Self-sufficiency in milk production in five years: minister

Single certification body needed to facilitate food export

Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim on Tuesday said Bangladesh will be self-sufficient in milk production within five years. ‘Bangladesh will be self-sufficient in milk production within four to five years …as the country has become self-sufficient in meat and egg production,’ he said taking part in a virtual meeting organised by the SAARC […]

Bangladesh among top 10 global producers in 13 sectors: livestock minister

Bangladesh among top 10 global producers in 13 sectors: livestock minister

Star Business Report Tue Jul 27, 2021 04:26 PM Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim was speaking at the inaugural session of a virtual discussion on expanding regional trade in livestock and livestock products in the SAARC region on July 27. Photo: Collected “> Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim was speaking at […]

At Kisan Sansad, Farmers Appoint Agriculture Minister, Who Then Quits

At Kisan Sansad, Farmers Appoint Agriculture Minister, Who Then Quits

The Kisan Sansad will continue till August 9 New Delhi: The second day of “Kisan Sansad” in Delhi’s Jantar Mantar saw a 37-year-old man acting as the agriculture minister, who subsequently resigned after failing to answer questions related to the farmers’ issues. Thousands of farmers have been seeking a repeal of the three farm laws […]

BTCL-GP agreement a historic milestone for digital Bangladesh: Telecom Minister Jabbar

Dhaka — An agreement has been signed between BTCL and Grameenphone to make the digital connection more dynamic and stronger across the country. Under the telecom services the agreement, Grameen Phone will share BTCL’s optical fiber connections and BTCL towers across the country. The agreement was signed on a virtual platform on Monday in the presence […]

New IT minister for decisive tech interventions in farming

New IT minister for decisive tech interventions in farming

Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) celebrated its 93rd foundation day virtually on 16th July, in which a digital platform to facilitate farmers to get ‘right information at right time’ in their desired language was launched. As part of the celebration, Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar and Union Minister of Electronics […]

Shamsul Alam, former member of Planning Commission, is sworn in as state minister

Shamsul Alam, former member of Planning Commission, is sworn in as state minister

President Md Abdul Hamid swore in Alam, who is poised to serve the Sheikh Hasina’s administration as state minister for planning, at the Bangabhaban on Sunday evening. A few ministers attended the oath-taking ceremony held low-key due to the coronavirus pandemic. Hasina did not join it. The ministers at the event included Liberation War Affairs […]

Shamsul Alam is tapped to become state minister for planning

Dr Shamsul Alam

Preparations are being made for his oath-taking ceremony at Bangabhaban on Sunday. “The cabinet secretary has called me and asked to prepare to be sworn in as the state minister for planning at 7 pm on Sunday,” Alam told bdnews24.com. He could not confirm if anyone else will be inducted into the cabinet alongside him. […]

Minister has no concern for farmers and their interests: United Kisan Morcha

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Delhi: The United Kisan Morcha, a farmers’ organisation that has been agitating against the Centre’s 3 agricultural laws for the past 7 months, told The Centre’s New Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shobha Karandlaje, “There is a need to update the farmers’ movement first before singing the old tune.” Last Saturday, the Kisan […]

Minister: No need to import cattle this year

Minister: No need to import cattle this year

Farm owners and local farmers have hinted that buyers may have to pay a higher price this year The country is unlikely to face any shortage of sacrificial animals during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha as there will be an adequate supply of locally-reared cattle to meet the demand despite Covid-19 pandemic, according to authorities. Fisheries and […]