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The Financial Express

Jute diversification in limbo

Diversified jute products from Bangladesh have had enormous potential in...

Mechanisation of agriculture and farm productivity

No doubt, a silent revolution has taken place in the...

Of pandemic-time volunteerism

The fear of being infected by the Covid-19 virus allegedly...

Lockdown: Which way to go?

The coronavirus, after a lull, has made a comeback in...

China: The rise of a trade titan

China is perhaps one of the most unprecedented stories of...

Ensuring farmer's just share of the fruits of their toil

The World Food Programme's (WFP's) latest prediction is dire: 265...

Perils of vaccine nationalism

As the richer nations engage in vaccine nationalism, many poorer...

TCB's capacity for stalling price spiral

For months price spiral of food products, especially kitchen products,...

Surviving in dignity during crises

In the panic-dominant present global realities, the Irish poet WB...

The dilemma of budget-making

The job of budget-making is difficult in a country like...

A future with high public debt: Low-for-long is not low forever

Many countries are experiencing a combination of high public debt...

Helping the child learners recover their loss 

With the second wave of the pandemic looking more ominous...

Lessons from the Solar Home Programme

Access to clean and fresh energy is essential for according...

Finding a way out to avoid potato glut

The country now produces close to 11 million tonnes of...

Quo Vadis, the capital Dhaka?

Notwithstanding the heritage lovers' taking pride in Dhaka's 400 years...

New LPG price does satisfy none  

The energy regulator---Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC)---on April 12 last,...

Checking Bangladesh's fast-shrinking farmland

There is a need for working out an effective strategy...

Bangladesh's diplomacy, as it ought to be

In this fiftieth year of the declaration of Bangladesh's independence,...

Cruellest month or mind!

When TS Eliot wrote, 'April is the cruellest month, breeding/...

Boro procurement --- crucial for food security

In what has been termed a policy shift, the government...

Palestine: Trump ghost blurs Biden bid

US President Donald Trump has left the world scenario, leaving...

When laxity reigns supreme

It will be improper to say the virus is back....

How Bangladesh can emerge as a strong business hub

Bangladesh is now facing a few major challenges in steering...