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Dinajpur road mishap kills four

Dinajpur road mishap kills four

FE Online Desk 2017-11-04 12:00:00

Four people have died as a pick-up van hit a battery-run auto-rickshaw they were travelling in at Shalbagan in Birganj upazila of Dinajpur district on Saturday morning. The deceased, identified as Ha...

Cops recover hanging body of domestic help

Cops recover hanging body of domestic help

FE Online Desk 2017-11-04 12:00:00

A 15-year-old domestic help was found dead at a flat in the capital’s Kalabagan area on Friday. The deceased Thaima Tripura, daughter of Shadhu Tripura, hailing from Khagrachhari, used to work...

Marginal farmers attain financial solvency by farming red spinach

Marginal farmers attain financial solvency by farming red spinach

Our Correspondent 2017-11-04 08:24:50

BOGRA, Nov 04: Marginal farmers of the district have attained financial solvency by cultivating red spinach (Lal Shak).According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) official sources, the...

Bomb explosion leaves one dead in C'nawabganj

Bomb explosion leaves one dead in C'nawabganj

-- 2017-11-03 07:43:23

A bomb explosion left a man dead at Mordana Bamunpara village in Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj on Friday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Taifur Rahman, 40, son of Fazlur Rahman. Habi...

Police recover 90 crude bombs in Jessore

Police recover 90 crude bombs in Jessore

-- 2017-11-03 04:48:32

Law enforcers recovered some 90 crude bombs from a three-storied house in Kharki area in Jessore district town on Thursday night. A group of unidentified young men entered his house with some bags ar...

T-Aman harvest to start in a week in Sylhet division

T-Aman harvest to start in a week in Sylhet division

Our Correspondent 2017-11-02 12:00:00

Harvest of the much-awaited Transplanted Aman (T-Aman) paddy would begin in a week in Sylhet division, some agri officials and farmers said on Thursday. Only a few farmers in the region however have...

Kushtia transport strike withdrawn

Kushtia transport strike withdrawn

-- 2017-11-02 11:15:24

Transport owners and workers have withdrawn their indefinite strike that began in the district on Tuesday morning. Azgar Ali, president of Bus-Minibus Owners Group, said they decided to withdraw the...

Two die after taking liquor

Two die after taking liquor

-- 2017-11-02 11:07:22

Two men died after drinking toxic liquor at Sonamukhi Bazaar area in Kazipur upazila of Sirajganj district on Wednesday. The deceased were identified as Motiar Rahman Moti (42), son of Joynal Abedin...

Cops recover bullet-hit body of Lakshmipur terrorist

Cops recover bullet-hit body of Lakshmipur terrorist

FE Online Desk 2017-11-02 10:35:08

Bullet-hit body of a listed local top terrorist was recovered from Bater Pukurpar area of Balaishpur in Lakshmipur district town early Thursday. Officer-in-charge of Chandraganj Police Station, Md Mu...

Speakers focus on bringing  well-off section under income  tax network in Gaibandha

Speakers focus on bringing well-off section under income tax network in Gaibandha

Our Correspondent 2017-11-02 09:16:35

GAIBANDHA, Nov 02: Speakers at a function on Thursday laid emphasis on the need for encouraging the people to pay income tax spontaneously to strengthen the national economy. If the solvent people...

Cauliflower farming starts in Bogra

Cauliflower farming starts in Bogra

Our Correspondent 2017-11-02 09:14:40

BOGRA, Nov 02: Farmers in the district started farming of cauliflower from the middle week of October this season. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) office source, 600 hectar...

Pabna paddy growers using light traps to control pests

Pabna paddy growers using light traps to control pests

Our Correspondent 2017-11-02 01:20:25

PABNA, Nov 01: A good number of farmers at different upazilas in the district have been using light trap method to control pests in their Aman fields. The environment-friendly and low-cost method is...

Truck ploughs into bike, killing one

Truck ploughs into bike, killing one

FE Online Desk 2017-11-01 12:00:00

A man was killed as a truck hit his bike in Fukra Bazaar area in Kashiani upazila of Gopalgabnj district on Tuesday evening.Imran Hossain, 45, an accountant of Kashiani-Gopalganj Railway Track Constru...

Two JSC examinees die in B’baria boat capsize

Two JSC examinees die in B’baria boat capsize

FE Online Desk 2017-11-01 12:00:00

Two examinees of Junior School Certificate (JSC) exam died, three went missing and 10 more sustained injuries as a boat carrying them sank in the Pagla River in Nabinagar upazila of Brahmanbaria distr...

Fire breaks out at jute mill in Jessore

Fire breaks out at jute mill in Jessore

-- 2017-11-01 09:13:17

A fire broke out at two godowns of a jute mill in Nawapara of Abhaynagar upazila of Jessore district on Wednesday afternoon.  On information, five fire fighting units of Jessore and Nawapara sta...

WDB to face delay due to water  recession in Sunamganj haor areas

WDB to face delay due to water recession in Sunamganj haor areas

Iqbal Siddiquee 2017-10-31 12:46:31

SYLHET, Oct 30: The Water Development Board (WDB) would face a little to implement the crop protection schemes under the new systems and time-frame, set by the government due to delay in water recessi...

‘Medical negligence’ leads to infant’s death

‘Medical negligence’ leads to infant’s death

-- 2017-10-31 12:00:00

An infant at Satkhira Sadar Hospital died due to alleged negligence of the hospital nurses. The infant's father Joynul Abedin, hailing from Dhulihar village in Sadar upazila, said that he came to the...

Court sentences two to death for murder

Court sentences two to death for murder

-- 2017-10-31 12:00:00

A Gazipur court on Tuesday sentenced two men to death for killing a workshop mason in Kapasia upazila in 2016. The convicts are Md Shakil, son of Md Mostafa, and Sanjiban Chandra Monidas, residents o...

8,000 female labourers attain self-reliance by working at Bogra jute mills

8,000 female labourers attain self-reliance by working at Bogra jute mills

Emdadul Haque 2017-10-31 10:51:49

BOGRA, Oct 31: Over 8,000 female labourers from different remote villages of the district have attained self-reliance by working at the jute mills over the last few years. Source said a total of 15 j...

Graduate man overcomes poverty by cultivating  brinjal at Ishwardi

Graduate man overcomes poverty by cultivating brinjal at Ishwardi

Our Correspondent 2017-10-31 10:50:39

PABNA, Oct 31: Struggling with poverty since childhood, Amir Ali of Joynagar village in Ishwardi upazila under the district has graduated this year, alongside gaining solvency through brinjal farming....

BGB seizes Tk 1.4m banned medicine

BGB seizes Tk 1.4m banned medicine

-- 2017-10-31 01:16:48

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive seized import-banned Indian medicine worth Tk 14 million (14 lakh) from Benapole on Monday night. Acting on a tip-off, a team of BGB-49 led by Lt C...

Rangpur growers optimistic of achieving good turmeric yield

Rangpur growers optimistic of achieving good turmeric yield

Our Correspondent 2017-10-30 12:46:36

RANGPUR, Oct 29: Turmeric cultivators in the district are optimistic about achieving a good yield of their produce during the current season on account of   a congenial weather condition whi...

Electrocution kills father, son

Electrocution kills father, son

-- 2017-10-30 12:00:00

A man and his son were electrocuted at a brick kiln at Shotokhali village in Shalikha upazila of Magura district on Sunday afternoon. The victims, Abur Rashid (50), and his son Abu Hasan (25) were th...

Narsingdi road crashes claim nine lives

Narsingdi road crashes claim nine lives

-- 2017-10-30 12:00:00

Nine people died and four others sustained injuries in separate road crashes in Madhabdi and Shibpur upazilas of Narsingdi district on Monday. In Kandail area of Madhabdi, head-on collision between a...

Ancestral house of Nihar Ranjan Gupta lies abandoned in Narail

Ancestral house of Nihar Ranjan Gupta lies abandoned in Narail

Our Correspondent 2017-10-30 08:47:01

NARAIL, Oct 30: The ancestral house of Dr Nihar Ranjan Gupta lies in a dilapidated condition in Itna village under Lohagora upazila of the district. In 1990 the paternal ancestor abandoned house of t...

Khulna growers show interest in dragon fruit farming

Khulna growers show interest in dragon fruit farming

-- 2017-10-30 08:45:10

KHULNA, Oct 30 (UNB): The farmers of Dumuria upazila in the district have changed their socio-economic condition by growing dragon fruit in the area. Seeing its profitability, favorable growing condi...

Bogra farmers start harvesting early variety of bean

Bogra farmers start harvesting early variety of bean

Our Correspondent 2017-10-30 08:42:37

BOGRA, Oct 30: Hundreds ultra-poor bean cultivators of the district are making handsome profit this season. The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), Bogra office sources said, short duration ea...

JSC examinee commits suicide in Rajshahi

JSC examinee commits suicide in Rajshahi

-- 2017-10-30 06:39:31

A young teenager allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at his residence at Khanpur village in Bagha upazila, Rajshahi on Monday. The deceased was identified as Shohan, a JSC examinee and so...

RAB nabs three Neo-JMB suspects; firearms seized

RAB nabs three Neo-JMB suspects; firearms seized

Agencies 2017-10-29 12:00:00

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested three suspected militants from Chapainawabganj in the early hours of Sunday. Named as Zenarul, Rasul and Islam, they belong to Neo JMB's 'Sarwar-Tamim g...

Transport strike begins across Chittagong

Transport strike begins across Chittagong

-- 2017-10-29 12:00:00

Transport owners and workers went on a 48-hour goods transport strike in greater Chittagong since Sunday morning to press home their 5-point demand, seriously disrupting the movement of inbound and ou...