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Commercial cattle rearing gets a boost at grassroots level

Commercial cattle rearing gets a boost at grassroots level

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-03-12 11:47:38

Grassroots people in the district are showing more interest in cattle rearing on commercial basis as it has been proved more profitable to them. Sources said a good number of unemployed youths have a...

Teacher-shortage hampers education in 13 Naogaon pry schools

Teacher-shortage hampers education in 13 Naogaon pry schools

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-03-12 11:42:29

Academic activities at thirteen government primary schools in Badalgachhi upazila of Naogaon district are being hampered for a long due to shortage of adequate number of teachers. Sources said there...

Onion seeds farming on the rise in Faridpur dist

Onion seeds farming on the rise in Faridpur dist

Our Correspondent 2020-03-12 01:08:45

FARIDPUR, Mar 11: Onion seeds cultivation is increasing across the district for its high market demand. The seeds are known to farmers as 'black gold'. Agriculture officials said Faridpur is becoming...

Tea growing on plain land becomes a boon for northern districts’ farmers

Tea growing on plain land becomes a boon for northern districts’ farmers

-- 2020-03-12 01:07:53

RANGPUR, Feb 11 (BSS): The expanding small-scale and small-holding tea gardening on plain land has become a boon for farmers to change their fortune in five sub-Himalayan northern districts in last on...

10 arrested from Benapole border

10 arrested from Benapole border

-- 2020-03-11 18:49:03

Police arrested 10 criminals from the Benapole border of Jashore district on Wednesday. Eight of them were wanted in various cases. The arrestees were identified as Ziaur Rahman, 30, Mukta Begum, 31...

Three found dead in Joypurhat

Three found dead in Joypurhat

-- 2020-03-11 18:05:41

Police recovered three bodies from Joypurhat town and Akkelpur upazila on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. The body of a schoolgirl was recovered from Arafat Nagar in the district town last night...

Nursery business thrives in Magura

Nursery business thrives in Magura

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-03-11 10:57:37

Nursery business is gaining popularity in the district. Nursery entrepreneur sources said the initiative was rarely seen in the area around 10 years ago. Now people are showing interest in nursery bu...

Sunflower farming marks a rise in greater Sylhet

Sunflower farming marks a rise in greater Sylhet

Our Correspondent 2020-03-11 10:52:45

Sunflower cultivation has marked a rise in the greater Sylhet region in recent times. Cultivators are showing their interest in farming the crop for repeated bumper yield. Besides, with a view to mak...

Collapsed road brings suffering to Faridpur municipal area people

Collapsed road brings suffering to Faridpur municipal area people

Our Correspondent 2020-03-11 10:49:02

People in Ward No. 26 of Faridpur municipality are in great trouble as 800-metreportion of an important road collapsed into a canal around two years ago but the authority concerned did not take any...

Natore farmers growing cabbage in eco-friendly way

Natore farmers growing cabbage in eco-friendly way

ROVING CORRESPONDENT 2020-03-10 10:41:24

Eco-friendly pheromone traps in cabbage field are gaining popularity in Natore district. A good number of farmers said the method reduces the production cost as it does not require pesticides for c...

Maize cultivation getting a boost in Naogaon

Maize cultivation getting a boost in Naogaon

Our Correspondent 2020-03-10 10:30:07

Cultivation of maize is increasing in the district thanks to favourable climactic condition, fair price of the crop and appropriate initiative by the local agriculture offices. Sources at the Departm...

Nagore river about to die

Nagore river about to die

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-03-10 00:54:42

BOGURA, Mar 09: Thousand of landless farmers in the district are in great difficulties as the Nagore river has lost its navigability. The river originates from the Karatoa (Nilphamari) river flowing...

Cumin successfully  grown in Faridpur

Cumin successfully grown in Faridpur

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-03-10 00:53:42

FARIDPUR, Mar 09: Cumin seeds have been successfully cultivated for three years at Faridpur Spice Research Sub-station under Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute. Sources said, cumin is culti...

Muksudpur cultivators eyeing bumper BARI Musur-6 output

Muksudpur cultivators eyeing bumper BARI Musur-6 output

Our Correspondent 2020-03-10 00:52:00

GOPALGANJ, Mar 09: Farmers in Muksudpur upazila of the district are expecting a bumper production of BARI Musur-6 this season. According to the upazila DAE office sources, a total of 800 hectares o...

Guava farming brings smile to Rajshahi farmers

Guava farming brings smile to Rajshahi farmers

-- 2020-03-09 18:26:23

Guava farming has become blessings to many farmers as it has made them wealthy in the region including its vast Barind tract during the last couple of years. The farmers after the best uses of modern...

Road crash leaves six dead in Tangail

Road crash leaves six dead in Tangail

-- 2020-03-09 18:06:14

Six passengers of a CNG-run auto-rickshaw were killed in a road accident at Mirzapur upazila of Tangail on Monday morning. The deceased were identified as Hridoy, 18, of Beltoil village, Sonam Uddin,...

People achieve financial solvency growing banana

People achieve financial solvency growing banana

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-03-09 14:18:31

Thousands of people have achieved financial solvency by growing banana on char land of the Teesta, Buri Teesta, Khorkhoria and other rivers and adjacent areas in the district. The extensive banana cu...

Mustard harvest going on in full swing in Joypurhat

Mustard harvest going on in full swing in Joypurhat

ROVING CORRESPONDENT 2020-03-09 11:12:15

Mustard harvest is going on in full swing in the district though the farmers apprehend they would not get the fair price for their produce. A good number of peasants said they want to complete must...

Good maize yield in Sylhet region this season

Good maize yield in Sylhet region this season

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-03-09 10:46:15

There has been a good yield of maize in Sylhet region this season while farming of the crop has also been on increase in the division. Growers in the division are showing their interest in growing ma...

Lalon festival beings in Kushtia

Lalon festival beings in Kushtia

-- 2020-03-08 18:53:51

A three-day festival is scheduled to begin on Sunday afternoon at Lalon Akhra in Chheuria village in Kumarkhali upazila remembering the legendry Baul Lalon Shah. The Lalon Academy, in association wit...

Bogura catfish farmers earn over Tk 300m per year

Bogura catfish farmers earn over Tk 300m per year

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-03-08 12:31:12

BOGURA: Commercial catfish cultivation has brought smile on the faces of farmers in the district. Sources said, catfish was declining fast from the local water bodies due to excessive use of insectic...

Profuse bloom predicts bumper mango output in Jhenidah district

Profuse bloom predicts bumper mango output in Jhenidah district

Our Correspondent 2020-03-08 12:04:54

Mango growers in Jhenidah are delighted as profuse bloom this season is predicting a bumper yield of the succulent delicious summer fruit. Though there has been a light rainfall, it has not harmed ma...

BINA develops new salinity, flood tolerant rice

BINA develops new salinity, flood tolerant rice

Jahangir Kabir 2020-03-08 12:02:06

Director (Administration) of Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA) Dr Mirza Mofazzal Islam developed a new salinity and submergence tolerant rice variety named BINA Dhan-23. This rice pl...

Commuters want toll collection  at Gorai Bridge to be stopped

Commuters want toll collection at Gorai Bridge to be stopped

Sazzad Hossain 2020-03-08 00:00:00

FARIDPUR, Mar 08: Toll from the Gorai Bridge to meet the construction cost is being collected for the last 29 years since the bridge was opened. Sources said, collecting toll from such a long period...

Bus helper dies in Sirajganj road crash

Bus helper dies in Sirajganj road crash

-- 2020-03-07 15:27:26

A bus helper was killed and 13 other people were injured in a collision between a bus and a truck at Sayedabad in Sadar upazila of Sirajganj district on Saturday. The identity of the deceased couldn&...

Kaladumur river drying up, 50000 bighas of land may remain fallow

Kaladumur river drying up, 50000 bighas of land may remain fallow

Our Correspondent 2020-03-06 13:58:00

Crop cultivation on 50,000 bighas of land in Cumilla district is now under threat as water level in the Kaladumur river has fallen. Thousands of paddy farmers of several unions under four upazilas of...

BARI-1 cumin cultivation proved lucrative to Barind region cultivators

BARI-1 cumin cultivation proved lucrative to Barind region cultivators

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-03-06 13:50:18

BARI-1 cumin cultivation has brought a revolutionary success among the farmers in the vast Barind region this season. Due to repeated bumper production and fair market price, BARI-1 cumin cultivation...

WB-funded Singimari Beel in Nilphamari needs reexcavation

WB-funded Singimari Beel in Nilphamari needs reexcavation

Our Correspondent 2020-03-06 13:46:27

World Bank (WB) funded Singimari Beel project of Nilphamari district needs further excavation and renovation. The beel is consist of vast areas of three union parishads namely Khogsabari, Kundopukur a...

Bipul Ghosh achieves big success in growing 16 varieties of tomato

Bipul Ghosh achieves big success in growing 16 varieties of tomato

OUR CORRESPONDENT 2020-03-06 12:32:56

Farmer Bipul Ghosh in the Shibrampur area of Macchar union of Faridpur Sadar has achieved a big success by growing tomato of sixteen varieties on about six acres of land. Bipul Ghosh said he has grow...

Mubarakganj Sugar Mill exceeds cane supply target

Mubarakganj Sugar Mill exceeds cane supply target

Our Correspondent 2020-03-04 11:51:36

Mubarakganj Sugar Mill Limited (MSM) has exceeded target of cane supply during the current crushing season. Earlier, the mill set a supply target of 1,30,000 metric tonnes (MT) of sugarcane for the o...