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Withdraw 52 food items of different brands: HC

Withdraw 52 food items 
of different brands: HC
The High Court (HC) yesterday directed the authorities concerned to immediately withdraw 52 food products of different brands from the market, which were found substandard by the Bangladesh Standard Testing Institution (BSTI). The HC ordered the authorities concerned to put on hold the production, selling or marketing of these substandard products until their quality is improved. It also gave direction to take appropriate legal action against the persons responsible for producing, selling, marketing and supplying the products. The HC bench of Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif and Justice Razik-Al-Jalil passed the order after hearing a writ petition filed by Palash Mahmud, executive director of Conscious Consumer Society (CCS), in the form of a public…

20-party to meet today to ease internal turmoil

20-party to meet today to ease internal turmoil

A meeting of the BNP-led 20-party alliance will be held today to find out an end the internal turmoil in the alliance. The meeting will be held at BNP chairperson's Gulshan office today afternoon, a week after Barrister Andalib Rahman Partha's Bangladesh Jatiya Party (BJP) left the alliance.…
Law enforcement must
to build tobacco-free Bangladesh: Seminar

Law enforcement must to build tobacco-free Bangladesh: Seminar

Speakers at a seminar here yesterday underscored the importance of creating awareness and ensuring strict enforcement of laws to build a tobacco-free Bangladesh by 2040. National Anti-Tobacco Platform and Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) jointly organised the event on the occasion of the World…
Say yes to eco-friendly bricks

Say yes to eco-friendly bricks

With the acknowledged fact that Bangladesh is at the sharp end of climate change impact, a general understanding is that the more we adopt greener options the better. Keeping this in mind, pressure on top soil usage has to be reduced and emphasis given to the use of sand cement blocks in construction,…
Mentoring : A time tested way 
for self development

Mentoring : A time tested way for self development

Mentoring is most often defined as a professional relationship in which an experienced person (the mentor) assists another (the mentee) in developing specific skills and knowledge that will enhance the less-experienced person’s professional and personal growth. The origins of both the concept…
RMG sector posts 12.59pc rise in export earnings

RMG sector posts 12.59pc rise in export earnings

Thanks to value added products, government policy support, capacity enhancement and completion of 90 per cent of the factory remediation work set by Accord and Alliance, the country's readymande garments (RMG) sector is continuing its positive trend in export earnings, say industry experts.  …
UN kicks off major climate change effort

UN kicks off major climate change effort

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls it the defining issue of our time: climate change is moving to the center stage at the United Nations, three years after the Paris agreement went into force. A major UN push for progress on climate change kicks off next week when Guterres travels to New Zealand…
‘Gorbini Ma’ award conferred
on nine mothers

‘Gorbini Ma’ award conferred on nine mothers

On the occasion of the International Mother’s Day yesterday, Universal Medical College Hospital hosted the sixth annual ‘Gorbini Ma’ award ceremony to honour the mothers of the people who have contributed immensely to the country’s culture and development. Nine mothers were honoured…
Confident Tigers eyeing tri-series final

Confident Tigers eyeing tri-series final

Bangladesh are eying to seal the final of tri-series with a match to go when they take on West Indies today at the Malahide in Dublin. The match starts at 3.45 BST. The Caribbean side has already confirmed their place in final after their five-wicket win over hosts Ireland on Sunday. If the Tigers can…
Prices of fruits go up on rising demand

Prices of fruits go up on rising demand

People can barely add fruits to their ‘Iftar’ menu as some unscrupulous traders have artificially hiked up prices to make excessive profit on rising demand on the occasion of Ramadan. Prices of seasonal and imported fruits are unstable in the local market of Noakhali district from the very…
Dhaka keen to operate 
Maitree Express every day

Dhaka keen to operate Maitree Express every day

The Bangladesh Railway authorities are awaiting a decision from their counterparts in the Indian Railways to run the Maitree Express daily because of rise in demands of the passengers as well as to make the train more attractive to international travellers. The decision to operate the Dhaka-Kolkata…
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