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Govt starts Aman procurement in Magura

Govt starts Aman procurement in Magura

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

The government has started the procurement of Aman rice across the Magura district.  Sources from the office of the district controller of food (DC) said a total of 210 metric tonnes of rice wou...

Adamdighi main post office   turns into death trap

Adamdighi main post office turns into death trap

Our Correspondent 2018-01-02 12:43:00

BOGRA, Jan 1: Main post office of Adamdighi upazila sadar is turning as death trap due to negligence of authority concern from last decade in Bogra district. The officials of the post office are se...

Hunters busy collecting honey in Manikganj

Hunters busy collecting honey in Manikganj

-- 2018-01-02 12:00:00

Around one hundred honey hunters in Manikganj are passing a very busy time in collecting honey from the blooming flowers of mustard. Commercial honey collectors from all seven upazilas of the distric...

Mudslide crushes four stone quarry workers

Mudslide crushes four stone quarry workers

-- 2018-01-02 12:00:00

Four workers were killed and several others injured in a mudslide in Jaflong area of Goainghat upazila on Tuesday afternoon. The incident occurred when the workers were extracting stones from a quarr...

High market price delights  Bogra fish farmers

High market price delights Bogra fish farmers

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

Due to lucrative market price, hundreds of fish cultivators of the district have attained financial solvency in recent time. The fish farmers are making handsome money this season for a good producti...

Farming of winter vegetables on the rise in Panchagarh

Farming of winter vegetables on the rise in Panchagarh

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

The poor and marginal farmers in Panchagarh are passing a busy time in farming various kinds of winter vegetables during the current Rabi season. District Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) of...

Ex-Habiganj councillor dies in police gunfire

Ex-Habiganj councillor dies in police gunfire

-- 2018-01-01 11:50:16

Yunus Miah, a former municipal councillor, has been killed in police gunfire in Habiganj’s Chunarughat. The incident occurred at Magurunda village in Paikpara Union around midnight on Sunday, s...

Schoolboy dies in Barisal road crash

Schoolboy dies in Barisal road crash

-- 2018-01-01 11:21:03

A class-three student was killed as a motorcycle hit him on Janukisingh road in Kaunia area of Barisal district on Sunday evening. The deceased was identified as Tanvir, son of Delwar Hossain and cla...

Five die in Bogra bus-covered van collision

Five die in Bogra bus-covered van collision

-- 2018-01-01 07:44:30

Five people died in a road accident at Noy Mile on Bogra-Dhaka highway in Shahjahanpur of the district on Monday afternoon. The identities of the deceased are yet to be known. 20 others were injured...

Natore sweet potato growers expect bumper yield

Natore sweet potato growers expect bumper yield

Roving Correspondent 2018-01-01 02:23:10

Hundreds of sweet potato growers in Natore are optimistic of getting a bumper yield this season. They had a good output of the vegetable last year too, which spurred them into farming it on a larger...

Forest department files case over Ctg landslide

Forest department files case over Ctg landslide

-- 2017-12-31 04:39:52

Forest department official has filed a case in connection with the death of two day labourers and a minor boy in a landslide at Rangunia upazila of Chittagong. Golam Mostafa, beat officer of Departme...

Canal bringing smiles on people’s face in Sirajganj

Canal bringing smiles on people’s face in Sirajganj

Our Correspondent 2017-12-31 03:24:45

The much waited digging project of Katakhali khal is progressing fast for the sewerage system in Sirajganj district from the first week of the month. According to Local Government Engineering Departm...

JnU student dies in Thakurgaon road mishap

JnU student dies in Thakurgaon road mishap

-- 2017-12-30 12:15:40

A Jagannath University student was killed and his friend wounded after a sugarcane-laden tractor hit their motorcycle on Thakurgaon-Baliadangi road in Baliadangi upazila on Friday night. The deceased...

Ghaghot river dries up due to lack of dredging

Ghaghot river dries up due to lack of dredging

Our Correspondent 2017-12-30 12:00:00

The Ghaghot river, flowing through Rangpur region, has dried up with the beginning of dry season.Lack of excavation or dredging has contributed to worsening the situation that has put irrigation and f...

Ostrich rearing gaining  momentum at Sonatola

Ostrich rearing gaining momentum at Sonatola

Our Correspondent 2017-12-30 12:00:00

Commercial ostrich farming is gaining momentum in Sonatola upzila of the district. A good number of people have already started getting benefit from the bird. "I have taken an initiative to rear the...

25 hurt in Rajshahi road crash

25 hurt in Rajshahi road crash

-- 2017-12-30 08:50:47

At least 25 people were injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch at Kadirpur Jamadarni intersection in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi on Saturday afternoon. Hipzur Alam Munsi, officer-in-charge o...

Police arrest two AL leaders with venison in Bagerhat

Police arrest two AL leaders with venison in Bagerhat

-- 2017-12-30 08:27:28

Two local Awami League (AL) leaders were arrested along with 10 kilograms of venison from Bakultala village in Sarankhola upazila of Bagerhat on Saturday. The arrestees were identified as Jafar Taluk...

Winter vegetable farming on rise in Sylhet

Winter vegetable farming on rise in Sylhet

Our Correspondent 2017-12-30 03:40:01

Thousands of marginal farmers in Sylhet division are passing a busy time in farming various kinds of winter vegetables during the current season. An increase in demand has caused them to turn to farm...

Magura road mishap kills one

Magura road mishap kills one

-- 2017-12-30 02:33:28

A man was killed and 14 people were injured in a collision between a truck and a human hauler on Magura-Jessore highway in Shimulia area of Sadar upazila of Magura district on Saturday. The deceased...

Two workers die in accidents Ctg

Two workers die in accidents Ctg

-- 2017-12-29 12:37:40

Two construction workers died in separate accidents at their working places in Chittagong city on Thursday. The deceased were identified as Jamsher Ali, 55, son of Mohammad Bachchu of Shantipur villa...

Unfinished work delays shifting of Sylhet central jail to new premises

Unfinished work delays shifting of Sylhet central jail to new premises

Our Correspondent 2017-12-29 12:28:38

SYLHET, Dec 28: The much-talked about move to shift the 200-year old Sylhet Central Jail to its new location, suburban Badaghat, area has failed again. Delayed construction of different buildings an...

Untimely rain damages vegetables in Chandpur

Untimely rain damages vegetables in Chandpur

-- 2017-12-29 04:03:10

Untimely rain has damaged mustard crops and vegetables worth about Tk 150 million in fields of eight upazilas in Chandpur. Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) sources said the damage created f...

Police arrest woman with heroin

Police arrest woman with heroin

-- 2017-12-29 01:41:05

Police have arrested a woman along with 500gm heroin in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi district. Police nabbed Momtaz, 36, wife of Alam of Shibsagar village of Godagari municipality, on Friday morning,...

RAAB nab one with arms, drug

RAAB nab one with arms, drug

-- 2017-12-29 01:17:42

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel in a raid nabbed a man along arms and drugs from Alamkhali village of Sadar upazila of Magura district on Thursday night. The arrestee was identified as Robi...

Rickshaw-puller dies in city road crash

Rickshaw-puller dies in city road crash

-- 2017-12-29 01:11:32

A rickshaw-puller was killed as a private car hit his three-wheeler in Hazaribagh area of Dhaka city on Friday. The deceased was identified as Abul Kalam, 55, rickshaw puller, reports UNB. Bachchu...

Formation of PICs, water recession delay process

Formation of PICs, water recession delay process

Our Correspondent 2017-12-28 12:43:42

SYLHET, Dec 27: The authority concerned could not start the work on the flood control and crop protection schemes in Sunamganj and other districts of Sylhet division due to delay in water recession an...

Rapeseed production on the rise in Magura

Rapeseed production on the rise in Magura

Our Correspondent 2017-12-28 12:42:25

MAGURA, Dec 27: High yielding rapeseed, another variety of mustard, farming is gaining popularity among the farmers of the district. Farmers' sources said the short duration crop is generally cultiva...

Locals block Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Narsingdi

Locals block Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Narsingdi

-- 2017-12-28 11:53:37

Locals blocked Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Kararchar area of Shibpur upazila of Narsingdi district on Thursday morning following a road crash that killed a woman and her minor son. Hafizur Rahman, office...

N’ganj gunfight leaves ‘robber’ dead

N’ganj gunfight leaves ‘robber’ dead

-- 2017-12-28 11:41:42

A suspected robber leader was killed in a reported gunfight with detective branch (DB) of police at Kanchan bridge area in Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj on Thursday. The deceased was identified as S...

Natore road crash kills father,daughter

Natore road crash kills father,daughter

-- 2017-12-28 09:16:04

A man and his daughter died in a road accident on Thursday. The accident took place when a bus rammed their motorcycle at Bypass road in Kandivita area of Natore municipality in the afternoon. The d...