Daily Archives: November 7, 2017


ECNEC approves 8 projects involving Tk 4,979.35 cr

ECNEC approves 8 projects involving Tk 4,979.35 cr

The tenure of “Tannery Estate, Dhaka,” project has been extended for two more years (third times) to shift tannery industries from the city’s Hazaribagh area as the relocation tannery industries to Savar do not pollute the river Dhaleshwari. The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved the extension of the tenure of


It’s a busy year for Pori Moni

Culture Desk Popular Dhallywood actress Pori Moni is spending a marvelous time in the film industry. She was in the spotlight for discussion throughout the whole year and that presence will still continue in December since two of this heartthrob actress’ film will be released at the end of 2017. Pori Moni has continuously explored


‘There’s no morality in Hollywood

Entertainment Desk The past year has been incredibly eye-opening in terms of the mistreatment of women in Hollywood. Earlier this year Forbes uncovered a shocking gender wage gap, releasing its annual lists of the highest paid actors and actresses, with the men’s number one Mark Wahlberg earning almost triple the income of the female frontrunner,


BD U-19s off to Asia Cup

Sports Desk The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced a 15-member Bangladesh Under-19 team for the ACC Youth Asia Cup, which will be held in Malaysia from November 10th. Bangladesh have been placed in Group A alongside India, Nepal and Malaysia while Group B comprises of Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan and the winner of the western


Death toll from Vietnam typhoon rises to 61

International Desk The death toll from typhoon downpours and floods wreaking havoc along Vietnam’s south-central coast has risen to 61, an official said Tuesday, as the country opens its doors to world leaders for this week’s APEC summit. Typhoon Damrey struck just before Vietnam was set to host the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in


Short variety coconut plants yield 4 times higher

Business Desk The government has started distributing short and high-yielding coconut plants to farmers this exotic variety produces 200 nuts in a year as compared to the local variety yield of 50-60 nuts. This high-yielding open pollinated (op) coconut variety was imported from Vietnam and Kerala state of India three years ago. “The Department of