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Gopalganj bus strike enters 2nd day

Gopalganj bus strike enters 2nd day

-- 2018-04-10 11:32:45

The indefinite strike enforced by bus owners and workers of Gopalganj district entered second day on Tuesday causing immense sufferings to people. The indefinite strike was enforced on Monday morning...

Rangpur sajina growers eye more profit this season

Rangpur sajina growers eye more profit this season

Our Correspondent 2018-04-09 21:00:40

RANGPUR, Apr 09: The sajina (drumstick) growers of the district are in joyous mood as they have been witnessing a congenial weather condition this year which made them hopeful about attaining an excel...

Root rot, fungal diseases hamper betel leaf farming

Root rot, fungal diseases hamper betel leaf farming

Our Correspondent 2018-04-09 20:59:55

MAGURA, Apr 09: A good number of betel leaf growers of the district are in difficult situation due to root rot and fungal diseases of the plants. The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), Magura...

AL factional clash leaves UP member dead

AL factional clash leaves UP member dead

-- 2018-04-09 14:35:32

A factional clash of Awami League at Atalia village in Terokhada upazila in Khulna has left a union parishad member dead and four people, including two women, injured on Monday morning. The deceased...

Rajshahi mango production  likely to increase this season

Rajshahi mango production likely to increase this season

Our Correspondent 2018-04-08 22:04:35

RAJSHAHI, Apr 08: The production of mango in Rajshahi district is likely to increase during the current year. Sources said the number of mango trees has been increased this year, the climatic conditi...

Gas pipeline blast burns three in Savar

Gas pipeline blast burns three in Savar

-- 2018-04-08 13:24:34

Three members of a family have received burn injuries after a gas line leakage led to a blast in Bhadail area of Ashulia in Savar on early Sunday. The injured were identified as Alamgir, 40, his wife...

Bus overturns in Gopalganj killing two

Bus overturns in Gopalganj killing two

-- 2018-04-08 13:23:39

Two passengers were killed and 25 others injured as a bus overturned on Dhaka-Khulna highway at Gopnathpur under Gopalganj sadar upazila on Sunday morning. The deceased have been identified as retire...

BGB recovers Indian arms at Benapole

BGB recovers Indian arms at Benapole

-- 2018-04-08 12:35:56

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) recovered an Indian air gun and two bullets from Boro Achra border area under Benapole thana of the district on Saturday night. Tipped off, a team of ICP BGB...

A success story of a black cumin cultivator

A success story of a black cumin cultivator

-- 2018-04-07 21:11:14

Our CorrespondentRAJSHAHI, Apr 07: Black cumin (Nigella Sativa) - a versatile spice bearing characteristics of curing various diseases for more than 2,000 years, is being successfully cultivated by a...

Three die in Khulna bus accident

Three die in Khulna bus accident

-- 2018-04-07 16:50:59

A bus accident has killed two men and a child and injured eight others in Khulna’s Dumuria upazila. The accident took place at Majher Beri area during afternoon on Saturday, said Habil Hossain,...

Wheat harvesting sets off in Panchagarh

Wheat harvesting sets off in Panchagarh

-- 2018-04-07 12:28:08

Farmers in the district have started harvesting wheat amid an expectation of achieving a bumper production of the crop in the current season. Sources with the Department of Agriculture Extension (DA...

Two die in lightning in Faridpur

Two die in lightning in Faridpur

-- 2018-04-06 21:01:27

Two people were killed in separate incidents of lightning strike in Faridpur on Friday. The deceased were identified as Hiro Bepari, 40, son of Rintu Bepari of Munshidangi and Bashar Molla, 35, son o...

Fakhrul meets Khaleda in jail

Fakhrul meets Khaleda in jail

FE Online Desk 2018-04-06 19:04:33

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir met his party's imprisoned chairperson Khaleda Zia at old central jail at Nazimuddin Road in Dhaka on Friday. "Although Khaleda's health condition is...

Fire burns 14 furniture shops in Khulna

Fire burns 14 furniture shops in Khulna

-- 2018-04-06 17:46:09

At least 14 shops were gutted in a fire that broke out at a furniture market in West Rupsha area of Khulna on Friday. Locals said the fire ensued in a shop around 5am and soon spread to adjoining one...

Missing schoolboy found dead in Lakshmipur

Missing schoolboy found dead in Lakshmipur

-- 2018-04-06 16:32:59

A missing schoolboy was found dead at a cropland at Charfalkan in Kamalnagar upazila of Lakshmipur  on Thursday. The deceased, Sharif Hossain, went missing on Saturday. He was a student of a lo...

Rain with thundershowers likely

Rain with thundershowers likely

-- 2018-04-06 15:18:38

Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places over Rajshahi and Khulna divisions, at a few places over Rangpur, Dhaka and Barisal and at one or two plac...

Barind farmers happy over high chickpea yield

Barind farmers happy over high chickpea yield

-- 2018-04-06 11:32:47

Farmers are happy with the satisfactory yield of newly harvested chickpea in the region, including its vast Barind tract, in the current season. Abdus Samad, a farmer of Laxmipur village under Godaga...

Maize farming expanding in Rajshahi due to high demand

Maize farming expanding in Rajshahi due to high demand

Our Correspondent 2018-04-05 20:35:20

RAJSHAHI, Apr 05: The cultivation of maize in increasing in Rajshahi district as it is more profitable than cultivation of other crops. According to the farmers and agriculturists in Rajshahi, the ma...

School teacher dies in Jessore road mishap

School teacher dies in Jessore road mishap

-- 2018-04-05 12:43:05

A school teacher was killed as a motorbike hit him while crossing the road at Rajganj Bazar in Manirampur upazila on Wednesday night. The deceased Saju Khan, 40 was a teacher of Gupikantapur High Sch...

Farmers see bumper chilli production in Jamalpur

Farmers see bumper chilli production in Jamalpur

-- 2018-04-05 12:32:21

Farmers in this district have achieved a bumper production of Balizuri green chilli, a local variety, in the current season. Sources with the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) said a favoura...

Schoolgirl found hanging in Netrokona

Schoolgirl found hanging in Netrokona

-- 2018-04-05 12:01:02

A schoolgirl, who went missing since Tuesday, was found hanging from a tree at Satpai in the municipality area on Wednesday morning. Being informed by locals, police recovered the body of Mursalina D...

Onion harvest starts in Gopalganj, Manikganj

Onion harvest starts in Gopalganj, Manikganj

Our Correspondent 2018-04-04 21:09:03

GOPALGANJ, Apr 04: Onion farmers of Muksudpur upazila of the district are passing busy time as they have started harvesting the produce recently. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension...

Good wheat output delights Rangpur growers

Good wheat output delights Rangpur growers

Our Correspondent 2018-04-04 21:07:48

RANGPUR, Apr 04: A good yield of wheat has made the growers of Rangpur division delighted during the current season. Farmers and DAE officials have attributed the achievement to congenial weather con...

Mother, son murder: Police arrest prime accused

Mother, son murder: Police arrest prime accused

-- 2018-04-04 18:41:41

Law enforcers have arrested the prime accused on Tuesday night in a case over the killing of a woman and her son in Sylhet on Sunday noon. The arrestee was identified as Nazmul Hasan, 40, son of late...

Fire burns three cotton warehouses in Gazipur

Fire burns three cotton warehouses in Gazipur

-- 2018-04-04 16:01:47

Three warehouses were gutted in a fire which broke out at a cotton mill in Tongi of Gazipur city early Wednesday. Atiqur Rahman, senior station officer of Tongi Fire Service station, said the fire br...

BGB seizes 27 gold bars in Satkhira

BGB seizes 27 gold bars in Satkhira

-- 2018-04-04 15:46:06

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) during a drive seized 27 gold bars from Taluigaccha border area in Satkhira Sadar upazila on Wednesday noon. After being tipped off that a consignment of smug...

Husband, wife die in Mymensingh  road crash

Husband, wife die in Mymensingh road crash

-- 2018-04-04 12:48:02

A head-on collision between a car and a lorry on a bypass intersection in Mymensingh has left a married couple dead and two others injured. The accident took place around 2am on Wednesday, said Inspe...

Mother, daughter die in Khulna road crash

Mother, daughter die in Khulna road crash

-- 2018-04-04 12:16:09

A woman and her minor daughter were killed when a bus hit a rickshaw at Khalishpur in Khulna city on Wednesday morning. The deceased were identified as Shimul Akhter, 35, wife of Babul Hossain of Ala...

Two school girls drown in Buriganga

Two school girls drown in Buriganga

-- 2018-04-03 16:30:28

Two school students drowned in the Buriganga river as a boat capsized while crossing the river at Sadarghat in the city on Monday. The deceased were identified as Sanjida Aktar, 14, daughter of Shahi...

Two die after bikes collide head-on

Two die after bikes collide head-on

-- 2018-04-03 13:41:18

Two motorcycle riders were killed and two others injured following a head-on collision between two motorbikes on Kaliganj-Shymganj road in Pirojpur Katakhali area of Kaliganj upazila on Tuesday mornin...