Daily Archives: October 30, 2017


Cabinet approves tougher pesticide law

Cabinet approves tougher pesticide law

Tribunal Desk The Cabinet today approved a proposed pesticide law suggesting tougher punitive actions against storing and marketing of adulterated bug killers meant for crop protection. Officials said the cabinet in its weekly meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair endorsed the “Balai Nashak (pesticide) Act, 2017″ that suggested higher amount of fines


Seven Rings Cement pays homage to infrastructure dev authorities

Business Desk Seven Rings Cement organised a programme to pay homage to the country’s top infrastructure development authorities for their contribution to building the nation. The event, titled “Tribute to nation builders”, took place at Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden Hotel on Thursday. Officials of Bangladesh Bridge Authority, Bangladesh Power Development Board, Bangladesh Railway, Bangladesh


Catalonia independence: Puigdemont ‘could run if not in jail’

International Desk Alfonso Dastis spoke as a huge rally for Spanish unity was held in Catalonia’s largest city, Barcelona. Carles Puigdemont was removed from office after Madrid stripped Catalonia of autonomy for declaring independence. Spain’s central government has now taken control of Catalan institutions. Spain’s chief prosecutor is preparing to file criminal charges against Mr


Dragon fruit cultivation gaining popularity in Dumuria

Khulna Correspondent The farmers of Dumuria upazila in the district are bringing their fortune by growing the profitable foreign fruit dragon, gaining popularity in the area. Seeing its profitability, favorable growing condition and bright potential, the farmers of the upazila are becoming very much enthusiastic day by day to produce the fruit for making money.


Bangladesh can’t solve Rohingya crisis alone: Denmark

Tribunal Desk Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Ulla Tornaes has said Bangladesh has performed a great job by receiving a huge number of Rohingyas but it is very important that the international community now steps up its support to Bangladesh. “Bangladesh cannot solve this crisis alone,” said the Danish Minister seeking support from the international