No civil service academy on Cox’s Bazar forest land: Parliamentary body

No civil service academy on Cox’s Bazar forest land: Parliamentary body

A parliamentary body today strongly opposed the public administration ministry’s proposed plan to build a civil service academy on a 700-acre land at Cox’s Bazar due to it being declared as protected forest and ecologically critical area. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has recommended that the government take […]

Over 10C worth of crops on 100,000-hectare land ruined in Faridpur

Over 10C worth of crops on 100,000-hectare land ruined in Faridpur

A farmer in Faridpur holding on to his crops ruined by the floods that destroyed nearly 100,000 hectares of land in the district Dhaka Tribune As many as 7,900 farmers in the districts have been affected by the floods Flash floods in Faridpur have damaged cash crops worth more than Tk10 crore, affecting nearly 100,000 […]

Tea cultivation in plain land brings delight to farmers

Work on to cultivate crops twice or thrice a year in saline prone areas: Razzaque

Wed Sep 15, 2021 12:00 AM Workers are seen harvesting tea leaves grown on plain land in Aditmari upazila of Lalmonirhat district. It was previously believed that the crop could only be grown in hilly areas but with help from Bangladesh Tea Board, this perception is starting to change. The photo was taken recently. Photo: […]

Green groups send letter to stop construction on forest land in Cox’s Bazar

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Birds-eye view of one of the most scenic routes in the world’s longest marine drive Syed Zakir Hossain Government wants to establish ‘Bangabandhu Academy of Public Administration’ in the protected forest area Several notable environmental organizations have written to the authorities concerned demanding the cancellation of the lease of 700 acres of hilly forest land […]

Bapa: Stop construction on forest land in Cox’s Bazar

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Birds-eye view of one of the most scenic routes in the world’s longest marine drive Syed Zakir Hossain It is illegal to allocate land for construction in environmentally-endangered forests, says the organization The Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon (Bapa) has expressed concern over the government’s decision to construct establishments on 700 acres of the Jhilangja forest near […]

2 forest officials, 10 others injured in attack by land grabbers in Cox’s Bazar

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A team of the forest department was attacked while returning after demolishing illegal structures at the VIP hill area of Jowarianala Range in Ramu upazila of Cox’s Bazar on Saturday, September 4, 2021 Dhaka Tribune The injured have been admitted to the Cox’s Bazar Sadar Hospital in critical condition At least 12 people, including two […]

Bangladesh to automate land management and services

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This undated photo shows a general view of the entrance of the land office in Chittagong Collected Three projects have been taken in this connection so far The government plans to bring all land-related services under automation through 18 integrated software in a bid to the make age-old system more dynamic, transparent, and user-friendly. The […]

Bangladeshi Garo Christians protest destruction of plantations – UCA News

Bangladeshi Garo Christians protest destruction of plantations

Hundreds of mostly Christian indigenous villagers from the Garo and other communities joined a protest rally to denounce what they said was the attempted eviction of five families from their homes and agricultural land by the Forest Department in north-central Bangladesh. About 300 people joined the demonstration in Sherpur district town on Aug. 23 organized by Bangladesh […]

Huge batch of Hilsa may land in Bengal before Puja

Huge batch of Hilsa may land in Bengal before Puja

The most coveted Bangladeshi Hilsa may hit West Bengal ahead of the Durga Puja at a time when the markets across the city and districts in the state are virtually running out of the local silver-fish usually netted at Digha, Diamond Harbour or Kolaghat. Anwar Muqsood, secretary of both the Fish Importers’ Association and Howrah […]

DAE confirms record 23 maunds Aus paddy output per bigha land

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Free BRRI hybrid-7 variety seeds had been distributed among the farmers in Bhola and the variety was cultivated on 198 hectares of land At least 23 maunds of paddy has been produced in one bigha of land which is a record in country’s Aus production. The Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) confirmed this after harvesting […]