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Wheat ‘vanishes’ from port

Wheat ‘vanishes’ from port
A total of 3,353 metric tonnes (MT) of wheat, worth Tk. 7.04 crore and imported from Russia by the Directorate of Food (DoF), has allegedly "vanished" from the outer anchorage of the Chittagong Port. The matter was discovered when the cargo was sent to the Narayanganj silo after being unloaded from the mother vessels. The wheat was illegally unloaded at the outer anchorage without any insurance coverage, even though insurance is mandatory for transporting goods. On October last year, the DoF imported 1,55,278 MT of wheat by three vessels—MV River Globe Globe (Customs procedure started for unloading goods October 10, 2017 in Chittagong), MV Spar Virgo (Customs procedure started for unloading goods October 25, 2017 in Chittagong…

Menon expects hike in allocation for social welfare ministry

Menon expects hike in allocation for social welfare ministry

Social Welfare Minister Rashed Khan Menon yesterday expected increase in the budgetary allocation for his ministry in the future, reports BSS. "I get an opportunity of developing a welfare-oriented society as I have got the charge of Social Welfare Ministry. I hope the fiscal allocation for the…
PM launches Rapid Pass Card to ease bus fare payment

PM launches Rapid Pass Card to ease bus fare payment

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday inaugurated Rapid Pass Card activities, the first of its kind in the country, to enable commuters to pay fares while travelling by BRTC bus through a smartcard, reports UNB. The Prime Minister inaugurated the Rapid Pass activities at Kamalapur Bus Depot through…
Regional connectivity to boost trade

Regional connectivity to boost trade

Reportedly a World Bank team, after carrying out field level assessment in December last, asked the Bangladesh Land Port Authority (BLPA) to start formalities, including setting up accounts, procurement and requesting budget for expediting the implementation of the Regional Connectivity Project-1. With…
Addressing a serious public health issue in Bangladesh

Addressing a serious public health issue in Bangladesh

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) include more than 35 infectious organisms that are transmitted primarily through sexual activity. STDs can lead to harmful medical conditions, including poor reproductive outcomes and increased risk of HIV infection. Syphilis is an STD that can have very serious…
NBR chairman for coherent approach in revenue collection

NBR chairman for coherent approach in revenue collection

A rational approach will be maintained in mobilisation of revenue as the prime aim of the National Board of Revenue (NBR) is to boost revenue collection by keeping friendly relations with business community, said newly appointed NBR chairman Md Mosharraf Hossain Bhuiyan. “We must maintain a cordial…
Air strikes kill 28 in Syria

Air strikes kill 28 in Syria

BEIRUT: At least 28 civilians have been killed by bombardment in the besieged Syrian opposition stronghold of Eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, most of them in Russian air raids, a monitor said, reports AFP. Nineteen were killed in Russian strikes in the town of Misraba on Wednesday, while the remainder…
702nd show of ‘Konjush’ to be staged at Shilpakala today

702nd show of ‘Konjush’ to be staged at Shilpakala today

Loko Natyadal (Siddeswari) will stage the 702nd show of its highly praiseworthy production ‘Konjush’ at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital today evening. Based on playwright Molière’s world famous satirical comedy,…
Shakib urges Tigers to play as a unit

Shakib urges Tigers to play as a unit

Shakib Al Hasan insisted on playing as a unit in the upcoming triangular and bilateral series rather chewing over too much on pitch and condition. While Bangladesh would have little headache for Zimbabwe, they certainly would think about Sri Lanka who as a team from Asia could cash in on Bangladesh…
Security of Bhashani University at stake

Security of Bhashani University at stake

The security of Mawlana Bhashani University of Science and Technology, the lone public university of the district, has remained at stake since its inception 18 years ago. The university was established in 2001 on 57 acres. It has three gates, three academic buildings, five halls, one administrative…
Efforts on to promote jute as high-value global product

Efforts on to promote jute as high-value global product

There appears to be a good opportunity to promote jute, the golden fibre of Bangladesh, as a high-value material instead of the way it has been used as a low-value product for a long time. Now efforts are on by a Swedish entity named Juteborg AB , to make Jute a high-value material, which will economically…
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