Stay ready to tackle floods: PM

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked all quarters concerned to stay prepared to tackle floods, as water levels of the rivers are rising. “The water level in different areas, especially in the basins of the Jamuna and the Padma, is rising. That’s why directives have been given to remain alert,” Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam […]

This entrepreneur is ready to make her Silicon Valley-designed robots in Bangladesh

Rudmeela Nawsheen wants to manufacture robots in Bangladesh. Photo: Courtesy

Rudmeela Nawsheen wants to pioneer robot manufacturing in Bangladesh and revolutionise agriculture with a blockchain-based transparent supply chain 25 August, 2021, 10:15 am Last modified: 25 August, 2021, 02:18 pm Rudmeela Nawsheen wants to manufacture robots in Bangladesh. Photo: Courtesy “> Rudmeela Nawsheen wants to manufacture robots in Bangladesh. Photo: Courtesy As industries become more […]

Human over machine: India among most vulnerable nations, least ready for automation

Human over machine: India among most vulnerable nations, least ready for automation

New Delhi: India joins Bangladesh and Pakistan among the countries most vulnerable and least prepared for automation in the Asia-Pacific region with construction, agriculture and mining sectors being the most at-risk, a new report showed on Wednesday. In particular, India ranks fifth highest in terms of the impact from automation and ninth in terms of […]

India least ready for automation Autodesk’s new study

India automation, Asia-Pacific

The worlds most vulnerable and least prepared countries in the Asia-Pacific region list is being joined by India among Bangladesh and Pakistan; a new report showed on Wednesday. India ranks fifth highest in terms of automation and ninth in terms of its level of preparedness for this impact. The country faces a greater likelihood of […]

1.5 lac cattle ready for slaughter in Chapainawabganj, but will Covid-19 stand in the way?

1.5 lac cattle ready for slaughter in Chapainawabganj, but will Covid-19 stand in the way?

Livestock farmers in Chapainawabganj have entire herds of cattle they intend to sell for slaughter ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, despite being in the news recently for being crippled by COVID-19. Officials at the district Livestock Department said around 1.5 lac sacrificial animals are ready to be sacrificed in the district for Eid-ul-Azha. They are expecting to […]

RABI manager Sally Connor always ready with a smile and a helping hand

RABI manager Sally Connor always ready with a smile and a helping hand

THE fact that Sally Conner will be a familiar face to many readers is testament to her success in her role as the regional manager for RABI (the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution) in the North-East of England. She has been helping to raise awareness of the organisation and provide support for the farming community for […]

Cyclone Yaas: Rivers swell in Bagerhat, 344 cyclone centres ready

Water level has increased in different rivers of Bagerhat and has inundated low-lying areas due to strong winds and tide as severe cyclonic storm ‘Yaas’ is lying over northwest Bay and adjoining areas. Biswajit Vaidya, executive engineer of the Bagerhat Water Development Board, said the water level in various rivers has risen by 1.5 feet. […]

OP-ED: Ready to write the next chapter

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, and others rise for the national anthem as the 10-day celebrations commence PID What was the outcome of Bangladesh’s golden jubilee celebrations? The physical and virtual participation of world leaders in the 10-day program entitled “the Eternal Mujib” celebrating the birth centenary of Father of the […]

US ready to confront China

Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said that the United States was ready to confront China wherever necessary, calling Washington’s ties with the Asian power the “biggest geopolitical test” of the century. In his first major speech, Blinken promised that President Joe Biden’s administration will prioritize diplomacy over military action and build cooperation with the […]