Despite a bumper yield of watermelon in Barishal division, the top producer of the popular summer fruit, farmers and traders fear massive losses because of the new containment measures aimed at...
The construction of a bridge on Payra river in the Lebukhali area of the Patuakhali-Dhaka highway is set to be complete by July this year.
A coal-fired Payra power plant of 1,320 megawatts (MW) in Dhankhali area under Kalapara upazila of Patuakhali district is awaiting inauguration.
Physically challenged Rozina Begum was left with two young children when she was widowed six months ago, at only 35 years of age.
There was a time when the vast sandy coastline along the Bay of Bengal was considered barren.
There once was a time when only one crop was produced across 15 villages in Nilganj union of Patuakhali’s Kalapara upazila due to the high salinity of the soil.
Aman paddy growers in Barishal’s Patuakhali district are very pleased with current prices as each maund (about 37 kilogrammes) is fetching about Tk 400-500 more than that last year.
Another coal-based power plant is being set up in Dhankhali area under Kalapara of Patuakhali district to generate 1,320 megawatts (MW) of electricity.
An environment-friendly pest control method called ‘perching’ is gradually gaining popularity among farmers, who are finding the method suitable especially for rice fields.
Ash gourds are hanging from the net on tree in her home yard. Each ash gourd weighs around 5kg. She has also cultivated other vegetables in the yard. She has used vermicompost fertiliser in the yard.