Grey-headed Fish Eagle

The Grey-headed Fish Eagle, which lives all year in Bangladesh, is the most common of our four fish eagles and found all over the country. (Our other three fish-eating raptors are the Pallas’s Fish Eagle, the Osprey and the White-bellied Sea Eagle; they arrive here during winter and are more localized.) It is a distinctive […]

Wild Life of Beautiful Bangladesh | Your Digital Wall

Wild Life of Beautiful Bangladesh | Your Digital Wall

Dhaka, Jan 20, 2021 ( – Bangladesh is one of only a few nations in South Asia, which stays to be explored. Bangladesh has a fragile and distinctive fascination of its own to offer. Bangladesh has a place where there is tremendous excellence, many serpentine rivers, crystal clear water lakes surrounded by evergreen slopes, wind in the […]

Fish production increases by 50pc in 11 years, PM says


Published: January 20, 2021 17:56:56 | Updated: January 20, 2021 20:02:36 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said Bangladesh has attained self-sufficiency in fish boosting up the production by over 50 per cent in last 11 years following the effective and time befitting measures of her government.  “New technologies of fish farming and production of seed […]

Export potential in China market remains untapped for pandemic

Despite the duty-free market access for 97 per cent goods, Bangladesh could not seize the opportunity for most of last year because of a lack of diversified goods and the fallouts of the coronavirus pandemic. Beijing extended the duty-free access to 97 per cent of Bangladeshi goods in July last year, bringing 8,256 products under […]

Ministry seeks opinion on likely ban on poultry imports from India


FE REPORT | Published: January 20, 2021 09:16:40 | Updated: January 22, 2021 11:02:08 Commerce ministry has sought opinion from livestock department regarding a proposed ban on the import of poultry items, officials said. On Tuesday, fisheries and livestock ministry in a letter asked the Department of Livestock Services to take all possible steps to […]

Livelihood of 2,000 Kurigram fishermen in jeopardy

Sixty-year-old Lalchand Das lives on fishing in the Chakirpasha river of Kurigram’s Rajarhat upazila. Like him, 2000 people from 420 fishing families have been making a living by fishing in the river for years. But this year, they are not being allowed to go fishing in the river as a group of local influential people, […]

Saving poultry and dairy industries


Published: January 19, 2021 21:43:38 | Updated: January 19, 2021 21:46:15 Like other industries of Bangladesh, the livestock sector, which includes the poultry and the dairy industries, has also been adversely impacted by the shutdowns enforced to combat the pandemic. Unfortunately, the sector has so far remained outside the purview of the government-provided stimulus packages […]

Centralisation tendency a constraint towards CMSMEs develo…

Centralisation tendency a constraint towards CMSMEs develo...

Economic Affairs Adviser to the Honorable Prime Minister Dr Mashiur Rahman on Monday said centralisation approach is a constraint for CMSMEs development in Bangladesh and emphasised the importance of regional connectivity towards an inclusive, efficient and balanced development of the country. Speaking at a webinar, he mentioned the necessity of linkage for both large enterprises […]

Mobile Money, bKash, Ripple: eWallet Remittances

Mobile Money, bKash, Ripple: eWallet Remittances

Share Tweet Share Share Share Email Blockchain-based global payments provider Ripple announced it has entered into an arrangement under which Malaysian mobile wallet provider Mobile Money, and bKash, a provider of mobile financial services to more than 45 million people in Bangladesh, will conduct transactions through the RippleNet network. “bKash and MobileMoney will gain access […]

Dhaka slaps ban on poultry import to stop bird flu


SYFUL ISLAM AND REZAUL KARIM | Published: January 18, 2021 08:21:48 | Updated: January 18, 2021 15:43:27 Amid serious concerns over bird flu outbreak in India, Bangladesh is set to ban import of any poultry item in the country. The office of the chief controller of imports and exports is expected to issue an order […]