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Litchi business reaching peak in Rangpur region By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 27th May, 2018, 15:07

The farmers have cultivated litchi on 1,650 hectares of land and the production might cross 15,000 tonnes worth Taka 150 crore this year

Litchi business reaching peak in Rangpur region

Qatar bans Saudi, UAE goods from stores

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15000 Naogaon women become self-reliant weaving tupi 15000 Naogaon women become self-reliant weaving tupi

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Although commercial production has been ongoing in the region for over 50 years now, the farming gained momentum in the last 10-12 years


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Bijoy Krishna De demands to withdraw ‘extra tax’ on the home-grown bidi industry to save the sector


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The achieved yield rate stood at 9.89 tonnes against the targeted yield rate of 11 tonnes of onion per hectare this time


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