EAM Asaduzzaman

December 17, 2021
December 17, 2021

Nilphamari has good potential for tourism

Tourism  in Rangpur’s Nilphamari could be a boon for the national economy as the  district has glorious historical and natural sites to see, including  some related to the Liberation War.

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Farmers trying out alternative edible oil

Bangladesh is trying out cultivation of a plant which various Asian regions consider a handy source of ingredients essential to health.

November 18, 2021
November 18, 2021

Delays in govt procurement irk Aman farmers

Although Aman paddy farmers are harvesting the crop in full swing, the government is yet to make good on its promise to buy the kitchen staple through a national procurement drive that began earlier this month.

November 3, 2021
November 3, 2021

Improve Chilahati rail station to facilitate trade

Trade between Bangladesh and India through the Haldibari-Chilahati rail link resumed on August 1 after a 56-year hiatus but infrastructure of Chilahati rail station in Nilphamari district has remained inadequate.

October 26, 2021
October 26, 2021

Zakaria’s quest for self-dependence still elusive

Thirty-two-year-old Zakaria Hossain, a resident of Dakkhin Sonakhuli village in Nilphamari’s Dimla upazila, was not born blind.

October 6, 2021
October 6, 2021

Fast-yielding aman a lifesaver for farmers in lean period

Farmers in Nilphamari district of Rangpur division began harvesting their early-flowering aman paddy halfway through September, bringing a sense of festivity to the area.

September 30, 2021
September 30, 2021

Farmers pass busy days cultivating early-harvest potatoes

Farmers in Nilphamari district are cultivating a fast-growing variety of potato in order to maximise their profits before the year ends.

September 27, 2021
September 27, 2021

Nilphamari primary schools see dwindling attendance

The attendance of primary students in Nilphamari has seen a decrease of 13pc to 16pc after reopening of school following a long hiatus, which guardians and teachers say may be the result of the end of the school feeding programme.

September 9, 2021
September 9, 2021

Small jute mills attempt revival

Small jute mills of Rangpur division in the country’s northwest have resumed production after remaining shut for several months as raw jute prices soared after last year’s harvests and for the pandemic-induced business losses.

September 3, 2021
September 3, 2021

Low potato prices leave traders, farmers in a quandary

Potato farmers and traders have been left bewildered by a drastic fall in potato prices this year as many of them had packed their produce into cold storages to sell during the rainy season, when most crops die of flooding and before the arrival of winter crops, in order to maximise profits.