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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...

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    Farmers uncertain about new crop loans

    Zaman Monir . back from Sunamganj | Updated at 12:38am on August 27, 2017

    Farmers in flood-hit Sunamganj are uncertain about cultivation in the upcoming season as the banks have yet to issue any directive as to whether the...

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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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    61 sued, two arrested

    Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:10am on July 03, 2017

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Sunday filed a case accusing 61 people – 15 Water Development Board officials and 46 contractors – or corruption in haor...

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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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    Greens for free flow of water in rivers, haors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:17am on June 04, 2017

    Green activists on Saturday demanded that the government, if it wanted to achieve Sustainable Development Goals, should refrain from all development projects that could impede...