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Pulse cultivation on rise in Panchagarh

-- January 06, 2018 14:25:22

Hundreds of farmers in Panchagarh are showing interest in cultivating different varieties of pluses due to their lucrative market price. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) off...

Mustard cultivation gains popularity in Magura

Our Correspondent January 06, 2018 13:39:43

Farmers are showing more interest in cultivating high yielding mustard in the district as it fetches them good profits. Less production cost is encouraging the farmers in cultivating mustard cultivat...

One dies in Gazipur construction site collapse

-- January 05, 2018 17:05:18

A worker was killed as the roof collapsed at a construction site in Gazipur. The incident was reported on Friday from the district’s Sreepur Upazila. The fire service said at least seven other...

Cop goes missing in Munshiganj

-- January 05, 2018 11:16:25

A police constable went missing as a trawler of River Police capsized in the Meghna River after being hit by a sand-laden bulkhead near Char Abdullah in sadar upazila. Constable Ibrahim, hailing from...

Rangpur zoo losing charm due to lack of adequate animals

Our Correspondent January 04, 2018 22:30:18

RANGPUR, Jan 4: Rangpur zoo is gradually losing its charm and has become a boring place for the visitors, owing to lack of adequate animals. A number of cages of animals in the zoo have been lying em...

Road in bad shape hits Bogra BSCIC work

Our Correspondent January 04, 2018 22:29:17

BOGRA, Jan 4: Rapid progress of Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) suffers a setback due to bad shape of connector road and adequate drainage facilities for a long time due to...

Farmers lose interest in cultivation of potato for low market price in Rajshahi

Our Correspondent January 04, 2018 22:27:20

RAJSHAHI, Jan  4: Due to a huge loss in potato for a very low price and the cold storages of the district still filled with hundreds of bags of potato of last season, many farmers of the district...

High-yielding BINA Mustard-10 gains popularity in Gopalganj

Our Correspondent January 04, 2018 15:54:56

A large number of farmers in Gopalganj have been cultivating Bangladesh Institute of nuclear Agriculture (BINA) Mustard-10 for a few years as it fetches them good profits. Some of them have taken up...

Lentil farming goes big in Rajshahi region

-- January 04, 2018 12:43:36

Lentil farming is increasing gradually in the region including its vast Barind tract as it requires less cost for cultivation and irrigation. The farmers are much interested in lentil cultivation sin...

Working class of people in Rajshahi feel bite of chilly winter wind

Our Correspondent January 04, 2018 00:53:27

 The condition of poor and working class people became more vulnerable as the chilly winter clamped in the city from the advent of January.  Due to mild wind throughout the day and night, th...

Around 1500 become self-reliant making paper packets in Bogra

Our Correspondent January 04, 2018 00:52:33

BOGRA, Jan 3: Around 1500 female workers from poor and marginal families of different remote villages of Bogra district became self-reliant making paper packets (locally known as thonga) from last f...

Potato growers take a hit from late blight disease in Rangpur

Our Correspondent January 04, 2018 00:51:10

The potato growers of Rangpur district are worried as the farming of the popular vegetable is facing serious setback across the district this season due to severe attack of late blight disease. Expre...

Home-based turkey farm owners improve lot in Joypurhat

Roving Correspondent January 04, 2018 00:49:45

JOYPURHAT, Jan 3:  A good number home based farm owners are becoming self-reliant rearing turkey bird in Joypurhat district from last few years. According to District Livestock Office (DLO) so...

Fire guts 25 houses in Gazipur

-- January 03, 2018 16:31:05

At least 25 houses were gutted in a fire at a workers' colony in the city's Bhogra area on Wednesday morning. Jakir Hossain, senior station officer of Gazipur Fire Service and Civil Defense Station,...

50 SSC examinees fall sick after having tehari

-- January 03, 2018 16:18:33

At least 50 Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinees fell sick after taking 'tehari' from a hotel in Cox's Bazar on Tuesday. Cox's Bazar Sadar Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Md Noman Hossain said...

Govt starts Aman procurement in Magura

Our Correspondent January 03, 2018 16:03:04

The government has started the procurement of Aman rice across the Magura district.  Sources from the office of the district controller of food (DC) said a total of 210 metric tonnes of rice wou...

Sylhet mudslide death toll rises to five

FE Online Desk January 03, 2018 14:10:01

Another worker has died from critical injuries sustained on Tuesday in a mudslide while extracting stones from a quarry in Sylhet, taking the death toll to five. Sadek Miah, 40, son of Taj Ullah, a r...

Rajshahi farmers busy harvesting tomato in three upazilas

Our Correspondent January 03, 2018 00:35:04

RAJSHAHI, Jan 2: Hundreds of farmers of Godagari, Tanore and Paba upazilas are spending a busy time in harvesting of tomato from their fields. The advanced variety is tomato is fetching a good market...

Cultivators eye good wheat yield in Joypurhat

Roving Correspondent January 03, 2018 00:34:20

JOYPURHAT, Jan 2: Farmers of Joypurhat district desire an eye catching wheat production in his season due to favourable weather condition and timely supply of necessary-agri-inpute. According to Depa...

Construction of Trauma Centre progressing fast in Gopalganj

Our Correspondent January 03, 2018 00:33:27

GOPALGANJ, Jan 2: Construction work of Trauma Centre, Golpalganj at a cost of Tk 11,71,53,000 has been progressing fast. At least 91 per cent of work has been completed. According to public works Dep...

Mudslide crushes four stone quarry workers

-- January 02, 2018 22:15:40

Four workers were killed and several others injured in a mudslide in Jaflong area of Goainghat upazila on Tuesday afternoon. The incident occurred when the workers were extracting stones from a quarr...

Hunters busy collecting honey in Manikganj

-- January 02, 2018 14:01:24

Around one hundred honey hunters in Manikganj are passing a very busy time in collecting honey from the blooming flowers of mustard. Commercial honey collectors from all seven upazilas of the distric...

Adamdighi main post office turns into death trap

Our Correspondent January 02, 2018 00:43:00

BOGRA, Jan 1: Main post office of Adamdighi upazila sadar is turning as death trap due to negligence of authority concern from last decade in Bogra district. The officials of the post office are se...

Five die in Bogra bus-covered van collision

-- January 01, 2018 19:44:30

Five people died in a road accident at Noy Mile on Bogra-Dhaka highway in Shahjahanpur of the district on Monday afternoon. The identities of the deceased are yet to be known. 20 others were injured...

Natore sweet potato growers expect bumper yield

Roving Correspondent January 01, 2018 14:23:10

Hundreds of sweet potato growers in Natore are optimistic of getting a bumper yield this season. They had a good output of the vegetable last year too, which spurred them into farming it on a larger...

Farming of winter vegetables on the rise in Panchagarh

-- January 01, 2018 12:22:25

The poor and marginal farmers in Panchagarh are passing a busy time in farming various kinds of winter vegetables during the current Rabi season. District Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) of...

Ex-Habiganj councillor dies in police gunfire

-- January 01, 2018 11:50:16

Yunus Miah, a former municipal councillor, has been killed in police gunfire in Habiganj’s Chunarughat. The incident occurred at Magurunda village in Paikpara Union around midnight on Sunday, s...

Schoolboy dies in Barisal road crash

-- January 01, 2018 11:21:04

A class-three student was killed as a motorcycle hit him on Janukisingh road in Kaunia area of Barisal district on Sunday evening. The deceased was identified as Tanvir, son of Delwar Hossain and cla...

High market price delights Bogra fish farmers

Our Correspondent January 01, 2018 01:15:38

Due to lucrative market price, hundreds of fish cultivators of the district have attained financial solvency in recent time. The fish farmers are making handsome money this season for a good producti...

Forest department files case over Ctg landslide

-- December 31, 2017 16:39:53

Forest department official has filed a case in connection with the death of two day labourers and a minor boy in a landslide at Rangunia upazila of Chittagong. Golam Mostafa, beat officer of Departme...