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Blast disease shatters Jashore Boro farmers' dream

Blast disease shatters Jashore Boro farmers' dream

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-18 10:33:16

BENAPOLE: Boro farmers' dreams have been shattered by the blast disease in their paddy fields at Manirampur upazila of the district like previous years. Many farmers have lost their way due to blast...

Farmers expect bumper litchi production in Rangpur region

Farmers expect bumper litchi production in Rangpur region

-- 2021-04-17 17:53:31

Healthier growth of tender litchi amid favourable climatic conditions predicts a bumper production of the juicy fruit in all five districts of Rangpur agriculture region. Officials of the Department...

Century old Vishnu statue excavated in Thakurgaon

Century old Vishnu statue excavated in Thakurgaon

-- 2021-04-16 20:46:07

A 100-year-old Vishnu statue has been found while excavating the soil of a pond in Thakurgaon's Haripur on Thursday afternoon. According to locals, the workers of Juman brick kiln found the statue of...

Groundnut cultivation gaining popularity in char areas

Groundnut cultivation gaining popularity in char areas

-- 2021-04-15 13:41:08

The farmers of char areas of Daulatpur, Shibalaya and Harirampur Upazilas of the district are happy for getting bumper output of groundnut as harvesting of the crop has started on the barren char land...

Illegal sand lifting threatens Bhurungamari bridge

Illegal sand lifting threatens Bhurungamari bridge

-- 2021-04-13 18:54:18

Two contractor companies are allegedly lifting sand from the Dudhkumar River illegally, threatening the stability of the century-old bridge over it in Bhurungamari of Kurigram. Sand lifting from with...

Downtrend in moshur price disappoints Magura farmers

Downtrend in moshur price disappoints Magura farmers

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-13 13:56:21

MAGURA: Down trend in price of moshur pulse is frustrating Magura farmers. A bumper production of moshur has been achieved in the district this year. Bumper production brought smile on the faces of...

Malek, the unsung hero of Chandpur who crossed English Channel in 1965

Malek, the unsung hero of Chandpur who crossed English Channel in 1965

OUR CORRESPONDENT,CHANDPUR 2021-04-12 10:05:14

This is the tale of an English Channel Crossing swimmer of Chandpur. This celebrated swimmer Abdul Malek was a bright star in the arena of sports in the district. This brave and indomitable Malek cro...

Century-old Teesta railway bridge turns risky

Century-old Teesta railway bridge turns risky

OUR CORRESPONDENT, LALMONIRHAT 2021-04-11 10:55:54

The century- old Teesta railway bridge over Teesta River at Kawnia -Teesta point has already expired its life time and become vulnerable for train communication. Everyday fourintercity, four mail and...

Commercial cultivation of chia seeds creates enthusiasm

Commercial cultivation of chia seeds creates enthusiasm

OUR CORRESPONDENT, JHENIDAH 2021-04-11 10:51:12

First ever commercial cultivation of super food chia seeds (salvia hispanica) by a unani doctor in the district is going to see a remarkable success, creating a great enthusiasm among the interested g...

Another dead whale washes up on Cox’s Bazar beach

Another dead whale washes up on Cox’s Bazar beach

-- 2021-04-10 18:41:10

A second dead whale has washed up on the Cox’s Bazar beach in a space of two days -- a grim discovery that pulled in crowds of people. The whale found on Saturday was 50 feet long and around 10...

'Fair price' makes mustard farmers happy

'Fair price' makes mustard farmers happy

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-08 11:45:50

JOYPURHAT: Mustard farmers are found happy over fair price of their produce this season in all five upazilas of the district and they are getting opportunity to sell it easily. With male members, fe...

Mijan worried about medical study expenses

Mijan worried about medical study expenses

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-08 11:42:08

LALMONIRHAT: Mijanur Rahaman who is from a poor family of Char Khulaghat village of Khulaghat union under sadar upazilla of the district has got chance in MBBS this year. His family is residing besi...

10 shops gutted in Gaibandha

10 shops gutted in Gaibandha

-- 2021-04-06 12:00:00

At least 10 shops were gutted in a fire that broke out at Old Bazar in Gaibandha district town in the early hours of Tuesday, officials said. Enamul Haque, deputy director of Gaibandha Fire Service a...

Jashore farmer successful in Dragon farming

Jashore farmer successful in Dragon farming

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-06 10:13:03

BENAPOLE: Helal Khan, who returned from abroad at Chaugacha Upazila in Jashore, has been economically solvent by cultivating dragon. He has successfully cultivated dragon fruit for the first time in...

Netrakona Modern Hospital not ready for coronavirus treatment

Netrakona Modern Hospital not ready for coronavirus treatment

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-04-06 10:09:30

NETRAKONA: The coronavirus situation has been continuing for a long year. Netrakona Modern Hospital iscompletely unprepared to treat corona patients. Infection has been on the rise again. But the cen...

Two killed in Rajshahi road crash

Two killed in Rajshahi road crash

-- 2021-04-05 14:26:25

Two people were killed when a truck hit a van on Rajshahi-Dhaka highway at Jewpara Borosenbagh in Puthia upazila of Rajshahi district on Monday. The deceased were identified as Abdus Samad, 60, a far...

Father, daughter killed in Pabna road crash

Father, daughter killed in Pabna road crash

-- 2021-04-02 14:33:39

A 36-year-old man and his minor daughter were killed when a truck hit their bike in the Taribaria Bazar area of Pabna Sadar upazila of Pabna district on Friday, police said. The deceased were identif...

Sunflower cultivation gaining popularity

Sunflower cultivation gaining popularity

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-03-31 09:09:02

NAOGAON: Farming of sunflower is gaining popularity in the district due to a sudden rise in its demand. Sources at the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) said more than 333 hectares of land...

High price inspires farmers to cultivate onion seed

High price inspires farmers to cultivate onion seed

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-03-29 08:44:24

Farmers in Naogaon district tend to concentrate on onion seed production due to high market price for the last two years. A good number of peasants are producing the seed on large scale and selling t...

Bumper output, high price delight horseradish growers

Bumper output, high price delight horseradish growers

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-03-28 10:21:14

JHENAIDAH: Growers of Horseradish, locally known as sajina, in Jhenaidah district are delighted over both bumper production and fair price of the high value easily cultivable vegetable this season....

Thirteen rivers in Jhenidah about to die

Thirteen rivers in Jhenidah about to die

OUR CORRESPONDENT, JHENIDAH 2021-03-24 16:49:31

Severe pollution, encroachment, and sand and soil lifting have posed an existential threat to 13 rivers that flow through Jhenidah, environmentalists say. The rivers Nabaganga, Chitra, Kumar, Kali, B...

Magura sees outstanding success in green banana production

Magura sees outstanding success in green banana production

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-03-24 10:27:26

MAGURA: Outstanding success has been achieved in Magura in producing 12- month long green banana. Akamat Mollah of village Shibrampur under Magura sadar upazila deserves this glorious credit. Akam...

How Kazi Emdad turns into icon of benevolence to farmers

How Kazi Emdad turns into icon of benevolence to farmers

OUR CORRESPONDENT, JHENIDAH 2021-03-22 09:07:28

A man has become an icon of benevolence providing farmers with all-out cooperation including imparting adult education to illiterate ones here in Kaliganj upazila in Jhenidah. Kazi Emdadul Haque, pop...

Zinc-enriched paddy farming on the rise in Nilphamari

Zinc-enriched paddy farming on the rise in Nilphamari

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-03-19 11:57:54

Cultivation of zinc-enriched paddy is increasing in Nilphamari district. Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) sources said about 5,000 farmers have already taken training on the farming process...

Mother, daughter found dead in Habiganj

Mother, daughter found dead in Habiganj

-- 2021-03-18 16:45:21

Police recovered the throat-slit bodies of a woman and her daughter from a house at Digambar Bazar of Bahabal upazila in Habiganj early Thursday. The deceased were identified as Anjali, 35, wife of S...

Misery on a muddy road

Misery on a muddy road

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-03-18 10:06:24

There is no way to understand at first sight if it is a paved or kutcha road. Because the accumulated soil fallen from the tractors carrying soil for brick fields made the road muddy in different p...

UAE national found dead at Chattogram hotel

UAE national found dead at Chattogram hotel

-- 2021-03-17 18:12:15

A man from the United Arab Emirates was found dead inside a hotel room on Station Road in Chattogram city on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Saif Ammor, 42, son of Mohammad Hasel Alenadi....

Two cousins electrocuted in Kurigram

Two cousins electrocuted in Kurigram

-- 2021-03-17 16:43:06

Two cousins were electrocuted along Phulbari border in Kurigram district on Wednesday. The deceased are Al Amin, 11, and Azimul Haque, 7. They were students of Balatari Government Primary School. Wi...

Chattogram still faces waterlogging, landslide

Chattogram still faces waterlogging, landslide

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2021-03-16 10:12:29

Risks of waterlogging and landslides are sill prevailing in Chattogram district despite awareness campaigns and projects taken by the government. If we want to free ourselves from waterlogging and la...

Six shops gutted in Tangail fire

Six shops gutted in Tangail fire

-- 2021-03-15 14:25:21

Six shops have been gutted in a fire at Pakullya Bazar in Mirzapur upazila of Tangail district. Habibur Rahman Khan, general secretary of Pakullya Bazar Traders Association, said the fire broke out f...