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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...

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    Minister blames rain for damage of haor dams

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:38am on May 31, 2017

    Water resources minister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Tuesday blamed excessive rain for the damage of dams and flash flood in haor region and claimed that...

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    Special allocation for haor people demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on May 26, 2017

    Police on Thursday thwarted a Ganasanghati Andolan move to lay siege to the land ministry in Dhaka demanding special budgetary allocation for the flood-affected haor...

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    President asks ACC to take action against corruption in haor projects

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:19am on May 25, 2017

    President Abdul Hamid on Wednesday asked the Anti-Corruption Commission to take actions against the people involved in reported corruption in implementation of development projects at...