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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...

Introduction of X-ray into breeding...

Introduction of X-ray into breeding...

Business

Sat, Apr 3 2021

X-ray fluorescence labs set up in 15 countries including one in Bangladesh helps develop nutritious crops...

Japan launches world’s first gene-edited...

Japan launches world’s first gene-edited...

Agriculture

Tue, Mar 30 2021

Rich with amino acid, the new variety is expected to help lower blood pressure; 5,000 home gardeners...

Commentary: Flirting with disaster

Flirting with disaster

Coronavirus

Wed, Mar 24 2021

What is happening in Sylhet in the name of quarantine is unbelievable, and the consequences could very...

SDGs: S Asia progresses on health, poverty...

SDGs: S Asia progresses on health, falters...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 20 2021

The latest ESCAP report shows that Asia and the Pacific region fell short of its 2020 milestones for...

Commentary: A decade when ministers...

Commentary: A decade when ministers...

Foreign Affairs

Sun, Mar 14 2021

The Teesta River was high on agenda at the 37th Indo-Bangla JRC ministerial meet in Delhi  

Govt, FAO collaborating on improving...

Govt, FAO join hands to improve food...

Bangladesh

Sun, Mar 14 2021

Each year food-borne diseases kill two million people globally; Bangladesh needs capacity enhancement...

Bangladesh’s investment in girls’ education...

Bangladesh’s investment in girls’ education...

Education

Sat, Mar 13 2021

Stipend program increases secondary-level school enrolment, women employment and deters early marriages;...

Commentary: Cost of secrecy

Commentary: Cost of secrecy

Bangladesh

Thu, Mar 11 2021

The country is seeing an upward trend of rising Covid-19 cases in March

Bangladesh among top 5 disaster-prone...

Bangladesh among top 5 disaster-prone...

Environment

Mon, Mar 8 2021

Latest UN report identifies hazard-prone countries with high vulnerability and low response

Rice glut worries resurface

Rice glut worries resurface

Nation

Fri, Mar 5 2021

Cabinet committee asks food ministry to show restrain as the latter embarks on an import frenzy; USDA...

Bangladesh edges closer to total...

Bangladesh edges closer to total...

Bangladesh

Tue, Mar 2 2021

Experts for better demand projection and use of renewable energy for power generation

Commentary: A misplaced focus

Commentary: A misplaced focus

Bangladesh

Wed, Feb 24 2021

What Bangladesh has so far done for the Rohingyas, no other nations or any international agency can claim...

Farm Mechanization: Removing the last...

Farm Mechanization: Removing the last...

Agriculture

Mon, Feb 22 2021

Synchronized cultivation practice rolled out all over Bangladesh, machines come into play; no farmers...

Nothing for us without us

Nothing for us without us

Special Supplement

Sun, Feb 21 2021

In Bangladesh policy is somewhat in the right direction when it comes to providing education to indigenous...

Bangladeshi scientist leads discovery...

Bangladeshi scientist leads discovery...

Agriculture

Thu, Feb 18 2021

The team’s findings were published in international science journal Molecular Plant on February...

Bigtime farm mechanization

Bigtime farm mechanization

Agriculture

Sat, Feb 13 2021

Govt, development partners move to mechanize farm sector of Bangladesh suffering from high labour cost...

Bangladesh develops best hi-zinc rice...

Bangladesh develops best hi-zinc rice...

Agriculture

Thu, Feb 11 2021

BRRI dhan100’s release coincides with the birth centenary celebration of Bangabandhu, comes in...

UN mulling establishment of regional...

UN plans to open regional innovation...

Dhaka

Tue, Feb 9 2021

Bangladesh has a robust, viable, and active startup community, the right ecosystem, and a government...

Drowning in plastic debris

Drowning in plastic debris

World

Fri, Feb 5 2021

Global plastic production reaches 359 million tons, 8 million tons end up in the world’s oceans...