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Green chilli price goes haywire in Magura

MAGURA, July 15: Green chilli price has become extremely prohibitive in Magura in recent days, reaching as much as Tk350 per kilogram.Although the common cooking item has become costlier in the markets, the growers are being deprived of their expected returns due to its price manipulation by influential middlemen, insiders...

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A pair of chicken costs Tk 70,000!

BAGERHAT, July 15 (UNB): Faisal Ahmed Shuvo, a college student from a remote village in Bagerhat, has become an inspiration for many unemployed youths in the area for his success in farming of 25 foreign chicken breeds.Inspired by his success, other youths are seeking advice on starting their own farms....

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Dhol Kalmi on verge of extinction

GAIBANDHA, July 15: Dhol Kalmi, a herbaceous plant whose stems can be used to make paper, is on the verge of extinction from the district.Once it grew extensively in fields and on roadsides and canal sides in all remote rural areas of the country.Dhol Kalmi flower that blooms throughout the...

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Five jailed for illegal sand extraction from Jamuna

SIRAJGANJ, July 15 (UNB): A mobile court on Sunday sent five people to jail for 6 months each, over illegal extraction of sand from the Jamuna river in Sirajganj.Tipped off, a mobile court led by Sirajganj Sadar Upazila Assistant Commissioner (Land) and Executive Magistrate SM Rokibul Hasan, raided the Crossbar...

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240 agricultural entrepreneurs receive skill dev training

RAJSHAHI, July 15 (BSS): A skill development training programme was held at Shah Dine Community Center in Rajshahi Monday.On behalf of its agricultural support scheme 'Bhoroshar Notun Janala' United Commercial Bank PLC (UCB) organized the training for 240 agricultural entrepreneurs from nine upazilas of the district.

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