-Azha.   “We hope to remove the wastes of sacrificial anim...

Lalmonirhat-Burimari rail communication resumes

-- August 29, 2017 18:16:23

Rail communications on the Lalmonirhat- Burimari route resumed Tuesday morning after 16 days.   "Rail communications resumed at 8am on the route after a Burimari-bound commuter train left Lalm...

Govt to develop ponds, canals in 400 upazilas

-- August 29, 2017 17:39:20

Aiming to preserve surface water, the government is set to develop and re-excavate ponds and canals in 400 upazilas in the country.   The Executive Committee of the National Economic of Council...

Police exhume body after 36 days of death

-- August 29, 2017 16:52:16

Police exhumed a body of a man, who allegedly committed suicide, at Babukhali village in Mohammadpur upazila of Magura on Monday, 36 days after his death.   Tariqul Islam, officer-in-charge of...

Lightning strike leaves two farmers dead in Pirojpur

-- August 29, 2017 16:47:40

Two farmers died in lightning strike at Ataurkhali village in Bhandaria upazila of Pirojpur on Tuesday.   The deceased were identified as Jahangir Hossain, 30, son of Moyenuddin Khan and Nasiru...

UN chief urges Bangladesh to allow fleeing Rohingyas

-- August 29, 2017 16:29:08

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged the Bangladesh to continue to allow the Rohingyas fleeing violence to seek safety in Bangladesh from Myanmar.   UN Secretary General made...