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HC slams BSTI, BFSA over ‘failure’ to ensure safe foods

HC slams BSTI, BFSA over ‘failure’ to ensure safe foods
Two separate High Court Division benches yesterday expressed dissatisfaction over the ‘failure’ of Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution (BSTI) and the Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BFSA) to ensure safe food for the people. The HC bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader yesterday received a report submitted by the BSTI as per its earlier directive. The court had directed the BSTI to conduct drives to prevent the use of chemicals in fruit markets and warehouses. It also had asked the BSTI to submit a report in this regard before the court in two months. The HC bench also asked the National Board of Revenue (NBR) to inform it about the latest status of buying and installation of machines at land ports…

US-Bangladesh joint exercise begins in Lalmonirhat

US-Bangladesh joint exercise begins in Lalmonirhat

A six-day-long joint exercise by the Bangladesh Air Force and the US Pacific Air Force, titled ‘Exercise Pacific Angel-2019-1’, began yesterday in Lalmonirhat. Air Officer (Commanding) of Bangladesh Air Force Base Birsreshto Matiur Rahman and Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Nazrul Islam inaugurated…
Specific tax on tobacco products demanded

Specific tax on tobacco products demanded

Leaders of different anti-tobacco organisations yesterday urged the government to impose specific tax on tobacco products and withdraw all the facilities given to tobacco companies in the national budget considering public health. They came up with the call at a views-exchange meeting at the National…
More funds for environment

More funds for environment

Since Bangladesh is at the forefront of climate change and the weather pattern of the last few years showed extreme rainfall, heat and cold, climate change mitigation needs to be given top priority. With unpredictable weather patterns manifesting in rainfall at odd times of the year, crop growing is…
Is yoga really that great?

Is yoga really that great?

The International Day of Yoga was observed in various parts of the globe last Friday. There are millions of yoga practicioners who believe in the spiritual, mental and physical benefits of the practice. I do not belong to those followers. I did my share of yoga, mainly sun salutation or surya namaskars…
Budget likely to increase cost of living for middle class: CPD

Budget likely to increase cost of living for middle class: CPD

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) yesterday said the proposed measures in the budget for FY2019-20 are likely to disproportionately increase the cost of living for low- and medium-income groups compared to the affluent section. The private think-tank made this observation at its annual customary…
Kim receives ‘excellent’ letter from Trump

Kim receives ‘excellent’ letter from Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received a personal letter of “excellent content” from US President Donald Trump, the country’s state media said yesterday, amid a nuclear deadlock between Pyongyang and Washington. Talks have been stalled since the collapse of a second summit between…
Nepalese play ‘Jhyalincha’
on Shilpakala stage today

Nepalese play ‘Jhyalincha’ on Shilpakala stage today

Nepalese troupe Mandala Theatre will stage its play ‘Jhyalincha’ today at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in Segun Bagicha of the capital. The play will be brought to the stage as a part of the first edition of the weeklong theatre festival titled ‘Bangladesh…
Tigers ready to dismantle
Afghanistan spinners

Tigers ready to dismantle Afghanistan spinners

When Rashid Khan were torn apart by England batsmen to give away a World Cup worst 110 runs in nine overs, including being smashed for a record 11 sixes, Bangladesh secretly felt a sigh of relief. This was because Rashid, the premier spinner of the World tormented Bangladesh over the years and single-handedly…
Jhenidah’s chemical-free mangoes a big hit with vendors, consumers

Jhenidah’s chemical-free mangoes a big hit with vendors, consumers

Jhenidah district has gained popularity as the hub of fruit production and marketing in the country, especially of the juicy local mangoes. Kotchandpur has played a significant role in this regard after the biggest mango market was set up on Diversion Road at the entry point of the town. The mango market…
AL leaders lobby for plum posts ahead of council

AL leaders lobby for plum posts ahead of council

Ahead of the Awami League’s 21st national council session, which is likely to be held in October, both central and local AL leaders have started lobbying for their desired party posts. The ruling party had held its 20th national council session on October 22 and 23, 2016 in a befitting manner…
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