Maize Exports Jump Nearly Six Fold In Last Three Years: Centre

Maize Exports Jump Nearly Six Fold In Last Three Years: Centre

The ministry said that neighbouring countries like Bangladesh and Nepal are the major importers of maize from India. Bangladesh has imported maize worth USD 345.5 million in the current fiscal (April-January), while Nepal has imported maize worth USD 132.16 million during this period The export of maize has touched USD 816.31 million in the first […]

Russia lifts ban on Bangladeshi potatoes after seven years

Russia lifts ban on Bangladeshi potatoes after seven years

Russia lifts ban on Bangladesh’s potato exports, now expressing eagerness to import the vegetable. Bangladesh can now export potatoes to Russia as the country has lifted the ban recently, says the embassy of Russia-the European country now at war with neighboring Ukraine. “The Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance of the Russian Federation (Rosselkhoznadzor) […]

Study: Europe’s droughts since 2015 worst in 2,000 years

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Samples from 2015 to 2018 showed drought conditions that far exceeded anything in two thousand years AFP The researchers said that this cluster of abnormally dry summers was likely caused by human-driven climate warming and changes to the circulation of the jet stream Recent summer droughts in Europe were the most severe the region has […]

This bird wasn’t seen for 170 years. Then it appeared in an Indonesian forest

In an undated image provided by M. Suranto, the black-browed babbler of Borneo. For the first time in 170 years, researchers reported last week that a black-browed babbler has been found in Indonesia.(M. Suranto via The New York Times)

“When we actually got confirmation of the identification, I did a little prayer and bowed down to celebrate,” said Panji Gusti Akbar, an ornithologist and lead author of the paper describing the new species. “I felt excitement, disbelief and a lot of happiness.” Ornithologists first described black-browed babblers around 1850 after the collection of the […]

Sundarbans saw 31 fires in 19 years

Fire fighters along with the local people extinguishing fire in the Sundarbans on Monday afternoon Dhaka Tribune 90 acres of the mangrove forest burnt About 90 acres of forest land has been burnt in 31 fire incidents in the last 19 years in the Sundarbans, according to the Forest Department.  On Monday, a fire broke […]