Fishermen forced to keep boats docked in hostile weather

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Fishing trawlers and boats wait at Alipur and Mahipur fishing ports in Kalapara, Patuakhali, on Thursday to enter the deep-sea amid the hostile weather caused by a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal Dhaka Tribune Fishermen in seafaring trawlers waiting at the Patharghata fish landing centre in Barguna said they always looked forward to […]

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 […]

Heavy rain disrupts coastal life in Khulna

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A large pothole has appeared on the Koyra-18-mile main road due to heavy rain on Thursday, July 29, 2021Dhaka Tribune Ten houses have collapsed and disappeared in Kopotakkho River due to heavy rain Many low lying areas of Khulna’s Koyra and Paikgachha upazilas are now inundated due to incessant rain for the past two days. […]

Cattle imported from Myanmar defying ban

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The marginal farmers in Cox’s Bazar fail to make profits due to the illegal imports Ignoring the government’s curbs, some traders have imported sacrificial animals from Myanmar this year causing sufferings to the local farmers in Cox’s Bazar. The local farmers had 173,519 cattle in stock ahead of Eid-ul-Azha against the local demand of 165,000. […]

4 arrested for smuggling timber, attacking RAB in Chittagong

4 arrested for smuggling timber, attacking RAB in Chittagong

File Photo shows a member of the elite police unit Rapid Action Battalion Collected Culprits instigated attack on plain-clothes law enforcement officials by calling them ‘robbers’ in a microphone announcement Four people were on Sunday arrested in a drive in the Balirhat area near Bakalia police station in Chittagong city over the smuggling of illegal […]

Milk production increases by 100,000 tons in Rajshahi

Dairy farmers in Rajbari continue to produce milk amid the coronavirus pandemic despite its lack of sales Dhaka Tribune In 2020, around 356,000 tons of milk was produced compared to 250,000 tons in 2016, said Ismail Haque, district livestock training officer Milk production has been enhanced by around 100,000 tons while dairy farm largely expanded […]

Nilgai dies trying to escape capture by villagers in Thakurgaon

The nilgai had been seen roaming in the area for several days in in Dharmagarh Muktar Basti area of Thakurgaon’s Ranisankail upazila Collected/UNB The nilgai jumped through the window of an under-construction house where it fell unconscious and soon died A nilgai, the largest Asian antelope that was thought to be extinct in Bangladesh, was […]

Sufficient sacrificial animals available in Faridpur despite pandemic

Livestock farmers are now busy nurturing cattle in more than 5,000 cattle farms in nine upazilas of the Faridpur district ahead of Eid-ul-Azha Dhaka Tribune Keeping the status quo in mind, relevant authorities have taken steps to shift the major part of animal sales online At a time when many districts are bracing for a […]

Jute farming exceeds target in Rajshahi division

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The current market price of jute has made the farmers happy Jute farming has exceeded target this season as interest among the growers to the cash crop farming is seen increasing everywhere in Rajshahi division including its vast Barind tract. According to the sources concerned, farmers are humming towards the jute farming as they are […]