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Farmers hope bumper summer vegetable output in Rangpur region

Farmers hope bumper summer vegetable output in Rangpur region

-- 2021-05-03 19:30:29

Officials of the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) are expecting a bumper summer vegetables’ output as farmers have exceeded its farming target during this Kharif-1 season in Rangpur ag...

School teacher ‘kills self’ in Thakurgaon

School teacher ‘kills self’ in Thakurgaon

-- 2021-05-03 12:32:18

A school teacher reportedly committed suicide by taking poison in Pirganj upazila of Thakurgaon district on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Jebunnesa, 45, an assistant teacher of Basbhanga Beg...

Number of Rotavirus-infected children increasing in Cumilla

Number of Rotavirus-infected children increasing in Cumilla

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-05-03 09:43:11

The number of children infected with rotavirus is increasing day by day in Cumilla. The outbreak of the virus has increased in Chauddagram upazila of the district, health department sources said. At...

ASI killed in Bhola road crash

ASI killed in Bhola road crash

-- 2021-05-02 19:48:29

At least one person was killed in a road crash in Bhola’s Borhanuddin upazila on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Borhanuddin Police Station ASI Aklima Akhter (38), wife of SI Jasim Uddin...

Lightning leaves madrasa student dead in Kutubdia

Lightning leaves madrasa student dead in Kutubdia

-- 2021-05-01 16:29:01

A 19-year-old madrasa student died on Saturday after being struck by lightning in Kutubdia upazila. The deceased has been identified as Md Sohel Akbar, a resident of Lutfor para in Lemshikhali union...

Organic vegetable farming gaining momentum in Bogura's char areas

Organic vegetable farming gaining momentum in Bogura's char areas

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-30 10:59:54

Organic vegetable farming in the Jamuna Char basin under Dhunot, Sariakandi and Sonatola upazilas of Bogura district is gaining momentum. The farmers are seen happy over organic vegetable farming in...

Blast disease damages vast tracts of paddy field

Blast disease damages vast tracts of paddy field

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-30 10:52:30

Hundreds of farmers of Lalmonirhat district have become frustrated about the attack of blast diseases in their paddy fields. Just before the ripening blast diseases are damaging the whole paddy fields...

Matin Saikot, a real friend of farmers

Matin Saikot, a real friend of farmers

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-29 11:15:28

CUMILLA: Matin Saikot, a college teacher from Adampur village of Elliotganj South Union in Cumilla's Daudkandi upazila, has been irrigating his and others' agricultural land since 1997. In 1997, Ma...

Adulterated, substandard foods flood Chattogram market

Adulterated, substandard foods flood Chattogram market

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-29 11:09:56

Food adulteration in Chattogram has increased alarmingly in the last few months. Basic food items adulterated with poisonous residues and manufactured food, including milk, butter, Ghee and soft drin...

Lalmonirhat potters passing hard times

Lalmonirhat potters passing hard times

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-28 10:36:16

Jogesh Chandro Pal (45), a potter of Digholtari kumarpara is very much frustrated about his future and school-going children. He does not know what to do now. His ancestral business can't feed his f...

Diarrhoea breaks out in Barguna

Diarrhoea breaks out in Barguna

-- 2021-04-27 16:26:55

A diarrhoea outbreak has gripped Barguna, with over 120 people reporting sick at the general hospital in the past 24 hours. Officials said that as many 124 patients were admitted to Barguna General H...

Groundnut farming increases in Sylhet region

Groundnut farming increases in Sylhet region

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-27 10:54:19

Farming of high value but non-traditional crops like groundnut has been on rise in the greater Sylhet region as many farmers got interested in those for better returns, officials and farmers said. Ac...

10 India returnee Covid-19 patients flee Jashore hospital

10 India returnee Covid-19 patients flee Jashore hospital

-- 2021-04-26 17:54:37

Ten India returnees, who tested positive for coronavirus, have reportedly escaped from an isolated ward of the Jashore General Hospital. The escapees have been identified as Fatema, 19, Ruma, 30, She...

Three months ban on fishing in Kaptai Lake

Three months ban on fishing in Kaptai Lake

-- 2021-04-26 15:53:15

The local administration has imposed a three-month ban on netting, marketing, and transportation of fish from Kaptai Lake in Rangamati district from May 1. The decision was taken on Monday at the off...

Imported valuables being stolen from Benapole land port!

Imported valuables being stolen from Benapole land port!

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-26 10:46:28

Valuable imported goods are being stolen from various sheds of Benapole port, the country's largest land port, traders have complained. The port users' organisations have not received any solution ev...

People of 30 villages use risky bridge to cross Kaonal river

People of 30 villages use risky bridge to cross Kaonal river

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-26 10:35:00

People in 30 villages have been suffering for a long time due to the lack of a bridge over Kaonal river of Asma union in Netrakona's Barhatta upazila. So millions of people are crossing the river thro...

Drought shatters dream of Magura litchi growers

Drought shatters dream of Magura litchi growers

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-25 14:12:28

Drought like situation is prevailing in Magura. Such a situation has raised concern among he litchi growers in the district. Last month ample flowers in litchi trees brought smile on the faces of lit...

Corona treatment starts in four new Cumilla hospitals

Corona treatment starts in four new Cumilla hospitals

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-25 14:11:12

CUMILLA: The number of coronavirus infected people and deaths in Cumilla is increasing day by day. From April 1 to 21 this month, 65 people died of corona in the district. In this situation, the pres...

Child ‘kills self’ for Eid dress in Kushtia

Child ‘kills self’ for Eid dress in Kushtia

-- 2021-04-24 21:23:36

Police have recovered the hanging body of a child from a house in Kumarkhali upazila of Kushtia. The deceased was identified as Rehena Khatun 10, a student of class III of Chapra Government Primary S...

Abandoned newborn rescued in Ctg

Abandoned newborn rescued in Ctg

-- 2021-04-24 20:58:37

Police rescued a baby girl from the pavement in front of Premier University at the WASA intersection of Chattogram, following a 999 call early Saturday morning. Local resident Al-Amin, an accounting...

Rice growers apprehend shortage of labourers during Boro harvest

Rice growers apprehend shortage of labourers during Boro harvest

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-23 11:05:41

Growers in the district are apprehending a shortage of labourers during the ongoing Boro paddy harvest amid the upsurge of Covid-19 cases across the country. Although the harvesting in some Beel ar...

Tree lover Moyejul becomes a successful horticulturist

Tree lover Moyejul becomes a successful horticulturist

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-22 10:35:02

Moyejul Islam Moyej started his gardening in 1990 on two bigahs of land planting some local varieties of fruits at Taluk Haridash village under Aditmari upazila of Lalmonirhat district. Later it has...

Lemon farming makes Naogaon youths solvent

Lemon farming makes Naogaon youths solvent

OUR CORRESPONDENNT 2021-04-21 11:31:05

NAOGAON: Some fifteen youths of Chakadin village under Raninagar upazila of the district have attained solvency through the farming of China-3 variety of lemon. Sources said the youngsters started...

Execution of Tk 302m Sylhet city's digitisation programme delayed

Execution of Tk 302m Sylhet city's digitisation programme delayed

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-21 11:28:26

SYLHET: The much-talked about digitalisationprogramme of some important service under a special project in Sylhet city couldn't be implemented within the targeted period and even after an extended t...

Elephant dies after falling off cliff in Cox’s Bazar

Elephant dies after falling off cliff in Cox’s Bazar

-- 2021-04-20 21:58:32

A female elephant died after falling off a cliff in Panerchhara area of Eidgao range in Cox’s Bazar Sadar upazila early Tuesday. Sources at the Forest Department said a group of elephants was c...

Extreme heat affecting growth of mango, litchis in Rajshahi

Extreme heat affecting growth of mango, litchis in Rajshahi

OUR CORRESPONDENT, RAJSHAHI 2021-04-20 10:30:25

Juvenile mangoes, litchis and even standing paddy in Rajshahi region are drying up and falling away due to extreme heat and a long absence of rainfall. Moksed Ali of Haripur area under Paba upazila w...

Corona threatens livelihoods of Netrakona potters

Corona threatens livelihoods of Netrakona potters

OUR CORRESPONDENT, NETRAKONA 2021-04-20 10:16:34

The livelihood of potters in the district is threatened by the corona pandemic. The existence of a section of Bengalis has been associated with pottery and various utensils since ancient times. With...

DAE expects bumper mango production in Rangpur region

DAE expects bumper mango production in Rangpur region

-- 2021-04-19 16:58:40

Officials of the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) as well as farmers are expecting a bumper mango production following smooth formation of the tender fruits in Rangpur agriculture region. T...

Farmers expecting bumper maize yield in Lalmonirhat

Farmers expecting bumper maize yield in Lalmonirhat

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-19 12:27:22

LALMONIRHAT: Farmers of the five upazilas of the district are expecting a good production of Maize in the current season. Favourable weather and necessary agri-inputs for maize made it possible, sai...

One Covid-19 hospital for 17 upazilas can't cope with pressure

One Covid-19 hospital for 17 upazilas can't cope with pressure

OUR CORRESPONDENT, CUMILLA 2021-04-19 10:38:10

The number of coronavirus infected people and deaths is increasing alarmingly in Cumilla. Fifty people have died of corona in the last 16 days in the district. Most of the dead were from Cumilla city...