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Ban on fishing in Sunamganj haors withdrawn

Sunamganj district administration has withdrawn its ban on fishing in the haors.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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4 missing as trawler sinks in Tangua

Four people went missing as a trawler, carrying around 50 people, capsized in Tanguar Haor under Tahirpur upazila of Sunamganj on Tuesday morning. The Tahirpur Police officer-in-charge (OC) Nandan Kumar said the Uttar Sreepur-bound trawler from Tahirpur sank in the ...

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Risky dam broken, Paddy washed away Farmer Facing loss of harvest in Sunamganj

Continuous rain and hilly tidal wave washed away crops in the haors of Sunamganj. For continuous rain many green paddy and other corps Submerged. Farmers of 11 Upazila face uncertainty. Total no of victim family are 3 lakh 33 Thousand. ...

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Joya Sengupta wins Sunamganj-2 by-polls

Awami League candidate Joya Sengupta, wife of late ruling party lawmaker Suranjit Sengupta, was unofficially declared elected in the by-election to Sunamganj-2 constituency held on Thursday. Joya bagged 95,995 votes while her nearest rival independent contestant Mahbub Hossain Reju polled ...

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