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Long tailback on Dhaka-Tangail highway

-- October 22, 2017 12:03:52

Long tailbacks have been created at several points on Dhaka-Tangail Highway from Chandra of Gazipur to Elenga in Tangail district due to the dilapidated conditions of the highway triggered by heavy to...

Section 144 imposed in Thakurgaon

-- October 21, 2017 13:41:23

District administration slapped section 144 at Bharnia in Ranisankail upazila of Thakurgaon district on Friday afternoon to fend off any untoward incident following a clash between two groups of...

Two die in Ctg road mishap

-- October 20, 2017 13:14:33

Two people were killed and 10 others injured in a road accident at Barabkunda on Dhaka-Chittagong Highway under Sitakunda upazila on early Friday. The deceased have been identified as Masud, 35, and...

Hanging body of UZ chairman recovered in Sherpur

-- October 20, 2017 11:42:57

Police recovered the hanging body of Nakla Upazila chairman from his residence at Kursha in Nakla Upazila headquarters in Sherpur on Friday. The deceased Mahbub Ali alias Manir, aged 65, was a former...

Man dies in city road crash

-- October 20, 2017 10:42:28

A man was killed in a road accident at Dhaka's Tikatuli on Thursday night.   Witness Mostafizur Rahman Shuvo said a Jurain-bound bus of 'Rangdhanu Paribahan' knocked down a pedestrian in front...

Chalan Beel bamboo-made enclosures threaten small fish species

Roving Correspondent October 20, 2017 00:58:12

PABNA, Oct 19: Miniature fish species are being massively threatened due to set up of nets and bamboo-made enclosures at different points of Chalan Beel after receding water from last couple of week....

Youth’s body found in B’baria

-- October 19, 2017 14:37:34

An unidentified young man was found dead floating in a pond at Bhitikalisima village in Bijoynagar upazila of Brahmanbaria district on Thursday, reports UNB. Local people spotted the body of the unid...

Electrocution kills expatriate in Sylhet

-- October 19, 2017 14:13:53

An expatriate man died after being electrocuted in Balaganj upazila of Sylhet on Wednesday evening. The deceased, Anwar Hossain Sazzad (38) was the son of Masuk Mia at Rupia village in Sadar union of...

Man found dead in Pabna

-- October 19, 2017 11:27:44

A man was found dead in a water body at Khayersuti East Para in Sadar upazila of Pabna district on Wednesday. Local people spotted the body of Nuruzzaman Sheikh, son of Toyon Sheikh, floating in a wa...

Pest attack disheartens Narail, C'nawabganj Aman growers

A Correspondent October 19, 2017 01:08:45

NARAIL, Oct 18: Aman paddy cultivators are worried over the pest attack in Aman fields in three upazilas of the district. Farmers claimed that they used pesticides to kill insects and follow the advic...

Agri-officials focus on high yielding mustard farming in Nilphamari

Our Correspondent October 19, 2017 01:07:58

NILPHAMARI, Oct 18: Agriculture officials at a field-day laid emphasis on cultivating high yielding variety mustard in the district on Monday. The DAE arranged the event in Gorgram union council unde...

Early winter veg starts appearing in Bogra kitchen markets

Our Correspondent October 19, 2017 01:07:08

BOGRA, Oct 18: Early winter leafy vegetables have started appearing in the local kitchen markets across the district. Market sources said the vegetables are being sold at a high rate. Vegetable price...

Khaleda returns home from UK

-- October 18, 2017 17:32:20

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia returned home from the United Kingdom on Wednesday afternoon after over a three-month stay there. She reached Hazrat Shahjajal International Airport by an Emirates Airline...

Farmer dies after falling off tree

-- October 18, 2017 12:44:00

A farmer succumbed to head injuries after falling off a tree at Tengrail village in Sharsha upazila of Jessore on Tuesday evening. The deceased was identified as Abdus Salam (48), son of late Rupchan...

Growers of early radish expecting a good yield in Rangpur

Our Correspondent October 18, 2017 00:54:21

RANGPUR, Oct 17: The early radish growers of Rangpur district are expecting an excellent yield of the vegetable during the current season due to congenial weather and timely supply of agri-inputs. Ac...

Kumrabori starts appearing in Bogra local markets

Our Correspondent October 18, 2017 00:53:30

BOGRA, Oct 16: Kumrabori has started appearing in the local markets of the district. Before appearing the winter season, the artisans have started taking preparation of the food item for the common p...

Arum harvest starts in Joypurhat

Roving Correspondent October 18, 2017 00:52:24

JOYPURHAT, Oct 17: The marginal peasants of all the five upazilas of the district have started harvesting arum and getting fair price of the vegetable. According to the Department of Agriculture Exte...

Two die as train hits microbus

-- October 17, 2017 14:08:00

Two people were killed and another was injured as a Sylhet-bound Paharika Express train hit a microbus in Jailkhanabari area under Bijoypur union of Comilla Sadar Dakkhin (South) upazila of Comilla on...

Gunfight kills child rape suspect

-- October 17, 2017 11:24:54

A suspect in a rape case was killed in a reported gunfight with members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Kurushkul area of Sadar upazila of Cox's Bazar district on Tuesday. The deceased was identif...

BCL infighting leaves one dead in Sylhet

-- October 16, 2017 18:55:54

An activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) was killed and two others were injured in a factional clash at Tilagarh in Sylhet city on Monday. The deceased was identified as Omar Ahmed, a BBA stude...

Electrocution kills two workers

-- October 16, 2017 13:13:44

Two construction workers died from electrocution at a house in Shamsernagar area in Kamalganj upazila of Moulvibazar district on Monday morning. The victims were Syed Ali (22), son of late Makbu...

Electrocution kills housewife in Joypurhat

-- October 16, 2017 10:39:19

A housewife died from electrocution at Belghoria village in Gopinathpur union of Akkelpur upazila of Joypurhat district on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Asma Begum (34), wife of Akram...

Lalmonirhat farmers happy over fair market prices of vegetables

Roving Correspondent October 15, 2017 23:31:03

LALMONIRHAT, Oct 15: A good number poor and marginal brinjal farmers of large Lalmonirhat district are seen happy over expected production and fair market prices of the vegetable in this current seaso...

Two boys rescued while being trafficked to India

-- October 15, 2017 14:01:27

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) rescued two boys while they were being trafficked away from Kolaroya border area of Satkhira district to India on Saturday night.  The rescued boys were...

Chuadanga woman dies from snakebite

-- October 15, 2017 12:49:52

A woman died from snakebite at Jalshuka village in Sadar upazila of Chuadanga district on Sunday. The villagers said, Shundori Khatun, 45, hailing from the same village, was bitten by a poisonous sn...

Barisal road crash kills electrician

-- October 15, 2017 11:30:10

An electrician was killed in a road accident at Choumohoni in Uzirpur upazila of Barisal on Saturday night. The accident occurred when a battery-run auto-rickshaw collided with a motorcycle, leaving...

Wild elephant attack in Rohingya camp leaves four dead

-- October 14, 2017 17:28:25

A wild elephant attack at a makeshift Rohingya refugee camp killed four people, including children, reports bdnews24.com. The incident occurred on Saturday morning at the makeshift Rohingya camp on...

Hanging body of madrasa staff recovered

-- October 14, 2017 14:29:05

Police recovered the hanging body of a madrasa staff from the classroom in Gupinathpur union of Akkelpur upazila of Joypurhat district on Saturday morning. The deceased, identified as Jewel (31) was...

Two minor sisters drown in Comilla

-- October 14, 2017 14:13:44

Two minor twin sisters drowned in a pond of Mohammadpur village in Laksam upazila of Comilla district on Saturday morning. The deceased were Mariam (4) and Fatema (4), the daughters of Liton Mia, hai...

Youth stabbed to death in Gazipur

-- October 14, 2017 12:26:00

A young man was stabbed dead by miscreants in Moktar Bari area of Tongi in Gazipur on Friday night. The deceased Saikat Hossain was a son of Kabir Hossain and a resident of Ershadnagar Dattapara area...