Northern districts, the dark horse of local tea industry

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Most of the land in Rangpur’s Panchagarh and Thakurgaon districts, particularly those that border India, were non-arable just a few decades ago, when the region closely resembled a desert of sand and stone. Besides, the job scarcity in northern districts meant that local low-income groups faced many hardships. For all latest news, follow The Daily […]

Khulna Division’s Water Crisis: Dearth now in all 10 districts

The crisis of pure drinking water is deepening in Khulna division as the underground water level has also gone down in five previously unaffected districts, say experts. Of the 10 districts in Khulna division, this crisis has been going on for several years in five districts — Khulna, Narail, Bagerhat, Jashore, and Satkhira. But the […]

‘Heat stress’ hits country’s 30 districts

'Fair price' makes mustard farmers happy

YASIR WARDAD | Published: April 13, 2021 11:25:21 | Updated: April 13, 2021 21:17:00 Rice production in the ongoing Boro season might be affected severely as ‘heat stress’ has hit paddy fields in nearly 30 districts in Bangladesh. Experts apprehended that the government’s target to produce 20.5-million tonnes of Boro rice would be tough to […]

South-western districts expect bumper maize production

South-western districts expect bumper maize production

Maize plants grow well due to favourable weather conditions this year in Jessore Dhaka Tribune Maize cultivation has increased substantially in the region comprising Jessore, Jhenidah, Chuadanga, Kushtia, Meherpur and Magura districts The south-western districts under the jurisdiction of Jessore regional office of the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) are expecting a bumper maize production […]

Weather marks little improvement in northern districts

Following the improvement of the weather condition, common people and farm- and day- labourers started normal activities everywhere including remote char areas and Boro rice seedling plantation got momentum on Tuesday BSS It has been sunny in most places of the sub- Himalayan northern districts since Tuesday morning, says the Met office The weather marked […]

Northern districts shivering in cold wave

Northern districts shivering in cold wave

Shivering cold has hit the country’s northern districts, disrupting normal life of people. The lowest temperature of the country was recorded at 5.5 degrees Celsius at Srimangal on Monday, according to the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD). According to the regular Met office bulletin, severe cold wave is sweeping over Nilphamari, Chuadanga and Moulvibazar districts. Mild […]