OP-ED: Bangladesh – A front-runner in ethical manufacturing

The story behind the radical transformation of Bangladesh apparel industry Charles Darwin said in his famous book “On the Origin of the Species” that it’s not the strongest or most intelligent of the species that survives but the one that’s most adaptable to change.  We may find a reflection of this aspect of Darwinism in […]

ACC gets new chairman

ACC gets new chairman

ACC gets new chairman 04 March 2021 Staff Reporter :The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has got new Chairman and Commissioner as the government has appointed Mohammad Moinuddin Abdullah, former Senior Secretary to the Agriculture Ministry, as the next Chairman and former Bangladesh. Telecommunication Regulatory Commission’s (BTRC) Chairman Md Jahurul Haque as the Commissioner of the anti-graft […]

Food quality and safety still remains a distant cry

Food quality and safety still remains a distant cry 02 March 2021 BANGLADESH got one notch down in the Global Food Security Index of 2020. Overall it ranked 84th out of 113 countries of the world on the scale of affordability, availability, quality, safety, natural resources and resilience. Among the indices, Bangladesh scored lowest in […]

Union Budget 2021: Infra spending to push inclusive growth

infrastructure growth AP image

Union Budget 2021:  The levy of agri infra cess of Rs 2.5 per litre on petrol and Rs 4 per litre on diesel will provide necessary corpus for building world-class infrastructure to link farm to fork. (AP image/FILE) By Sharad Kumar Saraf The Indian economy is set to become the fastest growing economy in 2021. […]