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2015-10-11 12:48:00
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Khulna, Bangladesh. October 11, 2015 [DrikNEWS] – A traditional boat race was held on Saturday at the Rupsha river in Khulna with huge enthusiasm and festivity among the local people. Nagar Samajik o Sangskritik Kendra (NSSK), Khulna, arranged the competition with a view of promoting the Bengali culture and heritage. The race sponsored by mobile operator company Grameenphone delighted the people thronged at both banks of the river. Near about two and half hours boat race began from no-1 Custom...
2015-09-22 12:20:00
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Jessore, Bangladesh. September 22, 2015 [DrikNEWS] – Students seeking admission into public medical colleges demonstrated in different parts of the country in the morning today demanding they be allowed to sit for the test again. They alleged that the questions of the test, held on Friday, were leaked the night before and circulated on social networking sites. At a human chain formed in front of Jatiya Press Club in the city, the demonstrators also demanded the authorities concerned cancel the...
2015-09-22 11:45:00
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Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh. September 22, 2015 [DrikNEWS] – The sale of sacrificial animals on the occasion of upcoming Eid-ul-Azha is going on. Supply of cattle is noticeable in border areas. Buyers complained that cattle businessmen are calling high prices this year compared to the previous year. Being one of the districts at the border area, most of the cattle come from India through this route. Local cattle traders are not happy with the sell, whereas buyers are complaining about high pri...
2015-09-19 16:10:00
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Gaibandha, Bangladesh. September 19, 2015 [DrikNEWS] – Presence of Indian cows in market this year is noticeably low, whereas local cows are imported more. Price is higher than last year though. As a result, buyers are visiting haats comparatively lesser than previous years. The photographs were taken at Bharatkhali cow haat (market), Gaibandha. Photos: Quddus Alam/DrikNEWS ...
2015-09-14 11:50:00
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Jessore, Bangladesh. September 14, 2015 [DrikNEWS] – Boat Race or nouka baich in Bangla is a very popular game in riverine areas of Bangladesh. The race demonstrates the boatmen's technique and prowess in giving their boats the maximum speed and forward direction. In national boat race the boats have to cover a distance of 650 meters. 7, 25, 50 or 100 persons can man each boat. In Bangladesh boat races are usually held during the Bengali months of Bhadra and Ashwin. The boats are named attract...
2015-09-13 17:30:00
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Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh. September 13, 2015 [DrikNEWS] – The circumference of jute production is increasing day by day at Naldanga and other nearby villages of Natore. The demand of jute has increased, and farmers have been getting good price of it for last few years. As a result, they are becoming interested much in jute production in the district. According to sources at Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) the target of jute cultivation this year was 1100 hectares of land, but the ...
2015-08-30 14:00:00
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Jessore, Bangladesh. August 30,2015. [DrikNEWS] - Tasmimul, a rough biker of city is sowing paddy in wetland; Sanjida, a bubbly girl from the urban area is seen disseminating aman crop in field. 17 urban youths like Tasmimul and Sanjida from Jessore city surprised farmers and villagers of Hashimpur by sharing their work for a day. Students’ organisation ‘Shwopno Dekho’ organised this program. 17 students from M M College, Government Women’s College, City College and Abdur Razzak College ...
2015-09-10 16:44:00
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Gaibandha, Bangladesh. September 10, 2015 [DrikNEWS] – 84 diarrhoea patients have been admitted to Gaibandha Sadar Hospital since last night. Most of them are students from girls and boys hostels. Dr. Shahinur Rahman, the duty doctor could not figure out the cause to this sudden epidemic of diarrhoea. But he mentioned weather and contaminated water might be possible causes of this. Relatives of patients are blaming local municipality for supplying polluted water. Many of the patients are going...
2015-09-08 18:05:00
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Gaibandha, Bangladesh. September 08, 2015 [DrikNEWS] – The 80-foot of Sonail embankment around Gaibandha city have been damaged in heavy flood on Tuesday morning. This was the result of an upraise in the Brahmaputra. The Brahmaputra was flowing 46 cm and the Ghagot 34 cm above its danger level. Along with Gaibandha municipal, more than 32 villages of Kholahati, Boali, Badiakhali, Ramchandrapur, Fulchhari, Udakhali, Kanchipara, Gajaria were submerged immediately. Thousands of hectares of cultiv...
2015-09-07 15:05:00
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Gaibandha, Bangladesh. September 07, 2015 [DrikNEWS] – Overall flood situation in the district deteriorated further with the sharp rise of the water level in the rivers of Brahmaputra, Ghagot and Karotoa inundating fresh areas here. The officials of Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) said water level of the river Brahmaputra increased by 48 cm and the Ghagot by 56 cm due to heavy downpour and onrush of hilly waters from the upstream in last 24 hours. 7 unions of the Fulchhari upazila su...

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