The government has refixed prices at which it would buy sugarcane from farmers, raising hopes that it would encourage an increase in the crop’s cultivation across the country.
After nearly 21 years, Thakurgaon Silk Factory resumed its production last week with the new name ‘Suprio Silk Factory’.
Several hundred people of the Ahmadiyya community, who came under attacks by fundamentalists in Panchagarh, are still homeless nine days after the violence.
People of the Ahmadiyya community in Panchagarh have been spending their days amid fears of further attacks by Islamist outfits.
Abu Bakkar Siddique, a resident of Natore, met his son at Panchagarh Sadar upazila after some months. They had planned to enjoy each other’s company at Jalsa Salana, an annual gathering for people belonging to the Ahmadiyya community.
He spent his entire life savings to build a house for his family, and then he had to watch that house go up in flames in a matter of minutes.
Encouraged by their success in tulip cultivation last year, farmers across Bangladesh have sown the decorative plant in more areas of the country this winter season, especially in Tentulia upazila of Panchagarh.
Jatiya Party’s Mostafizar Rahman Mostafa was reelected Rangpur mayor while the ruling Awami League candidate, in the fourth position, managed to bag only 8 percent of the vote in the city corporation polls yesterday.