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No medical waste disposal facility at...

77% pvt hospitals lack medical waste...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jul 6 2021

BBS survey on Bangladesh’s private healthcare sector describes the scenario as...

Private healthcare facilities growing...

Pvt hospitals growing in number, but...

Health

Mon, Jul 5 2021

BBS survey finds they grew nearly five-fold in two decades but still lag behind in providing some of...

Bangladesh’s food import hits second...

Food import hits second highest in 10...

Bangladesh

Sat, Jul 3 2021

Floods in last year, pandemic-induced difficulties in farm sector and failure to maintain a good food...

Wasa water gets costlier, service delivery...

Wasa water gets costlier, service delivery...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jun 29 2021

Between 2009 and 2021 the Dhaka Wasa hiked water prices 14 times

59 local, Indian and British investors...

Local, Indian and British investors...

Bangladesh

Sun, Jun 27 2021

BJMC leasing out 17 of the 25 factories that have been bleeding for decades

Bangladesh continues to import rice...

Bangladesh continues to import rice...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jun 24 2021

USDA says one of the last shipments was loaded early this month

Public food distribution for poor...

Public food distribution for poor...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jun 22 2021

Lack of administrative efforts, the pandemic and shortage of food reserve in public granaries behind...

Why is farm mechanization in Bangladesh...

Why is farm mechanization not gaining...

Farming

Sat, Jun 19 2021

Only Tk208 crore spent in the first year from a five-year allocation of Tk3,020 crore

Yuan Longping: Simple life, great...

Yuan Longping: Simple life, great...

Agriculture

Wed, Jun 16 2021

The Father of Hybrid Rice, who passed away on May 22 this year, left behind a massive legacy of innovation...

Commentary: A recommendation that honours...

Commentary: A recommendation that honours...

Government Affairs

Mon, Jun 14 2021

Parliamentary panel wants female officials barred from guard of honour for dead freedom fighters

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...