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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...

Harvest of BINA Dhan-16 begins in Gopalganj

Harvest of BINA Dhan-16 begins in Gopalganj

Our Correspondent 2017-10-26 12:59:39

GOPALGANJ, Oct 25: Harvest of short-duration BINA Dhan-16 begins at Mahayashpur under Kasiani upazila in the district. According to the sub-center of the Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (...

Chittagong road crash kills two

Chittagong road crash kills two

-- 2017-10-26 12:00:00

An ambulance driver and a cancer patient were killed and four others sustained injuries in a road accident in Boro Darogar Haat area on Dhaka-Chittagong Highway in Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong on e...

Around 3,000 village women make exportable fancy caps in Rangpur

Around 3,000 village women make exportable fancy caps in Rangpur

Our Correspondent 2017-10-25 12:44:48

RANGPUR, Oct 24: Tupi (cap) making has brought a significant change in the financial condition of thousands of village women in different areas under Gangachara upazila of the district. Tariqul Islam...

Bogra DAE takes steps to produce 2,040 tonnes of turmeric this season

Bogra DAE takes steps to produce 2,040 tonnes of turmeric this season

Our Correspondent 2017-10-25 12:43:36

BOGRA, Oct 24: The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), Bogra, has taken an initiative to produce some 2,040 tonnes of turmeric this season across the district. The DAE office source said the f...

Noakhali road mishap leaves two dead

Noakhali road mishap leaves two dead

-- 2017-10-25 11:01:15

Two people were killed and two others sustained injuries in a road crash on Subarnachar-Sonapur road in Subarnachar upazila of Noakhali district on Tuesday midnight. The deceased were Abul Kalam (45)...

Man commits suicide over family feud

Man commits suicide over family feud

FE Online Desk 2017-10-25 03:25:10

A man has allegedly committed suicide by drinking poison at his own residence in Bayazid Bostami thana road in Chittagong on early Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Md Aziz (45), son of...

Rangamati fire engulfs 50 shops, houses

Rangamati fire engulfs 50 shops, houses

-- 2017-10-24 11:48:15

A fierce fire gutted around 58 shops and houses out at Korolyachhari Bazar in Langadu upazila of Rangamati on early Tuesday. According to fire service sources, the fire originated from an electric sh...

Two workers injured in Gazipur RMG factory fire

Two workers injured in Gazipur RMG factory fire

-- 2017-10-24 01:19:04

Two workers of Hope Lane Garments factory received severe burn injuries as fire broke out from coil in Khanpara area of Tongi in Gazipur on early Tuesday. The victims were Jahirul Islam (24), son of...

Faridpur bus plunge leaves minor dead

Faridpur bus plunge leaves minor dead

FE Online Desk 2017-10-23 12:00:00

A minor girl died and 17 other people sustained injuries when a bus fell into a ditch on Dhaka-Khulna highway in Joybangla-Kanfordi area of Faridpur’s Nagarkanda upazila on early Monday. The te...

Stormy weather kills, hurts hundreds  of ‘Shamuk Khol’ birds in Natore

Stormy weather kills, hurts hundreds of ‘Shamuk Khol’ birds in Natore

Our Correspondent 2017-10-23 11:41:11

RAJSHAHI, Oct 23: Hundreds of endangered Shamuk Khol (Open Billed stork) have been killed and injured in recent incessant rainfall and storm like weather at Shamskhalsi village birds' sanctuary under...

Bogra farmers start dragon fruit production with support from  local agriculture offices

Bogra farmers start dragon fruit production with support from local agriculture offices

Our Correspondent 2017-10-23 11:39:58

BOGRA, Oct 23: Farmers of the district have started commercial cultivation of dragon fruit this year with the support from the local agriculture offices. Sources said experimental farming of dragon f...

Chandpur madrasa girl ‘kills herself'

Chandpur madrasa girl ‘kills herself'

FE Online Desk 2017-10-23 11:16:34

The hanging body of a madrasa student was recovered in Faridganj upazila of Chandpur district on Sunday afternoon. The deceased, Khadiza Akhter, a class V student of Kasiada Mahila Madrasa, was the d...

Wall collapse kills three siblings

Wall collapse kills three siblings

-- 2017-10-23 01:33:48

Three minor siblings were killed when a wall collapsed on them in Pagla area of Fatullah upazila of Narayanganj district on Monday morning. The deceased were identified as Lamia (12), Lima (3) and La...

Experimental farming of saffron starts in Rajshahi

Experimental farming of saffron starts in Rajshahi

Our Correspondent 2017-10-23 01:10:46

RAJSHAHI, Oct 22:  Saffron, the costliest spice in the world, is being experimentally cultivated in Rajshahi. Though the spice is being experimentally cultivated in the country for last seventeen...

25 public auditoriums for training of women remain abandoned for over two decades

25 public auditoriums for training of women remain abandoned for over two decades

Our Correspondent 2017-10-23 01:09:44

JHENIDAH, Oct 22: A total of 25 public auditoriums in Jhenidah established by the Department of Social Services (DSS) for training of rural women have been left abandoned for over two decades, only to...

Long tailback on Dhaka-Tangail highway

Long tailback on Dhaka-Tangail highway

-- 2017-10-22 12:03:51

Long tailbacks have been created at several points on Dhaka-Tangail Highway from Chandra of Gazipur to Elenga in Tangail district due to the dilapidated conditions of the highway triggered by heavy to...

Discussion on curbing road accidents in Narail

Discussion on curbing road accidents in Narail

-- 2017-10-22 11:56:52

Traffic rules need to be followed in order to reach destinations safe and sound, said speakers at a discussion in Narail on Sunday. They also emphasised on the importance of providing training to dri...

Jubo League leader killed in trawler capsize

Jubo League leader killed in trawler capsize

-- 2017-10-22 02:52:38

A local Jubo League leader was killed as a trawler capsized in Khorocher haor in Bishwambarpur upazila of Sunamganj on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Arun Barman from Bahadurpur villa...

Trains to Khulna, Rajshahi resume after four hours

Trains to Khulna, Rajshahi resume after four hours

-- 2017-10-22 02:04:56

Trains from Dhaka to Khulna, Rangpur and Rajshahi resumed operations four hours after heavy rains caused the ground to shift under a rail bridge in Pabna, halting services, a railway official has said...

Section 144 imposed in Thakurgaon

Section 144 imposed in Thakurgaon

-- 2017-10-21 12:00:00

District administration slapped section 144 at Bharnia in Ranisankail upazila of Thakurgaon district on Friday afternoon to fend off any untoward incident following a clash between two groups of...

Chalan Beel bamboo-made enclosures threaten small fish species

Chalan Beel bamboo-made enclosures threaten small fish species

Roving Correspondent 2017-10-20 12:58:12

PABNA, Oct 19: Miniature fish species are being massively threatened due to set up of nets and bamboo-made enclosures at different points of Chalan Beel after receding water from last couple of week....

Hanging body of UZ chairman recovered in Sherpur

Hanging body of UZ chairman recovered in Sherpur

-- 2017-10-20 12:00:00

Police recovered the hanging body of Nakla Upazila chairman from his residence at Kursha in Nakla Upazila headquarters in Sherpur on Friday. The deceased Mahbub Ali alias Manir, aged 65, was a former...

Man dies in city road crash

Man dies in city road crash

-- 2017-10-20 10:42:28

A man was killed in a road accident at Dhaka's Tikatuli on Thursday night.   Witness Mostafizur Rahman Shuvo said a Jurain-bound bus of 'Rangdhanu Paribahan' knocked down a pedestrian in front...

Two die in Ctg road mishap

Two die in Ctg road mishap

-- 2017-10-20 01:14:33

Two people were killed and 10 others injured in a road accident at Barabkunda on Dhaka-Chittagong Highway under Sitakunda upazila on early Friday. The deceased have been identified as Masud, 35, and...

Man found dead in Pabna

Man found dead in Pabna

-- 2017-10-19 11:27:44

A man was found dead in a water body at Khayersuti East Para in Sadar upazila of Pabna district on Wednesday. Local people spotted the body of Nuruzzaman Sheikh, son of Toyon Sheikh, floating in a wa...

Youth’s body found in B’baria

Youth’s body found in B’baria

-- 2017-10-19 02:37:34

An unidentified young man was found dead floating in a pond at Bhitikalisima village in Bijoynagar upazila of Brahmanbaria district on Thursday, reports UNB. Local people spotted the body of the unid...

Electrocution kills expatriate in Sylhet

Electrocution kills expatriate in Sylhet

-- 2017-10-19 02:13:53

An expatriate man died after being electrocuted in Balaganj upazila of Sylhet on Wednesday evening. The deceased, Anwar Hossain Sazzad (38) was the son of Masuk Mia at Rupia village in Sadar union of...

Pest attack disheartens Narail,  C'nawabganj Aman growers

Pest attack disheartens Narail, C'nawabganj Aman growers

A Correspondent 2017-10-19 01:08:45

NARAIL, Oct 18: Aman paddy cultivators are worried over the pest attack in Aman fields in three upazilas of the district. Farmers claimed that they used pesticides to kill insects and follow the advic...

Agri-officials focus on high yielding mustard farming in Nilphamari

Agri-officials focus on high yielding mustard farming in Nilphamari

Our Correspondent 2017-10-19 01:07:58

NILPHAMARI, Oct 18: Agriculture officials at a field-day laid emphasis on cultivating high yielding variety mustard in the district on Monday. The DAE arranged the event in Gorgram union council unde...