Href link using php is not redirecting


i am fetching a column value(URL) from database and placed it in a href tag .the code pasted below.
the value in the table is

<td> <a target="_blank" href="<?=$row['further']?>"> <?=$row['further']; ?> </a></td>

When i trying to access it , instead of going to it is redirecting to

it is adding my workspace url to actual URL. so what should i do now to resolve my issue. anyone please help me out.