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Success story of widow's hard work in poultry farming in Rangpur

Success story of widow's hard work in poultry farming in Rangpur

Sayed Mofidul Babu 2017-10-03 12:37:02

RANGPUR, Oct 02: Mariam Begum is an example of how a helpless woman can be successful by dint of hard work and devotion. She has brought significant change in her socio-economic condition by poultry f...

Snake charmer hacked dead

Snake charmer hacked dead

-- 2017-10-03 10:31:21

A snake charmer was hacked to death by miscreants at a Bedey Palli in Porabari area on Monday night.   Police said miscreants attacked Sohel Hossain, son of Nur Hossain, around 7 p.m. and hacked...

Minor siblings drown

Minor siblings drown

-- 2017-10-03 09:32:30

Two minor siblings drowned in a canal at Chhoto Khurma village in Bishwanath upazila of Sylhet district on Monday. The deceased were identified as Rohan Ahmed, 12 and Redwan Ahmed, 8, sons of one Ezz...

BGB members detain seven Rohingyas in Satkhira

BGB members detain seven Rohingyas in Satkhira

-- 2017-10-03 06:17:21

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained seven Rohingya people, including two minor children, from Hijaldi border area in Kolaroa upazila of Satkhira on Tuesday morning. The detainees are Md...

Madaripur road crash leaves one dead

Madaripur road crash leaves one dead

-- 2017-10-03 01:02:21

A man was killed and five others injured as a bus hit an auto-rickshaw in the municipality area in Sadar upazila of Madaripur district on Tuesday morning. The accident took place on Dhaka-Madari...

Two killed in Dinajpur road crash

Two killed in Dinajpur road crash

-- 2017-10-02 12:05:21

Two people were killed in a road accident in front of Sadar upazila office in the district town on Monday morning. Identity of the deceased could not be known immediately, reports UNB. Police said a...

Two dead in Rangpur road mishap

Two dead in Rangpur road mishap

-- 2017-10-02 10:37:59

Two people died and at least four were injured after a pickup and a truck collided head-on in Rangpur, police have said. The accident occurred in Mithapukur Upazila’s Jaigirhat Bus Stand area a...

Bus crashes Habiganj man to death

Bus crashes Habiganj man to death

-- 2017-10-02 02:25:00

A man was crushed under the wheels of a bus on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Bhanudeb village under Nabiganj upazila in Habiganj district of Sylhet on Monday morning. The deceased, identified as Motai Miah...

Bus plunge kills 7, injures 15

Bus plunge kills 7, injures 15

FE Online Report 2017-10-01 12:00:00

A bus accident has left at least 7 people dead and 15 others injured, some of them critically, in Chandina Upazila in Comilla district. Police and fireservice men said the accident occurred on the Dh...

Thailand closely watching Myanmar crisis, ready to provide aid

Thailand closely watching Myanmar crisis, ready to provide aid

-- 2017-10-01 11:14:34

  BANGKOK: Thailand's foreign ministry, in a rare statement on an ongoing crisis in neighbouring Myanmar's Rakhine state, said late on Saturday that it was "closely following the situation" and...

Copter crash-lands in Pabna, all four on board safe

Copter crash-lands in Pabna, all four on board safe

-- 2017-10-01 09:36:50

A helicopter has crash-landed in Pabna's Chatmohar with four people on board, and all of them are safe, police say, according to bdnews24.com. One of the three passengers received 'minor injuries' wh...

Lightning kills 3 fishermen in Rajshahi

Lightning kills 3 fishermen in Rajshahi

-- 2017-10-01 04:40:18

A lightning strike during storm has killed three fishermen at Baghmara Upazila of Rajshahi district on Sunday afternoon. The dead are Abul Hossain, 40, Jalal Uddin, 38, and Khorshed Alam, 50, residen...

Woman dies in Ashulia road mishap

Woman dies in Ashulia road mishap

-- 2017-09-30 12:00:00

An unidentified woman was crashed under the wheels of a moving bus on Nabinagar-Chandra Highway in Ashulia area of Savar, on the outskirts of the Dhaka city Saturday morning. Witnesses said that a bu...

Sherpur dam collapse floods 15 villages

Sherpur dam collapse floods 15 villages

-- 2017-09-30 12:00:00

Flood control embankment has collapsed due to strong current in the Moharashi river due to onrush of water from upstream, inundating 15 villages under four unions in Jhenigati upazila of Sherpur distr...

Elderly woman downs in Magura

Elderly woman downs in Magura

-- 2017-09-30 10:30:57

An elderly woman drowned in Noboganga river at Shikundi village in Sadar upazila of Magura district on Friday.  Ilius Hossain, officer- in-charge at Sadar Police Station, said Dulali Begum (70),...

Success story of Monira Begum, a cattle raiser

Success story of Monira Begum, a cattle raiser

Our Correspondent 2017-09-29 12:27:01

MAGURA, Sept 28: The story is about a successful cattle fattener Monira Begum. Monira Begum is the wife of Moniruzzaman of Islampur area in Magura town. Now she is at the age of 62. But she is still...

Air pumped into rectum, teenage worker dies in Bogra

Air pumped into rectum, teenage worker dies in Bogra

-- 2017-09-29 05:13:05

A teenage worker was killed after air was pumped through his rectum by his co-worker in a factory in Birkedar area of Kahalu upazila of Bogra on Friday. The deceased was identified as Russel, 18, son...

Comilla road crash kills two

Comilla road crash kills two

-- 2017-09-29 03:13:16

Two people were killed when a covered van overturned on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Jagurjhuli in Adorsho Sadar upazila of Comilla district on Friday. The deceased were identified as Amir Hossian, 26...

Natore farmers grow pomegranate on experimental basis

Natore farmers grow pomegranate on experimental basis

Roving Correspondent 2017-09-28 12:00:00

Some farmers of the district are farming pomegranate on an experimental basis. The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) office source said the peasants planted some 2,000 pomegranate saplings at...

Rangpur growers attaining financial solvency from banana cultivation

Rangpur growers attaining financial solvency from banana cultivation

Our Correspondent 2017-09-28 12:00:00

RANGPUR, Sept 27: A good number of people are attaining financial solvency by growing banana in different areas of the district.Growers are bringing more lands under the farming of the tasty fruit due...

Gulshan building fire doused

Gulshan building fire doused

-- 2017-09-28 12:00:00

A fire broke out at an office in city’s Gulshan area on Thursday. Ataur Rahman, duty officer of Fire Service Control room, said the fire broke out at the 4th floor of a six-storey building arou...

Grinding machine blast kills one

Grinding machine blast kills one

-- 2017-09-28 12:00:00

An electrician was killed after a grinding machine blasted at his rented residence in Jamgora area of Ashulia on Wednesday evening. The deceased was identified as Salam alias Nayan, 25, supervisor of...

Commercial turkey farming flourishes in Gazipur

Commercial turkey farming flourishes in Gazipur

Our Correspondent 2017-09-27 12:55:02

GAZIPUR, Sept 26: The turkey bird farming is gaining popularity among youths and housewives in Gazipur. Commercial turkey farms have been developed in Gazipur city area as well as different upazilas i...

Schoolboy dies after being electrocuted

Schoolboy dies after being electrocuted

-- 2017-09-26 12:00:29

A schoolboy died from electrocution at Kholsi village of Benapole on Monday night. The deceased was identified as Alif Hossain (11), son of Alim Morol, a resident of the village, a news agency report...

Murder suspect killed in Kushtia 'gunfight'

Murder suspect killed in Kushtia 'gunfight'

-- 2017-09-26 12:00:00

A man has been killed in an alleged shootout with police in Kushtia’s Daulatpur. The gunfight took place at the Pipulbaria-Baliadanga field around 3:45am on Wednesday, said Daulatpur Police Sta...

Joypurhat farmers make handsome profit from bitter gourd farming

Joypurhat farmers make handsome profit from bitter gourd farming

Roving Correspondent 2017-09-26 12:00:00

JOYPURHAT, Sep 25: Hundreds of marginal farmers are making handsome profit by cultivating bitter gourd in all the five upazilas of the district. The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) official...

Rangpur, Bogra eye good production

Rangpur, Bogra eye good production

Our Correspondent 2017-09-26 12:00:00

RANGPUR, Sept 25: An excellent growth of different varieties of short duration Aman paddy across the Rangpur agriculture region has made the growers optimistic of achieving a good yield of the crop du...

Three die as bus ploughs into pedestrians

Three die as bus ploughs into pedestrians

-- 2017-09-26 12:00:00

Three pedestrians were crushed under a bus when it plunged into a roadside ditch in Bhobokdia area of Nagarkanda upazila on Dhaka-Barisal highway on Tuesday morning. The deceased were identified as W...

Miscreants strangle man to death

Miscreants strangle man to death

-- 2017-09-26 12:00:00

A man was strangulated to death early Tuesday by some unidentified miscreants in Chakuli Bazar area of Manda upazila in Naogaon district. The deceased was identified as Yusuf Ali, 40, owner of a gara...

SCC, BRAC sign MoU to face urban poverty

SCC, BRAC sign MoU to face urban poverty

Our Correspondent 2017-09-25 12:00:00

Speakers at an event in Sylhet on Saturday laid emphasis on the need for coordinated measures to face the increasing urban poverty in Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) area in 2020.   The function...