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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...

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...