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Carpenter dies from electrocution

Carpenter dies from electrocution

-- 2017-09-24 01:40:28

A carpenter died after being electrocuted in Nabinagar area of Sherpur district town on Sunday morning.    The deceased, identified as Jahurul Islam (34), son of Abdul Halim Mistri, a resi...

Head-on crash with bus kills two bikers

Head-on crash with bus kills two bikers

-- 2017-09-23 12:08:15

Two motorcyclists were killed and two others sustained injuries in a road accident at Barunkandi village on bypass road of the Naogaon district town on Saturday morning.     The dece...

Four sustain burn injuries from fan explosion in Ashulia

Four sustain burn injuries from fan explosion in Ashulia

-- 2017-09-23 04:20:53

Four people were taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital with burn injuries after a fan exploded at a home in Savar.   The accident occurred late on Friday night at a home in Ashulia, said loca...

Farmer dies in lightning strike

Farmer dies in lightning strike

-- 2017-09-23 01:58:56

A farmer was killed in a lightning strike at South Balapara village under Dimla upazila of Nilphamari district on Saturday morning. The deceased, Goljar Hossain (34) was a son of Ansar Ali who is a...

Narail villagers’ clash injures 15

Narail villagers’ clash injures 15

-- 2017-09-23 01:24:52

At least 15 people were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers following a previous enmity at Jadunathpur village in Sadar upazila on Saturday morning.   Officer-in-charge of Sadar...

Five of a Dhaka family sustain burn injuries

Five of a Dhaka family sustain burn injuries

-- 2017-09-22 12:00:00

Five members of a family sustained burn injuries in a fire caused by a gas oven blast in the city's Shyampur area early Friday. Inspector Farhaduzzaman, a duty officer at Fire Service Control room, s...

Two pedestrians die in Sunamganj road accident

Two pedestrians die in Sunamganj road accident

-- 2017-09-22 06:05:06

Two pedestrians were killed as a minibus plunged into a roadside ditch after hitting the them on Sylhet-Sunamganj highway in Sunamganj.   The incident also left seven passengers of the minibus...

Jessore road crash kills farmer

Jessore road crash kills farmer

-- 2017-09-22 03:23:05

A farmer was killed and another injured in a road accident near Satmile Bazar on Jessore-Jhenidah highway in Jessore district on Thursday.   The deceased was identified as Zahurul Haque, 40, so...

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...