India 2021-22 wheat exports seen falling 10% on year amid COVID-19 shutdowns: sources

India 2021-22 wheat exports seen falling 10% on year amid COVID-19 shutdowns: sources

Highlights Export prices seen rising in near-term as restrictions continue Russian export tax seen hitting India’s overseas sales After exporting a record quantity of wheat in 2020-21, India’s overseas sales of the food grain during the current marketing year are seen declining 10% over the year as localized lockdowns are propping up export prices, sources […]

Hopes dampened by falling prices in Pirojpur

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

The joy of reaping a good harvest this year did not last long for Boro farmers in Pirojpur after they stumbled on unexpectedly low prices at markets.    The harvesting of Boro began in the last week of April and likely to be over around the first week of May.   For all latest news, follow The […]

Elephant dies after falling off cliff in Cox’s Bazar

Published: April 20, 2021 21:58:32 A female elephant died after falling off a cliff in Panerchhara area of Eidgao range in Cox’s Bazar Sadar upazila early Tuesday. Sources at the Forest Department said a group of elephants was crossing the Panerchhara area around 1:00am when one of them slipped and fell on the road below. […]

Elephant dies after falling off cliff in Cox’s Bazar

Published: April 20, 2021 21:58:32 A female elephant died after falling off a cliff in Panerchhara area of Eidgao range in Cox’s Bazar Sadar upazila early Tuesday. Sources at the Forest Department said a group of elephants was crossing the Panerchhara area around 1:00am when one of them slipped and fell on the road below. […]

Commitment to post-pandemic ‘green’ recovery falling short

Commitment to post-pandemic ‘green’ recovery falling short

The world is at a critical moment to deliver on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed said on Wednesday, during a virtual discussion with European Parliament Vice-President Heidi Hautala.  Multilateral engagement is key to responding to the pandemic and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and the deputy chief highlighted the importance of the UN’s strategic partnership with the […]

Onion growers worry over falling prices due to higher arrival of produce

Onion growers worry over falling prices due to higher arrival of produce

Mumbai: Even when the state onion growers are forced to dispose of stock at the lower price, they are worried that the prices may further fall because of arrival of imported onion from Turkey and Egypt and fresh produce from various parts of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh. Onion growers from Nashik, Solapur and Sangli […]