Lalmonirhat

Journalist assaulted, camera vandalised in Lalmonirhat

A journalist is assaulted and his camera vandalised while taking photos of procession and counter procession of two Awami League factions in Hatibandha upazila town of Lalmonirhat.

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 Tk. 1,400 on the mainland,” he says. Like Hossain many locals earn their keep

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 border, a rare chance to reunite for a while.

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.

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

Frustrated, post-graduate returns all his certificates

A physically challenged man with sound higher education in Lalmonirhat returned all his academic certificates to the government yesterday.

February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

Love for language wins finally

Some influential local bigots had always stopped others from setting up a Shaheed Minar in Durakuti village of Aditmari upazila in Lalmonirhat.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

No fetters could tie her down

She is unable to do anything with her hands since her birth. But it could never stop Arifa Akhter from pursuing her dreams. Defying all predicaments, the indomitable Lalmonirhat girl sits for her Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations. She became the subject of curiosity as she started writing with her legs.