S Dilip Roy

Cotton growers unhappy as prices fail to meet expectations

Although the cultivation of cotton is on rising as growers look to meet a portion of local demand and reduce dependence on imports, growers are unsatisfied with the low prices of the white fibre on the domestic market.

2d ago

Cash crop or a curse?

A troubling trend is taking root in the northern region of the country, particularly in districts like Rangpur and Lalmonirhat.

2w ago

Cattle farmers stuck between rule, bribery

Dahagram, which used to be a Bangladeshi enclave inside Indian territory, was turned into a union parishad after exchange of enclaves between the two countries in 2015.

2w ago

Ganjia Rice: From Brahmaputra shoals to cities

A rare paddy variety, which is cultivated in the remote shoals of  Brahmaputra basin under Kurigram district, is slowly but surely making its marks in the country’s rice market.

3w ago

StanChart, Friendship light up char village with solar power

Ratna Akhter, a 15-year-old student of grade nine, previously used kerosene lamps when studying at home in Ghughumari, a remote char in northern Bangladesh with about 2,300 inhabitants.

4w ago

40 years without a concrete bridge

In the remote villages of Kantapara, Jhaukuti, Char Gorakmandal, Paschim Phulmati, Jamakuti, and Kalabagan, nestled along the Baromasia river in Kurigram’s Phulbari, stands a 40-foot-long bamboo bridge that has become the lifeline for over 10,000 residents.

Char People in Kurigram, Lalmonirhat: In grip of bitter cold

Braving the bitter morning cold, Majibur Rahman went to his field in Chinatuli char on Teesta river in Lalmonirhat Sadar upazila’s Rajpur union.

Farmers find it tough to cope with cold spell

Dense fog and low temperatures are disrupting agricultural work across the northern districts of Kurigram and Lalmonirhat as a cold wave persists in the region.

March 1, 2024
March 1, 2024

Cotton growers unhappy as prices fail to meet expectations

Although the cultivation of cotton is on rising as growers look to meet a portion of local demand and reduce dependence on imports, growers are unsatisfied with the low prices of the white fibre on the domestic market.

February 17, 2024
February 17, 2024

Cash crop or a curse?

A troubling trend is taking root in the northern region of the country, particularly in districts like Rangpur and Lalmonirhat.

February 16, 2024
February 16, 2024

Cattle farmers stuck between rule, bribery

Dahagram, which used to be a Bangladeshi enclave inside Indian territory, was turned into a union parishad after exchange of enclaves between the two countries in 2015.

February 10, 2024
February 10, 2024

Ganjia Rice: From Brahmaputra shoals to cities

A rare paddy variety, which is cultivated in the remote shoals of  Brahmaputra basin under Kurigram district, is slowly but surely making its marks in the country’s rice market.

February 4, 2024
February 4, 2024

StanChart, Friendship light up char village with solar power

Ratna Akhter, a 15-year-old student of grade nine, previously used kerosene lamps when studying at home in Ghughumari, a remote char in northern Bangladesh with about 2,300 inhabitants.

January 30, 2024
January 30, 2024

40 years without a concrete bridge

In the remote villages of Kantapara, Jhaukuti, Char Gorakmandal, Paschim Phulmati, Jamakuti, and Kalabagan, nestled along the Baromasia river in Kurigram’s Phulbari, stands a 40-foot-long bamboo bridge that has become the lifeline for over 10,000 residents.

January 28, 2024
January 28, 2024

Char People in Kurigram, Lalmonirhat: In grip of bitter cold

Braving the bitter morning cold, Majibur Rahman went to his field in Chinatuli char on Teesta river in Lalmonirhat Sadar upazila’s Rajpur union.

January 18, 2024
January 18, 2024

Farmers find it tough to cope with cold spell

Dense fog and low temperatures are disrupting agricultural work across the northern districts of Kurigram and Lalmonirhat as a cold wave persists in the region.

January 13, 2024
January 13, 2024

Expanding tobacco cultivation: Farmers give in to lure of profits

Despite the risks to soil and the environment, tobacco companies are encouraging farmers in Lalmonirhat to expand tobacco cultivation this year. Influenced by previous profits, farmers are now choosing new areas for planting tobacco seedlings.

January 12, 2024
January 12, 2024

Farmers give in to lure of profits

Despite the risks to soil and the environment, tobacco companies are encouraging farmers in Lalmionirhat to expand tobacco cultivation this year. Influenced by previous profits, farmers are now choosing new areas for planting tobacco seedlings

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