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Question leak leads to primary school exam postponement!

-- December 18, 2017 17:12:16

After widespread allegations of question paper leak in different age group public examinations and even professional tests, the menace has now hit the primary school students. The final examinations...

Garlic farming in Nilphamari going on in full swing

Our Correspondent December 18, 2017 16:20:00

The cultivation of garlic is going on in full swing across the Nilphamari district. Owing to the inexpensive cultivation method and high per bigha production rate, a good number of farmers are gettin...

Good yield, fair price delight marginal banana growers

Roving Correspondent December 18, 2017 12:21:36

Banana farming has brought smile on the faces of hundred of marginal farmers in the district this season as they got a bumper production of the produce. The growers are also delighted over the good ma...

Cultivation of zinc-enriched rice gaining popularity in Pabna

Our Correspondent December 18, 2017 12:10:14

Cultivation of zinc-enriched rice is gaining popularity in the district. Zinc is essential for human body, and a substantial portion of its demand can be met by consuming this rice variety. Khalilur...

It needs two more weeks to start the project: Officials

Our Correspondent December 17, 2017 21:30:35

Through the authority concerned wanted to start the repair work on the crop protection embankments on December 15, it would be delayed further as water is yet to be receded from Sunamganj and other di...

HC summons govt official over sentencing of lawyer

-- December 17, 2017 19:40:45

The High Court has summoned Biroda Rani Roy, Assistant Commissioner (land) of Bhurungamari upazila in Kurigram, to appear before it on December 27 in connection with the sentencing of a lawyer. ...

Prayer for Bangabandhu's killers: Madrasa principal in jail

-- December 17, 2017 18:21:47

A Tangail court sent a madrasa principal to jail on Sunday over seeking heaven for killers of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The madrasa principal sought heaven for the killers of Bangabandhu She...

Magura road crash kills Indian national

-- December 17, 2017 15:21:57

An Indian national was killed and four others injured as a microbus overturned on Magura-Jessore Road on Sunday. The Indian national was identified as Mohammad Islam (33), an inhabitant in Darbhanga...

M’singh petrol bomb blast injures two

-- December 17, 2017 12:49:37

Two people were injured as a petrol bomb was hurled on a procession at Shahganj Bazar in Gouripur upazila of Mymensingh district on Saturday night. The procession was brought out protesting the recen...

Mob beats ‘cattle thief’ to death

-- December 17, 2017 12:31:52

An alleged cattle thief was beaten to death by a mob at Sadipur in Faridpur Sadar upazila on early Sunday. The dead is Mati Sheikh (29), hailing from Bilmamudpur village. Quoting locals, police said...

MP’s daughter stabbed 2nd time in 8 months

-- December 16, 2017 22:10:07

Daughter of female reserve seat lawmaker Happy Boral was stabbed to injuries near the Amlapara School of Bagerhat town Saturday evening. The injured was Aditi Boral, 26, resident of Shaltola area of...

15 Delhi-based envoys to visit Rohingya in Cox’s Bazar

FE Online Desk December 16, 2017 22:00:22

A total of 15 Delhi-based foreign envoys will head for Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh on Sunday to see the plight of Rohingya people living in camps there after fleeing persecution in Myanmar. The f...

Another UPDF leader shot dead

-- December 16, 2017 20:44:05

A United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) leader was shot dead early Saturday in a reported gunfight in Bandukbhanga union of Sadar upazila in Rangamati. According to UNB, the deceased was identified...

Prayer for Banghabandhu’s killers!

-- December 16, 2017 17:22:01

A madrasa teacher in Tangail has sought salvation of departed soul of the killers of Father of the Nation Banghabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The madrasa teacher, Dr. Faizul Amir Sarker, was conducti...

Rangamati ‘gunfight’ leaves UPDF leader dead

-- December 16, 2017 15:25:22

Anol Bikash Chakma alias Pluto Chakma (42), a leader of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) was shot to death in a reported gunfight in Bandukbhanga union of Rangamati Sadar upazila early Saturday...

Sunamganj road crash leaves four dead

-- December 15, 2017 20:39:29

Four young men died in a road crash at Chhatak upazila of Sunamganj on Friday evening. Sources said a private car carrying the four was heading to Sylhet from Chhatak skidded off the road and fell in...

Illicit affair: Police arrest edn officer, pry school teacher

-- December 15, 2017 18:35:36

Police arrested a primary education officer and a female assistant teacher of a primary school from Khulna city area over 'illicit affair'. The arrestees are Ashit Kumar Barman, assistant primary edu...

Indian citizen dies in Bangladesh jail

-- December 14, 2017 20:44:54

An Indian citizen has died of heart attack at the central jail of Jessore in Bangladesh. The deceased was identified as Domi Ram, 50, son of Santo Ram. Acting jailer Syed Hasan Ali said Kotwali thana...

Gopalganj peasants busy preparing Boro seedbeds

Our Correspondent December 14, 2017 15:35:06

Farmers are passing a busy time in preparing Boro seedbeds, particularly in the low-lying areas of Gopalganj this season. The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) expects 90 tonnes of High Yield...

Sylhet gets fredom on Dec 15

-- December 14, 2017 13:06:58

Sylhet town was freed on 15 December, just a day before the fall of the capital Dhaka after the 9-month long liberation war in 1971. The situation took a different turn after the Indian government&rs...

Construction cost to double due to additional components

Munima Sultana December 14, 2017 10:42:19

The construction cost of four-lane Joydevpur-Tangail-Elenga road project is going to be doubled as the authorities revised it to a highway project with additional service road and other facilities, so...

Bumper yield, good price delight Natore bitter gourd peasants

Roving Correspondent December 13, 2017 20:42:05

NATORE, Dec 13: Poor and marginal farmers of the district are happy with bitter-gourd production. They are also delighted with the fair price this season. Some 600 hectares of land have come under...

No move to repair 50 bridges in Kurigram

-- December 13, 2017 18:02:08

There is no visible initiative to repair 50 bridges and culverts, damaged by flood last year, in Kurigram district. The affected people have to construct bamboo bridges through voluntary services as...

Three teen fortune seekers return home from India

Our Correspondent December 13, 2017 15:35:56

Three fortune seeker adolescents, who went to the neighbouring India three years back in search of better jobs, have returned home. The adolescents, aged between 14 and 16, were kept in a shelter ho...

Ecological hearth reducing environment pollution in Bogra

Our Correspondent December 13, 2017 15:09:26

Ecological hearth is reducing risk of alarming environment pollution in the district. The hearth is made of cement and iron rod with assistance of foreign policy. It is playing a vital role to save w...

Thousands suffer for lack of concrete bridge

Our correspondent December 13, 2017 14:58:44

Thousands of people have been suffering extremely in the absence of a concrete bridge over Shimulkandi canal at Mathurapur union under Dhunot upazila of Bogra district for the last few years. Local p...

Bitter gourd delights Natore peasants

Roving Correspondent December 13, 2017 13:32:41

Poor and marginal farmers are very happy with bitter gourd cultivation due to its bumper yield and fair price in Natore district this season. Some 600 hectares of land have come under this vegetable...

Bogra peasants eye bumper mustard production

Our correspondent December 13, 2017 11:24:16

An excellent growth of mustard across the Bogra district has made the growers optimistic of getting a bumper production during the current season. The cultivation of mustard has been easier in the re...

Magura's Shalikha upazila now under cent per cent electricity

Our correspondent December 13, 2017 11:02:32

Palli Bidyut Samity (rural electrification association) has brought Shalikha upazila completely under its network in Magura. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina declared it recently, said Binoy Kumar Roy, D...

WDB to dredge eight rivers in Moulvibazar, Sunamganj

Iqbal Siddiquee December 13, 2017 09:58:08

With a target to restore navigability of waterways and save crops from floods in the haor region, the Water Development Board (WDB) is going to dredge eight rivers in Moulvibazar and Sunamganj distric...