Four farmers killed in lightning strikes

Four farmers were killed in separate lightning strikes in Habiganj and Kishoreganj districts on Sunday. In Habiganj, two farmers died as they were struck by lightning at Sujonpur in Lakhai upazila in the afternoon. The deceased were identified as Nakul Miah, 55, son of late Abdul Kadir, and Apan Miah, 30, son of Delwar Ali of the village. The duo were working in a local paddy field when a thunderbolt bore down on them, killing them on the spot, said...

  Politics

Jamaat withdraws candidate from Gazipur polls to back BNP

Jamaat-e-Islami on Sunday formally extended its support to BNP's mayoral candidate Hasanuddin Sarker in the Gazipur city polls billed for May 15. Islamist party's mayoral candidate and its Gazipur city unit ameer SM Sanaullah withdrew his candidature in the morning. Later, he along with his party leaders and activists went to Sarker's Tongi residence and...

  Country

  Country

150 hectares of Boro land come under blast attack

NETRAKONA, Apr 22 (UNB): Fungal disease 'blast' has affected different...

Chilli cultivation brings smile on faces of marginal growers

SYLHET, Apr 22: Chilli growers of Sylhet division will complete...

  Crime

  Crime