A bumper production of betel nut and a fair price for the produce have put a big smile on the growers' faces in Ukhia
The coastal district of Cox's Bazar produces dried fish, called shutki in Bangla, worth around Tk 300 crore every year, with about one lakh people directly involved in the trade.
Cattle have started arriving in the country from neighbouring Myanmar ahead of Eid-ul-Azha.
Local cattle traders say they have set a target for importing around 25,000 cattle from Myanmar.
One of the 37 trafficking victims Myanmar handed over to Border Guard Bangladesh on Friday said human traffickers rubbed a balm type substance in his nasal passage