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    Govt wants to make jute packaging must for cement

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on August 22, 2017

    The textiles and jute ministry has taken a move to make the use of jute bag compulsory in packaging cement under the mandatory jute packaging...

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    Govt takes back eight jute mills

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 07:56pm on July 27, 2017

    The government has taken back eight jute and textile mills from private sector for violating the major conditions set out during handing over the state-owned...

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    Govt takes back 7 privatised jute, textile mills for violating T&C

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:04pm on July 17, 2017

    The textiles and jute ministry has taken back seven privatised textiles and jute mills due to ‘violation’ of terms and conditions of privatisation by the...

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    Just 100 companies responsible for 71pc of global emissions: study

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:16am on July 12, 2017

    Just 100 companies have been the source of more than 70 per cent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions since 1988, according to a new...

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    Jute goods exports to India fall by 50pc in Jan-June

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:01pm on July 11, 2017

    Exports of jute goods from Bangladesh to India almost halved in 2nd half of the just concluded financial year 2016-17 compared to the same period...

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    Jute fibre has bright future in global market : diplomats

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:36am on July 11, 2017

    Foreign diplomats in Bangladesh said on Monday that there were numerous opportunities to transform jute fibre into diversified export products and expand its market globally...

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    Yellow mosaic virus attacks jute crop

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:00am on July 01, 2017

    Standing jute crops in several areas in the Kishoreganj district came under sporadic yellow mosaic virus attack, farmers and Department of Agricultural Extension officials told...

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    Jute goods export to India drops due to anti-dumping duty

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:21pm on June 14, 2017

    Textiles and jute minister Emaz Uddin Pramanik on Wednesday told parliament that export of jute goods to India have been affected after New Delhi imposed...

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    7 Khulna jute mills workers call 5-day demo

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 12:58am on June 08, 2017

    The workers of seven jute mills of the district called a five-day demonstration on Wednesday to press home their four-point demands including payment of dues,...

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    Jute curves niche to revitalise Tokyo greenery

    Shakhawat Hossain . back from Japan | Updated at 12:48am on May 22, 2017

    Jute hessian originated in Bangladesh has curved a niche for revitalising Tokyo’s greenery as it is used widely for transplantation of big and old trees...