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Reopening of Mogholhat checkpoint emphasised to facilitate travel

Reopening of Mogholhat checkpoint emphasised to facilitate travel

OUR CORRESPONDENT, LALMONIRHAT 2021-12-06 10:32:17

The leaders of business community and civil society have called on the government to take proper steps to reopen the Mogolhat Land Customs Checkpoint of Sadar upazila. If this happens, people of both...

Boro seedbeds in the making in Netrakona fields

Boro seedbeds in the making in Netrakona fields

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-12-06 09:04:47

NETRAKONA: The farmers in the district are busy preparing seedbeds and seedlings of Boro paddy in Haor areas as the Aman cultivation is over. According to the Netrakona Agricultural Extension Departm...

Two ‘robbers’ killed in Bhola ‘gunfight’

Two ‘robbers’ killed in Bhola ‘gunfight’

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-12-05 14:40:52

Two suspected robbers were killed in a ‘gunfight’ with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Char Kukri Mukri in Charfashion upazila of Bhola district on Sunday. The identities of th...

Lax security threatens Cox's Bazar airport

Lax security threatens Cox's Bazar airport

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-12-05 09:23:34

COX'S BAZAR: A day after a Biman plane hit two cows on the runway while taking off from Cox's Bazar airport, this correspondent found lax security at the airport. The boundary walls are broken due...

Microbus-auto collision kills two in Chapainawabganj

Microbus-auto collision kills two in Chapainawabganj

-- 2021-12-03 20:21:09

Two people were killed and three others injured in a microbus-auto-rickshaw collision on Chapainawabganj-Sonamasjid land port road in Shibganj Upazila of Chapainawabganj on Friday. The deceased were...

Road accidents kill six people in four districts

Road accidents kill six people in four districts

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-12-03 19:48:19

At least six people were killed in separate road accidents in Chandpur, Rajshahi, Pabna and Chattogram districts on Thursday night and Friday. Among the deceased, three were killed in Chandpur and th...

Farmers suffer as dealers charge higher fixed price for fertilisers

Farmers suffer as dealers charge higher fixed price for fertilisers

OUR CORRESPONDENT, SYLHET 2021-12-03 09:32:20

Fertiliser dealers of the haor upazilas in Sunamganj have been extracting additional price from the farmers, alleged a number of locals. Krishak Sangram Parishad leader Khairul Bashar Thakur of Badsh...

Chattogram at high risk of earthquake

Chattogram at high risk of earthquake

NAZIMUDDIN SHYAMOL, CHATTOGRAM 2021-12-01 09:01:02

Chattogram and its adjoining areas are at high risk of earthquake, experts said. If an earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter scale hits Chattogram, more than 0.15 million buildings could be destroyed...

Salt farmers fear losses

Salt farmers fear losses

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-11-29 09:59:33

COX'S BAZAR: Salt farmers have requested the government to revise the initial decision of importing edible salt since there is already an ample reserve of salt in the country. According to the Salt F...

BGB recovers Tk 60m worth Yaba from Teknaf

BGB recovers Tk 60m worth Yaba from Teknaf

-- 2021-11-26 17:31:28

The Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) recovered 200,000 pieces of Yaba worth Tk60 million during a drive at Teknaf, the force said on Friday. The illegal drug was being smuggled to Bangladesh from Myanm...

Approach road linking 40 Sylhet villages damaged

Approach road linking 40 Sylhet villages damaged

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-11-25 11:11:31

SYLHET: Thousands of locals have been suffering much due to damage of a major part of the approach of an important link road, connecting the Beheli union parishad and other offices in the district. I...

Lucrative price boosts BARI Halud-1 cultivation in Bogura

Lucrative price boosts BARI Halud-1 cultivation in Bogura

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-11-25 10:45:20

BOGURA: BARI Halud-1 (turmeric) farming is expanding across the district over the last few years. Due to favourable weather condition, peasants are expecting bumper production of the spice this sea...

Humans occupy forest, 28 elephants die in last five years in Cox's Bazar

Humans occupy forest, 28 elephants die in last five years in Cox's Bazar

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-11-23 10:35:37

COX'S BAZAR: After Sherpur and Chattogram, elephant killing is also increasing in Cox's Bazar. According to the Forest Department, 26 elephants had died in Cox's Bazar in the last five years. A gang...

Bumper Aman yield makes farmers happy

Bumper Aman yield makes farmers happy

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-11-21 10:06:23

Farmers of Cumilla and Jamalpur districts are happy to achieve bumper production of Aman this season. Meanwhile, peasants are passing busy time harvesting the paddy in full swing in Bogura. Our Cumil...

Four workers suffer burn injuries in Narayanganj rice mill fire

Four workers suffer burn injuries in Narayanganj rice mill fire

-- 2021-11-20 21:27:16

Four workers suffered burn injuries in a fire that broke out at City Auto Rice & Dal Mill at Rupshi area of Rupganj upazila in Narayanganj on Saturday. The injured were identified as Belayert Hos...

Seven suffer burn injuries in Narayanganj cotton factory fire

Seven suffer burn injuries in Narayanganj cotton factory fire

-- 2021-11-19 19:54:53

Seven workers of a cotton factory suffered burn injuries as fire broke out in Narayanjganj's Bandar. The incident occurred on Friday morning in Dhamgor Monirbari area. Upon information, four units o...

Derelict Chandpur Railway Hospital building requires renovation

Derelict Chandpur Railway Hospital building requires renovation

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-11-18 09:26:59

CHANDPUR: The Chandpur Railway Hospital has remained abandoned for fourteen years. It has been lying in a damaged state after being hit by Cyclone Sidr on November 15, 2007.Since then, no steps have b...

Pilot algae farming project pays off

Pilot algae farming project pays off

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-11-17 10:28:47

COX'S BAZAR: Along the coast of Cox's Bazar, villagers have achieved success in farming algae experimentally. The officials of the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) said the initial...

Sylhet City Corporation cancels tender again to dismantle vulnerable market

Sylhet City Corporation cancels tender again to dismantle vulnerable market

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-11-17 10:26:55

SYLHET: The Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) again retreated from its attempt to reconstruct the 40-year-old 'City Super Market', which was declared vulnerable years ago by the experts. The SCC last wee...

Aman rice harvesting goes on in full swing

Aman rice harvesting goes on in full swing

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-11-16 11:25:17

Aman harvesting is going on in full swing in Tangail and Panchagarh districts with the hope of achieving bumper output this year. Our Tangail Correspondent reports, the harvesting of Aman paddy has...

Day labourers in a tight corner

Day labourers in a tight corner

OUR CORRESPONDENT, TANGAIL 2021-11-14 10:00:05

A large number of day-labourers are passing very hard time across the district amid seasonal job crisis which will continue until Boro paddy plantation. About 40,000 labourers have to suffer a lot as...

Bogura farmers happy with cauliflower yield, price

Bogura farmers happy with cauliflower yield, price

OUR CORRESPONDENT, BOGURA 2021-11-14 09:54:58

Early cauliflower cultivation has brought smiles on peasants for getting bumper output as well as fair market price in the district this season. Farmers of the district are happy as they are selling...

Brahmanbaria railway station resumes full-scale operation

Brahmanbaria railway station resumes full-scale operation

-- 2021-11-13 19:47:22

Brahmanbaria railway station, which was vandalised and torched by Hefazat-e-Islam activists and supporters on March 26, resumed its full-scale operation on Saturday. The full-fledged operation of the...

Oil tanker explosion leaves one dead in Jhalakathi 

Oil tanker explosion leaves one dead in Jhalakathi 

-- 2021-11-12 17:14:51

A powerful explosion on an oil tanker on the Sungandha River in Jhalakathi on Friday left a crew member dead and seven others injured, local administration said. The tanker, Sagar Nandini-3, was anch...

Magura sees bumper Aman output

Magura sees bumper Aman output

OUR CORRESPONDENT, MAGURA 2021-11-12 11:29:39

The harvesting of Aman paddy is going on in full swing in the district, and farmers are very happy with good production this year. This season's bumper yield has been achieved for adequate rainfall,...

Over 50 illegal structures demolished in Chandpur

Over 50 illegal structures demolished in Chandpur

OUR CORRESPONDENT, CHANDPUR 2021-11-11 13:05:42

Over fifty illegal slum-dwellers' structures were demolished on railway land in the Koila Ghat area in the town adjacent to Railway Boro Station on Monday. After lunch, the drive was abandoned when e...

Teen dies in Bogura after ward boy removes oxygen mask

Teen dies in Bogura after ward boy removes oxygen mask

-- 2021-11-10 15:30:58

An 18-year-old teenager died at Bogura Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College and Hospital (SZMCH) on Tuesday night after a ward boy allegedly removed his oxygen mask. The deceased was identified as Bi...

'Abducted' college student found dead in Khulna

'Abducted' college student found dead in Khulna

FE ONLINE DESK 2021-11-10 14:23:58

Three days after he was allegedly abducted, a college student was found dead near the Agarghata Bazar area of Khulna's Paikgachha upazila on Wednesday morning. The deceased was identified as Aminur,...

Classroom shortage hampers teaching in Bogura primary school

Classroom shortage hampers teaching in Bogura primary school

OUR CORRESPONDENT, BOGURA 2021-11-10 10:46:14

Classroom shortage in Unahat Singra Government Primary School (USGPS) under Dupchanchia upazila in the district has been hampering smooth teaching for a long time. The school is earmarked for primary...

Plundering of trees rampant on Tanguar haor

Plundering of trees rampant on Tanguar haor

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-11-09 10:06:43

SYLHET: The plundering of natural plantations like Hijol, Koroch and other trees from different places on the renowned Tanguar Haor in remote Sunamganj has gone rampant in recent days. Such incident...