Thursday, 19 September, 2019, 2:07 AM
Laili Begum
Correspondent
Laili Begum is a district correspondent of the Daily Observer at Kurigram from 2014. She worked as a journalist in the Daily Prothom Alo since January 2005 to june 2009 & as well as some other local Daily newspapers of Kurigram. Also worked as district correspondent of The Daily Manob Kantha till june 2012 and for Boishakhi Television till july 2009. She is a writer of web portal ‘Women Chapter’. Email Contuct : [email protected]




By Laili Begum
Three of a family among 4 killed in Kurigram road crash Four people, including three members of a family, were killed and two others injured when a mini-bus rammed into a battery-run auto-rickshaw on the Kurigram-Rangpur road on Friday noon.The deceased were identified as Mostafa 35, his wife Jyotsna, 28, grand-mother Amena alias Johra Bewa, 75, and the auto-rickshaw driver Manik, 35. Mostafa was the son ...
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Kurigram flood situation unchanged; 3 lakh people maroonedThe overall flood situation in Kurigram district remained unchanged, leaving nearly three lakh people of 72,840 families marooned.The Kurigram-Bhurungamari-Sonahat land port road went under flood water while communications on the Kurigram-Ghugadoho road remained suspended as the road was flooded. Flood affected people are taking shelter on highlands and embankments. They passing days in a sub ...
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Genuine fishermen unlikely to get lease of water bodies in KurigramKURIGRAM, Apr 18: Ignoring the Water Body Policy, 2009, the agreement of giving lease to non-fishers is in progress in the district. In this connection, written complaints have been submitted to the concerned departments.It has been known that on January 31, 2019, Sadar Upazila Water body Management and Settlement Committee called for the lease of ...
River erosion chases them from here to there
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4 lakh people on 400 chars lead life like gypsyKURIGRAM, Mar 15: Mozammel Haque, 60, was brought up in the char of the district. He is the father of five children.He earns his livelihood by catching fish. He saw the hardship of life from his childhood. Back in 1976, he was 16 or 17. They had their house in current Rolakatar Char of Jatrapur ...
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College student found deadPolice recovered the body of a college student from municipal area of Kurigram city on Wednesday morning.The deceased was identified as Habibur Rahman, 20, an HSC first year student of Collectorate School and College in the district town. He was the son of Abdul Hossain of the village. Habibur used to live at a mess ...
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1 killed in Kurigram road crash A man was killed in a road accident in Nageshwari upazila of Kurigram on Friday noon.Son of Zahirul Islam, deceased Shaeen Akand, 32, hailed from Gaibandha.An easy bike fell into a pond in Subolpar area of the upazila, leaving its passenger Shaheen dead on the spot, said witnesses.Kochakata police camp assistant sub-inspector Suja confirmed the ...
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Unplanned houses reduce croplands in KurigramKURIGRAM, Jan 2: Due to unplanned construction of houses, the croplands are being reduced in the district.About 25 years ago, there were hundreds of acres of arable lands in Deular Pathar Beel (water body) under Hariswar Taluk Mouza in Rajarhat Upazila of the district where local farmers used to cultivate various crops including paddy and ...
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Poultry farmer owners incur loss for price hike of feedKURIGRAM, Jan 1: Due to price hike of feed, the poultry farm owners of the district are facing loss.Hundreds of unemployed youths set up broiler farms on their homesteads involving some capital with an aim to make early profit. Without the advice of local Livestock Department and with the advice of other farm owners, they ...
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4 Allahr Dal operatives heldBanned Islamist outfit Allahr Dal's Kurigram district ameer and three operatives were detained on Sunday night.Kurigram Sadar police held them while distributing leaflets at a house in Palashbari area of Trimohoni.The detainees are: Bipul,28, Shakil,21, Sumon,23, and Ataur Rahman,28. LY
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Irregularities found in VGF rice distribution at RoumariKURIGRAM, Aug 25: Irregularities have been found in the distribution of Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) rice in Roumari Upazila of the district.Under the programme, 880 metric tons of rice were allocated for distribution among 43,997 families in six unions of the upazila, but the union parishad (UP) chairmen, members, political leaders and activists, and socio-cultural ...
Mob torch police van, bike
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Chased by cop, BCL leader killed in road crashChased by a traffic police member, a Chhatra league leader was killed in a road accident in Bhurungamari upazila of Kurigram on Thursday afternoon.Local people, however, confined three traffic police members in local UP office.Deceased Khairul Islam Khokon, was a member of the convening committee of Bhurungamari's Shilkhuri union unit BCL.Witnesses said, police were examining ...
By Laili Begum
Missing autorickshaw driver found dead
A battery-run autorickshaw driver was found dead in Debottar area of Razarhat upazila in Kurigram district on Saturday afternoon, about two months after his going missing.Victim Ashiqur Rahman Ridoy, 16, was the son of Ariful Islam, a resident of Debottar Pashchhim Para village in the upazila, said Md Mozammel Haque, captain of Rapid Action Battalion ...
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Couple found hanging Bodies of a newly married couple were found hanging with a rope in Kurigram town on Wednesday noon.The dead were Milon, 20, son of Bilal Hussain, and his wife Manisha Banu, 17.Both were residents of Harikesh Maddhapara area of the town. The family said the couple went to sleep after taking meal on Tuesday night ...
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Shrimp farming in sweet water on rise in KurigramKURIGRAM, June 19: Shrimp farming in sweet water is expanding in the district. In this connection, Kurigram Fish Egg Production Farm has been working since 2017 to expand shrimp farming in sweet water. As they were successful in producing shrimp egg and fry last year, they are producing the same this year and selling those ...
By Laili Begum
No peace in country, says Ershad Claiming there is no peace in the country, Jatiya Party (JaPa) Chairman HM Ershad on Saturday said peoples of country want a change. Only Jatiya Party can ensure good governance in country, he added. The JaPa chairman came up with this comment during a rally in Ulipur upazila of Kurigram.Ershad said no government was successful ...
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Newborn found dead A newborn baby boy was found dead in a drain beside Kurigram General Hospital on Saturday morning.Local people spotted the body this morning in the drain beside a road near hospital and informed police.Being informed, police went to the spot and sent the body to the hospital morgue.Sadar Police Station SI Nitai Chandra confirmed the ...
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9 held for cheating in teachers' recruitment testNine candidates were detained in Kurigram district on charge of using electronic devices and mobile phone during assistant primary teacher recruitment test on Friday morning.The detainees are Habiba Sultana, Warinnahar, Mousumi Begum, Fatema Begum, Shahnaz Begum, Abdur Rahim, Abdullah Al Faruque, Shibli Noman and Sanjay Kumar Ray. Kurigram Deputy Commissioner (DC) Parvin Sultana said the ...
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Villagers suffer for broken bridge at BhurungamariKURIGRAM, May 27: Thousands of people of about 10 villages under three unions in Bhurungamari Upazila of the district have been suffering for long for a broken bridge on the Mora Sangkosh River near the Baldia Bazaar in the upazila.As one portion of the bridge broke about 25 years ago, the local people are crossing ...
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