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Woman beaten to death in Habiganj, 1 held

A woman was beaten to death by a youth at Sutang area under Shaistaganj police station in Habiganj sadar on Saturday (June 10). Police, however, detained the youth. The deceased was identified as Sukhi Rabi Das, 31, wife of Moni ...

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Huge foreign liquor seized in Habiganj

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized some 202 bottles of foreign liquor in separate drives at Shialuri and Dabnagar areas of Madhabpur upazila in Habiganj district on Friday (June 09). Commander of BGB-55 Battalion Lieutenant Colonel Md. Sajjad Hossain ...

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Flash flood : 100,000 Moulvibazar people marooned

Flash floods have damaged embankments and roads, leaving more than 100,000 people in three upazilas in Moulvibazar marooned without adequate food and drinking water. Many victims from Kamalganj, Rajnagar and Kulaura upazilas have taken refuge in educational institutions and embankments that ...

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Sylhet farmers to start Aus paddy farming

Aus paddy cultivation is now going to be started by the cultivators in the greater Sylhet. However, the DAE earlier revised the division’s target from 133,028 hectares to 1176,929 hectares for the season in a bid to recoup the loss ...

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BAPA-BEN emphasises sustainable dev policy for haors

Environmentalists have said that a sustainable development policy for the country’s haors is needed widely. “It is important to prepare a long lasting development goal for the haor areas,” said Dr. Abdul Matin, General Secretary of Bangladesh Paribesh Andolon (BAPA) ...

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Haor families to get 30 kg rice per month

The government, in the proposed budget for the fiscal year (FY) 2017-2018, has taken an emergency measure to provide 30 kilograms of rice per month to each of 3.30 lakh poor families affected by the flashfloods in haors. A special ...

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Clash over mosque land dispute kills 1 in Habiganj

A young man was killed and five others were injured in a clash at Kanaipur village in Nabiganj upazila on Saturday morning over mosque land dispute.   The deceased was identified as Sabur Miah, 26.   Ataur Rahman, officer-in-charge of ...

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Jute cultivation target in Sylhet at nine bales a hectare

All the four districts of Sylhet division play vital role in ‘Golden Fiber’ cultivation for the country. Farming of this Cash Crop has been going on in full swing in the division. So far, 1719 hectares of land had been ...

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Water Resources Minister blames excessive rain for flash flood in haor areas

Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud has blamed excessive rain for flash flood and damage of embankment in the haor areas instead of negligence of the officials of Water Development Board. In reply to lawmakers’ queries, the minister even said, ...

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Kibriya Murder Case : Witnessing drawn back again

Witnessing in the Former Finance Minister Shah A M S Kibriya Murder Case has been drawn back again due to the absence of witnesses along with the accused persons who are in Dhaka Jail. Including this, the witnessing in this ...

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