• Paddy processing on roads: A danger invited

    Regardless of smooth vehicular movement and impending danger, farmers in different areas of Lalmonirhat and Kurigram districts are using roads and highways for threshing and drying paddy as Boro harvest gains momentum.

  • A menace that goes unnoticed

    A total of 130 brickfields are being operated illegally in 14 upazilas of Lalmonirhat and Kurigram districts thanks to the inaction of the authorities concerned.

  • Bad weather hampering Boro harvest

    Rice yield is likely to dwindle to some extent in eight districts of Rajshahi division during this Boro season due to bad weather during the harvest period, officials and farmers said.

  • Mushroom farming in Bangladesh hills

    Mushroom farming in the hills

    For Nipu Tripura life was full of uncertainty like the other women in the hills. During the bad days of COVID-19 she couldn’t even run her grocery store. But overcoming all obstacles she has now became an agricultural entrepreneur.

  • Farmers facing challenges in crop production

    Many farmers in Biral upazila have been facing enormous challenges in producing quality crops in their farmlands due to emission of toxic gas from two surrounding brick kilns.

  • A prelude to extinction

    Seven points in the junction of Tentulia, Agunmukha and Buragauranga estuaries in Patuakhali are one of the breeding grounds of the indigenous pangas fry in the country. The points have been declared as sanctuaries for breeding and migration of the indigenous species of pangas.

  • The fertilizer story

    Boro season is going on in Bangladesh and the harvest will start in full swing within a few days.

  • A scar that could not be healed in 51 years

    It all happened right before her eyes 51 years ago on April 18 but nonagenarian Halima Hafiz is still haunted by the memory of her husband and 10th grader son being stabbed indiscriminately and later buried while they were still alive.

  • Use of salt in cropland: A disaster in the offing

    A large number of farmers are using salt on cropland unscrupulously hoping to get higher yields in various upazilas of Natore especially in Naldanga.

  • It’s just ward councilor’s thuggery

    A ward councilor of Basail municipality in Tangail has excavated earth from roadside paddy fields in the name of the development of a road, farmers alleged. However, the road development project has yet to be officially approved.

  • Heyday for dried fish business

    The business centering dried fish, which has a huge demand in the domestic market, has created wide employment opportunities for hundreds of families in haor areas of Kishoreganj.

  • Untimely flood ravages croplands in Sirajganj

    Hundreds of acres of croplands on the banks of Jamuna in different upazilas of Sirajganj have been flooded by the onrush of waters from the upstream in the last few days.

  • How farmers are doing?

    March 26 was Bangladesh’s 51st anniversary of independence. On this month in 1971, after years of struggles Bangalees went into the battlefield, for the independence of their motherland.

  • Irrigation in Boro fields faces setback

    Irrigation in 2,500 hectares of land in Nilphamari is facing setback in the ongoing Boro season as transformer theft has become rampant which may lead to production fall.

  • Will their thirst be ever quenched?

    There seems to be no let-up in the sufferings of the Hajong people for pure drinking water. The century-old suffering of the indigenous people living in Netrakona’s Kalmakanda upazila is yet to be mitigated despite umpteen pledges of the public representatives.

  • A disaster waiting to happen

    The Ratnai Bridge on Lalmonirhat-Mughalhat road in Durakuti area of Sadar upazila has turned risky as it has tilted on the west end.

  • Pond in arable land worries Lalmonirhat farmers

    Over 100 farmers in Aditmari upazila are ringing an alarm as a local influential is digging a pond on around 22 bighas of land without prior approval of the authorities, which they think might make their cropland waterlogged.

  • Authorities blamed for 3 kids dying in landslide

    Three children have fallen victims to mindless soil extraction from hills in Kulaura upazila of Moulvibazar.

  • Unstoppable doctor

    Things were going alright for Jabbar Howladar but fate followed with less rewarding things as his both hands and legs had to be amputated due to gangrene infection.

  • miscreants poisoned fish to death in a pond

    Fish worth Tk 10 lakh poisoned over enmity

    Miscreants poisoned fish to death in a pond over previous enmity in Ghatail upazila of Tangail.

  • Duping poor with lure of valuables

    A clique has been allegedly earning a huge amount of money in the name of ‘raffle draw’ from the month-long fair organised by Ishwardi municipality.

  • 413-year-old Atia Mosque needs urgent renovation

    upazila has been in a dilapidated condition for long due to lack of care and maintenance.

  • Sand lifting poses threat to century-old bridge

    Unplanned extraction of sand from Dudhkumar river in Kurigram’s Bhurungamari upazila posing serious threat to century-old Sonahat Bridge on the river.

  • Char Bijoy riddled with dead fish

    A new shoal covering an area of ​​about 5,000 acres has sprung up in the deep Bay of Bengal, about 30-km south of Kuakata.

  • Kushtia dam collapses again

    About 100-metre of Rabindra Kuthibari protection embankment on the Padma river in Kushtia has collapsed.

  • Tk 23cr washed back into rivers!

    Over Tk 23 crore was spent only last year to excavate a 65-kilometre stretch of rivers and canals in five upazilas of Lalmonirhat. But most of the excavated earth, piled up on its side, has already made it back to the rivers and canals obstructing water flows.

  • Banana fibre showing export potential

    Two friends in Jhenidah have joined hands extracting fibre from banana plants in Jhenidah Sadar upazila after being inspired by YouTube videos.

  • Traffic movement halted as bridge deck collapses again

    Vehicular movement on Tangail-Aricha regional highway came to a halt as a steel plate of the deck of a Bailey bridge, repaired just a few days ago, on a canal at Tengripara in Nagarpur upazila collapsed again yesterday.

  • Dealing with hurdle for 3 decades

    Several thousand residents of Pashchim Baniary village under Matibhanga union in Pirojpur’s Nazirpur upazila have kept their communication alive by crossing the nearly dead Baleshwar river using a bamboo bridge that the villagers themselves first built over three decades ago.

  • A perennial woe to villagers

    Hundreds of people of eight to ten villages have been suffering immensely due to low approach road of a bridge over a canal at Gotampur village in Rajbari’s Pangsha upazila.

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