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Schools, croplands, dwellings  under threat of collapse  in C'nawabganj, Bogra

Schools, croplands, dwellings under threat of collapse in C'nawabganj, Bogra

Roving Correspondent 2017-09-15 01:06:19

CHAPAINAWABGANJ, Sept 14: Schools, madrasahs, dwellings and some government and non-government structures of Chapainawabganj Sadar are in a serious threat of collapse after receding floodwater.Around...

Rally on community policing focuses on effective action  against drug peddlers

Rally on community policing focuses on effective action against drug peddlers

Our Correspondent 2017-09-15 01:04:31

SYLHET, Sept 14: Speakers at a rally on community policing stressed strict measures against drug and militant activities with a target to keeping the law and order situation normal and peaceful in cit...

Rangpur farmers show more  interest in lemon farming

Rangpur farmers show more interest in lemon farming

Our Correspondent 2017-09-14 12:36:27

RANGPUR, Sept 13: The farmers of Rangpur division are showing more interest in commercial cultivation of lemon due to handsome profit. Earlier, most of the farmers of the region cultivated lemon on li...

Uplift work in Kanaighat UZ in progress

Uplift work in Kanaighat UZ in progress

Our Corrspondent 2017-09-14 12:33:40

SYLHET, Sept 13: Under the Second Rural Transport Improvement Project (RTIP-II) of World Bank financing, repair work of the five -year pilot project on the 35km long Sylhet-Gachhbari GC-Kanaighat Upaz...

Three die in Noakhali head-on crash

Three die in Noakhali head-on crash

-- 2017-09-14 02:44:26

At least three people were killed and 18 others sustained injuries in a head-on collision between two buses at Sebarhat Bazar area under Senbagh upazila of Noakhali district on Thursday morning. &nbs...

Flood disrupts academic activities at 21 schools in Moulvibazar, Dinajpur

Flood disrupts academic activities at 21 schools in Moulvibazar, Dinajpur

Our Correspondent 2017-09-13 12:00:00

Academic activities of 20 educational institutions in Juri upazila of Moulvibazar remain suspended due to prolonged floods and water stagnancy.   Some of the institutions located on the Hakalu...

Rohingya drowning toll crosses 100

Rohingya drowning toll crosses 100

-- 2017-09-13 12:00:00

Police in Cox’s Bazar have recovered the bodies of seven more Rohingyas from the Naf River, raising the total number of refugees killed during the crossing to over 100.   The bodies were...

Police arrest BCL leader for ‘rape, suicide provocation’

Police arrest BCL leader for ‘rape, suicide provocation’

-- 2017-09-13 05:51:42

Police arrested a local leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League  (BCL) in Netrokona on Tuesday night on charge of raping a teenage girl and provoking her to commit suicide.   Koushik Sarker Ap...

Locals construct bamboo bridge for temporary communication

Locals construct bamboo bridge for temporary communication

Our Correspondent 2017-09-13 01:21:51

RANGPUR, Sept 12: The local people of Morneya union under Gangachara upazila in Rangpur district have set an example by constructing a bamboo-made bridge (Sako) with their own initiative over the dama...

Use of cattle manure as fuel  on the rise in Magura

Use of cattle manure as fuel on the rise in Magura

Our Correspondent 2017-09-13 01:21:01

MAGURA, Sept 12: About 200 women in Nanduali under Magura Sadar have improved their livelihood by preparing cattle manure as a fuel.One Shabana Khatun of the village said cattle manure and jute stick...

Two fake CID men held

Two fake CID men held

-- 2017-09-12 12:06:55

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested two fake officials of Crime Investigation Department (CID) from Bhutipukur border area in Tentulia upazila on Monday afternoon. The arrestees were id...

Paddy farming facing setback in Rangpur flood-hit areas

Paddy farming facing setback in Rangpur flood-hit areas

Sayed Mofidul Babu 2017-09-12 12:00:00

Cultivation of Aman paddy is facing setback in different flood affected areas under Rangpur division due to acute crisis of seedlings.   Although flood water has begun to recede from the cropla...

One dies in Satkhira lightning strike

One dies in Satkhira lightning strike

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

A fish farm owner was killed by a lightning strike at Assasuni upazila in Satkhira on Tuesday morning.   The deceased has been identified as Jahangir Hossain, 45, son of one Moktar Ali - a resi...

20 injured in Jhenaidah road crash

20 injured in Jhenaidah road crash

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

At least 20 people have sustained injuries as a bus carrying 50 passengers plunged into a ditch skidding off Harinakunda-Jhenaidah road near the Circuit House in Jhenaidah Sadar Upazila on Tuesday.&nb...

Police arrest Jessore man with 10 foreign birds

Police arrest Jessore man with 10 foreign birds

-- 2017-09-12 05:50:16

Police arrested a man along with 10 foreign birds from Chachra check post area of Jessore on Monday night.   The arrestee was identified as Abul, son of late Shahadat, a resident of Durgapur vi...

BGB arrests two fake CID officers in Panchagarh

BGB arrests two fake CID officers in Panchagarh

-- 2017-09-12 05:21:47

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested two fake officials of Crime Investigation Department (CID) from Bhutipukur border area in Tentulia upazila of Panchagarh on Monday afternoon.  ...

Three launches capsize in Shariatpur

Three launches capsize in Shariatpur

-- 2017-09-11 12:00:00

Several people went missing in Shariatpur as three launches anchored in the harbour sank after a pontoon gave way, police have said.   The incident occurred around 7:00am Monday in Naria Upazil...

Youth held with Yaba pills

Youth held with Yaba pills

FE Online Desk 2017-09-11 12:00:00

Detective Branch of police arrested an alleged drug peddler along with 120 Yaba tablets from Forest Department road in Magura district on Sunday night.   Acting on a tip off, a team of the DB p...

UN sees 'ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar

UN sees 'ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar

Reuters 2017-09-11 12:00:00

The top UN human rights official on Monday denounced Myanmar’s “brutal security operation” against Muslim Rohingyas in Rakhine state which he said was “clearly disproportionate...

Landmine-hit Rohingyas at CMCH

Landmine-hit Rohingyas at CMCH

-- 2017-09-11 02:07:17

Five Rohingyas, including two men wounded by landmines planted near the Myanmar border, have been admitted to Chittagong Medical College and Hospital (CMCH).   The five were brought from the Ku...

12 more bullet-hit Rohingyas at CMCH

12 more bullet-hit Rohingyas at CMCH

-- 2017-09-10 12:00:00

Twelve more Rohingyas, including a woman and two teenage girls, who have crossed border with bullet wounds, were admitted to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) between Saturday night and Sunda...

Fishermen stand by jute  growers in Magura

Fishermen stand by jute growers in Magura

Our Correspondent 2017-09-10 09:22:32

MAGURA, Aug 10: A novel initiative has been taken by the fishermen in Magura. Fishermen of five villages including Bashkutha under Magura sadar upazila have opened their leased waterbody for jute grow...

PM to visit Rohingya refugee camps

PM to visit Rohingya refugee camps

-- 2017-09-10 03:57:00

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit the refugee camps in the southeastern part of the country on Tuesday amid the influx of Rohingyas since fresh violence erupted in Myanmar's Rakhine s...

Floating seedbeds gaining popularity in Sirajganj

Floating seedbeds gaining popularity in Sirajganj

Roving Correspondent 2017-09-10 01:30:04

SIRAJGANJ, Sept 09: Floating seedbed is gaining popularity in the district. Hundreds of trained peasants of the flood prone area have set up seedbeds on some hectares of inundated lands during the sea...

26 injured in Narail bus plunge

26 injured in Narail bus plunge

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

At least 26 people were injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch after the driver lost control of the bus at Dhunda, an area in Narail Sadar upazila, on Saturday morning.   They were adm...

One killed in Gazipur road mishap   

One killed in Gazipur road mishap  

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

A bus helper was killed in a road crash between a truck and bus at Sreepur Upazila of Gazipur District on Saturday morning.    The deceased was identified as Sakhawat Hossain (38), son...

Six die in Gopalganj road crash

Six die in Gopalganj road crash

-- 2017-09-09 10:44:39

Six people died and at least 25 were injured after a truck and a Pirojpur-bound bus collided head-on in Gopalganj, police have said.   Two women were among the dead in the accident that occurr...

Schoolboy found dead in Chandpur

Schoolboy found dead in Chandpur

-- 2017-09-09 05:22:08

A schoolboy was found dead in a farmland at Gulisha village in Chandpur district on Friday night, a day after going missing.   The deceased was identified as Fahim, 13, son of Dulal Gazi, and a...

RAB arrest Hizb-ut-Tahrir man in city

RAB arrest Hizb-ut-Tahrir man in city

-- 2017-09-09 03:06:32

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel in a drive arrested an activist of the banned Islamic outfit Hizb-ut-Tahrir from Mohammadpur area of Dhaka city on Friday afternoon.   The arrestee was id...

One dies in Bagerhat road crash

One dies in Bagerhat road crash

-- 2017-09-08 12:44:38

A man was killed as a fish-laden pickup van hit a stationed truck at Shahbari on Bagerhat-Pirojpur road in Morelganj upazila on Friday. The deceased has been identified as Monir Hossian, 26, helper o...