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Wild elephant attack in Rohingya camp leaves four dead

-- October 14, 2017 17:28:25

A wild elephant attack at a makeshift Rohingya refugee camp killed four people, including children, reports bdnews24.com. The incident occurred on Saturday morning at the makeshift Rohingya camp on...

Hanging body of madrasa staff recovered

-- October 14, 2017 14:29:05

Police recovered the hanging body of a madrasa staff from the classroom in Gupinathpur union of Akkelpur upazila of Joypurhat district on Saturday morning. The deceased, identified as Jewel (31) was...

Two minor sisters drown in Comilla

-- October 14, 2017 14:13:44

Two minor twin sisters drowned in a pond of Mohammadpur village in Laksam upazila of Comilla district on Saturday morning. The deceased were Mariam (4) and Fatema (4), the daughters of Liton Mia, hai...

Youth stabbed to death in Gazipur

-- October 14, 2017 12:26:00

A young man was stabbed dead by miscreants in Moktar Bari area of Tongi in Gazipur on Friday night. The deceased Saikat Hossain was a son of Kabir Hossain and a resident of Ershadnagar Dattapara area...

Fire breaks out at Rajshahi community centre

-- October 14, 2017 12:07:55

A fire broke out at a community centre at Shahebbazar in Boalia of Rajshahi district on Saturday morning. Fire Service and Civil Defense sources said the fire erupted at Moonlight Garden Community Ce...

Couple found dead in Netrokona

-- October 13, 2017 18:25:47

A couple was found dead at Satpai in the municipality area in Netrokona on Friday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Mihir Kanti Biswas, 70 and Tuli Rani Nanda, 58, reports UNB. Joydeb Chowd...

Two siblings die in Habiganj lightning

-- October 13, 2017 14:23:42

Two siblings were killed by lightning strike at Baghata village in Baniachang upazila on Friday. The deceased were identified as Babul Mia, 27 and Irfan Ali, 15-sons of Akkas Ali of the village, repo...

N’ganj gunfight kills ‘drug-traders’

-- October 13, 2017 10:54:38

An alleged drug-trader was killed in a reported gunfight between his cohorts and police at Galachipa in Sadar upazila of Narayanganj district on Friday. The deceased was identified as Shaheen alias B...

Three die in Sirajganj road crashes

-- October 12, 2017 13:43:45

Three people, including an elderly woman, were killed and three others sustained injuries in separate road crashes in Kamarkhan and Kazipur upazilas of Sirajganj district on Thursday. Officer-in-char...

Train services of Dhaka with 3 districts resume

-- October 11, 2017 17:42:25

Train communication of Dhaka with Mymensingh, Jamalpur and Netrakona districts resumed nearly after three and half hours of disruption on Wednesday morning. The Dhaka-bound intercity train ‘Jam...

BNP men clash with cops in Noakhali

-- October 11, 2017 17:34:40

At least 20 people were injured as BNP activists clashed with police at Maijdee town in Noakhali on Wednesday during their demonstration against the arrest warrant for BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia. Po...

Three die in Munshiganj road accident

-- October 11, 2017 17:29:28

Three people died in a road accident at Raushunia in Sirajdikhan upazila of Munshiganj on Wednesday. Three others were also injured in the accident. The accident occurred when a bus plunged into a r...

Fire guts nine shops in Lakshmipur

-- October 11, 2017 10:44:25

Nine shops were gutted in a fire at Hazirhat Bazar in Kamalnagar upazila of Lakshmipur on Tuesday midnight. The fire originated from an electric short circuit at a cloth store around 12:00 am an...

Malta cultivation gaining popularity in Thakurgaon

Roving Correspondent October 11, 2017 00:46:33

Cultivation of malta is gaining popularity in the district. A good number of farmers have attainted financial solvency by growing the citrus fruit. Local sources said cultivators have started farming...

Over 40 families earn solvency by making Chinni-pitha

Our Correspondent October 11, 2017 00:45:41

BOGRA, Oct 10:  More than 40 extreme-poor families have attained financial solvency through making Chinni-pitha, hard but tasty food item, from last decade under Dupchanchia upazila of Bogra dist...

Nine Jamaat leaders on 10-day remand in two cases

-- October 10, 2017 19:36:58

A Dhaka court put nine top leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami on a 10-day remand each on Tuesday in two cases filed against them with Kadamtali Police Station. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Court judge Golam...

Police recover bullet-hit body of ‘top terrorist’

-- October 10, 2017 13:45:57

A listed top terrorist was found dead on Comilla- Sylhet highway in Gazaria area of Sadar upazila of Brahmanbaria district on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Linkon (40), son of Golam...

Ten die as wildfires hit California wine country

BBC October 10, 2017 10:41:56

Parts of California's wine region are being ravaged by fast-spreading fires that have killed at least 10 people. Mass evacuations have taken place and at least 1,500 properties have been destroyed. S...

Elderly woman dies in bus crash

-- October 10, 2017 10:22:49

An elderly woman was crushed under the wheels of a bus on Dhaka-Khulna highway in Chapta area of Kashiani upazila in Gopalganj district on Monday night. The deceased was identified as Moriam Begum, w...

Short-duration Aman harvest starts in Rangpur region

Our Correspondent October 10, 2017 00:21:43

Harvesting of short duration varieties of Aman paddy has begun across Rangpur agriculture region, bringing smile on the faces of the growers. Presently, farmers and farm labourers under the region ar...

Pumpkin cultivation turns a boon for Panchagarh peasants

-- October 10, 2017 00:20:40

PANCHAGARH, Oct 09 (BSS): Pumpkin cultivation has changed the socio-economic conditions of many farmers of the district in the recent years. A large number of farmers have engaged themselves in the c...

‘Police’ beat man to death

-- October 09, 2017 13:17:05

A man was beaten to death allegedly by police at Harunga village of Kalai upazila in Joypurhat district early Monday. The deceased was identified as Saidur Rahman, son of Ashraf Ali, a resident of th...

Rajshahi road mishap kills trucker

-- October 09, 2017 10:19:25

A truck driver was killed and three others were injured in a road accident at Jhalmolia on Dhaka-Rajshahi highway in Putia upazila of Rajshahi district on Sunday night. The deceased, Akter Hossian (3...

Veg prices soaring for shortage of supply in Joypurhat, Gopalganj

Roving Correspondent October 09, 2017 00:22:24

Prices of vegetables have been soaring in the local kitchen markets of the district for the last couple of weeks due to supply shortage. Sub-assistance agri-officer of the Department of Agriculture E...

Two die in Khulna road accident

-- October 08, 2017 18:53:07

Two students died in a road accident at Miksimil on Khulna-Dumuria road in Dumuria upazila of Khulna district on Saturday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Mostakim Morol, 20, and Wasim Mond...

Four die in B’baria road crash

-- October 08, 2017 13:23:32

Four people, including a woman and an infant, have been killed and another 10 injured after a bus collided head-on with a truck in Brahmanbaria. The incident occurred in Sarail Upazila’s Maliha...

BGB rescues 14 Bangladesh nationals in Benapole

-- October 08, 2017 12:40:59

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued 14 Bangladesh nationals from Daulatpur border in Benapole Port Police Station while they were being trafficked to India on Saturday night. The rescued...

Defying Hilsa ban: Seven fishermen get jail in Rajbari

-- October 07, 2017 17:12:38

A mobile court in Rajbari sentenced seven fishermen to 18-day imprisonments for catching Hilsa in Padma River on Friday night defying the ongoing ban. A joint team of local police and Fisheries Depar...

Police arrest 8 cattle thieves in Chudanga, Kushtia

-- October 07, 2017 16:20:41

Police arrested eight cattle thieves from Chuadanga and Kushtia districts on Friday night in separate drives. Officer-in-Charge of Dhamurhuda Police Station Abu Zihad said on secret information, they...

Bagha mayor’s daughter in law found hanging

-- October 07, 2017 13:48:30

The second wife of Bagha municipality panel mayor’s son has been found dead at their residence in Bagha municipality area of Rajshahi district. Police recovered the body of Jeba Khatun, wife o...