Habibur Rahman

June 3, 2020
June 3, 2020

Regular flooding a woe for them

Over three thousand people of Togra and Umedpur villages beside the Kacha river in Indurkani upazila under Pirojpur are suffering as no permanent embankment was made to protect them from regular...

April 8, 2020
April 8, 2020

No Baishakhi fair this year, earning eludes potters

The ongoing global pandemic of coronavirus has brought added worry to the potters, especially earthen toy makers in Pirojpur, as the items made for sale during the Baishakhi fair will remain...

February 24, 2020
February 24, 2020

No inpatient service for 12yrs

Over a decade into construction of Indurkani Upazila Health Complex, the inpatient service at the hospital is yet to start providing health facilities, causing immense sufferings to treatment...

February 11, 2020
February 11, 2020

Cashing in on cricket mania

Abdul Latif Bepary, who passed away in 2012, was said to be the country’s first carpenter to produce cricket bats.

October 14, 2019
October 14, 2019

Once broke, Naren gains solvency by fish farming

Completely broke after failed attempt to go abroad six years ago, Naren Halder is now a successful fish farmer.

October 9, 2019
October 9, 2019

The women behind Pirojpur’s floating agriculture

Local women in Pirojpur’s wetland areas play a vital role in floating agriculture that is recognised by Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN as one of the Globally Important Agricultural...

September 4, 2019
September 4, 2019

Stalkers at bay after two accused arrested

Stalkers are hardly seen in the streets of Bhandaria upazila of Pirojpur as police promptly arrested two delinquents including the main accused in the case for instigating the suicide of schoolgirl...

July 9, 2019
July 9, 2019

Fishermen pass hard time as compensation scanty

Hundreds of fishermen in the district have been passing their days in hardship due to a 65-day ban, which began from May 20, on fishing in the Bay.

June 16, 2019
June 16, 2019

Canals split into pieces by govt departments, locals

The trend of encroaching on manmade or natural waterbodies across the country has taken a new form in Mathbaria upazila, where numerous dams and roads have been built across at least four canals.

June 9, 2019
June 9, 2019

Villages under erosion threat as dykes too weak

Devastating cyclone Sidr that hit the southern districts of the country, including Pirojpur, on November 15 in 2007, had damaged unlimited properties and caused loss of many lives as well.