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12 state-run jute mills reopening...

12 state-run jute mills reopening...

Business

Wed, Sep 8 2021

A total 14 national and international companies still in the race to acquire the mills

Saudi Arabia willing to invest in closed...

Saudi Arabia willing to invest in closed...

Foreign Affairs

Wed, Aug 25 2021

Bangladesh is willing to export jute products to Saudi Arabia on a larger scale in future, says the...

Jute sector buoyant on good prices,...

Jute sector buoyant on good prices,...

Agriculture

Mon, Aug 23 2021

Higher export earnings despite drop in production in FY20-21

Kuet students develop environment-friendly...

Kuet students build racing car from...

Nation

Sun, Aug 22 2021

The environment-friendly car is expected to take Bangladesh forward in the automobile sector

Bangladesh Bank recommends 300C for...

BB recommends 300C for jute

Business

Sun, Jul 18 2021

Subsidies are given up to 20%, depending on the sector

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

OP-ED: Plastic is not fantastic

OP-ED: Plastic is not fantastic

Shafin Saif

Tue, Jun 22 2021

Exploring alternatives to plastic is more important than ever

BB: Export subsidy to be applicable...

BB: Export subsidy to be applicable...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jun 17 2021

The subsidy applicant must have an updated license under the Jute Act, 2017

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...

Golden fibre no longer holds glitter...

Golden fibre no longer holds glitter...

Bangladesh

Sat, May 15 2021

Farmers say cultivating jute is backbreaking work as the crop takes 8 to 10 months to mature

Drought, pest attack threaten jute cultivation...

Drought, pest attack threaten jute cultivation...

Nation

Sat, May 8 2021

The land needs to be irrigated frequently and as it is impossible to clear out the weeds in this weather,...

ED: To move forward, let go

ED: To move forward, let go

Editorial

Fri, Apr 30 2021

It is unlikely that investors will be lining up to spend their money on something that has proven to...

Are single-use plastics taking a toll...

Are single-use plastics taking a toll...

Environment

Tue, Apr 27 2021

Industry insiders, experts blame government’s negligence for growing use of plastics

Above 2 L tons of jute likely to be...

Above 2 L tons of jute likely to be...

Nation

Mon, Apr 26 2021

Currently, the farmers are seen sowing seeds in some of the fields at present and the sowing activities...

Prices jump to record highs due to raw...

Prices jump to record highs due to raw...

Business

Mon, Mar 1 2021

Around 40 mills have suspended production because of a shortage of raw jute in recent months 

ED: Committing to jute as a viable alternative...

ED: Committing to jute as a viable alternative...

Editorial

Mon, Nov 9 2020

What is required is commitment to the golden fibre

ED: Time to ditch single-use...

ED: Time to ditch single-use...

Editorial

Thu, Oct 8 2020

Such a move will not only protect the environment, but will also help us economically

Bringing back the glory days of...

Bringing back the glory days of...

D2

Thu, Sep 10 2020

Jute, a once sought-after cash crop, has experienced an industry-wide slump in the last few decades

BJA demands no tariffs on raw jute...

BJA demands no tariffs on raw jute...

Nation

Sun, Aug 30 2020

BJA Chairman Sheikh Sayed Ali voiced the demand during a press conference at the Humayun Kabir Balu auditorium...

Jhenaidah jute farmers’ hopes dashed...

Jhenaidah jute farmers’ hopes dashed...

Nation

Tue, Aug 25 2020

Local farmers said the yield did not meet their expectations due to excessive rainfall when the jute...

Farmers delighted with jute yield, price...

Farmers delighted with jute yield, price...

Nation

Thu, Aug 13 2020

The DAE has provided high-quality jute seeds and fertilizers along with training on modern methods among...