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Govt moves to build central rawhide storage in Savar

A move is underway to establish a central storage facility in Savar industrial hub to help ensure fair prices and quality of rawhides and skins as well as for proper management of the items, officials said.The Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) will be the implementing agency in setting...

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Lower court judges get one more week to submit explanation

The High Court on Sunday granted one more week to two lower-court judges for submitting their explanation over sending actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, popularly known as Pori Moni, on second and third phases of police remand in a narcotics case. The High Court bench of Justice Mustafa Zaman Islam and Justice...

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Actor Mahmud Sajjad no more

Noted cultural personality, eminent television and film actor Mahmud Sajjad has died from coronavirus-related complications at the age of 73, report agencies.He breathed his last at 3:30 pm on Sunday at a city hospital, his brother M Hamid said.Sajjad was admitted to the hospital on September 01 due to coronavirus-related...

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Karnaphuli capital dredging to end by next July

CHATTOGRAM, Oct 24: More than 60 per cent of works of capital dredging of Karnaphuli River have been completed after the project was started afresh by Bangladesh Navy in April this year, sources said.Stopped multiple times in the last three years since the project started in 2018, officials said works...

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Benoit Prefontaine lays foundation stone

Canadian High Commissioner in Dhaka Benoit Prefontaine lays foundation stone of permanent campus of Canadian University of Bangladesh in the city's Purbachal area on Saturday

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Change food habit to reduce dependency on rice

Agriculture Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque urged the people on Sunday to change their food habit gradually and eat other nutritious food and fruits reducing rice intake, reports UNB."Per-capita rice consumption in Bangladesh is 400 grams daily which is the highest in the world. In many countries people's average rice consumption...

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Telefilm 'Bela Boye Jay' released on YouTube channel

Produced by New Music Paradigm Company, the telefilm 'Bela Boye Jay' has been released for the first time on the YouTube channel of artiste Shusmita Anis recently, says a press release. Popular actors Tahsan Khan and Sabila Nur have played the lead roles in the telefilm. Monir Khan, Shimul, Maznun...

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Md Zahid Ahsan Russel, MP, receives a crest

State Minister for Sports and Youth Md Zahid Ahsan Russel, MP, receives a crest as the chief guest at the closing ceremony of 'Bangabandhu Battle of Skills 2021' organised by North South University Athletics Club (NSUAC) on Saturday. Azim Uddin Ahmed, Chairman of Board of Trustees (BoT) of NSU, and...

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Govt offers bounty for info on dolphin killers

The government has formed seven dolphin-conservation teams with an announcement that it will reward those who will provide information to Forest Department about dolphin killers."Many people deliberately kill dolphins to get its oil. But the government is always trying to conserve dolphins and working sincerely to make this activity a...

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Traffic policemen fine the owner of a showroom

Traffic policemen fine the owner of a showroom of cars who keep their vehicles on city roads, blocking vehicular movement. This snap was taken from the city's Nayapaltan area on Sunday — FE photo

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Weather (25-10-2021)

Rain/thunder shower accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at one or two over Chattogram division. Weather may remain mainly dry with temporary partly cloudy sky elsewhere over the country until 6:00 pm today (Monday), according to Met office.Day temperature may remain nearly unchanged and night temperature may...

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All illegal occupants to be evicted from city canals : Minister

All the illegal occupants over each canal in the capital city will be evicted within the tenure of this government to save people from waterlogging. "Necessary action will be taken as per the law, no matter how powerful the occupiers are...projects will be taken to save the canals," Minister for...

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