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Why farmers in Bangladesh waste 800 liters of water to produce 1 kg of paddy

Dhaka, Jan. 12 -- Farmers across the country are misusing some 800 liters of water in producing each kilogram of paddy. Even though it is possible to produce 1 kg of paddy using 2,500 liters of water,... Read More


COP24: Bangladesh seeks implementation of Paris Agreement

Bangladesh, Dec. 11 -- Katowice (Poland), Dec 11 (UNB) - Bangladesh and a number of other nations affected by climate change have called for the formation of a guideline to implement the Paris Agreeme... Read More


Move underway to launch Dhaka-Cox's Bazar deluxe trains to lure tourists

Dhaka, Nov. 18 -- The government has taken an initiative to launch a luxurious tourist train service from Dhaka to Cox's Bazar via Chattogram upon installation of new railway tracks from Dohajari to C... Read More


Gender-friendly sanitation in schools still a far cry

Dhaka, Oct. 21 -- Although the government in 2015 ordered all the educational institutions to ensure gender-friendly sanitation facilities, separate toilets for girls and plastic containers nearby sti... Read More


Govt reduces charge of MNP service to Tk 57.50

Dhaka, Oct. 18 -- The government has reduced the cost of Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service that enables the customers to switch to different operators without changing their existing mobile phon... Read More