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Army’s vegetable procurement reduces Kushtia farmers’ woes

Army’s vegetable procurement reduces Kushtia farmers’ woes

-- 2020-05-09 18:04:43

When vegetables growers of Kushtia were passing days in great worries about marketing of the produces, the army came forward to give them relief to some extent by buying vegetable directly from the fi...

‘Combined harvester reduces paddy harvesting cost by 50pc’

‘Combined harvester reduces paddy harvesting cost by 50pc’

-- 2020-05-09 17:43:05

Agriculturists at a Boro harvesting ceremony have said that the farmers could successfully face labour-shortage and reduce harvesting cost of Boro paddy by 50 per cent using the combined harvester mac...

Nor’wester leaves one dead in Bagerhat

Nor’wester leaves one dead in Bagerhat

-- 2020-05-06 17:00:03

A teenage boy was killed after a tree collapsed on his room during a nor’wester that wreaked havoc in Chitalmari upazila of Bagerhat district on Tuesday night. Besides, around 20 houses and som...

500 poor families become self-reliant through pineapple farming

500 poor families become self-reliant through pineapple farming

-- 2020-05-06 16:31:18

Over 500 poor families in Narsingdi’s Polash upazila have become self-reliant through commercial farming of pineapple. Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) sources said, a good number of f...

Telemedicine service stopped in Natore as health worker infected

Telemedicine service stopped in Natore as health worker infected

-- 2020-05-05 12:30:25

Telemedicine service was stopped at Lalpur Upazila Health Complex in Natore district as a health worker tested positive for coronavirus on Monday night. District Directorate General of Health Service...

Ten members of a family infected with COVID-19 in B’baria

Ten members of a family infected with COVID-19 in B’baria

-- 2020-05-04 17:10:31

Ten members of a family were found infected with coronavirus at Zafarpur village of Nabinagar upazila in Brahmanbaria on Monday, creating panic among local people. Civil Surgeon Mohammad Ekram Ullah...

Five bank officials diagnosed with COVID-19 in Nilphamari

Five bank officials diagnosed with COVID-19 in Nilphamari

-- 2020-05-03 20:36:07

Five bank officials have found infected with coronavirus in the district, taking the confirmed cases of Covid-19 into 21. District Civil Surgeon Dr Ranjit Kumar Barman, said of the five bank official...

Rangpur division sees 14.97pc COVID-19 recovery

Rangpur division sees 14.97pc COVID-19 recovery

-- 2020-05-03 18:06:35

Twenty-five coronavirus (COVID-19) infected people already recovered out of total 167 detected patients till Saturday with the current recovery rate of 14.97 percent in Rangpur division. Health offic...

Mysterious insects eating green leaves in Cox’s Bazar

Mysterious insects eating green leaves in Cox’s Bazar

-- 2020-05-01 18:43:47

A mysterious species of insect appeared in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar district and started eating up green leaves, creating concern among locals. However, the authorities concerned said the...

Three die on same night in Manikganj isolation ward

Three die on same night in Manikganj isolation ward

-- 2020-04-30 19:18:40

Three people aged 50-55 who were undergoing treatment at the isolation ward of Manikganj General Hospital, passed away in space of half a day, from Wednesday evening to early Thursday. The deceased w...

Bhairab Police Station SI recovers from coronavirus

Bhairab Police Station SI recovers from coronavirus

-- 2020-04-28 20:35:13

A sub-inspector of Kishoreganj’s Bhairab Police Station, who was infected with Covid-19, was discharged from Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka on Tuesday after his recovery. The police office...

Satkhira police using drone to monitor social distancing

Satkhira police using drone to monitor social distancing

-- 2020-04-26 22:35:11

Satkhira district police is using drone-mounted cameras to ensure that people are maintaining social distancing and to detect people who made unnecessary gatherings in defiance of restrictions to prev...

Three die of COVID-19 in Narayanganj in 24 hours

Three die of COVID-19 in Narayanganj in 24 hours

-- 2020-04-26 21:22:28

Three more people died of coronavirus disease, COVID-19, in Narayanganj district in the last 24 hours until Sunday. With latest deaths, a total of 42 people died in the district so far, said Civil Su...

Rangpur road crash claims three lives

Rangpur road crash claims three lives

-- 2020-04-26 17:23:45

Three people were killed and five others injured when a truck hit two human haulers on Rngpur-Dinajpur highway at Paglapir in Rangpur on Sunday. Two of the deceased were identified as Morzina Begum,...

Two die after taking toxic liquor in Jashore

Two die after taking toxic liquor in Jashore

-- 2020-04-26 16:43:15

Two young men died after taking toxic liquor in Jashore district on Sunday. The deceased were identified as Bikash Sahani, 38, son of Domodore Sahani, resident of Bejpara area and Ojiar alias Olias,...

Coronavirus: 18,000 construction workers suffer in Jashore

Coronavirus: 18,000 construction workers suffer in Jashore

-- 2020-04-26 13:35:22

Thousands of construction workers in eight upazilas of Jashore district are going through a tough time without work and food as economic activities came to a halt because of the coronavirus outbreak,...

Two siblings infected with coronavirus in Cumilla

Two siblings infected with coronavirus in Cumilla

-- 2020-04-25 16:24:38

Two brothers, who came in contact with one of their colleagues who died of coronavirus in Noakhali, have tested positive for Covid-19 at Laksam upazila  in Cumilla. Locals said the two siblings...

COVID-19 cases in Kishoreganj reach 175

COVID-19 cases in Kishoreganj reach 175

-- 2020-04-25 10:04:05

Another person was infected with coronavirus in Kishoreganj district in the last 24 hours on Friday, raising the total number of such cases to 175. Civil Surgeon Dr Mohammad Mujibur Rahman said they...

Melon farmers start online sales during coronavirus shutdown

Melon farmers start online sales during coronavirus shutdown

-- 2020-04-24 18:50:34

Melon farmers in Gopalganj's Kotalipara have resorted to using the internet to keep their livelihoods afloat after a worsening coronavirus crisis brought Bangladesh to a standstill. Farmers in remote...

8 more test positive for coronavirus in Sunamganj

8 more test positive for coronavirus in Sunamganj

-- 2020-04-24 17:58:38

Eight more people, including a physician, ‘tested positive for covid-19’ in Sunamganj in the last 24 hours till Friday noon. With the latest ones, the total number of identified cases in...

Bumper Boro yield in Jashore, but harvesting left in limbo    

Bumper Boro yield in Jashore, but harvesting left in limbo    

-- 2020-04-24 13:23:02

Some 0.5 million farmers of Jashore are passing their days in deep worries due to the labour crisis caused by restrictions on movements of people and suspension of transport services, aiming to tamp d...

Sherpur beggar gets house as gift for setting rare instance of help

Sherpur beggar gets house as gift for setting rare instance of help

-- 2020-04-22 21:39:23

A Sherpur beggar, who donated his savings to the UNO’s relief fund as a rare instance of disaster-time help from the most poor to the poor, will get a house with land from the government as a gi...

Govt to procure 17,002 tonnes of Boro paddy

Govt to procure 17,002 tonnes of Boro paddy

-- 2020-04-22 20:04:27

Food Department will procure 17,002 tonnes of Boro paddy from farmers in Jamalpur this year. According to the office of District Food Controller, 4,520 tonnes of paddy will be procured from farmers i...

First coronavirus case detected in Meherpur

First coronavirus case detected in Meherpur

-- 2020-04-22 17:11:04

The district of Meherpur on Wednesday confirmed the first coronavirus case which was reported in Mujibnagar upazila. The upazila administration put 10 houses under lockdown in the upazila after the u...

1,500 join paddy harvest in Sunamganj, thanks to UNO

1,500 join paddy harvest in Sunamganj, thanks to UNO

-- 2020-04-22 15:10:22

Responding to the call of the upazila nirbahi officer, some 1,500 people from different walks of life have joined farmers voluntarily in harvesting Boro paddy in Jamalpur upazila of Sunamganj district...

First Narail coronavirus patient makes recovery

First Narail coronavirus patient makes recovery

-- 2020-04-21 20:34:51

A young man, who was diagnosed with coronavirus as the first case of Narail district, has recovered from the disease as the first patient. Syed Sujon, son of Syed Ashraf Ali of Parchatora village in...

Cumilla Medical to begin COVID-19 testing next week

Cumilla Medical to begin COVID-19 testing next week

-- 2020-04-21 19:08:39

The authorities have completed the installation of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) machine - a requisite for the ‘gold standard’ method of testing for COVID-19- at the Microbiology Dep...

UNO office besieged in Brahmanbaria for relief

UNO office besieged in Brahmanbaria for relief

-- 2020-04-21 17:48:38

Several hundred people besieged the office of Sarail upazila nirbahi officer on Tuesday demanding relief. Residents of different unions including Syed Tola and Bepari Para unions of the upazila gathe...

67 more test positive for coronavirus in Kishoreganj

67 more test positive for coronavirus in Kishoreganj

-- 2020-04-20 21:06:46

A total of 67 more people were infected with coronavirus in Kishoreganj in last 24 hours, taking the number of coronavirus cases in the district to 141. Among the infected people, 41 are physicians,...

Coronavirus cases in Narsingdi rise to 134

Coronavirus cases in Narsingdi rise to 134

-- 2020-04-20 18:41:16

Thirty more people tested positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours as of Monday, taking the total number of cases to 134 in the district. Imrul Kayes, additional deputy commissioner and chief of...