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DAE eyes 1.71m tonnes of maize production in Rangpur div

RANGPUR, Nov 19 (BSS): The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) has fixed a production target of 1.71 million tonnes of maize from 0.18 million hectares of land during this Rabi season in Rangpur division.Horticulture Specialist of the DAE at its regional office here Khondker Md Mesbahul Islam said the farmers...

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Tomato farming goes on in full swing in Bogura

BOGURA, Nov 19: Tomato cultivation is going on in full swing in the district.The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) office said farmers some 380 hectares of land have already been brought under the production of the winter delicacy. DAE officials said the area may exceed 1,000 hectares of land this...

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Bumper output delights papaya cultivators

JOYPURHAT, Nov 19: Papaya growers in the district are delighted over the bumper production this season as the authority concerned has provided logistic support to the farmers.Besides, brisk sale made the growers happy as the wholesalers from the different adjacent districts purchase the fruit directly from the growers.Arimul Islam of...

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Authorities fail to complete work on road dev project in Sylhet Surma area

SYLHET, Nov 19: The authorities could not yet complete the works on a major road development project in Sylhet city's South Surma area.Locals are suffering since long. Sources said the project was given time extension twice. Meanwhile, one and a half years have been passed.The project on the four-lane road...

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Missing fisherman returns 11 years after Sidr

BAGERHAT, Nov 19 (UNB): Shahidul Molla, who had gone missing during Sidr, returned home at Amragacchia village in Sharankhola upazila on November 12, 11 years after the devastating cyclone.Villagers said Shahidul along with his father and two other fishermen -Masum and Selim - went to the Bay of Bengal in...

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Rajshahi farmers getting incentives for Rabi crops

RAJSHAHI, Nov 19 (BSS): Around 0.14 million small and marginal farmers are getting special agriculture incentives in terms of seed and fertilisers worth around Tk 177 million in eight districts under Rajshahi division.According to the officials concerned, Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) has been distributing the support to assist the...

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Experts for enhancing skill for becoming successful entrepreneurs

RANGPUR, Nov 19 (BSS): Experts at a training programme have stressed on enhancing skill of female students of different universities for proper business planning to become successful entrepreneurs by exploring their latent talents and capabilities.They made these observations today at the launching ceremony of the two-day 'Women Entrepreneurship Training' programme...

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A team of Border Guard Bangladesh in a drive seized about 80 maunds of hilsa fry

PATUAKHALI: A team of Border Guard Bangladesh in a drive seized about 80 maunds of hilsa fry in the Rabnabad river under Kalapara upazila on Monday — Focus Bangla

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