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Bountiful yield delights Rangpur radish cultivators this season

Bountiful yield delights Rangpur radish cultivators this season

Our Correspondent 2017-11-09 08:54:37

RANGPUR, Nov 09: The radish growers of different areas in Rangpur district are delighted as they are getting bountiful production this season. According to sources harvesting of the early variety of...

Land dispute leaves five dead in Kishoreganj

Land dispute leaves five dead in Kishoreganj

-- 2017-11-09 07:55:38

Clashes between local factions of Awami League and BNP over a piece of land killed five people, including three siblings, in Charigram of Mithamoin Upazila in Kishoreganj. The violence that broke out...

Gopalganj housewife dies from electrocution

Gopalganj housewife dies from electrocution

FE Online Desk 2017-11-09 03:05:00

A housewife died after being electrocuted at her own residence at Ulpur village in Gopalganj Sadar upazila on Thursday morning. The deceased, Archana Mandal (35) was the wife of Subal Mandal of the...

Hundreds of ultra-poor people attain solvency by setting up poultry farms in Bogra

Hundreds of ultra-poor people attain solvency by setting up poultry farms in Bogra

Our Correspondent 2017-11-08 12:45:02

BOGRA, Nov 07: Hundreds of ultra-poor people have brought financial solvency by setting up poultry farms across the district. The district livestock office sources said over 4,500 small and large pou...

Tangail bottle gourd cultivators making good profit this season

Tangail bottle gourd cultivators making good profit this season

Our Correspondent 2017-11-08 12:43:49

TANGAIL, Nov 07:  Bottle gourd cultivators of the district are making a good profit this season. The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), Tangail sources said bottle gourd cultivation is i...

Farmers of Sirajganj rearing brahma species of cow

Farmers of Sirajganj rearing brahma species of cow

Roving Correspondent 2017-11-08 12:41:41

SIRAJGANJ, Nov 07: Farmers of Sirajganj district have become self-reliant rearing brahma variety cow with assistance of local livestock offices from last few years. Department of District Livestock (...

Keraniganj husband ‘burns wife to death’

Keraniganj husband ‘burns wife to death’

FE Online Desk 2017-11-08 12:07:14

A housewife, who was allegedly set afire by her husband, succumbed to burn injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Mitu (26), wife of Jahangir A...

Satkhira bus plunge kills one, injures 20

Satkhira bus plunge kills one, injures 20

FE Online Desk 2017-11-08 12:00:00

A pedestrian was killed and 20 passengers were injured when the bus in which they were travelling, hit a tree before plunging into a roadside ditch in Kolaroa upazila on Satkhira-Jessore highway on We...

Comilla road crash kills JSC examinee

Comilla road crash kills JSC examinee

FE Online Desk 2017-11-08 10:57:21

Sumaiya Akter Laizu, a Junior School Certificate (JSC) examinee from Raushan Ashraf High School, was killed and five other students wounded in a road accident in Comilla’s Sadar Dakshin upazila...

Rajshahi farm owners face sharp price hike of fodder

Rajshahi farm owners face sharp price hike of fodder

Our Correspondent 2017-11-08 10:02:15

RAJSHAHI, Nov 08: The cattle and goat farm owners of greater Rajshahi districts are facing a dire strait due to an abnormal increase of price of straw, a popular fodder for goat, sheep, cow and buffal...

Bogra jute mill fire doused

Bogra jute mill fire doused

-- 2017-11-08 02:11:23

A massive fire, that broke out at a jute mill in Manik Chalk area in Sadar upazila of Bogra on Wednesday morning, was doused.   The fire originated from electric short circuit at the warehouse of...

Jessore road mishap leaves biker dead

Jessore road mishap leaves biker dead

FE Online Desk 2017-11-08 01:37:53

A motorcyclist was killed and a person riding pillion sustained injuries in a motorcycle crash on Nabharan-Satkhira Road in Sharsha Upazila of Jessore on Tuesday night.   Ziaur Rahman, Officer-i...

Sylhet stone quarry collapse kills six

Sylhet stone quarry collapse kills six

-- 2017-11-07 12:00:00

Five madrasa students, including two siblings, and another local residence were killed as a portion of hill collapsed on them while they were extracting stones from a hillock in union No 1 of Sylhet&r...

Amin Jute Mill in Ctg catches fire

Amin Jute Mill in Ctg catches fire

FE Online Desk 2017-11-07 12:00:00

A fire has broken out at Amin Jute Mill in Oxygen area of Chittagong on Tuesday morning. Service operator of Agrabad fire service and civil defense station, Humayun Kabir, said the fire originated ar...

Police recover woman’s dead body

Police recover woman’s dead body

FE Online Desk 2017-11-07 10:58:24

Police recovered the dead body of Hiramoti Begum (50), wife of an expatriate Dhune Mandal, from her own bedroom at Chitla village in Damurhuda upazila of Chuadanga district on Monday night. Officer-i...

Agricultural innovation to alleviate poverty: Mosharraf

Agricultural innovation to alleviate poverty: Mosharraf

-- 2017-11-07 09:40:30

Agricultural innovation will play an effective role to wipe off poverty from the country, said LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain "Rural Development Academy can play a leading...

Police recover buried body from abandoned house

Police recover buried body from abandoned house

-- 2017-11-07 01:48:13

Police recovered the dead body of a man from an abandoned house at Chupua village in Nangalkot upazila of Comilla on early Tuesday five days after he had gone missing. The deceased was identified as...

DB rescue man three months after abduction

DB rescue man three months after abduction

FE Online Desk 2017-11-07 01:26:46

Detective branch of police rescued Hanif Palwan (35), son of late Riaz Uddin, near Bypail-Abdullahpur highway in Savar’s Ashulia Market area on Tuesday morning three months after his abduction....

Comilla road mishap leaves two dead

Comilla road mishap leaves two dead

FE Online Desk 2017-11-06 12:24:17

Two people were killed and four others were wounded when a Sonapur-bound Himachal Paribahan bus from Dhaka hit them while area they were crossing the Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Comilla’s Daudka...

College student ‘kills self’ in Barisal

College student ‘kills self’ in Barisal

FE Online Desk 2017-11-06 12:00:00

A college student reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself with ceiling fan at his own residence in Uttar Bogra Road area of Barisal on Sunday. The deceased Nayan Sarkar (18) was an HSC second...

B’Baria UNO foils child marriage

B’Baria UNO foils child marriage

FE Online Desk 2017-11-06 12:00:00

A ninth-grader girl was saved from the curse of untimely wedlock by the intervention of Brahmanbaria’s Bancharampur upazila administration. Parvin Akhter, a student of Ruposdi Brindabon School...

Blue Whale claims another teenager's life

Blue Whale claims another teenager's life

-- 2017-11-06 12:00:00

A teenager allegedly addicted to online game "Blue Whale" committed suicide in Kashiani upazila in Gopalganj on Monday.  The victim is identified as Rafiqul Islam Partha, 15, son of Abul Hossain...

Fair market price delights  Sirajganj radish peasants

Fair market price delights Sirajganj radish peasants

Roving Correspondent 2017-11-06 09:09:23

SIRAJGANJ, Nov 6: The ultra-poor radish growers of the district are happy over the fair market prices this season. Sources said radish is being sold at Tk 40 to Tk 50 in the retail market while the...

Joypurhat growers farming Bari-1 Malta on experimental basis

Joypurhat growers farming Bari-1 Malta on experimental basis

Roving Correspondent 2017-11-05 12:00:00

  JOYPURHAT, Nov 05: Some farmers in the district have been cultivating Bari-1 Malta on an experimental basis over the last couple of years. Taking short-term training sessions the farmers st...

‘Extortionists’ hack fish trader to death

‘Extortionists’ hack fish trader to death

-- 2017-11-05 12:00:00

Local extortionists allegedly hacked a fish trader dead in Kolatia area in Keraniganj upazila of Dhaka on early Sunday. The deceased Salauddin (38) was the son of Alan, hailing from Khanakandi area o...

Savar road crash claims two lives

Savar road crash claims two lives

FE Online Desk 2017-11-05 12:00:00

Two rickshaw passengers were killed and three others sustained injuries as the rickshaw in which they were travelling, overturned after being hit by a Dhaka-bound sand-laden truck in Pakija area on Dh...

RU professor invents RK Fibre,  an alternative of jute

RU professor invents RK Fibre, an alternative of jute

Our Correspondent 2017-11-05 08:58:25

RAJSHAHI, Nov 05: RK Fibre, an alternative of jute fibre, has been invented by Dr Anwarul Islam, professor of the Department of Pharmacy of Rajshahi University.  The natural fibre he invented is...

Use of spurious fuel in vehicles going on in Gopalganj district

Use of spurious fuel in vehicles going on in Gopalganj district

Our Correspondent 2017-11-05 08:57:07

GOPALGANJ, Nov 05: Use of spurious fuel in motor vehicles has increased in the district. Sources said open sale of spurious fuel like diesel, petrol and kerosene mobil by a section of dishonest deale...

Rangpur sees good yield of cauliflower

Rangpur sees good yield of cauliflower

Our Correspondent 2017-11-05 08:54:52

RANGPUR, Nov 5: A good yield of early variety of cauliflower has brought smile on the faces of the growers in Rangpur district during this current season. Expressing satisfaction growers said that...

Rangpur road mishap kills one, injures 11

Rangpur road mishap kills one, injures 11

FE Online Desk 2017-11-05 02:45:10

A bicycle rider was killed and 11 passengers of a Lalmonirhat-bound bus were critically wounded when the bus rammed into the bicycle at Shah Amanat Filing Station point on the Rangpur-Dhaka highway un...