Quamrul Islam Rubaiyat

March 13, 2022
March 13, 2022

Growers rejoice higher yield, rising consumption of mustard oil

Mustard growers in Thakurgaon and Panchagarh districts are elated thanks to the higher output in the ongoing harvesting season as well as the increased price of the cooking oil owing to rising consumption amid the volatile soybean oil market.

January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022

Tulip cultivation a potential boon for Tentulia

Tulips are being grown all over Sharialjoth village in Tentulia upazila of Rangpur’s Panchagarh district in a bid to increase tourism and boost the regional economy, according to local officials.

January 16, 2022
January 16, 2022

Potato growers in a panic for price slump

Potato growers of Thakurgaon and Panchagarh districts are distraught over apprehensions of incurring huge losses for a second year in a row as the market has seen a sharp fall in prices.

January 16, 2022
January 16, 2022

Geyser market heats up as winter bites

Geyser, once thought to be a luxury item afforded only by the wealthy, is increasingly gaining popularity among lower and middle-income groups in Bangladesh as they heat water to beat winter.

December 30, 2021
December 30, 2021

North set for record tea production

The country’s northwestern region, which emerged as a tea producing zone in recent years, is expected to register record production of tea in 2021 thanks to favourable weather and growing interest among locals seeking to profit from rising internal consumption of tea.

October 22, 2021
October 22, 2021

Kanchenjunga drawing tourists to Tetulia

Tourists from across the country are now flocking to Tetulia upazila in Panchagarh district in hopes of catching a glimpse of the peak of Kanchenjunga, the world’s third highest mountain.

October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

Northern malta growers grab hold of domestic market

Sweet orange grown in the country’s northern districts such as Thakurgaon, Panchagarh and Dinajpur are dominating the local fruit market this season thanks to increased demand and reasonable prices.

September 12, 2021
September 12, 2021

Space shortage stifles export thru Banglabandha land port

Several hundred trucks have been waiting outside the Banglabandha land port for the past 12 days for space to be made available for exports to be offloaded on the Indian side.

June 22, 2021
June 22, 2021

Camellia open sky school

‘Camellia Khola Akash School’ (Camellia Open Sky School), an innovative initiative of the Bangladesh Tea Board (BTB), is eying to create expert tea farmers, develop the skills of small-scale tea farmers and flourish tea cultivation in five northern districts including Panchagarh, Thakurgaon, Nilphamary, Lalmonirhat and Dinajpur.

June 8, 2021
June 8, 2021

Northern districts, the dark horse of local tea industry

Most of the land in Rangpur’s Panchagarh and Thakurgaon districts, particularly those that border India, were non-arable just a few decades ago, when the region closely resembled a desert of sand and stone.