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Sylhet farmers start T-Aman farming

Sylhet farmers start T-Aman farming

Our Correspondent 2020-08-12 09:42:50

Farmers in the greater Sylhet region are busy in cultivation of Transplanted Aman (T Aman) paddy with a target to achieve the centrally set programme for yielding highest, officials and a number of...

Bumper yield brings smile to Netrakona Aus farmers

Bumper yield brings smile to Netrakona Aus farmers

OUR CORRESPONDENTS 2020-08-09 09:39:15

Netrakona: Glimpses of delight are glimmering in the eyes of the Aus growers in Netrakona with the achievement of bumper production of the paddy variety in the district this season. Nine upazilas of...

DAE sets Aman target at 0.2m hectares in Naogaon

DAE sets Aman target at 0.2m hectares in Naogaon

Our Correspondent 2020-08-09 09:35:09

NAOGAON: Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) of the district has set a target of Aman paddy cultivation on some 1,97,500 hectares of land in all eleven upazilas this season. Most of the peas...

Four arrested over housewife gang rape in Jashore

Four arrested over housewife gang rape in Jashore

-- 2020-08-08 16:39:41

Police arrested four people in connection with the gang rape of a woman at Purandapur village in Jhikargachcha upazila of Jashore district. Police rescued the victim and arrested four youth in this c...

Housewife killed over nose ring dowry

Housewife killed over nose ring dowry

-- 2020-08-06 20:06:51

A housewife was beaten and strangulated to death allegedly by her husband and in-laws as her family failed to meet a dowry demand for a nose ring. The incident took place in Kholahati village of Gaib...

Rajbari truck-motorcycle collision leaves two dead

Rajbari truck-motorcycle collision leaves two dead

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-08-04 19:01:12

Two motorcyclists were killed in a collision with a truck and a motorcycle in Kalukhali upazila of Rajbari district on Tuesday morning. The deceased were identified as Abdullah Abu Saeed, son of Abu...

Ferry services on Kathalbari-Shimulia route resume on limited scale

Ferry services on Kathalbari-Shimulia route resume on limited scale

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-08-04 18:50:20

Ferry services on Kathalbari-Shimulia route resumed on a limited scale since Monday. However, passengers and freight truck drivers have to spend longer time to cross Padma River due to limited-scale...

Three siblings drown in Manikganj

Three siblings drown in Manikganj

-- 2020-08-04 18:07:21

Three siblings drowned while two others went missing as a boat sank in a waterbody during storm at Charmastul Charpara of Doulatpur upazila in Manikganj on Tuesday. The deceased were identified as Ha...

Three sisters drown in Patuakhali

Three sisters drown in Patuakhali

-- 2020-08-04 12:43:36

Three cousins drowned at a pond at Karpurkathi village in Bauphal upazila of Patuakhali on Monday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Mahfuza 15, and Mariam, 14, daughters of Mukhlesur Rahman...

Jubo League leader held in money laundering case

Jubo League leader held in money laundering case

-- 2020-08-02 18:15:55

Police arrested a Faridpur district Jubo League leader and two others early Sunday from the district town in connection with a money laundering case. The arrestees were identified as Asibur Rahman Fa...

River erosion washes away Madaripur town protection dam

River erosion washes away Madaripur town protection dam

FE ONLINE REPORT 2020-08-02 17:24:47

A 20-metre area of Madaripur town protection embankment at Launch Ghat area of the district was washed away due to Arial Khan River erosion on Saturday afternoon. Sources said the town protection dam...

Ferry with stranded passengers leaves Shimulia

Ferry with stranded passengers leaves Shimulia

FE Online Report 2020-08-02 17:02:29

After a long wait and sufferings, a ferry with passengers stranded at Shimulia ferry terminal was released at 6:00pm on Saturday.  The BIWTA said that the ferry service would be suspended again...

Villages in Jhenaidah, Lalmonirhat, Laxmipur celebrate Eid

Villages in Jhenaidah, Lalmonirhat, Laxmipur celebrate Eid

-- 2020-07-31 20:18:13

In keeping with Saudi Arabia, residents of a number of villages in Jhenaidah, Laxmipur and Lalmonirhat are celebrating the Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest festival of the Muslims. Saudi Arabia and a...

Five bullet-hit bodies recovered from Cox’s Bazar

Five bullet-hit bodies recovered from Cox’s Bazar

-- 2020-07-28 16:34:41

Police in separate drives recovered bodies with gunshot wounds from Cox’s Bazar district town and Teknaf upazila on Tuesday. In Teknaf, four people were killed in a reported gunfight among two...

Two shot dead, nine injured in Khulna clash

Two shot dead, nine injured in Khulna clash

-- 2020-07-16 23:32:33

Two people were shot dead while nine others were injured in a clash between two local groups over establishing supremacy on Thursday night in Moshiali area under Khanjahan Ali Police Station in Khulna...

Flood situation deteriorates at places in Brahmaputra basin

Flood situation deteriorates at places in Brahmaputra basin

-- 2020-07-16 17:19:49

The flood situation deteriorated at places and remained mostly stable in other areas on Thursday as major rivers marked both rise and fall to flow above their danger marks (DM) at ten points in the Br...

Flood situation worsens in B’putra basin

Flood situation worsens in B’putra basin

-- 2020-07-14 17:23:34

The flood situation worsened further marooning over five lakh people in seven northern districts with significant improvement in Nilphamari during the last 24 hours ending at 9:00am in the Brahmaputra...

Banks to remain closed Tuesday in Bogura-1, Jashore-6 areas

Banks to remain closed Tuesday in Bogura-1, Jashore-6 areas

-- 2020-07-13 19:01:34

All branches of scheduled banks will remain closed on Tuesday in areas under Bogura-1 and Jashore-6 parliamentary seats which will go to by-polls. The decision was taken in compliance with the demand...

Couple killed in Cumilla road crash

Couple killed in Cumilla road crash

-- 2020-07-11 13:17:06

A couple was killed and four people were injured in a road crash on Cumilla-Sylhet highway in Kalikapur area in Debidwar upazila of Cumilla on Friday night. The deceased were identified as Abu Taher,...

Erosion puts Sherpur primary school under risk

Erosion puts Sherpur primary school under risk

-- 2020-07-10 19:43:43

Narayankhola Dakshin Primary School, an old school in Nakla upazila of Sherpur, is being gobbled up by Mrigi River as river erosion has taken a severe turn in the area. Although the Water Development...

Disinfection tunnels to be set up in Khulna cattle markets

Disinfection tunnels to be set up in Khulna cattle markets

-- 2020-07-10 17:17:24

Khulna city mayor Talukder Abdul Khaleque has said disinfection tunnels to be set up in Khulna cattle markets to prevent community transmission of COVID-19. “The cattle exuviate to be set up in...

Over 1.0m people marooned in 14 districts

Over 1.0m people marooned in 14 districts

FE Online Report 2020-07-04 20:16:28

The ongoing flood, caused by rain and upstream water from India, has marooned 1.1 million people in 14 districts in a week. Most of the flood-hit people are in need of food and necessary aids for the...

Flood situation in B’putra basin improving

Flood situation in B’putra basin improving

-- 2020-07-04 17:21:07

With recession of overflowing water from upper catchment, the flood situation continued to show an improving trend in the Brahmaputra basin during the last 24 hours ending 9:00am on Saturday. Officia...

BSCIC estate to generate 5,000 more jobs in Rajshahi

BSCIC estate to generate 5,000 more jobs in Rajshahi

-- 2020-07-04 17:04:36

Development works of the second industrial estate of Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) are progressing fast despite the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic in Rajshahi. Th...

Farmer found dead in Satkhira

Farmer found dead in Satkhira

-- 2020-07-04 13:41:25

Police recovered the body of a farmer from Jhorgaccha village in Tala upazila of Satkhira on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Dulal Chandra Gosh, 50, son of Padmo Chandra Gosh. Local...

Flood situation remains steady in northern districts

Flood situation remains steady in northern districts

-- 2020-07-03 18:16:38

Flood situation remained mostly steady following little ups and downs in water levels of major rivers during the last 24 hours ending at 9 am on Friday in seven northern districts on the Brahmaputra b...

Crops on 11,006 hectares submerged in Rangpur region

Crops on 11,006 hectares submerged in Rangpur region

-- 2020-07-02 17:10:01

Standing crops on 11,006 hectares of land submerged under floodwater during the current deluge in 19 affected upazilas of four districts out of total five in Rangpur Agriculture region. Officials of...

Four dead, six injured in Rangpur road crash

Four dead, six injured in Rangpur road crash

-- 2020-07-01 16:43:10

Four transport workers were killed and six others injured in a road accident at Anantapur point on the Taraganj-Burirhat road in Taraganj upazila  in Rangpur on Wednesday. “The accident to...

Erosion takes serious turn in Lalmonirhat

Erosion takes serious turn in Lalmonirhat

-- 2020-06-30 20:33:04

As water started to recede, erosion on the left bank of the Teesta River in Lalmonirhat has taken a serious turn. Strong current is devouring houses and farmlands  as the water level of the rive...

60,000 families marooned in seven northern districts

60,000 families marooned in seven northern districts

-- 2020-06-29 17:30:15

Around 60,000 families have been marooned in seven northern districts where flood situation further deteriorated on Monday despite the rate of onrushing water from the upstream reduced in the Brahmapu...