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Accord to launch inspection of RMG boilers next month

Bangladesh, Aug. 25 -- Amid opposition from the leaders of readymade garment (RMG) sector, the western retailers' platform Accord has announced launching fresh boiler safety inspection in its listed 1... Read More


Multiple obstacles hindering e-commerce business growth

Bangladesh, Aug. 25 -- The growth prospect of e-commerce business in the country is overshadowed by obstacles like complications in trade licensing and access to formal credit, industry insiders said ... Read More


PM to chair first steering committee meet on overseas employment today

Bangladesh, Aug. 25 -- Strengthening the Probashi Kallyan Bank (PKB) and labour wings abroad coupled with improving services at the airports are set to be high on the agenda in the first steering comm... Read More


20m suffer from bone erosion

Bangladesh, Aug. 25 -- An estimated 20 million people in Bangladesh are suffering from bone erosion while 40 per cent of women, aged between 16 and 45 years, have low bone density. According to a stu... Read More


Plan on the anvil to export meat in large scale

Bangladesh, Aug. 25 -- Once highly dependent on Indian cattle for meeting the huge demand of sacrificial animals during Eid-ul-Azha, Bangladesh is now planning a large-scale export of cattle meat as l... Read More


Thrust on promoting poultry sector to cut protein deficiency

Bangladesh, Aug. 25 -- Scientists and researchers have stressed the need for further promoting the country's poultry sector to build a healthy and stronger nation through cutting the existing protein ... Read More


Nat'l curriculum to have 'Concept of Productivity'

Bangladesh, Aug. 25 -- The government is going to include a new chapter on 'Concept of Productivity' in the national education curriculum from 2021 for encouraging the youths to promote productivity. ... Read More


Dhaka Youth Fest '19 today

Bangladesh, Aug. 25 -- The Dhaka Youth Fest '19 will be held at Edward M Kennedy (EMK) centre at Dhanmondi in the city today (Sunday). Positive Bangladesh is organising the programme packed with pane... Read More


Farmers happy with jute price in Rangpur

Bangladesh, Aug. 25 -- The farmers are happy getting excellent market price of newly-harvested jute as harvesting of the fibre crop is nearing completion with better yield rate in all five districts u... Read More


B'desh play Lanka today

Bangladesh, Aug. 25 -- Defending champions Bangladesh will play Sri Lanka in their second match of the five-nation SAFF Under-15 Championship at the Kalyani Stadium in Nadia District of West Bengal to... Read More