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    Flood-hit farmers mustn’t be menaced for loan repayment

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 25, 2017

    MICROCREDIT lenders reportedly pressuring farmers in Sunamganj — who are as yet financially unstable and unable to manage daily meals after their crops had been...

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    Lenders at farmers’ heels

    Zaman Monir . back from Sunamganj | Updated at 12:08am on August 24, 2017

    Microcredit lenders have continued to put pressure for repayment of crop loans granted to farmers, who are still reeling from losses and finding it hard...

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    Disaster management secy, 139 others sued

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 12:05am on August 04, 2017

    Disaster management and relief secretary Shah Kamal and 139 others, including officials, contractors and project implementation committee members of Water Development Board, were sued on...

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    Water level in major rivers in spate

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:36am on August 01, 2017

    The water level in the River Ganges, River Brahmaputra and River Meghna and other major rivers except hilly rivers will continue to rise in the...

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    Flood hits Sylhet hard; 2.5 lakh marooned 

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:54pm on July 02, 2017

    The onrush of water from the upstream and heavy rainfall triggered by monsoon over the last one week inundated vast areas in six upazilas of...

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    Ministry’s probe finds WDB officials, contractors responsible

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on June 23, 2017

    A high-powered probe body of the water resources ministry has found neglect of responsibilities and lack of coordination among officials concerned in construction and repair...

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    Flash floods inundate 100 villages in Moulvibazar again

    Our Correspondent . Moulvibazar | Updated at 12:34am on June 06, 2017

    Flash floods caused by incessant rains and onrush of waters from the hills in India on Monday inundated about a 100 villages in three upazilas...

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    Farmers call for permanent solution to haor crop losses

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:05am on May 10, 2017

    Farmers and environmental activists on Tuesday called for a permanent solution to boro crop losses from early flashfloods that take place almost every year in...

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    Artists unite to help flash flood victims in haor areas

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:35pm on May 03, 2017

    Artists have come forward to help flood victims in haor areas by donating paintings at a fund raising art camp underway at Faculty of...

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    Gana Forum for list of victims in haors to ensure fair relief distribution

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:58am on April 30, 2017

    Gana Forum demands that the government prepares a list of flood victims to ensure fair distribution of relief in haor areas....