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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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    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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    Ammonia, not pesticide, says fisheries dept

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:39am on May 09, 2017

    The fisheries department on Monday said pesticide contamination was not responsible for the death of fishes in the flood-affected districts in the country’s northeastern Haor...

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    ACC records statements of 17 WDB officials on haor embankment graft

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:38am on May 08, 2017

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Sunday recorded statements of 17 Bangladesh Water Development Board officials, including five executive engineers, over allegations of corruption and irregularities in...

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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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    Farmer assaulted for protesting at VGF card distribution anomaly

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:56am on May 06, 2017

    A farmer was injured as miscreants assaulted him in Sunamganj Thursday evening allegedly for protesting at irregularity in distribution of VGF cards among the ultra-poor...

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    Four officials confess negligence in construction of haor dams

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:21pm on May 04, 2017

    Three top officials of the Bangladesh Water Development Board and a water resources ministry official confessed their negligence in the...

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    Khalequzzaman blames AL leaders for irregularity in VGF card distribution

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:11am on May 04, 2017

    Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal general secretary Khalequzzaman on Wednesday blamed the ruling Awami League leaders for irregularities in distributing the cards of Vulnerable Group Feeding project...

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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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    Three WDB engineers suspended for corruption

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:31pm on May 02, 2017

    The water resources ministry has suspended three engineers of Bangladesh Water Development Board for their alleged negligence and corruption in embankments construction in haors in...