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 […]

Northern Ireland cuts cross-compliance penalties

Northern Ireland cuts cross-compliance penalties

NORTHERN IRISH farmers are to have their potential cross-compliance penalties reduced this year. Farmers claiming through area-based schemes are obliged to comply with Statutory Management Requirements covering the environment, climate change, public health, animal health and plant health and animal welfare – and where they do not meet these requirements, a cross-compliance penalty can be […]

Corn crop brings prosperity in northern region

THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION | Published: May 03, 2021 15:25:10 | Updated: May 03, 2021 17:44:16 The people of Shaniazan union, in northern Bangladesh, still remember when a river burst its banks in the early 1990s and engulfed their homes, leaving the land too sandy to grow traditional rice and tobacco crops. Back then, they desperately […]

Seeds of farmers’ protest outside the northern belt

Seeds of farmers' protest outside the northern belt

Farmers across the country, including southern states, have voiced various concerns about the new farm laws, indicating this is not just a regional issue. “The laws are against the farming community. We do not accept that the magnitude of our opposition is not the same as in Punjab or Haryana. It would take more time […]

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 […]

Northern region witnesses atypical weather due to climate change: Experts

Northern region witnesses atypical weather due to climate change: Experts

Country’s northern districts are witnessing abnormal weather with sharp falls of temperatures on Sunday morning and rise again in the afternoon almost daily with a bit exception in the on-going winter season . Experts and environmentalists said such behavioural change in the weather has been taking paces due to adverse impacts of climate change and […]