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Extended sanctuary to help boost forest resources in Sundarbans

BAGERHAT, Sep 23 (UNB): The biodiversity boundary has been extended in the Sundarbans, the world's largest mangrove forest. Experts expect the move to help boost all types of forest resources including wildlife, fisheries, and trees. The government imposes a ban on collection of all types of resources from areas designated...

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A farmer catching fishes in his T-Aman paddy field

A farmer catching fishes in his T-Aman paddy field in Dakshin Surma upazila of Sylhet on Sunday — FE Photo

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RU IBS facilitates higher studies, research

RAJSHAHI, Sept 23: The Institute of Bangladesh Studies (IBS) of Rajshahi University (RU) founded with the aim of catering to the country's special needs by producing an advanced cadre of broad specialties to provide leadership in the academic and developmental fields.The IBS is a unique of its kind established by...

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Duck rearing becomes boon for Rajshahi villagers

RAJSHAHI, Sept 23 (BSS): Rashida Begum, 45, a resident of Beel Sohar village under Tanore upazila, has been able to break the poverty cycle after finding the way of a better livelihood though self- employment.Earning money from duck farming and a grocery shop has now become a consistent source of...

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Experts focus on de-worming to ensure healthier growth of children

RANGPUR, Sept 23 (BSS): Health experts and public representatives at an advocacy meeting on Sunday called upon all concerned for making the week-long de-worming campaign successful to ensure healthier growth of children.They made the call at the event organised by the Rangpur City Corporation (RpCC) at its conference room here...

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Road mishaps kill four in three dists

CHATTOGRAM, Sept 23 (BSS): Two people were killed in a road accident in front of the city's Panchlaish Police Station early Sunday.The deceased were identified as auto rickshaw driver Mohammad Hanif, 41, son of Mostafa Kamal of Halishahar Brick Field area and private car passenger Fardin Hossain, 18, son of...

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