Suzit Kumar Das

February 13, 2022
February 13, 2022

Flower growers eye higher sales ahead of festivals

Flower growers look to turn around from the pandemic-induced losses by making higher sales as demand is rising ahead of Valentine’s Day, Pahela Falgun, the first day of the spring season, and International Mother Language Day.

December 13, 2021
December 13, 2021

Understaffing, equipment shortage cripple CDCH

Chest Disease Clinic and Hospital (CDCH) in Faridpur is plagued with manpower crisis and necessary equipment shortage for a long time, much to the suffering of the patients.

November 15, 2021
November 15, 2021

Paturia-Daulatdia Ferry Service: Truckers’ wait counted in days

Truckers and bus passengers are suffering immensely as ferry service on the Paturia-Daulatdia ferry route is being hampered due to shortage of ferries for the last 19 days.

October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021

Vacant Radiologist Posts in Upazilas: 3 ultrasound machines dead already, 5 still collecting dust

At least three out of eight ultrasound machines, which had been lying idle for years at different government health complexes in eight upazilas of Faridpur, have gone out of order.

September 14, 2021
September 14, 2021

Jute prices fall by Tk 500 a maund within a week

The price of raw jute has fallen by about Tk 500 per maund (37 kilogrammes) at local markets in Faridpur district, thereby depriving farmers and traders of higher profits, local sources said.

August 9, 2021
August 9, 2021

Jute prices bring cheer to Faridpur farmers

Jute growers in Faridpur are overjoyed by the good prices for raw jute currently being offered in the local markets.

July 14, 2021
July 14, 2021

200 metres of dreadfulness

It’s just 200 metres of road but it is a key part of a thoroughfare that has been in appalling state for a year in Bhanaga municipality of Faridpur.

May 5, 2021
May 5, 2021

Speedboats unregulated for decade

Right under the authorities’ noses, unskilled drivers have been operating unregistered speedboats on the Padma’s Shimulia-Bangla Bazar route for over a decade.

May 4, 2021
May 4, 2021

26 die as speedboat overturns in Padma

Twenty-six people were killed as a speedboat capsized after it crashed into a sand-laden bulk carrier in the Padma river in Madaripur yesterday.

April 12, 2021
April 12, 2021

Fear of low production grips onion seed growers in Faridpur

Onion seed producers in Faridpur fear a lower than expected harvest this time as droughts, swarming caterpillar attacks and low pollination have hampered cultivation this year.