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Magura road mishap kills one

-- December 30, 2017 14:33:28

A man was killed and 14 people were injured in a collision between a truck and a human hauler on Magura-Jessore highway in Shimulia area of Sadar upazila of Magura district on Saturday. The deceased...

JnU student dies in Thakurgaon road mishap

-- December 30, 2017 12:15:40

A Jagannath University student was killed and his friend wounded after a sugarcane-laden tractor hit their motorcycle on Thakurgaon-Baliadangi road in Baliadangi upazila on Friday night. The deceased...

Untimely rain damages vegetables in Chandpur

-- December 29, 2017 16:03:10

Untimely rain has damaged mustard crops and vegetables worth about Tk 150 million in fields of eight upazilas in Chandpur. Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) sources said the damage created f...

Police arrest woman with heroin

-- December 29, 2017 13:41:05

Police have arrested a woman along with 500gm heroin in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi district. Police nabbed Momtaz, 36, wife of Alam of Shibsagar village of Godagari municipality, on Friday morning,...

RAAB nab one with arms, drug

-- December 29, 2017 13:17:42

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel in a raid nabbed a man along arms and drugs from Alamkhali village of Sadar upazila of Magura district on Thursday night. The arrestee was identified as Robi...

Rickshaw-puller dies in city road crash

-- December 29, 2017 13:11:32

A rickshaw-puller was killed as a private car hit his three-wheeler in Hazaribagh area of Dhaka city on Friday. The deceased was identified as Abul Kalam, 55, rickshaw puller, reports UNB. Bachchu...

Two workers die in accidents Ctg

-- December 29, 2017 12:37:40

Two construction workers died in separate accidents at their working places in Chittagong city on Thursday. The deceased were identified as Jamsher Ali, 55, son of Mohammad Bachchu of Shantipur villa...

Unfinished work delays shifting of Sylhet central jail to new premises

Our Correspondent December 29, 2017 00:28:38

SYLHET, Dec 28: The much-talked about move to shift the 200-year old Sylhet Central Jail to its new location, suburban Badaghat, area has failed again. Delayed construction of different buildings an...

Natore road crash kills father,daughter

-- December 28, 2017 21:16:05

A man and his daughter died in a road accident on Thursday. The accident took place when a bus rammed their motorcycle at Bypass road in Kandivita area of Natore municipality in the afternoon. The d...

Bumper groundnut production delights Rangpur farmers

-- December 28, 2017 16:15:33

Agriculture experts are expecting bumper production of groundnut as farmers have exceeded the fixed farming target of the cash crop by 36.72 percent during the current Rabi season in Rangpur agricultu...

Regional Ijtema begins in Jessore

Our Correspondent December 28, 2017 14:23:42

A three-day regional Ijtema has begun in Jessore district. Mufti Abdul Bareq, Kakrail Mosque Imam, delivered the opening speech at the congregation, kicked off on Thursday morning. Thousands of Musl...

Locals block Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Narsingdi

-- December 28, 2017 11:53:37

Locals blocked Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Kararchar area of Shibpur upazila of Narsingdi district on Thursday morning following a road crash that killed a woman and her minor son. Hafizur Rahman, office...

N’ganj gunfight leaves ‘robber’ dead

-- December 28, 2017 11:41:42

A suspected robber leader was killed in a reported gunfight with detective branch (DB) of police at Kanchan bridge area in Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj on Thursday. The deceased was identified as S...

Formation of PICs, water recession delay process

Our Correspondent December 28, 2017 00:43:43

SYLHET, Dec 27: The authority concerned could not start the work on the flood control and crop protection schemes in Sunamganj and other districts of Sylhet division due to delay in water recession an...

Rapeseed production on the rise in Magura

Our Correspondent December 28, 2017 00:42:25

MAGURA, Dec 27: High yielding rapeseed, another variety of mustard, farming is gaining popularity among the farmers of the district. Farmers' sources said the short duration crop is generally cultiva...

30 hurt in Manikganj road accident

-- December 27, 2017 18:25:56

At least 30 people were injured in a head-on collision between two buses Dhaka-Aricha Highway in Saturia upazila of Manikganj on Wednesday. Police said the accident took place when two passenger-carr...

Potato growers eye bumper production in Bogra

Our Correspondent December 27, 2017 14:25:22

Thousands of marginal potato growers in Bogra are optimistic of getting a bumper production in the current season. The cultivators are satisfied with the timely supply of necessary agri-inputs, said...

Fire burns 12 shops in Khulna

-- December 27, 2017 11:40:43

At least 12 shops were gutted as a fire broke out at Baniakhali Bazar in Dumuria upazila of Khulna on Tuesday night. Locals said the fire originated from electric short circuit at a shop around 10 pm...

Bogra bus crash claims four lives

-- December 27, 2017 11:35:05

Four people including a woman have been killed and at least 11 others wounded after a Kurigram-bound bus in which they were travelling, crashed into a roadside tree on the Dhaka-Rangpur Highway in Bog...

Bridge remains unrepaired in Jhenidah even 18 months after collapse

Our Correspondent December 27, 2017 00:36:08

JHENIDAH, Dec 26: The repair work of Tikary Bridge on the Narkelbaria-Tikary Road over the Sanchai river is yet to start though 18 months have already passed since it has broken-down. According to...

Police arrest 8 BNP-Jamaat men with cocktails

-- December 26, 2017 18:05:29

Satkhira police arrested 8 members of BNP-Jamaat along with 4 cocktail bombs from a house in Kamal Nagar area in the district on Tuesday. Acting on a tip-off, police arrested the eight in a drive whi...

Farming of Rabi crops on the rise in Sylhet

Our Correspondent December 26, 2017 16:18:15

A large number of growers in the Sylhet division have been showing their interest in farming varieties of winter crops during the current Rabi season. Compared to the previous seasons, farmers are no...

Prospect of broccoli farming bright in Rajshahi

-- December 26, 2017 15:36:03

Farming of broccoli, a non-conventional winter vegetable, has been gaining popularity in Rajshahi district by dint of its lucrative market price and gradually growing demands. Paulina Marmu, a farmer...

Fire engulfs 10 houses in Khulna

-- December 26, 2017 13:59:24

Ten houses were gutted in a fire that broke out at Garuikhali Housing project in Khulna’s Paikgacha upazila on Monday night. The fire originating from a kitchen of a house at 8 pm soon engulfe...

Garage fire kills two in Jessore

-- December 26, 2017 11:35:24

Two people were killed and two others wounded in a fire that broke out at a garage at Kismat Nawapara of Jessore on Monday night. Parimal Chandra Kunda, Assistant Director of Jessore Fire Service an...

BMDA connects water pumps with solar panels for smooth irrigation

Our Correspondent December 26, 2017 00:31:47

RAJSHAHI, Dec 25:  The Barind Multipurpose Development Authority (BMDA) has started connecting the water pumps with solar panels to ensure a smooth supply of water for farmers without any worry...

Landless peasants expect bumper output of groundnut in Bogra

Our Correspondent December 26, 2017 00:30:59

BOGRA, Dec 25:  Hundred of landless peasants of the district are expecting a bumper production of groundnut this season. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) office sourc...

Bridge turns into death trap

Our Correspondent, Bogra December 25, 2017 19:05:29

A steel-made bridge over a swamp, locally known as beel, in Kadma area of Bogra’s Adamdighi upazila has posed a death trap to thousands of people, but authorities are blind to repairing it. Th...

Flood-hit farmers get Tk 153m cash incentive

Our correspondent December 25, 2017 16:40:38

Flood-hit poor and marginal farmers have got a cash incentive of more than Tk 153 million under an agricultural rehabilitation programme in four districts of Sylhet division. A total of 17,848 farmer...

Sylhet farmers busy preparing Boro seedbeds for bumper production

Our Correspondent December 25, 2017 01:15:48

SYLHET, Dec 24: Farmers in different areas of Sylhet division are busy with preparing Boro seedbeds with an expectation to get a bumper production of the crop this season, officials and farmers info...