Disappointing April jobs data pose new challenge for Biden agenda

Disappointing April jobs data pose new challenge for Biden agenda

The United States added just 266,000 jobs in April — a quarter of the number expected — in a surprise setback for President Joe Biden’s efforts to revive an economy blighted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The weak hiring also pushed the unemployment rate up slightly to 6.1 percent, according to the Labor Department’s monthly employment […]

Farm, Garden & Outdoors calendar published April 24, 2021 | West Central Tribune

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Walk-In Access landowner enrollment: Through May 14, sign-ups available at local soil and water conservation district offices. The program pays private landowners to allow public hunting on their lands. It has enrolled land parcels 40 acres or larger with high-quality natural cover. Hunters must purchase a $3 permit with a hunting license to access enrolled […]

3 Big Things Today, April 14, 2021

3 Big Things Today, April 14, 2021

1. Wheat Futures Rise Overnight on Dry Weather Wheat futures were higher in overnight trading on concerns about dry weather globally. Little or no rain has fallen in the past two weeks in parts of the southern Plains, according to the National Weather Service, where hard-red winter wheat is emerging from winter dormancy. So far […]

Who and what will be out of the April 14-21 lockdown purview?

Who and what will be out of the April 14-21 lockdown purview?

A volunteer uses a loudspeaker to raise awareness on the first day of the week-long lockdown in Dhaka on Monday, April 5, 2021 Mehedi Hasan/Dhaka Tribune Bangladesh reported its highest single-day Covid-19 fatalities on Sunday With the country set to go for a strict weeklong lockdown from April 14, the government has listed emergency services […]

Leaders’ Summit on Climate: Kerry to arrive on April 9 to invite PM Hasina

John Kerry, the United States’ special presidential envoy for climate, is scheduled to arrive in Dhaka on April 9 on a daylong visit during which Bangladesh will convey its priority issues to him on the climate front. “Yes, we’re happy that he’s coming. We worked with him before, too,” Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen […]

D-8 Summit on April 8; focus on trade, investment, Rohingya crisis

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File photo of The 18th meeting of the D-8 Council of Ministers took place on 3rd November, 2018 in Antalya, Turkey Collected Host Dhaka to assume chairmanship of D-8 for 2 years, says foreign minister Bangladesh will host the 10th D-8 (Developing-8) Summit on April 8 virtually in the context of Covid-19 new normal scenario […]