Dipankar Roy | The Daily Star
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  • ‘Govt did not take it seriously’

    Workers of eight state-owned jute mills in Khulna and Jashore industrial belt went on an indefinite hunger strike again from yesterday, to press home an 11-point demand including implementation of wage commission.
  • Cyclone Bulbul: 4,500 trees in Sundarbans damaged

    Cyclone Bulbul damaged 4,589 trees in the Sundarbans, mostly in the western part of the mangrove forest under Khulna and Satkhria districts, according to the Bangladesh Forest Department.
  • Khulna farmers happy getting agri-service in local market

    With an advice slip on his hand, paddy farmer Swapon Kumar Mondal looks happy returning home from the Kalinagar haat. The slip, obtained from officers of Dacope Upazila Agriculture Office (DAO), has recommendation about solving a problem that occurred in Swapon’s paddy field in Kalinagar village.
  • Growing popularity of taro

    The mammoth 10 feet tall pani kochu (taro) plants are a sight to behold.
  • Khulna hotel accommodates 765 candidates for free

    A hotel in Khulna city has provided free accommodation to 765 candidates of Khulna University of Engineering and Technology (Kuet) admission test.