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Cops detain Sherpur Udichi gen secretary

-- November 25, 2017 11:34:07

Police detained two people, including the general secretary of Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigosthi Sherpur unit over an extortion case on Friday night. Inspector Md Nazrul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sadar...

Ctg road mishap kills ex-Cuet student

FE Online Desk November 25, 2017 10:01:32

A former student of Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (Cuet) died after a bus hit him while crossing New Monsurabad road under Pahartoli station in the port city on Friday night. Th...

Two bikers die in Madaripur road mishap

-- November 24, 2017 14:59:53

Two motorcyclists were killed and another was injured in a road accident at Kadirpur village in Shibchar upazila on Thursday night. The deceased were identified as Kanchan Mirza, 35, son of Khaled Mi...

Train, truck collide in Gazipur killing one

-- November 24, 2017 10:02:37

An assistant train driver was killed and 50 passengers were injured as a train hit a truck at Bokterpur level-crossing on Dhaka-Rajshahi route in Kaliakoir upazila early Friday. The deceased has been...

Pumpkin output delights Bogra farmers

Our Correspondent November 23, 2017 20:55:33

BOGRA, Nov 23:  Pumpkin production has brought smile on the faces of hundred of ultra-poor peasants in the district this current season. Deputy director of the Department of Agriculture Extensio...

Law enforcers seize 10 mounds of Hilsa fry

FE Online Desk November 23, 2017 16:03:23

The coast guard members seized 10 mounds of Hilsa fry and three fishing boats from Meghna River as part of Hilsha fish conservation drive. Sunil Chandra Mazumdar, Senior Assistant Director of Lakhmip...

Mymensingh road crash kills bus helper

-- November 23, 2017 12:41:43

Niranjon Chandra (55), a bus helper was killed in a road accident at Babtir crossing area under Muktagachha upazila in Mymensingh on Thursday morning. The accident occurred in the area around 9:30 am...

Gopalganj farmers make extra profit from sale of jute stalks

Our Correspondent November 23, 2017 01:20:14

GOPALGANJ, Nov 22: The jute growers of Gopalganj Sadar, Muksudpur and Kasiani upazilas in the district have been making an extra profit of Tk 200 million every year from the sale of jute stalks. Acco...

Khulna ‘gunfight’ leaves ‘robber’ dead

FE Online Desk November 22, 2017 10:31:50

An alleged member of a forest robber gang was killed during a 'gunfight' with Police in Vayrar Khal area in Koyra upazila of Khulna on Tuesday night. Officer-in-Charge of Koyra Police Station, Enamul...

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...