Flood situation in the country’s five northern and two eastern districts has deteriorated as major rivers swelled further on Sunday, inundating fresh areas causing immense sufferings of the people.
Village pipe water supply project remains inoperative for years in Nilphamari district.
At least eight people were killed and over 9,000 houses damaged as storms lashed Dinajpur, Joypurhat, Rangpur and Nilphamari districts on Saturday night.
People of 45 districts are at risk of contracting kala-azar as the fly-borne disease breaks out in different parts of country in recent times, a study report said.
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.
Barendra Multipurpose Development Authority (BMDA) is implementing a huge drinking water supply project in the villages in Nilphamari district.
The Bangladesh Nationalist Party led by Khaleda Zia began its two-day long march towards the Teesta Barrage on Tuesday, demanding “fair share” of the river water from India.
Mindless earth and sand lifting along the embankments built on both sides of the main canal under the Teesta Irrigation Project continue unabated, making the dykes vulnerable to collapse at anytime
RDRS Bangladesh has set up 1,300 solar power units in char areas and other backwards villages inhabited by the ethnic minority communities so far in the region
The World Bank (WB) will provide concessional IDA financing of $29.29 million for Northern Areas Reduction-of-Poverty Initiative (NARI) project aiming to economically empower poor women of northwes
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