Bapa calls for making Sundarbans a tiger habitat

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Tigers will only survive if the Sundarbans survives, says Sultana Kamal Green activists have called on the authorities to make the Sundarbans suitable for the habitation of tigers. They shared their stories on tigers and the Sundarbans which reflected the locals’ love and respect for the mangrove forest and its inhabitants, according to a press […]

Thousands marooned in coastal areas seek aid

Thousands marooned in coastal areas seek aid

A total of 28 government-built houses were handed over to the homeless near the coastal embankment road east of Moulvibazar in Hnila union, which have now all been flooded Dhaka Tribune Fish, crab farms washed away in Khulna, Bagerhat The authorities are working to increase support for the flood-affected people of the coastal districts, mainly […]

Bapa condemns Unesco decision on Sundarbans

Green activists term the decision ‘a defeat for the country and environment’ Bangladeshi green groups and activists have condemned the Unesco for giving the government one more year to place its long-term plans to protect the Sundarbans mangrove forests. They labelled it as a success for the government that is implementing various development projects including […]

Thousands of fishermen waiting at seashore amid hostile weather

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Fishing trawlers and boats waiting to enter deep-sea amid the hostile weather caused by low pressure on the Bay of Bengal on Saturday, July 24, 2021 Dhaka Tribune Cautionary signal number 3 has been hoisted at the sea ports Most fishing trawlers in Chittagong could not go into fishing expeditions due to hostile weather even […]

Over 9 million animals slaughtered during Eid-ul-Azha, says ministry

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File photo: Traders wait with their cows at the Gabtoli cattle market ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, August 20, 2018 Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune Livestock ministry aims to boost online cattle sales next year A total of 9,093,242 animals have been slaughtered during this year’s Eid-ul-Azha, one of the major religious festivals of the Muslims. Of the total, […]

Bangladesh’s agriproducts export earnings hit $1 billion mark

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Country’s earnings from agricultural products witness over eight-fold rise in 12 years Bangladesh’s export earnings from its agricultural products hit the one billion dollar mark for the first time in 2020-21, registering a nearly 20% increase from the previous fiscal’s figure amidst a protracted Covid-19 pandemic. Agriproduct exports have witnessed phenomenal growth over the past […]

Hours of tailbacks delaying arrivals of cattle in city markets, pushing up prices

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This photo shows a portion of Bhulta cattle market in Narayanganj on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune The online sale of sacrificial animals is increasing but the traffic is raising uncertainty in delivering the cattle on time Markets for sacrificial animals officially opened in the capital city on Saturday, but their arrivals […]

Cattle markets open in Dhaka amid low arrival, high prices

Cattle markets open in Dhaka amid low arrival, high prices

This photo shows a portion of Bhulta cattle market in Narayanganj on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune Cattle-laden trucks were also seen waiting to unload cows coming from different districts in front of the cattle markets Amid the Covid-induced lockdown, traders from across the country have started arriving in the capital’s limited […]

Two giant bulls turn heads in Brahmanbaria ahead of Eid

Two giant bulls turn heads in Brahmanbaria ahead of Eid

Tk22 lakh is being asked for the two bulls – Manik and Babu – each containing approximately 25 maunds of meat Manik and Babu, two giant bulls, are drawing hundreds of curious people to the modest cattle farm of Oli Mia at Maslandapur in Nasirnagar upazila of Brahmanbaria district ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, the Islamic festival […]