Bangladesh: Rangpur growers happy about great flowering of lychees

Bangladesh: Rangpur growers happy about great flowering of lychees

Rangpur lychee trees are flowering nicely this season, making growers happy with a prospect of bumper production of the juicy fruit in Rangpur agriculture region. Officials from the Department of Agricultural Extension said that about 85% of the lychee trees in the orchards and homes on about 1,800 hectares of land in all five regions […]

‘Operation Sundarban’ to hit screen during Eid-ul-Azha

‘Operation Sundarban’ to hit screen during Eid-ul-Azha

‘Operation Sundarban’, a film produced by RAB Welfare Co-operative Society Limited, is set to hit the silver screen during the coming Eid-ul-Azha. Directed by ‘Dhaka Attack’ movie-famed director and producer Dipankar Dipon, the official website and teaser of the film were launched at a function on Tuesday at Army Golf Garden in the capital.   […]

Fast Fashion Giants Back Bangladesh Recycling Scheme In Industry Push To Go Circular

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3 Mins Read Big fashion labels are hopping on the sustainable bandwagon, backing a new recycling scheme in Bangladesh garment factories. The program will see brands like H&M, Bershka, Marks & Spencer, Bestseller and others forge commercial partnerships with textile and garment manufacturers and recyclers to reintroduce post-production fashion waste back into their products, as […]

Bangladesh arrests self-styled ‘friend of forest’ for extortion during Mujib Year

Bangladesh arrests self-styled 'friend of forest' for extortion during Mujib Year

The suspect, Zahidur Rahman Iqbal, used the Mujib Year logo in letters seeking money for planting trees as part of the celebration while identifying himself as “Banbandhu” or “friend of forest”, police said. During the arrest at Shah Ali Tower in Dhaka’s Karwan Bazar on Tuesday, the law enforcers seized around 260 seals, 184 documents […]

Bangladesh: Rangpur banana crops are plentiful

Bangladesh: Rangpur banana crops are plentiful

This year, banana growers in different areas of Rangpur are hopeful of getting a plentiful yield of the fruit. The Deputy Detector of the regional Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) Agriculturist said farmers have cultivated bananas on 2,559 hectares of land in all five districts of the region during the current rabi season. Growers are […]

Wild elephant attack: Young woman killed, multiple houses destroyed


Banana orchards and seedbeds were damaged along with multiple homes in Sorai union of Lama upazila in Bandarban on Tuesday Dhaka Tribune Due to the ever-increasing deforestation in the hills leading to a crisis of food and habitat for wild animals, frequent elephant attacks are witnessed in the district A young woman was killed in […]

Wild sheep rescued in Australia shorn of 35 kg fleece


REUTERS | Published: February 25, 2021 10:44:21 A wild and ailing sheep found in a forest in Australia, named Baarack by rescuers, has yielded a fleece weighing more than 35 kilogrammes – nearly half the weight of an adult kangaroo – after being shorn for the first time in many a year. The sheep was […]

DFE Recruitment 2021 – 18 Group B, C Posts, Salary, Application Form India

DFE Recruitment 2021 – 18 Group B, C Posts, Salary, Application Form @ The Directorate of Forest Education has issued a notification for 18 Assistant Instructor, Sports Officer, Superintendent, Accountant, Stenographer, Upper Division Clerk Posts on Deputation Basis. Candidates who are interested in the DFE Openings 2021 must fill the DFE Application Form 2021 […]

BD taken nature-based solutions for climate resilient development

Says Environment Minister Saleh Ahmed Hossain: Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Md Shahb Uddin said Bangladesh has made commendable efforts to streamline regulatory and institutional settings in realizing the aspiration of environment-friendly development by creating required policies and regulatory frameworks. Bangladesh, an innocent victim of climate change, earnestly strives to shift its vulnerability […]