KM Rezaul Hoque

August 7, 2019
August 7, 2019

Floating Aman seedbeds to overcome seedling crisis

Prolonged flood in the char lands of Gaibandha district has completely damaged aman seedlings causing local farmers to worry about their crops. However, with advice from agriculture officers,...

July 2, 2019
July 2, 2019

Buyers, sellers suffer as big chilli market lacks amenities

The famous red chilli market on the bank of the Jamuna at Gajaria in Gaibandha’s Fulchhari upazila has been running under the open sky for over a decade, much to the sufferings of sellers and...

March 14, 2019
March 14, 2019

Brickfields in croplands, beside dwellings pose threat

At least nine brickfields are functioning on crop lands and residential areas in Saghata upazila of the district, posing threat to environment, agriculture and public health.

December 12, 2018
December 12, 2018

Road accidents kill 112 in five years

As many as 112 people were killed and 703 others injured in over three hundred road crashes along 32 kilometers highway across the district in the last five years.

September 11, 2018
September 11, 2018

Transplanted Aman seedlings at risk

Farmers of Bhangamore area in Saghata upazila are worried over survival of transplanted Aman seedlings on about 500 acres of land if the water level in the Jamuna basin rises, as a large breach...

September 2, 2018
September 2, 2018

Bloom and grow, forever

In and around Mathorpara village, in Gaibandha's Shaghata upazila, it's become usual for every newborn child to be welcomed into the world with the planting of a tree. The tradition began...

July 26, 2018
July 26, 2018

High yielding Purple paddy

Following last year's successful cultivation of high yielding Purple paddy during the Borto season, the agriculture department in Sundarganj upazila under the district has started plantation...

April 28, 2018
April 28, 2018

High potency purple paddy farming drawing attention in Gaibandha

Dulali Begum was curious about the purple paddy grains she saw while visiting her relatives house in Gazipur last year. She collected some grains and decided to give it a try at her home in Gaibandha.

March 2, 2018
March 2, 2018

A never ending agony

Even after 47 years of independence, they are yet to get salaries under the national pay scale despite their huge contribution to

February 18, 2018
February 18, 2018

She's a superhero

Jobeda isn't the only woman whose husband divorced her when her father couldn't pay the full dowry. Nor is the 32-year-old tailor