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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...

Magura road accident leaves four dead, 19 injured

Magura road accident leaves four dead, 19 injured

-- 2020-09-18 18:44:51

At least four people were killed and 19 others injured after two buses crashed into each other on the Dhaka-Khulna Highway in Mugi area of Magura Sadar upazila on Friday afternoon. Police could not i...

Mother sells newborn to pay hospital bills

Mother sells newborn to pay hospital bills

-- 2020-09-18 16:17:37

A woman, who gave birth at a clinic in Gaibandha, sold her baby for Tk 16,000 to pay medical bills. Amena Begum, wife of Shajahan Mia of Sholagari village in Gaibandha Sadar upazila, went to a local...

Low-lying areas submerged as Teesta, Dharala swell again

Low-lying areas submerged as Teesta, Dharala swell again

-- 2020-09-17 17:12:42

The waters in the Teesta and Dharala rivers Kurigram and Lalmonirhat districts started to rise again for continuous rains and upstream water, submerging the low-lying and char areas. In Lalmonirhat,...

Aman fields battered by pest attack in Jashore

Aman fields battered by pest attack in Jashore

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-09-17 09:49:46

BENAPOLE: Massive pest attack on Aman paddy fields has become a worrying concern for the famers in Jashare district this season. The pest infestation has created doubt among the Aman growers whether...

Farmers benefiting a lot from early variety summer bean

Farmers benefiting a lot from early variety summer bean

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-09-16 10:42:07

Farmers are benefiting a lot from early summer bean cultivation in Sadar Upazila of Jashore District Many farmers in the area are now self-sufficient from bean cultivation. Farmers of Churamankati, H...

Jashore juvenile victims' families be compensated Tk 5.0m each: HC

Jashore juvenile victims' families be compensated Tk 5.0m each: HC

-- 2020-09-14 16:27:51

The High Court (HC) today (Monday) ordered authorities concerned explain as to why it shall not pass order to give Tk 5.0 million to families of each of the three victims, who were allegedly beaten to...

Jute farming on the wane in Naogaon

Jute farming on the wane in Naogaon

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-09-14 10:45:39

Cultivation of jute is in a gradual decline in the district as it has been proved less profitable than other crops these days. Sources at the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE), Naogaon said...

Netrokona trawler capsize: Death toll reaches 12

Netrokona trawler capsize: Death toll reaches 12

-- 2020-09-11 19:26:23

Bodies of two people, who remained missing after a trawler capsize on Gumai River of Netrokona's Kamlakanda upazila, were found on Friday, increasing the death toll to 12. The deceased were identifie...

Bumper radish harvest beckons Cumilla farmers

Bumper radish harvest beckons Cumilla farmers

Our Correspondent 2020-09-09 10:21:09

Farmers are hopeful of reaping a bumper yield of the early winter variety radish in Cumilla in the upcoming season. The peasants who commercially produce vegetables cultivated the crop in a large are...

439 tonnes of rice allocated for fishermen in Rangamati, Khagrachhari

439 tonnes of rice allocated for fishermen in Rangamati, Khagrachhari

FE REPORT 2020-09-08 18:38:20

The government has allocated 439.12 metric tonnes of rice under the Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) programme to assist the families of fishermen who maintain livelihood by catching fish from the Kapta...

Northern Bangladesh may not see another round of flood though rivers swell

Northern Bangladesh may not see another round of flood though rivers swell

-- 2020-09-07 17:07:59

Water levels of major rivers started rising again following onrush of huge water amid monsoon rains from the upper catchment in India in the Brahmaputra basin during the last 24 hours till at 9:00am t...

Waterlogging now long-standing problem for Bhabdaha people

Waterlogging now long-standing problem for Bhabdaha people

Our Correspondent 2020-09-01 09:48:10

Waterlogging has become a long-standing problem for the people in Bhabdaha area in Jashore district as the Bill Khukshiar Tidal Reservoir (TRM) has remained closed for a long time. Villages Balidha,...

Three die with Covid-like symptoms in Satkhira

Three die with Covid-like symptoms in Satkhira

-- 2020-08-30 20:58:45

Three people, suffering from cold, fever and breathing problems, died in isolation unit of Satkhira General Hospital on Sunday. The deceased are Nesar Ahmed, 65, Jamal Ali and Firoza Khatun, 78. Hos...

Flood situation in Rajshahi division improves

Flood situation in Rajshahi division improves

-- 2020-08-30 17:20:55

Overall flood situation in the Ganges basin improved further today (Sunday) as the water level is declining constantly in most of the rivers for the last couple of days due to dwindling of the onrush...

BGB recovers 140,000 Yaba tablets from Teknaf

BGB recovers 140,000 Yaba tablets from Teknaf

-- 2020-08-30 16:22:28

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have recovered 1.4 lakh contraband Yaba tablets on early Sunday. Lt Col Faisal Hasan Khan, commanding officer of BGB battalion-2 of Teknaf, said their team to...

Siblings drown in Cumilla

Siblings drown in Cumilla

-- 2020-08-29 17:54:58

Two children drowned in a pond at Nowagao village of Manoharganj in Cumilla on Saturday. The deceased are Ziad, 9, and his cousin Sayed, 7. Local Union Parishad Member Saiful Islam said the boys wer...

Traders find imports by rail thru Benapole more profitable

Traders find imports by rail thru Benapole more profitable

Our Correspondent 2020-08-29 10:47:42

Importers find it more profitable importing goods by rail through Benapole port than any other mode of transport. Besides, they can import goods more quickly by rail and do not have to face any kind...

Arrest warrant against Bongo League chief over forgery

Arrest warrant against Bongo League chief over forgery

Our Correspondent 2020-08-28 10:42:33

The court issued arrest warrant against President of Jatiya Bongo League Swakat Hasan Meah on Wednesday for forging sign. The court issued the arrest warrant for his involvement in forging the sign...

Bailey bridge collapses cutting off road link in Netrakona

Bailey bridge collapses cutting off road link in Netrakona

Our Correspondent 2020-08-26 10:44:29

A portion of the deck of the Bailey bridge over the Bayarahala River in Madan upazila of Netrakona collapsed on Friday morning, leading to a halt in movement of all types of vehicles to and from the d...

Agro-based programmes bring solvency for Narsingdi char people

Agro-based programmes bring solvency for Narsingdi char people

-- 2020-08-22 16:56:14

Hundreds of people living in 12 remote char (river bed) unions of Narsingdi Sadar and Raipura Upazilas have successfully overcome their abject poverty through multifarious agricultural programmes. Ne...

Duck farming makes Naogaon youth self-reliant

Duck farming makes Naogaon youth self-reliant

Our Correspondent 2020-08-20 10:04:33

NAOGAON: Tariqul Islam, a youth of Shimuldanga village in Sapahar upazila of Naogaon district, has achieved self-reliance by rearing ducks on a commercial basis setting an example for others of his...

Flood claims four more lives

Flood claims four more lives

-- 2020-08-19 16:26:38

Four people died in 24 hours until Tuesday pushing the death toll to 226 in flood that set in during the last week of June. A daily bulletin of the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) confi...

Two minor girls ‘raped’ in Rajshahi

Two minor girls ‘raped’ in Rajshahi

-- 2020-08-17 17:10:20

Two minor children have been raped by a young man at Thanapara in Charghat upazila of Rajshahi, police said. Police on Monday arrested Pranto, 20, son of Abu Ali of Gopalpur village in the upazila fr...

Two brothers die from electrocution in Chapainawabganj

Two brothers die from electrocution in Chapainawabganj

-- 2020-08-17 16:49:30

Two siblings died from electrocution at Palpara under Chapainawabganj Sadar upazila in Chapainawabganj on Monday. The deceased were identified as Partho Pal, 10, and Prattay Pal, 5, sons of Parimal P...

Police find body of female doctor in Jamalpur

Police find body of female doctor in Jamalpur

-- 2020-08-17 14:20:30

Police recovered the body of a doctor of Melandah upazila health complex from the residential quarter of the hospital in jamalpur district on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Sultana Parv...

Rice prices go up in Naogaon

Rice prices go up in Naogaon

Our Correspondent 2020-08-16 09:42:43

Prices of rice went up in Naogaon. In the district's wholesale markets, per 50-kilogram sack of different rice varieties is being sold at Tk 100 to Tk 150 higher than usual price. In the retail marke...

Sylhet farmers start T-Aman farming

Sylhet farmers start T-Aman farming

Our Correspondent 2020-08-12 09:42:50

Farmers in the greater Sylhet region are busy in cultivation of Transplanted Aman (T Aman) paddy with a target to achieve the centrally set programme for yielding highest, officials and a number of...