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Flood situation in Moulvibazar 2 upazilas worsening

Flood situation in Moulvibazar 2 upazilas worsening

Moulvibazar Correspondent Flood situation in a number of villages of two upazilas under the district worsened further as fresh areas went under water due to the collapse of two flood control embankments on Monday. The surging water washed away two flood control dykes at Kaliakona in Rajnagar and Nishchintapur in Kulaura upazila, Assistant Engineer Muklesur

Slaughtered woman body recovered in Chandpur

Chandpur Correspondent Law enforcers recovered a slaughtered body of a woman at Dakkhin Raghunathpur area in Sadar upazila of Chandpur on Monday evening. The identity of the woman could not be known immediately.Locals spotted the body of the girl, aged around 20, floating in Sri Rampur Bazar Khal and informed police, said Md Jahangir Hossain,

58 shops and houses burnt in Langadu

Rangamati Correspondent 58 shops and houses were burnt as a fire broke out at Korolyachhari Bazar in Langadu upazila of Rangamati on Tuesday.According to the Fire service, the fire broke out around 1:00 pm from an electric short circuit.Later, the fire flamed 58 shops and houses of the bazar. On information, two fire fighting units

Housewife stabbed dead in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent A housewife was stabbed to death allegedly by her husband at Adampur village in Kulaura upazila of Moulvibazar on Monday night over family feud.The deceased is Nasima Akhtar, 28, wife of Rafique Mia of the village.Shamim Musa, officer-in-charge of Kulaura Police Station, said Rafique locked into an altercation with Nasima around 10:30pm.At one


2.5 lakh saplings planted in a day

Tangail Correspondent Around 2.5 lakh trees have been planted in a day to save environment and prevent climate change as well. With the slogan “Let us decorate Delduar with the green”, Delduar upazila administration yesterday organised the programme. Earlier, Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Shahadat Hossain Kabir held meetings with local government officials, public representatives, politicians,

10 pieces of gold bars recovered with Smuggler at Benapole border

Benapole Correspondent Customs intelligence arrested a suspected gold smuggler along with 10 pieces of gold bars worth abutTk 50 lakh from Benapole international check post on Monday morning. The arrestee was identified as Md Main Uddin, 26, son of MdMakbulHossain of Muradnagorupazila in Comilla district. AbdusSadek, deputy commissioner of Benapole Customs Intelligence, said tipped-off, a


Prices of vegetables soaring in kitchen markets of JoypurhatGopalganj

Joypurhat Correspondence Prices of vegetables have been soaring in the local kitchen markets of the district for the last couple of weeks due to supply shortage. Sub-assistance agri-officer of the Department of Agriculture Extension DAE AzirarRahman said vegetable prices are increasing due to inadequate supply. Farmers could not able to produce sufficient amount of vegetable

9 HIV Rohingyapatients undergoing treatment in Cox’s Bazar

Cox’s Bazar Correspondent Around 16 Rohingya people having with HIV positive were found in Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital. Physician ShahinAbdurRahmanChowdhury, a resource person of Rohingya camp and also a residential medical officer of the hospital, said that they have detected 16 patients infected with HIV since 25 August. Of them, nine patients are now undergoing