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Mudslide at Sylhet stone quarry kills two

Mudslide at Sylhet stone quarry kills two

-- 2018-02-26 11:15:08

Two workers were killed and three others injured in a mudslide while they were extracting stones from a quarry in Bholaganj area of Companiganj upazila under Sylhet district on Sunday night. The dece...

Horse carts gain popularity as mode of communication in remote char areas

Horse carts gain popularity as mode of communication in remote char areas

Our Correspondent 2018-02-26 00:41:35

Horse carts have gained much popularity as the main mode of communication among the people living in remote char areas in Rangpur and Lalmonirhat districts. The people of the char and its adjacent ar...

Flower business expands in Tangail district

Flower business expands in Tangail district

Our Correspondent 2018-02-26 00:39:59

Number of flower shops is increasing in the district town. Sources said there are over 40 flower shops in the town while it was only six to eight a decade ago. Once the flower business was seasonal...

Fire engulfs 20 jhut godowns in Gazipur

Fire engulfs 20 jhut godowns in Gazipur

-- 2018-02-25 14:51:54

At least 20 jhut godowns and several wood shops were gutted in a devastating fire at Konabari in o Gazipur on Sunday morning. Akhtaruzzaman, Assistant Director of Gazipur Fire Station, said the fire...

Satkhira road accident kills one

Satkhira road accident kills one

-- 2018-02-25 13:23:10

A helper of a truck was killed and three others got injured as two trucks collided head-on over Khulna-Satkhira highway in Tala upazila on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Liton Hossain...

Three die after ‘drinking’ toxic liquor

Three die after ‘drinking’ toxic liquor

-- 2018-02-24 23:46:07

A total of three men died allegedly after drinking toxic homemade liquor in a wedding ceremony at Habibnagar area in Keraniganj on Saturday. Two among the deceased were identified as Sajal Mandal, 28...

Strawberry cultivation creates new hope among Gopalganj farmers

Strawberry cultivation creates new hope among Gopalganj farmers

-- 2018-02-24 21:49:39

Our CorrespondentGOPALGANJ, Feb 24: Farmer Dilip Bala has become self-reliant by cultivating strawberry on a large-scale.Dilip Bala of Raghunathpur village under Gopalganj Sadar has been farming the j...

Rainfall likely in parts of country

Rainfall likely in parts of country

-- 2018-02-24 14:08:01

Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at one or two places over Rajshahi, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions in the next 24 hours as of 9 am tomorrow. Weather ma...

Garlic farming gets momentum in Rajshahi

Garlic farming gets momentum in Rajshahi

-- 2018-02-24 13:56:36

A large number of growers are passing a busy time in farming direct-seeded garlic in the Rajshahi region, including its vast Barind area during the current season. They are optimistic of getting a bu...

Three die in Keraniganj road crash

Three die in Keraniganj road crash

-- 2018-02-24 11:02:40

Three people have been killed in a road accident when a truck rammed an autorickshaw in Dhaka’s South Keraniganj Upazila. The incident occurred around midnight on Friday in the Ikuria Bazar are...

BADC installs 10 units in Sylhet remote areas

BADC installs 10 units in Sylhet remote areas

Iqbal Siddiquee 2018-02-23 14:42:29

A total of 10 solar irrigation units have been installed in all the four districts of Sylhet division this year. The main objective of the scheme is to ensure smooth farming of Boro in the remote area...

Three motorcyclists killed in road crash

Three motorcyclists killed in road crash

-- 2018-02-23 14:12:27

Three motorcyclists were killed as a bus rammed their vehicle on Bonpara- Hatikumrul road in Kachikata area of Gurudashpur upazila on Friday noon. The identities of the deceased could not be known ye...

Four die in Mymensingh road crash

Four die in Mymensingh road crash

-- 2018-02-23 12:25:39

At least four people were killed and 30 others injured as a bus overturned on Mymensingh-Kishoreganj highway in Char Rasulpur area of Ishwarganj upazila on Friday morning. One of the deceased was ide...

Excessive eucalyptus plantation poses threat to cultivable land

Excessive eucalyptus plantation poses threat to cultivable land

Our Correspondent 2018-02-23 00:00:00

RANGPUR, Feb 22: Plantation of eucalyptus tree is increasing alarmingly in different upazilas of the district, posing serious harm to environment, cultivable land and human health. According to sourc...

Road crash kills three in Gopalganj

Road crash kills three in Gopalganj

-- 2018-02-22 20:07:16

Three people were killed in a head-on a collision between a bus and a microbus on Dhaka-Khulna highway in Gopinathpur area of sadar upazila on Thursday evening. Two of the deceased was identified as...

Road crashes kill five

Road crashes kill five

-- 2018-02-22 11:48:06

Five people – three in Rangpur and two in Sherpur – were killed in two separate road accidents on Wednesday. In the Rangpur road crash, according to witnesses, 25 people were injured as a...

Stolen Shiva idol found in Ctg after 15 months

Stolen Shiva idol found in Ctg after 15 months

-- 2018-02-22 11:40:17

Police recovered an around 150-year-old Shiva idol, which was stolen 15 months ago, from Uttarvurshi Mallikpara in Boalkhali upazila of Chittagong on Wednesday night. On information, a team of police...

3 killed in road accidents across country

3 killed in road accidents across country

FE Online Desk 2018-02-21 20:14:25

Separate road accidents have left three persons dead and 17 others injured in Chittagong and Jamalpur. In Chittagong, police have identified the dead as Mohiuddin and Probal Das. Both of them were 40...

26 businesses fined for not hoisting flag

26 businesses fined for not hoisting flag

-- 2018-02-21 16:40:17

A mobile court in Jhenaidah on Wednesday fined 26 business organisations in the district town for not hoisting the national flag on the occasion of the International Mother Language Day. Based on a c...

164 flood victims get aid in Gaibandha

164 flood victims get aid in Gaibandha

-- 2018-02-21 13:55:21

A total of 164 flood victims of Kamarjani union under Sadar upazila of the district got TK 1.47 million as donation on Tuesday through the rocket service of Dutch Bangla Mobile Banking. Funded by UKA...

Mango buds in full bloom in Rajshahi, Rangpur

Mango buds in full bloom in Rajshahi, Rangpur

Our Correspondent 2018-02-21 00:30:23

RAJSHAHI, Feb 20: Though it is early of the Bangla month of Falgun, mango buds in many trees of the district are in full bloom. The mango prospect also seems bright during the coming season in great...

Four die in Mymensingh road mishap

Four die in Mymensingh road mishap

-- 2018-02-20 14:37:40

Four people have been killed and two others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Mymensingh-Kishoreganj highway at Ram Gopalpur area of Gouripur upazila in Mymen...

Rajshahi road crash takes three lives

Rajshahi road crash takes three lives

-- 2018-02-20 11:44:57

Three people have been killed including a child and at least 20 people injured in a collision between two buses on Rajshahi-Chapainawabganj highway in Kamarpara area of Godagari upazila in Rajshahi on...

Fierce fire burns down 30 houses in Rangamati

Fierce fire burns down 30 houses in Rangamati

-- 2018-02-20 10:05:57

Some 30 houses were gutted in a fire that broke out in Tabalchhari BADC Colony of Rangamati city on Monday night. Fire service sources said the fire originated from a candle inside a house of the col...

A flock of ducks move around in a waterbody i

A flock of ducks move around in a waterbody i

-- 2018-02-20 00:15:48

NARAYANGANJ: A flock of ducks move around in a waterbody in Rupganj upazila on Monday. — Focus Bangla

Unabated sand lifting from Teesta  continues in Gangachara

Unabated sand lifting from Teesta continues in Gangachara

Our Correspondent 2018-02-20 00:15:07

Lifting of sand from Teesta river at Mahipur area under Gangachara upazila in Rangpur district is going on unabated, posing serious threat to the second Teesta bridge over the river in the area and al...

Medical teachers, students urge govt to make human skeletons available in local markets

Medical teachers, students urge govt to make human skeletons available in local markets

Our Correspondent 2018-02-20 00:14:13

With the starting of classes of first year MBBS course in all medical colleges of the country,  demand for a human skeleton for each student is felt greatly as that is an essential part of curric...

Habiganj road mishap leaves two dead

Habiganj road mishap leaves two dead

-- 2018-02-19 11:51:23

Two people have been killed after a Sylhet-bound private car collided with a tractor on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Suraboi area of Sayestaganj upazila in Habiganj on Monday morning. Officer-in-Charge of...

Schoolboy dies in Joypurhat mudslide

Schoolboy dies in Joypurhat mudslide

-- 2018-02-19 10:44:16

A schoolboy was killed in a mudslide while working in a brick kiln in Akkelpur municipality area under Joypurhut district on Sunday evening. The deceased was identified as Jany Mandol, 13, only son o...

Rajshahi Sugar Mills fails to achieve production target

Rajshahi Sugar Mills fails to achieve production target

Our Correspondent 2018-02-19 00:10:37

Even after procuring excessive sugarcane against the target, Rajshahi Sugar Mills has failed to achieve its production target during the current crushing season. As a result, RSM is going to incur a h...