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Agriculture in the spotlight in COVID-hit Bangladesh

Although the coronavirus outbreak in Bangladesh has halted almost all economic activities and devastated the supply chain, the agriculture sector continued playing a key role in saving the lives and ...

Agriculture in the spotlight in COVID-hit Bangladesh.

Customs organises ’biggest ever’ auction in Chattogram

Cars, frozen food, fruits, fish and other products of 361 containers were put in open auction for interested buyers at the port yard at 9:00am on Tuesday, the news agency quoted the Chattogram port ...

Customs organises ’biggest ever’ auction in Chattogram

Munnujan asks jute workers to accept golden handshake peacefully

State minister for labour and employment Munnujan Sufian on Monday requested the workers of state owned Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC) to accept the closure of its 25 mills announced on ...

Munnujan asks jute workers to accept golden handshake peacefully

Pandemic leads to six months of global market mayhem

Probably the best thing to say about world financial markets so far this year is simply that it has been quite a ride

Migrant workers and their families wait for transport to reach to a railway station to board trains to their home state of eastern Bihar, after a limited reopening of India's giant rail network following a nearly seven-week lockdown to slow the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Noida, India, on 16 May 2020

Dhaka, Delhi want to strengthen ties addressing challenges

Indian minister of state for external affairs V Muraleedharan has said there is a mutual desire to further strengthen the relationship between Bangladesh and India through cooperation in areas that ...

Dhaka, Delhi want to strengthen ties addressing challenges

Kite sales soar in Gazipur

Business is flying high for kite makers and kite sellers in Gazipur as the demand for kites has suddenly soared amid the coronavirus outbreak.

A child makes a kite during coronavirus outbreak.

Asia stocks wary as coronavirus threatens economic reopening

Asian share markets began the week with a cautious tone on Monday as the relentless spread of the coronavirus finally made investors question their optimism on the global economy, benefiting safe ...

Asia stocks wary as coronavirus threatens economic reopening

State jute mills to be shut due to increasing forfeiture: Jute minister

State owned Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation (BJMC) will be halting operations to stop piling up losses, textiles and jute minister Golam Dastagir said

Two workers work at a jute mill

India-China border row pinches India Inc hard, imports held up

In the wake of the India-China border clashes and the subsequent hardening of positions on both sides, the worst apprehensions of Indian trade and industry seem to be coming true, market sources said

A satellite image taken over Galwan Valley in Ladakh, India, parts of which are contested with China, 16 June 2020, in this handout obtained from Planet Labs Inc. Picture taken 16 June 2020.

Bangladesh for equitable sharing of marine resources

Permanent representative of Bangladesh to the United Nations ambassador Rabab Fatima has said they will require access to equitable sharing of marine resources, especially in areas beyond national ...

Bangladesh for equitable sharing of marine resources
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