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Off-season mango in Natore market

NATORE, Sept 22: Off-season mango cultivation applying bagging method has brought smile on the faces of many growers in Bagatipara uapzila of the district.Adhering to Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) instructions, the farmers of the district are getting bumper production. The farmers are applying bagging method to get toxic-free fruits.The...

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Cultivators fear Aman paddy target may not be achieved this year

RAJSHAHI, Sept 22: Farmers of Chapainawabganj district have almost finished the transplantation of saplings of Aman paddy in their fields from the last week of August to the middle of September. Farmers of the district, however, apprehended the target of production of Aman paddy may not be achieved this year...

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Shortage of teachers at pry schools in 12 Tangail UZs

TANGAIL Sept 22: Acute shortage of teachers has been hampering academic activities at the primary schools in 12 upazilas of the district, sources at the district primary education office said.A total of 1,024 posts have been laying vacant at different primary schools in the upazilas. Among them, some 111 posts...

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Chilahati-Holdibari railway track work starts

NILPHAMARI, Sept 22: After long 55 years, construction of Chilahati-Holdibari (India) railway track was inaugurated on Saturday.Railway Minister Nurul Islam Sujon inaugurated the works at a function.On the occasion a meeting was held on the premises of the Chilahati Railway Station. Presided over by in- charge secretary of the Ministry...

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Man beaten to death by ‘younger brother’ in Habiganj district

HABIGANJ, Sept 22 (UNB): A man was beaten to death reportedly by his younger brother over a land dispute at Joypur village in Madhabpur upazila on Sunday.The deceased was identified as Ebdal Mia, 45, son of Fazlul Haque of the village.Golam Dastagir, officer-in-charge of Madhabpur Police Station, said Ebdal and...

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Seeds sown to prevent lightning!

MAGURA, Sept 22: Some ten thousand palm seeds were sown across Magura Sadar upazila to prevent lightning. Local MP Saifuzzaman Shekhor inaugurated the initiative at a function on Saturday. Magura Sadar upazila parishad arranged the programme.The parishad planted palm seeds from the Jagla Chara Bot Tola area to Jagdal Bazar...

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Two minor girls drown in Jamalpur pond

JAMALPUR, Sept 22 (UNB): Two minor girls drowned in a pond at Purbakandarchar in Islampur upazila on Sunday.The deceased were identified as Akhi Akter, 4, daughter of Al Amin of Bakshiganj upazila and her cousin Sumaiya Akter, 5, daughter of Saidur Rahman of the upazila.

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One held with Yaba in C’nawabganj

CHAPAINAWABGANJ, Sept 22 (BSS): The BGB today seized 8,000 pieces of Indian Yaba tablet and 6,000 pieces of manthaba plus (pain reliever ointment) and arrested an alleged drug peddler in two separate drives in Shibganj upazila.The arrested person was identified as Md. Asmaul Hoque, 24, son of Md. Enamul Hoque...

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