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Mob beats ‘robber’ to death in Narshingdi

Mob beats ‘robber’ to death in Narshingdi

-- 2018-03-02 20:19:30

A suspected robber was beaten to death by a mob at Aganagar village in Raipura upazila of Narsingdi on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Kamal Mia alias Pichhi Kamal, son of Jamal Hossai...

BGB members detain one with 10 gold bars

BGB members detain one with 10 gold bars

-- 2018-03-02 20:10:43

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested a man and recovered 10 gold bars worth Taka 5 million from his possession in Benapole border area of Jessore on Friday. The arrested was identified a...

Fire at three salt factories in Chittagong

Fire at three salt factories in Chittagong

-- 2018-03-02 17:21:05

At least three salt factories were gutted in a fire that broke out at Sadarghat area in Chittagong on Friday morning. The fire originated at a salt factory caused by power disruption around 10:00am a...

Two die in Sirajganj road crash

Two die in Sirajganj road crash

-- 2018-03-02 12:02:13

Two people were killed and another was injured as a truck hit a second stationary truck on Banghabandhu Bridge West road in Konabari area of Kamarkhanda upazila early Friday. The deceased were identi...

Litchi, mango trees blossom abundantly in Rangpur div

Litchi, mango trees blossom abundantly in Rangpur div

Our Correspondent 2018-03-02 00:00:00

RANGPUR, Mar 01: Litchi growers of Rangpur division are in joyous mood as the blooming litchi trees across the region have assumed a captivating eye-catching look with huge flowers predicting a good...

Three more die in Sylhet stone quarry landslide

Three more die in Sylhet stone quarry landslide

-- 2018-03-01 14:13:26

Three workers have died in a landslide when they were illegally extracting stones from a quarry in Sylhet on Wednesday, police have said. Death toll reached eight in a week from landslides in stone q...

Bank official among two held for bribery

Bank official among two held for bribery

-- 2018-03-01 11:39:02

Members of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday arrested two people, including an official of Bangladesh Krishi Bank (BKB), for taking bribe from a loan customer at Begumganj upazila in N...

Worker dies in Sirajganj road mishap

Worker dies in Sirajganj road mishap

-- 2018-03-01 11:10:53

A worker was killed and four others were injured when a truck hit a trolley in Sirajganj sadar upazila on Wednesday. Mohammad Daud, officer-in-charge of Bangabandhu Bridge West Police Station, said t...

Sugarcane farming on the rise in Sylhet div

Sugarcane farming on the rise in Sylhet div

Our Correspondent 2018-03-01 01:18:33

Sugarcane farming is on the rise in Sylhet region although the crop was not popular in the division years ago. Some growers of Sunamganj and Habiganj districts have started farming the cash crop for p...

Gopalganj, Magura, Panchagarh growers eye bumper wheat output

Gopalganj, Magura, Panchagarh growers eye bumper wheat output

Our Correspondent 2018-03-01 01:17:41

Farmers of Mahespur union under Muksudpur upazila are excepting a bumper production of BARI wheat-28 variety this season. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), Gopalganj, offici...

Horticulture expo to begin in Khulna, Jhenidah, Jessore

Horticulture expo to begin in Khulna, Jhenidah, Jessore

-- 2018-02-28 18:57:04

A three-phase horticultural exposition will begin in Khulna, Jhenidah and Jessore districts from Thursday. Crosswalk Communications, will organise the fairs with the support of United States Agency f...

Ctg road crash leaves transport worker dead

Ctg road crash leaves transport worker dead

-- 2018-02-28 15:24:50

A transport worker has been killed and another person injured as a covered van overturned after ramming into a truck at Bhangapul in Mirsarai Upazila in Chittagong on early Wednesday. Inspector Rabiu...

DAE eyes bumper wheat production in Panchagarh

DAE eyes bumper wheat production in Panchagarh

-- 2018-02-28 14:27:51

The department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) is optimistic of getting a bumper yield of wheat in Panchagarh during the current season. Owing to the low production cost, farmers’ interest in wh...

Road crash kills youth in city

Road crash kills youth in city

-- 2018-02-28 13:12:03

An unidentified youth was killed in a road accident in Kollyanpur area under Darus Salam Police Station in the capital on early Wednesday. Quoting locals, Sub-Inspector Abu Sayed of the Police Statio...

Mill worker dies after getting caught in machine

Mill worker dies after getting caught in machine

-- 2018-02-28 12:25:48

A paper mill worker was killed in his factory when he was caught up in a machine at Roufabad under Bayazid Bostami Police Station of port city Chittagong on Wednesday morning. The deceased has been i...

Construction of Raniganj bridge over Kushiara  going on in Jagannathpur

Construction of Raniganj bridge over Kushiara going on in Jagannathpur

Our Correspondent 2018-02-28 00:35:23

The much talked about Raniganj bridge on the river Kushiara in Jagannathpur upazila of Sunamganj would bring a major shift in the locals communication. It would reduce three hours for travelling from...

Pabna bamboo craft artisans seek loan facility

Pabna bamboo craft artisans seek loan facility

Roving Correspondent 2018-02-28 00:34:29

A good number of people in Charmohor upazila under the district have been making bamboo items from the last three decades. Bamboo craft artisan Akmal Hossain said, "We do not have own land. We work i...

Prisoner escapes from Rajshahi court premises

Prisoner escapes from Rajshahi court premises

-- 2018-02-27 17:37:50

A prisoner under police custody escaped from Rajshahi court premises on Tuesday. The prisoner who escaped is identified as Ibrahim Marshal of Shoroil area of Boalia in the district. Officer-in-charg...

Chemical-free vegetable farming gains pace in Narsingdi

Chemical-free vegetable farming gains pace in Narsingdi

-- 2018-02-27 15:11:02

The cultivation of Chemical and pesticide free vegetables has gained an immense popularity among the farmers across the Narsingdi district. Owing to the high demand in the market and lucrative price,...

Sunni, Wahabi clash leaves madrasa student dead

Sunni, Wahabi clash leaves madrasa student dead

-- 2018-02-27 13:29:22

A madrasa student was killed and at least 50 people were injured in a clash between Sunni and Wahabi followers over a religious congregation in Dorboste area of Jaintiapur upazila on Monday night. Th...

Rainfall likely in Sylhet

Rainfall likely in Sylhet

-- 2018-02-27 12:55:30

A prediction by the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) on Tuesday indicates that rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind may occur in different parts of Sylhet division in t...

Three die in road crashes

Three die in road crashes

-- 2018-02-27 11:49:12

Three people were killed while a handful got injured in two separate road accidents across country. A head on collision between an oil tanker and a truck in Choto Kamaldah area of Mirsharai upazila i...

Four workers die in Sylhet stone quarry collapse

Four workers die in Sylhet stone quarry collapse

Agencies 2018-02-26 13:36:22

Four workers were killed and three others injured in a mudslide while they were extracting stones from a quarry in Bholaganj area of Companiganj upazila under Sylhet district on Sunday night. The dec...

Mudslide at Sylhet stone quarry kills two

Mudslide at Sylhet stone quarry kills two

-- 2018-02-26 11:15:08

Two workers were killed and three others injured in a mudslide while they were extracting stones from a quarry in Bholaganj area of Companiganj upazila under Sylhet district on Sunday night. The dece...

Horse carts gain popularity as mode of communication in remote char areas

Horse carts gain popularity as mode of communication in remote char areas

Our Correspondent 2018-02-26 00:41:35

Horse carts have gained much popularity as the main mode of communication among the people living in remote char areas in Rangpur and Lalmonirhat districts. The people of the char and its adjacent ar...

Flower business expands in Tangail district

Flower business expands in Tangail district

Our Correspondent 2018-02-26 00:39:59

Number of flower shops is increasing in the district town. Sources said there are over 40 flower shops in the town while it was only six to eight a decade ago. Once the flower business was seasonal...

Fire engulfs 20 jhut godowns in Gazipur

Fire engulfs 20 jhut godowns in Gazipur

-- 2018-02-25 14:51:54

At least 20 jhut godowns and several wood shops were gutted in a devastating fire at Konabari in o Gazipur on Sunday morning. Akhtaruzzaman, Assistant Director of Gazipur Fire Station, said the fire...

Satkhira road accident kills one

Satkhira road accident kills one

-- 2018-02-25 13:23:10

A helper of a truck was killed and three others got injured as two trucks collided head-on over Khulna-Satkhira highway in Tala upazila on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Liton Hossain...

Three die after ‘drinking’ toxic liquor

Three die after ‘drinking’ toxic liquor

-- 2018-02-24 23:46:07

A total of three men died allegedly after drinking toxic homemade liquor in a wedding ceremony at Habibnagar area in Keraniganj on Saturday. Two among the deceased were identified as Sajal Mandal, 28...

Strawberry cultivation creates new hope among Gopalganj farmers

Strawberry cultivation creates new hope among Gopalganj farmers

-- 2018-02-24 21:49:39

Our CorrespondentGOPALGANJ, Feb 24: Farmer Dilip Bala has become self-reliant by cultivating strawberry on a large-scale.Dilip Bala of Raghunathpur village under Gopalganj Sadar has been farming the j...