S Dilip Roy

September 6, 2021
September 6, 2021

Century-old payment structure in Sanskrit colleges: A principal gets only Tk 149.50 per month

Principals, pandits and employees associated with Sanskrit Colleges are living inhumane lives because of a meagre salary.

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Rawhide traders in a bind

Menazul Islam, a seasonal rawhide trader from Matikata Mor area of ​​Chilmari upazila in Kurigram, is in dire straits after taking a Tk 2 lakh loan for his business in hopes of turning a profit.

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Running ramshod across the river

Flouting rules, a private company is constructing a road on the Teesta river bed in Lalmonirhat’s Kaliganj upazila, posing a risk of severe floods and river erosion upstream.

July 23, 2021
July 23, 2021

Aman cultivation: Kurigram, Lalmonirhat farmers suffer due to rain deficit

Shortage of rainfall has put farmers of Kurigram and Lalmonirhat in distress and posed a threat to Aman paddy cultivation.

July 13, 2021
July 13, 2021

Excavation of Ratnai makes things worse

The flow in a three-kilometre stretch of the Ratnai river in Lalmonirhat’s Aditmari upazila has weakened following its excavation by a contractor of the Local Government Engineering Department,...

July 12, 2021
July 12, 2021

Burimari land port earns record revenue

 The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has caused a global economic crisis with Bangladesh being no exception. 

July 8, 2021
July 8, 2021

Kurigram Border: Road work suspended due to BSF opposition

The work of widening of a road has remained suspended due to objection from the Indian Border Security Force along Phulbari border in Kurigram, said an RHD executive engineer.

June 29, 2021
June 29, 2021

Dragon fruit farming gains traction

Dragon fruit has caught the attention of several young farmers in Lalmonirhat as they are increasingly showing interest in growing the tropical fruit because of higher demand.

June 26, 2021
June 26, 2021

Losing both parents to Covid, devastated boy in Lalmonirhat prays for brother hospitalised with virus

“Covid has killed my parents. I've become an orphan,” said a distraught 14-year-old Sajjad Hossain.

May 14, 2021
May 14, 2021

Brahmaputra river char: Where people can't afford to celebrate Eid in pandemic

Aheda Bewa is a resident of Jatrapur char in the Brahmaputra river, under Kurigram Sadar upazila. She stays with her son Atoar Ali’s and his family. She occasionally works as a day labourer. For...