Two book shelves, two tables and a couple of chairs in a tiny tin hut may not strike a city dweller as much of a library.
Producers of kolichun, slaked lime made from oyster shells, are leaving their traditional profession due to low demand of their product and high cost of production materials.
Not a single moment is wasted inside the Bhitarband Shishu Park in Kurigram’s Nageshwari upazila.
Education is dropped down the list of priorities when survival tops the list for many children having disabilities from birth.
A good number of traditional Aman farmers in Kurigram are going to cultivate Robi crops early to recoup their loss caused by the recent floods.
Fair price has brought smile to vegetable farmers in flood free areas of Sadar, Nageshwari, Bhurungamari and Rajarhat upazilas.
The ongoing flood has submerged 60,000 hectares of paddy and vegetable fields, mainly in the northern districts, affecting both farmers and consumers, as crop loss has sent the vegetable prices soaring for reduced supply in the market.
Fifty-two-year-old Mostafizar Rahman is making a change in a unique way by training orphans on the art of making honey, hoping that one day they will become self-sufficient.