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T-Aman cultivation begins in Gopalganj

GOPALGANJ, June 26: The cultivation of Transplanted Aman (T-Aman) paddy has begun in the district.According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) Gopalganj official sources, DAE has set a target to grow T-Aman paddy on 11,334 hectares of land with a production target of 34,003 tonnes of crop.To make T-Aman...

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BRRI develops seven high-yielding Aman paddy varieties

RAJSHAHI, June 26 (BSS): The Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI) has developed seven paddy varieties for Aman season creating high hope among the farmers in general in the region including its vast Barind tract.The varieties like BRRI Dhan 71, 75, 80, 87 and 90 are comparatively high yielding, drought tolerant...

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Nilphamari growers happy over bitter gourd price

NILPHAMARI, June 26: Commercial cultivation of bitter gourd is gaining popularity across the district.A good number of farmers said they got a bumper yield of the vegetable this season.The growers are happy over the present market price.Nonda Kumar, sub-assistant agriculture officer of DAE, said the department has taken special measures...

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Record 0.92m tonnes of maize produced in Rangpur region

RANGPUR, June 26 (BSS): The farmers have produced a record quantity of over 0.92 million tonnes of maize exceeding the fixed production target by 21.76 percent during the just-ended Rabi season in Rangpur agriculture region. Officials of the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) here saidfarmers already completed harvest of maize...

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RU takes plan to execute infrastructure projects

RAJSHAHI UNIVERSITY, June 26: The Rajshahi University (RU) authority has taken a 25-year master plan to execute various infrastructure development projects on the campus. The university administration revealed the information this morning at a views exchange meeting at the university's Sayed Tajuddin Ahmed Senate building.Vice-chancellor Prof. M Abdus Sobhan was...

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Four die in Lalmonirhat, Mymensingh road crashes

LALMONIRHAT, June 26 (UNB): Two people were killed and seven others injured in a road crash on Lalmonirhat-Burimari highway at Palashi Bazar in Aditmari upazila on Wednesday.The deceased were identified as Nandu Chandra Roy, 55 and Rabiul Islam, 42, an auto-rickshaw driver of KakinaWabda Bazar in Kaliganj upazila.Saiful Islam, officer-in-charge...

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Thrust on expanding cotton production in Barind area

RAJSHAHI, June 26 (BSS): Utmost emphasis should be given on expansion of cotton cultivation in the drought-prone Barind area after the best uses of its existing potentialities.Farmers and others concerned should be motivated so that they can expand cotton farming in the area for boosting up its production to meet...

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People of Nabogram and Jamtoil villages

People of Nabogram and Jamtoil villages under Gopalpur upazila cross the Jhinai river through a bamboo-bridge putting their lives at risk. The photo was taken on Wednesday — Focus Bangla Photo

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