Zaman Monir . Sylhet

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    Delayed distribution brings woes

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 12:43am on May 11, 2017

    Delay in distribution of rice under the government’s 100-day vulnerable group feeding programme has intensified sufferings of the flood-hit people in Sunamganj...

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    Nepotism, anomaly deprive farmers of VGF card in haor areas

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 12:30am on May 07, 2017

    Many of the ultra-poor farmers in Sunamganj, the worst hit district in the early flashflood that destroyed standing boro paddy of wetlands, alleged that they...

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    Distribution yet to begin at two-thirds of unions

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 12:09am on May 05, 2017

    Rice distribution under the government’s 100-day Vulnerable Group Feeding programme for ultra-poor farmers was yet to cover more than 65 per cent unions in Sunamganj...

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    List of affected in haors not yet completed

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 12:13am on April 30, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled for today to visit Sunamganj, the worst affected district in recent flash flood in the haor belt, while the...

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    VGF for 2.6 lakh families under 100-day programme

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 12:33am on April 27, 2017

    The government has taken a move to distribute rice and flour along with a certain amount of cash among about 2.56 lakh ultra-poor flash flood-affected...

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    Govt apathy blamed for failure to rescue Ilias

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 12:16am on April 18, 2017

    The family, relatives and followers of Bangladesh Nationalist Party former organising secretary M Ilias Ali, reportedly a victim of enforced disappearance, blamed government’s apathy for...

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    Farmers’ last hopes gone as flashflood lingers

    Emran Hossain . Dhaka and Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 12:33am on April 08, 2017

    Ten days have passed since hundreds of thousands of hectares of standing Boro rice in the Haor belt have gone under several feet of waters...

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    Flashfloods play havoc in Haor belt

    Emran Hossain with Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 02:30am on April 07, 2017

    Standing boro rice crop on at least 2.50 lakh hectares has been inundated by flashfloods in the country’s haor belt until Thursday...

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    Sylhet mayor resumes office

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 01:20am on April 07, 2017

    Sylhet City Corporation mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury resumed his office Thursday afternoon, three hours after the Supreme Court cleared way for him to discharge duties....

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    Police yet to start recovery

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 12:32am on April 01, 2017

    Sylhet Metropolitan Police could not start recovering bodies of the suspected extremists and neutralising explosives still lying inside Atia Mahal in the city till Friday...