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    Malnutrition higher in BD’s coastal, haor regions: study

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:12am on July 24, 2018

    Children living in the coastal and haor areas of Bangladesh were 1.5 times more likely to be stunted, according to a study....

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    LGED to build 115 Killas in haor areas

    Zaman Monir | Updated at 12:13am on June 02, 2018

    Local Government Engineering Department has taken an initiative to build some 115 Killas (forts), locally known as Khola or Kitta, on different marshlands of the...

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    Boro harvest continues in haor belt amid labourer scarcity

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:12am on April 23, 2018

    Boro rice harvest in the haor belt continues amid severe scarcity of farm hands, Department of Agricultural Extension officials told New Age. A grower has...

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    20pc works still incomplete as extended deadline ends

    Zaman Monir . Sylhet | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2018

    About 20 per cent construction works of the haor protection embankments in Sunamganj remained incomplete until Friday, a day after the end of the extended...

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    Improved early flood-warning system for haor areas stressed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:04am on March 15, 2018

    Experts at a meeting on Wednesday suggested installing an improved early flood-warning system, taking a long-term agricultural plan, constructing and repairing dams and creating alternative...

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    Haor embankments must be completed before flood

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 05, 2018

    IT IS unacceptable that 40 per cent of the construction work of haor crops protection embankments in Sunamganj remained unaccomplished on Saturday, three days after...

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    Sunamganj BNP places memo to DC for haor protection

    Our Correspondent . Sunamganj | Updated at 01:12am on January 21, 2018

    Sunamganj district unit BNP leaders and activists on Saturday placed four-point memorandum to the deputy commissioner’s office demanding immediate steps for draining out flood water...

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    Manju for protecting haor areas from early floods

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:52am on January 21, 2018

    Newly appointed water resources minister Anwar Hossain Manju on Friday asked Water Development Board officials to be alert so that there is no recurrence of...

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    Half of households in flood-affected haors consume less food: BRAC study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:58am on November 02, 2017

    One-third of households in flash flood affected haor areas had to consume two meals instead of three a day as they changed their usual food...

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    JL leader drowns in Sunamganj haor

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:00am on October 23, 2017

    A leader of Juba League, ruling Awami League-backed youth organisation, died as a boat capsized in Hariman Bhanga area of Karchar Haor in Sunamganj on...