S Dilip Roy

April 26, 2022
April 26, 2022

Toxic smoke from brick kilns damages crops

Farmers of Lalmonirhat Sadar upazila and Kurigram’s Chilmari upazila are worried about their future.

April 18, 2022
April 18, 2022

Death in custody: ‘Tortured on the spot’

Rabiul fell to the ground and lost consciousness after a policeman kicked him in the crotch around 10:00pm on Thursday night, said a man who claimed to be among those standing close to the scene.

April 17, 2022
April 17, 2022

Constructing house on mass-grave site: freedom fighters demand its removal

Freedom fighter Abdur Rahman said that the construction of the house will destroy the sanctity of the place. 

April 16, 2022
April 16, 2022

Still seems like a nightmare: NRB shares his Liberation War memories

“We were tied together with a few other locals and beaten mercilessly," said Parvez. "Right before our eyes, some were tortured and suffocated to death by the Pakistan army supporters and...

April 15, 2022
April 15, 2022

100 bighas of Boro paddy at risk in Lalmonirhat

Boro paddy on more than 100 bighas of land has remained submerged for several days in Aditmari upazila of Lalmonirhat district due to obstruction of drainage through a canal.

March 31, 2022
March 31, 2022

Everyone cries at ‘Kannakatir Mela’

For five hours yesterday, a no mans’ land in Lalmonirhat was transformed into a witness of bittersweet, short-lived reunions.

March 30, 2022
March 30, 2022

Potato farmers pleased with this year’s prices

While some farmers say that potato yields were low this year, most of them argue the opposite as they got the same output as they had in previous years.

March 17, 2022
March 17, 2022

Tk 23cr washed back into rivers!

Over Tk 23 crore was spent only last year to excavate a 65-kilometre stretch of rivers and canals in five upazilas of Lalmonirhat. But most of the excavated earth, piled up on its side, has already...

March 17, 2022
March 17, 2022

Get that tobacco out of here!

The long-running problem of drying and processing tobacco leaves on two school grounds in Lalmonirhat came to an end after a report was published in The Daily Star on Monday.

March 15, 2022
March 15, 2022

Cotton growers in Rangpur beaming as prices rise

Cotton growers in the Rangpur region are elated thanks to the increase in the price of the key textile raw material buoyed by rising demand, which is expected to encourage the farmers to expand...