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Three-wheeler driver electrocuted in Bhola

-- November 30, 2019 19:30:45

The driver of a three-wheeler vehicle died and another was injured after being electrocuted in Mollah Bridge area of Bhola district, reports BSS. The deceased was identified as Md Mahbub, 30, a resid...

Tea seller hacked to death in Rajshahi

-- November 30, 2019 16:38:00

A tea seller was hacked to death allegedly by his neighbour at Malda Colony in the city on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Ramjan Ali, 28, son of Abdur Razzak of the colony, reports&...

Strike cripples river communication on southern routes

-- November 30, 2019 12:25:51

A nationwide strike enforced by water transport workers has brought launch services to a halt on waterways linking the southern districts to the rest of the country. Although a few vessels reportedly...

Japan’s Abe may soon see real ballistic missile launch, N Korea warns

-- November 30, 2019 11:58:15

North Korea’s state media on Saturday lashed out at Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as an “imbecile and political dwarf” for calling Pyongyang’s latest test of a large multi...

Sugarcane farmers get good prices

OUR CORRESPONDENT November 28, 2019 21:22:22

BOGURA, Nov 28: Bumper sugarcane production as well as fair market price have brought smile on the faces of farmers in the district this season. According to the Department of Agricultural Extension...

One dead in city road crash

-- November 27, 2019 14:10:27

An unidentified rickshaw puller was killed after being run over by a truck in city’s Gandaria on early Wednesday. The accident took place around 3:30am, said Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of...

Hakaluki Haor to be listed as ‘Ramsar site’

Our Correspondent November 26, 2019 22:30:48

SYLHET, Nov 26: Hakaluki Haor, the country's largest water body spreading over a vast area in Sylhet and neighbouring Moulvibazar district, is going to be listed as 'Ramsar site', the third in Banglad...

Dried fish trading gains popularity in Pabna district

ROVING CORRESPONDENT November 26, 2019 22:29:37

PABNA, Nov 26: Dried fish trading is gaining popularity in the district, specially in the Chalan Beel area. Talking to this correspondent a good number of fishermen in Suzanagar upazila said they c...

Man killed in Munshiganj road accident

-- November 26, 2019 19:30:40

A man was killed in a head-on collision between two motorcycles in Sirajdikhan upazila of Munshigan district on Tuesday.  The deceased was identified as Anik Islam, 30, son of Nazrul Islam of Go...

Fire guts 33 shops in Khulna

-- November 26, 2019 12:36:34

At least 33 shops were gutted in a fire that broke out early Tuesday at Ferry ghat intersection in Khulna city. Iqbal Bahar Bulbul, deputy director of fire service, said the fire broke out at around...

State-owned jute mill workers’ hunger procession to realise 11-point demand

A Correspondent November 26, 2019 00:32:13

KHULNA, Nov 25: State-owned jute mill workers brought out a hunger procession in Khalishpur industrial area in Khulna. The procession ended at the Platinum Jute Mill Gate. A seven-day agitation progr...

Stress on concerted efforts to achieve SDGs

-- November 25, 2019 17:08:14

Concerted efforts of all government and non-government entities concerned can be a vital means of supplementing the efforts of the present government to attain the target of inclusive development in t...

Cumilla Fire Service ill-equipped to fight blaze in high-rises

Our Correspondent November 24, 2019 21:29:31

CUMILLA, Nov 24: Cumilla Fire Service and Civil Defence is not well-equipped to fight fire incidents in buildings more than seven-storey. High-rises in Cumilla city are at high risk of fire incidents...

Three die as wild elephants go on rampage

-- November 24, 2019 12:40:43

Three people were trampled to death by wild elephants in Kadurkhil, Syednagar, and Joistapura areas of Boalkhali upazila under Chattogram district on Sunday morning.   The deceased have been ide...

13 rocket launchers, explosives recovered in Habiganj

-- November 23, 2019 19:48:20

Members of Bangladesh Army and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) seized 13 rocket launchers and explosives during a two-day drive at Satchhari National Park in in Habiganj. Confirming the matter, Commandi...

4.67 kg gold recovered in Satkhira

-- November 23, 2019 18:15:21

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized 31 gold bars weighing about 4.67kg from Kakdanga border area of Satkhira district on Friday morning. “On a tip-off, a patrol team of th...

Lynch mob in Laxmipur kills robber

-- November 22, 2019 12:30:51

A suspected robber was killed and five others injured in a lynch-mob attack at Sagardi village in Raipur upazila of Laxmipur district early Friday. The deceased was identified as Sohel, reports UNB....

'Early warning and forecast system will help save livelihoods'

FE Online Report November 21, 2019 18:00:39

CARE’s SHOUHARDO III, a food security programme with funding from USAID and government of Bangladesh organised a workshop on “Improved Weather and Flood Information System for Community Ba...

Two die in Gopalganj road accident

-- November 21, 2019 11:33:23

Two people were killed when a covered-van hit a peddled-van on Dhaka-Khulna Highway at Dhundia in Sadar upazila of Gopalganj district on Thursday. The deceased were identified as Manjur Sardar, 50, o...

Bulbul takes its toll on Bagerhat tomato farmers

-- November 20, 2019 17:17:52

Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ dealt a heavy blow to the dreams of hundreds of tomato growers in the coastal district as farmers now stare at bleak future scratching their heads to find ways to repay lo...

Female patient ‘kills self’ at Rajshahi hospital

-- November 20, 2019 13:06:03

A female patient undergoing treatment at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) reportedly took her own life by jumping off the hospital building early Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Jes...

Gopalganj cultivators start T-Aman paddy harvest

Our Correspondent November 20, 2019 00:06:20

GOPALGANJ, Nov 19: Farmers of Gopalganj Sadar upazila have started harvesting T-Aman paddy this season. Farmer Amirul Sheikh of Nilokhi village of Durgapur union said he cultivated Aman paddy on two...

Now rice prices go up in Faridpur

-- November 19, 2019 17:44:20

The prices of different verities of rice went up by Tk 3 to Tk 6 in the last two days in the district while that of onion came down slightly. Visiting Hazi Shariatullah Bazar in the town, the UNB cor...

Bamboo bridge becomes a death trap in Lalmonirhat

-- November 18, 2019 21:59:11

LALMONIRHAT, Nov 18 (UNB): A risky bamboo bridge at Mohishamuri Dharapar village in Kaliganj upazila has become the only means for over one lakh people of 15 to 20 villages since a concrete one over t...

Veg grow along with paddy in Cumilla

Our Correspondent November 18, 2019 21:58:18

CUMILLA, Nov 18: Cultivation of different types of vegetables is gaining popularity among the growers across the district. Some growers said bean, snake gourd, bottle gourd and sweet pumpkin cultiv...

Wholesalers in Khulna town sell local onion at Tk 175-180 per kg

A Correspondent November 17, 2019 20:55:54

KHULNA, Nov 17: Most wholesalers and several retail stores in Khulna town are selling locally-grown onions. Besides, some hoarders were seen selling partially rotten onions at Tk 50 to Tk 100 per kg....

Cumilla Zoo, Botanical Garden in bad shape

Our Correspondent November 17, 2019 20:54:46

CUMILLA, Nov 17: At one time Cumilla Zoo and Botanical Garden was one of the most entertaining places for the local people. The zoo, along with a botanical garden, was built on over 10 acres of land...

Govinda Mandir - an ornamented terracotta temple at Puthia

Monjuara Khatun November 17, 2019 11:19:43

Pancharatna Boro Govinda Mandir in Puthia is one of the exquisitely ornamented terracotta plaques made temples in the country. This temple stands inside the boundary of Panch Ani Palace of the Kings...

Two bodies recovered in Magura, Sylhet

-- November 16, 2019 13:18:19

Bodies of an unidentified woman and a youth were recovered from Magura’s Mohammadpur upazila and Sylhet’s Goainghat. In Magura, a woman’s decomposed body was recovered from Ichhamat...

Hundreds of pro-China protesters rally amid Hong Kong chaos

-- November 16, 2019 11:51:30

Hundreds of pro-China protesters rallied in Hong Kong on Saturday to denounce increasingly violent anti-government unrest in the Chinese-ruled city and support the police who have become a prime targe...