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    90pc boro rice harvested in Haor belt: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:51pm on May 05, 2020

    Agriculture minister Mohammad Abdur Razzaque on Tuesday said that farmers had already harvested 90 per cent of their boro rice in Haor belt and 25...

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    50pc boro harvested in haor belt: DAE

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 10:08am on April 26, 2020

    Farmers have harvested over 50 per cent of their boro paddy in the country’s haor belt amid severe shortage of seasonal farm labourers, according to...

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    Flash flood fear still in haors despite rain shifts to south

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on April 25, 2020

    The Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre on Saturday updated its flash flood outlook with the possibility of flash floods in Sylhet, Moulvibazar and Habiganj over...

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    Farmers worried as rains begin in north-east

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on April 24, 2020

    Farmers are worried as parts of north-eastern haor region received heavy rains on Thursday as forecasted earlier with the possibility of heavy rains causing flash...

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    Possible flash flood threatens boro harvest in haor area

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:04am on April 21, 2020

    Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre on Monday warned that flash floods predicted at the end of current week might swamp many boro fields in the...

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    Boro harvest a big challenge

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 11:56pm on April 19, 2020

    Timely boro harvests in the haor belt and other parts of the country have emerged as a big challenge for the farmers amid spread of...

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    Haor Parer Shikkhak Sammelan ends in Sylhet

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 02:04am on December 29, 2019

    A two-day long programme titled Haor Parer Shikkhak Sammelan-2019 for promoting quality and digital education in the country’s haor-belt was ended on Saturday in Sylhet...

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    Boat capsize kills 10 in haor

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 05:01pm on September 25, 2019

    At least 10 people were killed after a motorboat capsized at Kaliakota haor of Derai upazila in Sunamganj on Tuesday. Seven of the victims were...

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    Flash flood strikes haor areas in north-east Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain and Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:05am on May 06, 2019

    People in the haor region in Bangladesh’s north-east started facing flash flood on Sunday because of heavy rains caused by cyclone Fani inside Bangladesh and...

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    HC allows five contractors time to surrender

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on April 09, 2019

    The High Court Division on Monday allowed five absconding contractors to surrender in the trial court in four weeks to face trial for causing staggering...