IGU announces annual $200,000 scholarship annually for Bangladeshi students

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IGU is the first  university owned by American Bangladeshi  Engineer Abubokor Hanip  Education Desk  In the month of mother language, a new leaf has been added to the Bangladeshi community in the USA. A diligent and brilliant migrant makes history. In this context, one might reminisce about Rafiqul Islam and Abdus Salam of Canada regarding their […]

India mends Nepal ties with transit of Bangladeshi fertilizer

NEW DELHI — India is allowing the transit of Bangladeshi fertilizer to Nepal in what analysts see as an effort to strengthen sub-regional connectivity and improve ties with neighbors. The first batch of fertilizer crossed by rail to India in early February, according to the Indian high commission in Dhaka. It came after Dhaka and […]

Bangladeshi scientist leads discovery of proteins that help plants soak up soil pollutants

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The team’s findings were published in international science journal Molecular Plant on February 12 Sometime early 2017, plant biologist Dr Abidur Rahman told me in an interview in Dhaka that his research team in Japan was working on plants’ molecular mechanism to absorb soil contaminants. Four years down the line, this Bangladeshi scientist led a […]

Kuwait: Tougher penalties sought in human trafficking case involving Bangladeshi MP

The Kuwaiti public prosecution contested the rulings handed down to the prime defendant and convicted accomplices, demanding tougher penalties, Al Qabas newspaper reported. Image Credit: Gulf News archive Cairo: Kuwait’s prosecutors have demanded tougher penalties than the verdicts recently issued in a high-profile case involving a Bangladeshi lawmaker-cum-businessman. Last month, a Kuwaiti criminal court sentenced […]

Minister eyes Bangladeshi agri-products in German market

Experts suggest forming Agricultural Price Commission to protect farmers’ interests

FE ONLINE REPORT | Published: January 18, 2021 15:45:29 Bangladeshi high-value crops such as fruits and vegetables have potentials to grab markets in Germany and other EU countries, said Agriculture Minister Dr Muhammad Abdur Razzaque on Thursday. The minister made this remark while speaking as the guest of honour at a virtual conference titled “Bangladesh: […]

How a Bangladeshi woman scripted a success story in vermi venture

How a Bangladeshi woman scripted a success story in vermi venture

In Nasrin’s unit, some 195-200kg of fertilizers are produced in each pot as there are 130 of them Collected/UNB ‘Vermicompost improves the fertility conditions of soil by increasing the availability of nutrients for plants, in turn increasing the farm production’ In 2016, she started small—out of the same premises she lives with her family—more of […]

How a Bangladeshi woman scripted a success story in vermi…

How a Bangladeshi woman scripted a success story in vermi...

In 2016, she started small — out of the same premises she lives with her family — more of an experiment than a business. Today, Nasrin Sultana, a resident of Jhikorgaccha upazila’s Barbakpur village, is a successful woman entrepreneur who owns a vermicomposting unit. And by funding her own studies and supporting her parents financially, thanks to her successful vermicomposting venture, Nasrin has […]

617 bank accounts of Bangladeshi MP, associates frozen

Image Credit: Kuwait City: A special criminal court in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka has ordered that 617 bank accounts belonging to the Bangladeshi MP, Mohammed Shahid Islam, and his associates be frozen, Al Rai reported. A judicial source revealed that the bank accounts were allegedly used to move around money that Islam and his […]