Aug 12 2020 Flood-Affected Areas: Farmers face shortage of cattle feed

Fodder crisis has hit cattle farming hard in the country’s flood-affected areas. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Aug 12 2020 Coronavirus Fallout: 70pc returnees remain jobless

About 70 percent of the migrant workers who returned from abroad between February and June this year are unemployed, according to a study of International Organisation for Migration. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Aug 12 2020 Bourse revving up to fire on all cylinders

The stock market has started to bounce back despite the ongoing pandemic thanks mainly to investors’ growing confidence in the new leadership at the Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission (BSEC) as they took some measures to restore discipline. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Aug 12 2020 The storm over Bangladesh economy has blown over

Bangladesh might be one of only two ASEAN and South Asian economies to register positive growth in 2020 despite a global recession that is shaping up to be historic in scale, according to Standard Chartered Bank’s research team. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Aug 12 2020 The rise in investment-GDP ratio confounds

Bangladesh’s investment to gross domestic product (GDP) ratio rose in the just-concluded fiscal year, data from the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics showed on Tuesday, in what can be viewed as an inexplicable development as most indicators were pointing towards a contrary scenario. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Aug 12 2020 Hazardous cargo lying at Ctg port

Various types of imported hazardous cargo, including chemical and other inflammable goods, have been lying around at the designated shed and yards of Chattogram Port for years — posing the threat of fires and other accidents. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Aug 12 2020 Decision on trial of China vaccine likely next week

The decision on running a trial of a Chinese Covid-19 vaccine in the country may come next week, Health Minister Zahid Maleque said yesterday. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Aug 12 2020 Bills cleared but no trace of work

The block allocation of hundreds of crores of taka made to lawmakers for implementing Important Rural Infrastructure Development Project (IRIDP) failed to yield the desired benefit due to political influence, nepotism, extortion and the lack of a specific legal framework and monitoring, says a TIB report published yesterday. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Aug 12 2020 Bidyanondo to give away laptops, smartphones to disadvantaged students for online classes

Bidyanondo Foundation, a youth-led charity organisation, has announced that it will distribute free smartphones and laptops among students who come from families with financial constraints. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Aug 12 2020 Liaqat shot an unarmed Sinha: Sefat

“Stepping out of the car, I started walking towards the rear. He [Sinha] also got down. I heard him saying, ‘Calm down, calm down’… Moments later, I heard the gunshots… I saw Sinha lying on the ground,” Shahadul Islam Sefat, who was accompanying Sinha, has said. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 
 
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