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Row over rawhides still unresolved

Row over rawhides still unresolved
Purchasing of salted rawhides from hide and skin merchants is yet to begin in full earnest, though it was earlier decided that the tanners will begin buying hides yesterday (Saturday). Leaders of hide and skin merchants have said that they will not sell salted rawhides to tanners, until their outstanding dues of Tk. 400 crore, lying with many tannery owners, are paid. The industries secretary yesterday held a meeting with different stakeholders of rawhides and told them that the central effluent treatment plant (CETP) at the Savar tannery village is fully operational. The country’s rawhide business is in an alarming situation due to the free-fall in rawhide prices during Eid-ul-Azha. The hide traders and tanners are blaming each other…

Ataur Rahman inducted into AL Advisory Council

Ataur Rahman inducted into AL Advisory Council

Noted theatre and cultural personality Ataur Rahman has been made a member of the Awami League (AL) Advisory Council. AL President Sheikh Hasina nominated Ataur Rahman exercising her power bestowed upon her through the party's 20th national council held on October 22-23, 2016, said a press release…
Dengue robs many families of their Eid joy

Dengue robs many families of their Eid joy

Unlike previous years, Eid joy eluded septuagenarian Ambia Khatun this time. She could not celebrate Eid-ul-Azha with her grandchildren as she is fighting against dengue lying on a hospital bed. On Wednesday, two days after the second largest religious festival of Muslims, one of her grandchildren was…
Fresh attempt for Rohingya repatriation

Fresh attempt for Rohingya repatriation

Any new attempt to repatriate Rohingyas from Bangladesh to Myanmar may again end up in failure, if favourable conditions for this are not created. In November 2018, the first batch of 2,260 Rohingyas refused to go back to their homeland without guarantees for security there. The brutality perpetrated…
Coming a full circle

Coming a full circle

It was a meeting without the Gandhis but it was one that zeroed in on the leadership of the senior-most member of the trio: Sonia Gandhi, Rahul and Priyanka.  When the Congress Party’s working committee was grappling with the key issue of its leadership, all three were attending Sheila Dikshit’s…
Success starts with small step

Success starts with small step

‘Custom-made paper gift items’ are a brainchild of Md Sajib, a young Bangladeshi entrepreneur, who heads the SB Gift Shop. Sajib told The Independent that he had started working on the idea of customised gift items back in 2016, while he was still doing a full-time job.    …
    Rivals rally as Hong Kong’s divisions deepen

    Rivals rally as Hong Kong’s divisions deepen

    Hong Kong democracy activists kicked off a weekend of fresh rallies yesterday in a major test for the movement following criticism over an airport protest earlier this week -- and as concerns mount over Beijing's next move. The new marches came as thousands of pro-government supporters -- many waving…
    Selim Al Deen’s 70th birth anniv today

    Selim Al Deen’s 70th birth anniv today

    Today marks the 70th birth anniversary of Natyacharya Selim Al Deen. Earlier on August 5 and 6, theatre troupe Swapnadal celebrated the occasion through a two-day festival titled ‘Selim Al Deen Janmautsab’ on the premises of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) in the capital’s Segun…
    BCB chief warns BPL franchisees

    BCB chief warns BPL franchisees

    Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Governing Council will sit with the two existing franchisees to discuss about the new four-year agreement on the first day of the three-day-long meeting in Mirpur today. The meeting will be held at the BCB-management office of the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium…
    AL sub-committee members remain underutilised

    AL sub-committee members remain underutilised

    The ruling Awami League has formed a jumbo-sized sub-committee this time, but having a large number of members basically mean they have very little work assigned to each of them, making them feel underutilised. On their part, these members feel frustrated, as the AL high-ups have neither given them…
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