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    Tannery workers undergo poor housing, healthcare facilities

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    Workers at tannery industrial estate in Savar face severe housing, healthcare and transportation crisis as the workers were left out of the relocation agreement of...

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    Dumping tannery wastes in Dhaleswari continues

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on April 04, 2019

    Tannery factories at Hemayetpur, Savar, on the outskirts of the capital, are still dumping untreated wastes in the Dhaleswari River.Shahanaz Begum, who lives at Jhauchar,...

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    Savar tannery worker dies from burn injury

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:00pm on October 08, 2018

    A tannery worker of Savar, on the outskirts of the capital, succumbed to his burn injury at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital burn...

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    Govt to set up 2 more leather industrial estates

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 10, 2018

    The government is going to establish two more leather industrial estates in Chittagong and Rajshahi to utilise the untapped potential of leather and leather goods...

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    Tannery workers' minimum wages not implemented

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:10am on September 08, 2018

    Labour leaders said Wednesday that not a single tannery factory owner implemented the new wage structure for their workers though the government announced it six...

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    Hazaribagh continues to be polluted by rawhide wastes

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:09am on August 29, 2018

    Rawhide wastes continue to pollute the densely populated Hazaribagh area in the capital. The problem persists as tanners were using their abandoned factories to store...

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    Crisis over rawhide to be over soon: Tofail

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:45pm on August 26, 2018

    Commerce minister Tofail Ahmed on Sunday said the crisis over the sale of rawhide of sacrificial animals will be over soon as the government has...

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    Tanners to complete rawhide purchase by next week

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:22pm on August 26, 2018

    Claiming that misleading information is being spread over the prices of sacrificial animal rawhides, tanners have said they will complete the rawhide purchase by...

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    Policy needed to save leather industry, help seasonal traders

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 26, 2018

    Trade in rawhides has remained unstable as people are forced to sell very cheaply rawhides of sacrificial animals at Eid-ul-Adha as the government set lower...

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    Pollution to increase from Tannery Park after Eid

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:59pm on August 20, 2018

    Pollution from the Tannery Industrial Park, still under construction at Savar, would increase after Eid-ul-Azha. A half of annual rawhide collection for processing takes place...