Mintu Deshwara

September 17, 2021
September 17, 2021

Honey farming a new hope for small entrepreneurs

Honey cultivation has proved to be a profitable venture for many farmers, especially small-scale entrepreneurs, in Sylhet division and as a result, people are becoming increasingly interested in...

September 13, 2021
September 13, 2021

Good news for gibbons

Gibbons are one of the most critically endangered primates in Bangladesh. Though once a prominent species, their numbers have dwindled due to continued loss of habitat and hunting.

September 10, 2021
September 10, 2021

Demand for local green malta on the rise

Locally grown green sweet orange, or malta, enhances immunity and has shown to be quite helpful for treating people with anemia.

September 7, 2021
September 7, 2021

Social forestry: who do you serve?

Under a quizzical social forestry project undertaken right in the middle of a natural forestland in Moulvibazar’s Kulaura upazila, the Forest Department is jeopardising age-old natural forestry as...

September 5, 2021
September 5, 2021

International Vulture Awareness Day: Vanishing vultures

Long considered ominous creatures in our culture, vultures, in reality, play one of nature’s most crucial roles and keep the ecosystem in order.

September 3, 2021
September 3, 2021

Bamboo fencing in Laghata, Palak rivers wreaks havoc on indigenous fish species

When the government is observing National Fisheries Week countrywide, a section of unscrupulous fishers continues to catch native fish and aquatic lives erecting bamboo fences across the Laghata...

September 1, 2021
September 1, 2021

Papaya cultivation in fallow land sees success in Moulvibazar

Farmers are enjoying tremendous success cultivating papaya in fallow lands in Sreemangal upazila of Moulvibazar district, thanks to bumper yield and a reasonable market price.

August 24, 2021
August 24, 2021

New honey tea sells for Tk 3,100 a kg

Shahbazpur Tea Garden in Sreemangal upazila of Moulvibazar district has recently introduced a new variety called honey tea.

August 22, 2021
August 22, 2021

Bhogtera Community Clinic: Setting precedence in normal delivery

Twenty-five-year old Khadija Akter of Moulvibazar’s Barlekha upazila got married in Chauddagram of Cumilla. She moved to her father’s house a few months ago as she was pregnant.

August 22, 2021
August 22, 2021

Sylhet tourism on road to recovery

Sylhet division is littered with numerous haors, waterfalls, swamp, hills, and tea gardens that make it an attractive tourist destination.