Netrakona (Bangladesh)

Type: City
Name: Netrakona (Bangladesh)
Country: Bangladesh
Latitude: 24.889999
Longitude: 90.730003
population: 79,025
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Meeting on child marriage prevention law in Netrakona

NETRAKONA Sept 17, 2014 (BSS) - Speakers on Tuesday at a round table conference on "Child Marriage Prevention Law, Current Situation and Necessary Measures" underlined the need for concerted efforts to prevent child marriage.The speakers also urged the ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Govt starts rehab programmes for flood-hit areas

The government has undertaken rehabilitation programmes to support flood-affected people in 19 districts of the country aiming to overcome their month-long sufferings, reports BSS.Director General of the Department of Disaster Management Mohammad Abdul ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Shillong rings al Qaida alert

Shillong, Sept. 8: With a boundary of over 600km with Assam and 443km with Bangladesh, Meghalaya is not taking the recent al Qaida video lightly, although there is no specific input about the presence of al Qaida in the state. In a 55-minute video posted ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

One to hang, five to serve life for killing schoolboy

Home > Bangladesh > Court Correspondent,  bdnews24.comPublished: 2014-09-08 16:24:20.0 BdST Updated: 2014-09-08 16:24:20.0 BdSTA Dhaka court has sentenced a man to death and five others to life in jail for the murder of a schoolboy in Netrakona ... [Published Bdnews24.com - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Bumper jute production makes farmers happy in Netrakona

NETRAKONA, Sept 7, 2014 (BSS)- Bumper jute production hasbrought smile on the faces of farmers of all the ten upazilas inthe district as they got fair price for the crop in the currentseason.Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) had a target ofcultivating ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Major rivers swell to flood new areas

:02:45 A A- A+ Most of the major rivers swelled in the last 24 hours until Friday evening inundating fresh areas across Bangladesh. Water Development Board (WDB) said water at 20 points of 15 major rivers was flowing above the danger level at 6:15pm. ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 3 reports

Flood situation to worsen in 14 dists

With floodwater all around, no firewood or food grains for cooking, hardly any source of drinking water and almost no sanitation facilities, each day dawns in the flood-hit areas with indescribable sufferings for the people there.Adding to the woes of ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Recouping flood-hit crops ‘uncertain’

Recouping large portion of the flood-hit crops, including the standing Aman plants, has become uncertain as flood forecasters have ruled out any possibility of improvement of the condition immediately.According to Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Floods likely to linger

People dismantle their home in Dewabari of Hatibandha in Lalmonirhat yesterday to take it to a safer place as the over-flowing Teesta floods a large portion of the north. Photo: Dilip RoyWith the situation worsening in at least five districts, the Flood ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Concern over Aman crop due to flash floods, tidal surge

Flash floods and tidal surge, which affected parts of six districts in the country, have raised concern over seasonal Aman crop of nearly 3,000 hectares of land, officials said.Agriculture and water development officials said if the floods in parts of ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Singer Nancy attempts suicide

Well-known Singer Nazmun Munir NancyPopular singer Nazmun Munir Nancy made a suicide attempt on Saturday by taking excessive slipping pill in her home town Netrakona, police said.She was rushed to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital after primary treatment ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Two alleged razakars arrested in Netrakona

The law enforcers at Netrakona yesterday arrested two war crimes accused for their alleged involvement in atrocities in the district during the 1971 Liberation War.The arrests were made only hours after the International Crimes Tribunal 1 issued warrants ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 12 2014]

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Besides, the ECNEC meeting approved the "Pre-payment metering for Khulna City (1st phase) with Taka 42.43 crore under which some 31,000 pre-paid meters would be distributed among the consumers of the Khulna city."
"Oxfam with its NGO partners is committed to provide humanitarian assistance to the affected populations and is coordinating with other INGOs and the local government to target affected population in hard to reach areas" said Snehal V Soneji, Country Director of Oxfam in Bangladesh
"Now it is only in rainy season when only a few fishes could be caught, let alone Hilsa" he said
"We have allocated 415 tonnes of rice and Tk0.715 million for the flood-affected people so far" he said

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Meeting on child marriage prevention law in Net... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 17 2014]
Bangabandhu Satellite Launching Project okayed [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 16 2014]
Govt starts rehab programmes for flood-hit areas [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 12 2014]
Shillong rings al Qaida alert [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 08 2014]
One to hang, five to serve life for killing sch... [Published Bdnews24.com - Sep 08 2014]
Bumper jute production makes farmers happy in N... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 07 2014]
20 local fish species now extinct [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 01 2014]
Water receding in north, heading for central parts [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 31 2014]
Major rivers swell to flood new areas [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 30 2014]
Major rivers swell to flood new areas across Ba... [Published Bdnews24.com - Aug 29 2014]
120 villages flooded as Bogra dam caves in [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 29 2014]
Flood situation to worsen in 14 dists [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 28 2014]
Recouping flood-hit crops ‘uncertain’ [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 28 2014]
Flood not worrying, it’s just usual high monsoo... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 27 2014]
Floods spread further [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 27 2014]
Floods likely to linger [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 26 2014]
Ferry services on Mawa-Kawrakandi route suspended [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 20 2014]
Concern over Aman crop due to flash floods, tid... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 17 2014]
Two lakh people marooned [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 16 2014]
Singer Nancy attempts suicide [Published New Age Bangladesh - Aug 16 2014]
Two alleged razakars arrested in Netrakona [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 12 2014]
BSF submits list of rebel camps in Bangla [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Mar 10 2014]
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