Naogaon, Bangladesh Newswire

Naogaon, Bangladesh Newswire

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  1. Illegally occupiedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Government officials and employees have illegally occupied 128 houses across the country, Housing and Public Works Minister Mosharraf Hossain told parliament yesterday. In scripted answers to lawmakers' queries, he also said these public servants have been occupying the houses by filing cases with different courts.


  2. Govt officials illegally occupied 128 houses: MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Government officials and employees have illegally occupied some 128 houses or residences across the country, Housing and Public Works Minister Mosharraf Hossain tells Parliament on June 27, 2016. File photo Government officials and employees have illegally occupied some 128 houses or residences across the country, Housing and Public Works Minister Mosharraf Hossain told Parliament today.


  3. BSF kills 2 Bangladeshi nationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Daily Star

    Indian Border security Force-BSF killed two Bangladeshi nationals on Charaldanga frontier of Gomostapur upazila in Chapainawabganj early Monday, some 200 yards inside the Indian Territory from the border. The deceased were identified as, Shahjahan Ali Bhutto, 35, son of Hekmat Ali of Begpur village and Zobdul Haque alias Bhadu,35, son of late Daud Ali of Charaldanga village under Gomostapur upazila in the district.


  4. Markets in N districts see ample supply of mangoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 18 | The Daily Star

    Fruit traders of Dinajpur and its surrounding districts are earning more profit selling mangoes as markets in the districts are witnessing a huge supply of different varieties of the fruit grown locally. "We are passing a busy time and making good profit selling mangoes as supply and demand are almost equal," said Rafiqul Islam, a wholesale mango trader of Kalitola Fruit Market in Dinajpur town.


  5. Death sentence for 6 confirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | The Daily Star

    The High Court yesterday confirmed the death penalty of six persons, including a central Jubo Dal leader, for killing Awami League lawmaker Ahsanullah Master, a decade after a trial court sentenced 22 people to death and six others to life term for the 2004 murder. The HC commuted capital punishment of seven others to life imprisonment, upheld life term of two and acquitted 11 of the charges.


  6. 48 'militants' among 2,000 new arresteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | The Daily Star

    A policeman frisks a biker on Darussalam Road in the capital yesterday as a nationwide crackdown against militants and other criminals continues. Police have so far rounded up 48 suspected militants and over two thousand other people after the drive began early Friday.


  7. UP polls: 6th phase of voting startsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 3 | The Daily Star

    People are waiting to cast their votes at at Kandail Government Primary School in Gurudaspur upazila of Natore during the sixth and final phase of union parishad elections on Saturday, June 4,, 2016. Photo: STAR The sixth and final phase of the Union Parishad elections has begun, after the electioneering and voting days in all the previous phases were marked by irregularities and deadly violence.


  8. Final phase of UP polls todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | The Daily Star

    Another 698 union parishads go to the polls in the sixth and final phase today, after the electioneering and voting days in all the previous phases were marked by irregularities and deadly violence. Like all the other phases, fear of violence remains particularly high at the unions where the Awami League chairman candidates and its rebel aspirants are at loggerheads over the polls.


  9. High prices lure farmers to jute cultivationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | The Daily Star

    Farmers have sown jute on more lands this season for greater profits after many growers incurred losses due to low prices of rice and other crops. Jute farming rose 10 percent to 7.96 lakh hectares this season, compared to the previous period, according to a provisional estimate by the Department of Agricultural Extension or DAE.


  10. Death toll rises to 64 in Bangladesh lightningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 |

    Dhaka, May 14: More than 60 people, including women and children, have been killed in Bangladesh in the last 48 hours after being struck by lightning during thundershowers, media reports said today. Meteorological office said the downpour brought with it thundershowers in 14 districts including Dhaka.


  11. Lightning in Bangladesh kills 42Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | The Times of India

    Nine people were killed in five districts on Friday as rain has been lashing several parts of the country after a spell of heat waves. Thirty-three people, including children and women, were killed on Thursday in 12 different districts.


  12. Tagore's birth anniversary todayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | The Daily Star

    This is the day when Bangalees all over the world celebrate the birth anniversary of Kobi Guru Rabindranath Tagore, the polymath who etched a place of honour and recognition on the literary stage of the world. Born in 1861 in West Bengal's Kolkata, Tagore's work reshaped the Bangla literature and music in such a way that academic pursuits on these fields remain incomplete without studying his work.


  13. What can be done for victims still fighting for survival?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | The Daily Star

    Three years have elapsed since the collapse of Rana Plaza, Savar, on a fine morning of April 24, 2013. The disaster, one of the deadliest in the world's industrial history in two centuries, claimed the lives of 1,135 men and women and injured another 2,500, nearly 200 of whom severe enough to keep them hospitalised for months.


  14. Major limestone quarry foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Daily Star

    Bangladesh has discovered the biggest ever limestone mine in Naogaon whose commercial production could completely cut the country's reliance on import of the key ingredient for cement. It might take two years for the mine to go into commercial production, Nasrul Hamid, state minister for power, energy and mineral resources, told reporters at the secretariat yesterday.


  15. Stepping out of the CocoonRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2016 | The Daily Star

    To encourage more young women into community media and journalism, and to work for the development of rural communities, in 2013, Bangladesh NGO's Network for Radio and Communication , in partnership with Free Press Unlimited , launched a three month fellowship programme entitled "Youth women in Media and Journalism". In the programme, an experienced mentor trains the attendees how to produce news, reports, features, case study and human profiles.


  16. Police bust 'miltant' den, recover arms, explosivesRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Daily Star

    Police yesterday recovered 20 grenades, firearms and ammunition, and a huge amount of bomb-making materials, including gel explosives, from a house in Sherpur upazila of Bogra where two people were killed in a bomb explosion Sunday night. A 12-member bomb disposal team of the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit led by Senior Assistant Commissioner Hayatuddowlla Chowdhury conducted a drive there and recovered four foreign-made pistols, 40 bullets, six magazines, a huge number of detonators, mobile phones, and a motorcycle.


  17. Grenades, arms, ammo found at Bogra blast siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | The Daily Star

    A bomb disposal team on Monday morning, April 4, 2016, recovers at least ten grenades, firearms and ammunition from a building in Sherpur upazila of Bogra where two people were killed in a bomb explosion yesterday. In this Star photo taken on October 12, 2009, shows Rapid Action Battalion at a press briefing at its headquarters displayed 10 grenades they recovered from a village in Sherpur.


  18. Reckless driving kills two more kids againRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | The Daily Star

    Two trucks set afire by school fellows and relatives of Yasir Arafat Swadhin, 12, on Dhamurhat-Joypurhat road in Naogaon yesterday, after the boy was fatally run over by one of the vehicles. Photo: Star In Naogaon, Yasir Arafat Swadhin, 12, son of Yasin Ali Tuku of Farsipara village was killed when a truck rammed his bicycle in Chakmoyram area on Dhamurhat-Joypurhat road in Chakmoyram village yesterday.


  19. Families now threatenedRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2016 | The Daily Star

    Families of the two tortured children received threats of "eviction" from their houses at Chowbaria village in Poba upazila two days after filing of a case over the torture. One of the victims, Emon Ali, 13, an orphan, who went into hiding in fear, was rescued by police from Sundorpur village in Poba yesterday.


  20. 2 kids tortured inhumanlyRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2016 | The Daily Star

    In yet another incident of cruelty against kids, two teen boys were tortured badly in Rajshahi over flimsy claims that they stole a mobile phone. They were beaten up for hours all over even as they protested their innocence, howled in panic and screamed in pain -- "O ma, ma go, ma go" .