Saikat Dewan | The Daily Star
  • Saikat Dewan

  • More harmful hill farming

    A new method of jhum cultivation, called 'hill cultivation' by locals, is becoming common in the three hill districts, although experts say that this method of farming is unscientific and harmful for the environment.
  • Malta cultivation gets popular in Khagrachhari

    Farmers in the district have been cultivating malta for the last few years as they have found it to be a profitable crop.
  • Change Maker: Dragon fruit kindles hope

    Originally from Mexico and nowadays common in Southeast Asia and China, the delectable dragon fruit, also called pitaya, is a relative
  • Illegal sand lifting from Chengi river

    An influential person has continued illegal sand lifting from the Chengi river in Panchhari upazila under the district for about two weeks.
  • Sajek hit hard by food crisis

    Karoti Tripura, a housewife at Beatbunia under Sajek in Baghaichhari upazila of Rangamati, walked four long hours to collect only 10 kilogrammes of rice on Monday.