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Onion harvest starts in Gopalganj, Manikganj

Onion harvest starts in Gopalganj, Manikganj

Our Correspondent 2018-04-04 21:09:03

GOPALGANJ, Apr 04: Onion farmers of Muksudpur upazila of the district are passing busy time as they have started harvesting the produce recently. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension...

Good wheat output delights Rangpur growers

Good wheat output delights Rangpur growers

Our Correspondent 2018-04-04 21:07:48

RANGPUR, Apr 04: A good yield of wheat has made the growers of Rangpur division delighted during the current season. Farmers and DAE officials have attributed the achievement to congenial weather con...

Mother, son murder: Police arrest prime accused

Mother, son murder: Police arrest prime accused

-- 2018-04-04 18:41:41

Law enforcers have arrested the prime accused on Tuesday night in a case over the killing of a woman and her son in Sylhet on Sunday noon. The arrestee was identified as Nazmul Hasan, 40, son of late...

Fire burns three cotton warehouses in Gazipur

Fire burns three cotton warehouses in Gazipur

-- 2018-04-04 16:01:47

Three warehouses were gutted in a fire which broke out at a cotton mill in Tongi of Gazipur city early Wednesday. Atiqur Rahman, senior station officer of Tongi Fire Service station, said the fire br...

BGB seizes 27 gold bars in Satkhira

BGB seizes 27 gold bars in Satkhira

-- 2018-04-04 15:46:06

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) during a drive seized 27 gold bars from Taluigaccha border area in Satkhira Sadar upazila on Wednesday noon. After being tipped off that a consignment of smug...

Husband, wife die in Mymensingh  road crash

Husband, wife die in Mymensingh road crash

-- 2018-04-04 12:48:02

A head-on collision between a car and a lorry on a bypass intersection in Mymensingh has left a married couple dead and two others injured. The accident took place around 2am on Wednesday, said Inspe...

Mother, daughter die in Khulna road crash

Mother, daughter die in Khulna road crash

-- 2018-04-04 12:16:09

A woman and her minor daughter were killed when a bus hit a rickshaw at Khalishpur in Khulna city on Wednesday morning. The deceased were identified as Shimul Akhter, 35, wife of Babul Hossain of Ala...

Two school girls drown in Buriganga

Two school girls drown in Buriganga

-- 2018-04-03 16:30:28

Two school students drowned in the Buriganga river as a boat capsized while crossing the river at Sadarghat in the city on Monday. The deceased were identified as Sanjida Aktar, 14, daughter of Shahi...

Two die after bikes collide head-on

Two die after bikes collide head-on

-- 2018-04-03 13:41:18

Two motorcycle riders were killed and two others injured following a head-on collision between two motorbikes on Kaliganj-Shymganj road in Pirojpur Katakhali area of Kaliganj upazila on Tuesday mornin...

Two idols go missing from Rajshahi temple

Two idols go missing from Rajshahi temple

-- 2018-04-03 11:57:55

Two idols were reportedly stolen from a shiv temple at Kamargaon Ganghati Purbapara village in Tanore upazila in Rajshahi. A written complaint was filed with Tanore Police Station around 10:30 pm on...

Fire guts seven shops in Magura

Fire guts seven shops in Magura

-- 2018-04-03 11:49:04

At least seven shops were gutted in a fire at Arpara Bazar in Shalikha upazila in Magura early Tuesday. Moniruzzaman, an officer at Magura Fire Service, said the fire broke out from an electric-short...

Savar road accidents claim four lives

Savar road accidents claim four lives

-- 2018-04-03 11:14:27

Four people, including a woman and her daughter, were killed in separate road accidents on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Savar on Monday. Two motorbike riders, Nahid Uzzaman and Yunus Ali, marketing office...

Use of modern technology in vegetable cultivation  expanding in Bogra

Use of modern technology in vegetable cultivation expanding in Bogra

Our Correspondent 2018-04-03 00:16:51

Most of the vegetable farmers of the district are happy over the production as they are applying modern technology on their field. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) peasants...

Two die in Gazipur road accident

Two die in Gazipur road accident

-- 2018-04-02 17:24:09

Two people were killed in a road accident at Chandra area on the Kaliakoir-Nabinagar Road in Gazipur on Monday. Witnesses said Bogra-bound bus rammed into a three-wheeler near a Walton factory at Cha...

Minor boy slips into Joypurhat pond, dies

Minor boy slips into Joypurhat pond, dies

-- 2018-04-02 13:15:56

A five-year-old boy has died after falling into a pond of Komor village in Joypurhat sadar upazila. The deceased, Mohit, was the son of one Yusuf Ali of the village, reports a news agency. Officer-i...

HC wants Chuadanga eye victims to be compensated

HC wants Chuadanga eye victims to be compensated

-- 2018-04-01 18:25:20

The High Court (HC) on Sunday issued a rule asking officials concerned to explain in two weeks as to why 20 people, who recently lost eyesight after surgery at a health camp in Chuadanga, shall not be...

Two bikers die in Magura mishap

Two bikers die in Magura mishap

-- 2018-04-01 15:05:08

Two motorcyclists were killed and another was injured in a collision between a human hauler and a motorbike on Khalshia village road in Mohammadpur upazila of Magura district on Sunday morning. The d...

Sowing of jute seeds gets momentum in Rangpur

Sowing of jute seeds gets momentum in Rangpur

-- 2018-04-01 14:32:59

The farmers have intensified the process of sowing jute seeds following rainfalls during the past couple of days almost everywhere in all five districts under Rangpur agriculture region this season....

DU student dies after ‘jumping off’ campus building

DU student dies after ‘jumping off’ campus building

-- 2018-04-01 12:22:01

The body of a Dhaka University student has been found next to a building of the business studies faculty with police remained unsure about the cause of the death, but a faculty member claimed he jumpe...

Gopalganj bus plunge kills eight

Gopalganj bus plunge kills eight

-- 2018-04-01 09:30:36

Eight people have been killed and 23 others wounded when a Barisal-bound bus of Sugandha Paribahan coming from Dhaka, plunged into roadside ditch at Biswambordi on Dhaka-Khulna highway in Muksudpur up...

Good market price delights T-Aman farmers

Good market price delights T-Aman farmers

-- 2018-03-31 21:08:38

Roving CorrespondentSIRAJGANJ, Mar 31: T-Aman growers of four northern districts are delighted over the good market price this season.Sources said Aman has a good demand in the market. Prices of the p...

Poultry rearers across Bogra incurring losses

Poultry rearers across Bogra incurring losses

-- 2018-03-31 21:06:42

Our Correspondent BOGRA, Mar 31: Poultry farmers across the district have been incurring massive losses due to low market price of chicken and eggs.According to the district livestock office, there we...

Potato export from Rangpur div ushers in new horizon of agro-economy

Potato export from Rangpur div ushers in new horizon of agro-economy

-- 2018-03-31 21:04:23

Our CorrespondentRANGPUR, Mar 31: Export of potato from eight districts in Rangpur division has created a new horizon to the overall agro-economy in the region. Huge quantity of granular variety, expo...

Bandarban road accidents leave one dead, 10 injured

Bandarban road accidents leave one dead, 10 injured

-- 2018-03-31 19:33:26

A motorcyclist was killed and 10 others were injured in separate road accidents in Bandarban sadar upazila on Saturday. A motorcyclist was killed when a bus crashed into it in Balaghata area leaving...

42 km long tailback on Dhaka-Chittagong highway

42 km long tailback on Dhaka-Chittagong highway

-- 2018-03-31 17:13:23

A 42-kilometre long tailback was created on Dhaka-Chittagong highway on Saturday due to heavy pressure of vehicles, causing immense sufferings to the commuters. Several hundred vehicles were stuck on...

Speeding truck kills motorcyclist in C'nawabganj

Speeding truck kills motorcyclist in C'nawabganj

-- 2018-03-31 11:26:13

A motorcyclist was killed as he was hit by a truck at Kalupur on Shibganj-Monakasha road in Shibganj upazila of the district on Friday night. Police sources said the deceased was identified as Abdur...

Fire guts 60 shanties in Keraniganj

Fire guts 60 shanties in Keraniganj

-- 2018-03-31 11:04:28

At least 60 shanties were gutted in a fire that broke out at Aganagar area in Keraniganj upazila of Dhaka on Friday night. The fire broke out in a room of Hashem Shah's mess in the area around 8:00...

Sylhet fruit trader remains missing for five days

Sylhet fruit trader remains missing for five days

-- 2018-03-30 19:08:47

A fruit trader has reportedly been missing for five days in Golapganj upazila of Sylhet. The missing trader, Abdul Matin; 42, used to run a fruit shop at Hetimganj Bazar. According to UNB, Abdul Mat...

Hailstorm damages crops in Panchagarh, Nilphamari

Hailstorm damages crops in Panchagarh, Nilphamari

-- 2018-03-30 18:59:08

A hailstorm coupled with rain lashed Panchagarh and Nilphamari districts on Friday, damaging different crops and fruits on vast tracts of land. In Panchagarh, a violent hailstorm that swept a number...

Two teenage lovers jump before train in Moulvibazar

Two teenage lovers jump before train in Moulvibazar

-- 2018-03-30 17:22:45

Two teenage lovers from an indigenous community allegedly committed suicide jumping before a running train at Kulaura upazila of Moulvibazar on Friday. The deceased were identified as Sandha Sangma,...