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Successful poultry farm owner Daud  now dreams of feed industry

Successful poultry farm owner Daud now dreams of feed industry

Our Correspondent 2018-01-08 12:23:27

MAGURA, Jan 7: The story is about an educated youth who is now dreaming to set up poultry feed industry after achieving outstanding success in poultry firming. Daud Hossen, son of Abul Hossen of vi...

Bus, truck collide head-on, killing two

Bus, truck collide head-on, killing two

-- 2018-01-08 11:25:11

A woman and a bus driver were killed and 10 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on Dhaka-Khulna highway in Gonapara area of Gopalganj sadar upazila early Monday. The decea...

Teachers torture guardian for query in Cox's Bazar

Teachers torture guardian for query in Cox's Bazar

-- 2018-01-08 11:14:16

The guardian of a boy student has been tortured by teachers of a school after asking to know about results of his son and alleged irregularities. The barbaric incident was reported in Cox's Bazar on...

BCL observes strike in Sylhet

BCL observes strike in Sylhet

-- 2018-01-08 05:55:00

Academic activities at MC College and Sylhet Govt College in the district came to a halt as a faction of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) enforced an indefinite strike on Monday protesting the murder o...

Arum brings solvency to Gopalganj farmers

Arum brings solvency to Gopalganj farmers

Our Correspondent 2018-01-08 04:10:26

Farmers of Latifpur union under Gopalganj Sadar upazila are becoming financially solvent by growing a variety of arum, locally known as Latiraj, as it brings them good profits for low production cost....

Criminal dies in ‘gunfight between them’

Criminal dies in ‘gunfight between them’

-- 2018-01-07 11:55:30

Police have recovered the body of a murder suspect who they say was ‘shot dead in a shootout between criminals’. The shootout occurred in Sharanpur village in Monirampur Upazila on Sunday...

35 cops injured as bus plunges into ditch

35 cops injured as bus plunges into ditch

-- 2018-01-07 05:02:19

Thirty five policemen were injured as a bus carrying them plunged into a roadside ditch in central bus terminal area of Kushtia on Saturday night. The bus carrying 40 policemen plunged into the ditch...

Peasants expect bumper output of lentil in Natore

Peasants expect bumper output of lentil in Natore

Our Correspondent 2018-01-07 03:39:51

Hundreds of poor and marginal farmers in Natore district are expecting a bumper lentil output this season. They have cultivated it well on a wider scale this season considering its lucrative price la...

Mustard cultivation gains popularity in Magura

Mustard cultivation gains popularity in Magura

Our Correspondent 2018-01-06 12:00:00

Farmers are showing more interest in cultivating high yielding mustard in the district as it fetches them good profits. Less production cost is encouraging the farmers in cultivating mustard cultivat...

Seven die in Feni road crash

Seven die in Feni road crash

-- 2018-01-06 12:00:00

At least seven people died and 30 others were injured in a road accident at Daganbhuiyan of Feni on Saturday evening. Jamuna Television confirmed the death toll over the accident that took place arou...

Farmers becoming self-reliant rearing  goat commercially in Bogra

Farmers becoming self-reliant rearing goat commercially in Bogra

-- 2018-01-06 12:00:00

Our CorrespondentBOGRA, Jan 6: More than 200 families of Jamuna char area have become self-reliant rearing goat commercially under Dhunat upazila of Bogra district with assistance of local livestock o...

Road accidents due to fog kill four

Road accidents due to fog kill four

-- 2018-01-06 09:23:34

Four persons were killed in three separate road accidents at different places in Rangpur, Thakurgaon and Panchagarh districts on Saturday. Police officials cited fog as a prime reason for the acciden...

Pulse cultivation on rise in Panchagarh

Pulse cultivation on rise in Panchagarh

-- 2018-01-06 02:25:22

Hundreds of farmers in Panchagarh are showing interest in cultivating different varieties of pluses due to their lucrative market price. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) off...

Cop goes missing in Munshiganj

Cop goes missing in Munshiganj

-- 2018-01-05 11:16:25

A police constable went missing as a trawler of River Police capsized in the Meghna River after being hit by a sand-laden bulkhead near Char Abdullah in sadar upazila. Constable Ibrahim, hailing from...

One dies in Gazipur construction site collapse

One dies in Gazipur construction site collapse

-- 2018-01-05 05:05:17

A worker was killed as the roof collapsed at a construction site in Gazipur. The incident was reported on Friday from the district’s Sreepur Upazila. The fire service said at least seven other...

Around 1500 become self-reliant  making paper packets in Bogra

Around 1500 become self-reliant making paper packets in Bogra

Our Correspondent 2018-01-04 12:52:33

BOGRA, Jan 3: Around 1500 female workers from poor and marginal families of different remote villages of Bogra district became self-reliant making paper packets (locally known as thonga) from last f...

Home-based turkey farm owners  improve lot in Joypurhat

Home-based turkey farm owners improve lot in Joypurhat

Roving Correspondent 2018-01-04 12:49:45

JOYPURHAT, Jan 3:  A good number home based farm owners are becoming self-reliant rearing turkey bird in Joypurhat district from last few years. According to District Livestock Office (DLO) so...

Lentil farming goes big in Rajshahi region

Lentil farming goes big in Rajshahi region

-- 2018-01-04 12:43:36

Lentil farming is increasing gradually in the region including its vast Barind tract as it requires less cost for cultivation and irrigation. The farmers are much interested in lentil cultivation sin...

Potato growers take a hit from late blight disease in Rangpur

Potato growers take a hit from late blight disease in Rangpur

Our Correspondent 2018-01-04 12:00:00

The potato growers of Rangpur district are worried as the farming of the popular vegetable is facing serious setback across the district this season due to severe attack of late blight disease. Expre...

Working class of people in Rajshahi  feel bite of chilly winter wind

Working class of people in Rajshahi feel bite of chilly winter wind

Our Correspondent 2018-01-04 12:00:00

 The condition of poor and working class people became more vulnerable as the chilly winter clamped in the city from the advent of January.  Due to mild wind throughout the day and night, th...

High-yielding BINA Mustard-10 gains popularity in Gopalganj

High-yielding BINA Mustard-10 gains popularity in Gopalganj

Our Correspondent 2018-01-04 12:00:00

A large number of farmers in Gopalganj have been cultivating Bangladesh Institute of nuclear Agriculture (BINA) Mustard-10 for a few years as it fetches them good profits. Some of them have taken up...

Rangpur zoo losing charm due to lack of adequate animals

Rangpur zoo losing charm due to lack of adequate animals

Our Correspondent 2018-01-04 10:30:18

RANGPUR, Jan 4: Rangpur zoo is gradually losing its charm and has become a boring place for the visitors, owing to lack of adequate animals. A number of cages of animals in the zoo have been lying em...

Road in bad shape hits Bogra BSCIC work

Road in bad shape hits Bogra BSCIC work

Our Correspondent 2018-01-04 10:29:17

BOGRA, Jan 4: Rapid progress of Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) suffers a setback due to bad shape of connector road and adequate drainage facilities for a long time due to...

Farmers lose interest in cultivation of potato for low market price in Rajshahi

Farmers lose interest in cultivation of potato for low market price in Rajshahi

Our Correspondent 2018-01-04 10:27:19

RAJSHAHI, Jan  4: Due to a huge loss in potato for a very low price and the cold storages of the district still filled with hundreds of bags of potato of last season, many farmers of the district...

Rajshahi farmers busy harvesting  tomato in three upazilas

Rajshahi farmers busy harvesting tomato in three upazilas

Our Correspondent 2018-01-03 12:35:04

RAJSHAHI, Jan 2: Hundreds of farmers of Godagari, Tanore and Paba upazilas are spending a busy time in harvesting of tomato from their fields. The advanced variety is tomato is fetching a good market...

Cultivators eye good wheat  yield in Joypurhat

Cultivators eye good wheat yield in Joypurhat

Roving Correspondent 2018-01-03 12:34:20

JOYPURHAT, Jan 2: Farmers of Joypurhat district desire an eye catching wheat production in his season due to favourable weather condition and timely supply of necessary-agri-inpute. According to Depa...

Construction of Trauma Centre  progressing fast in Gopalganj

Construction of Trauma Centre progressing fast in Gopalganj

Our Correspondent 2018-01-03 12:33:27

GOPALGANJ, Jan 2: Construction work of Trauma Centre, Golpalganj at a cost of Tk 11,71,53,000 has been progressing fast. At least 91 per cent of work has been completed. According to public works Dep...

Sylhet mudslide death toll rises to five

Sylhet mudslide death toll rises to five

FE Online Desk 2018-01-03 12:00:00

Another worker has died from critical injuries sustained on Tuesday in a mudslide while extracting stones from a quarry in Sylhet, taking the death toll to five. Sadek Miah, 40, son of Taj Ullah, a r...

Fire guts 25 houses in Gazipur

Fire guts 25 houses in Gazipur

-- 2018-01-03 12:00:00

At least 25 houses were gutted in a fire at a workers' colony in the city's Bhogra area on Wednesday morning. Jakir Hossain, senior station officer of Gazipur Fire Service and Civil Defense Station,...

50 SSC examinees fall sick after having tehari

50 SSC examinees fall sick after having tehari

-- 2018-01-03 04:18:33

At least 50 Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinees fell sick after taking 'tehari' from a hotel in Cox's Bazar on Tuesday. Cox's Bazar Sadar Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Md Noman Hossain said...