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Zinc-enriched paddy to be grown in Magura

Our Correspondent June 23, 2019 22:33:46

MAGURA, June 23: An initiative has taken to boost zinc-enriched, heat-tolerant and highly-productive paddy cultivation in the district. In this connection, the Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agricul...

Launch service resumes in Rangamati

-- June 23, 2019 17:21:51

Launch service in three upazilas of Rangamati district has resumed after nearly two and a half month of suspension due to poor navigability in the Kaptai Lake. As the water level of the Kaptai Lake h...

Meeting on women empowerment held in Rajshahi

Our Correspondent June 22, 2019 21:02:19

RAJSHAHI, June 22: A meeting on empowerment of women through information and communication technology projects was held at Kapasiapara Ambaria field under Mohanpur upazila of the district on Friday. W...

BARI-1 pointed gourd cultivation proves profitable in Gopalganj

Our Correspondent June 22, 2019 21:00:46

GOPALGANJ, June 22: Farmers of Fukra union under Kasiani upazila in the district have achieved an abundant yield of BARI-1 pointed gourd this season.A good number of growers said they happy over the p...

'Govt working to boost fish production'

-- June 22, 2019 20:36:03

State minister for fisheries and livestock Ashraf Ali Khan Khasru said on Saturday said the present government has taken many innovative programmes including setting up fish sanctuaries for boosting f...

Two killed in Joypurhat road crashes

-- June 22, 2019 17:09:15

A human hauler driver and a child were killed in separate road accidents in Akkelpur and Khetlal upazilas of Joypurhat district on Saturday morning. The deceased were identified as Abdus Salam, 35, f...

River Police begins journey in Rajshahi

-- June 22, 2019 17:08:58

The River Police has launched its journey for the first time in Rajshahi to ensure security at the riverine areas creating high hope among the public in general here. The River Police has installed t...

Mother hands over drug-addict son to police 

-- June 22, 2019 13:23:16

An annoyed mother handed over her drug-addict son to police in Goalanda municipality area of Rajbari district on Thursday night. The arrestee is Mashiur Rahman Sumon, 28, son of late Azibor Rahman of...

Road crashes kill nine in four districts

-- June 21, 2019 18:18:13

At least nine people were killed and as many injured in separate road accidents in Natore, Faridpur, Satkhira and Magura on Friday. In Natore, three people were killed when a truck hit a goods-laden...

Sand-lifting poses threat to Gorai river bridge

Our Correspondent June 20, 2019 21:14:44

MAGURA, June 20: Unauthorised sand lifting is posing a threat for the bridge over the Gorai river. Gorai Bridge stands on the Dhaka-Khulna Highway connecting Kamarkhali village of Faridpur district a...

Bumper bitter-gourd production in Bogura

Our Correspondent June 20, 2019 21:13:50

BOGURA, June 20: Farmers in the twelve upazilas of the district have attained self-reliance by growing off-season bitter-gourd. Fair price along with bumper output of the vegetable has brought smile...

Jashore road crash leaves two schoolboys dead

-- June 20, 2019 20:19:36

Two schoolboys were killed in a road crash at Vijoyrampur Koitalaon on Jessore-Chuknagar road under Manirampur Upazila of Jeshore on Thursday. The deceased were identified as Ashikur Rahman, 15, son...

Chattogram market fire guts 100 shanties

-- June 20, 2019 13:35:46

At least 100 shanties and eight shops were gutted in a fire at Chaktai Bhera Market in Bakolia area of the city on Thursday morning. The fire broke out at 9:30am and spread rapidly, said Jashim Uddin...

Train hits, kills woman in Kushtia

-- June 20, 2019 13:32:57

A woman was crushed under the wheels of a train at Pashuhat in Mirpur upazila of Kushtia on Thursday morning. The deceased has been identified as Kulsum, 45, wife of Jony Ali of Ishwardi uapzila in P...

Bumper groundnut production likely in Rangpur region

-- June 20, 2019 00:36:03

RANGPUR, June 19 (BSS): Bumper ground production is expected in Rangpur region as farmers have already started harvesting of the crop during the current season. Officials of the Department of Agricul...

Fire-fighters recover body of missing HSTU student

-- June 19, 2019 12:08:45

The body of a student of HSTU, who drowned in Atrai River at Mohonpur in Dinajpur Sadar upazila, was recovered from the river on Wednesday morning. Tashfiq Ahmed, a 3rd year student of Hajee Mohammad...

Woman dies in Ctg road crash

-- June 19, 2019 12:01:23

A woman was killed in a road crash at Tigerpass area in Chattogram city on Tuesday night. The deceased was identified as Kajoli Saha, 55, wife of Kanai Saha of Sadar upazila in Chandpur district, rep...

Angry mob beat youth to death in Jashore

-- June 19, 2019 11:58:47

A young man was beaten to death and another injured by an angry mob after one of them reportedly hurled a bomb on a young man at Shankarpur Bus Terminal in Jashore on Tuesday night. The deceased was...

Cumilla road crash leaves two dead

-- June 18, 2019 17:11:38

Two people were killed and three others were injured in a head-on collision between a pick-up van and an auto-rickshaw at Jatrapur in Chouddagram upazila of Cumilla on Tuesday. The deceased were iden...

Police recover youth’s throat-slit body in Jhenaidah

-- June 18, 2019 15:48:20

Police recovered the throat-slit body of a young man from a jute field in Jhenaidah sadar upazila in the early hours of Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Sohel Rana, 22, son of Bakkar Mondal of...

Two die in Naogaon road crash

-- June 17, 2019 16:59:52

Two people, including a schoolboy, were killed as a bus hit a motorbike on Naogaon-Rajshahi Highway in Manda upazila of Naogaon on Monday. The deceased were identified as Kamal Hossain, 40, a teacher...

‘Smugglers’ held with 41 gold bars in Benapole

-- June 16, 2019 17:06:13

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested four alleged smugglers along with 41 gold bars at Amrakhali in Benapole on Sunday. The arrestees are Anisur Rahman, 24, Riaz Molla, 25, Sabuj Mridha,...

Farmer’s decomposed body recovered in Feni

-- June 16, 2019 17:04:39

The decomposed body of a farmer was recovered from a field in the municipality area in Chhagalnaiya upazila in Feni on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Jahangir Alam, 39. Quoting family member...

Decomposed body recovered in Feni

-- June 16, 2019 17:03:13

The decomposed body of a farmer was recovered from a field in the municipality area in Chhagalnaiya upazila of Feni district on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Jahangir Alam, 39. Quoting fami...

Truck overturns in Jhenaidah, killing two

-- June 16, 2019 13:00:42

Two people were killed after a cement-laden truck overturned in Jhenaidah's Kaliganj Upazila on Sunday morning. The incident took place in the upazila's Chhalabhora area at around 6:30 am, said Kalig...

Minor boy killed in Jhenaidah road crash

-- June 15, 2019 18:23:09

A minor boy was killed after being hit by an auto-rickshaw at Baganmath village in Maheshpur upazila on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Junayed Hossain, 6, son of Kalu Mia of the upa...

ABAK project infuses momentum to fight poverty

-- June 15, 2019 17:09:10

‘Ekti Bari Ekti Khamar’, one of the ten priority initiatives of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, designed to bringing country’s poverty rate zero, has got momentum after refreshing the...

Train delay triggers vandalism at Nangalkot Railway Station

-- June 15, 2019 16:53:37

Irate passengers of an inter-city train vandalised the Nangalkot Railway Station in Cumilla on Saturday morning when the train ran late. Locals said Chattogram-bound Meghna Express from Chandpur was...

Shopkeeper dies in Shariatpur fire

-- June 15, 2019 14:20:16

A shopkeeper was burned to death as a fire broke out in a shop at Koneshwar village in Damudya upazila of Shariatpur on Friday night. The deceased was identified as Khorshed Shikder, 72, a resident o...

Two die in Panchagarh road crash

-- June 15, 2019 10:45:33

Two motorcyclists were killed as a stone-laden truck hit their vehicle on Panchagarh-Tetulia highway at Barrister Bazar in Panchagarh Sadar upazila on Saturday. The deceased were identified as Mani...