Free eye camp held in Gaibandha

Gaibandha Correspondent: A day-long free eye camp for the poor was
held at Ballamjhar union parishad (UP) premises of Sadar upazila in the
district on Wednesday.

SKS Foundation, a local reputed non-government organization, organized the
camp under the Prevention of Avoidable Blindness project funded by Andheri
Hilfe

BRRI develops 14 Boro paddy varieties for Rajshahi region

Rajshahi Correspondent: Bangladesh Rice Research Institute (BRRI)
has developed 14 Boro varieties of paddy which are appropriate for Rajshahi
region including its vast Barind tract.

The varieties are Brridhan28, 29, 50, 58, 63, 69, 81, 84, 86, 88, 89, 92,
Brri hybrid dhan3 and Brri hybrid

BNP suffering from political inaptness: Hasan

Staff Reporter: Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said BNP is suffering from political inaptness as the party is indulged in ill politics over the illness of its chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia.

He came up with the remark while speaking at a press conference at

‘BNP plotted to catch fish in troubled water over Bhola incident’

Staff Correspondent: Awami League (AL) General Secretary Obaidul Quader today warned that none will be spared who are involved in the recent Borhanuddin incident, saying BNP has plotted to catch fish in troubled water centering the incident triggered from a facebook status.

“Prime Minister (Sheikh

Qatar for mega investment plan in energy sector: Nasrul

Dhaka: State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said Qatar has expressed willingness to make mega investment in Bangladesh’s energy sector along with strengthening bilateral relations.

“Qatar wants to get involve in more projects in power and energy sector like land

Sadhan directs food officials to uphold farmers’ interest

Rangpur Correspondent: Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder, MP,
has directed field level officials of the Department of Food to work with
utmost dedication and ensure transparency in their activities for upholding
interest of farmers.

“The present government has decided to procure paddy directly from farmers
to ensure fair price,”

Skills development training on e-agriculture held in Palashbari

Gaibandha Correspondent: A day-long training on skills development
in e-agricultural and creative issues was held at the training room of
Palashbari upazila agriculture office in the district on Tuesday.

Upazila Agriculture Public Private Initiative Committee arranged the
training for sub assistant agriculture officers (SAAOs) of department of
agriculture extension

6th population census in January, 2021

Staff Correspondent: The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved 10 development projects involving Taka 11,467.23 crore, including the ‘Population Census and House Listing 2021’ project with Taka 1,761.79 crore.

The approval came up at the ECNEC meeting with