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Narail road mishap takes two lives

Narail road mishap takes two lives

-- 2018-01-23 03:21:45

A grandmother and her granddaughter have been killed after a Kalnaghat-bound truck hit a three-wheeler easy bike carrying them on Narail-Lohagora road in Narail Sadar upazila Tuesday noon. The deceas...

Police recover two bodies from Syllhet hotel

Police recover two bodies from Syllhet hotel

-- 2018-01-22 12:44:06

Police have recovered the bodies of a man and a woman from a hotel room in Sylhet. The bodies were found in Hotel Meherpur at the city’s Sobhani Ghat around 10.30pm on Sunday, Kotwali Police OC...

245 hectares of land come under garlic production in Joypurhat

245 hectares of land come under garlic production in Joypurhat

Roving Correspondent 2018-01-22 12:00:00

Garlic peasants of the district are eyeing a bumper production this season amid a favourable weather condition. The plants are growing well across the district as the local agri office has provided a...

Pumpkin farming going on in Bogra river basin area

Pumpkin farming going on in Bogra river basin area

Our Correspondent 2018-01-22 12:00:00

Hundreds of poor and marginal farmers of Jamuna, Bangalee and Nagore rivers basin of the district are expecting to make a good profit from pumpkin cultivation. Excellent growing of the vegetable is p...

Four Ijtema devotees die in Sylhet head-on crash

Four Ijtema devotees die in Sylhet head-on crash

-- 2018-01-22 12:00:00

Four people were killed and another 10 injured after a bus, carrying 30 Biswa Ijtema devotees, collided head-on with a truck on a Sylhet highway. The incident was reported from Rashidpur Shatmail nei...

Police recover bullet-hit body in Jhenaidah

Police recover bullet-hit body in Jhenaidah

-- 2018-01-21 12:00:00

Police have recovered the body of an unknown man with a bullet wound from Jhenaidah’s Kaliganj. The body was found near the road to Mandartala village around 7am on Sunday, said Kaliganj Police...

Naogaon road accident kills biker

Naogaon road accident kills biker

-- 2018-01-21 03:10:55

A motorcyclist was killed as a bus hit his bike in Biharinagar area under Dhamoirhat upazila of Naogaon on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Mominul Islam Bipul (28), a representative of...

Farmers expects good yield of potato in Rajshahi

Farmers expects good yield of potato in Rajshahi

-- 2018-01-21 01:39:04

Farmers are hopeful about a good potato production in the region in the current season as overall climatic condition remains favorable for the farming. With a view to making good profit like the prev...

Onion farming on rise in Gopalganj

Onion farming on rise in Gopalganj

Our Correspondent 2018-01-20 12:00:00

Farmers in Gopalganj are passing a very busy time as onion cultivation is going on in full swing. The Department of Agriculture Extension said around 2825 hectares of land have been brought under the...

Boro cultivation in Nilphamari underway

Boro cultivation in Nilphamari underway

-- 2018-01-20 03:11:33

Boro cultivation paddy has started in Nilphjamari and it would continue for two months more. Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) sources said a total 79443 hectares of land has been brought un...

Demand for sweet betel leaf produced in  Bagmara, Mohanpur UZs on the increase

Demand for sweet betel leaf produced in Bagmara, Mohanpur UZs on the increase

Our Correspondent 2018-01-19 12:36:40

RAJSHAHI, Jan 18: The demand for sweet betel leaf produced in Bagmara and Mohanpur upazilas have been increasing day by day. Now, by covering most markets of Rangpur, Khulna, Barisal, Sylhet, Chittago...

Vegetable cultivation brings blessings for Natore marginal peasants

Vegetable cultivation brings blessings for Natore marginal peasants

Roving Correspondent 2018-01-19 12:35:33

NATORE, Jan 18: Commercial vegetable cultivation has brought blessing for hundreds marginal peasants in the district this current season due to favourable weather condition and timely supply of necess...

Faridpur road mishap takes lives of two

Faridpur road mishap takes lives of two

-- 2018-01-19 12:00:00

Two young men were killed in a road accident at Kanaipur on Dhaka-Khulna Highway in Faridpur sadar upazila on Thursday night. Witnesses said the accident took place when a motorcycle crashed into a p...

Three more die in Rangpur keep-warm fire

Three more die in Rangpur keep-warm fire

FE Online Desk 2018-01-19 12:00:00

Three more people, who suffered burns in fires they started to keep warm in the wintry weather, have died while undergoing treatment at Rangpur Medical College Hospital. With the latest, the hospital...

Demand for sweet betel leaf produced in Bagmara, Mohanpur UZs on the increase

Demand for sweet betel leaf produced in Bagmara, Mohanpur UZs on the increase

-- 2018-01-19 11:23:50

The demand for sweet betel leaf produced in Bagmara and Mohanpur upazilas have been increasing day by day. Now, by covering most markets of Rangpur, Khulna, Barisal, Sylhet, Chittagong and Rajshahi, t...

Sunamganj bus plunge leaves 20 hurt

Sunamganj bus plunge leaves 20 hurt

-- 2018-01-19 04:21:50

At least 20 people were injured in a road accident at Sadirpur in Dirai upazila on Friday morning. A Sylhet-bound minibus plunged into a roadside ditch as its driver lost control over the steering ar...

Students get class routines from district police super

Students get class routines from district police super

Our Correspondent 2018-01-18 12:00:00

A total of 1000 students of Gaibandha Govt. Boys' High School received class routines from the district police on Wednesday amid much enthusiasm and festivity. Superintendent of police (SP) Mashrukur...

Vegetable cultivation gains popularity in Natore

Vegetable cultivation gains popularity in Natore

Our Correspondent 2018-01-18 12:00:00

Vegetable cultivation has brought smiles on the faces of hundreds marginal peasants in Natore district in this season. According to Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), the farmers have already...

Bogra apiarists make good profit

Bogra apiarists make good profit

Our Correspondent 2018-01-17 12:00:00

 A good number of beekeepers from different villages of the district are making good profit from the sale of honey this season. The price of their produced fresh honey is being sold high rate co...

Boro cultivation going on in full swing in Sirajganj

Boro cultivation going on in full swing in Sirajganj

Roving Correspondent 2018-01-17 12:00:00

Farmers of the district are passing busy time as Boro cultivation is going on in full swing. According to Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) office sources, around 1,59,000 hectares of land wi...

Man 'commits suicide after killing wife, two minor children'

Man 'commits suicide after killing wife, two minor children'

-- 2018-01-17 12:00:00

A man alleged committed suicide after poisoning to death his wife and two minor daughters in Cox's Bazar on Wednesday evening. The police retrieved the bodies of Sumon Chowdhury (33) his wife Baby Ch...

BGB drives derive Tk 12.8b goods

BGB drives derive Tk 12.8b goods

-- 2018-01-17 07:21:37

Country’s paramilitary force, responsible for the border security, seized smuggled goods and contraband items worth around Tk. 12.78 billion in 2017.  The value of the illegal goods, inclu...

Plum cultivation brings smile to Bogra peasants

Plum cultivation brings smile to Bogra peasants

-- 2018-01-17 03:43:59

A good number of marginal peasants in Bogra have attained financial solvency by cultivating Apple Kul, a variety of plum, on a commercial basis over the last few years. They started the cultivation...

DAE expects bumper potato production in Jamalpur

DAE expects bumper potato production in Jamalpur

-- 2018-01-16 03:02:42

Officials of the agriculture department in Jamalpur are expecting bumper production of potatoes in the current season. They are hopeful to exceed their target of getting 94600 tonnes of potato from 4...

Suspected robber dies in Narayanganj mob beating

Suspected robber dies in Narayanganj mob beating

-- 2018-01-15 03:39:43

A mob has beaten a man to death on suspicion of robbery at Araihazar Upazila in Narayanganj. Local police OC MA Hoque confirmed the news on Monday.   Police could not identify the person....

Habiganj road accident kills farmer

Habiganj road accident kills farmer

-- 2018-01-15 03:38:03

A farmer was killed and nine others were injured as a microbus collided head-on with a jeep in Ratna Bazar area under Baniachong upazila Habiganj in this morning. The deceased was identified as Abdul...

52,652 hectares of land come under veg cultivation in Sylhet region

52,652 hectares of land come under veg cultivation in Sylhet region

Our Correspondent 2018-01-14 12:00:00

Around 52,652 hectares of land have been brought under the farming of varieties of vegetable in Sylhet division during the ongoing winter season. The crops include gourd, sweet gourd, radish, bean, to...

Farmers in Rangpur char areas show interest in growing sweet potato

Farmers in Rangpur char areas show interest in growing sweet potato

Our Correspondent 2018-01-14 11:52:45

RANGPUR, Jan 14: The farmers of different char areas under the district are showing their interest in the cultivation of sweet potato for the high demand and profit. Low production cost and easy cult...

Late blight disease breaks out in Nilphamari

Late blight disease breaks out in Nilphamari

-- 2018-01-14 04:30:13

Late blight disease has broken out in the potato farmlands of Nilphamari district. Late blight is a potentially devastating disease of tomato and potato, infecting leaves, stems, and fruits of tomato...

RCCI to boost regional trade

RCCI to boost regional trade

-- 2018-01-14 03:19:33

Leaders of Rangpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) have called for resolving some prevailing problems to boost trade, commerce to accelerate development in the region. They made the call at a...