Friday, 20 September, 2019

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By Ziauddin Khandoker On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Bumper Aush rice output likely despite floods in Rangpur

currentnews Despite notable damages caused to standing Aush rice crop by recent floods, officials are expecting its bumper production as harvesting is nearing completion this season in Rangpur agriculture region. The More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Govt to help 1.39 lakh plain land ethnic minority families in self-employment

currentnews The government plans to create self-employment opportunity  for  1,38,635 families of plain land ethnic minorities by providing them with training on cattle rearing and poultry farming. The beneficiaries More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Saturday, August 24th, 2019

Bus plunged in to ditch killing 8

currentnews Eight passengers were killed when a bus plunged in to ditch breaking the railings of a bridge on Dhaka-Khulna highway at Dhuldi rail-gate area of Sadar upazila in Faridpur on Saturday afternoon. Another More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Shaktiman Chakma murder suspect killed in Rangamati ‘gunfight’

currentnews A terrorist was killed in a gunfight with the army personnel in Baghaichhari upazila of Rangamati on Friday. Deceased Sumon Chakma alias Lucky’s Baba was a top terror of the United People’s More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Lightning strikes kill 12 in 7 dists

currentnews Twelve people were killed in lighting strikes in seven districts of the country on Thursday. From Bogura correspondent reports, three people, including a couple, died by lightning strikes in Sariakandi More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Saturday, August 17th, 2019

Massive fire at Rupnagar slum of Dhaka

currentnews A massive fire has broken out at a slum in Dhaka’s Mirpur. Located behind the Rupnagar police station in Mirpur’s 7 no. Section, the slum caught fire around 7:22pm on Friday (Aug 16). As More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Multiple road accidents kill 21 on Thursday

currentnews There were 21 people died from road accidents within 9 hours only on Thursday including hundreds more injuries. Several road accidents were noted in the single day from 6am to 3pm leaving 21 people More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Launch, speed boat services suspended at Mawa, Kathalbari

currentnews Rough weather forced suspension of launch and speed boat services on the Mawa-Kathalbari route on Tuesday morning. Md Aminul Islam, in-charge of Mawa River Police camp, said no launch or speed boat More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Friday, August 2nd, 2019

70 shanties gutted in Narayanganj slum fire

currentnews It took seven fire units to bring the fire under control. At least 70 shanties have been gutted as a fire broke out in a slum of Narayanganj Sadar upazila. The fire broke out near Dhaka-Narayanganj More...

By Ziauddin Khandoker On Friday, August 2nd, 2019

8 killed & 50 injured in a road accident at Thakurgaon

currentnews Eight people have been killed and 50 injured in a head-on collision between two buses at Thakurgaon. The accident occurred on Friday morning in Dhaka-Thakurgaon highway near Jagannathpur Balaka Udyan More...