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Floating seedbed for farmers

The recent flood that inundated vast tracts of the country, causing extensive damage to human settlements and croplands reminds the nation once again of a universal fact - the people of this deltaic land are consummately resilient. Especially its rural people have hardly bowed down to the onslaughts of natural...

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Disciplining the rawhide market

Of late, the tanners have agreed to purchase salted rawhides from the hide and skin traders. By visiting the wholesale market of rawhides from early this week, they are expected to scrutinise the product quality and start buying.According to reports, they have agreed to buy the rawhides at the rates...

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Eid vacation and Monday blues

Few people in the West can keep themselves free of the Monday blues. In the Western and many other countries around the world, workplace-going employees invariably suffer from this syndrome. After the 2-day fun-filled weekends on Saturday and Sunday, the Monday morning appears to them with all types of fatigue...

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Domestic airfare hike during Eid

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), local chapter of the Berlin-based anti-graft watchdog, expressed its shock at the media report that the airlines raised fares on the domestic routes for travelling during the Eid holidays. As we observed earlier, many bus and launch operators increased fares abnormally during almost every Eid season....

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Drowning in rivers, sea

Two siblings died in the Padma river in an area of Shariatpur district during the Eid holiday when they went to swim there. As Mahfuza Ayesha (13) was sinking in the middle of the river, her brother Sharif Bepari (18) went to rescue her but both drowned. It seems that...

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