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  • Jujube orchards a winner for Jessore farmers

    Several varieties of jujube, locally known as kul or boroi, are proving to be a worthwhile crop in Jessore. Around 500 local farmers,
  • Nakshi kantha tradition thrives in Chapainawabganj

    For generations, heart and soul, many women in Chapainawabganj, as in some other parts of the country, have sewn nakshi kantha
  • Risky railway crossing

    With bustling markets on either side, Dhelapir railway crossing near Saidpur station in Nilphamari is predictably busy. Thousands of people and vehicles cross the tracks there each day.
  • The lure of palm oil

    African oil palms have been used for producing edible palm oil for millennia. Archaeological evidence suggests the tree was imported
  • Free school for poor children

    Knowing that their wealth could serve a good purpose in the here and now, Nawsher Alam and his wife Mahmuda Alam, from Uttar Majhail village in Hazipur union of Magura's sadar upazila, established a free school for poor students.
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