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    Mokammel Shuvo

    Reporter at The Daily Star and Jessore Correspondent at The Daily Star

  • Low Paddy price in Bangladesh

    Farmers lose, millers gain

    Under the ongoing food grain procurement programme, the government is buying only 1.5 lakh tonnes of paddy from farmers, which makes up less than one percent of the total estimated production of around 1.96 crore tonnes this boro season.
  • Farmers not doing well

    With sacks of paddy piled on both sides of the road at Barmi Bazar in Gazipur, farmers were waiting under the scorching sun to sell their produce at a fair price.
  • Narail Hospital Situation improves slightly

    Services at Narail Sadar Hospital have improved to some extent over the last one week with the attending doctors making sure that no one is absent there.
  • Price fall hits Aman farmers in Dinajpur

    Recently, Sisnabi Mondol, a farmer in Dinajpur's Chirirbandar upazila, has sold his Aman paddy at Tk 600 per maund, whereas the rate was Tk 720 when the harvest season began in December.
  • Tree felling falls

    Exhausted Rohingyas walking with loads of firewood on their heads used to be a common sight around the refugee camps in Cox's Bazar, raising concerns about the long-term impact on the forest.
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