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Spinach growers happy with fair market price

Spinach growers happy with fair market price

ROVING CORRESPONDENT 2020-02-04 00:35:36

JOYPURHAT, Feb 03: Spinach growers in the district are happy over the bumper output and fair market price of the produce. Sources said, spinach farming is popular among the growers in the winter. Man...

HSC examinee, two others killed in Bogura road crashes

HSC examinee, two others killed in Bogura road crashes

-- 2020-02-03 17:35:47

Three people, including a Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinee, were killed in separate road crashes in Shibganj and Shahjahanpur upazilas of Bogura on Monday. Two people were killed when a Pa...

Hundreds cross Chitra river every day thru bamboo bridge risking their lives

Hundreds cross Chitra river every day thru bamboo bridge risking their lives

Our Correspondent 2020-02-03 00:19:06

BENAPOLE, Feb 02: Several hundred people, including schoolchildren, cross the Chitra river through a bamboo- made bridge daily risking their lives.  The bamboo bridge on the Chitra river adjacen...

63 Indian fishermen freed from Bagerhat jail

63 Indian fishermen freed from Bagerhat jail

-- 2020-01-29 17:13:22

A total of 63 Indian fishermen, arrested for illegal entry into Bangladesh maritime boundary in October last, were freed from jail on Wednesday following a court order. The jail authority handed them...

Dacoits on the prowl in Kalia

Dacoits on the prowl in Kalia

FE Online Report 2020-01-28 20:08:44

The incidents of dacoity have allegedly risen in different areas of Kalia Upazila under Narail district recently. Panic gripped the people of the areas, especially Baka of Salamabad Union Parisad, as...

Gold ornaments worth Tk 6.6m seized in Chuadanga

Gold ornaments worth Tk 6.6m seized in Chuadanga

-- 2020-01-28 17:48:07

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive seized gold ornaments worth about Tk 6.6 million (Tk 66.28 lakh) from frontier area Singnagar Haldapara under Jibannagar upazila of Chuadangaon Mond...

Road crashes kill four in two districts

Road crashes kill four in two districts

-- 2020-01-28 11:11:22

Four people were killed and four others injured in road accidents in Moulvibazar and Habiganj districts on Tuesday. In Moulvibazar, two people were killed and four others injured in a collision betwe...

Shoshi Lodge - a place of historical  interest in M’singh getting a face-lift

Shoshi Lodge - a place of historical interest in M’singh getting a face-lift

A Correspondent 2020-01-27 00:39:16

MYMENSINGH, Jan 26: The white- marbled statue, Venus, has been standing at the garden of 'Soshi Lodge' for more than 200 centuries. Soshi Lodge is the name of Maharaja Shashikant Acharya's palace situ...

Three rail stations lie dormant in Cumilla

Three rail stations lie dormant in Cumilla

-- 2020-01-26 16:48:38

Thirteen railway stations in Cumilla have been lying inactive for the last 12 years for the lack of manpower, causing sufferings to the commuters and forcing people to use alternative – and ofte...

Truck hits auto-rickshaw in Mymensingh, killing two

Truck hits auto-rickshaw in Mymensingh, killing two

-- 2020-01-26 10:45:58

Two people were killed and five others injured as a truck hit an auto-rickshaw at Natun Bazar in Muktagachha municipality area of Mymensingh district on Sunday morning. The identity of the deceased c...

Police arrest ‘JMB members’ in Khulna

Police arrest ‘JMB members’ in Khulna

-- 2020-01-25 17:29:51

Police arrested two suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from Gollamari area in the city on early Saturday. The arrestees are Nur Mohammad Anik, 24, and M...

RAB nabs teen with 1.8kg heroin in C’awabganj

RAB nabs teen with 1.8kg heroin in C’awabganj

-- 2020-01-25 12:52:31

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel in a drive arrested a suspected drug dealer with 1.8kg heroin from Thakur Joubon area in Godagari upazila of Chapainawabganj on Friday night. The 16-year-old su...

Many high-rises built in Cumilla violating building code

Many high-rises built in Cumilla violating building code

Our Correspondent 2020-01-24 00:46:23

CUMILLA, Jan 23: Nearly 700 high-rise buildings have been constructed in Cumilla city in an unplanned way and without following the building code. Cumilla City Mayor Monirul Haque Sakku said action...

Ex-minister’s son attempts ‘suicide’ in Khulna

Ex-minister’s son attempts ‘suicide’ in Khulna

-- 2020-01-22 16:59:05

The younger son of former fisheries and livestock minister Narayan Chandra Chanda tried to kill himself by drinking toilet cleaner in Dumuria of Khulna district on Wednesday. Abhiit Chandra Chanda, 2...

Jasim Uddin Museum yet to be fully open

Jasim Uddin Museum yet to be fully open

A Correspondent 2020-01-21 21:31:40

FARIDPUR, Jan 21: Construction of Jasim Uddin Museum was completed in 2013 at a cost of Tk 130 million. Later, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the museum on March 29, 2017 during a visit t...

Poppy plants grow  in CSIR gardens!

Poppy plants grow in CSIR gardens!

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-01-20 21:41:05

RAJSHAHI, Jan 20: Poppy plant, an ingredient for preparing banned drug 'opium' is being cultivated at the garden of Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research, Rajshahi, on a large scale. Though...

Khulna, Rangpur, Cumilla farmers find mustard growing profitable

Khulna, Rangpur, Cumilla farmers find mustard growing profitable

Our Correspondent 2020-01-20 21:39:59

KHULNA, Jan 20: Mustard cultivation is popular among the growers in the district. A good number of farmers said mustard production in the Rabi season is profitable as it requires low labour and pro...

Police arrest ex-Nandail mayor in Mymensingh

Police arrest ex-Nandail mayor in Mymensingh

-- 2020-01-20 15:04:49

Police have arrested former municipality mayor of Nandail Municipality in Mymensingh over allegations of a controversial social media post concerning the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur...

Mother, daughter killed in Faridpur fire

Mother, daughter killed in Faridpur fire

-- 2020-01-19 17:46:37

A woman and her three-year-old daughter were killed in a fire that broke out at their home in Sadar upazila’s Charmamudpur of Faridpur on Saturday night. The deceased were identified as Aleya...

BSCIC generates 10,000 jobs in Rajshahi

BSCIC generates 10,000 jobs in Rajshahi

-- 2020-01-18 18:05:19

The industrial estate of Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) in Rajshahi generated employment scopes of more than 10,000 people so far in various trades till last October. The...

22 shops gutted in Bhola fire

22 shops gutted in Bhola fire

-- 2020-01-18 14:02:58

Twenty-two shops were destroyed in a fire that broke out at Prodhan bazar in Charfesson upazila of Bhola on early Saturday. Quoting locals, Shamsul Arefin, officer-in-charge of Charfesson Police Stat...

Govt bans crab collection in Sundarbans, adjacent areas

Govt bans crab collection in Sundarbans, adjacent areas

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-01-17 00:00:33

KHULNA, Jan 16: Crab collection in the Sundarbans and its adjacent areas is officially banned from January 01 to February 29, as is the crab breeding season. At the same time, restrictions will be pl...

Broccoli cultivation popular  among Tungipara farmers

Broccoli cultivation popular among Tungipara farmers

Our Correspondent 2020-01-16 23:59:47

GOPALGANJ, Jan 16: Broccoli cultivation is gaining popularity among the farmers of Sadar and Tungipara upazilas in the district. Sources said, a good number of growers in the district said broccoli p...

Farmers in Bogura cultivating  Boro with fear of loss

Farmers in Bogura cultivating Boro with fear of loss

ROVING CORRESPONDENTS 2020-01-16 00:40:39

BOGURA, Jan 15: Farmers of Bogura district have started cultivating Boro paddy this season with fear of further loss after getting unfair price of Aman paddy. The farmers had to sell Aman paddy at...

Hill cutting in Jaintapur  takes a worrying turn

Hill cutting in Jaintapur takes a worrying turn

-- 2020-01-13 21:22:10

SYLHET, Jan 13 (UNB): Unabated hill cutting is posing a serious threat to the environment in Haripur of Jaintapur upazila, an area rich in mineral resources. Hills and hillocks are being levelled in...

Dismembered body found in Cumilla

Dismembered body found in Cumilla

-- 2020-01-13 15:09:07

Police recovered a dismembered body from the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway in Nautila area of Chandina upazila in Cumilla on Monday morning. The deceased was identified as Nasir Uddin, 28, son of Robiul....

Farmer achieves success  with integrated farming

Farmer achieves success with integrated farming

Our Correspondent 2020-01-12 21:30:46

MAGURA, Jan 12: A farmer has achieved success in fruit, fish and turkey farming at the same time. Amirul Islam of Belnagar village under Magura Sadar said, "I went to the Middle East in 2011 to turn...

Tractor kills youth in Lalmonirhat

Tractor kills youth in Lalmonirhat

-- 2020-01-12 14:07:30

A young man was killed after being hit by a tractor at Saptona in Lalmonirhat Sadar upazila on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Doyal Chandra, a resident of Bholabari village in Aditmar...

Maize cultivation progressing in Rangpur region

Maize cultivation progressing in Rangpur region

-- 2020-01-11 18:13:36

Tender plants of maize are growing superbly now predicting bumper production of the cereal crop in Rangpur agriculture region where farmers continuing sowing its seeds during this Rabi season. After...

Two die in Chattogram road accident

Two die in Chattogram road accident

-- 2020-01-11 11:18:13

Two young men, including a police constable, were killed as a covered van hit their motorbike in Fauzdarhat area of Sitakundu upazila in Chattogram on Saturday morning. The deceased were identified a...