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Good catches of baghair elate fishermen

Good catches of baghair elate fishermen

Our correspondent 2017-12-21 12:00:00

Fishermen are getting a good catch of baghair, a tasty species of fish, in Bogra's Dhunat upazila part of the Jamuna River this year.  Being happy with this, they do not want to waste any time o...

Indian border guards gun down Bangladeshi

Indian border guards gun down Bangladeshi

-- 2017-12-21 12:00:00

A Bangladeshi citizen was shot dead by Indian border guards BSF (Border Security Force) at Shimultoli border in Patnitala upazila of Naogaon early Thursday. The deceased was identified as Ershad Ali,...

Fair price delights Joypurhat Kheera growers

Fair price delights Joypurhat Kheera growers

Roving Correspondent 2017-12-21 03:33:42

Early cultivated Kheera (cucumber) has brought smiles on the faces of hundreds of peasants of Joypurhat district as it is being sold at a lucrative price in the market this season. The vegetable has...

Govt begins Aman procurement in Nilphamari

Govt begins Aman procurement in Nilphamari

Our Correspondent 2017-12-20 12:00:00

The government has started the procurement of Aman rice across the Nilphamari district. Sources from the office of the district controller of food (DC) said a total of 6941 tonnes of rice would be pr...

Low price disheartens Bogra veg growers

Low price disheartens Bogra veg growers

Our Correspondent 2017-12-20 12:00:00

BOGRA, Dec 20: More than 20,000 marginal vegetable growers of all the 12 upazilas in the district are dissatisfied over the low market price this season. According to the Department of Agriculture Ex...

Pabna-4 nomination seekers woo party stalwarts for tickets

Pabna-4 nomination seekers woo party stalwarts for tickets

-- 2017-12-20 06:37:23

The nomination seekers in Pabna-4 constituency have stepped up campaigns in a bid to convince their party high-ups for party tickets, even though the general election is still over a year away. ...

Needlework turns fortune wheel of Nurjahan

Needlework turns fortune wheel of Nurjahan

Our Correspondent 2017-12-20 01:18:17

MAGURA, Dec19: Needlework has turned fortune wheel of Nurjahan. In 1980, Nurjahan Begum of village Raigram under Magura Sadar was married with Alamgir Hossein of Islampur village in Kushtia. Just a...

Landless cultivators happy over bumper yield of sesame

Landless cultivators happy over bumper yield of sesame

Our Correspondent 2017-12-20 01:17:31

BOGRA, Dec 19: Hundreds of landless sesame peasants of Jamuna basin under Sonatola upazila of Bogra district are seen happy over bumper yield of the crops in this current season with assistance of a...

Beekeepers in Pabna, Sirajganj eye massive profit this season

Beekeepers in Pabna, Sirajganj eye massive profit this season

Roving Correspondent 2017-12-20 01:16:31

PABNA, Dec 19: More than 700 beekeepers in different area of Pabna and Sirajganj districts are expecting to make a huge profit this season. Sub-assistance agriculture of DAE, Chatmohor upazila, Has...

BGB seizes 71 kg hemp in Jessore

BGB seizes 71 kg hemp in Jessore

-- 2017-12-19 10:28:56

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) confiscated 71 kilograms of hemp from Raghunathpur in Sharsha upazila of Jessore district on Monday. Lt Col Ariful Haque of 49 BGB Battalion said, a BGB team...

Tourist cop harasses couple, gets suspended

Tourist cop harasses couple, gets suspended

-- 2017-12-19 09:06:18

A tourist police officer has been suspended on charge of harassing a couple at the Laboni Point of Cox's Bazar sea beach. The authorities concerned took the suspension decision on Tuesday. Sources c...

Police arrest three over Facebook post

Police arrest three over Facebook post

-- 2017-12-19 06:49:55

Police arrested three people in in Nilphamari district on Tuesday in connection with a Facebook post allegedly hurting the sentiment of Muslims. The arrestees are Jagadish Chandra Roy and Robi Chandr...

Three people remain missing for five days

Three people remain missing for five days

-- 2017-12-19 05:48:49

Three people including a college student and an Imam of local mosque have been missing from Savar for five days. The missing are identified as Sharif Hossain, 18, son of Anwar Hossain Ripon, a reside...

Police recover woman’s hanging body

Police recover woman’s hanging body

-- 2017-12-19 02:44:29

Police recovered a hanging body of an expatriate's wife in Akhaura upazila of Brahmanbaria district on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Tania Begum (22), wife of expatriate Sumon Miah,...

Cops detain 42 in Satkhira

Cops detain 42 in Satkhira

-- 2017-12-19 02:41:24

Police arrested 42 people, including 19 activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Islami Chhatra Shibir from Monday evening to Tuesday morning in the district. Police launched a special drive...

Good yield, fair price delight marginal banana growers

Good yield, fair price delight marginal banana growers

Roving Correspondent 2017-12-18 12:21:35

Banana farming has brought smile on the faces of hundred of marginal farmers in the district this season as they got a bumper production of the produce. The growers are also delighted over the good ma...

Cultivation of zinc-enriched rice gaining popularity in Pabna

Cultivation of zinc-enriched rice gaining popularity in Pabna

Our Correspondent 2017-12-18 12:10:14

Cultivation of zinc-enriched rice is gaining popularity in the district. Zinc is essential for human body, and a substantial portion of its demand can be met by consuming this rice variety. Khalilur...

Child heroes step up to stop train derailment

Child heroes step up to stop train derailment

-- 2017-12-18 12:00:00

Two brave children have stepped up their efforts to save a Rajshahi-bound freight train from a possible accident. The incident took place around 9:00am on Monday in Bagha Upazila of the district when...

Boro seedlings in plastic trays on  rooftop getting popular in Jhenidah

Boro seedlings in plastic trays on rooftop getting popular in Jhenidah

-- 2017-12-18 08:49:23

Our CorrespondentJHENIDAH, Dec 18: Growing Boro paddy seedlings in plastic trays on the rooftop of concrete buildings and on domestic yards are becoming popular with many farmers in Shailkupa upazila...

Question leak leads to primary school exam postponement!

Question leak leads to primary school exam postponement!

-- 2017-12-18 05:12:15

After widespread allegations of question paper leak in different age group public examinations and even professional tests, the menace has now hit the primary school students. The final examinations...

Garlic farming in Nilphamari going on in full swing

Garlic farming in Nilphamari going on in full swing

Our Correspondent 2017-12-18 04:20:00

The cultivation of garlic is going on in full swing across the Nilphamari district. Owing to the inexpensive cultivation method and high per bigha production rate, a good number of farmers are gettin...

M’singh petrol bomb blast injures two

M’singh petrol bomb blast injures two

-- 2017-12-17 12:49:36

Two people were injured as a petrol bomb was hurled on a procession at Shahganj Bazar in Gouripur upazila of Mymensingh district on Saturday night. The procession was brought out protesting the recen...

Mob beats ‘cattle thief’ to death

Mob beats ‘cattle thief’ to death

-- 2017-12-17 12:31:52

An alleged cattle thief was beaten to death by a mob at Sadipur in Faridpur Sadar upazila on early Sunday. The dead is Mati Sheikh (29), hailing from Bilmamudpur village. Quoting locals, police said...

HC summons govt official over sentencing of lawyer

HC summons govt official over sentencing of lawyer

-- 2017-12-17 12:00:00

The High Court has summoned Biroda Rani Roy, Assistant Commissioner (land) of Bhurungamari upazila in Kurigram, to appear before it on December 27 in connection with the sentencing of a lawyer. ...

It needs two more weeks to start the project: Officials

It needs two more weeks to start the project: Officials

Our Correspondent 2017-12-17 12:00:00

Through the authority concerned wanted to start the repair work on the crop protection embankments on December 15, it would be delayed further as water is yet to be receded from Sunamganj and other di...

Prayer for Bangabandhu's killers: Madrasa principal in jail

Prayer for Bangabandhu's killers: Madrasa principal in jail

-- 2017-12-17 06:21:47

A Tangail court sent a madrasa principal to jail on Sunday over seeking heaven for killers of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The madrasa principal sought heaven for the killers of Bangabandhu She...

Magura road crash kills Indian national

Magura road crash kills Indian national

-- 2017-12-17 03:21:56

An Indian national was killed and four others injured as a microbus overturned on Magura-Jessore Road on Sunday. The Indian national was identified as Mohammad Islam (33), an inhabitant in Darbhanga...

MP’s daughter stabbed 2nd time in 8 months

MP’s daughter stabbed 2nd time in 8 months

-- 2017-12-16 10:10:07

Daughter of female reserve seat lawmaker Happy Boral was stabbed to injuries near the Amlapara School of Bagerhat town Saturday evening. The injured was Aditi Boral, 26, resident of Shaltola area of...

15 Delhi-based envoys to visit Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar

15 Delhi-based envoys to visit Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar

FE Online Desk 2017-12-16 10:00:22

A total of 15 Delhi-based foreign envoys will head for Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh on Sunday to see the plight of Rohingya people living in camps there after fleeing persecution in Myanmar. The f...

Another UPDF leader shot dead

Another UPDF leader shot dead

-- 2017-12-16 08:44:05

A United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) leader was shot dead early Saturday in a reported gunfight in Bandukbhanga union of Sadar upazila in Rangamati. According to UNB, the deceased was identified...