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  • Extensive plans taken for development of fisheries in haors

    Says Rezaul Karim Biddut P. Roy from Kishorganj: Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim yesterday said, a comprehensive plan has been taken for the development of fisheries in the haor area.“The present government will do whatever is necessary to develop and enrich the Haor regions. Several plans have been…

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  • Sheikh Hasina Int’l Cricket stadium near Padma on cards

    Manikganj Correspondent:The government has decided to build a new international cricket stadium after name of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, near Paturia ghat, close to the famous Padma River in Shibaloy upazila of Manikganj.State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Hasan Russell, Manikganj-1 MP and Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) Director Naimur…

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  • Banana cultivation gains popularity in Panchagarh

    Panchagarh Correspondent: Banana cultivation is gaining popularity in the district as its cultivation is more lucrative and less expensive.Banana is cultivated especially on abandoned and high land here while many farmers cultivated it commercially.Farmers have already started harvesting banana this year as the delicious fruit is plucked within 10 to…

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  • MP Dhanu brings love and development for Bhaluka people

    Ibrahim Khalil:Alhajj Kazim Uddin Ahmed Dhanu MP, a charismatic politician was born in 23rd March 1966 in Mymensingh. He is currently the Member of Parliament from Mymensingh-11, Bhaluka. He passed his BSc honors, MSS in Political Science and LLB.Kazim Uddin’s father, Major Afsar Uddin Ahmed was a veteran freedom fighter.…

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  • Another ferry hits Padma Bridge pillar

    Staff Correspondent: Another ferry hit a pillar of the under-construction Padma Bridge yesterday.The ferry named Bir Srestho Jahangir hit the 10th pillar of the bridge, BIWTA Chairman Md Tajul Islam told.The BIWTA chairman said the incident took place while the ferry tried to give side to a sand-laden bulkhead.“We did…

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  • New gas field found in Sylhet

    It holds 68b cubic feet reserve: Nasrul Hamid Staff Correspondent: State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid yesterday formally announced Zakiganj as the country 28th gas field having 68 billion cubic feet of gas reserve.The state-owned Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company (Bapex) made the discovery in…

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  • Duck farming delights many villagers in Rajshahi

    Rajshahi Bureau: Duck farming has made fortunes of many people in both rural and urban areas because they are relying on it as an effective means of attaining economic emancipation.Rubel Islam, 35, who used to sell his labour earlier, has now become financially solvent through the duck farming for the…

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  • Ferry services on Shimulia Banglabazar route suspended

    Munshiganj Correspondent: Ferry services on Shimulia-Banglabazar route were suspended yesterday noon due to stormy weather.Mohammad Shafiqul Islam, Assistant General Manager of Bangladesh Inland and Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) Shimulia Ferry Ghat, said the ferries on the route were operating with risk due to strong current in the Padma river since…

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  • Whiteleg shrimp cultivation sees success in Khulna

    Industry Desk: A new species of shrimp named vannamei or whiteleg, which is dominating the shrimp market, is seeing success in its first experimental cultivation in Khulna.The average production per hectare of this shrimp is 6,761kg more than the Bagda variety.Besides, the production rate of this species is high while…

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  • Momen seeks favorable business environment in Kuwait for BD

    Industry Desk: Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has urged Kuwait to establish a forum of ‘South-South Finance Development’ for creating more favorable environment for Bangladesh businesspersons in the oil-rich country.He made the request during a bilateral meeting with his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah on the…

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