Mintu Deshwara

December 22, 2021
December 22, 2021

Sonai river: A victim of greed

Sonai river, which flows through Madhabpur upazila in Habiganj, has almost turned into a canal due to illegal occupation and dumped trash. It now acts as a narrow drain carrying hazardous...

December 21, 2021
December 21, 2021

Dewchhara Beel: Once full of lives, now a wasteland

Dewchhara beel in Kamalganj upazila of Moulvibazar used to be a sanctuary for thousands of migratory birds and different species of native fish but for the last two years,

December 20, 2021
December 20, 2021

The blood that was spilled after the war

By December 20, the war was well and truly over. After nine long months of blood, sweat and tears, the freedom fighters snatched the victory flag. This was their time to return home, meet their...

December 18, 2021
December 18, 2021

Manipuri community gets first ever book fair

For the first time ever, a book fair was held for the Manipuri community in Moulvibazar, in a festive manner.

December 18, 2021
December 18, 2021

Khowai in dire straits

Riddled with floating trash and indiscriminate encroachment, the Old Khowai River in Habiganj town is under threat of being occupied again, just two years after eviction drives were launched in 2019.

December 16, 2021
December 16, 2021

Red stains in green gardens

When a column of Pakistan army vehicles entered Dewrachhara Tea Garden in Moulvibazar in the afternoon of May 3, 1971, most of the workers there were alarmed but had little strength left to do...

December 14, 2021
December 14, 2021

Deadline exceeds, public suffering mounts

Although the deadline for the renovation works on a two-kilometre stretch of the central road in Habiganj town has exceeded for five months, the works have yet to be completed, much to the...

December 14, 2021
December 14, 2021

Grafting tomato plants, a path to brighter prospects

Many tomato farmers in Sylhet have secured bumper yields this year by using the grafting method to grow their crops amid favourable weather conditions.

December 12, 2021
December 12, 2021

Large-scale commercial poultry farms posing health hazard

Six large unauthorized commercial poultry farms are posing hazards to public health and agriculture in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj violating a High Court order.

December 7, 2021
December 7, 2021

Brick kilns on farmland poses serious health risk

Several brick kilns, set up on farmland or close to educational institution, destroying fertility of vast agricultural land in the district.