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BSCIC estate eyes 5,000 new jobs in Rajshahi

BSCIC estate eyes 5,000 new jobs in Rajshahi

-- 2020-10-18 18:44:09

Development works of the second industrial estate of Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) are progressing aimed at generating employment opportunities for more than 5,000 people...

Two sisters killed in Chapainawabganj road crash

Two sisters killed in Chapainawabganj road crash

-- 2020-10-18 16:39:59

Two sisters were killed after a truck ran over a motorcycle carrying them in Sonamasjid area of Shibganj upazila in Chapainawabganj on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Masrufa Begum, 2...

Mother gets back sold baby in Lalmonirhat

Mother gets back sold baby in Lalmonirhat

-- 2020-10-10 17:19:48

A physically-challenged woman, who had to sell her newborn due to poverty, got back the baby with the help of the Lalmonirhat’s Aditmari Upazial Nirbahi Officer (UNO) on Friday. UNO Mohammad Ma...

Nari O Shishu Odhikar Forum announces three-day programme against rape

Nari O Shishu Odhikar Forum announces three-day programme against rape

-- 2020-10-06 21:31:20

Nari O Shishu Odhikar Forum, a platform of BNP, on Tuesday announced a three-day programme in protest against violence against women and children, including inhuman repression of a woman in Noakhali&r...

Fire guts 10 shops, jute godown in Rajbari

Fire guts 10 shops, jute godown in Rajbari

-- 2020-10-06 10:44:24

At least 10 shops and a jute warehouse were gutted in a fire at a market in Rajbari district town on Tuesday morning. Rabiul Islam, station officer of Rajbari Fire Station, said that the fire broke o...

Vegetable market in Jashore volatile

Vegetable market in Jashore volatile

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-10-06 10:04:37

The vegetable market in Jashore is volatile. Lower and middle class people are afraid to go to the market. Going to the vegetables market with taka two hundred seems to be foolish. According to the...

Illegal sand lifting goes unabated in Brahmanbaria

Illegal sand lifting goes unabated in Brahmanbaria

-- 2020-10-04 16:48:57

Illegal sand lifting in Bilkenduai village in Brahmanbaria Sadar upazila is going on unabated, posing threat to a vast track of farmland. Farmers of the village said they are worried about losing the...

Guava cultivation gaining popularity in Tangail

Guava cultivation gaining popularity in Tangail

Our correspondent 2020-10-04 10:27:35

Guava cultivation is gaining popularity in recent time in Tangail district. The tasty summer fruit is now abundantly available in the local markets. Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) Tangail...

Bodies of missing AIUB student, cousin found after eight days

Bodies of missing AIUB student, cousin found after eight days

-- 2020-10-03 17:18:30

Locals recovered the bodies of a missing university student and her cousin eight days after a boat capsized in the Padma River in Rajshahi. The deceased are Sadia Islam Suchona, a third semester BBA...

Cumilla road crash kills two

Cumilla road crash kills two

-- 2020-10-03 15:13:23

Two people were killed and five others injured in a collision among three vehicles on Dhaka-Chattogram highway at Korpai in Burichang upazila on Saturday. The identities of the deceased could not be...

Women smugglers active on Benapole-Sharsha border

Women smugglers active on Benapole-Sharsha border

Our Correspondent 2020-10-02 11:04:58

Many women have become active in drug and gold smuggling at the Benapole-Sharsha-border. The law enforcers arrested 10 women directly involved in smuggling last month. BGB and police said the number...

SUST student ‘commits suicide’ in Bogura

SUST student ‘commits suicide’ in Bogura

-- 2020-10-01 12:57:49

A female student of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) reportedly took her own life by hanging herself in Bogura sadar upazila early Thursday. The deceased was identified as Achhia...

Veg seedling farmers may incur Tk 10m loss for prolonged rain

Veg seedling farmers may incur Tk 10m loss for prolonged rain

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-09-28 10:08:17

Vegetable seedling farmers of Shajahanpur upazila of Bogra district may incur a loss of Tk 10 million for the prolonged rain in the district. A good number of peasants of Shahnagar, Bihigram and Bara...

Bridge connecting road in Chaugachha collapses

Bridge connecting road in Chaugachha collapses

Our Correspondent 2020-09-28 09:59:30

The eastern side of a road connecting the bridge over the Narayanpur Kopotakho river in Chaugachha upazila of Jashore district has collapsed. As a result, cracks have developed in different places of...

Mud-wall collapse kills four members of a family in Dinajpur

Mud-wall collapse kills four members of a family in Dinajpur

-- 2020-09-27 11:30:05

Four members of a family, including two children, were killed as part of a mud-wall of their house collapsed on them at Jhaupara in Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur district on early Sunday. The victim...

Fifth phase of flood leaves 60,000 people marooned in Kurigram

Fifth phase of flood leaves 60,000 people marooned in Kurigram

-- 2020-09-26 16:30:37

The fifth phase of flood in Kurigram has marooned 60,000 people, according to the UP chairmen of the flood-hit areas. The overall flood situation remains uncha...

Water level in Ganges basin remains steady

Water level in Ganges basin remains steady

-- 2020-09-24 16:45:11

Water level in many of the rivers and tributaries in the Ganges basin recorded a rising and falling trend in the past twenty-four hours ending this morning on Thursday like the previous couple of days...

FFWC forecasts another flash flood in north-eastern regions

FFWC forecasts another flash flood in north-eastern regions

FE Online Report 2020-09-23 19:39:05

A flash flood is approaching to the north-eastern regions amid heavy rain and onrush of upstream water from the neighbouring India, said the state-run Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) on We...

Eye-catching streams in Sylhet's Goabari attract visitors

Eye-catching streams in Sylhet's Goabari attract visitors

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-09-21 10:19:31

A good number of people, mostly young, gather in the Goabari area in Sylhet to spend leisure on the natural site surrounded by a tea garden on the hillocks every day. The number of visitors went up r...

Hatchery creates hope among freshwater prawn farmers

Hatchery creates hope among freshwater prawn farmers

-- 2020-09-19 17:26:47

A newly built hatchery in Rajshahi city has created high hope among the commercially freshwater prawn farmers relating to furthermore expansion of the lucrative prawn farming in the region. For the f...

Magura road accident leaves four dead, 19 injured

Magura road accident leaves four dead, 19 injured

-- 2020-09-18 18:44:51

At least four people were killed and 19 others injured after two buses crashed into each other on the Dhaka-Khulna Highway in Mugi area of Magura Sadar upazila on Friday afternoon. Police could not i...

Mother sells newborn to pay hospital bills

Mother sells newborn to pay hospital bills

-- 2020-09-18 16:17:37

A woman, who gave birth at a clinic in Gaibandha, sold her baby for Tk 16,000 to pay medical bills. Amena Begum, wife of Shajahan Mia of Sholagari village in Gaibandha Sadar upazila, went to a local...

Low-lying areas submerged as Teesta, Dharala swell again

Low-lying areas submerged as Teesta, Dharala swell again

-- 2020-09-17 17:12:42

The waters in the Teesta and Dharala rivers Kurigram and Lalmonirhat districts started to rise again for continuous rains and upstream water, submerging the low-lying and char areas. In Lalmonirhat,...

Aman fields battered by pest attack in Jashore

Aman fields battered by pest attack in Jashore

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-09-17 09:49:46

BENAPOLE: Massive pest attack on Aman paddy fields has become a worrying concern for the famers in Jashare district this season. The pest infestation has created doubt among the Aman growers whether...

Farmers benefiting a lot from early variety summer bean

Farmers benefiting a lot from early variety summer bean

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-09-16 10:42:07

Farmers are benefiting a lot from early summer bean cultivation in Sadar Upazila of Jashore District Many farmers in the area are now self-sufficient from bean cultivation. Farmers of Churamankati, H...

Jashore juvenile victims' families be compensated Tk 5.0m each: HC

Jashore juvenile victims' families be compensated Tk 5.0m each: HC

-- 2020-09-14 16:27:51

The High Court (HC) today (Monday) ordered authorities concerned explain as to why it shall not pass order to give Tk 5.0 million to families of each of the three victims, who were allegedly beaten to...

Jute farming on the wane in Naogaon

Jute farming on the wane in Naogaon

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-09-14 10:45:39

Cultivation of jute is in a gradual decline in the district as it has been proved less profitable than other crops these days. Sources at the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE), Naogaon said...

Netrokona trawler capsize: Death toll reaches 12

Netrokona trawler capsize: Death toll reaches 12

-- 2020-09-11 19:26:23

Bodies of two people, who remained missing after a trawler capsize on Gumai River of Netrokona's Kamlakanda upazila, were found on Friday, increasing the death toll to 12. The deceased were identifie...

Bumper radish harvest beckons Cumilla farmers

Bumper radish harvest beckons Cumilla farmers

Our Correspondent 2020-09-09 10:21:09

Farmers are hopeful of reaping a bumper yield of the early winter variety radish in Cumilla in the upcoming season. The peasants who commercially produce vegetables cultivated the crop in a large are...

439 tonnes of rice allocated for fishermen in Rangamati, Khagrachhari

439 tonnes of rice allocated for fishermen in Rangamati, Khagrachhari

FE REPORT 2020-09-08 18:38:20

The government has allocated 439.12 metric tonnes of rice under the Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) programme to assist the families of fishermen who maintain livelihood by catching fish from the Kapta...