Ahmed Humayun Kabir Topu

August 17, 2021
August 17, 2021

Pabna’s hosiery industry needs support to survive

Pabna is known as a hosiery manufacturing hub that supplies a range of garment items, such as inner wear, legwear and socks, all over Bangladesh.

July 28, 2021
July 28, 2021

Poor Eid sales disappoint cattle traders

Md Sirajul Islam had brought nine cows from his hometown in Sirajganj’s Shahjadpur upazila to Kaliabazar in Dhaka in hopes of selling them at the cattle market a week ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Schoolboy builds low-cost oxygen concentrator

Watching his father die without oxygen support while suffering from a cardiac condition last year, young Taher Mahmud Tarif resolved to build a device to prevent any more such tragic deaths.

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

40pc of Rooppur Nuke Power Plant project completed

Even though the Covid-19 pandemic is showing no sign of stopping, there has been remarkable progress in the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant project, with nearly 40 percent of its construction work...

July 20, 2021
July 20, 2021

Farmers in a remote village selling cattle online

For decades, traditional haats had been the main place for Bangladesh’s farmers and traders for selling bulls ahead of Eid-ul-Ahza, one of the biggest festivals for Muslims when demand for...

July 20, 2021
July 20, 2021

Death of Boral, destruction of Chalan Beel

A long line of buildings are marked with a red cross at Bonorupa housing society in Bonpara municipality area in Natore’s Boraigram upazila.

July 19, 2021
July 19, 2021

150 cattle traders in Pabna village thrive in online markets

Over 150 cattle traders and farmers of Haropara village, in Pabna’s Bhangura upazila, are trading sacrificial animals on online markets -- setting an example and inspiring fellow traders.

July 19, 2021
July 19, 2021

Cattle train receives lukewarm response

A “cattle train” service rolled out by Bangladesh Railway seems to have fallen flat as just a single locomotive carrying 200 sacrificial animals for Eid-ul-Azha began its journey to Dhaka on Saturday.

July 12, 2021
July 12, 2021

Covid hospital in Pabna full to brim

Sohrab Bishwas (70) came to Pabna General Hospital all the way from Kismat Protappur village under the Sadar upazila on Wednesday. He came in with respiratory problems, along with other symptoms of...

July 4, 2021
July 4, 2021

Cattle traders in a blue funk as Covid rages on

The worsening Covid-19 situation has generated apprehensions among cattle farmers of Sirajganj and Pabna, two of the biggest cattle rearing hubs of the country.