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Paddy farming facing setback in Rangpur flood-hit areas

Paddy farming facing setback in Rangpur flood-hit areas

Sayed Mofidul Babu 2017-09-12 12:00:00

Cultivation of Aman paddy is facing setback in different flood affected areas under Rangpur division due to acute crisis of seedlings.   Although flood water has begun to recede from the cropla...

One dies in Satkhira lightning strike

One dies in Satkhira lightning strike

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

A fish farm owner was killed by a lightning strike at Assasuni upazila in Satkhira on Tuesday morning.   The deceased has been identified as Jahangir Hossain, 45, son of one Moktar Ali - a resi...

20 injured in Jhenaidah road crash

20 injured in Jhenaidah road crash

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

At least 20 people have sustained injuries as a bus carrying 50 passengers plunged into a ditch skidding off Harinakunda-Jhenaidah road near the Circuit House in Jhenaidah Sadar Upazila on Tuesday.&nb...

Police arrest Jessore man with 10 foreign birds

Police arrest Jessore man with 10 foreign birds

-- 2017-09-12 05:50:16

Police arrested a man along with 10 foreign birds from Chachra check post area of Jessore on Monday night.   The arrestee was identified as Abul, son of late Shahadat, a resident of Durgapur vi...

BGB arrests two fake CID officers in Panchagarh

BGB arrests two fake CID officers in Panchagarh

-- 2017-09-12 05:21:47

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

Three launches capsize in Shariatpur

Three launches capsize in Shariatpur

-- 2017-09-11 12:00:00

Several people went missing in Shariatpur as three launches anchored in the harbour sank after a pontoon gave way, police have said.   The incident occurred around 7:00am Monday in Naria Upazil...

Youth held with Yaba pills

Youth held with Yaba pills

FE Online Desk 2017-09-11 12:00:00

Detective Branch of police arrested an alleged drug peddler along with 120 Yaba tablets from Forest Department road in Magura district on Sunday night.   Acting on a tip off, a team of the DB p...

UN sees 'ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar

UN sees 'ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar

Reuters 2017-09-11 12:00:00

The top UN human rights official on Monday denounced Myanmar’s “brutal security operation” against Muslim Rohingyas in Rakhine state which he said was “clearly disproportionate...

Landmine-hit Rohingyas at CMCH

Landmine-hit Rohingyas at CMCH

-- 2017-09-11 02:07:17

Five Rohingyas, including two men wounded by landmines planted near the Myanmar border, have been admitted to Chittagong Medical College and Hospital (CMCH).   The five were brought from the Ku...

12 more bullet-hit Rohingyas at CMCH

12 more bullet-hit Rohingyas at CMCH

-- 2017-09-10 12:00:00

Twelve more Rohingyas, including a woman and two teenage girls, who have crossed border with bullet wounds, were admitted to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) between Saturday night and Sunda...

Fishermen stand by jute  growers in Magura

Fishermen stand by jute growers in Magura

Our Correspondent 2017-09-10 09:22:32

MAGURA, Aug 10: A novel initiative has been taken by the fishermen in Magura. Fishermen of five villages including Bashkutha under Magura sadar upazila have opened their leased waterbody for jute grow...

PM to visit Rohingya refugee camps

PM to visit Rohingya refugee camps

-- 2017-09-10 03:57:00

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit the refugee camps in the southeastern part of the country on Tuesday amid the influx of Rohingyas since fresh violence erupted in Myanmar's Rakhine s...

Floating seedbeds gaining popularity in Sirajganj

Floating seedbeds gaining popularity in Sirajganj

Roving Correspondent 2017-09-10 01:30:04

SIRAJGANJ, Sept 09: Floating seedbed is gaining popularity in the district. Hundreds of trained peasants of the flood prone area have set up seedbeds on some hectares of inundated lands during the sea...

26 injured in Narail bus plunge

26 injured in Narail bus plunge

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

At least 26 people were injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch after the driver lost control of the bus at Dhunda, an area in Narail Sadar upazila, on Saturday morning.   They were adm...

One killed in Gazipur road mishap   

One killed in Gazipur road mishap  

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

A bus helper was killed in a road crash between a truck and bus at Sreepur Upazila of Gazipur District on Saturday morning.    The deceased was identified as Sakhawat Hossain (38), son...

Six die in Gopalganj road crash

Six die in Gopalganj road crash

-- 2017-09-09 10:44:39

Six people died and at least 25 were injured after a truck and a Pirojpur-bound bus collided head-on in Gopalganj, police have said.   Two women were among the dead in the accident that occurr...

Schoolboy found dead in Chandpur

Schoolboy found dead in Chandpur

-- 2017-09-09 05:22:08

A schoolboy was found dead in a farmland at Gulisha village in Chandpur district on Friday night, a day after going missing.   The deceased was identified as Fahim, 13, son of Dulal Gazi, and a...

RAB arrest Hizb-ut-Tahrir man in city

RAB arrest Hizb-ut-Tahrir man in city

-- 2017-09-09 03:06:32

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel in a drive arrested an activist of the banned Islamic outfit Hizb-ut-Tahrir from Mohammadpur area of Dhaka city on Friday afternoon.   The arrestee was id...

One dies in Bagerhat road crash

One dies in Bagerhat road crash

-- 2017-09-08 12:44:38

A man was killed as a fish-laden pickup van hit a stationed truck at Shahbari on Bagerhat-Pirojpur road in Morelganj upazila on Friday. The deceased has been identified as Monir Hossian, 26, helper o...

Private car collides with truck, killing two

Private car collides with truck, killing two

-- 2017-09-08 12:00:00

Two people, including a leader of Islami Andolon Bangladesh, were killed and two others injured when a private car collided with a truck at Chhatiantola in Jessore sadar upazila early Friday.  ...

Habiganj trawler capsize kills four

Habiganj trawler capsize kills four

-- 2017-09-08 10:55:17

Three women and a child were killed and at least five others were injured in a trawler capsize at Lambabag of Khwai River in the district on Thursday night. Among the four deceased two were identifie...

Cop dies in Comilla road crash

Cop dies in Comilla road crash

-- 2017-09-08 10:50:02

A police constable was killed and four other people were injured in a road accident at Charbakar area on Comilla-Sylhet highway in Debidwar upazila of Comilla district on Thursday night.   Poli...

Two motorcyclists die in Ctg road crash

Two motorcyclists die in Ctg road crash

-- 2017-09-08 04:53:11

Two motorcyclists were killed as a bus hit them on Akhtaruzzaman flyover at GEC area of Chittagong city on Friday noon.   The identities of the deceased could not be known yet, reports UNB. &n...

Woman dies in Sirajganj road crash

Woman dies in Sirajganj road crash

-- 2017-09-08 04:48:39

A 30-year-old woman was killed and 13 others were injured as two buses collided head-on at Kashem intersection in the west side of Bangabandhu bridge approach road in Kamarkhand upazila of Sirajganj o...

Bogra curd producers make high  profit during Eid festival

Bogra curd producers make high profit during Eid festival

Emdadul Haque 2017-09-07 12:48:45

BOGRA, Sept 06: Curd producers of Bogra district are making high profit during the Eid occasion.According the local source, around 400 small, middle and big curd industry have been set up in all twelv...

11 more Rohingyas drown in Naf

11 more Rohingyas drown in Naf

-- 2017-09-07 12:00:00

Eleven bodies of Rohingyas, who tried to enter Bangladesh following fresh violence in Rakhaine state of Myanmar, were recovered after two boats capsized in separate places in the Naf River on Thursday...

Sylhet cultivators face acute  shortage of T-Aman seedlings

Sylhet cultivators face acute shortage of T-Aman seedlings

Our Correspondent 2017-09-06 12:24:02

Chairman of Sylhet Sadar Ashfaq Ahmed distributed T-Aman seedlings among 60 flood-hit farmers. — FE Photo SYLHET, Sept 05: Farmers of the Sylhet division are facing acute shortage of T-Aman see...

Patients of Bagatpara Health Complex getting poor service

Patients of Bagatpara Health Complex getting poor service

Roving Correspondent 2017-09-06 12:22:44

The patients craving for better treatment at Bagatipara Health Complex under Bagatipara of Natore district. — FE Photo NATORE, Sept 05: Patients of the 31-bed Bagatpara Health Complex of the di...

Bogra sees good sugarcane output this season

Bogra sees good sugarcane output this season

Our Correspondent 2017-09-06 12:21:16

A trader waits for customers beside the Bogra-Naogaon Highway under Dupchanchia upazila of Bogra on Tuesday. — FE Photo BOGRA, Sept 05: Sugarcane growers are getting good production and fair ma...

Five dead in Narsingdi bus-truck collision

Five dead in Narsingdi bus-truck collision

-- 2017-09-06 12:00:00

A road crash on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway has left five people dead and at least 15 others injured.   A collision between a bus and a truck was reported around 6:00am on Wednesday from Narsingdi...