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Smooth growth of tender mango predicts bumper production

RANGPUR, Mar 25 (BSS): Officials of the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) are expecting bumper mango production following smooth formation of tender fruits after massive blooming in Rangpur agriculture region this season."The fruit setting stage is progressing superbly amid favourable climatic condition giving mango trees eye-catching looks in orchards, gardens...

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Irregularities in Surma riverbank protective work alleged

SYLHET, Mar 25: Locals have alleged large scale irregularities in the protective work on the Surma riverbank under Doarabazar upazila of Sunamganj district.The contracting firm, they said, was not able to finish the work even after extension of time.They also raised question about the quality of work already done. "What...

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80 pc work on Gopalganj Police Lines Hospital complete

GOPALGANJ, Mar 25: The construction of the Police Lines Hospital on the new police lines compound in Gopalganj Sadar is going on in full swing.Authority said around 80 per cent work of the project has already been completed.According to the Public Works Department (PWD), Gopalganj sources, the PWD took possession...

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Dredging of Padma river begins

RAJSHAHI, Mar 25 (BSS): The Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) has started dredging of Padma river near Rajshahi city aims at bringing back its navigability."We will carry out the dredging works till next mid-June," said Golam Sarwar, Superintending Engineer of Dredger Operation Circle under the BWDB in the city on...

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RCCI accords reception to FFs

RANGPUR, Mar 25: Rangpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) has accorded a reception to the freedom fighters (FFs) of the district.Three valiant freedom fighters were accorded the reception at the RCCI auditorium in the district town on Monday.The FFs are: Editor of a local daily Khandker Golam Mostafa Batul,...

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Six SAU students fall unconscious protesting fellow’s death

SYLHET, Mar 24 (UNB): At least six female students of Sylhet Agricultural University (SAU) lost consciousness due to the unbearable heat in Chowhatta area on Sunday noon while staging demonstrations protesting the death of Wasim Afnan in Saturday's road accident.The victims-Seema Debnath, Imrana Ratri, Madiha Binte Mohiuddin, Tamanna Tabasum Jinia,...

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