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Buri Teesta to get a new life

To rejuvenate the Buri Teesta river in Kurigram and save the riverside people from bearing the brunt of extensive floods during monsoon, the Barendra Multipurpose Development Authorities have begun excavation work in the river.

1d ago

Mother to 74 orphans

With a vow to change the lives of as many orphaned children as she could, Bilkis Banu built the Golap Khan Shishu Sadan at College Para area of Nageshwari upazila, Kurigram.

2w ago

Boro production: Labour shortage worries farmers

Farmers in districts under Rangpur division are facing an acute shortage of farm labourers amid the ongoing hot spell

2w ago

Tobacco cultivation: 30,000 northern families at health risk

Widespread cultivation of tobacco leaf in northern Bangladesh has raised concerns about occupational health hazards.

1m ago

For the poor of the Teesta shoal, Chal Bhaja has become an iftar staple

Many make the mistake of thinking it is a traditional iftar item in the area but it is a part of their iftar menu due to sheer poverty

1m ago

Mustard growers in Rangpur unhappy with price

Around two lakh mustard growers in five districts of Rangpur division are unhappy with the market price.

1m ago

Local shoemakers struggling amid low demand

Ahead of festivals like Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Azha, and Durga Puja, local shoemakers like Dhaneshwar Chandra Rabidas, 50, usually pass a busy time making handmade shoes, some even customised to the buyer’s preferences.

1m ago

Kurigram to perk up with Bhutan’s economic zone

Nur Islam, 70, a marginal farmer in Kurigram, one of the most poverty-prone regions of Bangladesh, was overcome with excitement when he learnt on Monday that Bhutan would be setting up a special economic zone in the area.

1m ago
May 18, 2024
May 18, 2024

Buri Teesta to get a new life

To rejuvenate the Buri Teesta river in Kurigram and save the riverside people from bearing the brunt of extensive floods during monsoon, the Barendra Multipurpose Development Authorities have begun excavation work in the river.

May 3, 2024
May 3, 2024

Mother to 74 orphans

With a vow to change the lives of as many orphaned children as she could, Bilkis Banu built the Golap Khan Shishu Sadan at College Para area of Nageshwari upazila, Kurigram.

May 1, 2024
May 1, 2024

Boro production: Labour shortage worries farmers

Farmers in districts under Rangpur division are facing an acute shortage of farm labourers amid the ongoing hot spell

April 19, 2024
April 19, 2024

Tobacco cultivation: 30,000 northern families at health risk

Widespread cultivation of tobacco leaf in northern Bangladesh has raised concerns about occupational health hazards.

April 10, 2024
April 10, 2024

For the poor of the Teesta shoal, Chal Bhaja has become an iftar staple

Many make the mistake of thinking it is a traditional iftar item in the area but it is a part of their iftar menu due to sheer poverty

April 9, 2024
April 9, 2024

Mustard growers in Rangpur unhappy with price

Around two lakh mustard growers in five districts of Rangpur division are unhappy with the market price.

April 6, 2024
April 6, 2024

Local shoemakers struggling amid low demand

Ahead of festivals like Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Azha, and Durga Puja, local shoemakers like Dhaneshwar Chandra Rabidas, 50, usually pass a busy time making handmade shoes, some even customised to the buyer’s preferences.

March 28, 2024
March 28, 2024

Kurigram to perk up with Bhutan’s economic zone

Nur Islam, 70, a marginal farmer in Kurigram, one of the most poverty-prone regions of Bangladesh, was overcome with excitement when he learnt on Monday that Bhutan would be setting up a special economic zone in the area.

March 27, 2024
March 27, 2024

BSTI sues 105 brick kiln owners

Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI)  has filed cases against 105 brick kiln owners in the past three months in Rangpur division for manufacturing bricks below the standard size of 10x5x3 inches.

March 20, 2024
March 20, 2024

Children’s park now a grazing land

The lone park for children in Lalmonirhat town, established on a land of Bangladesh Railway beside Lalmonirhat Railway Station, is now being used for dumping garbage and grazing cattle.

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