• Road damaged a week after construction

    Just a week after construction of the three-kilometre portion of an important road in Kishoreganj upazila the carpeting wore away, raising question about the quality of the work.

  • A parched Teesta sees many routes closed

    At least 25 out of 35 river routes in the Teesta river basin area under eight upazilas of Lalmonirhat and Kurigram have been closed due to a sharp decline in the water level during the ongoing dry season.

  • Feeding the unfed

    Nree Foundation, a voluntary organisation based in Sherpur, has been serving daily lunch to the unfed people since August last year to alleviate the impact of coronavirus pandemic. The programme titled “Food for the Hungry” has come as a respite for the destitute.

  • Inefficiency in road renovation

    Carpeting got damaged of a paved road stretching from Bijaya of Joychandi union in Kulaura upazila to Kapnapahar Road of Juri upazila even before the completion of the work.

  • Topsoil removal from cropland goes unabated

    Cutting of topsoil from croplands is still going on unabatedly at different places in Tangail, leaving a harmful impact on fertility of land.

  • Children drowning double in Patuakhali

    Child deaths due to drowning have doubled in Patuakhali in one year.

  • Delay in repair work irks locals

    The delay in repairing the banks of the Gogalichhra River, which originated from the hilly area of ​Kulaura in Moulvibazar, affected by three landslides last year has irked the villagers.

  • Saidpur admin grabbing martyred FF’s land: Family

    Saidpur upazila administration has been building new houses under Ashrayan-2 project allegedly occupying land belonging to martyred freedom fighter Solaiman Kha’s family at Laxsmanpur Charakpara village.

  • Harvest delights farmers on shoals

    Cultivation of early varieties of watermelon on remote shoals in Rangabali upazila of Patuakhali has brought smiles to farmers. Land after land in Jahakmara and Char Kalagacchia areas is now full with the mellow fruits and the growers are also happy getting good prices.

  • Tobacco cultivation booms in lieu of Boro

    Massive tobacco cultivation is going on in the proposed command area of Barendra Multipurpose Development Authority (BMDA) at Mahabbat Bazitpara village in Nilphamari Sadar upazila as BMDA is yet to activate full swing irrigation in the concerned project.