• Wednesday, Jul 15, 2020
  • Last Update : 01:46 am
News Analysis: Power to the people

News Analysis: Power to the people

Bangladesh

Mon, Jun 29 2020

Overall ours is a story of success in power, not of failure, and the sector deserves praise, not public...

News Analysis: Are we pursuing Papul...

News Analysis: Are we pursuing Papul...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jun 25 2020

Bangladeshi authorities seem remarkably unconcerned about the shocking charges against the lawmaker

Fear of remittance flow hitting historic...

Fear of remittance flow hitting historic...

Economy

Tue, Jun 16 2020

International Day of Family Remittances on TuesdayIFAD calls for actions to cushion Covid-19 shock Bangladesh...

Covid-19 Fallout: World Bank suggests...

How Bangladesh can avoid food security...

Bangladesh

Tue, May 19 2020

Disruptions in informal trade between Bangladesh and India may have an immediate impact on food...

Global food security advocates call...

Global food security advocates call...

Agriculture

Fri, May 15 2020

They write open letter to UN, G-20 flagging alert on long-term corona impact on global food system...

USDA: Bangladesh’s cotton consumption...

USDA: Bangladesh’s cotton consumption...

Business

Tue, May 12 2020

In 2020-21 marketing year (MY), Bangladesh’s raw cotton production is forecast to slightly increase...

Buy paddy from farmers, not rice from...

Buy paddy from farmers, not rice from...

Agriculture

Mon, May 11 2020

Only 1.34% of the farmers got the government-set price against their produce

IFAD repurposing project fund to cushion...

IFAD repurposing project fund to cushion...

Bangladesh

Fri, May 8 2020

The specialized UN agency proposes for setting up of transport and logistics network for movement of...

News Analysis: Where the press isn’t...

News Analysis: Where the press isn’t...

Bangladesh

Thu, May 7 2020

In all seriousness and promptness, the government acted upon these incidents by taking into cognizance...

May Day Musing: What is limited...

May Day Musing: What is limited...

Bangladesh

Fri, May 1 2020

May Day in 2020 comes at a time when those who sell their labour and those who own the means of production...

IFPRI, IRRI, CIMMYT, WorldFish make...

IFPRI, IRRI, CIMMYT, WorldFish make...

Business

Wed, Apr 22 2020

The CGIAR Centres commend Bangladesh’s response to contain Covid-19 spread, call for ensuring transportation...

Govt rushes Boro harvesting with fears...

Govt rushes Boro harvesting with fears...

Government Affairs

Wed, Apr 22 2020

All acted accordingly and a substantial volume of paddy has already been harvested in the districts

News Analysis: What needs to be done...

News Analysis: What needs to be done...

Agriculture

Sat, Apr 18 2020

Tk5,000 crore credit and subsidy is a good first step, but not nearly enough

Bangladesh on the locust watch

Bangladesh on the locust watch

Bangladesh

Tue, Feb 25 2020

Pakistan declares national emergency; India says had it not taken steps in time, locusts would have reached...

Ashoka – Building a Changemakers’ Brigade...

Ashoka – Building a Changemakers’ Brigade...

Business

Sun, Jan 26 2020

Ashoka, a network of over 4,000 social entrepreneurs from across 92 countries, launched on Sunday the...

Bangladesh’s floating gardens - a global...

Bangladesh’s floating gardens - a global...

Image Gallery

Sun, Jan 19 2020

These pictures of floating gardens shot in Barisal’s Banaripara is a testament that how farmers...

The Philippines approves Golden Rice...

The Philippines approves Golden Rice...

Agriculture

Thu, Dec 19 2019

Scientists in Bangladesh sought approval two years ago, but regulators are still jittery

Bangladesh, India herald new chapter...

Bangladesh, India herald new chapter...

Government Affairs

Tue, Nov 5 2019

Over Tk360 crore investment on river dredging, infrastructures will make waterways navigable and increase...

‘There’s scope for better ties between...

‘There’s scope for better ties between...

Foreign Affairs

Fri, Oct 18 2019

Bangladesh-origin Zia Choudhury,who was recently appointed as the UN resident coordinator in Botswana,...

France opening up new windows of opportunities...

France opening up new windows of opportunities...

Business

Fri, Oct 4 2019

French envoy Jean-Marin Schuh says more help coming in for Bangladeshis willing to study in France