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Rafiqul Hasan Firoz
Correspondent
Md. Rafiqul Hasan Firoz is the District Correspondent (Rajshahi) of the Daily Observer. He joined the Daily Observer on 1 April, 2014. He has a good track record and experience of about 20 years as a journalist. E-mail contact : [email protected] and Cell +8801711-976778. He is a social worker and cultural personality. He has been working actively in both social and cultural forums for a long time.



By Rafiqul Hasan Firoz
Body found on train rooftop Police on Tuesday morning recovered the body of an unidentified boy from the roof of a train in Rajshahi.A guard saw the blood stained body on the roof of Rajshahi Silk City train at platform 4 at Rajshahi Rail Station around 7.20 am, said police quoting witnesses. Sayeed Iqbal, officer-in-charge of Rajshahi Railway Police Station, ...
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Cable TV lines on electric poles pose risk of accidents RAJSHAHI, Nov 8: The cable TV lines are coiled with electric poles all around the city, which are posing risk of accidents.The cable TV linemen are fixing the wires on the poles and leaving the unnecessary parts on them. As a result, the electric lines and the cable TV lines have become intermixed. The dish ...
By Rafiqul Hasan Firoz
Muggers stab dead auto-rickshaw driverAn auto-rickshaw driver was stabbed to death by muggers at Dabtola area in Rajshahi city early Wednesday.The deceased was identified as Munna Sheikh, 42, a resident of Fettapara area.Quoting the victim's family members, police said muggers waylaid Munna when he was returning home with his auto-rickshaw early hours.They stabbed Munna, leaving him critically injured.Munna, later, ...
By Rafiqul Hasan Firoz
Worker electrocuted in BaghaA worker was electrocuted in Bagha upazila in Rajshahi on Tuesday noon.Son of Sune Sarker, deceased Subodh Sarkar, 45, was a resident of Monigram Uttorpara village in the upazila.Local sources said Subodh came in contact with a live electric wire while cutting a tree branch in Atgori village around 12.30 pm. He was rushed to ...
By Rafiqul Hasan Firoz
College girl 'commits suicide' A college girl reportedly committed suicide in her bedroom at Kalidaskhali village in Bagha upazila of Rajshahi district on Sunday afternoon.Deceased Ria Khatun, 16, was a student of Class XI at Kalidaskhali High School in the upazila, said Bagha Police Station officer in-charge Mohsin Ali. Victim's father Reazul Islam said they found Ria hanged with ...
By Rafiqul Hasan Firoz
Case filed against Mainul in RajshahiAnother defamation case was filed in a court in Rajshahi against former caretaker government adviser barrister Mainul Hosein for defaming journalist Masuda Bhatti on a TV talk show.Rajshahi Jubo Mohila League vice president Zakia Parveen Swapna filed the case with Boalia Police Station in the morning on Sunday. Chief Metropolitan Court Magistrate court took the ...
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EVM to cut use of paper: ECIn the upcoming parliamentary election, Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) will be used instead of ballot papers to reduce use of paper. Trees are used for making paper and other accessories for the election. So use of EVM will reduce cutting down of trees and thus protect environment, said Election Commissioner Rafiqul Islam while inaugurating EVM ...
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Padma erodes riverbank with water recedingRAJSHAHI, Oct 26: As water in the Padma River has started to decrease with the beginning of dry season, it is eroding riverbank in about three-kilometre area at Haripur Union in Paba Upazila. As a result, the farmers are worried about losing their lands in the river. This year, the water of Padma did not ...
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No step in 8 years to shift Rajshahi bus terminalEight years already have passed, Rajshahi city’s Sheroil bus terminal has not yet been shifted to Naodapara, beside the city. Rajshahi Development Authority (RDA) decided to shift the bus stand to avoid traffic jam and unwanted accidents.RDA built Naodapara Bus terminal in 2004 on 7.41 acres land at the cost of Tk 7.5 cores. In ...
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Orange's bumper production in red soilBumper production of oranges surrounding the Verandra zone of Rajshahi gives farmers a light of hope. They are happy to have a great success and thinking about cultivating other produces in this area. Farmers are also getting a good price for per kg orange and eager for cultivation of not only orange but also other ...
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