Key UN climate science talks open amid floods, fires

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Flames are seen on the side of highway after a bushfire broke out, near St George, Arizona on July 12, 2021 Reuters Scientists have calculated that greenhouse gas emissions must decline 50% by 2030, and be phased out entirely by 2050 to stay within range of 1.5°C Nearly 200 nations start online negotiations on Monday […]

Zimbabwe: Cottco to Open All Six Ginneries

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Business Reporter The Government has directed The Cotton Company of Zimbabwe (Cottco) to open all six of its ginneries across the country to address the shortage of wool packs bedevilling the cotton industry. Four more toll ginning facilities in various parts of the country are also expected to be opened to receive cotton from farmers […]

Cottco to open all six ginneries

Cottco to open all six ginneries

The Herald Conrad MupesaBusiness ReporterThe Government has directed The Cotton Company of Zimbabwe (Cottco) to open all six of its ginneries across the country to address the shortage of wool packs bedevilling the cotton industry. Four more toll ginning facilities in various parts of the country are also expected to be opened to receive cotton […]

‘Keep agro-processing units open during next lockdown’

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

The country’s agro-processors yesterday urged the government to allow their factories to remain open during the 14-day countrywide lockdown starting from July 23. Members of the Bangladesh Agro-Processors’ Association (BAPA) are involved in the production, marketing and export of a wide range of essential food items, including rice, pulses, flour, flattened and puffed rice, noodles, […]

Cattle markets open in Dhaka amid low arrival, high prices

Cattle markets open in Dhaka amid low arrival, high prices

This photo shows a portion of Bhulta cattle market in Narayanganj on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune Cattle-laden trucks were also seen waiting to unload cows coming from different districts in front of the cattle markets Amid the Covid-induced lockdown, traders from across the country have started arriving in the capital’s limited […]

PM Hasina to open V20 Finance Summit Thursday

File photo: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addresses while launching the newly constructed 14-storey Dak Bhaban, the administrative headquarters of the Directorate of Posts, in Dhaka’s Agargaon area, virtually from Ganabhaban on Thursday, May 27, 2021 PID At present, the Vulnerable 20 membership extends to 48 countries Bangladesh will host the first-ever virtual V20 Climate Vulnerables […]

PM to open V20 Finance Summit Thursday

 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, currently the Chair of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), will open the V20 Climate Vulnerables Finance Summit virtually on Thursday.  Heads of state and government, G20 and major International Financial Institutions, including Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres will join the summit scheduled to be held from 7.30-9.50pm. Finance […]

PM to open V20 Finance Summit Thursday

PM to open V20 Finance Summit Thursday

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, currently the Chair of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), will open the V20 Climate Vulnerables Finance Summit virtually on Thursday.  Heads of state and government, G20 and major International Financial Institutions, including Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres will join the summit scheduled to be held from 7.30-9.50pm. Read: […]

Bill to open up to sympathetic Bangladeshi online media instead of Oprah

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

“She forced me to take weeklong vacations with an ex-girlfriend. She forced me to spend days on the beach with my ex.” These are the first words we get from a snippet of an exclusive interview that a billionaire recluse gave to renowned Bangladeshi online media Awakening24bd.com.  For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s […]

Ministries, divs partially open

Protect smallholding farmers to build decent Bangladesh: experts

A handful of officials and employees are now attending offices at the Bangladesh Secretariat to support emergency services under various ministries and divisions during the ongoing restrictions on public movement and overall activities aimed at containing the worsening Covid situation. The ministries of health, home affairs, information, food, relief, power and energy, civil aviation, shipping, […]