Disappearing plants jeopardise a green future

Disappearing plants jeopardise a green future

But plants can be trickier to assess than animals, as botanists can’t follow a plant’s footprints across a savannah or listen for mating calls through a tangled forest. As a result, scientists have assessed the extinction risk of only about 15% of species. That means we’re often not sure what the world is losing until […]

Govt to boost trade benefits thru deals with other countries: Tipu

Govt to boost trade benefits thru deals with other countries: Tipu

Commerce minister Tipu Munshi. — File photo. Commerce minister Tipu Munshi on Thursday said that the government was trying to increase benefits by signing agreements, like free trade agreement or preferential trade agreement, with various countries to move ahead in competitive trade after least-developed country graduation. ‘Bangladesh signed the first PTA with Bhutan, which came […]

Female fans feel safe at Qatar World Cup thanks to reduced alcohol consumption

Published: December 07, 2022 14:29:30 | Updated: December 07, 2022 15:48:04 Many supporters were up in arms at the idea of the World Cup taking place in a conservative country like Qatar where the sale of alcohol is highly restricted, but for some female fans it has led to a safer experience at the tournament. […]

Will the Tamil parties’ talks with the Lankan President bear fruit?

By P.K.Balachandran Colombo, December 7 (Daily Mirror): Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe will be meeting the Tamil parties of the Northern and Eastern Provinces on December 11 to find a solution to the longstanding Tamil issue. But the chances of a solution emerging look extremely dim given the fact that the gulf between the government […]

Thousands of Bangladeshi fans cheer Brazil win | SuperSport

Thousands of Bangladeshi fans cheer Brazil win | SuperSport

Bangladeshi fans © Getty Images Thousands of Bangladeshi fans of Brazil’s football team cheered and blared vuvuzelas in Dhaka on Tuesday to celebrate the Latin American giant’s victory against South Korea in the World Cup. Hundreds wore yellow and blue jerseys, the team’s home and away colours, and braved a wintry night to join a […]

EU agrees law preventing import of goods linked to deforestation

EU agrees law preventing import of goods linked to deforestation

The European Union agreed on Tuesday on a new law to prevent companies from selling into the EU market soy, beef, coffee and other commodities linked to deforestation around the world. The law will require companies to produce a due diligence statement proving that their supply chains are not contributing to the destruction of forests […]

Asian Pear (1Kg)

Asian Pear (1Kg)

M/S Four Star Fruit Store. Noakhali, Bangladesh … Pears fruit is packed with health benefiting nutrients such as dietary fiber, anti-oxidants, … Source link

Thousands of Bangladeshi fans cheer Brazil win

Thousands of Bangladeshi fans cheer Brazil win

Thousands of Bangladeshi fans of Brazil’s football team cheered and blared vuvuzelas in Dhaka Tuesday to celebrate the Latin American giant’s victory against South Korea in the World Cup. Hundreds wore yellow and blue jerseys, the team’s home and away colours, and braved a wintry night to join a massive crowd watching the early morning […]

Non-contextual dev affects CHT lives, nature: discussion

Non-contextual dev affects CHT lives, nature: discussion

Kapaeeng Foundation, Manusher Jonno Foundation, Association for Land Reform and Development, and Bangladesh Adivasi Forum jointly organised a discussion a discussion titled ‘CHT Accord’s 25 Years: Sustainable Development, Crisis, and Opportunities’ at The Daily Star Centre in Dhaka, on Monday. – New Age photo. Rights activists, researchers, and politicians opined on Monday that non-contextual development […]