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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...

Police recover hanging body of youth in Tongi

Police recover hanging body of youth in Tongi

FE Online Desk 2017-10-29 12:00:00

The hanging body of a youth was recovered from his own residence at Tongi area of Gazipur on Sunday. The deceased, Kawser Ahmed Foysal (21) was the son of Mojibur Rahman, hailing from Badam area. Su...

Ex-MP’s gunman dies in ‘accidental shooting’

Ex-MP’s gunman dies in ‘accidental shooting’

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

The gunman of former Awami League lawmaker Reza Ali, who was reportedly hit by a bullet from his own gun in an accidental shooting on Saturday, died at a Mymensingh hospital on Sunday. Gunman Asgar A...

One arrested for ‘burning girl to death’

One arrested for ‘burning girl to death’

-- 2017-10-29 11:06:25

A case was filed for burning a 14-year-old schoolgirl alive over mobile phone theft against seven people, making her aunt Beauty Begum prime accused, on Saturday night. Father of the victim, Abdus Sa...

BRRI undertakes project for  sustainable rice farming

BRRI undertakes project for sustainable rice farming

FE Report 2017-10-28 12:56:09

Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) jointly with the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) has taken up a project aiming to adopt climate-friendly technologies for sustainable farming of...

Narsingdi girl ‘burnt to death’ over phone theft

Narsingdi girl ‘burnt to death’ over phone theft

FE Online Desk 2017-10-28 12:00:00

A 14-year-old girl has died a day after being set afire on Friday evening for allegedly stealing a mobile phone set at Khainput village under Shibpur upazila in Narsingdi. Fifth standard schoolgirl A...

Stress on raising women’s  participation in politics

Stress on raising women’s participation in politics

Our Correspondent 2017-10-27 12:34:51

SYLHET, OCT 26: Speakers at an event in the city today demanded strengthening women's participation in politics at all levels and increasing the number of female candidates in the upcoming general ele...

Kurigram farmers start cultivating winter veg on vast tract of land

Kurigram farmers start cultivating winter veg on vast tract of land

Roving Correspondent 2017-10-27 12:33:36

KURIGRAM, Oct 26:  Hundreds of farmers of the district have brought a vast tract of land under cultivation of winter vegetables this season with assistance of local agriculture offices. Accordin...

Over 500 village women attain self-reliance by sewing clothes

Over 500 village women attain self-reliance by sewing clothes

Our Correspondent 2017-10-27 12:32:27

BOGRA, Oct 26: More than 500 village women of the district have become self-reliant through sewing clothes after taking short-term training. Sources said the poor and unemployed women of the area too...

Rangpur growers make good profit from red spinach production

Rangpur growers make good profit from red spinach production

Our Correspondent 2017-10-27 12:31:24

RANGPUR, Oct 26: Farmers of different areas in the district are getting financially benefited through farming of red spinach (Lalshak) in recent years. Due to easy cultivation process, low production...

Road crash kills two in Cox’s Bazar

Road crash kills two in Cox’s Bazar

-- 2017-10-27 12:00:00

Two people were killed and eight others injured when a truck hit a human hauler on Chittagong-Teknaf Highway near Rabeta Hospital in Ramu upazila of Cox’s Bazar on Friday. One of the deceased w...