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Elderly woman dies in fire in Chittagong

Elderly woman dies in fire in Chittagong

-- 2018-03-13 11:05:55

An elderly woman was killed in a fire while cooking in her kitchen at East Chararkul village in Hathazari upazila in Chittagong on Monday night. According to local sources, the fire broke out from th...

Magura farmers start cultivating  BINA-9 Mosur for higher yield

Magura farmers start cultivating BINA-9 Mosur for higher yield

Our Correspondent 2018-03-13 00:34:02

MAGURA, Mar 12: One Moksed Mandal has achieved success in farming BINA-9 Mosur in Ramnagar village under Magura Sadar. The farmer said cultivation of the lentil variety is profitable as 12 to 14 ma...

Remote Rajshahi village farmers grow poppy illegally

Remote Rajshahi village farmers grow poppy illegally

Our Correspondent 2018-03-12 00:19:38

  RAJSHAHI, Mar 11: Poppy is being cultivated in a remote village of Mohadevpur upazila under greater Rajshahi district. Officials of the Department of Narcotics Control in a recent drive storm...

Two die in Rangpur road mishap

Two die in Rangpur road mishap

-- 2018-03-11 11:30:54

Two people were killed and seven others injured in a road accident at Islampur on Rangpur-Bogra highway in Mithapukur upazila on Sunday morning. Mozammel Haque, officer-in-charge of Mithapukur Police...

Man dies in city road accident

Man dies in city road accident

-- 2018-03-11 11:01:47

A man was killed and another injured in a road accident in Science Laboratory area in Dhaka early Sunday. The accident took place when a speedy private car hit a rickshaw in the area around 12:30am,...

Three primary school students hurt in Faridpur roof collapse

Three primary school students hurt in Faridpur roof collapse

-- 2018-03-10 19:25:51

Three students of a primary school were injured as roof of an abandoned building collapsed on them in Sadarpur upazila of Faridpur. They were playing under the roof of the building during lunch break...

Police rescue stolen baby from Joypurhat, detain maidservant

Police rescue stolen baby from Joypurhat, detain maidservant

-- 2018-03-10 19:16:52

A baby girl, stolen from Dakhhinkhan of the capital on Friday, was rescued from Jitapur-Hotatpara village in Akkelpur upazila of Joypurhat on Saturday. The rescued baby is six-month old Sumaya, daugh...

Two schoolgirls die in Jessore road crash

Two schoolgirls die in Jessore road crash

-- 2018-03-10 11:48:00

Two schoolgirls were killed in a road accident at Bagachra market in Sharsha upazila on Saturday morning. Humayun Kabir, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Bagachra Police outpost said, the accident took plac...

Minor boy dies in C’nawabganj fire

Minor boy dies in C’nawabganj fire

-- 2018-03-10 11:41:51

A minor boy was burnt to death in a fire at Hathatpara village in Shibganj upazila on Friday night. The deceased was identified as Nabi, 9, son of Sumon Ali of the village. Officer-in-charge of Shib...

Coast Guard seizes shrimp fries, detains 6

Coast Guard seizes shrimp fries, detains 6

-- 2018-03-09 20:34:04

Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard in a drive seized some 600,000 shrimp fries from Nahalganj Ferrighat area of Barisal on Friday. Six people were also fined over the seizure of the fries. Upazila Fi...

Six bodies recovered from Kirtankhola

Six bodies recovered from Kirtankhola

-- 2018-03-09 18:52:34

Naval police recovered six bodies from the Kirtankhola in Barisal two days after a trawler capsized in the river. Barisal naval police OC Belal Hossain said the bodies came to the surface of water at...

Truck driver dies in Pabna road mishap

Truck driver dies in Pabna road mishap

-- 2018-03-09 12:10:39

A truck driver was killed and two other people were injured in a head-on collision between two trucks at Shoroi Kandi in Ishwardi upazila on Friday morning. Police are working to trace the identity o...

Victim’s brother sues 800 over Sylhet clash

Victim’s brother sues 800 over Sylhet clash

-- 2018-03-08 21:30:31

A case was filed against some 800 people on Thursday in connection with a clash that killed two people, including a local Sramik League leader, at Baroikandi of the city on Tuesday. Sebul Ahmed, brot...

Fire hits Gazipur spinning mill

Fire hits Gazipur spinning mill

-- 2018-03-08 10:35:21

A fire broke out at a cotton godown of a spinning mill at Bagher Bazar in Gazipur city on Thursday. Aktaruzzaman Liton, deputy assistant director of Gazipur Fire Service, said the fire broke out at t...

Success in Alu Bukhara  farming in Magura

Success in Alu Bukhara farming in Magura

Our Correspondent 2018-03-07 00:43:27

Alu Bukhara, a kind of plum, is being produced in the district. Magura Horticulture Center sources said they have been cultivating the fruit from 2014. Officials said, "It was challenging to grow the...

Fire guts three houses in Nilphamari

Fire guts three houses in Nilphamari

-- 2018-03-06 23:13:58

Three houses were burned down in a fire at Chowdhurypara village in Sadar upazila on Monday midnight. Witnesses said, the fire originated from an oven of the kitchen of Mizanur Rahman Chowdhury of th...

Narcotics dept officials face suspension for taking alcohol

Narcotics dept officials face suspension for taking alcohol

-- 2018-03-06 16:59:57

The Department of Narcotics Control in Khulna has suspended one of its sub-inspectors and a constable for consuming alcohol and creating chaos in drunken condition. The suspended cops were identified...

Four die in Kushtia road crash

Four die in Kushtia road crash

-- 2018-03-06 11:58:59

At least four people were killed, including two women, in a head-on collision between a bus and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw near Laxmipur bus stand in Sadar upazila of Kushtia district on Tuesday. The...

Jessore road accident kills one

Jessore road accident kills one

-- 2018-03-05 15:33:53

A person was killed in a road accident in Pajia Bazar area under Keshabpur Upazila of Jessore on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Shafiqul Islam (30), son of Kobad Ali of Sagordattakathi...

School teacher dies in Magura road mishap

School teacher dies in Magura road mishap

-- 2018-03-05 11:58:30

A school teacher was killed in a road accident at Ketapur in Magura sadar upazila on Sunday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Abdus Samad Sheikh, 65, a teacher of Kachhundi School in the upaz...

Gazipur spinning mill catches fire

Gazipur spinning mill catches fire

-- 2018-03-05 10:24:16

A fire broke out at a spinning mill in BSCIC area of Konabari in Gazipur city early Monday. Akhterzuzzaman Liton, deputy director of Gazipur Fire Service, said the fire broke out on the ground floor...

Nilphamari road mishap leaves one dead

Nilphamari road mishap leaves one dead

-- 2018-03-04 15:04:07

A 32-year-old day labourer has been killed after a trolley truck hit him from the rear side at Daroani area in Nilphamari Sadar upazila on Sunday. The accident occurring around 12 pm left Milon Islam...

Bogra road accident kills one

Bogra road accident kills one

-- 2018-03-04 14:54:30

A motorbike rider was killed as a bus hit his bike in Phultala area under Shajahanpur upazila of Bogra on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Yasir Arafat Mukul (33), son of Yasin Ali, hai...

C’nawabganj mango growers eye bumper yield

C’nawabganj mango growers eye bumper yield

-- 2018-03-03 14:00:33

The mango growers of Chapainawabganj district, known as the capital of mango in Rajshahi, are expecting a high yield this season as mango trees are in full bloom due to favourable weather. 84 per cen...

Pregnant woman dies at KMCH

Pregnant woman dies at KMCH

-- 2018-03-03 11:55:51

A pregnant woman’s alleged death due to medical negligence sparked tension at Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH) early Friday. Manwara Begum, 32, wife of Faruk Hossain, journalist of local...

Satkhira fire engulfs six shops

Satkhira fire engulfs six shops

-- 2018-03-03 11:12:48

At least six shops were gutted as a fire broke out in a shop at Pakapol intersection in Satkhira town on early Saturday. The fire originated from electric short circuit around 2:30am and soon engulfe...

Bus-microbus collision kills four in Cox’s Bazar

Bus-microbus collision kills four in Cox’s Bazar

-- 2018-03-03 11:07:07

Four people have died and six others suffered injuries after a Cox’s Bazar-bound bus of Shyamoli Paribahan collided with two microbuses at Harbang on Chittagong-Cox's Bazar highway in Chakaria u...

Mob beats ‘robber’ to death in Narshingdi

Mob beats ‘robber’ to death in Narshingdi

-- 2018-03-02 20:19:30

A suspected robber was beaten to death by a mob at Aganagar village in Raipura upazila of Narsingdi on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Kamal Mia alias Pichhi Kamal, son of Jamal Hossai...

BGB members detain one with 10 gold bars

BGB members detain one with 10 gold bars

-- 2018-03-02 20:10:43

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested a man and recovered 10 gold bars worth Taka 5 million from his possession in Benapole border area of Jessore on Friday. The arrested was identified a...

Fire at three salt factories in Chittagong

Fire at three salt factories in Chittagong

-- 2018-03-02 17:21:05

At least three salt factories were gutted in a fire that broke out at Sadarghat area in Chittagong on Friday morning. The fire originated at a salt factory caused by power disruption around 10:00am a...