Thursday, April 18, 2024

Bad days for good farmers in Bangladesh 

Chemically grown pineapples see higher demand Consumers are falling for chemically grown eye-candy pineapples that look bigger and brighter than the naturally farmed ones but actually taste bland and have less nutrient content. This trend is hurting the farmers who are not using excessive chemicals while growing the fruit. To get a firsthand experience of ... Read more

All accused admit role

Says investigation officer Bithi Akter Eva, the 18-year-old arrested for abetting the gang rape of a teenage girl in Madhupur, has admitted handing over the victim to the rapists. Bithi and four other accused — Nuruzzaman alias Gada, 42, Shajahan Ali, 40, Moniruzzaman Moni, 39, and Harunur Rashid Harun, 27, — were

Training aircraft crashes

Injured pilot dies at hospital A pilot officer died and a squadron leader was injured when a Bangladesh Air Force training aircraft crashed in Madhupur upazila of Tangail yesterday. Pilot Officer Shariful Haque succumbed to his injuries at Combined Military Hospital in Ghatail, reports our correspondent in Tangail. Squadron Leader Muhammad Mamunur Rashid is receiving treatment ... Read more