Mango harvest to start in Rajshahi from May 15

This season's mango harvest in Rajshahi will start from May 15. Rajshahi district administration took the decision in a virtual meeting with mango experts and growers in the afternoon. Rajshahi's deputy commissioner Abdul Jalil chaired the meeting. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star's Google News channel. The harvesting will start two weeks ahead…

Elephant calf found dead in Rangunia tea garden

An elephant calf was found dead in a pit of mud in a tea garden in Rangunia upazila of Chattogram. The male elephant aged only ten months died at Nor Hossener Ghona inside Kodala Tea Garden on Thursday but report of its death came to light on Friday. For all latest news, follow The Daily…

Authorities destroy 1500m fishing net, mechanised boat at Halda river

Photo: STAR Local administration today destroyed at least 1500 meters of fishing net and a mechanised boat lifting sand from the riverbed at Halda river. Ruhul Amin, upazila nirbahi officer of Hathazari upazila administration led the daylong drive. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star's Google News channel. People laid the net in the…

Zebra population increasing at Gazipur safari park

The zebra population has been increasing at Gazipur Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Safari Park. If it continues, the safari park authorities may have to expand space for its African Safari, Acting Officer of the park and Assistant Forest Conservator Tobibur Rahman said. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star's Google News channel. The park was…

Another whale carcass at Himchhari beach

A day after a whale carcass washed ashore at Himchhari beach in Cox's Bazar, another whale corpse was found at the beach today. Commuters on Cox's Bazar-Teknaf Marine Drive road noticed the whale carcass on the beach around 6:00am this morning, reports our Cox's Bazar correspondent. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star's Google…