Harvest Season Is Here; Slowing Moving Equipment Hit Indiana Roads

Harvest Season Is Here; Slowing Moving Equipment Hit Indiana Roads

Indiana State Department of Agriculture is offering tips to motorists who encounter slowing moving equipment. Shutterstock photo. (INDIANAPOLIS) – Harvest season is here and for some that means visiting pumpkin patches and apple orchards, but we want to remind motorists that harvest season also means farmers will begin harvesting this year’s corn and soybean crops. […]

What is Nipah, the deadly virus emerging in India alongside COVID-19?

What is Nipah, the deadly virus emerging in India alongside COVID-19?

TORONTO — A new outbreak of a deadly virus in India is making headlines — but it’s not COVID-19. Amid the rise of COVID-19 cases in India, health officials are on alert for cases of Nipah, a rare virus first identified in the late 1990s that kills at least 40 per cent of those it […]

Forum explores the future of farms and food in Vermont

Forum explores the future of farms and food in Vermont

Editor’s Note: The first of two articles focusing on food and agriculture in Vermont. BENNINGTON — A recent panel discussion ranged from emergency food provision to statewide agricultural policy. Vermont-scale approaches to ongoing issues came from all directions. The Bennington Local Food Summit was a day-long conference held over Zoom on May 15. The afternoon […]

Dhaka eager to sign Free Trade Agreement with Colombo

Dhaka eager to sign Free Trade Agreement with Colombo

Dhaka has expressed its keen interest to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) with Colombo to exploit the huge potential of bilateral trade between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. “If it would take time to sign the FTA, we told them we would like to sign a preferential trade agreement initially,” Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul […]

Life begins at 50

Life begins at 50

As a teenager, Prasenjit Pal saw trucks loaded with food drive into Bangladesh every night from the roof of his home in Agartala, capital of India’s northeastern state of Tripura. “The smugglers would carry almost everything Bangladeshis needed,” said Pal. The trucks still move but in the other direction now — driving into Agartala loaded […]

PM on two day official visit to Bangladesh

PM on two day official visit to Bangladesh

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa will leave for Bangladesh today on a two-day state visit, on an invitation extended by Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The visit will coincide with the celebration of the birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and the Golden Jubilee of the Independence of Bangladesh. Sri […]

President working for the betterment of all Sri Lankans – Bangladesh HC

President working for the betterment of all Sri Lankans - Bangladesh HC

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has a strong passion for his goals to serve the Sri Lankans and to strengthen friendly relations with brotherly countries, the new High Commissioner for Bangladesh to Sri Lanka Tareq Md Ariful Islam said on Wednesday. The Envoy, who presented his credentials to the President on Monday was speaking to the Daily […]