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Farmer killed by lightning in...

Farmer killed by lightning in...

Nation

Thu, Sep 13 2018

The deceased has been identified as Abdus Sattar, 60

Farmers' protest disrupts New Delhi...

Farmers' protest disrupts New Delhi...

South Asia

Wed, Sep 5 2018

In June, vegetable prices jumped 10% in major cities after a strike by millions of farmers to press demands...

Farmer dies trying to save cow, dog...

Farmer dies trying to save cow, dog...

D2

Fri, Jul 6 2018

Seeing his master in distress, Makkusu’s dog ran to him, trying to pull away the power cable but...

Lightning deaths continue to surge,...

Lightning deaths continue to surge,...

Nation

Tue, May 8 2018

In Sunamganj alone, five people were killed and four others injured when they were struck by lightning...

The cost of protections

The cost of protections

Business

Fri, Apr 13 2018

The people who suffer the most are those locked out in the informal sector

Farmer's son becomes BCS cadre

Farmer's son becomes BCS cadre

Nation

Sat, Mar 17 2018

'My parents did not let me do any work. Now it's my chance to repay them for all their efforts'

Speculation or starvation: Which is...

Speculation or starvation: Which is...

Business

Sun, Feb 11 2018

The misplaced rage against rice speculators

BSF returns Bangladeshi farmer four...

BSF returns Bangladeshi farmer four...

Nation

Sat, Dec 30 2017

Sabed Ali was working in his own maize field when he was picked up by trespassing BSF members, locals...

In pictures: Aman harvest begins in...

In pictures: Aman harvest begins in...

Nation

Sun, Nov 12 2017

Paddy growers have already begun harvesting their fields in four districts under Sylhet division. The...

Dimla agri officials indifferent as...

Dimla agri officials indifferent as...

Agriculture

Mon, Oct 30 2017

The paddy growers in Dimla are alleging that they can hardly get in touch with the agri officials in...

The tale of a 6kg ash gourd in times...

The tale of a 6kg ash gourd in times...

Nation

Fri, Sep 8 2017

Growing ash gourds and other plants in their home yards is a vital practice that residents of low-lying...

As the land grows, so does the...

As the land grows, so does the...

Business Tribune

Sat, Aug 12 2017

Sure, they’re not making land any more but as we can see it’s possible to increase the amount of land...

Hundreds of Qatari camels die as Saudis...

Hundreds of Qatari camels die as Saudis...

Middle East

Tue, Jul 11 2017

Hundreds of camels die of thirst in the desert: Qataris kicked off farms in Saudi Arabia amid rift between...

India's Punjab state to forgive over...

India's Punjab state to forgive over...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 20 2017

Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel has warned that such loan waivers, forecast by BofA Merrill...

Rahul Gandhi arrested amid Madhya Pradesh...

Rahul Gandhi arrested amid Madhya Pradesh...

South Asia

Thu, Jun 8 2017

The strikes turned violent Tuesday and five farmers were killed by police gunfire

Farmer goes missing in flood-water

Farmer goes missing in flood-water

Nation

Sun, Apr 30 2017

In the morning, he went to the haor with his younger brother Bikchan Mian on a boat to harvest

Haor farmers lose crops worth Tk200cr...

Haor farmers lose crops worth Tk200cr...

Agriculture

Wed, Apr 19 2017

Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) primarily estimated the damage to be around Tk200 crore

Cheap cold storage puts warm smiles...

Cheap cold storage puts warm smiles...

Nation

Mon, Apr 10 2017

A new cheap storage system helps farmers preserve potato for several months

Surface water irrigation can make farmers...

Surface water irrigation can make farmers...

Agriculture

Wed, Mar 22 2017

Using surface water to irrigate will decrease the strain on groundwater and reduce the threat of arsenic...

Manikganj farmer dies in hailstorm

Manikganj farmer dies in hailstorm

Nation

Sun, Mar 19 2017

In Shibalya upazila, about 50 houses and establishments were reportedly ravaged and three people...

Advanced supply chain can benefit marginal...

Advanced supply chain can benefit marginal...

Business

Thu, Mar 9 2017

Due to lack of post-harvest knowledge, farmers waste 30% of their products.