Quamrul Islam Rubaiyat

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...

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...

April 18, 2021
April 18, 2021

Potatoes produced by BADC’s contract growers going abroad

Potatoes produced by contract growers of the Bangladesh Agricultural Corporation (BADC) are now being exported to Malaysia, a development that is likely to encourage farmers to improve the quality...

April 13, 2021
April 13, 2021

Boutiques in a bind

Boutique operators in eight northern districts are worried about their survival as they now fear counting huge losses for the second year in a row due to the ongoing pandemic.

April 1, 2021
April 1, 2021

The gallantry of a teenage warrior

In 1971, when Salahuddin’s life ended, he was only eighteen. But before breathing his last, the young man won hearts of patriots by being a shining example of courage and stoicism in the face of...

February 9, 2021
February 9, 2021

‘Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Square’ to usher in a new dimension in tourism

With an aim to flourish tourism in Panchagarh district, ‘Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Square’ is being constructed at Banglabandha in Tentulia upazila.

September 7, 2020
September 7, 2020

Highest production of Aus in 20yrs

This season farmers in the district have recorded the highest production of Aush paddy in the last 20 years due to favourable weather.

June 14, 2020
June 14, 2020

Covid-19 Fallout: Double blow for boutique houses

Female small entrepreneurs running boutiques in eight northern districts are counting heavy losses after missing out on the year’s two most lucrative selling periods due to the Covid-19 shutdown.

June 8, 2020
June 8, 2020

Crowded cattle markets add to Covid-19 risk

Cattle markets of Thakurgaon and Panchagarh districts pose high risks during the ongoing community transmission of Covid-19 as social distancing and hygiene issues are hardly maintained.