Bangladesh: Export of mango of Satkhira & Rajshahi to Europe begins

Bangladesh: Export of mango of Satkhira & Rajshahi to Europe begins

Around 333 tons of mangoes from Rajshahi are expected to be exported to four European countries this season. Abdul Awal, Deputy Director of the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE), says the mangoes will be exported to Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland. “We have selected four varieties – Khirshapat, Langra, Amropaly and Totamury- for export,” he […]

Ban on fishing in Bay of Bengal begins

OUR CORRESPONDENT | Published: May 21, 2021 09:52:44 CHATTOGRAM: The government’s two-month ban on fishing off the country’s coast to boost depleted fish stocks started on Thursday. The 65-day ban – lasting from May 20 until July 23 – is timed to occur with the breeding season of fishes. All types of fishing vessels will […]

Mango harvest begins in Rajshahi, will hit markets in a week or two

Mango cultivators began harvesting the fruit from today following the scheduled date as instructed by the local administration. However, the seasonal fruit will take some time after the Eid vacations to be supplied to markets across the country, fruit traders in Rajshahi said. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s Google News channel. “The […]

Boro harvesting begins amid labour shortage

'Fair price' makes mustard farmers happy

OUR CORRESPONDENT | Published: May 05, 2021 10:17:54 Boro paddy harvesting has begun in Bogura district amid an acute shortage of farm labourers as the labourers from different adjacent districts could not visit the region due to the ongoing pandemic-induced lockdown. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), Bogura, farmers of the district brought […]

3-month internship for SKUAST-K students begins at AIT Thailand – Kashmir Reader

Programs and initiatives taken by the department must be farmer centric : Dir Agri - Kashmir Reader

Srinagar: A three-month online international internship training programme, ‘Sustainable Asian Aquaculture Systems & Practices’, for students of SK University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Kashmir at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand commenced on Thursday.The internship was earlier scheduled to be conducted physically at AIT, Bangkok, a reputed international higher education institute, but […]

Boro harvest begins in Rajshahi, Rangpur

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Farmers are busy in harvesting of Boro paddy from the field in Rajshahi Dhaka Tribune Rajshahi DAE has set the target of producing 3,524,000  tonnes of paddy from all eight districts of the division during the current season Farmers in Rajshahi and Rangpur agricultural zones have started harvesting Boro paddy with festivity by dint of […]

Boro harvest begins in Sylhet

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Farmers are busy harvesting Boro at a haor in Sunamganj. The photo was taken recently Dhaka Tribune Farmers, agriculture officials expect bumper yield this year Boro harvesting has begun in Sylhet division, including the haor areas, with the government expecting a bumper production of the main staple crop this season. Various high-yielding and hybrid varieties […]

Farmers’ protest: Bharat Bandh begins; rail, road transport likely to be affected

Farmers’ protest: Bharat Bandh begins; rail, road transport likely to be affected

Thousands of farmers, mainly from Punjab, Haryana and western Uttar Pradesh, have been camping at Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur demanding a complete repeal of the three farm laws and a legal guarantee for the minimum support price on their crops. Confederation of All India Traders, which claimed representation of eight crore traders in the the […]

Year-long celebration to mark ‘Vijay Diwas’ begins

Year-long celebration to mark ‘Vijay Diwas’ begins

SHILLONG: On December 16, every year India celebrates ‘Vijay Diwas’ to commemorate the decisive and historic victory against Pakistan in 1971 war. 93,000 Pakistani troops surrendered unconditionally on this day in Dhaka. India is celebrating 50 years of India-Pakistan war also called “Swarnim Vijay Varsh”. Various commemorative events will be conducted across India, wherein war […]

Life begins at 50

Life begins at 50

As a teenager, Prasenjit Pal saw trucks loaded with food drive into Bangladesh every night from the roof of his home in Agartala, capital of India’s northeastern state of Tripura. “The smugglers would carry almost everything Bangladeshis needed,” said Pal. The trucks still move but in the other direction now — driving into Agartala loaded […]