Lalmonirhat

Of a farmer with passion for education

Abdur Rashid is a marginal farmer revered and respected for a completely different role he has been playing for the last nine years in the remote village of Lalmonirhat's Dakkhin Dalgram...

August 16, 2017
August 16, 2017

Flood-Affected North: Crises of food, drinking water worsen misery

All she had left was two kilograms of rain soaked rice. Seeing the sunlight finally break through days of heavy clouds yesterday, a

August 16, 2017
August 16, 2017

800 flood-hit Indians take shelter in Lalmonirhat

Around 800 flood-hit Indian citizens took shelter in several villages of Lalmonirhat Sadar and Aditmari upazilas on Monday night.

June 19, 2016
June 19, 2016

The little family with big dreams

In Bangladesh, people affected with dwarfism are often mocked and the disability is considered limitation and the affected are treated as burden. But this is not one of those stories.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

Illegal sand lifting poses erosion threat

Up to 17 times a day tractor driver Nabir Hossain from Kulaaghat village in Lalmonirhat sadar upazila carts a trailer-load of sand away from the Darla riverbed. “Each trailer load sells for up to...

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Bumper crop inflict loss for Lalmonirhat farmers

Bumper boro rice production should make farmers happy. But farmers in Lalmonirhat are unable to smile because they are compelled to sell their paddy at a price much lower than the production cost.

May 23, 2016
May 23, 2016

Imam sent to jail for ‘demeaning Islam’

An imam (religious leader) and two others have been sent to jail in Lalmonirhat over a case filed for allegedly demeaning Islam.

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

Bus-covered van collision kills 4 in Bogra

Four people are killed and 15 injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a covered van on Dhaka-Bogra highway in Sherpur upazila of Bogra .

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

Remote villagers make living from online jobs

Jahangir Sarker could have been just another unemployed postgraduate the country has so many of. But the zeal within the

April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016

Gate not opened for bordering people’s annual reunion

In the bordering village of Gongagach in Kaliganj upazila of Lalmonirhat, the border forces open a gate for a few hours every year during the Ganga Puja. This gives relatives, separated by the...

February 29, 2016
February 29, 2016

Huge amount of fertiliser kept out in the open

A huge quantity of urea fertiliser stored in the open in front of the Mahendranagar Warehouse in Lalmonirhat sadar upazila is at risk of being lost due to rainfall.