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Fire breaks out at Gazipur shoe factory

Fire breaks out at Gazipur shoe factory

-- 2020-10-26 19:15:49

A fire broke out at a footwear factory at Temgra Bazar in Sreepur upazila of Gazipur on Monday. Senior station officer of Sreepur Fire Service, Mia Raz, said the fire broke out at ‘Rana Footwea...

Moratorium on house building damaging Dunkan Hills

Moratorium on house building damaging Dunkan Hills

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-10-26 12:07:52

The Department of Environment (DoE) of Chattogram has directed to stop the construction work of Sanmar Properties at the Dunkan Hills in the port city. The DoE also directed Sanmar Properties Limited...

A remote Magura village now  produces malta

A remote Magura village now produces malta

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-10-26 10:21:58

MAGURA: A remote village Jagdal of Magura is now vibrant with ample Malta(sweet orange). Septuagenarian farmer Waliar Rahman of the village deserves this glorious credit . From his boyhood Waliar h...

Malta Cultivation gains popularity in Narsingdi

Malta Cultivation gains popularity in Narsingdi

-- 2020-10-25 16:59:10

The farming of Malta, a juicy citrus fruit enriched with vitamin C, is gaining popularity among farmers in Shibpur and Belabo upazilas of Narsingdi. Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) official...

Bogura farmers happy with early cauliflower price

Bogura farmers happy with early cauliflower price

-- 2020-10-25 10:52:29

BOGURA: Farmers of Bogura district are happy growing the early winter caulifloweras they are getting fair market price of the crops. A good number farmers of Dupchanchia, Kahaloo, Adamdighi, Shibganj...

Mobile court sends 45 fishermen to jail for catching hilsa

Mobile court sends 45 fishermen to jail for catching hilsa

-- 2020-10-24 21:27:39

A mobile court on Saturday sentenced 45 fishermen to different jail terms for catching hilsa defying a ban in Belkuchi upazila of Sirajganj district. Chauhali Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Md Anisur...

Jamuna erosion panics Bogura people

Jamuna erosion panics Bogura people

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-10-23 10:09:44

Thousands of families on the banks of the Jamuna River are spending their days in panic and anxiety as various places of arrow protection work has collapseddue to the erosionin Bogura. The correspond...

Tangail farmers find incentive in olive cultivation

Tangail farmers find incentive in olive cultivation

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-10-21 10:45:50

The cultivation of olive, a seasonal but profitable fruit, is gaining popularity in many areas of Tangail district. Hundreds of farmers have attained financial solvency by cultivating the fruit. Sour...

Fodder crisis hits Bogura farmers

Fodder crisis hits Bogura farmers

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-10-20 11:48:29

Cattle rearers are facing severe problems due to an acute shortage of feed for their animals after the floodwater has started receding in Bogura. They are being compelled to sell their cattle at chea...

Woman dies in Netrakona road crash

Woman dies in Netrakona road crash

-- 2020-10-19 13:56:06

A woman was killed as a truck hit her in front of a school in Netrakona district town on Monday morning. The deceased was identified as Shirin Akhter, 55, wife of Siddikur Rahman, reports UNB. Shiri...

BSCIC estate eyes 5,000 new jobs in Rajshahi

BSCIC estate eyes 5,000 new jobs in Rajshahi

-- 2020-10-18 18:44:09

Development works of the second industrial estate of Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) are progressing aimed at generating employment opportunities for more than 5,000 people...

Two sisters killed in Chapainawabganj road crash

Two sisters killed in Chapainawabganj road crash

-- 2020-10-18 16:39:59

Two sisters were killed after a truck ran over a motorcycle carrying them in Sonamasjid area of Shibganj upazila in Chapainawabganj on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Masrufa Begum, 2...

Mother gets back sold baby in Lalmonirhat

Mother gets back sold baby in Lalmonirhat

-- 2020-10-10 17:19:48

A physically-challenged woman, who had to sell her newborn due to poverty, got back the baby with the help of the Lalmonirhat’s Aditmari Upazial Nirbahi Officer (UNO) on Friday. UNO Mohammad Ma...

Nari O Shishu Odhikar Forum announces three-day programme against rape

Nari O Shishu Odhikar Forum announces three-day programme against rape

-- 2020-10-06 21:31:20

Nari O Shishu Odhikar Forum, a platform of BNP, on Tuesday announced a three-day programme in protest against violence against women and children, including inhuman repression of a woman in Noakhali&r...

Fire guts 10 shops, jute godown in Rajbari

Fire guts 10 shops, jute godown in Rajbari

-- 2020-10-06 10:44:24

At least 10 shops and a jute warehouse were gutted in a fire at a market in Rajbari district town on Tuesday morning. Rabiul Islam, station officer of Rajbari Fire Station, said that the fire broke o...

Vegetable market in Jashore volatile

Vegetable market in Jashore volatile

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-10-06 10:04:37

The vegetable market in Jashore is volatile. Lower and middle class people are afraid to go to the market. Going to the vegetables market with taka two hundred seems to be foolish. According to the...

Illegal sand lifting goes unabated in Brahmanbaria

Illegal sand lifting goes unabated in Brahmanbaria

-- 2020-10-04 16:48:57

Illegal sand lifting in Bilkenduai village in Brahmanbaria Sadar upazila is going on unabated, posing threat to a vast track of farmland. Farmers of the village said they are worried about losing the...

Guava cultivation gaining popularity in Tangail

Guava cultivation gaining popularity in Tangail

Our correspondent 2020-10-04 10:27:35

Guava cultivation is gaining popularity in recent time in Tangail district. The tasty summer fruit is now abundantly available in the local markets. Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) Tangail...

Bodies of missing AIUB student, cousin found after eight days

Bodies of missing AIUB student, cousin found after eight days

-- 2020-10-03 17:18:30

Locals recovered the bodies of a missing university student and her cousin eight days after a boat capsized in the Padma River in Rajshahi. The deceased are Sadia Islam Suchona, a third semester BBA...

Cumilla road crash kills two

Cumilla road crash kills two

-- 2020-10-03 15:13:23

Two people were killed and five others injured in a collision among three vehicles on Dhaka-Chattogram highway at Korpai in Burichang upazila on Saturday. The identities of the deceased could not be...

Women smugglers active on Benapole-Sharsha border

Women smugglers active on Benapole-Sharsha border

Our Correspondent 2020-10-02 11:04:58

Many women have become active in drug and gold smuggling at the Benapole-Sharsha-border. The law enforcers arrested 10 women directly involved in smuggling last month. BGB and police said the number...

SUST student ‘commits suicide’ in Bogura

SUST student ‘commits suicide’ in Bogura

-- 2020-10-01 12:57:49

A female student of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) reportedly took her own life by hanging herself in Bogura sadar upazila early Thursday. The deceased was identified as Achhia...

Veg seedling farmers may incur Tk 10m loss for prolonged rain

Veg seedling farmers may incur Tk 10m loss for prolonged rain

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-09-28 10:08:17

Vegetable seedling farmers of Shajahanpur upazila of Bogra district may incur a loss of Tk 10 million for the prolonged rain in the district. A good number of peasants of Shahnagar, Bihigram and Bara...

Bridge connecting road in Chaugachha collapses

Bridge connecting road in Chaugachha collapses

Our Correspondent 2020-09-28 09:59:30

The eastern side of a road connecting the bridge over the Narayanpur Kopotakho river in Chaugachha upazila of Jashore district has collapsed. As a result, cracks have developed in different places of...

Mud-wall collapse kills four members of a family in Dinajpur

Mud-wall collapse kills four members of a family in Dinajpur

-- 2020-09-27 11:30:05

Four members of a family, including two children, were killed as part of a mud-wall of their house collapsed on them at Jhaupara in Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur district on early Sunday. The victim...

Fifth phase of flood leaves 60,000 people marooned in Kurigram

Fifth phase of flood leaves 60,000 people marooned in Kurigram

-- 2020-09-26 16:30:37

The fifth phase of flood in Kurigram has marooned 60,000 people, according to the UP chairmen of the flood-hit areas. The overall flood situation remains uncha...

Water level in Ganges basin remains steady

Water level in Ganges basin remains steady

-- 2020-09-24 16:45:11

Water level in many of the rivers and tributaries in the Ganges basin recorded a rising and falling trend in the past twenty-four hours ending this morning on Thursday like the previous couple of days...

FFWC forecasts another flash flood in north-eastern regions

FFWC forecasts another flash flood in north-eastern regions

FE Online Report 2020-09-23 19:39:05

A flash flood is approaching to the north-eastern regions amid heavy rain and onrush of upstream water from the neighbouring India, said the state-run Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC) on We...

Eye-catching streams in Sylhet's Goabari attract visitors

Eye-catching streams in Sylhet's Goabari attract visitors

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-09-21 10:19:31

A good number of people, mostly young, gather in the Goabari area in Sylhet to spend leisure on the natural site surrounded by a tea garden on the hillocks every day. The number of visitors went up r...

Hatchery creates hope among freshwater prawn farmers

Hatchery creates hope among freshwater prawn farmers

-- 2020-09-19 17:26:47

A newly built hatchery in Rajshahi city has created high hope among the commercially freshwater prawn farmers relating to furthermore expansion of the lucrative prawn farming in the region. For the f...