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Low price puts a damper on Cox's Bazar salt farmers' joy

Low price puts a damper on Cox's Bazar salt farmers' joy

Higher production of salt has brought delight to the farmers in Chattogram and Cox's Bazar this season though they are dismayed over possible low price of their produce. Due to favourable weather condition in the current season, growers have received relatively a better yield of salt in Banshkhali


Narail observes Birshreshtha Noor Mohammad's 89th birth anniv

Narail observes Birshreshtha Noor Mohammad's 89th birth anniv

The 89th birth anniversary of Birshreshtha Noor Mohammad Sheikh was observed at Noor Mohammad Nagar in Chandibarpur union of Narail sadar upazila on Tuesday. Noor Mohammad Nagar, which was earlier known as Mahiskhola where he was born, was renamed after him in his honour. Birshreshtha Noor Mohamm

Pabna farmers happy with high onion price

Pabna farmers happy with high onion price

The onion farmers of the district have expressed much satisfaction as the price of the agricultural produce is fairly good in the market this year. In the first phase, 'Mulkata' or 'Kandak' onion has come to the market. In the second phase, 'Hali' onion will come to the market within a few days, t

Cauliflower production booms in Lalmonirhat

Cauliflower production booms in Lalmonirhat

LALMONIRHAT, Feb 24: The farmers of Lalmonirhat have achieved bumper production of winter vegetables this season due to favourable weather. Farmers have earned a handsome amount of money through producing and selling cauliflowers this season. The farmers who cultivated early varieties of vegetabl

Hajiganj Boro Masjid bears archaeological beauties

Hajiganj Boro Masjid bears archaeological beauties

CHANDPUR, Feb 24: The ancient and historical 'Hajiganj Boro Masjid' in the district has become a famous place of worship for Muslims for about 250 years. It is one of the biggest mosques in greater Cumilla, carrying archaeological beauties. The mosque has a glorious past. At first, it was set up

Two IU lifts remain inoperative for long

Two IU lifts remain inoperative for long

ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY, Kushtia, Feb 24: Two lifts installed in the business faculty building of Islamic University (IU) in the district have remained useless for nearly nine months - thanks to the IU administration for not taking steps to restart them. The lifts were shut down mainly due to technical

BRAC employee dies as bus hits his motorbike in Dinajpur

BRAC employee dies as bus hits his motorbike in Dinajpur

An employee of nongovernmental organisation (NGO) BRAC was killed as a speeding bus crashed into his motorbike in Birampur upazila of Dinajpur Saturday evening. Deceased Mizanur Rahman, 32, was a resident of Shyamnagar area under Sadar upazila of Rangpur. Birampur police station’s Sub-Inspe

Twenty people injured as bus overturns in Dinajpur

Twenty people injured as bus overturns in Dinajpur

At least twenty people were injured as a bus overturned in Birganj upazila of Dinajpur district on Saturday. The identities of the injured people could not be known immediately. The Panchagarh-bound bus of ‘Tahmina Paribahan’ overturned around 5:00 pm after its driver lost control ove

Nine burned in fire at Noakhali’s Bhashan Char Rohingya camp

Nine burned in fire at Noakhali’s Bhashan Char Rohingya camp

At least nine Rohingya people including five children sustained burn injuries in a blaze which broke out in a Rohingya camp in Noakhali’s Bhashan Char on Saturday morning. The injured were first taken to Noakhali 250 Bed General Hospital. Later, five of them were transferred to the Chittagon

Miscreants hack youth to death in Cumilla

Miscreants hack youth to death in Cumilla

A 38-year-old man was hacked to death by some miscreants at Neura area in Cumilla city on Saturday.  Locals spotted the body of Shah Alam, son of Nuru Mia of Chartha Thira, in the area and informed police who recovered the body.  Alamgir Bhuiya, officer-in-charge of Sadar Dakkhin Model

Two dead in bus-covered van collsion in Narsingdi

Two dead in bus-covered van collsion in Narsingdi

Two people were killed and six others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a covered van in the Polash upazila of Narsingdi district early Saturday. The deceased were identified as the bus driver Md Idris Ali of Kishorganj and the driver of the covered van, according to a local media r

Youth burned to death, two injured in Bagerhat

Youth burned to death, two injured in Bagerhat

A youth was burned to death and two others were injured in a fire which broke out at a grocery shop in Kachua upazila of Bagerhat district on Friday. The deceased was identified as Aminur Rahman (17) of Dopakhali village of the upazila. The two injured are Habib (20) and Hriday (18) from the same