Suzit Kumar Das

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.

April 3, 2021
April 3, 2021

Reign of fear in Faridpur

Their names had become synonymous with fear.

March 17, 2021
March 17, 2021

Farmer reaps a fortune from mixed fruit orchard

He tried to make a living by venturing into seasonal crops, grocery shop and cattle farming after returning from Kuwait in 2007. But all of Mofijur Rahman Mafi’s endeavours were in vain.

March 16, 2021
March 16, 2021

Onion seed growers expect bumper crop

Onion seed growers in Faridpur, one of the largest onion-producing districts, expect bumper yields this year thanks to favourable weather.

February 9, 2021
February 9, 2021

Raw jute prices hit new high

Raw jute prices hit a new high as the natural fibre traded for as much as Tk 5,300 per maund (one maund equals 37 kilogrammes) at local markets in Faridpur, the biggest producing district, as...

January 23, 2021
January 23, 2021

Tricked, sold to a pimp for Tk 20,000

After her father died, around two years ago, Rimu came to the capital from Jamalpur and started working at a readymade garment factory.

January 20, 2021
January 20, 2021

Jute prices go thru the roof

Jute prices have doubled to hit Tk 4,000-4,200 a maund in Faridpur, the biggest grower of the fibre in Bangladesh.

January 14, 2021
January 14, 2021

Indomitable: Faridpur man bounces back even after losing both arms

Even after losing both his arms in an accident, Kamrul Sheikh, 34, used the sheer power of will and determination to bounce back and change his own fate.