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Four fishermen die in Hatia boat capsize

Four fishermen die in Hatia boat capsize

-- 2017-09-19 07:24:53

Four young fishermen were killed and two others injured as a boat capsized near Janatabazar Ghat of the Meghna River in Hatia upazila of Noakhali on Tuesday.   The deceased are Quamrul, 18, son...

Man dies in Gopalganj clash

Man dies in Gopalganj clash

-- 2017-09-19 06:32:15

A man was killed and his younger brother injured in an attack allegedly by his rivals over previous enmity at Kashiani upazila of Gopalganj on Tuesday.   The deceased was identified as Zihad Mo...

Fish farming in paddy field gaining  popularity in Kotalipara

Fish farming in paddy field gaining popularity in Kotalipara

Our Correspondent 2017-09-18 12:43:21

GOPALGANJ, Sept 17: Fish farming in paddy field is gaining popularity among the farmers of Kotalipara in the district as it brings financial benefit to farmers recently.Kotalipara Upazila fisheries of...

Ishwardi growers happy over fair  price of off-season cauliflower

Ishwardi growers happy over fair price of off-season cauliflower

Our Correspondent 2017-09-18 12:42:44

PABNA, Sept 17: Farmers in Ishwardi upazila here are very happy over excellent yield of early variety of off-season cauliflower this season with fair market prices of their produce. Now per maund caul...

Three die in Nilphamari road crash

Three die in Nilphamari road crash

-- 2017-09-18 12:00:00

Three people died after a truck rammed into another in Nilphamari’s Saidpur, police have said.   The accident occurred on the Saidpur bypass road around 2 a.m. on Monday, said Md Jahangir...

Country’s first Y-bridge ready to open

Country’s first Y-bridge ready to open

-- 2017-09-18 12:00:00

The first-ever Y-shaped bridge of the country, which is being built over the Titas River in three upazilas of Comilla and Brahmanbaria, is now waiting to be inaugurated and has already started attract...

Buddhists in Bangladesh cancel Fanush Utsab

Buddhists in Bangladesh cancel Fanush Utsab

-- 2017-09-18 12:00:00

Protesting persecution on Rohingya in Myanmar, the Buddhist community in Bangladesh will not fly fanush during their Probarona festival, the second largest religious festival, to be held on October 5....

Kushtia transport workers withdraw strike

Kushtia transport workers withdraw strike

-- 2017-09-18 05:58:35

Transport owners and workers of Kushtia district have withdrawn their indefinite strike following assurance of district administration.   The decision came out after a fruitful meeting with dis...

Wild elephants attack Rohingya camp, two die

Wild elephants attack Rohingya camp, two die

-- 2017-09-18 05:26:59

Two Rohingyas were killed after wild elephants attacked a temporary encampment set up in the hills of Cox’s Bazar.   The attack occurred in Ukhiya Upazila early on Monday morning, said lo...

Lightning kills woman in Noakhali

Lightning kills woman in Noakhali

-- 2017-09-17 12:44:07

A woman was killed and another injured as a thunderbolt hit a tin-shed house at Koralia village in Hatia upazila early Sunday, reports UNB.   Police said the tin-shed house caught fire after a...

Section 144 imposed in Khagrachhari municipality

Section 144 imposed in Khagrachhari municipality

-- 2017-09-17 12:43:54

The district administration on Sunday slapped section 144 in Khagrachhari municipality area from morning to evening to ward off any untoward incident centring a protest programme seeking cancellation...

Couple electrocuted in Rangamati

Couple electrocuted in Rangamati

-- 2017-09-17 05:53:27

A couple died from electrocution at Bogachhari in Naniarchar upazila of Rangamati on Sunday.   The deceased were identified as Khorshed Miah and his wife Rasheda Begum, reports UNB.   Sh...

Woman dies due to 'medical negligence' after childbirth

Woman dies due to 'medical negligence' after childbirth

-- 2017-09-16 12:00:00

A woman lost her life after giving birth to a baby girl at a private hospital in Chandpur district town on Friday evening.   The deceased, Reshma Begum (22) was wife of Sahrif Khan from Uttar B...

Bagerhat road crash leaves two dead

Bagerhat road crash leaves two dead

FE Online Desk 2017-09-16 12:00:00

Two people were killed and 16 others sustained injuries in a road accident on Khulna-Mawa highway in Fakirhat upazila of Bagerhat on early Saturday.   All the casualties were identified as hail...

Two killed in Bagerhat road accident

Two killed in Bagerhat road accident

-- 2017-09-16 05:25:38

Two people, including a girl, were killed and 10 other injured as a bus hit a truck at Faltita Bazar on the Khulna-Mawa highway under Fakirhat upazila of the district this morning, reports BSS. Pol...

Youth dies in Jessore road crash

Youth dies in Jessore road crash

-- 2017-09-16 04:46:39

An unidentified youth was killed as a covered van rammed his bicycle on Jessore - Jhenidah road in Jessore district area on Saturday.   Police said the youth, aged about 18, was going toward Ch...

Truck helper killed in Magura road mishap

Truck helper killed in Magura road mishap

-- 2017-09-15 10:45:43

A truck-driver's helper was killed as a bus ran him over at Ramakantapur in Shalikha upazila on Magura-Jessore road on Friday.   Rabiul Islam, officer-in-charge of Shalikha Police Station, said...

Jubo Dal leader dies in Savar road crash

Jubo Dal leader dies in Savar road crash

-- 2017-09-15 07:18:20

A Jubo Dal leader was killed and another injured when a bus hit a motorbike on Dhaka-Aricha road at Jorpool of Savar on Friday.   The deceased was identified as Lalon Hawladar Rajon, 30, vice-p...

Covered van driver dies in Tangail road crash

Covered van driver dies in Tangail road crash

-- 2017-09-15 04:41:34

The driver of a covered van was killed and three other people sustained injuries in a road accident at Kalihati upazila of Tangail on Friday.   The identity of the deceased is yet to be known,...

Schools, croplands, dwellings  under threat of collapse  in C'nawabganj, Bogra

Schools, croplands, dwellings under threat of collapse in C'nawabganj, Bogra

Roving Correspondent 2017-09-15 01:06:19

CHAPAINAWABGANJ, Sept 14: Schools, madrasahs, dwellings and some government and non-government structures of Chapainawabganj Sadar are in a serious threat of collapse after receding floodwater.Around...

Rally on community policing focuses on effective action  against drug peddlers

Rally on community policing focuses on effective action against drug peddlers

Our Correspondent 2017-09-15 01:04:31

SYLHET, Sept 14: Speakers at a rally on community policing stressed strict measures against drug and militant activities with a target to keeping the law and order situation normal and peaceful in cit...

Rangpur farmers show more  interest in lemon farming

Rangpur farmers show more interest in lemon farming

Our Correspondent 2017-09-14 12:36:27

RANGPUR, Sept 13: The farmers of Rangpur division are showing more interest in commercial cultivation of lemon due to handsome profit. Earlier, most of the farmers of the region cultivated lemon on li...

Uplift work in Kanaighat UZ in progress

Uplift work in Kanaighat UZ in progress

Our Corrspondent 2017-09-14 12:33:40

SYLHET, Sept 13: Under the Second Rural Transport Improvement Project (RTIP-II) of World Bank financing, repair work of the five -year pilot project on the 35km long Sylhet-Gachhbari GC-Kanaighat Upaz...

Three die in Noakhali head-on crash

Three die in Noakhali head-on crash

-- 2017-09-14 02:44:26

At least three people were killed and 18 others sustained injuries in a head-on collision between two buses at Sebarhat Bazar area under Senbagh upazila of Noakhali district on Thursday morning. &nbs...

Flood disrupts academic activities at 21 schools in Moulvibazar, Dinajpur

Flood disrupts academic activities at 21 schools in Moulvibazar, Dinajpur

Our Correspondent 2017-09-13 12:00:00

Academic activities of 20 educational institutions in Juri upazila of Moulvibazar remain suspended due to prolonged floods and water stagnancy.   Some of the institutions located on the Hakalu...

Rohingya drowning toll crosses 100

Rohingya drowning toll crosses 100

-- 2017-09-13 12:00:00

Police in Cox’s Bazar have recovered the bodies of seven more Rohingyas from the Naf River, raising the total number of refugees killed during the crossing to over 100.   The bodies were...

Police arrest BCL leader for ‘rape, suicide provocation’

Police arrest BCL leader for ‘rape, suicide provocation’

-- 2017-09-13 05:51:42

Police arrested a local leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League  (BCL) in Netrokona on Tuesday night on charge of raping a teenage girl and provoking her to commit suicide.   Koushik Sarker Ap...

Locals construct bamboo bridge for temporary communication

Locals construct bamboo bridge for temporary communication

Our Correspondent 2017-09-13 01:21:51

RANGPUR, Sept 12: The local people of Morneya union under Gangachara upazila in Rangpur district have set an example by constructing a bamboo-made bridge (Sako) with their own initiative over the dama...

Use of cattle manure as fuel  on the rise in Magura

Use of cattle manure as fuel on the rise in Magura

Our Correspondent 2017-09-13 01:21:01

MAGURA, Sept 12: About 200 women in Nanduali under Magura Sadar have improved their livelihood by preparing cattle manure as a fuel.One Shabana Khatun of the village said cattle manure and jute stick...

Two fake CID men held

Two fake CID men held

-- 2017-09-12 12:06:55

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested two fake officials of Crime Investigation Department (CID) from Bhutipukur border area in Tentulia upazila on Monday afternoon. The arrestees were id...