Ahmed Humayun Kabir Topu

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.

July 3, 2021
July 3, 2021

Bringing smile to two young faces

Two students of Supto Sikha Protibondhi Vidhyalaya, a school for children with special needs, have become a source of pride for Bera upazila as well as Pabna because their paintings earned a place...

June 23, 2021
June 23, 2021

Weavers miss out on duty-free import

A duty-free facility meant for weavers has allegedly been misused to import about Tk 400 crore worth of raw materials.

June 16, 2021
June 16, 2021

Devouring Jamuna: Despair is all they feel

After the Jamuna river eroded the banks on which his ancestral home stood in Shahzadpur upazila’s Koizuri village a few years ago, Md Shawkat Ali shifted his residence further inland into Koizuri...

June 16, 2021
June 16, 2021

Fishermen of Gohala river being driven out by influentials

A group of fishermen who have been fishing in the waterbody of Gohala river at Shahzadpur upazila in Sirajganj for generations has alleged that they are not able to fish in the river as a section...

June 13, 2021
June 13, 2021

Peanut brings smile to char farmers in Pabna, Sirajganj

Md Aiyub Khan, a farmer of Kollanpur char in Pabna’s Bera upazila, cultivated 10 bighas of land to produce 100 maunds of peanut, the only crop that can be grown on sandbanks.

June 5, 2021
June 5, 2021

Brimming Padma draws visitors in Pabna, residents of low-lying areas worried

The increasing water level in the mighty river Padma due to the rainy season is drawing curious visitors in Pabna while residents of the low-lying areas are increasingly worried about an early flood.

May 25, 2021
May 25, 2021

Cyclone threatens Chalanbeel farmers

Farmer Kazem Pramanik of Pabna’s Chatmohar, who cultivated two bighas of Boro paddy last year, could not harvest most of the crops as they were damaged by cyclone Amphan and early floods.