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Experts find falling demand, syndication behind decrease in rawhide prices

Dhaka, Aug. 18 -- Experts have blamed the lack of policy, syndication by tanners, their 'cash crunch' and a fall in the demand for leather products for the unprecedented fall in the prices of rawhide ... Read More


Dengue robs many families of their Eid joy

Dhaka, Aug. 17 -- Unlike previous years, Eid joy eluded septuagenarian Ambia Khatun this time. She could not celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with her grandchildren as she is fighting against dengue lying on a h... Read More


Spice market heats up before Eid-ul-Azha

Dhaka, Aug. 10 -- The demand for spices, mainly used in meat dishes, usually soars during religious festivals like Eid-ul-Azha when Muslims across the country sacrifice millions of animals. And there ... Read More


Though the sale yet to gain pace, cattle traders look upbeat

Dhaka, Aug. 10 -- Cattle traders say they are optimistic about making good profits this time as the government sealed the border to stop the inflow of cattle from neighbouring countries. Livestock fa... Read More


Citizens reclaim Dhaka road from cars, even if only for 3 hrs

Dhaka, Aug. 3 -- It was a weekend morning, and Fahim Muhammad Tajrain, a Class III student at St. Gregory's High School and College in Old Dhaka, was playing with a ball on Manik Mia Avenue, the usual... Read More


Onion market heats up amid 'short supply'

Dhaka, July 15 -- The prices of onion and green chili have doubled in kitchen markets of the capital in a week due to "short supply and inclement weather" amid high demand ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Trade... Read More


Area-based education 'becomes imperative in Dhaka, other cities'

Dhaka, June 21 -- Working parents in Dhaka city typically start their day in a rush of activity enough to send anyone's blood pressure soaring. Probably the most time-consuming component of all is als... Read More