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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

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.

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

4 ‘criminals’ killed in ‘gunfights’ with rivals in Jessore

4 ‘criminals’ killed in ‘gunfights’ with rivals in Jessore

TRIBUNAL DESK: Four alleged criminals were killed in separate “gunfights” with their rivals in Sadar and Jhikargachha upazilas of Jessore early today. Identities of the deceased could not be known yet, our Benapole correspondent reports quoting Anisur Rahman, superintendent of Jessore police. The first gunfight took place between two gangs at Nangarpur village in Sadar

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