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Farmers losing interest in cultivating Barbati in Kulaura

Kulaura (Moulvibazar) Correspondent Four hundred farmers from 30 villages in two unions of Kulaura in Moulvibazar have been cultivating Barbati (locally known as Ramai) commercially every year. But despite the huge success in cultivating barbati for almost a decade and a half, the cultivation of barbati has remained limited between the two unions of Brahmanbazar and Baramchal of the upazila. ...

Tourists flock to scenic spots during Eid holiday in Bhola

Sabbir Alam Babu, Bhola Bhola Island is a tourist city with a unique natural beauty. There is Jacob Watch Tower in Charbas Upazila, Swadhinata Museum in Banglabazar, Sajib Wazed Joy Digital Park in Lalmohan Upazila, Sheikh Russell Children and Amusement Park in Char Fashion, Farm House, Bangabandhu Park in South Dighaldi Tentulia ParTourist Center, Velumia Kayakaying Point, Zila Parishad Chattar, ...

PM for building climate-tolerant infrastructures

Staff Reporter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged engineers to play more effective role in constructing infrastructures suitable to cope with adverse impacts of climate change. “Engineers must play more effective role in building infrastructures tolerant to climate change and its adverse impacts, and ensuring food and energy security,” she said in a message issued today on the occasion of ...

Covid-19: Bangladesh sees lowest positivity rate at 0.18% since 2020

Online Desk Bangladesh reported four new Covid cases in 24 hours until Thursday morning which took its total caseload to 1,952,747. With no new Covid death reported during this period the country’s total fatalities from the pandemic remained unchanged at 29,127, according to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The daily positivity rate dropped to 0.18 percent, the lowest ...

Eid materials distributed by Friendship Bond in Bhuapur

Bhuapur (Tangail) Correspondent Eid items have been distributed among about 300 destitute families on the occasion of Holy Eid-ul-Fitr organized by Gobindasi Union of Bhuapur Upazila of Tangail under the slogan “Long live the bond of friendship forever” on Monday. Eid materials were distributed among the underprivileged people from the office of Friendship Bondhan adjacent to Gobindasi High School. The ...

Gas supply resumes in Dhaka, adjoining areas

Staff Reporter Gas supply has resumed in different areas in Dhaka city and adjoining areas from Thursday afternoon, said a Titas Gas announcement. Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited suspended the gas supply at 10 pm on May 3 (Eid Day) for a period of 48 hours in different areas including Amin Bazar, Hemayetpur, Savar EPZ, Ashulia, Manikganj, Dhamrai ...

Haji Selim went abroad abiding by law: Home Minister

Staff Reporter Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said lawmaker Haji Salim had gone abroad and returned home following the legal course. The Awami League lawmaker, who was convicted and sentenced to 10-year imprisonment in a graft case, went to Bangkok, Thailand, on April 30, and returned home this afternoon. “He (Haji Selim) went to Bangkok to receive emergency treatment and has ...

Pandora Papers unearths 3 more Bangladeshis for offshore investments

Staff Reporter The Pandora Papers, a splendid pile of leaked data, has named three more Bangladeshis to have invested in offshore companies. International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) makes Pandora Papers to disclose names of the citizens of various countries including Bangladesh for their foreign investments. On May 3, ICIJ published the third or final batch of Pandora Papers data ...

Fire at ACI Godrej Company’s warehouse in Sirajganj burnt assets worth Tk 2 cr

Shahjadpur (Sirajganj) Correspondent A fire broke out at a rented fish feed of ACI Godrej Company at Sayadhangara Jagaimore in Sirajganj municipal area, destroying property worth at least Tk 2 crore including chamal on Wednesday. The fire broke out in the warehouse of Fisfeed on Wednesday morning and brought under control with the help of police and locals. The owner ...

Serve with the spirit of patriotism, IGP tells his men

Staff Reporter Inspector General of Police (IGP) Benazir Ahmed has called upon all police personnel in Bangladesh to work with the spirit of patriotism. “Without patriotism, the war against terrorists and criminals cannot be fought. Without patriotism, the country does not prosper, the society does not prosper and civilisation does not flourish,” said Benazir. The IGP said these while exchanging ...