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Horticulture expo to begin in Khulna, Jhenidah, Jessore

Horticulture expo to begin in Khulna, Jhenidah, Jessore

-- 2018-02-28 18:57:04

A three-phase horticultural exposition will begin in Khulna, Jhenidah and Jessore districts from Thursday. Crosswalk Communications, will organise the fairs with the support of United States Agency f...

Ctg road crash leaves transport worker dead

Ctg road crash leaves transport worker dead

-- 2018-02-28 15:24:50

A transport worker has been killed and another person injured as a covered van overturned after ramming into a truck at Bhangapul in Mirsarai Upazila in Chittagong on early Wednesday. Inspector Rabiu...

DAE eyes bumper wheat production in Panchagarh

DAE eyes bumper wheat production in Panchagarh

-- 2018-02-28 14:27:51

The department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) is optimistic of getting a bumper yield of wheat in Panchagarh during the current season. Owing to the low production cost, farmers’ interest in wh...

Road crash kills youth in city

Road crash kills youth in city

-- 2018-02-28 13:12:03

An unidentified youth was killed in a road accident in Kollyanpur area under Darus Salam Police Station in the capital on early Wednesday. Quoting locals, Sub-Inspector Abu Sayed of the Police Statio...

Mill worker dies after getting caught in machine

Mill worker dies after getting caught in machine

-- 2018-02-28 12:25:48

A paper mill worker was killed in his factory when he was caught up in a machine at Roufabad under Bayazid Bostami Police Station of port city Chittagong on Wednesday morning. The deceased has been i...

Construction of Raniganj bridge over Kushiara  going on in Jagannathpur

Construction of Raniganj bridge over Kushiara going on in Jagannathpur

Our Correspondent 2018-02-28 00:35:23

The much talked about Raniganj bridge on the river Kushiara in Jagannathpur upazila of Sunamganj would bring a major shift in the locals communication. It would reduce three hours for travelling from...

Pabna bamboo craft artisans seek loan facility

Pabna bamboo craft artisans seek loan facility

Roving Correspondent 2018-02-28 00:34:29

A good number of people in Charmohor upazila under the district have been making bamboo items from the last three decades. Bamboo craft artisan Akmal Hossain said, "We do not have own land. We work i...

Prisoner escapes from Rajshahi court premises

Prisoner escapes from Rajshahi court premises

-- 2018-02-27 17:37:50

A prisoner under police custody escaped from Rajshahi court premises on Tuesday. The prisoner who escaped is identified as Ibrahim Marshal of Shoroil area of Boalia in the district. Officer-in-charg...

Chemical-free vegetable farming gains pace in Narsingdi

Chemical-free vegetable farming gains pace in Narsingdi

-- 2018-02-27 15:11:02

The cultivation of Chemical and pesticide free vegetables has gained an immense popularity among the farmers across the Narsingdi district. Owing to the high demand in the market and lucrative price,...

Sunni, Wahabi clash leaves madrasa student dead

Sunni, Wahabi clash leaves madrasa student dead

-- 2018-02-27 13:29:22

A madrasa student was killed and at least 50 people were injured in a clash between Sunni and Wahabi followers over a religious congregation in Dorboste area of Jaintiapur upazila on Monday night. Th...

Rainfall likely in Sylhet

Rainfall likely in Sylhet

-- 2018-02-27 12:55:30

A prediction by the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Tuesday indicates that rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind may occur in different parts of Sylhet division in t...

Three die in road crashes

Three die in road crashes

-- 2018-02-27 11:49:12

Three people were killed while a handful got injured in two separate road accidents across country. A head on collision between an oil tanker and a truck in Choto Kamaldah area of Mirsharai upazila i...

Four workers die in Sylhet stone quarry collapse

Four workers die in Sylhet stone quarry collapse

Agencies 2018-02-26 13:36:22

Four workers were killed and three others injured in a mudslide while they were extracting stones from a quarry in Bholaganj area of Companiganj upazila under Sylhet district on Sunday night. The dec...

Mudslide at Sylhet stone quarry kills two

Mudslide at Sylhet stone quarry kills two

-- 2018-02-26 11:15:08

Two workers were killed and three others injured in a mudslide while they were extracting stones from a quarry in Bholaganj area of Companiganj upazila under Sylhet district on Sunday night. The dece...

Horse carts gain popularity as mode of communication in remote char areas

Horse carts gain popularity as mode of communication in remote char areas

Our Correspondent 2018-02-26 00:41:35

Horse carts have gained much popularity as the main mode of communication among the people living in remote char areas in Rangpur and Lalmonirhat districts. The people of the char and its adjacent ar...

Flower business expands in Tangail district

Flower business expands in Tangail district

Our Correspondent 2018-02-26 00:39:59

Number of flower shops is increasing in the district town. Sources said there are over 40 flower shops in the town while it was only six to eight a decade ago. Once the flower business was seasonal...

Fire engulfs 20 jhut godowns in Gazipur

Fire engulfs 20 jhut godowns in Gazipur

-- 2018-02-25 14:51:54

At least 20 jhut godowns and several wood shops were gutted in a devastating fire at Konabari in o Gazipur on Sunday morning. Akhtaruzzaman, Assistant Director of Gazipur Fire Station, said the fire...

Satkhira road accident kills one

Satkhira road accident kills one

-- 2018-02-25 13:23:10

A helper of a truck was killed and three others got injured as two trucks collided head-on over Khulna-Satkhira highway in Tala upazila on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Liton Hossain...

Three die after ‘drinking’ toxic liquor

Three die after ‘drinking’ toxic liquor

-- 2018-02-24 23:46:07

A total of three men died allegedly after drinking toxic homemade liquor in a wedding ceremony at Habibnagar area in Keraniganj on Saturday. Two among the deceased were identified as Sajal Mandal, 28...

Strawberry cultivation creates new hope among Gopalganj farmers

Strawberry cultivation creates new hope among Gopalganj farmers

-- 2018-02-24 21:49:39

Our CorrespondentGOPALGANJ, Feb 24: Farmer Dilip Bala has become self-reliant by cultivating strawberry on a large-scale.Dilip Bala of Raghunathpur village under Gopalganj Sadar has been farming the j...

Rainfall likely in parts of country

Rainfall likely in parts of country

-- 2018-02-24 14:08:01

Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at one or two places over Rajshahi, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions in the next 24 hours as of 9 am tomorrow. Weather ma...

Garlic farming gets momentum in Rajshahi

Garlic farming gets momentum in Rajshahi

-- 2018-02-24 13:56:36

A large number of growers are passing a busy time in farming direct-seeded garlic in the Rajshahi region, including its vast Barind area during the current season. They are optimistic of getting a bu...

Three die in Keraniganj road crash

Three die in Keraniganj road crash

-- 2018-02-24 11:02:40

Three people have been killed in a road accident when a truck rammed an autorickshaw in Dhaka’s South Keraniganj Upazila. The incident occurred around midnight on Friday in the Ikuria Bazar are...

BADC installs 10 units in Sylhet remote areas

BADC installs 10 units in Sylhet remote areas

Iqbal Siddiquee 2018-02-23 14:42:29

A total of 10 solar irrigation units have been installed in all the four districts of Sylhet division this year. The main objective of the scheme is to ensure smooth farming of Boro in the remote area...

Three motorcyclists killed in road crash

Three motorcyclists killed in road crash

-- 2018-02-23 14:12:27

Three motorcyclists were killed as a bus rammed their vehicle on Bonpara- Hatikumrul road in Kachikata area of Gurudashpur upazila on Friday noon. The identities of the deceased could not be known ye...

Four die in Mymensingh road crash

Four die in Mymensingh road crash

-- 2018-02-23 12:25:39

At least four people were killed and 30 others injured as a bus overturned on Mymensingh-Kishoreganj highway in Char Rasulpur area of Ishwarganj upazila on Friday morning. One of the deceased was ide...

Excessive eucalyptus plantation poses threat to cultivable land

Excessive eucalyptus plantation poses threat to cultivable land

Our Correspondent 2018-02-23 00:00:00

RANGPUR, Feb 22: Plantation of eucalyptus tree is increasing alarmingly in different upazilas of the district, posing serious harm to environment, cultivable land and human health. According to sourc...

Road crash kills three in Gopalganj

Road crash kills three in Gopalganj

-- 2018-02-22 20:07:16

Three people were killed in a head-on a collision between a bus and a microbus on Dhaka-Khulna highway in Gopinathpur area of sadar upazila on Thursday evening. Two of the deceased was identified as...

Road crashes kill five

Road crashes kill five

-- 2018-02-22 11:48:06

Five people – three in Rangpur and two in Sherpur – were killed in two separate road accidents on Wednesday. In the Rangpur road crash, according to witnesses, 25 people were injured as a...

Stolen Shiva idol found in Ctg after 15 months

Stolen Shiva idol found in Ctg after 15 months

-- 2018-02-22 11:40:17

Police recovered an around 150-year-old Shiva idol, which was stolen 15 months ago, from Uttarvurshi Mallikpara in Boalkhali upazila of Chittagong on Wednesday night. On information, a team of police...