Mohsin Milon

Siltation clogs 18 sluice gates

Siltation has clogged 18 sluice gates on three rivers -- the Harihar, Aparbhadra and Buribhadra -- along a stretch of 30 kilometres in Keshabpur upazila of Jashore.

3w ago

A decade-long misery

The field of Arshingripukuria Government Primary School in Chougachha upazila of Jashore has remained waterlogged for the last one decade in absence of a proper drainage system.

2m ago

Melting pitch poses risk

The scorching heat in Jashore has caused the pitch on several roads and highways to melt, posing risks for vehicles and pedestrians alike.

3m ago

Cashew nut farming in plain land

Although much of the cashew nut consumed in the country is cultivated in the hilly areas, a few are showing that it can be grown in the plain land.

4m ago

Bheem finds business in dried fish

Instead of trying his luck in other profession, Bheem Kumar turned to dried fish production and quickly changed his fortune.

4m ago

Apu’s medical study uncertain

Apu Das, who qualified for admission to MBBS course this year, is facing uncertainty about pursuing his dream to be a doctor for want of money.

4m ago

Pearl farming on rooftop: A college student's success story

A college student from Ektarpur village of Jashore's Abhaynagar upazila has been successfully cultivating pearls on the rooftop of his house

6m ago

Dense fog damages boro seedbeds

Dense fog amid winter has caused considerable damage to boro paddy seedbeds in different areas across Jashore region.

6m ago
February 13, 2022
February 13, 2022

Flower growers eye higher sales ahead of festivals

Flower growers look to turn around from the pandemic-induced losses by making higher sales as demand is rising ahead of Valentine’s Day, Pahela Falgun, the first day of the spring season, and International Mother Language Day.

November 25, 2021
November 25, 2021

‘I don’t want anything from anyone’

“Begging is disgraceful and I feel ashamed of begging,” said Shukur Ali, 30, who was born with congenital deformity which does not let him walk. Despite having a pair of deformed legs, he runs a four-member family with his own income.

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

Transport strike affects export, import

The transport operators’ countrywide strike yesterday affected export and import of goods at a time when businesses have been attempting to make a recovery from the fallouts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

August 8, 2021
August 8, 2021

Losses piling up for flower growers

Sumon Biswas cultivated roses and Gerbera daisies on four bighas of his land in Gadkhali village of Jhikorgacha upazila in Jashore district.

February 9, 2021
February 9, 2021

Jashore’s flower growers expect sales boom this month

Traders at Gadkhali flower market in Khulna’s Jashore district aim to register sales of about Tk 25 crore from three upcoming events -- Pahela Falgun, Valentine’s Day and International Mother Language Day.

November 26, 2020
November 26, 2020

‘Wonder girl’ reaches for the stars

Out of all the limbs in her body, only one arm is functional. And in that arm, only three out of four fingers work properly.

July 2, 2020
July 2, 2020

Port users’ protest halts import from India through Benapole

Import from India through Benapole remained suspended since yesterday morning, as the port’s users and stakeholders went for protesting India’s restriction on exports from Bangladesh.

April 14, 2020
April 14, 2020

No cheer for flower growers

Pahela Baishakh celebrations are never complete without flowers. Be it for decoration, presenting a bouquet to someone special or gracing the hair of women and children alike, flowers are an indispensable part of the spirit of the festivities.

January 13, 2020
January 13, 2020

Hobby turns to profit

It is not so easy to move something from a hobby to a business. But Farzana Yeasmin of Jashore town has turned it into profit with a measure of her entrepreneurial spirit.

December 9, 2019
December 9, 2019

One man’s mission to protect trees

Equipped with a pry bar, hammer, hook, some clothes and a blanket on his bicycle, Md Abdul Wahid Sardar sets out on his mission to remove nails from roadside trees in Jashore.

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