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  • Jobeda

    She's a superhero

    Jobeda isn't the only woman whose husband divorced her when her father couldn't pay the full dowry. Nor is the 32-year-old tailor
  • C'nawabganj public health services dismal

    A little good advice: don't get sick in Chapainawabganj town. Health services at the Adhunik Sadar Hospital are in a deplorable state
  • crops

    Saving crops from pests

    Nationwide, for some years now, farmers have been using bags to protect ripening fruits, including mangoes, guavas, litchis and papayas. In Tangail, the same technique is being enlisted to protect vegetable crops from pest attack.
  • Dhanshiri river disappearing

    “I shall return to the banks of the Dhanshiri,” poet Jibanananda Das famously wrote as the opening words of his patriotic poem 'I shall return'. Yet if Das, who died in 1954, truly were to return to the river that so inspired him, disappointment is inevitable.
  • Jujube orchards a winner for Jessore farmers

    Several varieties of jujube, locally known as kul or boroi, are proving to be a worthwhile crop in Jessore. Around 500 local farmers,
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