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Cotton goes to space

Cotton goes to space

Agriculture

Fri, Jun 11 2021

Scientists have sent cotton seeds out into space to see how the zero gravity environment impacts the...

News Analysis: In sickness and in...

News Analysis: In sickness and in...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jun 8 2021

Health sector needs serious overhaul; crisis acknowledgement is but a first step

Something for everyone leads to large...

Something for everyone leads to large...

Economy

Thu, Jun 3 2021

All these measures clearly demonstrate the government’s intention to win over people’s hearts...

Budget aimed at saving lives and...

Budget aimed at saving lives and...

Economy

Thu, Jun 3 2021

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal is set to place a Tk603,681-crore national budget for 2021-22 fiscal...

When will the N2 get widened?

When will the N2 get widened?

Nation

Tue, Jun 1 2021

It was time-saving as the highway was redesigned in a much-straightened line, successfully making a 70-km...

Edible Oil: How Bangladesh can cut import...

Edible Oil: How Bangladesh can cut import...

Agriculture

Fri, May 28 2021

After a Tk9 increase in the price of per litre of soybean oil, the second price hike in 10 days, the...

EU lifts ban: Betel leaves from Bangladesh...

Betel leaves re-enter European market...

World

Wed, May 26 2021

Pre-ban export earning volume was worth $40million, now the product has potential to fetch more

A new dawn for ‘golden fibre’

A new dawn for ‘golden fibre’

Agriculture

Sat, May 22 2021

Govt embarks on program to cut import dependency on jute seeds, propagate better breed derived from jute...

Bangladesh braces for a Boro

Bangladesh braces for a Boro

Bangladesh

Tue, May 11 2021

Comparing to last year's Boro output of 19.6 million tons, the Ministry of Agriculture has just projected...

Number of Bangladeshi-Americans surges...

Number of Bangladeshi-Americans surges...

Foreign Affairs

Fri, Apr 30 2021

Incidents of poverty higher among Bangladeshis compared to Indians, Pakistanis living in the United States;...

Improved Rohu breed to grow faster

Improved Rohu breed to grow faster

Farming

Fri, Apr 30 2021

Up to 30% faster growth of the carp is expected, farmers likely to get access to WorldFish-developed...

Shut state-run jute mills to reopen...

Shut state-run jute mills to reopen...

Bangladesh

Wed, Apr 28 2021

BJMC, starting journey with 73 jute mills after 1971, has none now, but has 3,000 staff under its...

Online freelancing in Bangladesh: Constraints...

Online freelancing in Bangladesh: Constraints...

Business

Sun, Apr 25 2021

A research team from IFPRI, Oxford University and Florida International University finds enormous potential...

News Analysis: Why buy from millers,...

Why buy from millers, not from...

Agriculture

Sat, Apr 24 2021

Much of the govt’s price support goes into the hands of the millers while only a small part of...

After heatwave comes heat-tolerant...

After heatwave comes heat-tolerant...

Agriculture

Thu, Apr 22 2021

Trials underway both at farmers’ fields and regional research stations; Brri trying to expedite...

Boro procurement: Govt’s delay worries...

Boro procurement: Govt’s delay worries...

Agriculture

Sat, Apr 17 2021

Boro growers suffer crop loss in heat shocks; now they worry over flash floods, hailstorms and rice import...

Bangladesh farmers need bailout to recover...

Will govt bail Boro farmers out this...

Agriculture

Mon, Apr 12 2021

Primary estimates show probable loss of 200,000 tons of Boro rice in over 50,000 hectares of...

Bangladesh outshines high-income countries...

Bangladesh's economic recovery outshines...

Bangladesh

Sat, Apr 10 2021

IFPRI-Cornell University joint survey finds fall in unemployment, reduction in food insecurity; recommends...

What is causing prison overcrowding...

What is causing prison overcrowding...

Bangladesh

Fri, Apr 9 2021

Bangladesh is among the top 3 countries of the world with the highest proportion of pre-trial/remand...

Breeders developing doubly resistant...

Breeders developing doubly resistant...

Business

Tue, Apr 6 2021

Fruit and shoot borer-resistant Bt brinjal reaches out to 65,000 farmers in 7 years, work underway to...

Commentary: Privacy matters

Commentary: Privacy matters

Bangladesh

Mon, Apr 5 2021

Is it too much to ask for us the media consumers to be told what is the source of such ‘phone...