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Three die as wild elephants go on rampage

-- November 24, 2019 12:40:43

Three people were trampled to death by wild elephants in Kadurkhil, Syednagar, and Joistapura areas of Boalkhali upazila under Chattogram district on Sunday morning.   The deceased have been ide...

13 rocket launchers, explosives recovered in Habiganj

-- November 23, 2019 19:48:20

Members of Bangladesh Army and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) seized 13 rocket launchers and explosives during a two-day drive at Satchhari National Park in in Habiganj. Confirming the matter, Commandi...

4.67 kg gold recovered in Satkhira

-- November 23, 2019 18:15:21

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized 31 gold bars weighing about 4.67kg from Kakdanga border area of Satkhira district on Friday morning. “On a tip-off, a patrol team of th...

Lynch mob in Laxmipur kills robber

-- November 22, 2019 12:30:51

A suspected robber was killed and five others injured in a lynch-mob attack at Sagardi village in Raipur upazila of Laxmipur district early Friday. The deceased was identified as Sohel, reports UNB....

'Early warning and forecast system will help save livelihoods'

FE Online Report November 21, 2019 18:00:39

CARE’s SHOUHARDO III, a food security programme with funding from USAID and government of Bangladesh organised a workshop on “Improved Weather and Flood Information System for Community Ba...

Two die in Gopalganj road accident

-- November 21, 2019 11:33:23

Two people were killed when a covered-van hit a peddled-van on Dhaka-Khulna Highway at Dhundia in Sadar upazila of Gopalganj district on Thursday. The deceased were identified as Manjur Sardar, 50, o...

Bulbul takes its toll on Bagerhat tomato farmers

-- November 20, 2019 17:17:52

Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ dealt a heavy blow to the dreams of hundreds of tomato growers in the coastal district as farmers now stare at bleak future scratching their heads to find ways to repay lo...

Female patient ‘kills self’ at Rajshahi hospital

-- November 20, 2019 13:06:03

A female patient undergoing treatment at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) reportedly took her own life by jumping off the hospital building early Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Jes...

Gopalganj cultivators start T-Aman paddy harvest

Our Correspondent November 20, 2019 00:06:20

GOPALGANJ, Nov 19: Farmers of Gopalganj Sadar upazila have started harvesting T-Aman paddy this season. Farmer Amirul Sheikh of Nilokhi village of Durgapur union said he cultivated Aman paddy on two...

Now rice prices go up in Faridpur

-- November 19, 2019 17:44:20

The prices of different verities of rice went up by Tk 3 to Tk 6 in the last two days in the district while that of onion came down slightly. Visiting Hazi Shariatullah Bazar in the town, the UNB cor...

Bamboo bridge becomes a death trap in Lalmonirhat

-- November 18, 2019 21:59:11

LALMONIRHAT, Nov 18 (UNB): A risky bamboo bridge at Mohishamuri Dharapar village in Kaliganj upazila has become the only means for over one lakh people of 15 to 20 villages since a concrete one over t...

Veg grow along with paddy in Cumilla

Our Correspondent November 18, 2019 21:58:18

CUMILLA, Nov 18: Cultivation of different types of vegetables is gaining popularity among the growers across the district. Some growers said bean, snake gourd, bottle gourd and sweet pumpkin cultiv...

Wholesalers in Khulna town sell local onion at Tk 175-180 per kg

A Correspondent November 17, 2019 20:55:54

KHULNA, Nov 17: Most wholesalers and several retail stores in Khulna town are selling locally-grown onions. Besides, some hoarders were seen selling partially rotten onions at Tk 50 to Tk 100 per kg....

Cumilla Zoo, Botanical Garden in bad shape

Our Correspondent November 17, 2019 20:54:46

CUMILLA, Nov 17: At one time Cumilla Zoo and Botanical Garden was one of the most entertaining places for the local people. The zoo, along with a botanical garden, was built on over 10 acres of land...

Govinda Mandir - an ornamented terracotta temple at Puthia

Monjuara Khatun November 17, 2019 11:19:43

Pancharatna Boro Govinda Mandir in Puthia is one of the exquisitely ornamented terracotta plaques made temples in the country. This temple stands inside the boundary of Panch Ani Palace of the Kings...

Two bodies recovered in Magura, Sylhet

-- November 16, 2019 13:18:19

Bodies of an unidentified woman and a youth were recovered from Magura’s Mohammadpur upazila and Sylhet’s Goainghat. In Magura, a woman’s decomposed body was recovered from Ichhamat...

Rickshaw puller returns Tk 2.0m to owner in Bogura

-- November 15, 2019 19:26:09

A rickshaw puller set an example of honesty by returning Tk 2.0 million to its owner after finding it in Satmatha area Bogura town on Friday. Fertiliser trader Rajib Prosad of Nandigram upazila was o...

Four fined for selling onion at higher price

-- November 15, 2019 11:53:23

A mobile court in Chandpur on Thursday fined four grocery shop owners Tk 14000 for selling onion at higher price in Shahrasti upazila of the district. A mobile court led by Upazila Nirbahi Officer (U...

Sugang Durgapur - a splendid blend of natural beauty

A CORRESPONDENT November 14, 2019 21:51:08

NETRAKONA, Nov 14: Durgapur upazila on the mountainous border of Netrakona district originally carried the name Susan. The 'good king' used to live in Durgapur. From that point, it is known as Susang...

Call to revise safety net provision for crab farmers

-- November 13, 2019 17:28:13

There is a crying need to revise the safety net provision for crab farmers and the existing ban period to collect wild crabs should be stretched. Speakers came up with the recommendations while unvei...

'Robber' killed in Ashuganj gunfight

-- November 13, 2019 16:24:11

A suspected robber has died in a so-called shootout with police in Brahmanbaria’s Ashuganj Upazila, reports bdnews24.com. The incident took place in Jatrapur Chaporbari area of the Upazila arou...

Two die in Cumilla road crash

-- November 13, 2019 10:52:53

Two people were killed after a pick-up van plunged into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Korpai in Burichang upazila of Cumilla on early Wednesday. One of the deceased was identified a...

Hilsas full of eggs flood Chandpur, Khulna markets

-- November 11, 2019 16:31:24

About 90 per cent Hilsa available in Khulna and Chandpur markets after a 22-day fishing embargo are full of eggs, triggering fears of poor production in the next season and prompting calls for extendi...

Chattogram port back to business

-- November 10, 2019 20:55:28

The Chattogram seaport has resumed regular services after Cyclone Bulbul weakened into a land depression. The Chattogram port, the busiest seaport in the country, shut down on Friday night. There wer...

President Abdul Hamid to leave Dhaka for Kathmandu on Tuesday

-- November 10, 2019 20:41:44

President Abdul Hamid will leave Dhaka for Kathmandu on Tuesday on a four-day visit to Nepal at the invitation of Nepalese President Bidhya Devi Bhandari, reports UNB. A flight of Biman Bangladesh Ai...

Govt defers JSC, JDC math tests again

-- November 10, 2019 20:23:21

The government has once again suspended the Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) math examinations set for Nov 12 due to Cyclone Bulbul. The JSC test has been reschedul...

Six burned as pick-up catches fire during Miladunnabi rally in Ctg

-- November 10, 2019 20:07:26

Six people, including five children, suffered burn injuries as a pick-up caught fire during an Eid-e-Miladunnabi rally at Lalkhan Bazar in the city on Sunday noon, reports UNB. The victims are Noor N...

PM stays awake as cyclone ‘Bulbul’ sweeps: Minister

-- November 10, 2019 19:20:00

Prime Minister (PM) Sheikh Hasina passed a sleepless night on Saturday observing cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ which lashed the country’s coastal districts early Sunday, said Information M...

President Abdul Hamid hosts doa mahfil on Eid-e-Miladunnabi

-- November 10, 2019 19:03:31

President Abdul Hamid on Sunday hosted a milad mahfil at the Darbar Hall of Bangabhaban on the occasion of Eid-e-Miladunnabi, the day of birth and demise of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SM), reports UNB....

Five fishermen missing as trawler capsizes in Meghna

-- November 10, 2019 17:59:31

Five fishermen went missing after a fishing trawler sank in the Meghna River in Charfasson upazila of Bhola district on Sunday, reports UNB. All the fishermen, yet to be identified, hailed from Abdul...