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Coast Guard members seize jatka in Chandpur

-- December 04, 2017 16:57:28

Members of Coast Guard Bangladesh in a drive seized 70 kilograms of jatka (hilsa fry less than 9 inches in length) from a launch in Meghna river in Chandpur on Monday. Lt Sinchon Ahmed, commander of...

Customs officials arrest three Indians with gold bars

-- December 04, 2017 16:46:48

Customs Intelligence officials arrested three Indian citizens along with 17 gold bars worth Tk 10 million from international check post of Benapole Port in Jessore on Monday. The arrestees were ident...

Ctg road crash kills vegetable traders

-- December 04, 2017 14:27:53

Two vegetable traders have been killed and two others injured after a Chittagong-bound vegetable-laden truck from Comilla, hit a stationed truck in Shitalpur area on Dhaka-Chittagong Highway in Sitaku...

Winter cake business, a blessing to 200 families in Bogra

Our correspondent December 04, 2017 13:52:38

With the winter setting in, more than 400 people of 200 families have found solvency in piping hot cake business in Bogra. “I earn more than Tk 600 at the cost of some Tk 200 every day,”...

Comilla road mishap leaves truck helper dead

-- December 04, 2017 12:39:14

A truck driver’s helper has been killed after a covered van hit his truck on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Hatatoli area in Comilla's Sadar Dakhshin upazila on early Monday. The victim, identifie...

Pirojpur microbus plunge kills father, daughter

-- December 04, 2017 12:08:59

A man and his daughter were killed and three other family members sustained injuries when the microbus in which they were travelling, overturned and plunged into a ditch at Morelganj end of the Balesh...

Thousands in Nilphamari making Bhapa pitha to earn living

Our Correspondent December 04, 2017 00:40:52

NILPHAMARI, Dec 3:  Around 10,000 ultra poor people, both male and female, are now engaged in making steam cake (Bhapa pitha) in 60 Union Parishad of six Upazilas across the district. Each of the...

Gopalganj peasants expect bumper production of 'Lalzira' rice

Our Correspondent December 04, 2017 00:40:08

GOPALGANJ, Dec 3: Farmers of Gopalganj Sadar of the district are excepting a bumper production of Lalzira rice this year. According to Gopalganj Sadar Upazila Agriculture office sources, a total of 1...

Broccoli farmers eye good yield in Rangpur district

Our Correspondent December 04, 2017 00:39:15

RANGPUR, Dec 3: The cultivation of broccoli, a kind of winter vegetable has proved lucrative in the district, as growers have been earning handsome profit from its farming in recent years. The grow...

Rivals torch 14 houses in Madaripur

-- December 03, 2017 20:55:20

At least 14 houses were torched in sporadic clashes between two groups of villagers over establishing supremacy at Lakshmiganj area in Madaripur. Witnesses said two groups of people led by a ward cou...

Muggers hack Gas station worker, rob in Gazipur

-- December 03, 2017 15:13:45

Muggers have robbed a gas station worker of Tk 1 million after stabbing him in a drive-by attack in Gazipur. The victim, Niamat Ali, 35, works as a manager at the Hazi Mofizuddin CNG Filling Station...

NGO foundation day observed in Magura

-- December 03, 2017 14:51:02

Bangladesh NGO foundation day was observed in Magura on Saturday . A discussion was arranged jointly by Rova foundation , SWC and Palli Prokriti at Rova foundation training center.Magura deputy commi...

Green onion brings smile to farmers in Natore

Roving Correspondent December 03, 2017 13:47:27

Green onions have brought smiles on the faces of hundreds of poor and marginal farmers this year as it is selling at a lucrative rate in Natore. They also made huge profits in last year. They cultiva...

RCC development works going on at a snail's pace

-- December 03, 2017 13:22:22

Development works under Rajshahi City Corporation are going on at a snail's pace as RCC authorities have failed to repay TK 200 million arrears bills to 60contractors. RCC authorities have taken up t...

Early tomato farmers making huge profits in Bogra

Our correspondent December 03, 2017 12:53:55

Many farmers, who have taken up early cultivation of winter crops, especially tomato, are now counting huge profits in Bogra district. They already started harvesting the vegetable, which is now sell...

Gopalganj road crash death toll reaches 8

-- December 03, 2017 11:39:03

Another person,who was badly injured in a road accident at Sadar upazila of Gopalganj died on Saturday morning. The death toll raised from the incident to eight. The accident took place on Friday nig...

Clash kills ex-UP member in Habiganj clash

-- December 03, 2017 11:27:41

A former Union Parisad member was killed and 15 people were injured in a clash at Jashkesori village in Ajmiriganj upazila.The clash ensued over a disputed land on Saturday afternoon. Zillur Rahman C...

Shantu Larma warns of unrest in the hills

-- December 02, 2017 23:54:08

Jyotirindra Bodhipriya Larma, popularly known as Shantu Larma, has warned the Bangladesh government that the hill regions will be engulfed in unrest unless it fully honours the 1997 Chittagong Hill Tr...

Pabna road mishap takes lives of two

-- December 02, 2017 19:42:46

Two people, including a woman, were killed and four others injured when a truck hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Nurpur area on Pabna-Gachhpara road in Sadar upazila on Saturday. The deceased have been...

‘Neighbor’ stabs man dead in Ctg

-- December 02, 2017 16:32:58

A young man was stabbed to death over a previous enmity at Jhaldi in Banshkhali upazila. The deceased was Didarul Alam, 28, son of Najir Ahmed of the village. Abdul Malek, a neighbour of Didarul, ha...

Gopalganj road crash kills 7

-- December 02, 2017 12:53:57

Seven people, including a minor, were killed and 20 others injured in a road accident. The accident took place when a bus rammed a truck in Betgram area on Dhaka-Khulna Highway in Sadar upazila on Fr...

Land dispute kills mother, 2 kids in Kishoreganj

-- December 02, 2017 12:09:45

A woman and her two children were hacked to death and her husband was seriously injured over land related dispute in Pakundia upazila of Kishoreganj on Saturday morning. The deceased were wife of Mos...

Police rescue missing Natore priest

-- December 01, 2017 19:48:03

Police have rescued priest and school teacher Father Walter William Rozario from Kadamtoly Bus Terminal in Sylhet, five days after he went missing from Natore. "Father Walter William Rozario, who wen...

GPBS brings 3 50 families under power network in Muksudpur

-- December 01, 2017 17:04:29

Gopalganj Palli Bidyut Samity has brought three hundred and fifty families from Krishnapur and Gopalpur villages under electrification network on Friday. A function was held in Gopalpur School field...

Cops arrest Jamaat leader with gunpowder in C’nawabganj

-- December 01, 2017 15:47:09

Police arrested a leader of Jamaat-e-Islami along with 500 gram gunpowder at Benipur village in Nachole upazila early Friday. The arrestee is Rafiqul Islam, 48, assistant secretary of Nachole Upazila...

Villagers catch Meso tiger in Jessore

-- December 01, 2017 15:39:51

Village people caught a Meso tiger at Tengrali village in Sharsha upazila of the district on Thursday evening. Local people said a group of 10-12 people saw the Meso tiger in a paddy field of the vil...

Dhaka's rail links with north, south back on track

-- December 01, 2017 13:33:53

Dhaka's train communications with northern and southern districts have resumed five hours after a freight train derailed in Pabna. Around 6am on Friday, two carriages of the train went off the tracks...

Aromatic rice farming going on in full swing

Our correspondent December 01, 2017 11:51:58

Aromatic rice cultivators of Rangpur district are in joyous mood as they have been witnessing a congenial weather condition this year. They are optimistic about attaining a plentiful yield of the prod...

3,500 hectares of land under bean production in Narsingdi district

-- December 01, 2017 00:41:18

NARSINGDI, Nov 30 (UNB): Bean cultivation has been gaining popularity in the district after a large number of farmers have involved themselves in bean farming considering good profit in low investment...

Malta cultivation expands in Gopalganj

Our Correspondent December 01, 2017 00:40:38

GOPALGANJ, Nov 30: Malta cultivation has recently started on commercial basis in Chandradighalia village under Gopalganj Sadar. Mafizur Rahman, a grower of the village, has started farming BARI-1 m...