MAGURA: Two member of a family were killed as a dilapidated wall of their house collapsed on them in Dairpole village under Sreepur upazila in Magura district on Thursday morning. The deceased are Shirajul Islan, 65 and his younger brother’s wife Lovely Begum, 45. Sreepur Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Shekh Awlad Hossen said the wall of a tin shed building had fallen on them at around 7.00am while they had been sitting beside the wall. Later, they were rushed to Magura Sadar Hospital where the attending doctors declared the duo dead.
KISHOREGANJ: A farmer was killed and five others injured over land dispute in Katiadi upazila of Kishoreganj district on Thursday. The deceased, Ratan Mia, 45, was son of Mahtab Mia of Purba Purura village in Katiadi. Quoting the locals, police said Ratan Mia and his neighbouring Nuru Mia of the village had been at loggerheads over a land related dispute. Sequel of the enmity, both groups equipped with local weapons attacked each others at about 11.00am, leaving Ratan Mia dead on the spot and five others injured. The injured were rushed to Katiadi Upazila Health Complex. Later, police went in and brought the situation under control. Police also recovered the... more ›
MYMENSINGH: A man hacked his wife to death over family feud in Dhanikhola village in Trishal upazila of Mymensingh district on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Kanika Begum,28. Trishal Police Station Officer-in-Charge Qamrul Islam (OC) said Saju and his wife Kanika picked up a quarrel over a family matter at about 1.00pm. At one stage, Saju hacked Papia with a sharp weapon indiscriminately, leaving her dead on the spot. Later, neighbours caught Saju and handed him over to police. Being informed, police recovered the body and sent it to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy. A case was filed in this connection.
RAJSHAHI: Speakers at a project launching workshop unanimously called for an integrated water resource management in the vast Barind tract for protecting its existing farming system from all adverse situations to feed the gradually rising population of the country. They viewed there are various occurrences of indiscriminate using of both groundwater and surface water due to lack of integrated water resource management causing abnormal lowering of groundwater table in this region. Besides, the future water resource management may face an alarming disaster if proper and integrated measures aren't adopted at once. So, there should be effective measures of proper and judicious using of groundwater side by side with rainwater and surface water. ... more ›
BAGERHAT: A court here on Wednesday sent 14 Indian fishermen, who were arrested from the Bay of Bengal on Monday for trespassing into the Bangladesh water territory, to jail. The Chief Judicial Magistrate Court passed the order when police produced them before it. Members of Bangladesh Navy arrested the 14 Indian fishermen along with a trawler at Fairway Buoy of the Bay of Bengal under Mongla upazila on Monday for intruding into the Bangladesh water territory. Mohammad Belayet Hossain, officer-in-charge of Mongla Police Station, said a patrol team of Bangladesh Navy arrested the Indian fishermen while catching fish 89 nautical miles away from Mongla port. With this, a total of 42... more ›
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