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Commercial duck rearing on the rise in Bogra

Commercial duck rearing on the rise in Bogra

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

 BOGRA, Mar 25: Many people in the district have attained financial solvency by rearing ducks on commercial basis. A good number of rearers of Dupchanchia, Nandigram, Sherpur, Adamdigghi, Kahalo...

Sub-registrar suspended over bribery scandal in Narayanganj

Sub-registrar suspended over bribery scandal in Narayanganj

-- 2018-03-25 20:57:53

A sub-registrar was suspended on Sunday after a video footage of bribe taking by him went viral in social media. The suspended sub-registrar, Eshak Ali Mandal, was working at Araihazar Upazila Land R...

Three minor girls drown in Chandpur

Three minor girls drown in Chandpur

-- 2018-03-25 20:30:11

Three minor girls drowned while taking bath in the Meghna River at Ibrahimpur village in Chandpur on Sunday. The deceased were identified as Fatema Akhter, 6, daughter of Swapan Rarhi, Mariam, 6, dau...

Three die in Jessore road crash

Three die in Jessore road crash

-- 2018-03-25 20:26:52

Three people died and seven others were injured as a truck hit a human hauler at Harikhali area of Sharsha upazila in Jessore on Sunday afternoon. The deceased were identified as human-hauler driver...

Drug addict youth severs mother's fingers

Drug addict youth severs mother's fingers

-- 2018-03-25 17:42:35

'A drug addict youth' cut off his mother's fingers at Reshom Potti in Rajshahi on Sunday morning. The injured woman is Habiba Khatun, 75, wife of Lutfar Rahman. Sources at Rajshahi Medical College a...

Couple gets life for murdering housemaid after rape

Couple gets life for murdering housemaid after rape

-- 2018-03-25 16:39:18

A court in Rangpur on Sunday sentenced a retired assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of police and his wife to life term rigorous imprisonment for murdering their housemaid after rape about 15 years back....

Boro growers expect bumper yield in Panchagarh

Boro growers expect bumper yield in Panchagarh

-- 2018-03-25 13:51:49

A large number of farmers in Panchagarh are expecting a bumper yield of Boro paddy during the current season. Availability of agricultural inputs such as fertilisers, pesticides and favourable weathe...

Speeding truck kills minor in city

Speeding truck kills minor in city

-- 2018-03-25 13:35:48

A four-year-old child has died after he was struck by a truck at Nawabganj Upazila in Dhaka. The accident took place at Baruakhali neighbourhood on Saturday night, said local police Sub-Inspector Kam...

Cops recover man’s throat-slit body in Pabna

Cops recover man’s throat-slit body in Pabna

-- 2018-03-25 10:57:47

Throat-slit body of a man has been recovered in Kuladi village of Bharara union in Pabna Sadar upazila on Sunday morning. Abdur Raja Bahadur, Officer-in-Charge of Sadar Police Station said informed b...

Rajshahi college teacher goes missing

Rajshahi college teacher goes missing

-- 2018-03-24 20:44:09

A teacher of a Rajshahi college reportedly went missing from Charghat upazila of the district on Saturday morning. The missing teacher was identified as Shafiqur Rahman, a teacher of Dakra Degree Col...

Fire guts 38 shops in Chittagong

Fire guts 38 shops in Chittagong

-- 2018-03-24 13:40:52

A massive fire that originated from an electric short-circuit, gutted at least 38 shops of a market in Nayabazar area under Patenga Police Station in Chittagong on early Saturday. The fire broke out...

Man dies in Nilphamari road crash

Man dies in Nilphamari road crash

-- 2018-03-24 12:16:13

A human hauler driver was killed as a truck hit his vehicle on Domar-Dimla road at Tinbat village in Dimla upazila on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Abul Kashem, 55, of the village,...

Two condemned prisoners die at Khulna hospital

Two condemned prisoners die at Khulna hospital

-- 2018-03-24 12:03:45

Two condemned prisoners, who were undergoing treatment at Khulna Medical College and Hospital, died on Friday night. They are Abul Hossain, 60, of Tala upazila in Satkhira and Fazlur Rahman, 70, of M...

Five missing as boat capsizes in Shitalakkhya

Five missing as boat capsizes in Shitalakkhya

-- 2018-03-24 11:38:57

Five young men went missing as a boat sank in the Shitalakkhuya River after being hit by a cargo vessel in Rupganj Upazila under Narayanganj district on Friday night. One of the missing youths was id...

Police couple’s domestic help tries to commit ‘suicide’

Police couple’s domestic help tries to commit ‘suicide’

-- 2018-03-23 18:14:42

A domestic help of a police couple fell off the rooftop of a two-storey building in Khulna's Mujgunni area on Thursday night.   She was admitted to Khulna Medical College Hospital with multiple...

Netrokona farmers surpass Boro cultivation target

Netrokona farmers surpass Boro cultivation target

-- 2018-03-23 13:02:22

Boro cultivation in the district has exceeded the target this year as farmers have increased its farming capacity by more than four times to recoup the losses they incurred last year due to early floo...

Babui, weaver bird,  disappearing from  Nilphamari

Babui, weaver bird, disappearing from Nilphamari

Our Correspondent 2018-03-23 00:36:39

NILPHAMARI, Mar 22: Babui, the bird, better renowned as weaver bird and its artistic nests are disappearing from the district gradually. The artistic nests of Babui skilfully built with the stalks of...

Two to walk gallows for killing woman in Chandpur

Two to walk gallows for killing woman in Chandpur

-- 2018-03-22 18:50:22

A court on Thursday sentenced two people to death for killing a woman in East Upalata village of Shahrasti upazila in 2016. District and Sessions Judge Saleh Uddin Ahmed pronounced the verdict in pre...

Tractor runs over, kills minor in C’nawabganj

Tractor runs over, kills minor in C’nawabganj

-- 2018-03-22 15:55:45

A minor boy was crushed under the wheel of a tractor in Yusufnagar Pulpara area of Sadar upazila on Thursday morning. The deceased was identified as Samiul Haque, 2, son of Sanaul Haque, reports UNB....

BGB seizes 10 gold bars in Chapainawabganj

BGB seizes 10 gold bars in Chapainawabganj

-- 2018-03-22 14:54:59

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) during a drive seized 10 gold bars weighing 1.16 kilogram from the first gate of Panama Port Link Limited at Sonamasjid land port in Shibganj upazila of Chapai...

Cops recover floating body of missing Rajshahi student

Cops recover floating body of missing Rajshahi student

-- 2018-03-22 12:02:08

The body of a college student who went missing in the Padma River on Sunday was found floating at Charkhidirpur in Rajshahi town on Wednesday. Farhad Hossain, senior station officer of Rajshahi Fire...

Man dies as motorcycle crashes in Jessore

Man dies as motorcycle crashes in Jessore

-- 2018-03-22 11:39:28

A motorcyclist was killed in a road accident in Rajganjarea of Manirampur upazila on Wednesday afternoon. Police said Jamal Hossian, 45, a speech-impaired son of late Jabber Sarder, hailing from Dash...

Two elderly men die after being run-over by train

Two elderly men die after being run-over by train

-- 2018-03-22 11:00:42

The bid of a good Samaritan to save a man went in vain as both were crushed to death by a train at Belpukur level crossing in Puthia upazila on Wednesday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Ko...

Root rotting disease worries  Bogra garlic cultivators

Root rotting disease worries Bogra garlic cultivators

Our Correspondent 2018-03-22 00:48:38

A good number of garlic growers in the district are worried as root rotting disease has affected their field a few days ago. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), around 1230 he...

Seven villagers sustain injuries in confrontation with brick kiln goons

Seven villagers sustain injuries in confrontation with brick kiln goons

Our Correspondent 2018-03-22 00:47:52

RAJSHAHI, Mar 21: Villagers and the owner of a brick kiln at Shurkali village under Adhaipur union of Badalgachhi under greater Rajshahi district were in a confrontational state following the construc...

BCL expels two, suspends 10 over SUST infighting

BCL expels two, suspends 10 over SUST infighting

-- 2018-03-21 19:05:15

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) expelled two of its central leaders and suspended 10 leaders and activists of its Shahjalal University of Science & Technology (SUST) unit over Tuesday's clash betw...

BGB seizes 20 gold bars worth Tk 10m

BGB seizes 20 gold bars worth Tk 10m

-- 2018-03-21 14:03:01

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) during a drive seized 20 gold bars worth Tk 10million from bordering Sadipur area under Benapole Port Police Station on Wednesday morning. A team of BGB-49 Ba...

Two die as bus rams into auto-rickshaw

Two die as bus rams into auto-rickshaw

-- 2018-03-21 12:20:48

Two people were killed when a bus rammed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Daulatpur in Bahubal upazila early Wednesday. The deceased have been identified as three-wheeler drive...

Train crushes youth to death in Netrokona

Train crushes youth to death in Netrokona

-- 2018-03-21 10:59:35

A young man was crushed to death by a train at Court Railway Station in Netrokona district town on Tuesday night. The deceased was identified as Mahbub Alam, 25, son of Dulal Miah of Moipukuria villa...

Fish farming in floating enclosures turns into profitable venture in Pabna

Fish farming in floating enclosures turns into profitable venture in Pabna

Roving Correspondent 2018-03-21 00:18:36

PABNA, Mar 20: Fish farming in floating enclosures has turned into a profitable venture in the district. Hundreds of unemployment youth have attained financial solvency by fish cultivation under the m...