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About 25 km of Gorai turns into sandy land in Magura

Our Correspondent September 04, 2017 20:46:05

A horse-drawn carriage crossing through a dried-up river bed in Magura. — FE Photo MAGURA, Sept 04: Once river Gorai was resounded with the whistle of large steamers. The river water was the ir...

Father drowns, son missing in Shariatpur

-- September 04, 2017 20:31:28

A man drowned and his son went missing when they were taking bath in the Arial Khan River near Khankandi village of Zajira upazila in Shariatpur on Monday.   Anis Sikdar, 40, and his son Akash,...

Missing boy found dead in Rajbari

-- September 04, 2017 17:56:48

A teenage boy, who went missing in the Padma river of Goalondo upazila of Rajbari on Sunday afternoon, was found dead early Monday.   The deceased was identified as Sujan alias Abdullah, 14, so...

Youth dies in Kishoreganj clash

-- September 04, 2017 17:50:49

A young man was killed and 35 other villagers were injured in a clash between two groups at Mithamoin upazila of Kishoreganj on Monday.   The deceased was identified as Anis, 20, son of Arafat...

Three of a family die in M’singh boat capsize

-- September 04, 2017 14:42:21

Three members of a family were killed as a boat capsized in the Brahmaputra river at Islampur in Gafargoan upazila of Mymensingh district on Sunday night. The deceased were identified as Sadia, 14, h...

Bus plunges into Cox’s Bazar ditch, killing three

FE Online Desk September 04, 2017 11:51:10

At least three people died and eight others were injured when a bus carrying tourists fell into a ditch at Ramu upazila in Cox’s Bazar on Monday.   Md Mujahidul Islam, officer in charge (...

River devours 100m of Bangabandhu Bridge guide dam

FE Online Report September 03, 2017 16:07:46

Another 100m of the guide embankment of the Bangabandhu Bridge disappeared into the river on Saturday. It was the fourth time the erosion took place, according to an online news portal. Earlier durin...

16m children affected by floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh: Unicef

-- September 03, 2017 15:51:13

  About 16 million children across India, Bangladesh and Nepal are in urgent need of life-saving support due to “catastrophic” flooding in the three South Asian countries, a UN agenc...

DSCC Mayor hopes to remove wastage of sacrificial animals within 24 hours  

-- September 02, 2017 19:08:24

 Mayor of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) Sayeed Khokon today said the wastage of sacrificial animals would be removed within 24 hours. "We have started removing the wastage. Both the Dhak...

Holidaymakers defy all odds on way home

-- September 01, 2017 17:08:20

People have been paying extra for last-minute tickets out of Dhaka, according to bdnews24.com.   Huge crowds continued to descend on the bus terminals at the capital's Kalyanpur, College Gate a...

Low market prices dishearten cattle rearers in Bogra, Nilphamari dists

Our Correspondent September 01, 2017 00:36:56

BOGRA, Aug 31: Rearers of the district are disappointed due to low market prices of cattle head before Eid.The farm owners, who usually rear cattle only to supply during Eid al-Azha, are not getting e...

Natore hog plum growers make good profit this season

Roving Correspondent September 01, 2017 00:36:17

Hog plums start appearing in the markets across Natore district abundantly. The snap was taken from Boraigram of Natore on Thursday. — FE Photo NATORE, Aug 31: Hundreds of hog plum growers of N...

Another Rohingya boat capsizes, killing 17

-- August 31, 2017 11:02:22

Seventeen more bodies were recovered on Thursday morning from Naf River in Shah Porir Dwip area in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar district where a boat capsized in the river on Wednesday night.  ...

Lightning kills three in Khagrachhari

-- August 31, 2017 10:19:55

Three people including a father and his daughter were killed as a lightning struck them at Milonkarbaripara area under Tobolchhari union of Matiranga upazila on Wednesday evening.   The decease...

Woman dies in Chuadanga road accident

-- August 30, 2017 17:09:26

A woman was killed as a speeding truck ran her over at Ujirpur village of Damurhuda upazila of Chuadanga on Wednesday.   The deceased was identified as Shahida Begum, 35, wife of late Shahjahan...

College girl killed after gang-rape on moving bus

-- August 30, 2017 11:30:23

    A college girl has been killed after being gang-raped on a moving bus travelling from Sirajganj to Mymensingh.   She was attacked on a Chhowa Paribahan bus on Friday night, the...

Police exhume body after 36 days of death

-- August 29, 2017 16:52:16

Police exhumed a body of a man, who allegedly committed suicide, at Babukhali village in Mohammadpur upazila of Magura on Monday, 36 days after his death.   Tariqul Islam, officer-in-charge of...

Lightning strike leaves two farmers dead in Pirojpur

-- August 29, 2017 16:47:40

Two farmers died in lightning strike at Ataurkhali village in Bhandaria upazila of Pirojpur on Tuesday.   The deceased were identified as Jahangir Hossain, 30, son of Moyenuddin Khan and Nasiru...

Two die in Dhaka sewerage explosion

-- August 29, 2017 10:33:18

Two people have died in an explosion of a sewerage line that triggered a fire in the capital's Golapbagh.   The incident occurred on Monday night, Dhaka Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissi...

Jute harvest going on in full swing in Gopalganj

Our Correspondent August 29, 2017 01:15:08

Farmers harvest jute from a land in Gobra village under Gopalganj Sadar on Monday. — FE Photo GOPALGANJ, Aug 28: Jute harvest is going on in full swing in the district. Farmers are also happy o...

Fish trader dies after being hit by launch

FE Online Desk August 28, 2017 14:53:13

A fish trader has died as a launch knocked him down while he was unloading fish at Sadarghat terminal on Monday morning.   Shahidul Islam, who is in charge of Hasnabad River Police Outpost, sai...

Six shops gutted in B’baria market fire

-- August 28, 2017 11:25:20

Six shops were gutted in a fire that broke out at a Photocopy market adjacent to City Centre Market in the Brahmanbaria district town on Sunday midnight.   Fire service officials said the fire...

Newborn found dead in Satkhira

FE Online Report August 27, 2017 15:56:44

Police recovered the body of a newborn baby from a pond adjacent to Marie Stopes clinic at Palashpool area of Satkhira district on Sunday morning.   Maruf Ahmed, officer-in-charge (OC) of the S...

Father, son among three die in road crash

-- August 27, 2017 10:00:51

Three people, including two of a family, were killed and 25 injured in a road accident at Bedgram in the Gopalganj Sadar upazila early Sunday. Police said a bus of 'Golden Line Paribahan' was heading...

Two get jail for stalking schoolgirls

-- August 26, 2017 16:28:48

A mobile court sentenced two young men to two months jail for stalking two schoolgirls in Nabinagar upazila of Brahmanbaria on Friday. The convicted youths are — Faisal Ahmed Topu, 22, son of l...

Teenager stabbed to death in Narail

-- August 26, 2017 15:53:29

A teenage boy was stabbed to death at Kalia upazila of Narail on Friday afternoon over establishing supremacy. The deceased was identified as Azmal Fakir, 18, son of Mannan Fakir, reports UNB. Shimu...

Police arrest 59 in Magura

-- August 26, 2017 15:46:05

Police arrested 59 people accused in different cases from different areas of Magura in a special drive in last 48 hours. Tariqul Islam, additional superintendent of Magura Police, said that the law e...

Lightning claims two lives in Savar

-- August 22, 2017 07:46:43

Two youths died and ten other people sustained injuries in a lightning strike while riding a boat at Katlapur Ghat area in Savar early Tuesday.   The deceased have been identified as Sohag (25)...

Five die as two buses collide in Pabna

UNB August 22, 2017 06:47:39

Five people were killed and at least ten others injured in a head-on collision between two buses in Chinakhara area of Santhia upazila of Pabna district on Tuesday morning.   The deceased could...

Five cops closed for negligence in duty

UNB August 21, 2017 06:04:29

Five policemen of Sadar Police Station were closed to Chuadanga Police Lines last night in connection with negligence of duty over an incident of theft at Samabay Market in the district town.  ...