S Dilip Roy | The Daily Star
  • S Dilip Roy

  • No bribe, no paddy procurement

    Each farmer, whose name was drawn in lottery, will get a chance to sell one tonne of paddy to the government at Tk 26 per kg rate. But it has been alleged that the growers cannot sell their paddy without paying bribes to warehouse officers and labourers.
  • Farming with compost pays off

    Atul Chandra Roy of Durakuti village in Lalmonirhat Sadar upazila has earned the reputation of an ‘ideal vegetable farmer’ in the area, thanks to his use of organic method for cultiavtion.
  • Healing with herbs

    The use of herbal medicines is providing comfort and relief to the people of Goral, a remote village in Lalmonirhat, and other adjacent villages, thanks to the passion of a schoolteacher for herbalism and his commitment to treat people for free.
  • Carpeting of newly renovated road damaged

    The carpeting of newly renovated five-kilometre Mohiskhocha-Burirhat road in Lalmonirhat’s Aditmari upazila is getting damaged as the work under Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) was done allegedly without doing sufficient strengthening work.
  • Paddy prices dip Tk 100 in Aditmari

    Rice growers in Lalmonirhat are feeling distressed after paddy prices in Aditmari, one of five upazilas in the district, fell below their average cost of production in a span of only two weeks.