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  • Pollution forces fishers to change profession

    Nironjon Das, a fisherman of Jele Para in Hathazari upazila, spent his life comfortably like his forefathers, by fishing for a living.

  • Man, wife found dead in Mymensingh

    Body of a man was found hanging from a tree beside a pond while his wife’s lifeless body was found floating in the pond in Phulbaria upazila of Mymensingh yesterday.

  • DoE serves notice to mill owner, tenant fined

    The Department of Environment (DoE) yesterday served notice to the owner of City Rice Mill and its adjacent chatal (yard for drying), where over a hundred birds of different species were poisoned to death on Saturday, to explain why the mill is running without valid document.

  • 30 illegal structures torn down

    Habiganj district administration during their second consecutive day of drives yesterday demolished 30 illegal structures on both banks of the Old Khowai river in Habiganj Sadar upazila.

  • The ‘not so modern’ Habiganj hospital

    The word ‘adhunik’, meaning modern in English, is part of the formal Bangla name of the hospital -- Habiganj Adhunik Sadar Hospital.

  • Villagers suffer for want of permanent bridge

    Thousands of people of five villages in Barkal upazila of the district are suffering immensely for years for want of a permanent bridge over a canal.

  • Youths should work as change agent for better society

    The youths should be an integral part of the ongoing movement against social menaces like extremism, repression on women and social inequality, Shaheen Anam, executive director of Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) said at a programme in Ranishankoil upazila of Thakurgaon yesterday.

  • 50 acres of government land freed

    Kalapara upazila administration during a drive on Saturday recovered about 50 acres of grabbed land near the Payra seaport.

  • Education at 12 flood-hit pry schools hampered

    Squatting on tarpaulin-covered ground, third grader Champa Rani struggles to listen to her class teacher’s lecture at Ketkirhat Government Primary School, amidst the din created by students of five other classes.

  • Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal

    'Banks’ performance to be published every 3 months'

    Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal makes a fresh commitment to improve the financial health of state banks, saying the performance of the lenders will be published every three months.