Daily Archives: January 20, 2018

Ensure quality production to enhance export competitiveness President

Ensure quality production to enhance export competitiveness: President

Ensure quality production to enhance export competitiveness: President

Staff Reporter: President M Abdul Hamid on Saturday asked agriculturists, scientists, farmers and entrepreneurs to utilize the potentials of fisheries and livestock sector to accelerate the pace of national development. The fisheries and livestock cultivation is a major and potential sector for employment generation and investment . . Ensure quality production to enhance export competitiveness,

Poll-time govt framework at appropriate time, says Fakhrul

Poll-time govt framework at appropriate time, says Fakhrul

TRIBUNAL DESK: Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday said the party would unveil framework of election-time government at an ‘appropriate time’ for holding the 11th parliament election in fair manner. The 11th parliamentary election would be held at the end of the current year as prime minister Sheikh Hasina sated

Amin Khan gearing up for new films

Amin Khan gearing up for new films

TRIBUNAL DESK: Amin Khan, one of the popular film actors of the ’90s, has been keeping busy with small-screen and big-screen projects alike, and his next venture promises a relatable and emotional journey into midlife crisis. The actor has just signed on to star in “Dulaler Mukh Dekhi”, helmed by Mizanur Rahman Labu. Filming for

Every marriage has its bad days...

12 things you should never apologise for

TRIBUNAL DESK: Luckily, some of these behaviours have come to our attention through the trending topic, a perfect reminder that living authentically ― and embracing all of your flaws, needs and personality traits ― is the way to go. Research shows that self acceptance may be the key to a happier life but it’s a

Persian shallot 'could help fight TB antibiotic resistance'

Persian shallot ‘could help fight TB antibiotic resistance’

TRIBUNAL DESK: Researchers believe the antibacterial properties extracted from the Persian shallot could increase the effects of existing antibiotic treatment. They said this could help “reverse the tide” of drug-resistant TB, which infected 490,000 people in 2016. But they said the research was still in its early stages and clinical trials would need to follow.

Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting

Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’

TRIBUNAL DESK: A team at Johns Hopkins University has trialled a method that detects eight common forms of the disease. Their vision is an annual test designed to catch cancer early and save lives. UK experts said it was “enormously exciting”. However, one said more work was needed to assess the test’s effectiveness at detecting

A year of science under Trump

A year of science under Trump

TRIBUNAL DESK: Looking back, it is almost unbelievable how much damage the Trump administration has done since the inauguration. From straining international relations to enriching corporations at the expense of poor Americans, the policies the president has championed have impacted every aspect of society. The scientific community is no exception, as scientists have felt the

DU students demand withdrawal of case over Wednesday’s incident

DU students demand withdrawal of case over Wednesday’s incident

TRIBUNAL DESK: Protesters under the banner “Students against Repression” brought out a torch lit procession on Friday, demanding the withdrawal of a case filed against 50 anonymous demonstrators over the chaos in front of the DU proctor’s office on Wednesday. The procession paraded through important streets near the university and ended at the base of

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