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Police recover woman’s hanging body

Police recover woman’s hanging body

-- 2017-12-19 02:44:29

Police recovered a hanging body of an expatriate's wife in Akhaura upazila of Brahmanbaria district on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Tania Begum (22), wife of expatriate Sumon Miah,...

Cops detain 42 in Satkhira

Cops detain 42 in Satkhira

-- 2017-12-19 02:41:24

Police arrested 42 people, including 19 activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir from Monday evening to Tuesday morning in the district. Police launched a special drive...

Good yield, fair price delight marginal banana growers

Good yield, fair price delight marginal banana growers

Roving Correspondent 2017-12-18 12:21:35

Banana farming has brought smile on the faces of hundred of marginal farmers in the district this season as they got a bumper production of the produce. The growers are also delighted over the good ma...

Cultivation of zinc-enriched rice gaining popularity in Pabna

Cultivation of zinc-enriched rice gaining popularity in Pabna

Our Correspondent 2017-12-18 12:10:14

Cultivation of zinc-enriched rice is gaining popularity in the district. Zinc is essential for human body, and a substantial portion of its demand can be met by consuming this rice variety. Khalilur...

Child heroes step up to stop train derailment

Child heroes step up to stop train derailment

-- 2017-12-18 12:00:00

Two brave children have stepped up their efforts to save a Rajshahi-bound freight train from a possible accident. The incident took place around 9:00am on Monday in Bagha Upazila of the district when...

Boro seedlings in plastic trays on  rooftop getting popular in Jhenidah

Boro seedlings in plastic trays on rooftop getting popular in Jhenidah

-- 2017-12-18 08:49:23

Our CorrespondentJHENIDAH, Dec 18: Growing Boro paddy seedlings in plastic trays on the rooftop of concrete buildings and on domestic yards are becoming popular with many farmers in Shailkupa upazila...

Question leak leads to primary school exam postponement!

Question leak leads to primary school exam postponement!

-- 2017-12-18 05:12:15

After widespread allegations of question paper leak in different age group public examinations and even professional tests, the menace has now hit the primary school students. The final examinations...

Garlic farming in Nilphamari going on in full swing

Garlic farming in Nilphamari going on in full swing

Our Correspondent 2017-12-18 04:20:00

The cultivation of garlic is going on in full swing across the Nilphamari district. Owing to the inexpensive cultivation method and high per bigha production rate, a good number of farmers are gettin...

M’singh petrol bomb blast injures two

M’singh petrol bomb blast injures two

-- 2017-12-17 12:49:36

Two people were injured as a petrol bomb was hurled on a procession at Shahganj Bazar in Gouripur upazila of Mymensingh district on Saturday night. The procession was brought out protesting the recen...

Mob beats ‘cattle thief’ to death

Mob beats ‘cattle thief’ to death

-- 2017-12-17 12:31:52

An alleged cattle thief was beaten to death by a mob at Sadipur in Faridpur Sadar upazila on early Sunday. The dead is Mati Sheikh (29), hailing from Bilmamudpur village. Quoting locals, police said...

HC summons govt official over sentencing of lawyer

HC summons govt official over sentencing of lawyer

-- 2017-12-17 12:00:00

The High Court has summoned Biroda Rani Roy, Assistant Commissioner (land) of Bhurungamari upazila in Kurigram, to appear before it on December 27 in connection with the sentencing of a lawyer. ...

It needs two more weeks to start the project: Officials

It needs two more weeks to start the project: Officials

Our Correspondent 2017-12-17 12:00:00

Through the authority concerned wanted to start the repair work on the crop protection embankments on December 15, it would be delayed further as water is yet to be receded from Sunamganj and other di...

Prayer for Bangabandhu's killers: Madrasa principal in jail

Prayer for Bangabandhu's killers: Madrasa principal in jail

-- 2017-12-17 06:21:47

A Tangail court sent a madrasa principal to jail on Sunday over seeking heaven for killers of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The madrasa principal sought heaven for the killers of Bangabandhu She...

Magura road crash kills Indian national

Magura road crash kills Indian national

-- 2017-12-17 03:21:56

An Indian national was killed and four others injured as a microbus overturned on Magura-Jessore Road on Sunday. The Indian national was identified as Mohammad Islam (33), an inhabitant in Darbhanga...

MP’s daughter stabbed 2nd time in 8 months

MP’s daughter stabbed 2nd time in 8 months

-- 2017-12-16 10:10:07

Daughter of female reserve seat lawmaker Happy Boral was stabbed to injuries near the Amlapara School of Bagerhat town Saturday evening. The injured was Aditi Boral, 26, resident of Shaltola area of...

15 Delhi-based envoys to visit Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar

15 Delhi-based envoys to visit Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar

FE Online Desk 2017-12-16 10:00:22

A total of 15 Delhi-based foreign envoys will head for Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh on Sunday to see the plight of Rohingya people living in camps there after fleeing persecution in Myanmar. The f...

Another UPDF leader shot dead

Another UPDF leader shot dead

-- 2017-12-16 08:44:05

A United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) leader was shot dead early Saturday in a reported gunfight in Bandukbhanga union of Sadar upazila in Rangamati. According to UNB, the deceased was identified...

Prayer for Banghabandhu’s killers!

Prayer for Banghabandhu’s killers!

-- 2017-12-16 05:22:01

A madrasa teacher in Tangail has sought salvation of departed soul of the killers of Father of the Nation Banghabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The madrasa teacher, Dr. Faizul Amir Sarker, was conducti...

Rangamati ‘gunfight’ leaves UPDF leader dead

Rangamati ‘gunfight’ leaves UPDF leader dead

-- 2017-12-16 03:25:22

Anol Bikash Chakma alias Pluto Chakma (42), a leader of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) was shot to death in a reported gunfight in Bandukbhanga union of Rangamati Sadar upazila early Saturday...

Sunamganj road crash leaves four dead

Sunamganj road crash leaves four dead

-- 2017-12-15 08:39:28

Four young men died in a road crash at Chhatak upazila of Sunamganj on Friday evening. Sources said a private car carrying the four was heading to Sylhet from Chhatak skidded off the road and fell in...

Illicit affair: Police arrest edn officer, pry school teacher

Illicit affair: Police arrest edn officer, pry school teacher

-- 2017-12-15 06:35:36

Police arrested a primary education officer and a female assistant teacher of a primary school from Khulna city area over 'illicit affair'. The arrestees are Ashit Kumar Barman, assistant primary edu...

Construction cost to double due to additional components

Construction cost to double due to additional components

Munima Sultana 2017-12-14 12:00:00

The construction cost of four-lane Joydevpur-Tangail-Elenga road project is going to be doubled as the authorities revised it to a highway project with additional service road and other facilities, so...

Sylhet gets fredom on Dec 15

Sylhet gets fredom on Dec 15

-- 2017-12-14 12:00:00

Sylhet town was freed on 15 December, just a day before the fall of the capital Dhaka after the 9-month long liberation war in 1971. The situation took a different turn after the Indian government&rs...

Gopalganj peasants busy preparing Boro seedbeds

Gopalganj peasants busy preparing Boro seedbeds

Our Correspondent 2017-12-14 12:00:00

Farmers are passing a busy time in preparing Boro seedbeds, particularly in the low-lying areas of Gopalganj this season. The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) expects 90 tonnes of High Yield...

Indian citizen dies in Bangladesh jail

Indian citizen dies in Bangladesh jail

-- 2017-12-14 08:44:53

An Indian citizen has died of heart attack at the central jail of Jessore in Bangladesh. The deceased was identified as Domi Ram, 50, son of Santo Ram. Acting jailer Syed Hasan Ali said Kotwali thana...

Bogra peasants eye bumper  mustard production Farming starts in Nilphamari

Bogra peasants eye bumper mustard production Farming starts in Nilphamari

Our Correspondent 2017-12-13 12:59:01

BOGRA, Dec 12: An excellent growth of mustard across the Bogra district has made the growers optimistic of getting bumper production during the current season. The cultivation of mustard has been e...

Cultivators start preparing Boro seedbed after harvesting paddy

Cultivators start preparing Boro seedbed after harvesting paddy

Our Correspondent 2017-12-13 12:00:00

Farmers are now busy preparing Boro seedbed after harvesting T-Aman crop in the district. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) Boro seedbed have already been prepared on some 5,...

WDB to dredge eight rivers in Moulvibazar, Sunamganj

WDB to dredge eight rivers in Moulvibazar, Sunamganj

Iqbal Siddiquee 2017-12-13 12:00:00

With a target to restore navigability of waterways and save crops from floods in the haor region, the Water Development Board (WDB) is going to dredge eight rivers in Moulvibazar and Sunamganj distric...

Magura's Shalikha upazila now under cent per cent electricity

Magura's Shalikha upazila now under cent per cent electricity

Our correspondent 2017-12-13 12:00:00

Palli Bidyut Samity (rural electrification association) has brought Shalikha upazila completely under its network in Magura. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina declared it recently, said Binoy Kumar Roy, D...

Bitter gourd delights Natore peasants

Bitter gourd delights Natore peasants

Roving Correspondent 2017-12-13 12:00:00

Poor and marginal farmers are very happy with bitter gourd cultivation due to its bumper yield and fair price in Natore district this season. Some 600 hectares of land have come under this vegetable...