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Veg prices fall in kitchen markets

Veg prices fall in kitchen markets

Prices of vegetables in the capital’s kitchen markets have gone down from those of last week because of increased supply. Farmers are selling away…

Massive Boro farming planned in Jessore

A total of 3, 51,546 hectares of land were brought under Boro cultivation in six districts of the Jessore agriculture region during the current season with fixing the production target of 14,01,922 tonnes of rice, Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) officials here said recently, reports BSS from…

Farmers urged to cultivate more lentils in Barind

Agricultural scientists and researchers urged the grassroots farmers to bring more lands under lentil farming in Barind area after the best uses of its existing natural resources to fulfill the gradually increasing demand, reports BSS from Rajshahi. They mentioned the agricultural research entities…

Experts for doing more to accelerate development

Mentioning Bangladesh's consistent economic growth, experts from Bangladesh and Singapore at a panel discussion here have suggested doing more for its further development, reports UNB.  Singapore's Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) and Bangladesh's Cosmos Foundation jointly organised…

Markets diverge after Trump agrees Kim talks

European stock markets steadied Friday following an Asian rally, with traders reacting to a shock decision by Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un to hold talks, reports AFP from London. Markets were tracking also the latest developments in US President Trump's tariffs plans, while traders awaited key monthly…
Saudi, UK companies ink deals worth SR8.9b

Saudi, UK companies ink deals worth SR8.9b

On the sidelines of the visit of Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, to London, Saudi and British companies signed…

US trading partners, businesses say tariffs will backfire

Trading partners and industries warned Friday that the Trump administration's decision to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports could backfire, provoking a trade war without resolving the problems they're intended to address, reports AP. President Donald Trump said the tariffs, due to…

Move draws consternation outside the US

China's Commerce Ministry said it "firmly opposes" the move but gave no indication if Beijing might make good on threats to retaliate. "These measures could make a significant impact on the economic and cooperative relationship between Japan and the U.S., who are allies," Taro…

Without US, 11 Asia-Pacific states sign trade deal

Eleven nations signed a slimmed-down version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement Thursday, moving to lower tariffs just as US President Donald Trump raised them after withdrawing from the deal, reports AFP from Santiago. The TPP, which would have represented 40 percent of the global…

Video games linked to violence, Trump tells industry

Video games have been linked to real-world violence, US President Donald Trump told gaming industry leaders in a meeting Thursday after a school shooting last month reignited a national debate over guns, reports AFP from Washington. The talks between Trump and the Entertainment Software Association…

Hiring surge added 3.1 lakh jobs in Feb

US employers went on a hiring binge in February, adding 313,000 jobs, the most in any month since July 2016, and drawing hundreds of thousands of people into the job market, reports AP from Washington. The Labor Department said wage gains, meanwhile, fell from January to 2.6 percent year-over-year.…

Florida passes law blocking state investment in Venezuela

Florida lawmakers on Thursday passed a law prohibiting the US state from investing in companies that have business ties with the Venezuelan government, reports AFP from Miami. Citing the socialist government's "use of extreme violence and political persecution," the law will now appear…

Austrian steel firm to reconsider US investments

Austrian steel firm Voestalpine said Friday it would reconsider its investments in the United States in light of President Donald Trump imposing tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, reports AFP from Vienna. "Despite the limited impact of the punitive tariffs on our group, the current actions…
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