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Rafiqul Hasan Firoz
Correspondent
Md. Rafiqul Hasan Firoz is the District Correspondent (Rajshahi) of the Daily Observer. He joined the Daily Observer on 1 April, 2014. He has a good track record and experience of about 20 years as a journalist. E-mail contact : [email protected] and Cell +8801711-976778. He is a social worker and cultural personality. He has been working actively in both social and cultural forums for a long time.



Rafiqul Hasan Firoz
Tub farming becomes popular in RajshahiRAJSHAHI, Jan 17: Tub farming is becoming popular among the dwellers of the city as it is easy to get fresh vegetables from own garden.Apart from flowers, many dwellers are now showing interest to plant vegetables and fruit-bearing trees in tubs or pots on the rooftop. This farming is getting recognition as roof farming in ...
Rafiqul Hasan Firoz
Farmers frustrated over low price of Aman paddy RAJSHAHI, Jan 5: Farmers of the district are frustrated over low price of Aman paddy this time.The paddy stored by the marginal farmers has already finished, and they did not get fair price of their produce. An allegation goes that due to syndication, real farmers cannot sell their paddy to the government godowns. Agriculture officials ...
By Rafiqul Hasan Firoz
Woman tied to tree: Commits suicideA housewife in Rajshahi’s Bagmara upazila reportedly committed suicide after she was tied to a tree and tortured by a union parishad member. The deceased was identified as Akhtarun Nesa, 42, a resident of Baganna village in the upazila.However, police have arrested Karim in a case filed with this connection.Police and locals said Akhtarun had ...
By Rafiqul Hasan Firoz
Tub farming gaining popularity in Rajshahi Tub farming is gaining popularity among the dwellers in Rajshahi city as it is easy to get fresh vegetables from own garden.Apart from flowers, many dwellers are now showing interest to plant vegetables and fruit-bearing trees in tubs or pots on the rooftop. This farming is getting recognition as roof farming in the city.Taifur Rahman, ...
By Rafiqul Hasan Firoz
Medical waste poses health risk in RajshahiDumping of medical waste in open places in Rajshahi city due to lack of proper waste management system is posing a serious risk to public health. There are over 200 private clinics and a government hospital are being run in the city without proper waste management system. The lone incinerator at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital ...
By Rafiqul Hasan Firoz
BSF seeks time to remove 'chouki'The Indian Border Security Force (BSF) has sought five days to remove the border post (chouki) which was set up in the no-man's land in bordering Godagari upazila of Rajshahi on Friday midnight. The BSF came up with the request in a flag meeting with the members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Tuesday morning. ...
By Rafiqul Hasan Firoz
Tomato cultivation declines in RajshahiThe cultivation of cash crop tomato is declining day by day in Rajshahi district due to shortage of the quality seeds and lack of fair price for the produce, claimed farmers.According to the district Agriculture Extension Office, this year's target was to cultivate tomato on 3,050 hectares, which was 3,379 hectares in the previous year.Of ...
By Rafiqul Hasan Firoz
Man hacked dead by nephew, 2 heldA man was hacked to death by his nephew at Malda Colony in Rajshahi city on Saturday morning. Deceased Ramjan Ali, 28, was the son of Abdur Razzak, a resident of the colony. Boalia Police Station officer in-charge Nibaran Chandra Barman said Ramjan and his nephew Sohel Sheikh, 30, locked into an altercation over lent ...
Rafiqul Hasan Firoz
Children at Rajshahi Harijan palli continue education despite obstaclesRAJSHAHI, Nov 16: Despite many crises, the children of Harijan palli in the city are attending school. They grow up in narrow houses in Hetomkha area of the city. Though time has changed, their fate has not altered. The main problem of the Harijans is accommodation crisis, which has become an obstacle for their education. ...
By Rafiqul Hasan Firoz
5 hurt in AL factional clash Five people were injured in a clash between the supporters of Awami League and Bangabandhu Sainik League in Chandrima Police Station area of Rajshahi city on Wednesday. Witnesses said the Boalia thana unit AL organizing secretary Raja had been at loggerhead with the city Sainik League general secretary Sujon Ali over railway tender. As a ...
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