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BGB rescues 15 while being trafficked to India

-- November 22, 2017 10:09:30

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in separate drives rescued 15 people, including six males, six females and three children from Shadipur and Gathipara bordering areas at Benapole on Tuesday wh...

Rangpur farmers attaining financial solvency through ginger cultivation

Our Correspondent November 22, 2017 01:06:33

RANGPUR, Nov 21: The farmers of different areas under Rangpur division are attaining financial solvency by cultivating ginger on their lands in recent years. Due to good profit its farming is on the...

Bogra peasants cashing in on jute leaves as vegetables

Our Correspondent November 22, 2017 01:05:32

BOGRA, Nov 21: A good number of peasants across the district have been growing jute leaves as a vegetable on commercial basis. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) office source...

Police arrest 60 in Jessore

-- November 21, 2017 18:08:28

Police have arrested 60 people in Jessore district in separate drives from Monday night to Tuesday morning. The Police Control Room here, the arrestees are accused of various criminal cases, includin...

Meherpur road accident leaves one dead

-- November 21, 2017 14:35:35

A man was killed as a truck hit his locally made vehicle in Jadovpur road area in Meherpur district town on Tuesday noon. The deceased was identified as Akbar Ali (46), hailing from Govipur village i...

Ctg worker dies from electrocution

FE Online Desk November 21, 2017 14:20:41

A worker died after being electrocuted while working in a project of Chittagong Wasa (Water Supply & Sewerage Authority) in the port city on early Tuesday. Mobarak Hossain (30), hailing from east...

Noakhali gunfight leaves two ‘pirates’ dead

FE Online Desk November 21, 2017 10:44:01

Two alleged members of a pirate gang, including its ringleader, were killed during a ‘gunfight’ with the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Sutlar Ghat area in Hatia upazila of Noa...

Ultra-poor family members attain self-reliance by cultivating malta in C'nawabganj

Roving Correspondent November 21, 2017 00:21:43

CHAPAINAWABGANJ, Nov 20: Hundreds of people from ultra-poor families in the district have attained self-reliance by cultivating malta. The farming of the citrus fruit is gaining popularity in the v...

Success story of Phul Rani, a farmer of Magura

Our Correspondent November 21, 2017 00:20:44

MAGURA, Nov 20: The story is about a successful female farmer 'Phul Rani' of Katakhali village under Magura Sadar. After taking training on vegetable farming from a local NGO, Phul Rani started far...

Shayestaganj becomes new upazila

-- November 20, 2017 18:08:57

The government has decided to upgrade Shayestaganj thana under Habiganj district to a new upazila. Another new pourashava will be established at Tarash Upazila headquarter in Sirajganj district. The...

Ctg man gets death penalty for killing wife

-- November 20, 2017 15:58:05

A Chittagong court on Monday sentenced a man to death for killing his wife in 2010. The convict, Mohamamad Mostafa, a resident of South Pahartoli Natun Para in Hathazari upazila, strangled his wife R...

Boiler explosion kills Kushtia worker

FE Online Desk November 20, 2017 13:25:34

Sabia Khatun (50), a worker of Daud Mandal Rice Mill, was killed when a boiler blasted with a big bang at the mill at Khwajanagar area of Kushtia on Sunday night Witnesses said the boiler explosion,...

Motorcycle crash kills three in Kurigram

FE Online Desk November 20, 2017 13:06:44

Three people were killed when their motorcycle crashed into a roadside tree in Amtoli area on Nageshwari-Bhurungamari road in Kurigram on Monday morning. The deceased were Motaleb (35), Sohel (32), a...

Couple rescues infant from Gazipur dustbin

FE Online Desk November 20, 2017 12:42:17

A newborn child, rescued from a dustbin in Gazipur’s Laxmipura area under Joydebpur Police Station, is undergoing treatment at Shaheed Taj Uddin Ahmed Medical College and Hospital. Hearing a we...

Police recover youth’s body in N’ganj

FE Online Desk November 20, 2017 11:40:23

Police recovered the blood-stained body of an unidentified young man from Nandalalpur area in Fatulla of Narayanganj on Sunday night. Locals spotted the youth's body on the road around 8 pm, said Kam...

Comilla cops recover youth’s throat-slit body

FE Online Desk November 20, 2017 10:37:28

The throat-slit body of an unidentified youth, aged around 25, was recovered from New Chowdhury Para area in Comilla city on Sunday evening. Inspector (Investigation) at Kotwali Model Police Station,...

Chittagong sawmill worker dies from electrocution

FE Online Desk November 19, 2017 15:10:24

Mohammad Jakir (22), a sawmill worker died after being electrocuted while working at a mill in Wapda gate area in Chittagong’s Bakalia on Saturday night. Assistant Sub-Inpector of Chittagong Me...

Electrocution kills mother, daughter in Panchagarh

FE Online Desk November 19, 2017 13:10:42

Protima Rani (25), wife of Provat and her minor girl Khushi Rani (3) of Panchagarh’s Lalmohon Para village died after being electrocuted at their own residence in Debiganj upazila of the distric...

Bus rams into human hauler, killing one

FE Online Desk November 19, 2017 11:55:10

A vegetable vendor was killed when a Bagerhat-bound passenger bus rammed into a human hauler on Bagerhat-Khulna road in Fulbari area of Bagerhat Sadar upazila on Sunday morning. The deceased, Akkas F...

T-Aman harvest going on in full swing across Bogra

Our Correspondent November 18, 2017 22:36:25

BOGRA, Nov 18: T-Aman harvest is going on in full swing across the district.Farmers are expecting 2.43 tonnes of yield from a hectare of land, said sub-assistance agriculture officer of the Departme...

Teenager from Savar remains missing

-- November 18, 2017 22:04:20

A teenager is missing for seven days in Chapain Laltek area of the upazila. The missing is Emon Hossain, 14, a madrassa student, son of late Yusuf Ali, hailing from Jamalpur. He used to live with hi...

Winter vegetables bring smiles on farmers’ faces

-- November 18, 2017 15:59:03

Varieties of early winter vegetables have bring smiles on farmer's faces in Rajshahi, which started appearing in both retail and wholesale markets for the last couple of days. Farmers in the region...

BGB rescues 12 BD nationals at Benapole

-- November 18, 2017 11:06:06

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued 12 Bangladeshi nationals, including five women and two children, from Sadipur bordering area at Benapole on Friday night while they were being traffick...

Fire burns 20 shops in Comilla

-- November 17, 2017 21:25:11

At least 20 shops were gutted in a fire at Kongso Nagar Bazar in Burichang upazila of Comilla on Friday afternoon. Deputy Assistant Director of Comilla Fire Service Farid Ahmed said the fire broke ou...

Three die in Rajshahi road crash

-- November 17, 2017 20:00:00

Three people, including a couple, have died in a road accident at Poba Upazila in Rajshahi on Friday afternoon. The accident occurred when a bus plunged into a roadside ditch after hitting a motorcyc...

Police arrest 2 doctors over patient's death

-- November 17, 2017 17:43:39

A female patient have died reportedly for wrong treatment at a hospital in in Lakshmipur district on Friday. Family members of the deceased, Fatema Begum,  said she died due to 'wrong treatment'...

Police recovers 24 crude bombs in Savar

-- November 16, 2017 23:38:36

Police recovered 24 crude bombs from Basaid area in Ashulia here on Thursday. Locals said that they found a black bag in an abandoned condition in the area at noon and found the bombs wrapped with bl...

Early cultivated cabbage growers making handsome profit

Our Correspondent November 16, 2017 21:11:03

RANGPUR, Nov 16: The growers of early cultivated cabbage in different areas under the district are jubilant as they are earning handsome profit this season. Presently, harvesting of early cultivate...

As winter sets in, Bhapa Pitha gets popularity among commoners of Rajshahi city

Our Correspondent November 16, 2017 21:10:10

RAJSHAHI, Nov16: With the approaching of winter, selling of some seasonal foods has also been started in Rajshahi city and surrounding areas. One of such foods is Bhapa Pitha, a traditional cake mad...

Water spinach production on the rise in Bogra

Our Correspondent November 16, 2017 21:08:59

BOGRA, Nov 16: A good number of peasants of all the twelve upazilas of the district cultivate the water spinach (Kolmi Shak) round the year due to a high market demand. The Department of Agricultur...