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Meghna launch collision kills one

-- December 07, 2019 11:54:07

A collision between two launches on the Meghna River has left one passenger dead and 15 others injured. The accident, involving Chandpur-bound MV Bogdadia-13 and Dhaka-bound MV Manik-4, took place ne...

Chilmari port yet to start operation even three yrs after inauguration

-- December 05, 2019 22:00:05

KURIGRAM, Dec 05 (UNB): Although three years have elapsed since the formal inauguration of Chilmari River Port, it is yet to see any activities, causing frustration to local people. Sources said a Sh...

Coordinated and evidence based response is key to disaster management

-- December 05, 2019 20:18:39

Department of Disaster Management (DDM) of the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief (MoDMR) of the government of Bangladesh and CARE Bangladesh jointly organised a workshop on Thursday with the...

Robbers loot four cows after killing owner in Rajshahi

-- December 05, 2019 17:43:35

Robbers looted four cows after killing its owner at Daspurkur in Rajshahi early Thursday. The deceased was identified as Abdul Majid, son of Abdul Aziz of the area. Mehedi Hasan, officer-in-charge o...

Two die in Manikganj road crash

-- December 05, 2019 11:17:39

A woman and her daughter were killed as a pickup hit them at Nabogram in Shibalaya upazila of Manikganj district on Wednesday night. The deceased could not be identified yet, reports UNB. Yamin Uddo...

Patients can’t go to community clinics for lack of roads

ROVING CORRESPONDENT December 04, 2019 21:45:47

PABNA, Dec 04: People in Bhangura upazila of the district cannot get proper services from three community clinics in the area as there are no connecting roads to go to the clinics. Hatgram Community...

320 homes set up for the homeless in Cumilla

Our Correspondent December 03, 2019 21:30:17

CUMILLA, Dec 03: The Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief has set up 320 disaster tolerant houses for the homeless in the district. Cumilla district Relief and Resettlement Office sources said...

Jute mill workers’ demo continues in Khulna, highway blocked

A Correspondent December 02, 2019 22:19:37

KHULNA, Dec 02: Nine state-owned jute mill workers staged a daylong protest in the district demanding payment of wages to the workers. They also blocked the Khulna-Jashore highway for an hour and a...

Woman found dead in Chattogram

-- December 02, 2019 15:45:54

A woman was found dead, with her hands and legs tied up, at her own residence at Jhautala of Chattogram on Monday. The deceased was identified as Rozy Akter, 20, wife of Rezaul Karim of Sitakunda upa...

Students residing in unfit college hostel in Sunamganj risking their lives

OUR CORRESPIONDENTS December 02, 2019 00:21:15

SYLHET, Dec 01: Although the department concerned declared the structure of Krishnachandra Hostel of Sunamgaj Government College 'unfit for use' long ago, many students are still residing there amid r...

No sale of TCB onion in Rajshahi

Our Correspondent November 30, 2019 21:00:58

RAJSHAHI, Nov 30: It was early in the morning of Saturday, several hundred people rushed to the zero point of Shaheb Bazaar to procure onion at a fair price to be sold through the outlet of Trading Co...

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&...

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...