Locals foiled an illegal tree felling bid at bordering Sarkertari village in Sadar upazila of the district yesterday.
Tornado ripped into seven villages of Jamalpur and Lalmonirhat district yesterday, damaging over 200 dwelling houses.
RANGPUR : The farmers have incurred huge production losses of over 2.78 lakh tonnes of crops worth over Taka 587 crore following recent floods in eight northern districts along the Brahmaputra basi
More villages and croplands were inundated and over 200 families displaced due to river erosion and an increase in water levels of the Teesta and other rivers in Lalmonirhat, Jamalpur and Netrakona
Onrush of water from upstream across the border since Monday triggered flash flood in the low lying areas and Teesta and Dharla river basin villages under five upazilas, leaving over 20,000 people
The river Teesta is flowing over the danger level in the district flooding 40 villages of different upazilas till yesterday afternoon, reports BSS.
At least two hundred tobaccos kilns have been set up at different villages of three upazilas in Lalmonirhat district for processing tobacco leafs.
The government aims at alleviating poverty further in five districts of Rangpur division by creating employment opportunities under the new phase of a poverty alleviation scheme.
The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved the ‘Ensuring employment for the poor in Northern Region Programme’ (2nd phase) at a cost of Tk 94.88 crore to f
India is building a barrage on the Gidari river, just 400 metres upstream from the no man's land at Putibari village of Aditmari upazila in Lalmonirhat, to divert its water for irrigation.
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