Volume 4 Number 238 Sat. January 24, 2004    
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Fulpur flowers go abroad
Each farmer earns Tk 35,000 to 45,000 a season
NETRAKONA: Fulpur is now justifying its name by exporting flowers to Britain, Italy and Thailand. The flowers will go to the Middle East soon.

In Bangla, ful means flower.

'Do not lease Tanguar Haor'
JS body told, district admins' steps lauded
Speakers at a meeting on Tangoar Haor arranged by a parliamentary sub-committee opposed leasing of the vast water body to private individuals and suggested setting up of permanent law enforcers' camps
Magura AL council postponed amid in-fighting
The long overdue council of Magura district Awami League (AL), scheduled to held yesterday (January 23), was postponed without announcement of any new date.
Bogra Municipal Chairman claims
Govt has stopped development funds
The authorities have stopped funds for 84 road construction projects in Bogra municipality, its chairman claimed.
Pirates loot 7 trawlers, throw 10 fishermen into deep sea
Six crew abducted
Pirates looted cash and valuables worth Tk 70 lakh from seven fishing trawlers and threw ten fishermen into the deep sea on Monday, according to a delayed report reaching here yesterday.
'Meet JSD's 10-point demand'
Jatyia Samajtantrik Dal (JSD) President Noor Alam Ziku urged the government to fulfil its 10-point demand or to face a people's movement.
Journalist Manik Saha killing: More condemnations in dists

Journalists and people of all walks of life across the country continued to condemn the killing of journalist Manik Chandra Saha in Khulna city on January 15.

Journalist's house torched in Noakhali
Criminals set on fire the house of a journalist, also a writer causing loss amounting to Tk 8 lakh on Wednesday.
'It is murder, not suicide' Medical report says
Housewife Shapna was murdered. She did not commit 'suicide', as claimed by her husband's family earlier.

This was revealed in the medical report, Mirpur police in Kushtia said on Thursday.

Flag meeting held BSF stops barbed wire fencing along Akhaura border
The Indian Border Security Force (BSF) has stopped raising barbed wire fencing along the border in Akahrua following a Flag Meeting with BDR on Thursday, BDR Commander Lt. Abu Musa Sharafuddin said yesterday.
3 BNP men held for 'abduction' in Kushtia
Joint forces on Thursday arrested three Union Parishad (UP) members including a Gram Sarkar chief and four others in Daulatpur upazila on charge of involvement in abduction for ransom and other criminal
Forge greater unity against govt: Razzak
Awami League (AL) Presidium member Abdur Razzak called upon the people to forge a greater unity against the BNP-Jamaat Alliance on Wednesday.