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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...

Bumper groundnut production delights Rangpur farmers

Bumper groundnut production delights Rangpur farmers

-- 2017-12-28 04:15:32

Agriculture experts are expecting bumper production of groundnut as farmers have exceeded the fixed farming target of the cash crop by 36.72 percent during the current Rabi season in Rangpur agricultu...

Regional Ijtema begins in Jessore

Regional Ijtema begins in Jessore

Our Correspondent 2017-12-28 02:23:42

A three-day regional Ijtema has begun in Jessore district. Mufti Abdul Bareq, Kakrail Mosque Imam, delivered the opening speech at the congregation, kicked off on Thursday morning. Thousands of Musl...

Bridge remains unrepaired in Jhenidah  even 18 months after collapse

Bridge remains unrepaired in Jhenidah even 18 months after collapse

Our Correspondent 2017-12-27 12:36:07

JHENIDAH, Dec 26: The repair work of Tikary Bridge on the Narkelbaria-Tikary Road over the Sanchai river is yet to start though 18 months have already passed since it has broken-down. According to...

Bogra bus crash claims four lives

Bogra bus crash claims four lives

-- 2017-12-27 12:00:00

Four people including a woman have been killed and at least 11 others wounded after a Kurigram-bound bus in which they were travelling, crashed into a roadside tree on the Dhaka-Rangpur Highway in Bog...

Fire burns 12 shops in Khulna

Fire burns 12 shops in Khulna

-- 2017-12-27 11:40:43

At least 12 shops were gutted as a fire broke out at Baniakhali Bazar in Dumuria upazila of Khulna on Tuesday night. Locals said the fire originated from electric short circuit at a shop around 10 pm...

30 hurt in Manikganj road accident

30 hurt in Manikganj road accident

-- 2017-12-27 06:25:56

At least 30 people were injured in a head-on collision between two buses Dhaka-Aricha Highway in Saturia upazila of Manikganj on Wednesday. Police said the accident took place when two passenger-carr...

Potato growers eye bumper production in Bogra

Potato growers eye bumper production in Bogra

Our Correspondent 2017-12-27 02:25:22

Thousands of marginal potato growers in Bogra are optimistic of getting a bumper production in the current season. The cultivators are satisfied with the timely supply of necessary agri-inputs, said...

BMDA connects water pumps with solar panels for smooth irrigation

BMDA connects water pumps with solar panels for smooth irrigation

Our Correspondent 2017-12-26 12:31:47

RAJSHAHI, Dec 25:  The Barind Multipurpose Development Authority (BMDA) has started connecting the water pumps with solar panels to ensure a smooth supply of water for farmers without any worry...

Landless peasants expect bumper output of groundnut in Bogra

Landless peasants expect bumper output of groundnut in Bogra

Our Correspondent 2017-12-26 12:30:59

BOGRA, Dec 25:  Hundred of landless peasants of the district are expecting a bumper production of groundnut this season. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) office sourc...

Prospect of broccoli farming bright in Rajshahi

Prospect of broccoli farming bright in Rajshahi

-- 2017-12-26 12:00:00

Farming of broccoli, a non-conventional winter vegetable, has been gaining popularity in Rajshahi district by dint of its lucrative market price and gradually growing demands. Paulina Marmu, a farmer...

Garage fire kills two in Jessore

Garage fire kills two in Jessore

-- 2017-12-26 11:35:24

Two people were killed and two others wounded in a fire that broke out at a garage at Kismat Nawapara of Jessore on Monday night. Parimal Chandra Kunda, Assistant Director of Jessore Fire Service an...

Police arrest 8 BNP-Jamaat men with cocktails

Police arrest 8 BNP-Jamaat men with cocktails

-- 2017-12-26 06:05:29

Satkhira police arrested 8 members of BNP-Jamaat along with 4 cocktail bombs from a house in Kamal Nagar area in the district on Tuesday. Acting on a tip-off, police arrested the eight in a drive whi...

Farming of Rabi crops on the rise in Sylhet

Farming of Rabi crops on the rise in Sylhet

Our Correspondent 2017-12-26 04:18:15

A large number of growers in the Sylhet division have been showing their interest in farming varieties of winter crops during the current Rabi season. Compared to the previous seasons, farmers are no...

Fire engulfs 10 houses in Khulna

Fire engulfs 10 houses in Khulna

-- 2017-12-26 01:59:24

Ten houses were gutted in a fire that broke out at Garuikhali Housing project in Khulna’s Paikgacha upazila on Monday night. The fire originating from a kitchen of a house at 8 pm soon engulfe...

Bridge turns into death trap

Bridge turns into death trap

Our Correspondent, Bogra 2017-12-25 12:00:00

A steel-made bridge over a swamp, locally known as beel, in Kadma area of Bogra’s Adamdighi upazila has posed a death trap to thousands of people, but authorities are blind to repairing it. Th...

Flood-hit farmers get Tk 153m cash incentive

Flood-hit farmers get Tk 153m cash incentive

Our correspondent 2017-12-25 04:40:38

Flood-hit poor and marginal farmers have got a cash incentive of more than Tk 153 million under an agricultural rehabilitation programme in four districts of Sylhet division. A total of 17,848 farmer...