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Hydroponic farming being adopted in coastal region

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Climate vulnerable households in the country’s costal region are showing interest in adopting soilless hydroponic farming system to grow vegetables to meet their nutritional demand. “We have already introduced the hydroponic agriculture in our locality as arable land is not adequate here to cultivate vegetables through conventional farming…salinity also affects vegetable farming here,” Ripon Kumar Mondal, chairman of Deluti Union Parishad of Paikgacha upazila in Khulna, told BSS. He said Deluti Union Parishad is implementing a hydroponic project to encourage the local people to adopt the soilless farming method in growing vegetables. A total of

Press council expresses concern over rumour spread

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Expressing concern over the spread of rumours about child lifters and other issues, Bangladesh Press Council today said a vested quarter is trying to create anarchy across the country and gaining malicious interest with the falsehood. Bangladesh-Press-CouncilConspirators are using these rumours to create anarchy in the society aiming at hindering the development process and the image of the country, said a press release of the press council. Moreover, some print media are printing exaggerate...

Women Chamber hails proposed budget

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Bangladesh Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry (BWCCI) congratulates and conveys its sincere thanks and gratitude to the Honorable Minister, Ministry of Finance as well as the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh for announcing a sensible and smart national budget for the fiscal year 2019-2020 today before the National Parliament which could be a milestone for achieving the Vision- 2021 of the government. BudgetHence, BWCCI as a national platform of women entrepreneurs is expressing its sincere thanks once ag...

Agriculture Census begins

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The field-level data collection for the country’s 6th Agriculture Census began in the country today and it would continue till June 20. During the Agriculture Census-2019 bearing the theme “Krishi Shumari Shofol Kori, Somriddho Bangladesh Gori”, the enumerators will collect data on food grains, fisheries and livestock, size of the agriculture households, land use, size of the cultivated land, number of cattle and poultry, agricultural machineries, food security, fisheries and forests in the urban and rural areas across the country. Planning Minister MA Mannan formally inaugurated the Agriculture Census today through releasing balloons and pigeons at the BBS building this afternoon, reports BSS.

Info Minister greets countrymen on Eid-ul-Fitr

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Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today greeted the countrymen, including the media personnel, on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest festival of the Muslims. hasan-mahmudIn a greeting message, the minister wished for the peace and prosperity of the country and countrymen, including media personnel, said an official hand out here, BSS Reports. Hasan, also the publicity and publication secretary of the ruling Awami league, said, “I’m wishing all of you on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Fitr and urgi...

Floods claim 4 in Moulvibazar

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Four people have been killed in floods in Moulvibazar’s Komolganj Upazila in Bangladesh. At least five people are still missing. Thousand others have been stranded since the night of June 15. The names and identities of the missing people are not known yet, Dhaka Tribune reported. floodThe hilly water has damaged flood protection embankments in the district worsening the flood situation. The army has begun rescuing stranded locals in Kulaura and Rajnagar near the overflowing Monu River. Deputy Commissioner Md Tofayel Ahme...