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'Fishermen get food assistance as Hilsa fishing ban continues'

BSS October 16, 2019 16:46:06

A total of 3,522 fishermen families of four upazilas in Gaibandha district got 70.44 tonnes of rice as food assistance from the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock on Tuesday so that they can pass Hil...

Lalon Shah - a bard, a philosopher

ZM Aminul Islam October 15, 2019 21:52:30

JHENIDAH, Oct 15: Lalon Shah is the king of Bauls, a unique mystical tradition of rural Bengal. In Bengali culture Lalon has become an icon of religious tolerance. Widely celebrated as an epitome of r...

Optical rain gauges set up in Sylhet

Our Correspondent October 15, 2019 21:51:09

SYLHET, Oct 15: The Meteorology Department has set up four optical rain gauges, sophisticated equipment at places including Sylhet district with a target of recording real time data of rainfall and it...

Transgender woman becomes upazila vice-chairman in Jhenaidah

-- October 15, 2019 20:26:30

Sadia Akter Pinky, a transgender woman, has been elected vice-chairman of the Kotchandpur Upazila Parishad in Jhenaidah. She ran for the female vice-chairman’s post as a woman and secured 12,88...

Police recover bullet-hit body of youth in Lakshmipur

-- October 15, 2019 13:21:07

Police recovered the bullet-hit body of a youth in Bakultala area in Lakshmipur Sadar upazila on early Tuesday. The identity of the deceased could not be known yet. Abul Kalam Azad, officer-in-charg...

Boat craftsmen struggling for livelihood in Naraill

-- October 14, 2019 20:53:56

NARAIL, Oct 14 (UNB): Twenty-five families, who have kept the boat-making craftsmanship alive for smooth movement in the monsoon, are struggling to keep their heads above water in summer.  Resid...

Sonargaon gets recognition as ‘World Craft City’

-- October 13, 2019 21:21:10

NARAYANGANJ, Oct 13 (UNB): Sonargaon, one of the old capitals of the historic region of Bengal, has been recognised as the 'World Craft City' for being the birthplace of Jamdani, opening the door of c...

Task force evicts 50 stone crushers set on Forest land

OUR CORRESPONDENT October 13, 2019 21:20:31

SYLHET, Oct 13: A task force evicted on Saturday over 50 stone crushers set on the land belonging to the Forest Department under Gowainghat upazila of Sylhet. Besides, the structures were demolishe...

Two die ‘inhaling toxic gas’ in Savar

-- October 13, 2019 14:36:37

Two workers died after ‘inhaling toxic gas’ in a water tank of a tannery at Savar Tannery Industrial Estate on Sunday morning. One of the deceased was identified as Bappy, a tannery worke...

Satkhira road crash kills motorcyclist

-- October 13, 2019 11:48:07

A motorcyclist was killed and another injured when a pickup van crashed into their bike on the Bypass in Satkhira Sadar upazila early Sunday. The deceased was identified as Hazrat Ali, 45, son of Jab...

‘Krishi Utshab’ opens new avenue for farmers in Khulna, Jashore

FE Online Report October 12, 2019 21:37:32

A ‘Krishi Utshab’ was launched in Khulna and Jashore recently, aimed at  addressing the growing needs and challenges that farmers facing. NeoSTAR Innovation in association with Solid...

Farmer dies from electrocution in Magura

-- October 12, 2019 11:52:13

A farmer was electrocuted at Parla village in Mohammadpur upazila of Magura district on Friday night. The deceased was identified as Abdur Rahim, 22, son of Ohid Mia of the area, reports UNB. Tarak...

Another woman dies of dengue

-- October 10, 2019 17:15:07

A woman died of dengue at Khulna Medical College Hospital on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Masura, 25, wife of Habibullah of Abhaynagar Upazila in Jashore. Shahin Biswas, a physician of K...

Brahmanbaria gas cylinder explosion leaves two dead

-- October 09, 2019 12:43:59

Two young men were killed in a gas cylinder explosion at Srirampur village in Nabinagar upazila of Brahmanbaria on early Wednesday. The deceased were identified as Bayezid Mia, 18, son of Shah Alam M...

High demand for flowers in Tangail

OUR CORRESPONDENT October 09, 2019 00:23:09

TANGAIL Oct 08: Flowers traders in the district are doing brisk business due to high market demand. Sources said there are more than 55 flower shops in the district town. About 30 flower shops are on...

Three dead in Faridpur bus crash

-- October 08, 2019 14:03:39

Three people, including a woman, have been killed and 15 others injured after a bus slammed into a roadside tree in Faridpur. The incident took place on the Dhaka-Khulna Highway at Nagarkanda Upazila...

Collapse of bridge over Goborchapa Canal mounts commuters’ suffering

ROVING CORRESPONDENT October 07, 2019 22:11:20

BOGURA, Oct 07: The Sujaitpur-Baluahat connecting bridge over the Goborchapa Canal under Sonatola upazila in the district has collapsed following recent flood. During a recent visit to the area thi...

Nine more museums to be set up in Cumilla

OUR CORRESPONDENT October 07, 2019 22:10:06

CUMILLA, Oct 07: The Department of Archeology has planned to set up nine more museums in the district. The launch of the museums will create a new horizon in the tourism sector in the district. An...

World Habitat Day observed in districts

OUR CORRESPONDENTS October 07, 2019 22:08:46

COX'S BAZAR, Sept 07:  Speakers at a seminar on Monday said tourist town Cox's Bazar will be developed into a well-planned modern city. To reach this goal Cox's Bazar Development Authority (C...

Motor drivers in Khulna get digital health card

-- October 07, 2019 17:04:49

The government has distributed digital health cards among professional motor drivers in Khulna to ensure their physical fitness as well as good health. Drivers will be able to examine their health fr...

Train journey a chilling tale for two shaky bridges in Sirajganj

EMDADUL HAQUE October 06, 2019 20:38:09

SIRAJGANJ, Oct 06: Passengers inevitably have to undergo a frightful experience while making train journey along a particular stretch in Ullapara upazila of the district because of two bridges lying...

Rajshahi jute growers happy with prices

-- October 06, 2019 19:57:04

Selling price of the newly harvested jute in the village-markets and other growth centres is now on the upward trend making the farmers happy everywhere in Rajshahi region. According to the sources c...

Water levels of Padma, Mohananda recede in C'nawabganj

-- October 05, 2019 16:52:25

The water levels of Padma and Mohananda rivers started receding in Chapainawabganj on Saturday morning. According to Chapainawbganj Water Development Board (WDB), the Padma water level fell by at lea...

Barishal road crash kills two

-- October 05, 2019 12:26:07

Two people were killed as a private car hit a three wheeler on Dhaka-Barishal highway in Kashimpur area of Barishal on Saturday morning. The deceased were identified as Hashem, 40, son of Mizan Jomad...

‘Robber’ dies in Mymensingh gunfight

-- October 03, 2019 14:12:31

A man with alleged links to a series of crimes has been killed in a so-called shootout with police in Bhaluka upazila of Mymensingh district. Saddam Hossain, 28, described as a bandit by law enforcem...

Youth dies of ‘drug overdose’ in Kurigram

-- October 02, 2019 11:22:11

A young man died of suspected drug overdose in Phulbari upazila of Kurigram district on Tuesday night. The deceased was identified as Faruk Mia, 25, son of Abdul Karim of Mogolhat in Lalmonirhat dist...

More areas go under water in C’nawabganj, Kushtia, Rajbari

ROVING CORRESPONDENT October 01, 2019 20:30:50

CHAPAINAWABGANJ, Oct 01: Thousands of flood affected people in Chapainawabganj and Kushtia districts have been suffering for pure drinking water. Due to the increase in water, around 5,000 people h...

Two minor girls found dead in Joypurhat pond

-- October 01, 2019 13:40:38

Two minor girls, who went missing on Monday evening, were found dead in a pond of Purbo Uchna village in Panchbibi upazila of Joypurhat district on Tuesday. The deceased were identified as Mariam Akh...

SCC dwellers suffering from acute water crisis

OUR CORRESPONDENT September 30, 2019 21:45:31

SYLHET, Sept 30: Dwellers in the Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) area have been suffering much due to inadequate supply of pure drinking water as the authority concerned supply 45 million litres against...

Crops on 10,570 hectares under water as rivers swell in C'nawabganj, Natore

ROVING CORRESPONDENT September 30, 2019 21:44:27

CHAPAINAWABGANJ, Sept 30: With the water levels of the rivers Padma, Mahananda, Pagla and Punarbhaba rising in Chapainawabganj and Natore districts, over 10,570 hectares of cropland have gone under wa...