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Shibganj Boro farmers preparing  seedbed applying new method

Shibganj Boro farmers preparing seedbed applying new method

Our Correspondent 2018-02-01 21:29:10

BOGRA, Feb 01: Farmers of Shibganj upazila under the district are preparing Boro seedbed in a new method called 'Ideal' for better yield this season. According to the Department of Agriculture Extens...

Maize cultivation increases in Natore district

Maize cultivation increases in Natore district

Roving Correspondent 2018-02-01 21:28:13

NATORE, Feb 01: The farmers of the district have exceeded the target set for maize cultivation for this season. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DEA) office sources, growers had...

Law enforcers seize nine maunds of jatka

Law enforcers seize nine maunds of jatka

-- 2018-02-01 15:35:07

Members of Coast Guard Bangladesh in a drive have seized nine maunds of jatka (hilsa fry less than 10 inches in length) from Meghna river in Chandpur early Thursday. Lt Sinchan Ahmed, commander of Ch...

Bed planting wheat farming gains popularity in Rajshahi

Bed planting wheat farming gains popularity in Rajshahi

-- 2018-02-01 13:22:12

By dint of much interest among the farmers and others concerned, acreage of wheat farming in bed-planting method has started gaining momentum in the region including its vast barind tract for the last...

‘Robber’ dies  in Kushtia ‘gunfight’

‘Robber’ dies in Kushtia ‘gunfight’

-- 2018-02-01 11:48:10

A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with police on Kushtia-Jhenidah highway in Mahishdanga area under Islamic University Police Station on Thursday. The deceased could not be identif...

Sylhet workshop focuses on need to modernise fisheries sector

Sylhet workshop focuses on need to modernise fisheries sector

Our Correspondent 2018-02-01 00:00:00

Speakers at a day-long workshop in the on Wednesday focused on the need to modernise the country fishery sector to increase production. Addressing as the chief guest, Sylhet Agricultural University (...

Bogra potato growers eye bumper yield

Bogra potato growers eye bumper yield

Our Correspondent 2018-02-01 00:00:00

Potato growers of the district are expecting to get a bumper production this season. The plants are growing well. Growers may start harvesting from February. The Department of Agriculture Extension (...

Gopalganj growers make good profit from high-yielding tomato varieties

Gopalganj growers make good profit from high-yielding tomato varieties

Our Correspondent 2018-01-31 00:00:00

Farmers of Raghunathpur union under Sadar upazila are making a good profit by growing 'Beautiful-2' tomato variety this season. Dilip Biswas, a farmer of Raghunathpur village under Sadar upazila, sai...

Bogra eyes good coriander yield

Bogra eyes good coriander yield

Our Correspondent 2018-01-31 00:00:00

Coriander cultivators of the district are expecting a good output this season amid a favourable weather condition. The growers are now busy taking care of the cropland to get a satisfactory productio...

Gazipur road crash kills three

Gazipur road crash kills three

-- 2018-01-31 00:00:00

At least three people died and two others were injured in a road accident at MC Bazar on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Sreepur upazila on Wednesday morning. The identities of the deceased could not be...

Good yield of onions delights Natore farmers

Good yield of onions delights Natore farmers

-- 2018-01-29 15:24:11

Hundreds of marginal peasants in Natore district are getting good yield of onions in the current season. Timely supply of necessary agriculture inputs from the Department of Agriculture Extension (DA...

Comilla road mishap kills passerby

Comilla road mishap kills passerby

-- 2018-01-29 15:23:32

A passerby was killed in Nishchintapur area on Dhaka- Chittagong highway in Comilla on Monday morning. The deceased was identified as Mahbubul Alam, a hotel employee, reports UNB. A speeding pickup...

Tree felling in Sreerampore rly  officers' colony rampant

Tree felling in Sreerampore rly officers' colony rampant

Our Correspondent 2018-01-29 00:31:20

RAJSHAHI, Jan 28: a good numbers of age-old, large trees worth millions of Taka have been cut off and taken away from Railway Officers' Colony of Sreerampore area under the city during the last six mo...

Veg cultivation on the rise in Sylhet

Veg cultivation on the rise in Sylhet

Our Correspondent 2018-01-29 00:30:27

SYLHET, Jan 28: Cultivation of all kinds of vegetable is on the rise in Sylhet region this year. A report prepared by the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) shows so far 53,222 hectares of lan...

Tomato production generates income of marginal peasants

Tomato production generates income of marginal peasants

Roving Correspondent 2018-01-29 00:28:43

SIRAJGANJ, Jan 28:  Tomato cultivation creates a noticeable income generation for the poor and marginal peasants of the district this season. A total of 700 hectares of land have been under toma...

Banana farming expanding fast in Nilphamari

Banana farming expanding fast in Nilphamari

Our Correspondent 2018-01-29 00:00:00

 Hundreds of poor families of the district have been attaining financial solvency by farming banana. Sources said banana cultivation is increasing gradually in the area. High land or semi sandy...

Rangpur Baukul farmers happy over good yield

Rangpur Baukul farmers happy over good yield

Our Correspondent 2018-01-29 00:00:00

A good yield of Baukul, a plum variety, has made the cultivators of the district jubilant during the current season. Because of huge demand its cultivation is on the rise in different areas of the di...

RAB detains two with 200 kg hemp in B’baria

RAB detains two with 200 kg hemp in B’baria

-- 2018-01-28 17:17:37

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested two people along with 200kg hemp on Dhaka-Sylhet highway near Khatihata in Sarail upazila on Sunday morning. The arrestees are identified as Ishak Mia...

Moulvibazar road crash kills mother, son

Moulvibazar road crash kills mother, son

-- 2018-01-27 12:31:15

A woman and her minor son died when a head-on collision between a tractor and CNG-run auto-rickshaw occurred at Arjuna in Barlekha upazila on Friday night. The accident took place around 9:30pm as th...

CPBS-1 brings 154 houses under power network

CPBS-1 brings 154 houses under power network

-- 2018-01-27 02:16:48

Chandpur Palli Bidyut Samity (CPBS-1) has brought a total of 154 houses of two villages under Kachua upazila of Chandpur under rural electrification network recently. Former home minister Dr Mohiuddi...

Miscreants beat youth to death in Munshiganj mosque

Miscreants beat youth to death in Munshiganj mosque

-- 2018-01-26 12:56:20

A youth was killed by some miscreants in a mosque where he took shelter on Thursday evening at Jashaldia village in Lawhajong upazila. The deceased was 26, son of Hasen Molla of the village, who had...

Severe cold damages seedbeds in Bogra

Severe cold damages seedbeds in Bogra

Our Correspondent 2018-01-26 12:55:21

BOGRA, Jan 24: Boro paddy growers from different villages are worried for as severe cold like situation have damaged many seedbeds in the district. According to the Department of Agriculture Extensio...

Farmers of Sylhet region passing busy time cultivating Rabi crops

Farmers of Sylhet region passing busy time cultivating Rabi crops

Our Correspondent 2018-01-26 12:54:32

SYLHET, Jan 25: Farmers of greater Sylhet region have been passing busy time for cultivation of different Rabi crops, including vegetable of all types and others. So far, crops on 87,144 hectares had...

Court puts ‘Pir’ behind bars for violating teenage girl

Court puts ‘Pir’ behind bars for violating teenage girl

-- 2018-01-26 05:49:21

A court on Thursday has sent a 'Pir' to jail in a case over raping a teenage girl in Faridganj upazila. Senior Judicial Magistrate court judge Md Shafiul Azam also ordered police to investigate the a...

Boost banking for northern crop production: Speakers

Boost banking for northern crop production: Speakers

-- 2018-01-26 02:42:57

Speakers asked the zonal managers of Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) to speed up its clients-level lending activities for boosting agricultural production to meet up the national food demand. T...

Dist admin takes initiative to rehabilitate beggars in Gaibandha

Dist admin takes initiative to rehabilitate beggars in Gaibandha

-- 2018-01-25 12:35:13

Speakers in Gaibandha underscored proper implementation of programmes to make the district beggar free through active participation of all. An initiative has been taken by the district administration...

Sheep rearing expanding fast in Joypurhat

Sheep rearing expanding fast in Joypurhat

Roving Correspondent 2018-01-25 12:00:00

A good number of people of the district has attained financial solvency by rearing sheep. According to the Department of Livestock Services, Joypurhat, office sources, many people of Akkelpur, Kalai,...

Natore bean growers make good profit

Natore bean growers make good profit

Roving Correspondent 2018-01-25 12:00:00

Bean growers of the district have attained financial solvency due to good production and fair market price.  The vegetable item is being sold at Tk 40 to Tk 50 per kg in the retail market, while...

Death of Chittagong youth: Three cops withdrawn

Death of Chittagong youth: Three cops withdrawn

-- 2018-01-25 07:41:54

Three policemen were withdrawn in connection with the death of a youth in a clash between police and villagers at Bhatiari in Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong on Wednesday night. The policemen are- su...

Decoprima pesticide saves veg fields from root rotting disease

Decoprima pesticide saves veg fields from root rotting disease

Our Correspondent 2018-01-24 12:00:00

Decoprima pesticide can be used in vegetable field for driving root and leaf rotten. It can be used when leaves turn yellowish, flowers fall and fungal attack. It makes plants strong and fresh. ...