Loading...

Search results for: country

Gopalganj farmers take interest to grow mung bean

Our Correspondent December 11, 2017 01:36:25

GOPALGANJ, Dec 10: Cultivation of mung bean, locally known as 'Sona Mung' is gaining popularity among the farmers of Jalalabad union under Sadar upazila in the district. A good number of farmers hav...

Rajshahi police seize 176 sacks of OMS rice

-- December 10, 2017 16:51:06

Police seized 176 sacks of rice meant for open market sale (OMS) programme from a truck in Rajshahi city on Sunday. The law enforcers also arrested driver of the truck. Officer-in-charge of Boalia P...

ACC arrests 3 CDA engineers

-- December 10, 2017 16:24:28

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrested three engineers of the Chittagong Development Authority (CDA) over graft charges. ACC arrested them while conducting a special drive on Sunday The arres...

Bumper production delights Magura brinjal farmers

Our Correspondent December 10, 2017 14:30:25

Magura farmers are overjoyed as they have got a bumper production of brinjal. They are also happy over the present market price of the vegetable. Market sources said brinjal is being sold at Tk 50 pe...

ACC team to visit Sunamganj to see WDB's embankment repair work

Iqbal Siddiquee December 10, 2017 12:26:54

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) would visit different haor areas in Sunamganj soon to see the incomplete work of the Water Development Board (WDB) on the crop protection embankments. A team of the...

Fire guts UCB branch in N’ganj

Agencies December 10, 2017 11:33:45

A security guard was burnt to death in a fire that broke out at a branch of United Commercial Bank (UCB) at a city corporation market in Taanbazar area of Narayanganj city early Sunday. The fire orig...

Truck, microbus collide head-on, killing three

-- December 10, 2017 09:56:30

Three people were killed and another was injured in a head-on collision between a truck and a microbus on Dhaka-Rajshahi highway in Puthia upazila on Saturday. The deceased were identified as Mira Be...

Female artisans busy making Kumro Bori in Natore

Roving Correspondent December 09, 2017 21:04:25

A good number of people are earning good profit by making popular lentil dumpling (Kumro Bori) this winter. Female members of a good number of families are generally engaged in making the item and ea...

Over 500 trout fish cultivators become jobless at Adamdighi

Our Correspondent December 09, 2017 21:03:42

Due to acute adverse weather condition, more than 500 trout fish workers under Adamdighi upazila of Bogra district have become jobless in this peak season. According to Miniature Fisheries Organisati...

BGB detains 10 Bangladeshis along Benapole border

-- December 09, 2017 15:04:06

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained 10 Bangladeshi from Daulatpur border in Benapole on Saturday. They were detained while entering into the country illegally. The detainees include fo...

Bailey bridge collapses in Thakurgaon

-- December 09, 2017 11:00:32

Road communications of Thakurgaon district town with 10 Union Parishads remained snapped as a bailey bridge at Barunagaon in Sadar upazila collapsed on Friday evening. Mafidar Islam, station officer...

Twin brothers die in Lakshmipur road crash

-- December 08, 2017 19:57:57

Twin brothers have died in a road accident in Lakshmipur on Friday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Hasan and Hossain, 14, sons of Khurshed Alam of Shafipur village in Lakshmipur Sadar upaz...

BGB detains two with gold bars worth Tk 17m

-- December 08, 2017 15:15:13

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested two suspected smugglers along with 26 gold bars worth Tk 16.7 million from Benapole check-post area on Friday. The arrestees are Imran Hossian, 22, s...

Two women die in Barisal road crash

-- December 08, 2017 13:19:47

Two women were killed and three others injured in a road crash at Naruttampur area in Banaripara upazila of Barisal district on Friday. One of the deceased was identified as Fatema, reports UNB. Md...

Design complexity stalls modernisation of Khulna Railway Station

Our correspondent December 08, 2017 11:50:25

Design complexities are delaying the modernisation of a railway station in Khulna district, begun in April 2015. Now it is 44 months on since the Cabinet Committee of Public Procurement approved the...

Bogra brinjal farmers getting fair price this season

Our correspondent December 08, 2017 11:15:28

Farmers of Bogra district are happy as they are getting fair price of brinjal this year. The tasty vegetable was grown massively across the area including its vast char land amid favourable weather c...

Police arrest two with arms at Benapole

-- December 08, 2017 11:07:56

Police arrested Two people along with firearms from Navaron Burujbagan area on Beanpole-Jessore Highway under Sharsha upazila of Jessore early Friday. Acting on a tip-off, police raided the area and...

Training programme on tailoring makes a school dropout self-reliant

Our Correspondent December 08, 2017 00:22:14

MAGURA, Dec 05: School dropout Shikha is now enjoying a new life. Shikha is the daughter of Hanif Sheikh of village Barunatal under Magura sadar upazila. Hanif Sheikh is the owner of a petty tea st...

Textile mill resumes operation after 22 years

Our Correspondent December 07, 2017 16:21:32

Darwani Textile Mill has resumed operations 22 years after it was closed in the face of huge losses in Nilphamari district. Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor inaugurated the operation at a f...

Daylong hartal underway in Rangamati

-- December 07, 2017 11:31:47

                                 &n...

Sweet smell of Aman pervades air as harvest begins

Our Correspondent December 07, 2017 01:17:17

RANGPUR, Dec 6: Sweet fragrance of Aman paddy pervades the air as harvest of the crop is going on in full swing across Rangpur division. The cultivators of the region are delighted due to satisfact...

Fair price delights Sirajganj catkin growers

Roving Correspondent December 07, 2017 01:16:19

SIRAJGANJ, Dec 06:  Catkin (Kashful) growers of the vast char area of the mighty Jamuna river under the district are delighted over the fair price this current season. Everyday, a good number...

Patients suffer as Derai UZ health complex in poor state

Our Correspondent December 07, 2017 01:15:30

SYLHET, Dec 06: The Derai Upazila Health Complex in Sunamganj couldn't yet start functioning as 50-bed one even a year after it was upgraded by the health minister. Over 250,000 people of the remot...

Assailants slaughter housewife in Naogaon

-- December 06, 2017 16:08:11

Some assailants slaughtered a housewife at her house in Post Office Para of the district town on Wednesday noon. The deceased was Jibonnesa Mini Chawdhury, 55, wife of former chairman of Raninagar up...

Detectives nab two over Habiganj female MP assault

-- December 06, 2017 14:57:42

Detectives detained two people, including Bahubal upazila vice chairman Tara Miah and also the prime accused in the case for assaulting female MP Amatul Kibria Keya, from the capital on Tuesday night...

Daylong hartal underway in Jurachhari upazila

-- December 06, 2017 13:27:18

A dawn-to-dusk hartal called by Jurachhari upazila unit of Chhatra League protesting the killing of a Jubo League leader is underway in the upazila on Wednesday. All business establishments remained...

Farming of spicy crops on the rise in Rangpur

Our Correspondent December 06, 2017 11:46:09

The cultivators of the district are passing busy time in farming varieties of spicy crops this current season as a congenial weather condition has been prevailing in the region. Sources said due to h...

Jogonnathpur Boro growers face shortage of water

Our Correspondent December 06, 2017 11:38:02

Over 1500 farmers are in much trouble in cultivating Boro paddy this season due to water crisis. Many of them from the five villages of unions under Jogonnathpur upazila in Sunamganj district were now...

Commuters suffer for bad shape of Sirajganj-Enayetpur link road

Roving Correspondent December 06, 2017 00:55:40

SIRAJGANJ, Nov 05: Thousands of commuters have been suffering due to the bad shape of the Sirajganj-Enayetpur link road in the district. According to the official sources at the Roads and Highways...

Radish price drops across Bogra

Our Correspondent December 06, 2017 00:54:11

Radish price has fallen sharply across the district. Sources said rate of the winter delicacy has dropped due to massive supply. Market sources said radish is being sold at Tk 10 to Tk 12 per kg in t...