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BSF picks up BD national along Kurigram border

BSF picks up BD national along Kurigram border

-- 2020-02-20 17:36:16

A Bangladeshi youth was picked up by the members of Indian Border Security Force from Khalishakothal bordering area of Fulbari upazila in Kurigram on Wednesday night. The detainee was identified as N...

Pata Piyaz cultivation being  taken to farmers level

Pata Piyaz cultivation being taken to farmers level

A Correspondent 2020-02-20 01:02:55

FARIDPUR, Feb 19: Pata Piyaz (bunching onion) has been developed successfully in Bangladesh. Researchers say this type of onion is rich in nutritional value.  Faridpur Spice Research sub-stati...

Aloe vera farming becomes popular in Naogaon

Aloe vera farming becomes popular in Naogaon

Our Correspondent 2020-02-20 01:02:11

NAOGAON, Feb 18: Commercial farming of aloe vera is becoming popular in Raninagar upazila of the district due to its growing demand, excellent yield and good market price. Sources said, many people...

Bailey bridge collapse disrupts road link on Dhunat-Sherpur road

Bailey bridge collapse disrupts road link on Dhunat-Sherpur road

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-02-20 01:01:27

BOGURA, Feb 19: Smooth movement of both vehicles as well as pedestrians has been disrupted as a bailey bridge over the Garamara Canal at Mahatpara village on Dhunat-Sherpur road in the district has...

Sweet potato cultivation regaining its glory in Manikganj

Sweet potato cultivation regaining its glory in Manikganj

-- 2020-02-19 18:01:22

The cultivation of sweet potato is regaining its lost glory in Manikganj that was disappeared from in Manikganj. Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) sources said a total of 170 hectares of land...

Mat artisans pass hard days as they can’t compete  with plastic products

Mat artisans pass hard days as they can’t compete with plastic products

A Correspondent 2020-02-18 21:16:26

MYMENSINGH, Feb 18: Mat artisans in the district are passing hard days as they cannot compete with plastic products. The families who depend of mat weaving for earning a day's breads are suffering a...

Missing girl found dead in C'nawabganj

Missing girl found dead in C'nawabganj

-- 2020-02-18 17:18:02

A seven-year-old girl was found dead at a bamboo cluster at Manik Hajirtola village under Sadar upazila in Chapainawabganj on Tuesday, a day after she went missing. It was suspected that the victim,...

Chapainawabganj road crash kills pedestrian

Chapainawabganj road crash kills pedestrian

-- 2020-02-18 13:45:50

A pedestrian was crushed under the wheels of a truck on Kansat-Chowdala road in Kansat Abbas Bazar area in Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Wasim...

Cattle-rearing becomes popular in Faridpur  char areas

Cattle-rearing becomes popular in Faridpur char areas

A Correspondent 2020-02-16 22:48:29

FARIDPUR, Feb 16: Cattle rearing has become the main source of income for thousands of families in the remote char areas in the district. Some locals said most of the people in eight unions of three...

Pailgaon Zaminderbari to be ‘reserved as archaeological site’

Pailgaon Zaminderbari to be ‘reserved as archaeological site’

Our Correspondent 2020-02-16 13:25:43

SYLHET: The Pailgaon Zaminderbari of Jagonnathpur upazila in Sunamganj would be protected as a 'reserved archaeological site'. A team from the Directorate of Archeology led by its Regional Director f...

Illegal brick kilns continue  to thrive in Gazipur

Illegal brick kilns continue to thrive in Gazipur

-- 2020-02-14 01:02:22

GAZIPUR, Feb 13 (UNB): Violating various government rules and regulations, illegal brick kilns continue to sprout in the districts adjacent to the capital casting hazardous impacts on the environment...

25 CU students injured in Hathazari road crash

25 CU students injured in Hathazari road crash

-- 2020-02-13 12:12:35

At least 25 Chittagong University (CU) students were injured after a bus carrying them fell into a roadside ditch at Maniapukur in Hathazari upazila of Chattogram on Thursday morning. The accident to...

Onion farming  up in Rangpur

Onion farming up in Rangpur

Our Correspondent 2020-02-13 00:54:45

RANGPUR, Feb 12: The farming of onion has increased significantly in Rangpur agriculture region during this current season. According to sources unlike many other crops soaring price of onion as well...

Coriander cultivation  raises hope among  Magura growers

Coriander cultivation raises hope among Magura growers

Our Correspondent 2020-02-13 00:53:51

MAGURA, Feb 12: Coriander cultivation is gaining popularity among the cultivators of the district. Sources said, Magura farmers are showing high interest in coriander production for low cost, fair...

Taro growing in dry part of Faridpur’s Mandartala canal

Taro growing in dry part of Faridpur’s Mandartala canal

A CORRESPONDENT 2020-02-11 21:41:45

FARIDPUR, Feb 11: The source of the Mandartala canal originating from the Padma river has dried up for about one kilometre. Then, local farmers have started farming taro in the area. Standing on the...

Violation of building code  rampant in Rajshahi

Violation of building code rampant in Rajshahi

Our Correspondent 2020-02-11 21:40:25

RAJSHAHI, Feb 11: Even after receiving hundreds of complaints every month, Rajshahi Development Authority (RDA) authorities remained unresponsive to take action against the constructions being underta...

College student dies in Jashore road crash

College student dies in Jashore road crash

-- 2020-02-11 14:24:45

A college student was killed when his motorbike hit a stationary truck in Churamonkathi patrol pump area of Sadar upazila of Jashore district on Monday night. The deceased was identified as Jihad Hos...

Fire-fighters recover body of labourer in Sherpur

Fire-fighters recover body of labourer in Sherpur

-- 2020-02-11 14:21:18

Fire service members retrieved the body of a labourer from Doshani River in Jangaldi village in Sadar upazila of Sherpur district on Monday night. The deceased was identified as Sultan Ahmed, 45, son...

Khulna bears the brunt  as import, export hit

Khulna bears the brunt as import, export hit

Our Correspondent 2020-02-11 00:38:59

KHULNA, Feb 10: The outbreak of coronavirus in China has disrupted trade and supply chains, and the traders and markets in Khulna are already feeling the brunt. Traders claim that a sharp decline in...

Suspected robber dies in Cumilla ‘gunfight’

Suspected robber dies in Cumilla ‘gunfight’

-- 2020-02-10 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

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

A Correspondent 2020-02-09 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

Teenager commits suicide in Magura

-- 2020-02-08 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

Cox’s Bazar road crash leaves four dead

-- 2020-02-08 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

Garment worker found dead in Savar

-- 2020-02-08 12:35:57

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

DAE growing BRRI Dhan- 58 in three Gopalganj unions

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-02-07 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

Jashore florists eye Tk 700m business this month

-- 2020-02-07 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

Dhanu river erosion turns 50 families homeless

Our Correspondent 2020-02-06 01:04:16

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

Habiganj boiler blast kills worker

-- 2020-02-05 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

No coronavirus test for Indian truck drivers at Benapole

Our Correspondent 2020-02-05 00:33:00

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

Rajshahi entrepreneurs demand hassle-free banking facilities

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-02-05 00:31:44

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...