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One dies in train-covered van collision

-- November 16, 2017 12:03:34

A man was killed as a train collided with a covered-van at Baropukuria coalmine level crossing in Dinajpur district early Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Biplob, 22, helper of the cover...

10 get jail time, fine for catching Hilsa

-- November 16, 2017 11:48:48

Ten fishermen were arrested and sentenced to different jail terms for catching Hilsa defying the government-imposed ban at Tulatuli and Bhola Khal in Meghna River area under Bhola district on Wednesda...

BT brinjal farming gaining popularity in Bogra

Our Correspondent November 15, 2017 20:59:57

BOGRA, Nov 15: Cultivation of BT brinjal is gaining popularity among the marginal farmers of the district. A good number of growers have shown interest to more land under the farming of the vegetable...

Patuakhali bus plunge kills elderly woman

FE Online Desk November 15, 2017 13:48:03

An elderly woman was killed and at least 13 other people sustained injuries as the bus in which they were travelling, plunged into a ditch on Patuakhali-Kuakata highway in Kalapara upazila of Patuakha...

Sundarbans ‘gunfight’ leaves two robbers dead

-- November 15, 2017 12:41:51

Two members of a pirate gang, "Abbas Bahini" were killed during a 'gunfight' with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Katlar Khal of Baleshwar River under Swarankhola range of the Sundarbans on...

Dainik Purbokone editor no more

-- November 15, 2017 11:52:05

Dainik Purbokone editor Taslim Uddin Chowdhury has passed away. He was 63. Mohammad Ali, a senor journalist of the daily published from Chittagong, said the editor breathed his last at a hospital in...

Manikganj gas cylinder explosion burns couple

FE Online Desk November 15, 2017 11:38:33

A couple has been shifted to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) with severe burn wounds sustained in a cooking gas cylinder blast at their house in Gangadhar Patti area of Manikganj on early We...

Youth dies in BSF firing

-- November 15, 2017 10:31:05

A Bangladeshi national was reportedly shot to death by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along Burimari border in Patgram upazila early Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Fari...

Modern methods boosting output

Iqbal Siddiquee November 15, 2017 00:07:34

HABIGANJ, Nov 14: Cultivation of summer season vegetables by using modern methods has been gaining popularity among the farmers of Sylhet region. Chairman of Horticulture Department of Sylhet Agricul...

Char people attain solvency from cucumber cultivation

Our Correspondent November 15, 2017 00:00:58

BOGRA, Nov 14: Hundreds of char people of the mighty Jamuna in Sarikandi, Sonatola and Dhunot upazilas of the district has attained financial self-reliance by cultivating cucumber. Cucumber was culti...

Man dies from electrocution in Sherpur

-- November 14, 2017 17:00:33

A man has died from electrocution at a village in Nalitabari upazila of Sherpur on Tuesday. The deceased; Alal Uddin, 48; was an office assistant of local Palashikura Janata High School. Alal Uddin...

Police recover man’s body in B’baria

FE Online Desk November 14, 2017 14:33:21

A 35-year-old man was found dead on Bahadurpur-Talshahar road in Ashuganj upazila of Brahmanbaria on Tuesday morning. Badrul Alam, Officer-in-Charge of Ashuganj Police Station, said local people...

Chittagong road crashes claim two lives

FE Online Desk November 14, 2017 14:18:05

Two people were killed in two separate road accidents in Chittagong’s Satkania and Sitakunda upazilas on Tuesday morning.  A Chittagong-bound bus 'Ena' from Cox's Bazar ran over Nurul Amin...

Electrocution kills worker in Sirajganj

FE Online Desk November 14, 2017 13:02:58

A worker died after being electrocuted while painting a four-storey building in bus stand area of Raiganj Sadar upazila in Sirajganj on Monday afternoon. The victim Jahidul Islam (28), son of late Ha...

Jessore ‘gunfight’ leaves one dead

FE Online Desk November 14, 2017 11:55:24

Police recovered the body of an unidentified man along with a gun, two rounds of bullets, five cutlasses and one Chinese axe from Nongorpur Mazar area on Magura road in Jessore district on early Tuesd...

Expat, family members sued over Facebook post

-- November 14, 2017 00:04:55

A case has been filed against an expatriate youth living in Italy and four members of his family under section 57 of the ICT Act for allegedly making disparaging posts against a female US expatriate a...

Mudslide kills female quarry worker in Sylhet

FE Online Desk November 13, 2017 14:30:26

A female worker was killed and four others sustained injuries when a chunk of mud collapsed on the group of worker while they were extracting stone from a quarry at Jaflong in Sylhet's Goainghat upazi...

Police rescue four tiger cubs in Jessore

FE Online Desk November 13, 2017 14:06:24

Police rescued four tiger cubs from a Benapole-bound vehicle at Chanchra intersection area of Jessore Sadar upazila on Monday morning. Sub-inspector Syed Bayezid Hossain, in-charge of Chanchra Police...

Jessore road mishap leaves one dead

FE Online Desk November 13, 2017 11:20:10

A day labourer was killed while returning home from his workplace as a speedy motorcycle hit him at Mandartala area on Jessore-Magura road of Jessore’r Sadar upazila on Sunday evening. Jamal Ho...

Bogra growers happy over good market prices of snake bean

Our Correspondent November 12, 2017 21:03:36

BOGRA, Nov 12: The snake bean (Borboti) growers of the district are delighted over the good market price of their produce this season. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), arou...

DAE draws up big plan to grow potato in Joypurhat

Roving Correspondent November 12, 2017 21:02:50

JOYPURHAT, Nov 11: The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) has taken an elaborate programme to grow potato across the district on a large- scale this season. Sub-assistant agriculture officer o...

Govt plans project to end Ctg waterlogging

-- November 12, 2017 19:32:47

The government plans to implement a project to resolve the waterlogging problem in Chittagong port city. Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives (LGRD) Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossai...

Fire guts 10 shops in Bhola

-- November 12, 2017 18:10:45

At least 10 shops were burned down at Hajirhat bazaar under Manpura upazila of Bhola on Sunday morning. Fire Service & Civil Defence sources said the incident occurred when a fire broke out, ori...

JSC examinee dies in Natore road crash

FE Online Desk November 12, 2017 13:58:38

Shawon Hossain, 13, a JSC examinee from Hamirghosh High School, was killed after the battery-run auto-rickshaw in which he was travelling, overturned and plunged into a roadside canal in Singra upazil...

BGB detains 24 Bangladeshis while entering country

-- November 12, 2017 12:19:18

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) detained 24 Bangladeshi nationals, who were trafficked to India eight years back, while they were entering the country through Sadipur border in Benapole on ea...

RAKUB holds confce in Rangpur

FE Online Desk November 12, 2017 11:42:50

Managers and field staffs conference-2017 of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB), Rangpur Zone was held at ASOD Training Centre Saturday. Managing Director of RAKUB Md. Muin Uddin addressed the...

Bus rams into motorcycle, killing one

FE Online Desk November 12, 2017 11:33:40

Sarwar Hossian Tipu, 42, a resident of Alir Moor in Badda area of the capital, died after a bus rammed into his motorcycle in front of CNG refueling station at Badda link road on early Sunday. The ac...

Lentil dumpling brings solvency for 1,000 families in Naogaon

Our Correspondent November 11, 2017 23:13:49

NAOGAON, Nov 11: About 1,000 families in 60 villages under five upazilas of the district have become self-reliant by making Kumro Bori (lentil dumpling). Winter is knocking the door and the villag...

Minor boys drown in Sunamganj

FE Online Desk November 11, 2017 14:25:41

Two minor boys drowned while playing near a canal adjacent to their home at Kaowajuri village under Derai upazila of Sunamganj district on Friday afternoon. The deceased were Yeamin (4), son of Ali...

Cops recover woman’s decomposed body

FE Online Desk November 11, 2017 14:07:22

The decomposed body of an unidentified young woman, aged around 22, was recovered from a waterbody at Gazir Battola in Bhanga upazila of Faridpur district on Saturday morning. Locals informed the pol...