Pangolin rescued, released in Lawachhara

A pangolin was released in Lawachhara forest in Kamalganj upazila of Moulvibazar on Thursday evening after seven days of treatment. Green activists and the Forest Department rescued the endangered mammal from Kulaura on May 13. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s Google News channel. “It was being treated at Lawachhara Rescue Centre,” said […]

New variety of rice BRRI Dhan 100 to be released soon

Mishandling of COVID-19 may cause large-scale hunger: discussion

Bangladesh Rice Research Institute is going to release a high-zinc fortified rice, BRRI Dhan 100, which will fulfill nutritional and minerals demand of people. This particular rice variety will be released formally as soon as possible during the Mujib year. The decision was taken at the 104th meeting of the National Seed Board at the […]

67pc released to farmers in 8.5 months

Bangladeshi shot by BSF along Patgram border dies

The implementation of a Tk 5,000-crore special refinance scheme for the country’s agricultural sector has reached 67 per cent in eight and a half months of its launch. The package was launched on April 13 with a view to containing the COVID-induced economic impact on the country’s rural economy. Initially, the implementation deadline was set […]