• Thursday, December 18, 2014

  • edailystar banglalink
  • 2014/12/05/ad_1417801420.png
  • ROBI
Freedom in the air

Pabna

Fortune fails to smile on Pabna farmers

Fortune fails to smile on Pabna farmers

Bumper yield of winter vegetables fails to make farmers in the famous vegetable producing district happy as excessive supply has led to serious price fall of the items. A kg of radish is selling for as low as Tk one. “I have cultivated radish on five bighas of land spending Tk 30 thousand and got...

1 killed, 3 critical as lorry crashes into Pabna house

1 killed, 3 critical as lorry crashes into Pabna house

A teacher died and three of his students critically injured after a fuel laden lorry veered off the road and crashed into a house in Santhia upazila of Pabna this evening. The deceased was identified as Nazrul Islam allies Saiful, 30, a teacher of Dhopadah Dakhil madrasa, reports our Pabna correspondent. Among the five, the...

Recalling the dreadful days

Recalling the dreadful days

The morning of May 14, 1971 still haunts the elders of Baousgari village of Pabna's Santhia upazila. Around 450 villagers, both Hindus and Muslims, were massacred by the Pakistani army and their local collaborators, including Motiur Rahman Nizami, on that dreadful morning. So, it was no surprise that the news of this notorious war criminal's...

Pabna witnesses panicky after Nizami verdict

Pabna witnesses panicky after Nizami verdict

Witnesses in Pabna who testified against Jamaat-e-Islami and the then AL-Badr chief Motiur Rahman Nizami during his war crimes trial have expressed deep fear of retribution after today's judgement. Panicky since their testifying at the International Crimes Tribunal in Dhaka, they assume the aggrieved Jamaat workers might raise attacks on them once that the...

Cow fattening out of control

Cow fattening out of control

Abdul Mannan, a poor farmer from Kazuria village in Pabna, bought a bull for Tk 26,000 four months ago. He then planned to fatten it up as much as possible, and make some quick bucks by selling it before the Eid-ul-Azha. Like many of his neighbours, he started feeding the bull "small white drugs", locally...

Form body to stop steroid use in cattle: HC

Form body to stop steroid use in cattle: HC

The High Court today directed the government to form a body of experts, which will make recommendations to stop excessive use of steroids and hormones to fatten up the sacrificial animals. The government will have to form a seven-member committee in eight weeks. The experts will have to submit their recommendations and guidelines before the...

4 kids among six drown across country

An infant drowned in knee-deep water on the floor of his house in the capital's Maniknagar while five more including three minors drowned in Chittagong and Pabna in last two days. Aged about eight months, Sirajul Islam died in the capital around 12:30pm yesterday. He was the only son of rickshaw puller Nayan Sheikh. “It was around noon when I went out of my room to collect clothes which were drying in the sun. My son was lying on the bed...

Ex-BCL leader stabbed dead in Pabna

Ex-BCL leader stabbed dead in Pabna

Leaders and activists of Awami League and its front organisations blocked an approach road of Pakshey Lalon Shah Bridge, which links the country’s northern and southern districts, for five hours today protesting killing of a former BCL leader in Pabna. The protesters also vandalised at least 20 vehicles near the bridge in Ishwardi upazila...

Missing Jubo League leader found dead in Pabna

Missing Jubo League leader found dead in Pabna

A Jubo League leader, who went missing two days ago, was found dead this morning in Chatmohar upazila of Pabna. Police recovered the body from Katgari bridge of Sharatganj Bazar area, Kazi Haniful Islam, officer-in-charge of Pabna Sadar Police Station, told our district correspondent. Ashit Kumar Bhadra, 30, an assistant relief affairs secretary of Pabna...

Padma devours over 200 homesteads in Pabna

Padma devours over 200 homesteads in Pabna

Erosion by the River Padma devoured more than 200 homesteads and 300 acres of cropland in Nazirganj and Satbaria unions under Sujanagar upazila in the last two weeks. Meanwhile, flood protection dam, Nazirganj ferry ghat, Goaria Bazar and over 500 other houses are facing threat of erosion, said chairmen concerned of the union parishads. During...

eDaily Star

Video Stories »

2014/12/17/ad_1418798682.gif
ksrm
concord

Ads by Google


-->
  • edailystar
Promoting Knowledge