Monday, September 21, 2015



A woman was looking for her belongings in the debris today following a devastating tornado in Saturia in 1989.

4 killed in Comilla road crash

At least four people, including a couple, were killed and two others injured as a bus crashed into a

‘Farm mechanization boosts crop yield’

Agricultural extension and research officials at a workshop here unequivocally called for promotion of growers level farm mechanization to

RAKUB will take services to farmers

Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) is pledged bound to reach its banking services at the doorsteps of farmers in

Workshop on sanitation held

A day-long workshop on sanitation, hygiene promotion and increasing of social awareness among the student of community and primary

Water and sanitation program in Rangpur

A one-year term Sustainable Urban Wash Programme (SUWP) has been launched in Rangpur City Corporation (RpCC) to ensure supply

28 years of Saturia's deadliest tornado

Today is 26th April 2017. On this day in 1989 a devastating tornado ravaged Saturia upazila under Manikganj district.

Prevention of social curses for building peaceful society stressed

Prevention of curses like child marriage, repression and violence against women, dowry, drug abuse and resolving local disputes through

Move to build society free from drugs

The district police has taken an exceptional initiative for the first time in the country to conduct oath of

3-day training for journalists begins

A three-day training course for journalists began at the district press club auditorium on Tuesday.Press Institute of Bangladesh (PIB)

‘Govt working to modernize Railway communication’

Railway Minister Md. Mujibul Haque here today said the government has been working relentlessly to modernize railway communication system across

Bangladesh life expectancy increases to 71

The average life expectancy of Bangladeshis has increase to 71 years and six months, said Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal.The

Maya urges not to force haor victims for loans repayment

Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya has called on NGOs to refrain from forcing victims of the

ECNEC clears model mosques projects

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved the construction of 560 model mosque cum Islamic

Ban on fishing in Sunamganj haors withdrawn

The district administration here has withdrawn its ban on fishing in the haors.

Special drive in Satkhira; 41 held

Police arrested 41, including an alleged Jamaat-e-Islami activist, during separate drives in eight upazilas of

Maritime ports advised to lower weather signal

The maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to lower

Four killed in Comilla road crash

Four people, including a couple, were killed and two others injured as a

Photo Story

Heavy downpour washed away the hard-harvested paddy at Mehedi Haor and Akashi Haor in Brahmanbaria. The farmers fell into

Experts for disciplined life to control diabetes

Endocrinologists and diabetic experts called upon the diabetic patients for maintaining disciplined and systematic life to live longer.  They

Rubbishes instead of brick chips in embankment

Rubbishes are being dumped in an under-construction dam to protect the village on the bank of the Meghna River

Five houses gutted in Rangamati fire

At least five houses including a shop were gutted in ADC Hill area of the district town on Sunday

Jamalpur farmers get Aus paddy incentives

Agriculture department has disbursed incentive on Nerica variety Aus paddy in the district for current season.According to Depa-rtment of

Life term imprisonment for two in C'nawabganj

A court on Monday in Chapainawabganj sentenced two persons to life term imprisonment in two separate cases.  The convicted

Wife gets 3 years jail for killing husband

A court in Natore on Monday sentenced a woman to three years rigorous imprisonment for killing her husband at

29 private colleges enlisted for nationalization in Sylhet

About 29 Non-Government College including Madon Mohon College have been enlisted for nationalization in Sylhet. Among the colleges in