Kongkon Karmaker

October 26, 2021
October 26, 2021

Pirganj Hindus: Cowering in fear, still

Nando Rani, 30, is still reeling from trauma after what she and her family suffered on the night of October 17.

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

Silence of the river

Fishermen of Majhipara village look to the Akhira for their livelihood, but since October 17 they have been unable to answer the river’s call even though they need its bounties desperately.

October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021

When fear is all they feel

They were already cringing in horror over what had happened at different places across the country over the last few days.

October 11, 2021
October 11, 2021

Rangpur jute growers enjoying better prices

Jute growers in Rangpur are getting better prices than before as many factories in the division are using the natural fibre to produce various Shataranji goods such as carpets and handbags for...

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021

Dinajpur sees hike in number of mandaps

The Hindu community in Dinajpur starts celebrating Durga Puja, the largest religious festival of the Hindus in the country, with Shoshthi rituals at 1,281 mandaps in the district tomorrow. 

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021

Rising int’l coal prices may affect domestic market

A huge demand for coal in China has had a butterfly effect that may reach Bangladesh’s construction, garment, and power generation industries as the highly-required fossil fuel is becoming...

September 24, 2021
September 24, 2021

Sonali chicken a game changer for Joypurhat farmers

The poultry industry in Rajshahi’s Joypurhat district has grown expeditiously over the past two decades thanks to the breakthrough breeding of Sonali chicken, a cross-breed of Rhode Island Red...

September 12, 2021
September 12, 2021

Space shortage stifles export thru Banglabandha land port

Several hundred trucks have been waiting outside the Banglabandha land port for the past 12 days for space to be made available for exports to be offloaded on the Indian side.

September 10, 2021
September 10, 2021

China Dowari: A fish trap raising alarm

Years of efforts by the government in protecting aquatic life through banning the use of ‘current net’ in waterbodies of the country will go in vain unless the use of ‘China Dowari’ fish trap --...

September 8, 2021
September 8, 2021

Taro stolon a boon for Joypurhat farmers

Taro stolon, which is “Kochur Loti” in Bangla, has turned into a boon for farmers of Panchbibi upazila of Joypurhat as its consumption has slowly grown locally and internationally over the years.