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Sunflower cultivation gets success in coastal saline lands in Khulna

KHULNA, Feb 24: Sunflower cultivation has achieved a success in the saline fallow lands of the coastal upazilas of Khulna. As a result, new possibilities have emerged to meet the demand for high quality oil. Farmers expect to benefit following a lower production cost.Under Gopalganj-Khulna-Bagerhat-Satkhira-Pirojpur Agriculture Development Project (SRDI), research...

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Children enjoying water splash

Children enjoying water splash while taking bath in the water of a shallow tubewell at Shorugram village under Dhunat upazila in Bogura district recently — Focus Bangla

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Record mkt price makes jute farmers jubilant in Rajshahi

RAJSHAHI, Feb 24 (BSS): Current market price of jute has made the farmers happy because they never thought about the unprecedented price of the cash crop in the region.At present, jute fiber is being sold at Taka 5,200 to 6,000 per mound at different hats and bazaars everywhere in the...

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Homes at Ashrayan Project become dilapidated, need urgent repair

NILPHAMARI, Feb 24: Homes at Ashrawan project built for the homeless hardcore poor people of Kishorganj upazila in Nilphamari district are now in a dilapidated condition. The national project was undertaken by the government to provide shelter to the homeless and distressed ultra poor people and in Kishorganj upazila the...

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Farmers taking care of capsicum saplings

Farmers taking care of capsicum saplings at Shailkupa upazila in Jhenidah district. The photo was taken recently — Focus Bangla

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Work on Tk 1.24b 2nd land port in Sylhet region begins

SYLHET, Feb 24: Another LC station is being upgraded into a full fledged Landport in Sylhet. Tamabil was declared a land port on Dauki-Tamabil border in 2001, but it started operating after 16 years in 2017.The Sheola LC station on Sylhet-Assam border in Beanibazar upazila was declared the second Land...

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Mango trees start sprouting in Rangpur region

RANGPUR, Feb 24 (BSS): Sprouting in mango trees begins with the advent of the spring signalling bumper output of the popular fruit in all five districts of Rangpur agriculture region this season.Officials of the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) said mango trees in the orchards and homesteads have started wearing...

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