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Bridge collapses under Rohingya relief truck, killing nine

Bridge collapses under Rohingya relief truck, killing nine

-- 2017-09-21 12:00:00

At least nine workers died and another five were injured after a bridge in Bandarban collapsed under a Red Cross truck carrying aid to a Rohingya camp.   The accident occurred near the BGB Chad...

Schoolgirl’s hanging body found

Schoolgirl’s hanging body found

-- 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Police recovered the body of a schoolgirl hanging from a ceiling fan inside her residence at Bagdanga village under Manirampur upazila in Jessore on Wednesday.   The dead, identified as Nila Kh...

Cultivators grow organic summer veg in B'baria

Cultivators grow organic summer veg in B'baria

Our Correspondent 2017-09-21 12:00:00

Summer vegetables have been successfully produced by applying the organic method and modern technology in nine upazilas of the district this season, sources said. The Department of Agriculture Exte...

Road crash kills two in Sylhet

Road crash kills two in Sylhet

-- 2017-09-21 10:05:32

Two people were killed and 10 others injured in a road accident at Bokar Bhanga in Chhatak upazila on Sylhet-Sunamganj road on Wednesday night.   The deceased were identified as Abdul Karim (55...

Over 40,000 of Tarash earning living by making Kashful brooms

Over 40,000 of Tarash earning living by making Kashful brooms

Roving Correspondent 2017-09-21 01:29:00

Over 40,000 ethnic residents of Tarash upazila under Sirajganj district are managing daily family expenditure by making brooms with Kashful or catkin over the last two months.   They collect...

Bogra farmers being self-reliant cultivating Napier grass

Bogra farmers being self-reliant cultivating Napier grass

Our Correspondent 2017-09-20 12:00:00

BOGRA, Sept 19: Napier grass cultivators are being financially self-reliant cultivating the grass variety due to its good market price in Bogra district. Each maund of grass is being sold from Tk 3...

50 hospitalised after meal at wedding

50 hospitalised after meal at wedding

-- 2017-09-20 12:00:00

At least 50 people of Singarol village in Pirganj upazila have been hospitalised since Tuesday evening after they fell sick due to suspected food poisoning.   Pirganj upazila administration has...

Six die in Munshiganj textile mill fire

Six die in Munshiganj textile mill fire

-- 2017-09-20 12:00:00

Six workers, including a woman has died after a fire erupted at a textile factory in Munshiganj. The incident was reported Wednesday morning from the factory of Ideal Textile Mill in Charmuktarpur are...

Electrocution kills two in Magura

Electrocution kills two in Magura

-- 2017-09-20 11:27:48

Two friends died from electrocution at a poultry farm in Alamkhali village under Sadar upazila of Magura on Tuesday night.    Police said Titul Hossain, 28, and Hasan Ali, 26, residents of...

Weeklong Hilsa fest kicks off in Chandpur

Weeklong Hilsa fest kicks off in Chandpur

-- 2017-09-19 12:46:09

CHANDPUR, Sept 18 (UNB): The weeklong '9th Chaturanga Hilsa Festival-2017' began amid enthusiasm at the Shipakola Academy premises in Chandpur town on Sunday.Chaturanga, a leading cultural organisatio...

Influx of Rohingyas continuing through Ukhia, Teknaf

Influx of Rohingyas continuing through Ukhia, Teknaf

A Correspondent 2017-09-19 12:00:00

COX'S BAZAR, Sept 18: Exodus of fleeing Rohingyas from the troubled Rakhine State of Myanmar continued through different borders in Ukhia and Teknaf upazilas of Cox's Bazar district till Sunday evenin...

Four fishermen die in Hatia boat capsize

Four fishermen die in Hatia boat capsize

-- 2017-09-19 07:24:53

Four young fishermen were killed and two others injured as a boat capsized near Janatabazar Ghat of the Meghna River in Hatia upazila of Noakhali on Tuesday.   The deceased are Quamrul, 18, son...

Man dies in Gopalganj clash

Man dies in Gopalganj clash

-- 2017-09-19 06:32:15

A man was killed and his younger brother injured in an attack allegedly by his rivals over previous enmity at Kashiani upazila of Gopalganj on Tuesday.   The deceased was identified as Zihad Mo...

Fish farming in paddy field gaining  popularity in Kotalipara

Fish farming in paddy field gaining popularity in Kotalipara

Our Correspondent 2017-09-18 12:43:21

GOPALGANJ, Sept 17: Fish farming in paddy field is gaining popularity among the farmers of Kotalipara in the district as it brings financial benefit to farmers recently.Kotalipara Upazila fisheries of...

Ishwardi growers happy over fair  price of off-season cauliflower

Ishwardi growers happy over fair price of off-season cauliflower

Our Correspondent 2017-09-18 12:42:44

PABNA, Sept 17: Farmers in Ishwardi upazila here are very happy over excellent yield of early variety of off-season cauliflower this season with fair market prices of their produce. Now per maund caul...

Three die in Nilphamari road crash

Three die in Nilphamari road crash

-- 2017-09-18 12:00:00

Three people died after a truck rammed into another in Nilphamari’s Saidpur, police have said.   The accident occurred on the Saidpur bypass road around 2 a.m. on Monday, said Md Jahangir...

Country’s first Y-bridge ready to open

Country’s first Y-bridge ready to open

-- 2017-09-18 12:00:00

The first-ever Y-shaped bridge of the country, which is being built over the Titas River in three upazilas of Comilla and Brahmanbaria, is now waiting to be inaugurated and has already started attract...

Buddhists in Bangladesh cancel Fanush Utsab

Buddhists in Bangladesh cancel Fanush Utsab

-- 2017-09-18 12:00:00

Protesting persecution on Rohingya in Myanmar, the Buddhist community in Bangladesh will not fly fanush during their Probarona festival, the second largest religious festival, to be held on October 5....

Kushtia transport workers withdraw strike

Kushtia transport workers withdraw strike

-- 2017-09-18 05:58:35

Transport owners and workers of Kushtia district have withdrawn their indefinite strike following assurance of district administration.   The decision came out after a fruitful meeting with dis...

Wild elephants attack Rohingya camp, two die

Wild elephants attack Rohingya camp, two die

-- 2017-09-18 05:26:59

Two Rohingyas were killed after wild elephants attacked a temporary encampment set up in the hills of Cox’s Bazar.   The attack occurred in Ukhiya Upazila early on Monday morning, said lo...

Lightning kills woman in Noakhali

Lightning kills woman in Noakhali

-- 2017-09-17 12:44:07

A woman was killed and another injured as a thunderbolt hit a tin-shed house at Koralia village in Hatia upazila early Sunday, reports UNB.   Police said the tin-shed house caught fire after a...

Section 144 imposed in Khagrachhari municipality

Section 144 imposed in Khagrachhari municipality

-- 2017-09-17 12:43:54

The district administration on Sunday slapped section 144 in Khagrachhari municipality area from morning to evening to ward off any untoward incident centring a protest programme seeking cancellation...

Couple electrocuted in Rangamati

Couple electrocuted in Rangamati

-- 2017-09-17 05:53:27

A couple died from electrocution at Bogachhari in Naniarchar upazila of Rangamati on Sunday.   The deceased were identified as Khorshed Miah and his wife Rasheda Begum, reports UNB.   Sh...

Woman dies due to 'medical negligence' after childbirth

Woman dies due to 'medical negligence' after childbirth

-- 2017-09-16 12:00:00

A woman lost her life after giving birth to a baby girl at a private hospital in Chandpur district town on Friday evening.   The deceased, Reshma Begum (22) was wife of Sahrif Khan from Uttar B...

Bagerhat road crash leaves two dead

Bagerhat road crash leaves two dead

FE Online Desk 2017-09-16 12:00:00

Two people were killed and 16 others sustained injuries in a road accident on Khulna-Mawa highway in Fakirhat upazila of Bagerhat on early Saturday.   All the casualties were identified as hail...

Two killed in Bagerhat road accident

Two killed in Bagerhat road accident

-- 2017-09-16 05:25:38

Two people, including a girl, were killed and 10 other injured as a bus hit a truck at Faltita Bazar on the Khulna-Mawa highway under Fakirhat upazila of the district this morning, reports BSS. Pol...

Youth dies in Jessore road crash

Youth dies in Jessore road crash

-- 2017-09-16 04:46:39

An unidentified youth was killed as a covered van rammed his bicycle on Jessore - Jhenidah road in Jessore district area on Saturday.   Police said the youth, aged about 18, was going toward Ch...

Truck helper killed in Magura road mishap

Truck helper killed in Magura road mishap

-- 2017-09-15 10:45:43

A truck-driver's helper was killed as a bus ran him over at Ramakantapur in Shalikha upazila on Magura-Jessore road on Friday.   Rabiul Islam, officer-in-charge of Shalikha Police Station, said...

Jubo Dal leader dies in Savar road crash

Jubo Dal leader dies in Savar road crash

-- 2017-09-15 07:18:20

A Jubo Dal leader was killed and another injured when a bus hit a motorbike on Dhaka-Aricha road at Jorpool of Savar on Friday.   The deceased was identified as Lalon Hawladar Rajon, 30, vice-p...

Covered van driver dies in Tangail road crash

Covered van driver dies in Tangail road crash

-- 2017-09-15 04:41:34

The driver of a covered van was killed and three other people sustained injuries in a road accident at Kalihati upazila of Tangail on Friday.   The identity of the deceased is yet to be known,...