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Hotel boy dies in city road mishap

Hotel boy dies in city road mishap

FE Report 2018-02-05 16:58:22

A twelve-year-old boy died in a road accident in Mohammadpur area of Dhaka on Monday morning, said police. The victim was identified as Antor, who worked at a restaurant named Khulna Khabar Ghor at T...

Turkey farming gains popularity in Rajshahi

Turkey farming gains popularity in Rajshahi

-- 2018-02-05 13:50:14

The Turkey bird farming is gradually gaining popularity in the Rajshahi region as it fetches good profits. A large number of farmers are showing more interest in farming the bird due to its low farmi...

Two SSC students die on way to exam hall

Two SSC students die on way to exam hall

FE Online Desk 2018-02-05 00:00:00

Three people, including two SSC examinees, were killed after a Natore-bound truck hit their motorcycle in Rajshahi’s Puthia. The accident took place on a road in the Upazila’s Tarapur aro...

Potato harvest starts in Bogra

Potato harvest starts in Bogra

Our Correspondent 2018-02-05 00:00:00

Potato growers of the district have started harvesting the item. The peasants are now passing busy time in harvesting and processing the crop as they will bring the same land under Boro cultivation....

Rangpur flower traders doing brisk business due to high mkt demand

Rangpur flower traders doing brisk business due to high mkt demand

Our Correspondent 2018-02-05 00:00:00

The flower traders of the district are doing a brisk business due to high market demand. Once flower was only used in decorating houses, gardens of some aristocratic persons, but things have changed...

Eel cultivation brings solvency to poor families in Joypurhat

Eel cultivation brings solvency to poor families in Joypurhat

Roving Correspondent 2018-02-05 00:00:00

Hundreds of peasants from Hindu community are attaining financial solvency by cultivating eel (Kuchia) on commercial basis in Khetlal upazila of the district. Sources said some local NGOs have been p...

Boro farming gets momentum in Gaibandha

Boro farming gets momentum in Gaibandha

-- 2018-02-04 11:40:47

Farming of Boro paddy is going on fast in the project command areas of Barind Multipurpose Development Authority (BMDA) in the district during the current season. The BMDA set a target to bring a tot...

Organic vegetables gains popularity in Gaibandha

Organic vegetables gains popularity in Gaibandha

-- 2018-02-03 12:33:48

Chemical-free way of farming brought smiles on the faces of vegetable growers in Fulchhari’s Bhasharpara village in the district. Take Belal Miah as one glaring example of how going green becom...

Ethnic farmers start growing Boro amid fertiliser shortage

Ethnic farmers start growing Boro amid fertiliser shortage

Roving Correspondent 2018-02-03 00:00:00

Ethnic farmers of Mohadevpur upazila in the district have started planting Boro paddy amid labour shortage. They are also facing acute fertiliser crisis this season. According to the Department of Ag...

Cops detain 30, drugs seized in Dinajpur

Cops detain 30, drugs seized in Dinajpur

-- 2018-02-02 16:03:14

Police arrested 25 people including three activists of Jamaat-e-Islami from different areas of the district. Police conducted special drives in last 12-hour ending at 8am on Friday morning. Law enfor...

4-day flower fair starts in Rajshahi

4-day flower fair starts in Rajshahi

-- 2018-02-02 15:17:49

A four-day 'One Bank Flower Fair-2018' began in the city on Friday in a bid to meet the gradually increasing demand of the flower-loving people. Rajshahi Boikali Sangha (RBS) and One Bank Limited joi...

Shibganj Boro farmers preparing  seedbed applying new method

Shibganj Boro farmers preparing seedbed applying new method

Our Correspondent 2018-02-01 21:29:10

BOGRA, Feb 01: Farmers of Shibganj upazila under the district are preparing Boro seedbed in a new method called 'Ideal' for better yield this season. According to the Department of Agriculture Extens...

Maize cultivation increases in Natore district

Maize cultivation increases in Natore district

Roving Correspondent 2018-02-01 21:28:13

NATORE, Feb 01: The farmers of the district have exceeded the target set for maize cultivation for this season. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DEA) office sources, growers had...

Law enforcers seize nine maunds of jatka

Law enforcers seize nine maunds of jatka

-- 2018-02-01 15:35:07

Members of Coast Guard Bangladesh in a drive have seized nine maunds of jatka (hilsa fry less than 10 inches in length) from Meghna river in Chandpur early Thursday. Lt Sinchan Ahmed, commander of Ch...

Bed planting wheat farming gains popularity in Rajshahi

Bed planting wheat farming gains popularity in Rajshahi

-- 2018-02-01 13:22:12

By dint of much interest among the farmers and others concerned, acreage of wheat farming in bed-planting method has started gaining momentum in the region including its vast barind tract for the last...

‘Robber’ dies  in Kushtia ‘gunfight’

‘Robber’ dies in Kushtia ‘gunfight’

-- 2018-02-01 11:48:10

A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with police on Kushtia-Jhenidah highway in Mahishdanga area under Islamic University Police Station on Thursday. The deceased could not be identif...

Sylhet workshop focuses on need to modernise fisheries sector

Sylhet workshop focuses on need to modernise fisheries sector

Our Correspondent 2018-02-01 00:00:00

Speakers at a day-long workshop in the on Wednesday focused on the need to modernise the country fishery sector to increase production. Addressing as the chief guest, Sylhet Agricultural University (...

Bogra potato growers eye bumper yield

Bogra potato growers eye bumper yield

Our Correspondent 2018-02-01 00:00:00

Potato growers of the district are expecting to get a bumper production this season. The plants are growing well. Growers may start harvesting from February. The Department of Agriculture Extension (...

Gopalganj growers make good profit from high-yielding tomato varieties

Gopalganj growers make good profit from high-yielding tomato varieties

Our Correspondent 2018-01-31 00:00:00

Farmers of Raghunathpur union under Sadar upazila are making a good profit by growing 'Beautiful-2' tomato variety this season. Dilip Biswas, a farmer of Raghunathpur village under Sadar upazila, sai...

Bogra eyes good coriander yield

Bogra eyes good coriander yield

Our Correspondent 2018-01-31 00:00:00

Coriander cultivators of the district are expecting a good output this season amid a favourable weather condition. The growers are now busy taking care of the cropland to get a satisfactory productio...

Gazipur road crash kills three

Gazipur road crash kills three

-- 2018-01-31 00:00:00

At least three people died and two others were injured in a road accident at MC Bazar on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Sreepur upazila on Wednesday morning. The identities of the deceased could not be...

Good yield of onions delights Natore farmers

Good yield of onions delights Natore farmers

-- 2018-01-29 15:24:11

Hundreds of marginal peasants in Natore district are getting good yield of onions in the current season. Timely supply of necessary agriculture inputs from the Department of Agriculture Extension (DA...

Comilla road mishap kills passerby

Comilla road mishap kills passerby

-- 2018-01-29 15:23:32

A passerby was killed in Nishchintapur area on Dhaka- Chittagong highway in Comilla on Monday morning. The deceased was identified as Mahbubul Alam, a hotel employee, reports UNB. A speeding pickup...

Tree felling in Sreerampore rly  officers' colony rampant

Tree felling in Sreerampore rly officers' colony rampant

Our Correspondent 2018-01-29 00:31:20

RAJSHAHI, Jan 28: a good numbers of age-old, large trees worth millions of Taka have been cut off and taken away from Railway Officers' Colony of Sreerampore area under the city during the last six mo...

Veg cultivation on the rise in Sylhet

Veg cultivation on the rise in Sylhet

Our Correspondent 2018-01-29 00:30:27

SYLHET, Jan 28: Cultivation of all kinds of vegetable is on the rise in Sylhet region this year. A report prepared by the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) shows so far 53,222 hectares of lan...

Tomato production generates income of marginal peasants

Tomato production generates income of marginal peasants

Roving Correspondent 2018-01-29 00:28:43

SIRAJGANJ, Jan 28:  Tomato cultivation creates a noticeable income generation for the poor and marginal peasants of the district this season. A total of 700 hectares of land have been under toma...

Banana farming expanding fast in Nilphamari

Banana farming expanding fast in Nilphamari

Our Correspondent 2018-01-29 00:00:00

 Hundreds of poor families of the district have been attaining financial solvency by farming banana. Sources said banana cultivation is increasing gradually in the area. High land or semi sandy...

Rangpur Baukul farmers happy over good yield

Rangpur Baukul farmers happy over good yield

Our Correspondent 2018-01-29 00:00:00

A good yield of Baukul, a plum variety, has made the cultivators of the district jubilant during the current season. Because of huge demand its cultivation is on the rise in different areas of the di...

RAB detains two with 200 kg hemp in B’baria

RAB detains two with 200 kg hemp in B’baria

-- 2018-01-28 17:17:37

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two people along with 200kg hemp on Dhaka-Sylhet highway near Khatihata in Sarail upazila on Sunday morning. The arrestees are identified as Ishak Mia...

Moulvibazar road crash kills mother, son

Moulvibazar road crash kills mother, son

-- 2018-01-27 12:31:15

A woman and her minor son died when a head-on collision between a tractor and CNG-run auto-rickshaw occurred at Arjuna in Barlekha upazila on Friday night. The accident took place around 9:30pm as th...