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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,...

One dies, two injure in Mymensingh road crash

One dies, two injure in Mymensingh road crash

-- 2018-03-30 09:52:06

A truck driver was killed and his two helpers were injured in a head-on collision between two trucks on Mymensingh-Kishoreganj road at Ramgopalpur in Gouripur upazila of Mymensingh on Friday morning...

Two ACI employees among three die in Gazipur road crash

Two ACI employees among three die in Gazipur road crash

-- 2018-03-29 14:52:26

Three people including two employees of ACI Limited have been killed when a microbus, in which the victims were travelling, hit a stationary truck from behind in Gazipur on Thursday. The deceased wer...

72 houses get electricity in Panchagarh

72 houses get electricity in Panchagarh

-- 2018-03-29 12:44:31

Seventy-two houses of Sheikhpara village under Debiganj upazila of Panchagarh district were brought under electricity supply network on Wednesday. Local lawmaker Advocate Nurul Islam Sujon inaugurate...

Worker killed in Ctg shipyard cylinder blast

Worker killed in Ctg shipyard cylinder blast

-- 2018-03-29 12:30:18

A worker was killed and four others sustained burn injuries in a gas cylinder blast at a shipyard factory in the port city on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Opil Rema, 25, son of Fazlu Mia...

Bus plunges into Habiganj ditch, killing three

Bus plunges into Habiganj ditch, killing three

-- 2018-03-29 11:53:17

Three people were killed and six others injured after a bus plunged into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Pitua in Nabiganj upazila on Thursday. The identities of the deceased are yet be k...

Arpara Model Primary School teaches students moral values

Arpara Model Primary School teaches students moral values

Our Correspondent 2018-03-29 00:40:54

MAGURA, Mar 28: The story is about an affluent school and its devoted headmistress. The name of the school is Arpara Model Primary School. The school stands in village Arpara under Shakha upazila of t...

RCC takes steps to renovate  several monasteries

RCC takes steps to renovate several monasteries

Our Correspondent 2018-03-29 00:40:04

RAJSHAHI, Mar 28: Aiming at bolstering the tourism industry, the Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) has taken up steps to repair and renovate several ancient Buddhist monasteries in Rajshahi.  Those...

Policeman dies in Mymensingh road crash

Policeman dies in Mymensingh road crash

-- 2018-03-28 20:48:50

A policeman was killed and 10 other people were injured as two buses collided head-on on Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway at Chairmanbari area of Trishal Upazila in Mymensingh on Wednesday. The deceased was...

Three workers die in Sylhet stone quarries

Three workers die in Sylhet stone quarries

-- 2018-03-28 11:08:49

Three workers were killed in two separate incidents while extracting stones from a quarry in Lampapani area of Jaflong and Companiganj upazila in Sylhet on Tuesday. The deceased have been identified...

Apiculture kindles hopes of N-region farmers

Apiculture kindles hopes of N-region farmers

Our Correspondent 2018-03-27 23:56:38

RANGPUR, Mar 27: Apiculture has ushered in a new hope to the farmers of Rangpur region in recent times. According to sources honey collection through beekeeping in mustard and pumpkin fields and mang...

Khulna jute mill catches fire

Khulna jute mill catches fire

-- 2018-03-27 20:25:45

A fire has engulfed the warehouses of privately-owned FR Jute Mill in Khulna city. Khanjahan Ali Police Station OC Md Liakat Ali said the fire originated at a warehouse where the mill stored yarn aro...

Train runs over, kills man in Ctg

Train runs over, kills man in Ctg

-- 2018-03-27 13:15:57

A passenger of CNG-run auto-rickshaw was killed and another injured as a train hit the vehicle at a level crossing in Patia municipal area on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Moin Uddi...

Man to die for killing elder brother

Man to die for killing elder brother

-- 2018-03-27 13:10:35

A court in Chapainawabganj on Tuesday sentenced a man to death for killing his elder brother in Gomostapur upazila in 2016. The convicted man is Shafiul Islam, 32, son of Hadisul Islam, a resident of...

Schoolgirl dies as bus runs over in city

Schoolgirl dies as bus runs over in city

-- 2018-03-27 11:38:20

A bus has run over and killed a schoolgirl in Dhaka’s Shaora area when she was returning home from private tuition on her uncle’s motorcycle. Israt Jahan Ripti, a 10th grader at Shaheed R...

Three die in Ctg head-on crash

Three die in Ctg head-on crash

-- 2018-03-27 09:41:23

At least three people have been killed and two others injured in a head-on collision between a truck and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Baluchora area of the port city early Tuesday. The deceased are yet...

Comilla jail honours three convicted freedom fighters

Comilla jail honours three convicted freedom fighters

-- 2018-03-26 22:02:08

Three freedom fighters, who are serving life imprisonment in Comilla central jail in separate murder cases, were honoured by the jail authorities on Monday on the occasion of the 48th Independence Day...

Injured BCL leader dies in Jessore

Injured BCL leader dies in Jessore

-- 2018-03-26 21:07:57

A local Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leader, who sustained injuries in a rival attack, died at Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH) on Monday. The deceased was identified as Rakib Hasan, 28, joi...

BCL suspends two leaders of SUST unit

BCL suspends two leaders of SUST unit

-- 2018-03-26 20:51:41

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) on Monday suspended two of its leaders of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) unit who were arrested along with firearms, reports UNB. Those suspende...

Two found dead in Rajshahi

Two found dead in Rajshahi

-- 2018-03-26 20:41:40

Police recovered bodies of two people in Puthia upazila on Monday in separate incidents. The deceased were identified as Babita Rani Paul, wife of Ratan Paul in Baneshwar Namajgram Palpara area, and...

Locals catch sexagenarian man for trying to ‘violate’ minor girl

Locals catch sexagenarian man for trying to ‘violate’ minor girl

-- 2018-03-26 19:05:29

A sexagenarian man has tried to violate a 10-year-old girl at Hazirhat in Boalkhali upazila of Chittagong district. Locals caught the culprit, Abul Kalam, 62, a former government employee, and handed...

Bicyclist dies in Gazipur road crash

Bicyclist dies in Gazipur road crash

-- 2018-03-26 14:15:56

A 24-year-old man has been killed after a truck hit his bicycle from behind at Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway adjacent to the Fu-Wang factory in Gazipur Sadar upazila. The incident occurred in Hotapara are...

A wide area of Padma riverbank turns into garbage piles, slums

A wide area of Padma riverbank turns into garbage piles, slums

Our Correspondent 2018-03-26 00:48:52

RAJSHAHI, Mar 25: Nearly 10-kilometre area at the bank of the Padma river surrounding Rajshahi city which was once a place of entertainment and thought as pleasure lovers' paradise, has now has almost...