Ahmed Humayun Kabir Topu

Fodder crisis hits cattle farmers

Cattle farmers in Sirajganj are in dire straits due to an acute crisis of fodder for around 40,000 animals amid the ongoing flood in the district.

1d ago

‘We could only save our lives’

It was the night of June 28. Suddenly, Ajuba Begum  felt a tremor in the ground that sent shivers down her spine.

4d ago

Bera mayor: From a fugitive in plain sight for 33 months to a free man

Police did not arrest Pabna’s Bera municipality mayor SM Asif Shams for over two and a half years, even though he had an arrest warrant against him for his company’s failure to pay Tk 191.63 crore it owed the state.

1w ago

Another solar farm to go online in days

Commercial operation of another solar power plant may start on June 30 on the bank of Jamuna in Sirajganj.

2w ago

Mangoes from 4 continents in one single orchard

A recent university graduate, Shibli established the Matri Bagan, including a nursery on a three-bigha land, with 150 mango plants

3w ago

Our dying Chalan beel

Imagine vast, shimmering water reflecting a clear blue sky. Boats glide across the surface, carrying villagers through a network of rivers and canals teeming with life. Schools of fish, like silver flashes, dart beneath the water.

1m ago

Sacrificial animal traders eye big sales ahead of Eid

Livestock traders and farmers in Bangladesh are eyeing big sales of sacrificial animals centring this year’s Eid-ul-Azha, but their dreams of hefty profits may be thwarted by ongoing inflationary pressure.

1m ago

Spectre of another exodus looms

A decade ago, an entire village in Natun Varenga union under Pabna’s Bera upazila went underneath the Jamuna river.

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May 8, 2024
May 8, 2024

Tagore’s legacy fading away in Kushtia

In Shilaidah of Kushtia’s Kumarkhali upazila, Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore spent days to leave the hustle and bustle of Kolkata and engross himself in his literary pursuits.

May 6, 2024
May 6, 2024

Tk 8cr bridge work stalled for 3 years

Construction of a connecting bridge on a canal in Char Kurulia area under Ishwardi upazila in Pabna has remained incomplete for three years.

May 4, 2024
May 4, 2024

Ishwardi Upazila: Illegal brick kilns choke Padma shoals

Around 50 illegal brick kilns have been set up over the last several years across vast shoal lands on the Padma river under Ishwardi upazila of Pabna.

April 27, 2024
April 27, 2024

Heat stress jeopardises dairy industry

There are around 2.5 crore cows and 13 lakh to 14 lakh farmers in the country. Of the farmers, 3.5 lakh own large farms, according to the Dairy Farm Owners Association in Bangladesh.

April 27, 2024
April 27, 2024

Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant: First unit to start production in December

Project deadline extended by 2 years, but authorities hope to complete grid line work before scheduled commissioning

April 23, 2024
April 23, 2024

Pabna hospital struggles to cope with child patients

Simran, 8, has been undergoing treatment at the 250-bed Pabna Medical College Hospital for the last six days after being diagnosed with pneumonia.

April 20, 2024
April 20, 2024

Mangoes and litchis taking a hit from the heat

It’s painful for Tajul Islam to see what has happened to his beloved mango orchard in Rajshahi city’s Borobongram Namopara.

April 8, 2024
April 8, 2024

Eid journey to north gets easier

People heading to the northern part of the country to celebrate the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr at their village homes have been experiencing a relatively hassle-free journey this year, thanks to the authorities concerned for their timely taken initiatives.

April 8, 2024
April 8, 2024

Lichi growers eyeing a bumper harvest

Lichi growers in Pabna are eyeing a bumper yield of the juicy summer fruit this year.

March 23, 2024
March 23, 2024

Holding tradition in an era of change

Deep-rooted in tradition, the lungi -- a rectangular garment worn by men across Bangladesh -- has been a symbol of comfort and practicality for ages.

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