Emran Hossain

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    Cattle farming gets profitable ahead of Eid

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:30pm on August 16, 2018

    With Eid-ul-Azha less than a week away farmers and traders are expecting good prices for their cattle in the market for sacrificial animals. Cattle markets...

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    Floods in forecast for 25 dists in Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:54am on August 06, 2018

    Floods would occur in 25 northern, northeastern and in the country’s central districts in mid-August, according to the forecast made by the Flood Forecasting and...

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    Spring became more like summer with more rains

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:36am on August 04, 2018

    There have been marked changes in Bangladesh’s rainfall patterns with increasing rains occurring during the spring and less than the usual precipitations occurring in the...

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    Floods likely in north, northeastern regions next week

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on July 26, 2018

    Weather forecasters on Wednesday predicted more rains in the upstream over the next week and inside Bangladesh in the next two days....

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    Adulterated fertilisers hurting farmers, crop land

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:07pm on July 12, 2018

    The use of contaminated fertilizers with nutrient deficiencies over the years affected soil’s fertility and caused losses to farmers in Bangladesh, soil scientists told New...

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    Floods hamper school education

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:05am on July 12, 2018

    Floods forced the closure of at least 129 primary schools and six high schools in Kurigram, Lalmonirhat and Sunamganj affecting education of 20,000 students in...

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    Major rivers to rise over next 3 days

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:05am on July 05, 2018

    Heavy rains in the upstream and inside the country over the last two day rapidly swelled most of the major rivers in Bangladesh inundating low...

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    Govt behaving like East India Company: CAB

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:05am on June 26, 2018

    The government has outdone even the East India Company in exploiting people to increase business profits, the Consumers Association of Bangladesh said at a special...

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    Fruit Exhibition ends

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:45am on June 25, 2018

    The three-day National Fruit Exhibition ended in the capital on Sunday drawing crowds of buyers amid worries over allegations of artificially ripening fruits using harmful...

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    Economic development might be unsustainable: entrepreneurs

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:05am on June 22, 2018

    Dependence on imported liquefied natural gas could make economic development unsustainable, entrepreneurs expressed fears at a public hearing on Thursday....