S Dilip Roy

August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

Paper flowers bring good luck to Rangpur families

Many families in Rangpur division have been in the trade of making paper flowers for a long time and many of them have changed their luck.

August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

The last of the Monidas artisans

Sushil Chandra Monidas (42) learned the craft of making musical instruments from his father Kalachan Monidas when he was 12 years old. When he lost his father at the age of 20, he took over the business.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Lone teacher for 203 students

On the banks of the Brahmaputra stands a primary school in a remote char at Chilmari upazila of Kurigram.

July 24, 2022
July 24, 2022

Bringing a wind of change

Six years ago, Shyamoli Akhter used to be a playful seventh-grader -- who loved studying, playing, and roaming around the village with her head held high.

July 15, 2022
July 15, 2022

Cultivation of zinc-rich paddy growing in Rangpur

Zinc-enriched paddy cultivation is expanding day by day across five districts of the Rangpur division thanks to increased demand for the crop given its immunity-boosting properties. 

July 13, 2022
July 13, 2022

‘Not even a plate of rice this Eid’

Rokeya Bewa (56), a flood victim from Hatia union of Kurigram’s Ulipur upazila, waited for the Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) rice on Eid day. However, she did not get it and had to borrow half a kilo of rice to cook a meal.

July 11, 2022
July 11, 2022

Eid without rice: Kurigram flood victims yet to get VGF rations

Most of the flood victims in Ulipur upazila of Kurigram are yet to receive their share of the flood rations even though 863 metric tonnes of of Vulnerable Group Feeding (VGF) rice was allotted for 86,315 poor families on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

Flood in The North: Crops worth Tk 134cr damaged

With water receding, the grim scenario of damages caused by flood is becoming visible in Kurigram and Lalmonirhat. Around 24,000 farmers have been affected in the two districts. Crops worth Tk 134 crore on 16,383 hectares of land were damaged, according to the department of agriculture.

July 3, 2022
July 3, 2022

Villagers in Kurigram put up bamboo wall to control water flow of Brahmaputra River

Villagers in Kurigram are putting up a 50-meter bamboo wall to control the flow of water in the Brahmaputra River to save their village Durgam Porar Char from flooding.

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

Sale of sacrificial animals: Fear of loss weighs heavily on cattle farmers

Cattle farmers, particularly those from flood-hit areas, are in fear of incurring losses from the sale of sacrificial animals ahead of the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha due to flooding, rising prices of cattle feed and a lower number of customers.