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Mymensingh City Corporation goes to polls Sunday

-- May 04, 2019 18:03:14

The first ever election to Mymensingh City Corporation will be held on Sunday to decide only its councillors as the lone mayoral candidate has already been elected unopposed. The balloting for 33 gen...

Two die in Bagerhat road accident

-- May 03, 2019 10:50:19

Two people were killed and another was injured when a bus collided with a microbus on Khulna-Mawa highway at Nauapara in Fakirhat upazila of Bagerhat district on Friday. The identities of the decease...

One killed in Lakshmipur road accident

-- May 02, 2019 16:53:33

A CNG run auto-rickshaw driver was killed and two others injured when a truck hit a standby CNG auto-rickshaw in North Temuhoni area of Lakshmipur town this morning. The deceased was identified as th...

No truck passage in ferries for 6 days over Eid

-- May 01, 2019 15:11:03

All trucks and covered vans will be restricted from boarding ferries across the country for three days either side of Eid-ul-Fitr, making an exception for essential products.   State Minister o...

Woman ‘commits suicide after poisoning daughters’

-- April 30, 2019 11:25:53

A woman apparently killed herself after allegedly poisoning her two daughters at Shikderpara in Rangunia upazila of Chattogram in the early hours of Tuesday over a family feud. The deceased were iden...

Four doctors suspended for negligence in Narail

-- April 29, 2019 21:43:24

Four doctors of Narail Sadar Hospital have been suspended for negligence in duty and posted as Officers on Special Duty (OSD). The four doctors are junior consultants (cardiology) Md Sawkat Ali and M...

RMG worker ‘kills self’ after being raped in Uber car

-- April 29, 2019 13:58:43

A garment worker has 'committed suicide' after being raped in an Uber car by its driver in Agrabad area under Double Mooring thana in Chattogram city. The 17-year-old girl, who used to live with her...

Maize farming exceeds target in Bogura district

Our Correspondent April 28, 2019 21:12:52

BOGURA, Apr 28: Maize cultivation target has exceeded in the district this season. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), over 500 hectares of land have been come under the produ...

Patkuas with solar panel lids provide irrigation in Naogaon

Our Correspondent April 28, 2019 21:11:21

NAOGAON, Apr 28: Patkua wells with solar panel lids are providing irrigation facilities to the vegetable growers in drought-prone Sapahar upazila hinder the district. Sources said the Barind Multipur...

Rajshahi farmers start bio-method paddy cultivation

-- April 28, 2019 21:06:47

Farmers have started paddy farming through using bio-method in the district creating a high hope of protecting soil health and water from pollution caused by chemical fertilisers and pesticides, repor...

Lightning kills two including child in Habiganj

-- April 28, 2019 18:22:14

A farmer and a child were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike at Nazirpur village in Sadar upazila and Sangor village in Baniachong upazila of Habiganj on Sunday. The deceased were ident...

HSC examinee ‘kills self’ in Chattogram

-- April 28, 2019 11:34:25

A college student apparently killed himself at his aunt's house in Baklia area of Chattogram on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Minhazul Karim, 19, son of Rezaul Karim, a resident of K...

New 250-bed Sunamganj Hospital building yet to be of any use

-- April 27, 2019 21:11:13

Our CorrespondentSYLHET, Apr 27: The new 250-bed Sunamganj District Hospital building is yet to be of any use though the construction work was completed last year.Different organisations and citizen f...

Joypurhat mango farmers eye bumper production

Roving Correspondent April 27, 2019 21:10:47

JOYPURHAT, Apr 27: Gopalbhog mango farmers in the district are eyeing a bumper production amid the prevailing weather.Sub-assistant agriculture officer of DAE Azizur Rahman said the mango variety is p...

Good Boro yield likely in five Rangpur districts

Our Correspondent April 27, 2019 21:10:17

RANGPUR, Apr 27: A good yield of Boro paddy is likely to be achieved across five districts under Rangpur agriculture region during the current season due to congenial weather condition and timely supp...

HSC examinee stabbed dead in Bogura

-- April 27, 2019 19:39:26

A Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) candidate was stabbed to death in Shahjahanpur upazila in Bogura on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Naziur Rahman Nahid, 19, son of Matiur Rahman of Nari...

Huge Yaba tablets found in dead body’s stomach

-- April 27, 2019 16:54:11

Doctors at the forensic department of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) on Saturday found 11 small packets of contraband Yaba pills in the stomach of a man's dead body during postmortem on Sat...

Police recover three bodies in Rajshahi

-- April 27, 2019 15:02:35

Police recovered three bodies from the Rajshahi city and Godagari upazila on Saturday morning. An unidentified woman, aged around 50, was crushed under the wheels of a train in Kadamtola rail crossin...

Lightning kills woman in Thakurgaon

-- April 26, 2019 16:35:43

A woman was killed and another injured by a lightning strike at Beergor village in Haripur upazila of Thakurgaon on Friday morning. The deceased was identified as Nilufar Begum, 25, wife of Murtuza o...

Rajshahi man allegedly kills wife for dowry

-- April 26, 2019 16:29:54

A housewife was tortured to death for dowry allegedly by her husband at Kulibari village in Baghmara upazila of Rajshahi district on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Mukti Khatun, 17, d...

Mother, son die after being electrocuted

-- April 26, 2019 14:26:50

A woman and her son have died from electrocution at their residence in Chuadanga’s Jibannagar Upazila. Two others were injured in the incident. The victims were identified as Ashura Khatun, 60,...

Dead trees in Barind region pose threat to passersby

Our Correspondent April 25, 2019 21:00:14

RAJSHAHI, Apr 25: A large number of dead trees standing beside different roads in the Barind region are posing a threat to passersby. During the current nor'wester season, those roads have become ris...

Students help harvest Boro paddy as labour cost high

Our Correspondent April 25, 2019 20:59:27

SYLHET, Apr 25: A good number of school students in the haor areas of Sunamganj district have started working in paddy fields during the current Boro harvest period. Sources said paddy harvest is bei...

‘Jabbar er Boli Khela’: Shahjalal emerges as new champion

-- April 25, 2019 20:58:26

Shahjalal Boli emerged as the champion of the 110th edition of popular wrestling competition 'Jabbar er Boli Khela' of Chattogram on Thursday. The man from Cumilla defeated defending champion Taraqul...

Snake bean production expands across Joypurhat

Roving Correspondent April 25, 2019 20:58:07

JOYPURHAT, Apr 25: Good production and fair market price of snake bean have brought smile on the faces of hundreds of grassroots farmers in the five upazilas of the district this season. Some cultiva...

 ‘UP chairman’ shoots dead farmer over land dispute

-- April 25, 2019 17:13:17

A farmer was gunned down, allegedly by a union parishad chairman, at Kuttamara of Nalitabari upazila in Sherpur on Thursday over land dispute. The deceased was identified as Idris Ali, 26, son of Faz...

Transport workers suspend strike in Chattogram

-- April 25, 2019 16:29:51

Transport workers have suspended their 24-hour strike on Thursday after the local administration promised a quick apprehension of criminals who beat a bus driver to death in Patiya. Workers took the...

Pointed gourd cultivators in Rangpur make good profit

Our Correspondent April 24, 2019 21:03:32

RANGPUR, Apr 24: The pointed gourd (potol) cultivators across the district are jubilant as they are making a good profit from its sale in markets during this current season. According to sources, h...

Bamboo product makers seek loans on easy terms

Roving Correspondent April 24, 2019 21:02:58

JOYPURHAT, Apr 24: More than 400 people in the district are leading their lives making bamboo products. Craftsman Amulya of Panchbibi upazila said, "It is our ancestral profession. We are trying to...

Woman poisoned to death ‘by husband’ in Keraniganj

-- April 24, 2019 16:54:53

A housewife was poisoned to death allegedly by her husband in Begunbari area of Keranikanj on Wednesday morning. The deceased was identified as Khushi Hosneara, 19, wife of Emon of the area. Quoting...