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Fish production gains popularity in Rajshahi

Fish production gains popularity in Rajshahi

-- 2018-01-13 12:37:36

Fish production has increased appreciably in Rajshahi district after taking multidimensional development and extension programmes. "Fish production was 52,171 metric tonnes in 2009 while it increases...

Rohingya refugee stabs fellow to death in Cox's Bazar

Rohingya refugee stabs fellow to death in Cox's Bazar

-- 2018-01-13 11:42:21

A Rohingya man stabbed another displaced Myanmar national to death at the Kutupalong Refugee Camp in Cox’s Bazar on Saturday over an old feud. Ukhiya Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md Ab...

Betel leaf brings solvency to Rangpur cultivators

Betel leaf brings solvency to Rangpur cultivators

Our Correspondent 2018-01-13 09:55:30

RANGPUR, Jan 13: The farmers at different upazilas including Rangpur Sadar, Mithapukur and Pirganj under the district are getting financially solvent through cultivation of betel leaf on their lands i...

Forest officials rescue 494 turtles in Khulna

Forest officials rescue 494 turtles in Khulna

-- 2018-01-13 06:06:16

The Forest Department rescued 494 turtles of rare species in Khulna on Saturday with the help of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a joint drive. Three people were also arrested over the matter at Zero...

Orange farming on rooftop  gaining momentum

Orange farming on rooftop gaining momentum

Roving Correspondent 2018-01-12 12:49:06

NAOGAON, Jan 11: Orange cultivation on a rooftop orchard is gaining momentum across the district with the help of local agriculture offices. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE)...

Unabated sand lifting from Nagor River  in Bogra threatens houses, cropland

Unabated sand lifting from Nagor River in Bogra threatens houses, cropland

Our Correspondent 2018-01-11 12:58:19

BOGRA, Jan 10: A good number of houses as well as cropland are seriously threatened due to frequent unabated sand lifting from Nagor River under Bogra district. Sources said, people of Balodmara, Lal...

Rajshahi silk factory to restart operation after 16 years

Rajshahi silk factory to restart operation after 16 years

Our Correspondent 2018-01-10 12:18:08

RAJSHAHI, Jan 9:  Rajshahi silk factory is going to restart operation once again after 16-years of closure. Fazley Hossain Badsha, Member of Parliament of Rajshahi sadar constituency, has taken u...

Spinach farming brings solvency for 30,000 marginal peasants in Sirajganj

Spinach farming brings solvency for 30,000 marginal peasants in Sirajganj

Roving Correspondent 2018-01-10 12:16:57

SIRAJGANJ, Jan 9:  Spinach cultivation brings solvency amid 30,000 marginal peasants in Sirajganj upazila in this current season due to its good market price with assistance of authority concern....

Man throws newborn’s body from vehicle in Nilphamari

Man throws newborn’s body from vehicle in Nilphamari

-- 2018-01-10 12:00:00

The body of a newborn wrapped in a bag was thrown from a human-hauler at Bamnabamni village in Jaldhaka upazila on Wednesday. Witnesses said a man and a woman threw a bag from the running human-haule...

Commuters suffer in absence of bridge  over Nagor River in Adamdighi UZ

Commuters suffer in absence of bridge over Nagor River in Adamdighi UZ

Our Correspondent 2018-01-09 12:21:31

BOGRA, Jan 8: Thousands commuters of 21 villages under Adamdighi upazila of Bogra district are mostly depend on bamboo made temporary bridge over Nagor River from two decades back. The commuters susp...

Growers making handsome profit from winter vegetable cultivation

Growers making handsome profit from winter vegetable cultivation

Roving Correspondent 2018-01-09 12:19:01

JOYPURHAT, Jan 8: A good number ultra-poor peasants of Joypurhat district are making handsome profit from cultivating winter vegetables commercially in this current season due to its good market price...

Robber dies in Sundarbans ‘gunfight’

Robber dies in Sundarbans ‘gunfight’

-- 2018-01-09 12:00:00

A suspected forest robber was killed in a alleged gunfight with police in Katiarkhal area of Sarankhola upazila in Sundarbans East Zone early Tuesday. The deceased was, 30, a resident of Bouddhomari...

Cops detain 40 in in Sherpur

Cops detain 40 in in Sherpur

-- 2018-01-09 12:00:00

Police in a special drive arrested 40 people, accused in different cases, from different areas in the district on Tuesday. The drive was conducted from Monday evening to Tuesday morning, additional p...

Jessore to have country's first ever flower research centre

Jessore to have country's first ever flower research centre

-- 2018-01-09 12:00:00

The government has a plan to establish a regional flower research centre at Jessore. Agriculture Minister Begum Matia Chowdhury came up with the statement while responding to a query placed by lawmak...

Customs seizes Indian goods worth Tk 2.5m

Customs seizes Indian goods worth Tk 2.5m

-- 2018-01-09 10:11:59

Customs officials seized Indian goods worth Tk 2.5 million (25 lakh) from a Dhaka-bound Indian bus in Brahmanbaria's Akhaura land port. Debasish Kundu, revenue officer of the port, said that a team o...

Successful poultry farm owner Daud  now dreams of feed industry

Successful poultry farm owner Daud now dreams of feed industry

Our Correspondent 2018-01-08 12:23:27

MAGURA, Jan 7: The story is about an educated youth who is now dreaming to set up poultry feed industry after achieving outstanding success in poultry firming. Daud Hossen, son of Abul Hossen of vi...

Bus, truck collide head-on, killing two

Bus, truck collide head-on, killing two

-- 2018-01-08 11:25:11

A woman and a bus driver were killed and 10 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on Dhaka-Khulna highway in Gonapara area of Gopalganj sadar upazila early Monday. The decea...

Teachers torture guardian for query in Cox's Bazar

Teachers torture guardian for query in Cox's Bazar

-- 2018-01-08 11:14:16

The guardian of a boy student has been tortured by teachers of a school after asking to know about results of his son and alleged irregularities. The barbaric incident was reported in Cox's Bazar on...

BCL observes strike in Sylhet

BCL observes strike in Sylhet

-- 2018-01-08 05:55:00

Academic activities at MC College and Sylhet Govt College in the district came to a halt as a faction of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) enforced an indefinite strike on Monday protesting the murder o...

Arum brings solvency to Gopalganj farmers

Arum brings solvency to Gopalganj farmers

Our Correspondent 2018-01-08 04:10:26

Farmers of Latifpur union under Gopalganj Sadar upazila are becoming financially solvent by growing a variety of arum, locally known as Latiraj, as it brings them good profits for low production cost....

Criminal dies in ‘gunfight between them’

Criminal dies in ‘gunfight between them’

-- 2018-01-07 11:55:30

Police have recovered the body of a murder suspect who they say was ‘shot dead in a shootout between criminals’. The shootout occurred in Sharanpur village in Monirampur Upazila on Sunday...

35 cops injured as bus plunges into ditch

35 cops injured as bus plunges into ditch

-- 2018-01-07 05:02:19

Thirty five policemen were injured as a bus carrying them plunged into a roadside ditch in central bus terminal area of Kushtia on Saturday night. The bus carrying 40 policemen plunged into the ditch...

Peasants expect bumper output of lentil in Natore

Peasants expect bumper output of lentil in Natore

Our Correspondent 2018-01-07 03:39:51

Hundreds of poor and marginal farmers in Natore district are expecting a bumper lentil output this season. They have cultivated it well on a wider scale this season considering its lucrative price la...

Mustard cultivation gains popularity in Magura

Mustard cultivation gains popularity in Magura

Our Correspondent 2018-01-06 12:00:00

Farmers are showing more interest in cultivating high yielding mustard in the district as it fetches them good profits. Less production cost is encouraging the farmers in cultivating mustard cultivat...

Seven die in Feni road crash

Seven die in Feni road crash

-- 2018-01-06 12:00:00

At least seven people died and 30 others were injured in a road accident at Daganbhuiyan of Feni on Saturday evening. Jamuna Television confirmed the death toll over the accident that took place arou...

Farmers becoming self-reliant rearing  goat commercially in Bogra

Farmers becoming self-reliant rearing goat commercially in Bogra

-- 2018-01-06 12:00:00

Our CorrespondentBOGRA, Jan 6: More than 200 families of Jamuna char area have become self-reliant rearing goat commercially under Dhunat upazila of Bogra district with assistance of local livestock o...

Road accidents due to fog kill four

Road accidents due to fog kill four

-- 2018-01-06 09:23:34

Four persons were killed in three separate road accidents at different places in Rangpur, Thakurgaon and Panchagarh districts on Saturday. Police officials cited fog as a prime reason for the acciden...

Pulse cultivation on rise in Panchagarh

Pulse cultivation on rise in Panchagarh

-- 2018-01-06 02:25:22

Hundreds of farmers in Panchagarh are showing interest in cultivating different varieties of pluses due to their lucrative market price. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) off...

Cop goes missing in Munshiganj

Cop goes missing in Munshiganj

-- 2018-01-05 11:16:25

A police constable went missing as a trawler of River Police capsized in the Meghna River after being hit by a sand-laden bulkhead near Char Abdullah in sadar upazila. Constable Ibrahim, hailing from...

One dies in Gazipur construction site collapse

One dies in Gazipur construction site collapse

-- 2018-01-05 05:05:17

A worker was killed as the roof collapsed at a construction site in Gazipur. The incident was reported on Friday from the district’s Sreepur Upazila. The fire service said at least seven other...