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Price frustrates Naogaon, Tangail, Nilphamari Boro cultivators

Our Correspondents May 13, 2019 22:19:37

NAOGAON, May 13: Boro farmers in the district are frustrated over the present market price. Peasants in 11 upazilas cultivated the rice amid favourable climate condition. Boro paddy is selling at Tk...

Construction of eight food depots yet to be completed

Our Correspondent May 13, 2019 22:18:24

SYLHET, May 13: The authorities have failed to complete the construction of eight food depots in Sunamganj district. Negligence of the contractors and lack of supervision by the authority concerned a...

Stress on digital, physical security for journos

-- May 13, 2019 17:42:44

Speakers at a daylong workshop in Jashore on Monday stressed ensuring both digital and physical security for journalists.  The programme titled 'Digital and Physical Security for Journalists' wa...

Medicine shops, food factory fined TK 1.4m in Rajshahi

-- May 13, 2019 17:00:04

Ten medicine shops and a food factory were fined Taka 1.4 million in Rajshahi on Sunday afternoon on charges of possessing and selling of date-expired and sub-standard medicines and injections and man...

Youth crushed under train in C’nawabganj

-- May 13, 2019 14:09:52

A young man was crushed under train in Ghion area of Nachole upazila of Chapainawabganj in the early hours of Monday. The deceased was identified as Ananta Mardi, 25, son of Budhrai Mardi, resident o...

Two workers die as mini truck overturns in Rajshahi

-- May 13, 2019 13:51:54

Two workers were killed and two others injured when a paddy-laden mini truck overturned in Mohonpur upazila of Rajshahi early Monday. The deceased have been identified as Rashedul, son of one Polan,...

Police recovers female physician’s hanging body in Sylhet

-- May 12, 2019 21:55:08

A female physician was found hanging at her residence in Sylhet's Pathantula area on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Dr Priyanka Talukdar Shanta, 29, a lecturer at Parkview Medical Col...

Seven shops gutted in Lakshmipur fire

-- May 12, 2019 12:14:12

At least seven shops were gutted as a fire broke out at Chandkhali Bazar in Lakshmipur sadar upazila early Sunday. Fire Service sources said that the fire broke out from a shop following an electric...

Rangpur, Manikganj farmers optimistic of good jute output

Our Correspondent May 11, 2019 20:58:50

RANGPUR, May 11: A good yield of jute is likely to be achieved in five districts under Rangpur agriculture region during the current season.This year the jute cultivators of Rangpur agriculture region...

Good maize yield in four districts of Sylhet region

Our Correspondent May 11, 2019 20:58:03

SYLHET, May 11: A good yield of maize has been achieved in the four districts of Sylhet region this season. According to report prepared on the basis of district reports, maize was cultivated on 695 h...

Boro paddy harvest continues in Gaibandha

-- May 11, 2019 17:14:11

Harvest of Boro paddy, one of the high value crops, has been continuing in the district since April with much enthusiasm and festivity to the farmers. Office sources said the Department of Agricultur...

‘BSF’ tortures BD youth to death in Satkhira  

-- May 11, 2019 16:53:02

A Bangladeshi young man was tortured to death allegedly by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along Satkhira border, the victim's family claimed on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Kabirul Is...

Five injured in tank lorry explosion in Kishoreganj

-- May 11, 2019 16:52:41

At least five people were injured on Saturday as an oil laden tank lorry exploded at Kuliarchar upazila in Kishoreganj district. Four of the injured were identified as Salman, 12, son of Ratan Mia, H...

Sexagenarian man dies in lynch-mob attack

-- May 11, 2019 14:14:27

An unidentified sexagenarian man was killed in a lynch-mob attack at Magur Ghanar Kathalia Bazar in Dumuria upazila of Khulna on Friday night. Aminul Islam, officer-in-charge of Dumuria Police Statio...

Road crash kills one in Savar

-- May 11, 2019 12:13:11

A man was killed and four others were injured as a staff minibus of a furniture company plunged into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Aricha highway at Boliarpur in Savar on Saturday morning. The decease...

Woman dies due to ‘wrong treatment’; hospital vandalised

-- May 11, 2019 10:40:42

Relatives of a patient went on a rampage at Adhunik Hospital in Lakshmipur district town on Saturday morning following the death of their family member due to ‘wrong treatment’. Quoting r...

Sirajganj road crashes kill two

-- May 10, 2019 19:09:25

Two men were killed and three injured in separate road accidents in Sirajganj Sadar upazila on Friday morning. The deceased were identified as Shahadat Hossain, 32, the helper of a pickup van, and Ra...

Bogura fish cultivators making windfall profit

Our Correspondent May 09, 2019 21:14:09

BOGURA, May 09: Indigenous fish cultivators in the district are making good profit this season. Officials at the local Fisheries Department said people are showing more interest in fish cultivation f...

Lovers ‘kill’ selves in Thakurgaon

-- May 09, 2019 17:33:48

It's all for love. A young couple of lovers reportedly committed suicide hanging themselves with a single rope at Kasipur village under Ranishankail upazila in Thakurgaon early Thursday as their famil...

Brick kilns’ emissions damage paddy, banana fields

Our Correspondent May 08, 2019 21:15:43

NAOGAON, May 08: Emissions from brick kilns is damaging banana plants and paddy fields on 20 hectares of land under Dhamoirhat upazila in the district. Some local farmers said similar damage to their...

Water spinach cultivation expands across Bogura

Our Correspondent May 08, 2019 21:13:42

BOGURA, May 08: High production of water spinach has brought smile on the faces of grassroots farmers in the district this season. Harun-or-Rashid of Ashunja village under Dupchanchia upazila said pr...

Chandpur road crash leaves two dead

-- May 08, 2019 17:47:41

Two people were killed in a collision between a truck and an auto-rickshaw at Lebutola Balu Mohalin in Chandpur Sadar upazila on Wednesday morning. The deceased were identified as auto-rickshaw drive...

Beekeepers collect over 12 tonnes of honey from 200 litchi orchards

Roving Correspondent May 07, 2019 20:11:47

NATORE, May 07: Beekeepers have collected over 12 tonnes of honey from 200 litchi orchards in the district this season. Sources said commercial honeybee farming is gaining popularity in the area for...

Rangpur arum cultivators optimistic of achieving good production

Our Correspondent May 07, 2019 20:10:26

RANGPUR, May 07: The arum cultivators across the district are optimistic about achieving a good yield of the vegetable during the current season due to a favourable weather condition and timely supply...

Three dead, two missing in Gaibandha boat capsize

-- May 07, 2019 19:50:56

Three people died and two others went missing when a boat capsized in the Brahmaputra River at Gidari in Sadar upazila on Tuesday morning. The deceased were identified as Rokeya Begum, 45, wife of In...

Chemical-free muri production in Manikganj

-- May 07, 2019 18:19:50

Puffed rice (Muri) is one of the most essential and tasty item of ‘Iftar’ during the holy Ramadan everywhere across the country. Though it has demand throughout the year, but during the ho...

Woman ‘kills self’ in Rajshahi

-- May 07, 2019 11:37:03

A woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at Kismat Kukhandi in Poba upazila of Rajshahi in the early hours of Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Ayesha Begum, 35, wife of Samjan....

Jute farming expands across Bogura

Our Correspondent May 07, 2019 00:42:47

BOGURA, May 06: Jute growers in the district are eyeing an abundant yield this season amid the prevailing weather. Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) officials said over 1,200 tonnes of the go...

Twin brothers drown in Dinajpur pond

-- May 06, 2019 18:07:02

Two minor siblings drowned in a pond beside their house at Bhabki village under Birganj upazila in Dinajpur on Monday. The deceased were identified as Hasan and Hussain, two-year-old twin sons of Sid...

Two workers suffer burns at N’ganj steel mill

-- May 05, 2019 14:11:58

Two workers sustained burn injuries while working at a steel mill at Bhulta in Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj on Sunday. The identities of the victims could not be known immediately. Mahmudul Haq, o...