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Three of a family killed in Kurigram road crash

-- July 26, 2019 20:04:37

Three members of a family were killed after a minibus rammed into an auto-rickshaw in the sadar upazila on Friday. The deceased were identified as Mostafa, 35, his wife Josna, 28, and their grandmoth...

Marriage takes place in Feni police station

-- July 26, 2019 19:00:03

The Sonagazi Police Station In Feni on Thursday evening witnessed a surprising marriage when a girl was married off to a youth who attempted to kidnap her on the previous day, reports UNB. Officer-i...

Kurigram road crash kills three

-- July 26, 2019 17:28:07

Three members of a family were killed after a minibus rammed into an auto-rickshaw in Kurigram sadar upazila on Friday. The deceased were identified as Mostafa, 35, his wife Josna, 28, and their gran...

Farmers busy harvesting jute to get ready for T-Aman farming

Our Correspondent July 25, 2019 21:47:24

BOGURA, July 25: Farmers in the district are passing busy time harvesting jute to get ready to cultivate T-Aman on the same land. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) sources, a...

Gopalganj betel leaf farmers need govt patronage

Our Correspondent July 24, 2019 21:37:11

GOPALGANJ, July 24: Betel leaf cultivation in the district has been facing a setback due to lack of proper guidance from the department concerned. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension...

Road crash leaves two dead in Gazipur

-- July 24, 2019 10:50:36

Two people were killed and five others injured in a road crash at Bhuterbazar in Kapasia upazila on Tuesday. The deceased were identified as Manik Mia, 30, son of Shahjahan, of Kapasia and Saifuzzama...

Many Tangail farmers become solvent thru commercial banana cultivation

Our Correspondent July 23, 2019 20:58:41

TANGAIL, July 23: Commercial banana cultivation has made thousands of growers self-reliant across the district. The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), Tangail, sources said some 6,353 hectare...

Suraiya, who received bullet wounds in mother’s womb needs better treatment

Our Correspondent July 23, 2019 20:57:20

MAGURA, July 23: Suraiya, now a four-year- old girl, who had received bullet injury in her mother's womb, is growing up with physical disability and leading a miserable life. During a visit to Suraiy...

Erosion by Teesta takes serious turn with recession of flood water in Rangpur district

Our Correspondent July 22, 2019 21:08:47

RANGPUR, July 22: With the recession of flood water, erosion by the Teesta river has taken a devastating turn, devouring a large portion of the  flood control dyke at Char Binbina village at Kolk...

Flood-hit Bogura farmers selling cattle head at throw away prices

Our Correspondent July 22, 2019 21:07:54

BOGURA, July 22: Cattle rearers of Sonatola, Sariakandi and Dhunot upazilas of the district are facing acute fodder crisis as a vast area of pasture land has been submerged by flooding of the mighty J...

Mobarak can consume one kg green chilli a day

Our Correspondent July 22, 2019 21:06:50

RAJSHAHI, July 22: He is popularly known in the locality as 'Pepper Eater Mobarak' from his boyhood. He eats green, red chilli or pepper like that of chocolates. He can chew and consume at least one...

Fodder crisis, high prices of other feeds frustrate cattle rearers in flood-hit areas

Our Correspondent July 21, 2019 21:34:31

RANGPUR, July 21: The cattle rearers in different areas under Rangpur division are apprehensive about making expected profit this year from the sale of sacrificial animals due to the ongoing flood sit...

Ishwardi-16 sugarcane farming gains popularity among growers

Our Correspondent July 21, 2019 21:33:28

GOPALGANJ, July 21: Sugarcane cultivation is gaining popularity among the farmers of Kasiani upazila in the district. According to the Kasiani upazila agriculture office sources, about 200 hectares o...

People of three Bogura upazilas worried over possible collapse of flood control dam

Our Correspondent July 20, 2019 21:17:58

BOGURA, July 20: More than 50,000 people in Dhunot, Sariakandi and Sonatola upazilas in the district are worried over the possible collapse of village protection embankment due to onrush of water of t...

Black Queen watermelon cultivation lucrative

Roving Correspondent July 17, 2019 22:44:12

NAOGAON, July 17: Farmers in the district have achieved a good yield of Black Queen watermelon from an experimental cultivation. Moreover, the fruit cultivation has brought smile on the faces of the...

Jute farming marks a rise in Rajshahi

Our Correspondent July 17, 2019 22:42:55

RAJSHAHI, July 17: Jute cultivation has marked a rise in the district in recent years. In 2019, jute cultivation surpassed to 271 hectares of land than the target fixed by the Department of Agricultu...

Pleasure trips by boats in Padma becomes risky

Our Correspondent July 16, 2019 21:17:38

RAJSHAHI, July 16: Pleasure trips by boats in the Padma river surrounding the city protection embankment is turning risky and dangerous as neither the boatmen nor the riders are conscious about the ri...

Rajshahi nursery owners busy preparing seedbeds for winter vegetables

Our Correspondent July 15, 2019 20:42:13

RAJSHAHI, July 15: Owners of vegetables nurseries in the district are passing busy time preparing seedbeds of various winter vegetables. Sources said aiming cultivation of advanced winter vegetables,...

Fish farming expanding in Cumilla, many youths become self-reliant

Our Correspondent July 15, 2019 20:41:03

CUMILLA, July 15: Fish cultivation is gaining ground in the district. Sources said around 0.21 million tonnes of fish are produced in the district annually. A good number of people have attained fina...

Bogura farmers reaping benefits of green chilli cultivation

Our Correspondent July 15, 2019 00:10:43

BOGURA, July 14: High-yielding chilli cultivators in the district are delighted over the bumper production and high market price. A good number of growers said they are making a handsome profit from...

Worker dies in Chattogram hotel fire

-- July 13, 2019 15:00:22

A worker died after a fire broke out at Four Season Sonali hotel in Foy's Lake area at Khulshi in Chattogram on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Khokon Dutta, 53, of Anwara Upazila....

Heavy rain cripples life in Khulna

-- July 12, 2019 20:09:11

Incessant torrential rains began this afternoon took nearly two-third of Khulna city with severe water logging and paralyzing city life causing immense suffering to the citizens. Met office source sa...

Two killed in Gopalganj road crash

-- July 12, 2019 17:51:52

Two motorcyclists were killed in a road accident on the Dhaka-Khulna Highway at Chaptai of Kashiani upazila in Gopalganj on Friday. The deceased were identified as Saddam, 30, son of Tara Ali of Loha...

Police find body from rail track in Pabna

-- July 12, 2019 14:29:48

Police recovered the body of a man from a rail track at Pakshi in Ishwardi upazila of Pabna district on Friday. The deceased was identified as Sirajul Islam Babu, 42, headmaster of Baghoil Child Care...

Padma in spate near Rajshahi making char people worried

Our Correspondent July 11, 2019 21:20:34

RAJSHAHI, July 11: Due to incessant rainfall at the upper riparian region and onrush of water from across the border, the water level of the Padma river near the district is rising alarmingly over the...

Gopalganj, Bogura arum farmers happy over healthy production, fair price

Our Correspondent July 11, 2019 21:18:55

GOPALGANJ, July 11: Farmers of Jalalabad union under Gopalganj Sadar are becoming financially solvent by growing arum. A good number of farmers said arum farming is profitable than other vegetables....

Heavy rains hit Bandarban, low-lying areas go under water

-- July 11, 2019 20:21:46

The low-lying areas of Bandarban have gone under water as rivers continue to swell following torrential rains over the past five days, trapping thousands of people. About 8,000 houses and shops in th...

Rampant brood fish netting on in Ichhamoti river

Our Correspondent July 10, 2019 21:01:02

BOGURA, July 10: Illegal catching of brood fish is going on unhindered in the Ichhamoti river in the municipality area under Dhunot upazila of the district. Sources said some dishonest fishermen use...

Plummeting chilli price frustrates Paba farmers

Our Correspondent July 10, 2019 20:59:44

RAJSHAHI, July 10: Vegetable farmers in Paba upazila have got frustrated over the unusual fall in the price of green chilli in the local markets of the district, even during the current rainy season....

Jute harvest begins in Panchagarh

-- July 10, 2019 20:14:32

Farmers in Panchagarh are passing busy time with harvesting jute as well as its rotting processing. According to Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE), farmers of the district have achieved bump...