Daily Archives: March 12, 2018


Fishermen catch Hilsa a plenty from Bay

Fishermen catch Hilsa a plenty from Bay

The local fishermen are catching abundant hilsa fish from the Bay of Bengal. The fishing trawlers with huge amount of hilsa are arriving at Nuniarchhara fish landing station. While visiting the station on Tuesday morning, massive amount of hilsa was found while businessmen, workers, fishermen and trawler owners were busy in their activities. Failing to


Govt working to improve quality of education: Nahid

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid today said the government is working through taking ICT-based programmes to ensure quality of education. “In a technology-based globalised world, quality education is crucial for any country. The government has realised the fact and executed its plans accordingly,” he told a function at the Gopalganj upazila in the district. At


I am fortunate to be alive, says a survivor of US-Bangla flight crash

Basanta Bohora, an employee of Raswita International Travels and Tours, is one of the survivors of the deadly plane crash that occurred in Kathmandu on Monday. “There were 16 Nepalis from various travel agencies onboard the airplane,” said Bohora, “We had gone to Bangladesh for training”, reports Kathmandupost. Bohora recalled that the take-off was normal


Heritage sites in Tongibari

Once known as the City of Courage, Bikrampur — now called Munshiganj — holds a history of more than 2,500 years. And if you are planning a day-trip to visit a few heritage sites close to Dhaka, then make a trip to Tongibari, a part of the-then Bikrampur capital of Bengal. We managed to visit


Of traditional jewellery…

For women, jewellery is something that remains close to their hearts. There is no dress that can go without jewellery. Be it earrings or necklaces, bracelets or rings, a wardrobe is incomplete without some trendy pieces. But from where did the trend of wearing jewellery come? The history of jewellery is long, with different uses


3-day Science Fair ends in Manikganj

A three-day Science Fair held on the Play Ground of Manikganj Government High School concluded yesterday. The district administration arranged the fair on the occasion of 39th National Science and Technology Week -2018 with an aim to making the students interested in innovation of new technology. A concluding ceremony was held with Deputy Commissioner (DC)

Community clinic helps safe delivery for rural mother

(BSS) Parveen Akter did not face any problem during her maternity period in the last year, thanks for providing all sorts of health services, including regular checkups, medicines, nutritional education and micro-nutrient supplements, free of cost by the government to ensure safe delivery. “My mason husband and I were very anxious about the services during


Newcastle beats Southampton 3-0 in EPL

Kenedy repaid his loan fee when his double helped Newcastle beat Southampton 3-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday. The Chelsea midfielder struck after just 63 seconds and in the 29th minute to pave the way for a vital victory. Matt Ritchie completed the job 12 minutes into the second half. Newcastle lies 13th

2 robber suspects killed in ‘shootout’

Two suspected robbers were killed in a gunfight with the members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Fatulla of Narayanganj district early Monday. The deceased were identified as Zillur, ringleader of a notorious gang ‘Zillur Bahini’ and his follower Johnny. RAB-11 ASP Alep Uddin said they arrested Zillur two days back. A team of RAB,