Academic and administrative activities at Moulvibazar Polytechnic Institute are being hampered seriously due to manifold problems, including shortage of teachers and other essential employees.
Farmers in Sylhet division have seen tremendous success from the cultivation of green malta in the fallow lands this year.
Sixty-year-old Sujan Dofo, a resident of Balukona Punjee, indigenous village, in Moulvibazar’s Kulaura upazila, used to be solely involved in cultivating betel leaves for a living.
Alongside its tea estates, one thing that tourists also look to relish while visiting Sylhet is the local betel leaf cultivated there, also known as Khasi Paan.
Since 1990, the number of vultures in the subcontinent has been rapidly declining. According to the Forest Department, there were 1,972 vultures in the country in 2008. In the last census conducted in 2015, that number fell to 260.
A bridge, built over a canal at Rupnagar village in Habiganj’s Madhabpur upazila over one and a half decades ago, has been lying unused since construction as it does not have an approach road on one side, causing immense suffering to residents of several nearby villages.
Traditionally, beans are cultivated during the winter. However, the SAU Bean-1 (Sikribi-1) variety, which has been developed by Sylhet Agricultural University, exhibits remarkable adaptability, allowing it to thrive even during the summer in Moulvibazar.