Job opportunities at the Marine Fisheries Academy

Job opportunities at the Marine Fisheries Academy

Recruitment circular has been issued to fill the vacancies in the Marine Fisheries Academy under the Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock. Manpower will be taken in two posts in the organization. Interested candidates should send application directly by 31st October. Marine Job Position Name: Draftsman  Position: 1  Eligibility: Must have Secondary School Certificate or equivalent […]

Fishermen struggle to survive as Assam’s largest wetland shrinks away

Fishermen struggle to survive as Assam’s largest wetland shrinks away

By Aatreyee Dhar for Mongabay Son Beel, one of the largest wetlands of Assam is shrinking. This depletes the fish catch in the waters, thereby truncating the incomes of fishermen. Unsustainable fishing, pollution and agricultural encroachments are other issues that challenge Son Beel’s ecosystem. Some experts say that declaring Son Beel as a Ramsar site […]

Study: Marine Heatwaves Will Increase Climate’s Effect on Fisheries

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File image courtesy EJF Published Oct 1, 2021 10:16 PM by The Maritime Executive In a new study published in Science Advances on Friday, a team of researchers from University of British Columbia predict that extreme marine heatwaves could add to the impact that climate change is having on fisheries.  The UBC Institute for the Oceans […]

Guinness World Records recognises Dhaka’s ‘Rani’ as world’s shortest cow

Guinness World Records recognises Dhaka's 'Rani' as world's shortest cow

The Guinness World Records have named ‘Rani’ as the world’s shortest cow. The cow measured 50.8 centimetres (20 inches) in height and weighed just 26 kilograms. On August 19, 2021, Rani passed away due to stomach swelling. Rani rose to fame in July this year after its videos and images had gone viral on the internet. […]

Bangladesh’s Durga Puja Offer; Lifts Ban On Export Of Hilsa To Tripura

Bangladesh’s Durga Puja Offer; Lifts Ban On Export Of Hilsa To Tripura

Abhijit Nath, NET Correspondent, Tripura With Durga Puja round the corner Bangladesh government led by its Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina lifted the ban on the export of ‘Hilsha’ to Tripura. For nearly a decade Hilsa or Ilish was not allowed to be imported to the Northeastern state from the neighbouring country. On Thursday, a total […]

Exporters stare at mounting losses

The cargo village at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) is failing to accommodate the rising volume of export-bound goods, piling up losses on suppliers as they are struggling to ship merchandises on time. The cargo village has a daily storage capacity of 400 tonnes of dry cargo, way lower than 1,200 tonnes arriving at […]

Action to reduce trade deficit with Thailand a must: CCCI President

The president of the Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI), Mahbubul Alam, recently said Bangladesh and Thailand must take action to reduce the existing trade deficit. “In 2019, Bangladesh imported goods worth $973 million from Thailand and exported products worth $74.8 million. To reduce such a huge trade deficit, we must organise exhibitions and […]