Indian govt ready to put controversial farm laws on hold

Experts suggest forming Agricultural Price Commission to protect farmers’ interests

Published: January 21, 2021 13:51:13 | Updated: January 21, 2021 17:02:54 India’s government has offered to put three controversial farm laws, that have sparked major protests, on hold for 18 months. Farmers have been camped at Delhi’s borders since 26 November to protest against these laws that will further open up agriculture to the free […]

Bangladesh seeks five years to get ready for graduation to developing nation

Bangladesh seeks five years to get ready for graduation to developing nation

It floated the proposal at a virtual expert group meeting with the United Nations Committee for Development Policy in Dhaka on Tuesday. Zuena Aziz, the principal coordinator of Sustainable Development Goal or SDG affairs at the Prime Minister’s Office, headed the Bangladesh delegation in the meeting.   The meeting was part of preparations for the tri-annual […]

Gadkhali, Panisara flower villages ready with flowers for national events

Guava farming brings smile to Rajshahi people

OUR CORRESPONDENT, BENAPOLE | Published: December 14, 2020 12:16:46 | Updated: December 14, 2020 12:28:45 Gadakhali and Panisara flower growers in Jashore’s Jhikargachha are ready with their produce as national events such as the Victory Day, 16 December, are now around the corner. On the occasion of the Victory Day, New Year (English), Mother Language […]

After fires, Australia gets ready for floods

A boat passes under the Sydney Harbour Bridge and in front of the Sydney Opera House as strong winds and heavy rain hit the city of Sydney, Australia, November 28, 2018 Reuters Scientists attribute the erratic weather in the early Australian summer to a La Nina pattern Just days after bushfires threatened an Australian World […]