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Boro farming goes on in full swingc

Boro farming goes on in full swingc

Boro paddy cultivation is going on in full swing in different districts of the country with an eye to a bumper production of the staple crop this season. A report from Oue Sylhet Correspondent says, the farmers of the division are busy cultivating the paddy with the winter season coming to end in


Juvenile gangs in Feni: A growing threat

Juvenile gangs in Feni: A growing threat

The sprouting juvenile gangs have emerged as a major concern in the capital and other cities and towns of the country, and Feni town is no exception. These misguided teens involved in theft, hijacking, drug abuse, stalking, sexual harassment, and murder, allegedly with the backing of local politic

School-girl crushed under truck in Natore

School-girl crushed under truck in Natore

A school-girl died and her father was injured as a truck hit a motorbike on Natore-Bagura highway in the Singra upazila of Natore on Monday morning. The deceased was identified as Trisha Rani, daughter of Taposh of Bagatipara upazila in the district and a class-VIII student of Jamnagar High School

Two killed in road crash in Gaibandha

Two killed in road crash in Gaibandha

Two people were killed in a head-on collision between a motorcycle and a truck at Nasratpur area on Saghata road in Gaibandha. The incident took place around 7:30 pm on Sunday, reports UNB. Masud Rana, officer-in-charge of Gaibandha Police Station, said a truck was going to Badiakhali from Gaiban

Turtles washing up dead on Cox's Bazar beach

Turtles washing up dead on Cox's Bazar beach

Turtles are floating dead frequently on the Cox's Bazar beach much to the concern of the oceanographers and environmentalists. Carcasses of 95 turtles with eggs have been spotted in the coastal area of Cox's Bazar in the past two months from January 1 to February 27, shows data of the Bangladesh O

Fire burns three jhut warehouses in Gazipur

Fire burns three jhut warehouses in Gazipur

Three jhut (garment factory wastes) warehouses were gutted as a fire broke out at Manipur in Pirujali of Gazipur district early on Sunday. Abdullah Al Arefin, deputy –director of Gazipur Fire Service and Civil Defense, said the fire broke out at a jhut warehouse around 2:15 am and soon engul

Two die as truck hits parked autorickshaw in Brahmanbaria

Two die as truck hits parked autorickshaw in Brahmanbaria

Two passengers on an autorickshaw have died after a truck ploughed into the CNG-run vehicle in Brahmanbaria. The incident occurred in the north Shuhilpur area on the Cumilla-Sylhet highway around 7:00 am on Saturday, according to Khatihata Highway Police Station chief Akul Chandra Biswas. Abdul H

Woman turns herself in after 'killing' husband in Patuakhali

Woman turns herself in after 'killing' husband in Patuakhali

A woman has surrendered to the police after allegedly murdering her husband in Patuakhali. The suspect, 18-year-old Jinia Islam, stabbed 20-year-old Md Rakib Islam with a sharp object and strangled him using a piece of cloth during an argument on Friday, according to the police, reports bdne

Man burned to death in Naogaon fire

Man burned to death in Naogaon fire

A man was burned to death in a fire in Badalgachhi upazila of Naogaon early on Friday. The deceased was Altaf Hossain (65), of the Gorshahi Moddyho para village of the upazila. The victim’s son, Tariqul Islam, said his father used to sleep in a house in front of their yard. Locals noticed