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  • Six stone crushers destroyed

    A joint taskforce of district administration and Department of Environment (DoE) destroyed six illegal stone crushing machines near Burimari land port area in Patgram upazila of the district yesterday.

  • 8 cattle burnt alive over 'land dispute'

    Eight cattle were burnt to death allegedly over a land dispute between two villagers in Madhukhali upazila of the district yesterday.

  • Three get life for murder

    A court here on Monday sentenced three youths to life imprisonment for killing a college girl in 2011.

  • Workers used for approach road

    Labourers of the government's 40-day job scheme were used to build approach roads of a newly-built bridge in Aditmari upazila.

  • Govt price discourages growers

    Farmers in the district are losing interest in sugarcane farming due to low prices and increased production cost.

  • Treasure of honey

    Lack of proper knowledge about artificial method of honey collection is depriving farmers of additional profit in five northern districts of Rangpur agriculture region.

  • Potato growers in Dinajpur

    Late blight dashes hope

    Potato growers in Dinajpur and Rangpur are very worried as the deadly fungal disease late blight has started spreading rapidly in their potato fields because of dense fog and absence of sufficient sunlight.

  • Risky railway crossing

    With bustling markets on either side, Dhelapir railway crossing near Saidpur station in Nilphamari is predictably busy. Thousands of people and vehicles cross the tracks there each day.

  • Teenage boy stabbed dead

    Teenage boy 'stabbed dead' in Ctg

    A teenage boy is allegedly stabbed to death by miscreants in Jamal Khan area of Chittagong city.

  • Public Administration Minister Syed Ashraful Islam

    3.59 lakh posts in govt job remain vacant: Minister

    Public Administration Minister Syed Ashraful Islam informs the parliament that over 3.59 lakh government posts remain vacant in different ministries and divisions.