• 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.

  • Muezzin’s magic in ornamental fish farming

    In the first week of January, I went to Narayanganj’s Araihazar upazila, where fish farmer Mokbul Mollah is doing ornamental fish, also known as colourful fish, farming.

  • Road damaged a week after construction

    Just a week after construction of the three-kilometre portion of an important road in Kishoreganj upazila the carpeting wore away, raising question about the quality of the work.

  • A parched Teesta sees many routes closed

    At least 25 out of 35 river routes in the Teesta river basin area under eight upazilas of Lalmonirhat and Kurigram have been closed due to a sharp decline in the water level during the ongoing dry season.

  • Feeding the unfed

    Nree Foundation, a voluntary organisation based in Sherpur, has been serving daily lunch to the unfed people since August last year to alleviate the impact of coronavirus pandemic. The programme titled “Food for the Hungry” has come as a respite for the destitute.

  • Inefficiency in road renovation

    Carpeting got damaged of a paved road stretching from Bijaya of Joychandi union in Kulaura upazila to Kapnapahar Road of Juri upazila even before the completion of the work.

  • Topsoil removal from cropland goes unabated

    Cutting of topsoil from croplands is still going on unabatedly at different places in Tangail, leaving a harmful impact on fertility of land.

  • Children drowning double in Patuakhali

    Child deaths due to drowning have doubled in Patuakhali in one year.

  • Delay in repair work irks locals

    The delay in repairing the banks of the Gogalichhra River, which originated from the hilly area of ​Kulaura in Moulvibazar, affected by three landslides last year has irked the villagers.

  • Saidpur admin grabbing martyred FF’s land: Family

    Saidpur upazila administration has been building new houses under Ashrayan-2 project allegedly occupying land belonging to martyred freedom fighter Solaiman Kha’s family at Laxsmanpur Charakpara village.

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