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Youth’s body recovered at Union Parishad office

Youth’s body recovered at Union Parishad office

-- 2020-11-29 15:16:29

A young man was found dead in a room of the Union Parishad office under Haripur union in Paba Upazila of Rajshahi district on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Mofazzal Hosain, 30, son of Tofazz...

Tomato yield brings smile to farmers in Rajshahi region

Tomato yield brings smile to farmers in Rajshahi region

-- 2020-11-24 17:42:34

Farmers are cultivating tomatoes successfully in the region including the vast Barind tract getting its good yield and better prices in the market. They are very enthusiastic and optimistic over high...

Native fruit varieties disappearing fast in Narsingdi

Native fruit varieties disappearing fast in Narsingdi

-- 2020-11-22 18:20:33

The native fruit varieties are disappearing fast in Narsingdi due to the adverse impact of climate change, the use of agro-chemical in the ground and the lack of planned ways for the production and ma...

Date juice collectors getting ready as winter is around the corner

Date juice collectors getting ready as winter is around the corner

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-11-20 11:33:17

With the advent of the winter, a good number of date juice collectors, locally known as Gachhi, who extract juice by cutting head of tree are preparing date tress to collect juice in Bogura. From the...

Sylhet, Sunamganj hit hard by power outage

Sylhet, Sunamganj hit hard by power outage

-- 2020-11-18 16:45:37

The residents of Sylhet City, suburban areas, Chhatak upazila and Sunamganj district town are going without power for nearly 30 hours as the authorities concerned say it is unlikely that power supply...

Fish fairs mark Bogura Nabanna festival

Fish fairs mark Bogura Nabanna festival

OUR CORRESPONDENT, BOGURA 2020-11-18 11:10:51

Fish fairs making Nabanna - an annual harvest festival that is celebrated on the first day of Agrahayan, the eighth month in the Bengali calendar - have taken a festive mood in all 12 upazilas of Bogu...

Boro cultivators in haor areas worried because they can’t prepare seedbeds

Boro cultivators in haor areas worried because they can’t prepare seedbeds

OUR CORRESPONDENT, SYLHET 2020-11-17 11:18:22

Farmers in haor areas of Sunamganj and Habiganj are worried as they cannot prepare seedbeds for Boro production season due to a slow recession of water. Only a handful of farmers have managed to prep...

Ethnic families raising rabbits to earn a better living

Ethnic families raising rabbits to earn a better living

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-11-16 14:41:28

Netrakona: A number of families at tribal-dominated Nayapara cluster village in Kullagarh union of Durgapur upazila of Netrakona district are trying to change their days by raising rabbits. Accordi...

Potato growers in Joypurhat expect windfall profit

Potato growers in Joypurhat expect windfall profit

ROVING CORRESPONDENT 2020-11-16 14:04:37

JOYPURHAT: Potato farmers of the district are expecting a windfall profit this season as they plan to harvest early-winter potato from the first week of December. A good number of growers said they s...

How Magura's Abul Hossen shows pearls grow in ponds

How Magura's Abul Hossen shows pearls grow in ponds

OUR CORRESPONDENT, MAGURA 2020-11-16 12:27:08

That pearls can be produced in ponds is what one Abul Hossein Khan in Magura has made possible. As the government enforced a lockdown across the country in efforts to contain the Covid-19 pandemic in...

Bright prospect of green malta beckons Cumilla farmers

Bright prospect of green malta beckons Cumilla farmers

Our Correspondent 2020-11-15 10:55:22

Green malta is now being cultivated on a large scale in different villages of Cumilla district, raising the hope of better income generation among the growers. The cultivators of the citrus variety f...

Bogura farmers harvest T-Aman, ready field for Robi crops

Bogura farmers harvest T-Aman, ready field for Robi crops

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-11-13 10:24:47

Harvesting of the early variety transplanted Aman (T-Aman) paddy is now going on in full swing amid much enthusiasm in Bogura district. Marginal farmers and agricultural workers are taking delight in...

Tangail lemon growers fear losses

Tangail lemon growers fear losses

Our Correspondent 2020-11-12 10:46:18

Lemon growers in Tangail district are facing huge losses after their lemon orchards were hit by repeated floods and heavy rainfalls during the current monsoon. Farmers in six upazilas of the diistric...

PRAN-RFL Group likely to generate 5,000 jobs in Rajshahi

PRAN-RFL Group likely to generate 5,000 jobs in Rajshahi

-- 2020-11-10 18:44:58

PRAN-RFL Group’s Varendra Industrial Park at Godagari in Rajshahi, is collecting agro-based products including mango, tomato, olive and guava, based on season, from the local farmers and making...

Three northern districts to produce orange-fleshed sweet potatoes

Three northern districts to produce orange-fleshed sweet potatoes

-- 2020-11-09 18:13:15

Farmers in Gaibandha, Kurigram and Rangpur are going to produce orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (OFSPs), Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute (BARI), during the current season. Gan Unnayan Kendra...

Spinach bringing profit for Bogura farmers

Spinach bringing profit for Bogura farmers

Our Correspondent 2020-11-09 10:51:34

Farmers are making a substantial profit from the early winter variety spinach in Bogura district thanks to a bumper yield and fair market price of the vegetable. They are selling each kilogram of spi...

Ex-BCL leader ‘commits suicide’ in Satkhira

Ex-BCL leader ‘commits suicide’ in Satkhira

-- 2020-11-07 12:40:32

A former leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League allegedly committed suicide by taking poison at Harishchandrakathi village in Tala upazila in Satkhira on Friday. The deceased was identified as Riad Hoss...

Rajshahi student turns pastime into business

Rajshahi student turns pastime into business

Our Correspondent 2020-11-05 09:45:12

RAJSHAHI: It was just out of fancy that Salah Uddin Mamun started to pet four rats of Swiss Albino species at his house in the Kantakhali area of the Rajshahi city. Watching its unprecedented growt...

Fishermen getting ready for deep-sea voyage

Fishermen getting ready for deep-sea voyage

Our Correspondent 2020-11-03 10:39:11

Fishermen have started taking preparation for the sea voyage ahead of the fishing and dry processing season at Dublar Char in the Sundarbans on the Bay of Bengal. They will set sail for remote char a...

Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 18 deaths, 1,568 new case

Covid-19: Bangladesh reports 18 deaths, 1,568 new case

-- 2020-11-01 16:35:26

Bangladesh has reported another 18 deaths and 1,568 new cases of novel coronavirus in last 24 hours. The death toll climbed to 5,941 while the number of infected people is now 409,252. The number of...

Man on seven-day remand for ‘hurting religious sentiment’ in Feni

Man on seven-day remand for ‘hurting religious sentiment’ in Feni

-- 2020-10-30 18:00:07

A Feni court on Friday placed a man on a seven-day remand for allegedly hurting the religious sentiment of Muslims on Facebook. The accused was identified as Mithun Dey alias Piklu Nil, 32, son of Ba...

Fire breaks out at Gazipur shoe factory

Fire breaks out at Gazipur shoe factory

-- 2020-10-26 19:15:49

A fire broke out at a footwear factory at Temgra Bazar in Sreepur upazila of Gazipur on Monday. Senior station officer of Sreepur Fire Service, Mia Raz, said the fire broke out at ‘Rana Footwea...

Moratorium on house building damaging Dunkan Hills

Moratorium on house building damaging Dunkan Hills

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-10-26 12:07:52

The Department of Environment (DoE) of Chattogram has directed to stop the construction work of Sanmar Properties at the Dunkan Hills in the port city. The DoE also directed Sanmar Properties Limited...

A remote Magura village now  produces malta

A remote Magura village now produces malta

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-10-26 10:21:58

MAGURA: A remote village Jagdal of Magura is now vibrant with ample Malta(sweet orange). Septuagenarian farmer Waliar Rahman of the village deserves this glorious credit . From his boyhood Waliar h...

Malta Cultivation gains popularity in Narsingdi

Malta Cultivation gains popularity in Narsingdi

-- 2020-10-25 16:59:10

The farming of Malta, a juicy citrus fruit enriched with vitamin C, is gaining popularity among farmers in Shibpur and Belabo upazilas of Narsingdi. Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) official...

Bogura farmers happy with early cauliflower price

Bogura farmers happy with early cauliflower price

-- 2020-10-25 10:52:29

BOGURA: Farmers of Bogura district are happy growing the early winter caulifloweras they are getting fair market price of the crops. A good number farmers of Dupchanchia, Kahaloo, Adamdighi, Shibganj...

Mobile court sends 45 fishermen to jail for catching hilsa

Mobile court sends 45 fishermen to jail for catching hilsa

-- 2020-10-24 21:27:39

A mobile court on Saturday sentenced 45 fishermen to different jail terms for catching hilsa defying a ban in Belkuchi upazila of Sirajganj district. Chauhali Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) Md Anisur...

Jamuna erosion panics Bogura people

Jamuna erosion panics Bogura people

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-10-23 10:09:44

Thousands of families on the banks of the Jamuna River are spending their days in panic and anxiety as various places of arrow protection work has collapseddue to the erosionin Bogura. The correspond...

Tangail farmers find incentive in olive cultivation

Tangail farmers find incentive in olive cultivation

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-10-21 10:45:50

The cultivation of olive, a seasonal but profitable fruit, is gaining popularity in many areas of Tangail district. Hundreds of farmers have attained financial solvency by cultivating the fruit. Sour...

Fodder crisis hits Bogura farmers

Fodder crisis hits Bogura farmers

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-10-20 11:48:29

Cattle rearers are facing severe problems due to an acute shortage of feed for their animals after the floodwater has started receding in Bogura. They are being compelled to sell their cattle at chea...