Farmers of Lalmonirhat Sadar upazila and Kurigram’s Chilmari upazila are worried about their future.
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.
Freedom fighter Abdur Rahman said that the construction of the house will destroy the sanctity of the place.
“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...
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.
For five hours yesterday, a no mans’ land in Lalmonirhat was transformed into a witness of bittersweet, short-lived reunions.
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.
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...
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.
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...