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Three hurt in gas cylinder blast in Faridpur

Three hurt in gas cylinder blast in Faridpur

-- 2018-04-14 11:55:33

Three people including a balloon vendor were injured in a gas cylinder blast at Fairdpur Government Rajendrapur College campus here on Saturday morning. The injured were identified as Azim Talukdar,...

Missing women found dead in Nawabganj

Missing women found dead in Nawabganj

-- 2018-04-13 19:01:36

Police recovered the decomposed bodies of two missing women from a pond in Sultanpur area of Nawabganj upazila of Dhaka on Friday.  The deceased were identified as Moyna Akhter, 50, wife of Md J...

Met office predicts rain, thundershowers

Met office predicts rain, thundershowers

-- 2018-04-13 16:58:01

Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at a few places over Rangpur, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Barisal, Chittagong and Sylhet divisions and at one or two pla...

Three-tier security in Ctg for Pahela Baishakh

Three-tier security in Ctg for Pahela Baishakh

-- 2018-04-13 11:51:36

The Chattagram Metropolitan Police (CMP) has devised three level security measures to avoid any untoward incident in the upcoming Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bengali new year.   Amena...

Trolley runs over, kills woman in Gopalganj

Trolley runs over, kills woman in Gopalganj

-- 2018-04-13 11:35:34

A woman was killed when a trolley hit her at Betgram in Sadar upazila on Friday morning. Manirul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station, said a sand-laden trolley knocked down Kalipara Bisw...

‘Robber’ lynched in Narsingdi

‘Robber’ lynched in Narsingdi

-- 2018-04-13 10:46:42

A suspected robber was killed in a lynch-mob attack at Mandertek under Manohardi upazila in Narsingdi in the early hours of Friday. The deceased could not be identified yet. Fakhruddin Bhuiyan, offi...

8,931 tonnes of mustard yield in Sylhet div this season

8,931 tonnes of mustard yield in Sylhet div this season

Our Correspondent 2018-04-13 00:31:15

SYLHET, Apr 12: A good yield of mustard has been achieved in different areas of Sylhet division this year. Harvest of the crop has already completed while the total area cultivated was 7443 hectares o...

Fish trader found dead in Jashore

Fish trader found dead in Jashore

-- 2018-04-12 20:44:59

Police recovered the body of a fish trader from a fish enclosure at Raripukur village in Sharsha upazila early Thursday.  The deceased was identified as Kader Ali, 42.  Victim's family mem...

Boisabi Utsab kicks off in Rangamati

Boisabi Utsab kicks off in Rangamati

-- 2018-04-12 12:38:43

Boisabi Utsab, the biggest traditional festival of tribal people, began in Rangamati amid great enthusiasm early Thursday. Prokriti Ranjan Khisha, president of Adibashi Forum, inaugurated the festiva...

Woman ‘commits suicide’ jumping under train

Woman ‘commits suicide’ jumping under train

-- 2018-04-12 12:15:10

A woman allegedly committed suicide by jumping under a train at Belaichandi in sadar upazila on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Begum, 35, wife of Maksud and mother of two children of Belaic...

Truck ploughs through Natore restaurant, killing two

Truck ploughs through Natore restaurant, killing two

-- 2018-04-12 11:33:49

A man and a woman were killed when a truck ploughed through a restaurant at Srirampur in Baraigram upazila of Natore district early Thursday. The deceased have been identified as Shah Mahmud, 55, of...

Bumper pumpkin output makes 26 char families happy

Bumper pumpkin output makes 26 char families happy

-- 2018-04-11 12:23:13

Bumper production of pumpkin in the sandy-barren char lands has brought smile to 26 poor families of Dakshin Balapara Kutirpar char village under Aditmari upazila in Lalmonirhat to change their fortun...

Manikganj road mishap kills two bikers

Manikganj road mishap kills two bikers

-- 2018-04-11 10:47:03

Two motorcyclists were killed when a bus hit a motorbike on Dhaka-Aricha highway at Manora in Manikganj sadar upazila on Wednesday. The deceased have been identified as Abdul Quader, 30 of Dhulla vil...

Mother, daughter among 3 die in road crash

Mother, daughter among 3 die in road crash

-- 2018-04-10 22:55:10

Three people, including a woman and her minor daughter, died in a road crash on Mymensingh-Haluaghat road in Tarakanda upazila of the district on Tuesday night. At least 10 others were injured in the...

Police recovers youth’s body in Nilphamari

Police recovers youth’s body in Nilphamari

-- 2018-04-10 19:09:34

Nilphamari police on Tuesday morning recovered body of a youth from Bakdokra village in Domar upazila of the district. The deceased was identified as Ariful Islam, 22, son of Mohammad Ali of the Bakd...

KWASA to launch bottled water plant in July

KWASA to launch bottled water plant in July

-- 2018-04-10 13:43:14

Khulna Water and Sewerage Authority (KWASA) is all set to launch their Bottled Water Treatment Plant (BWTP) in July next. KWASA sources said 80 per cent work on the plant being built in Khulna’...

Garment worker dies in Gazipur road crash

Garment worker dies in Gazipur road crash

-- 2018-04-10 12:20:14

A female garment worker has been killed in a hit-and-run accident in Gazipur. The accident took place on the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway in the Gazipur City Corporation’s Salna area around 9 pm on...

Gopalganj bus strike enters 2nd day

Gopalganj bus strike enters 2nd day

-- 2018-04-10 11:32:45

The indefinite strike enforced by bus owners and workers of Gopalganj district entered second day on Tuesday causing immense sufferings to people. The indefinite strike was enforced on Monday morning...

Rangpur sajina growers eye more profit this season

Rangpur sajina growers eye more profit this season

Our Correspondent 2018-04-09 21:00:40

RANGPUR, Apr 09: The sajina (drumstick) growers of the district are in joyous mood as they have been witnessing a congenial weather condition this year which made them hopeful about attaining an excel...

Root rot, fungal diseases hamper betel leaf farming

Root rot, fungal diseases hamper betel leaf farming

Our Correspondent 2018-04-09 20:59:55

MAGURA, Apr 09: A good number of betel leaf growers of the district are in difficult situation due to root rot and fungal diseases of the plants. The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), Magura...

AL factional clash leaves UP member dead

AL factional clash leaves UP member dead

-- 2018-04-09 14:35:32

A factional clash of Awami League at Atalia village in Terokhada upazila in Khulna has left a union parishad member dead and four people, including two women, injured on Monday morning. The deceased...

Rajshahi mango production  likely to increase this season

Rajshahi mango production likely to increase this season

Our Correspondent 2018-04-08 22:04:35

RAJSHAHI, Apr 08: The production of mango in Rajshahi district is likely to increase during the current year. Sources said the number of mango trees has been increased this year, the climatic conditi...

Gas pipeline blast burns three in Savar

Gas pipeline blast burns three in Savar

-- 2018-04-08 13:24:34

Three members of a family have received burn injuries after a gas line leakage led to a blast in Bhadail area of Ashulia in Savar on early Sunday. The injured were identified as Alamgir, 40, his wife...

Bus overturns in Gopalganj killing two

Bus overturns in Gopalganj killing two

-- 2018-04-08 13:23:39

Two passengers were killed and 25 others injured as a bus overturned on Dhaka-Khulna highway at Gopnathpur under Gopalganj sadar upazila on Sunday morning. The deceased have been identified as retire...

BGB recovers Indian arms at Benapole

BGB recovers Indian arms at Benapole

-- 2018-04-08 12:35:56

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) recovered an Indian air gun and two bullets from Boro Achra border area under Benapole thana of the district on Saturday night. Tipped off, a team of ICP BGB...

A success story of a black cumin cultivator

A success story of a black cumin cultivator

-- 2018-04-07 21:11:14

Our CorrespondentRAJSHAHI, Apr 07: Black cumin (Nigella Sativa) - a versatile spice bearing characteristics of curing various diseases for more than 2,000 years, is being successfully cultivated by a...

Three die in Khulna bus accident

Three die in Khulna bus accident

-- 2018-04-07 16:50:59

A bus accident has killed two men and a child and injured eight others in Khulna’s Dumuria upazila. The accident took place at Majher Beri area during afternoon on Saturday, said Habil Hossain,...

Wheat harvesting sets off in Panchagarh

Wheat harvesting sets off in Panchagarh

-- 2018-04-07 12:28:08

Farmers in the district have started harvesting wheat amid an expectation of achieving a bumper production of the crop in the current season. Sources with the Department of Agriculture Extension (DA...

Two die in lightning in Faridpur

Two die in lightning in Faridpur

-- 2018-04-06 21:01:27

Two people were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike in Faridpur on Friday. The deceased were identified as Hiro Bepari, 40, son of Rintu Bepari of Munshidangi and Bashar Molla, 35, son o...

Fakhrul meets Khaleda in jail

Fakhrul meets Khaleda in jail

FE Online Desk 2018-04-06 19:04:33

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir met his party's imprisoned chairperson Khaleda Zia at old central jail at Nazimuddin Road in Dhaka on Friday. "Although Khaleda's health condition is...