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Five bullet-hit bodies recovered from Cox’s Bazar

Five bullet-hit bodies recovered from Cox’s Bazar

-- 2020-07-28 16:34:41

Police in separate drives recovered bodies with gunshot wounds from Cox’s Bazar district town and Teknaf upazila on Tuesday. In Teknaf, four people were killed in a reported gunfight among two...

Two shot dead, nine injured in Khulna clash

Two shot dead, nine injured in Khulna clash

-- 2020-07-16 23:32:33

Two people were shot dead while nine others were injured in a clash between two local groups over establishing supremacy on Thursday night in Moshiali area under Khanjahan Ali Police Station in Khulna...

Flood situation deteriorates at places in Brahmaputra basin

Flood situation deteriorates at places in Brahmaputra basin

-- 2020-07-16 17:19:49

The flood situation deteriorated at places and remained mostly stable in other areas on Thursday as major rivers marked both rise and fall to flow above their danger marks (DM) at ten points in the Br...

Flood situation worsens in B’putra basin

Flood situation worsens in B’putra basin

-- 2020-07-14 17:23:34

The flood situation worsened further marooning over five lakh people in seven northern districts with significant improvement in Nilphamari during the last 24 hours ending at 9:00am in the Brahmaputra...

Banks to remain closed Tuesday in Bogura-1, Jashore-6 areas

Banks to remain closed Tuesday in Bogura-1, Jashore-6 areas

-- 2020-07-13 19:01:34

All branches of scheduled banks will remain closed on Tuesday in areas under Bogura-1 and Jashore-6 parliamentary seats which will go to by-polls. The decision was taken in compliance with the demand...

Couple killed in Cumilla road crash

Couple killed in Cumilla road crash

-- 2020-07-11 13:17:06

A couple was killed and four people were injured in a road crash on Cumilla-Sylhet highway in Kalikapur area in Debidwar upazila of Cumilla on Friday night. The deceased were identified as Abu Taher,...

Erosion puts Sherpur primary school under risk

Erosion puts Sherpur primary school under risk

-- 2020-07-10 19:43:43

Narayankhola Dakshin Primary School, an old school in Nakla upazila of Sherpur, is being gobbled up by Mrigi River as river erosion has taken a severe turn in the area. Although the Water Development...

Disinfection tunnels to be set up in Khulna cattle markets

Disinfection tunnels to be set up in Khulna cattle markets

-- 2020-07-10 17:17:24

Khulna city mayor Talukder Abdul Khaleque has said disinfection tunnels to be set up in Khulna cattle markets to prevent community transmission of COVID-19. “The cattle exuviate to be set up in...

Over 1.0m people marooned in 14 districts

Over 1.0m people marooned in 14 districts

FE Online Report 2020-07-04 20:16:28

The ongoing flood, caused by rain and upstream water from India, has marooned 1.1 million people in 14 districts in a week. Most of the flood-hit people are in need of food and necessary aids for the...

Flood situation in B’putra basin improving

Flood situation in B’putra basin improving

-- 2020-07-04 17:21:07

With recession of overflowing water from upper catchment, the flood situation continued to show an improving trend in the Brahmaputra basin during the last 24 hours ending 9:00am on Saturday. Officia...

BSCIC estate to generate 5,000 more jobs in Rajshahi

BSCIC estate to generate 5,000 more jobs in Rajshahi

-- 2020-07-04 17:04:36

Development works of the second industrial estate of Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) are progressing fast despite the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in Rajshahi. Th...

Farmer found dead in Satkhira

Farmer found dead in Satkhira

-- 2020-07-04 13:41:25

Police recovered the body of a farmer from Jhorgaccha village in Tala upazila of Satkhira on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Dulal Chandra Gosh, 50, son of Padmo Chandra Gosh. Local...

Flood situation remains steady in northern districts

Flood situation remains steady in northern districts

-- 2020-07-03 18:16:38

Flood situation remained mostly steady following little ups and downs in water levels of major rivers during the last 24 hours ending at 9 am on Friday in seven northern districts on the Brahmaputra b...

Crops on 11,006 hectares submerged in Rangpur region

Crops on 11,006 hectares submerged in Rangpur region

-- 2020-07-02 17:10:01

Standing crops on 11,006 hectares of land submerged under floodwater during the current deluge in 19 affected upazilas of four districts out of total five in Rangpur Agriculture region. Officials of...

Four dead, six injured in Rangpur road crash

Four dead, six injured in Rangpur road crash

-- 2020-07-01 16:43:10

Four transport workers were killed and six others injured in a road accident at Anantapur point on the Taraganj-Burirhat road in Taraganj upazila  in Rangpur on Wednesday. “The accident to...

Erosion takes serious turn in Lalmonirhat

Erosion takes serious turn in Lalmonirhat

-- 2020-06-30 20:33:04

As water started to recede, erosion on the left bank of the Teesta River in Lalmonirhat has taken a serious turn. Strong current is devouring houses and farmlands  as the water level of the rive...

60,000 families marooned in seven northern districts

60,000 families marooned in seven northern districts

-- 2020-06-29 17:30:15

Around 60,000 families have been marooned in seven northern districts where flood situation further deteriorated on Monday despite the rate of onrushing water from the upstream reduced in the Brahmapu...

Flash floods inundate parts of Sunamganj town

Flash floods inundate parts of Sunamganj town

-- 2020-06-27 16:50:05

Flash floods, triggered by onrush of water from the upstream and heavy rains, have inundated low-lying areas in different upazilas in Sunamganj district. Besides, 250 villages have been flooded in Ku...

Downpour triggers flood in low-laying areas of Sylhet

Downpour triggers flood in low-laying areas of Sylhet

-- 2020-06-27 16:32:08

Low-laying areas of different upazilas in Sylhet were inundated due to heavy rain falls in the last 24 hours. The Meteorological Department in Sylhet said 107 millimeters (mm) of rain was reordered i...

UNO, wife infected with Covid-19 in Feni

UNO, wife infected with Covid-19 in Feni

-- 2020-06-24 17:19:09

Dagonbhuiyan Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO)  Md Rabiul Hossain and his wife have been infected with coronavirus. Besides, 16 more patients including a physician of Feni General Hospital and a Dha...

Laxmipur civil surgeon infected with Covid-19

Laxmipur civil surgeon infected with Covid-19

-- 2020-06-23 19:24:27

Doctor Md Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury, the civil surgeon of Laxmipur, has been diagnosed with coronavirus. Besides, 12 more people have tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24-hour. With these, co...

Lychee growers make profit despite COVID-19 scare

Lychee growers make profit despite COVID-19 scare

-- 2020-06-23 16:51:15

The coronavirus crisis and natural disasters had raised concerns among lychee farmers over turning profits this season. But various government efforts have allayed their worries and farmers and trader...

Manpower shortage in CCC holds back COVID-19 sample collection

Manpower shortage in CCC holds back COVID-19 sample collection

 OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-06-05 09:40:32

Sample collection for coronavirus tests is being seriously hampered in Cumilla City Corporation (CCC) area due to insufficient manpower. Consequently, samples are not being collected for tests of the...

87 public representatives face suspension over relief scam

87 public representatives face suspension over relief scam

-- 2020-06-04 19:13:58

A total of 87 public representatives were suspended temporarily so far for their alleged irregularities in cash aid disbursement and relief distribution since detection of the country’s first co...

Kurigram farmers worried as Indian elephants damage crops

Kurigram farmers worried as Indian elephants damage crops

-- 2020-06-04 16:51:01

Farmers of the bordering area in Roumari upazila have become worried due to the damage of their crops by a herd of wild elephants from India over the last one week. A herd of wild elephants enter the...

Five die at Chandpur hospital isolation ward in 24hr

Five die at Chandpur hospital isolation ward in 24hr

-- 2020-06-03 16:53:14

Five people, including a woman and a village doctor, died at the isolation unit of Chandpur General Hospital in last 24 hours since Tuesday night. Resident medical officer Doctor Sujauddowla Rubel an...

Vegetable farming on floating beds gets popularity in Sylhet

Vegetable farming on floating beds gets popularity in Sylhet

-- 2020-06-01 16:38:40

Vegetable farming on floating beds made of water hyacinth and bamboo in waterbodies or ponds, has drawn huge response from farmers in different areas of Sylhet district. This method of vegetable cult...

Sylhet nurse dies of coronavirus

Sylhet nurse dies of coronavirus

-- 2020-05-30 20:11:52

A nurse of Shaheed Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital died of coronavirus in Sylhet on Friday night. Ruhul Amin, a senior staff nurse of the hospital which is dedicated for coronavirus treatment, died around...

Mobile schools launched in Magura town

Mobile schools launched in Magura town

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-05-30 09:27:13

Mobile schools have been launched in Magura town with the slogan, 'study will not be stopped for coronavirus' thanks to the noble gesture of a student front. As educational institutions are now on va...

Untimely Teesta River erosion perplexes people

Untimely Teesta River erosion perplexes people

-- 2020-05-27 17:54:15

Untimely erosion in Teesta River in Gokunda Char area of Lalmonirhat devoured about six houses and arable land. Abu Syed, son of Dulu Mia, was electrocuted while saving his house from river erosion....