Farmers have been regaining their interest in jute cultivation over the past few years as both the price and demand for the golden fibre are rising at home and abroad.
The once solitary, neat and green Tangail town has turned into a concrete jungle within a few decades after mindless tree felling, thanks to unplanned urbanisation.
Sugarcane production and acreages in Bangladesh have more than halved in the last two decades as farmers find it difficult to generate a steady stream of profit from the crop, official figures showed.
By the bank of Jamuna river stands Char Chandani Government Primary School in Tangail’s Bhuapur upazila.
Despite being delicious, pineapples grown in Tangail’s Madhupur upazila have grabbed media headlines for all the wrong reasons in the last few years.
Many hilly areas in Tangail’s Ghatail upazila have been flattened due to rampant cutting of red clay hillocks by soil traders allegedly supported by local influential people.
Hekmat Ali, the plaintiff of the case filed for robbery and gang-rape on a moving bus in Tangail, narrated the horrifying incident which occurred on the night of August 3.
A project undertaken by Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) to install 2,000 solar-powered irrigation pumps has been advancing at a snail’s pace.
“I am Sheikh Hasina’s Jannat!”
A library was set up at Kachua village in Tangail recently in the name of the late Selim Al Deen, a playwright and theatre artist as well as founding chairperson of Jahangirnagar University’s Department of Drama and Dramatics.