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Suspected robber dies in Cumilla ‘gunfight’

-- February 10, 2020 11:59:46

A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with police in an area near the Cumilla-Sylhet Highway in Burichang upazila of Cumilla on Monday. The deceased was identified as Mazharul Islam, s...

Alexandra Castle — tale of a 150-yr-old building

A Correspondent February 09, 2020 10:35:30

Mymensingh is a land of natural beauty and diversity. The local zamindars had a great contribution in building the Mymensingh division as a place of education, literature, culture and heritage. The Br...

Teenager commits suicide in Magura

-- February 08, 2020 17:49:48

A teenage girl reportedly committed suicide by hanging herself at Choto Nawbhanga village in Mohammadpur upazila of in Magura on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Anna Khatun, 17, a re...

Cox’s Bazar road crash leaves four dead

-- February 08, 2020 17:22:59

At least four people were killed and 22 others injured in a road accident on Cox’s Bazar-Chattogram Highway in Baniarchhora area under Chakaria upazila in Cox’s Bazar on Friday night. The...

Garment worker found dead in Savar

-- February 08, 2020 12:35:58

Police recovered the body of a garment worker from Ulail area in Savar on early Saturday. The deceased was identified as Yasmin Akter, 18, daughter of Mukul Miah, hailing from Jamalpur village in Kal...

DAE growing BRRI Dhan- 58 in three Gopalganj unions

OUR CORRESPONDENT February 07, 2020 00:24:47

GOPALGANJ, Feb 06: Gopalganj Sadar upazila agriculture extension department has taken an initiative to cultivate BRRI Dhan-58 under three unions here this season. DAE office sources said a total of 1...

Jashore florists eye Tk 700m business this month

-- February 07, 2020 00:23:58

JASHORE, Feb 06 (UNB): Flower farmers in Jashore's Jhikorgachha say they expect to sell flowers worth Tk 700-800 million ahead of Pahela Falgun, Valentine's Day and International Mother Language Day t...

Dhanu river erosion turns 50 families homeless

Our Correspondent February 06, 2020 01:04:17

NETRAKONA, Feb 05: Erosion by the Dhanu river has taken a serious turn, devouring at least 50 houses under Khaliajuri upazila. Local UP chairman Ataur Rahman said the Dhanu river was flowing through...

Habiganj boiler blast kills worker

-- February 05, 2020 15:11:39

A worker was killed and five others were injured in a boiler explosion at a rice mill at Tekadighi in Nabiganj upazila of Habiganj district on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Nasir Mia, 35,...

No coronavirus test for Indian truck drivers at Benapole

Our Correspondent February 05, 2020 00:33:01

BENAPOLE: Indian truck drivers and helpers are entering Bangladesh through Benapole Land Port, along with imported goods, without coronavirus test. Sources said, only travellers from India are being...

Rajshahi entrepreneurs demand hassle-free banking facilities

OUR CORRESPONDENT February 05, 2020 00:31:45

RAJSHAHI, Feb 04: Entrepreneurs in Rajshahi have demanded hassle-free banking facilities for smooth operation of their business. While expressing their opinions at a workshop organised on National Pr...

Expatriate youth killed in Laxmipur road crash

-- February 04, 2020 11:19:54

An expatriate youth was killed after a truck collided with a motorcycle in Mohadevpur area at Laxmipur Sadar upazila on Monday night. The deceased was identified as Md Sohel, 30, son of Noor Nabi of...

Spinach growers happy with fair market price

ROVING CORRESPONDENT February 04, 2020 00:35:37

JOYPURHAT, Feb 03: Spinach growers in the district are happy over the bumper output and fair market price of the produce. Sources said, spinach farming is popular among the growers in the winter. Man...

HSC examinee, two others killed in Bogura road crashes

-- February 03, 2020 17:35:48

Three people, including a Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examinee, were killed in separate road crashes in Shibganj and Shahjahanpur upazilas of Bogura on Monday. Two people were killed when a Pa...

Hundreds cross Chitra river every day thru bamboo bridge risking their lives

Our Correspondent February 03, 2020 00:19:07

BENAPOLE, Feb 02: Several hundred people, including schoolchildren, cross the Chitra river through a bamboo- made bridge daily risking their lives.  The bamboo bridge on the Chitra river adjacen...

63 Indian fishermen freed from Bagerhat jail

-- January 29, 2020 17:13:23

A total of 63 Indian fishermen, arrested for illegal entry into Bangladesh maritime boundary in October last, were freed from jail on Wednesday following a court order. The jail authority handed them...

Dacoits on the prowl in Kalia

FE Online Report January 28, 2020 20:08:45

The incidents of dacoity have allegedly risen in different areas of Kalia Upazila under Narail district recently. Panic gripped the people of the areas, especially Baka of Salamabad Union Parisad, as...

Gold ornaments worth Tk 6.6m seized in Chuadanga

-- January 28, 2020 17:48:08

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in a drive seized gold ornaments worth about Tk 6.6 million (Tk 66.28 lakh) from frontier area Singnagar Haldapara under Jibannagar upazila of Chuadangaon Mond...

Road crashes kill four in two districts

-- January 28, 2020 11:11:22

Four people were killed and four others injured in road accidents in Moulvibazar and Habiganj districts on Tuesday. In Moulvibazar, two people were killed and four others injured in a collision betwe...

Shoshi Lodge - a place of historical interest in M’singh getting a face-lift

A Correspondent January 27, 2020 00:39:16

MYMENSINGH, Jan 26: The white- marbled statue, Venus, has been standing at the garden of 'Soshi Lodge' for more than 200 centuries. Soshi Lodge is the name of Maharaja Shashikant Acharya's palace situ...

Three rail stations lie dormant in Cumilla

-- January 26, 2020 16:48:38

Thirteen railway stations in Cumilla have been lying inactive for the last 12 years for the lack of manpower, causing sufferings to the commuters and forcing people to use alternative – and ofte...

Truck hits auto-rickshaw in Mymensingh, killing two

-- January 26, 2020 10:45:59

Two people were killed and five others injured as a truck hit an auto-rickshaw at Natun Bazar in Muktagachha municipality area of Mymensingh district on Sunday morning. The identity of the deceased c...

Police arrest ‘JMB members’ in Khulna

-- January 25, 2020 17:29:52

Police arrested two suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from Gollamari area in the city on early Saturday. The arrestees are Nur Mohammad Anik, 24, and M...

RAB nabs teen with 1.8kg heroin in C’awabganj

-- January 25, 2020 12:52:31

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel in a drive arrested a suspected drug dealer with 1.8kg heroin from Thakur Joubon area in Godagari upazila of Chapainawabganj on Friday night. The 16-year-old su...

Many high-rises built in Cumilla violating building code

Our Correspondent January 24, 2020 00:46:23

CUMILLA, Jan 23: Nearly 700 high-rise buildings have been constructed in Cumilla city in an unplanned way and without following the building code. Cumilla City Mayor Monirul Haque Sakku said action...

Ex-minister’s son attempts ‘suicide’ in Khulna

-- January 22, 2020 16:59:05

The younger son of former fisheries and livestock minister Narayan Chandra Chanda tried to kill himself by drinking toilet cleaner in Dumuria of Khulna district on Wednesday. Abhiit Chandra Chanda, 2...

Jasim Uddin Museum yet to be fully open

A Correspondent January 21, 2020 21:31:40

FARIDPUR, Jan 21: Construction of Jasim Uddin Museum was completed in 2013 at a cost of Tk 130 million. Later, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the museum on March 29, 2017 during a visit t...

Poppy plants grow in CSIR gardens!

OUR CORRESPONDENT January 20, 2020 21:41:06

RAJSHAHI, Jan 20: Poppy plant, an ingredient for preparing banned drug 'opium' is being cultivated at the garden of Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research, Rajshahi, on a large scale. Though...

Khulna, Rangpur, Cumilla farmers find mustard growing profitable

Our Correspondent January 20, 2020 21:39:59

KHULNA, Jan 20: Mustard cultivation is popular among the growers in the district. A good number of farmers said mustard production in the Rabi season is profitable as it requires low labour and pro...

Police arrest ex-Nandail mayor in Mymensingh

-- January 20, 2020 15:04:50

Police have arrested former municipality mayor of Nandail Municipality in Mymensingh over allegations of a controversial social media post concerning the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur...