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Prime Minister will visit the Haor area tomorrow

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit the flood-ravaged Haor regions of Sunamganj tomorrow. Flash floods, triggered by several days of torrential rain, have inundated vast swathes of the north-eastern region and damaged Boro paddy, putting the livelihood of thousands of ...

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Farmers face Tk1,500cr loss due to flash flood in Sunamganj

The Haor famers of Sunamganj have incurred around Tk1500 crore losses as the flash flood damage the Boro paddy of 1,50,000 hectares. Flash flood has severely affected the low-lying areas of Sunamganj, Sylhet, Habiganj, Moulvibazar, Kishoreganj and Brahmanbaria districts as ...

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PM to visit flood-hit Sunamganj Haor areas on April 30

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit the flood-ravaged Haor regions of Sunamganj on April 30, the district’s deputy commissioner (DC) has said. DC Sheikh Rafiqul Islam said the prime minister’s itinerary had not been finalised yet. “We will hold a ...

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Ban on fishing in Sunamganj haors withdrawn

Sunamganj district administration has withdrawn its ban on fishing in the haors. The decision was taken at a meeting on Tuesday morning. Earlier, the district administration imposed a week‐long ban on fishing as huge fish died in the haors following ...

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Paknar Haor Dam breaches in Sunamganj, new areas inundated

New areas in Jamalganj upazila of Sunamganj District inundated after cracks appeared at different points on the embankment of Paknar Haor last night. All measures taken by locals to save the dam along the Paknar Haor failed due to excessive ...

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Initial tests reveal radiation in Sunamganj backswamps not alarming

BAEC team led by Member Dilip Kumar Saha recorded the radiation level at the Dekhar Haor in Sadar Upazila and the Karchar Haor in Biswamvarpur Upazilas. “No traces of radiation caused by uranium exposure to water body have been found. ...

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BNP doing politics with haor people: Hanif

The Awami League today alleged that BNP is doing politics with the affected people in the haor areas. AL Joint General Secretary Mahabubul Alam Hanif made the remarks this afternoon, a day into a team of the ruling party visited ...

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Fisheries Institute’s team in Sunamganj to examine death of fish, duck

A three-member team of Bangladesh Fisheries Research Institute arrived here on Friday to examine the cause of death of fishes and ducks in the haors (water bodies) of the district.   The team, led by Chief Scientist Dr. Masud Hossain ...

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President visits flashflood affected haor region

President Abdul Hamid has taken an aerial view of different flashflood-affected haor areas in Kishoreganj, Netrakona and Sunamganj districts on Monday. The President took the aerial view of the badly affected areas of Itna, Baniarchar, Ganiganj, Khaliajhuri, Derai, Jamalganj, Sullah, ...

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Crop worth Tk 12 Thousand cr Damaged in haor area of Sunamganj

Due to hilly tide and rain damaged embankment of haor and effected 1 lakh thousand hectre of borro paddy its market rate is Tk 12 thousand cr. District agriculture Extension Directorate inform it. But Residue crop is in danger. Due ...

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