Mostafa Shabuj

March 26, 2021
March 26, 2021

Gaibandha Blast: It was a mortar shell of 1971

The explosion that took three lives in Gaibandha’s Gobindaganj upazila on Wednesday was of an abandoned mortar shell of 1971, and no militancy link or sabotage plan was behind it, said police.

March 25, 2021
March 25, 2021

Grass that changed luck of thousands of farmers

Twenty years ago, Abdul Gafur Sheikh was a poor day-labourer and debt-ridden and found it difficult to feed a family of six.

March 12, 2021
March 12, 2021

Thriving as poultry entrepreneurs

Around 150 students in Sherpur, Bogura, are making profits by rearing deshi (local breed) chickens at their own rooftops or backyards.

February 3, 2021
February 3, 2021

Another one bites the dust

Due to the sharp fall in the number of theatre audience for commercial movies, curtains are being drawn on a 28-year-old cinema hall in Bogura’s Dhunat upazila.

January 31, 2021
January 31, 2021

Low profits pushing farmers away from legume cultivation

Farmers in various areas of the country are gradually shifting away from legumes in favour of other crops as lentils and pulses have become less profitable now.

January 25, 2021
January 25, 2021

SR Group sets up largest chemical plant in north

SR Group has set up a chemical manufacturing plant in Bogura, the largest of its kind in the northern region of the country, at an investment of Tk 850 crore. The project went into operation last...

January 21, 2021
January 21, 2021

Pumpkin farming gets popular in Bogura’s char areas

Farmers of Bogura’s char areas alongside the Jamuna and Bangali rivers enjoyed good profit amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic by cultivating different varieties of pumpkins on the abandoned...

January 12, 2021
January 12, 2021

Govt project set to give women’s sports a boost

“I have been playing cricket at the Bogura Shaheed Chandu Stadium since I was eight. My father’s only dream is to see me in the women’s national team. And he tries his best to help me carry on my...

January 1, 2021
January 1, 2021

RMCH Tree Branches Chopped to Shoo Birds: Director admits mistake, says no more destruction

The authorities of Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital recently cut off the branches of some trees that were home to a huge number of different species of birds. Amid protests from local...

December 29, 2020
December 29, 2020

Bogura Mahasthangarh: Fort city open to destruction

The Department of Archaeology continues to struggle to save one of the country’s and region’s most significant archaeological sites, Mahasthangarh in Bogura, due to the delay in acquiring 393 acres...