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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...

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    Haor people losing livelihoods due to faulty development activities

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:17am on March 31, 2019

    The haor belt’s people are losing their livelihoods and their grip over life due to ‘flawed development policy’ and resource mismanagement, says a new survey...

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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...