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Drug war death toll rises to 67 after overnight shootouts

Drug war death toll rises to 67 after overnight shootouts

-- 2018-05-26 11:23:46

At least eleven people have been killed in seven districts across the country in alleged shootouts amidst the war on drugs conducted by Bangladesh’s security forces. Two people were killed over...

Miscreants murder housewife in Satkhira

Miscreants murder housewife in Satkhira

-- 2018-05-26 10:57:50

A housewife was strangulated to death by some miscreants at Nagbati village in Shyamnagar upazila in Satkhira on Friday night. The deceased was identified as Jebunnesa, 50, wife of Abdul Aziz Sardar....

Three die in lightning  strikes in Thakurgaon

Three die in lightning strikes in Thakurgaon

-- 2018-05-26 10:25:09

At least three people were killed and five others injured after being stuck by thunderbolts in Haripur and Pirganj upazilas in Thakurgaon on Friday. The deceased were identified as Moinuddin, 26, son...

Bumper Boro output bane of farmers, boon for millers

Bumper Boro output bane of farmers, boon for millers

Yasir Wardad 2018-05-26 09:53:09

Bumper Boro production in the wake of hefty rice import has turned out to be a bane of the country's farmers. Paddy prices have dropped to a three-year low with only millers and traders benefiting fr...

BRI to forge ‘closer Sino-Bangla ties’

BRI to forge ‘closer Sino-Bangla ties’

Ismail Hossain, from Beijing 2018-05-26 09:48:06

'China dream' and 'Bangladesh dream' have blended well as both the nations partnered in belt and road initiative (BRI), a top Chinese entrepreneur has said. The two countries have great potential for...

Eid sales yet to pick up in city markets

Eid sales yet to pick up in city markets

Saif Uddin 2018-05-26 09:43:30

Eid shopping has just started gaining momentum as people are visiting different city markets and fashion outlets to buy their desired items, traders have said. Most of the city shopping centres saw a...

Hasina holds bilateral meeting with Modi

Hasina holds bilateral meeting with Modi

-- 2018-05-25 21:51:44

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has discussed bilateral issues with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi during a meeting. The meeting was held on Friday at Bangladesh Bhaban at Shantiniketan in West Be...

Anti-drug drives: Law enforcers arrest 253 in 24 hours

Anti-drug drives: Law enforcers arrest 253 in 24 hours

-- 2018-05-25 21:37:18

Law enforcers arrested at least 253 people in Jashore, Faridpur, Cumilla, Sirajganj, Joypurhat and Nilphamari districts in last 24 hours till 6 pm Friday as part of the ongoing drives against drug men...

Nation celebrates Nazrul's 119th birth anniversary

Nation celebrates Nazrul's 119th birth anniversary

-- 2018-05-25 20:29:16

The 119th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam was celebrated in the country on Friday in a befitting manner. The government and different socio-cultural and political organisations a...

One in three-day remand over Tashfia murder

One in three-day remand over Tashfia murder

-- 2018-05-25 20:13:48

A court in Chattogram has granted a three-day remand to interrogate Mizanur Rahman alias Asif Mizan over the killing of schoolgirl Tasfia Amin. Asif Mizan is a friend of Adnan Mirza,Tashfia's 'boy fr...

Qamrul describes BNP as a curse in politics

Qamrul describes BNP as a curse in politics

-- 2018-05-25 19:43:20

Describing the BNP as a curse in Bangladesh politics, Food Minister Qamrul Islam has said the party should be removed from the country. The Awami League leader made the remark at a meeting marking th...

'Practise works and ideals of Poet Nazrul'

'Practise works and ideals of Poet Nazrul'

-- 2018-05-25 18:31:56

President Abdul Hamid has urged the young generation to practise works and ideals of Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam to build a non-communal society. "The spirit and efforts of Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam for a so...

RAB arrests 8 ‘human traffickers’ in Faridpur

RAB arrests 8 ‘human traffickers’ in Faridpur

-- 2018-05-25 18:07:17

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members have arrested eight suspected human traffickers, including three women, from Bakhunda and Shibrampur areas of Sadar upazila in Faridpur on Friday. The arrestees w...

Road crashes kill three in Chattogram

Road crashes kill three in Chattogram

-- 2018-05-25 18:04:11

At least three people, including a woman, were killed in separate road accidents on Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Sitakunda upazila on Friday. Two of the deceased were identified as Ruby Akhter, 55, an...

Bangladesh, India can solve any problem maintaining bonds: PM

Bangladesh, India can solve any problem maintaining bonds: PM

-- 2018-05-25 17:27:02

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed her hope that Bangladesh and India will be able to solve their any problem maintaining their bonds. "I hope, we'll able to solve any problem through maintai...

DMP tightens security ahead of Eid

DMP tightens security ahead of Eid

-- 2018-05-25 17:10:37

Law enforcing agencies have drawn extra security vigil during Ramadan in and around markets and malls in Dhaka to ensure peaceful and unhindered shopping ahead of the Muslim's one of the biggest relig...

Detectives arrest mother, son with '2,000 Yaba tablets'

Detectives arrest mother, son with '2,000 Yaba tablets'

-- 2018-05-25 16:39:26

Detectives arrested a woman and her son allegedly along with 2,000 Yaba tablets from a village in Saturia upazila of Manikganj on Friday. The arrestees were identified as Ayesha Begum, 48, and her so...

Garment workers demand Eid bonus within June 6

Garment workers demand Eid bonus within June 6

-- 2018-05-25 16:16:48

The National Garment Workers Federation has urged authorities of all factories to pay festival bonus for Eid-ul-Fitr within June 6. The Federation came up with the demand from a meeting held in front...

Two die in Chattogram road crash

Two die in Chattogram road crash

-- 2018-05-25 16:03:37

Two men were killed in a road accident on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway in Kumira Gul Ahmed Jute Mills Gate area under Sitakunda upazila of Chattogram district Friday. The deceased were identified as...

Moudud hints at street movement after Eid

Moudud hints at street movement after Eid

-- 2018-05-25 15:40:59

BNP senior leader Moudud Ahmed has said that their party will begin harsher programmes after Eid-ul-Fitr as it is the only way to realise their demands and free their chairperson Khaleda Zia from jail...

BD fifth largest Muslim consumer food spending market

BD fifth largest Muslim consumer food spending market

FE Online Report 2018-05-25 15:21:53

Bangladesh has been ranked as the fifth largest Muslim consumer food expenditure market in the world, according to an estimate unveiled in the State of the Global Islamic Economy Report 2017-18. It e...

PM Hasina, Modi unveil Bangladesh Bhavana

PM Hasina, Modi unveil Bangladesh Bhavana

FE Online Desk 2018-05-25 13:54:36

  Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi have jointly unveiled the plaque of Bangladesh Bhavan at Visva-Bharati University, founded by Rabindranath Tago...

RAB destroys 45,000 litres liquor in Rajshahi

RAB destroys 45,000 litres liquor in Rajshahi

-- 2018-05-25 12:05:04

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) seized 45,000 litres of domestically produced liquor and arrested 22 people involved in drug-addiction and trading from different areas in Rajshahi district on...

Police recover Bishnu statue in Gobindaganj

Police recover Bishnu statue in Gobindaganj

-- 2018-05-25 11:47:56

Police in a raid recovered a Bishnu statue from a house at Raza Birat village of Gobindaganj upazila on Thursday. Acting on a tip off, a team of police conducted a drive at the house and seized the s...

Ten more die as war on drugs continues

Ten more die as war on drugs continues

-- 2018-05-25 11:31:13

Ten more people have been killed in what security forces describe as shootouts as Bangladesh’s war on drugs continued amid criticism from different rights groups and rival political parties. Th...

PM reaches Kolkata to open Bangladesh Bhavana

PM reaches Kolkata to open Bangladesh Bhavana

-- 2018-05-25 10:49:10

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reached the West Bengal to join her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at the opening of Bangladesh Bhavana at the Visva-Bharati during a convocation of the university....

PM leaves Dhaka for Kolkata

PM leaves Dhaka for Kolkata

-- 2018-05-25 10:03:16

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has left Dhaka on a two-day visit to West Bengal at the invitation of her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying Prime Mini...

Boro harvest nears end in Sylhet, Panchagarh

Boro harvest nears end in Sylhet, Panchagarh

Our Correspondent 2018-05-24 22:19:17

SYLHET, May 24: Boro harvest is about to be completed in days in Sylhet region and the common farmers are seemed to be happy as they managed making a safe harvest amid a troubled weather. Non-haor are...

National Poet Nazrul’s 119th birth anniversary Friday

National Poet Nazrul’s 119th birth anniversary Friday

-- 2018-05-24 22:11:47

National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam’s 119th birth anniversary will be celebrated in the country on Friday in a befitting manner. Born on May 25, 1899 at village Churulia in Burdwan district of West...

Three workers die from electrocution in Jamalpur

Three workers die from electrocution in Jamalpur

-- 2018-05-24 21:08:29

Three persons were killed and five others injured from electrocution at Islampur upazila in Jamalpur district Thursday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Hasan, 25, Taher, 20, and Obaidul, 22...