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Old, unfit launches getting new look for Eid trips

With Eid-ul-Azha only a few days away, private launch operators are busy refurbishing and repairing their vessels to attract more passengers during the eid and thus make quick buck.

Online cattle-trading gathers pace alongside traditional markets

e-CAB happy over gradual growth

Though the traditional markets still remain the key source of charm for cattle collection, digital platforms, like previous four years, bring greater comfort to consumers in buying their sacrificial animalsRead More...

Hills turn bloody: 31 killed since 20th anniversary of CHT Accord

The killing of 6 people, at least three of them political activists belonging to the Chittagong Hill Tracts-based United Peoples Democratic Front (UPDF), on Saturday, brought to 31 the numberRead More...

Chandpur markets abuzz with fishermen amid huge hilsha catches

Prices show downtrend

Huge hilsa netted from the Bay of Bengal and the Meghna estuary have flooded the biggest wholesale fish market of the country at Chandpur Boro Station in the town, bringingRead More...

Eid-ul-Azha: Rawhide smugglers face tough vigilance along border

The smugglers of sacrificial animal rawhides are facing an unfavourable situation this time due to strong vigilance by law enforcers at different strategic border points asRead More...

Rohingya influx set to mark 1st anniv; no sign of repatriation yet       

UNSC to hold ‘open briefing’ Aug 28, int’l community remains engaged

Myanmar authorities have taken little efforts to make any tangible progress to improve conditions in Rakhine State for the safe return of Rohingyas in almost one year into the crisisRead More...

A fifth of brinjal farmers adopt Bangladesh’s first GM food crop   

Bt brinjal appears fastest adopted biotech crop 

In January 2014 Bangladesh was the first country in South Asia to introduce any genetically modified (GM) food crop in the region. 

Mangrove forests in Patuakhali depleting fast endangering lives of locals   

Mangrove forest, which is known as ‘Green Wall’ that protected the people of the coastal district from the devastation of cyclone Sidr, is shrinking fast, thanks to unmindful felling ofRead More...

Livestock farmers busy fattening, nurturing cattle ahead of Eid 

Livestock farmers across the country are now busy fattening cattle as just one week is left for Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest festival of Muslims when over one crore cattle areRead More...

Nuisance in public places by hijras sharply rising

‘Hijras still deprived of their basic rights’

Monty Paul, a private job holder, was hanging out with her boyfriend on the bank of Dhanmondi Lake one fine evening last month. Suddenly, three hijras appeared before them clappingRead More...