• Target jobs

    Now that they have a country to belong to after nearly a seven-decade wait, a new struggle begins for the people of Dashirchhara, a former Indian enclave in Kurigram. They now have to find jobs. Hoping that Bangladesh government would allocate funds for the development of the newly acquired areas, people of Dashiarchhara have started putting up signboards of educational institutions all around.

  • Cheers!

    Ratan Miah and his neighbours in Banshkata had good reasons to be happy yesterday. They not only became citizens of Bangladesh, after the enclave exchange, but Ratan also got to marry the girl of his dreams.

  • Heartburn for land

    Most residents of the 162 erstwhile enclaves inside Bangladesh and India finally have citizenship after 68 long years, but those left out of the 2011 census might find it hard to get citizenship and establish their ownership of land.

  • Record rainfall already

    After two consecutive dry monsoons, the country this year experiences 25 percent more rainfall than usual, hampering daily life and

  • It's guava time

    When the sky is grey and heavy rains have reached the south, villagers take to small boats, not merely for transport but to harvest guava. It's a busy time.



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