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Emran Hossain

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    Economists, farmers decry Bangladesh’s rice import decision

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:57pm on November 30, 2020

    The government has started importing rice amid continued refusal of local millers to supply the staple despite legal obligation. The decision to import rice in...

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    Alien fish threatens Bangladesh aquatic ecology

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:08am on November 26, 2020

    A massive invasion of an alien fish in Bangladesh’s inland waters, including all major rivers, is threatening the aquatic ecology and freshwater fisheries. Known as...

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    Safe food remains a far cry in Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:42pm on November 20, 2020

    The institutionalisation of safe food eludes Bangladesh as the authorities concerned have failed to transform into actions plans laid out in the law book or...

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    BFSA circulates only bright pictures

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:13am on November 19, 2020

    The Bangladesh Food Safety Authority on Wednesday sent a press release to media, saying that its mobile court during a drive at an outlet of...

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    Gas supply fall hits consumers

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:02am on November 16, 2020

    Industrial and domestic consumers of piped natural gas have complained about a sudden drop in the gas pressure causing them sufferings and losses. The gas...

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    Rental power deal renewal continues

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:01am on November 15, 2020

    The Power Development Board has finalised the extension of its contract with yet another rental power plant, at Kumargaon in Sylhet, ignoring the call for...

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    BSTI hikes fat concentration limit in chips, crackers

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:18pm on November 13, 2020

    The Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution has recently revised its chips and crackers manufacturing standards allowing higher concentration of fat in the popular processed food...

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    Bangladesh faces increased cyclone dangers due to poor preparedness

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:13am on November 07, 2020

    The government has not yet been able to expand its cyclone preparedness programme to the northern and central districts that were badly affected by two...

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    Govt to double procurement from millers

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:11am on October 29, 2020

    The government on Wednesday announced that it would double its aman procurement from rice millers with the procurement scheduled to begin on November 15 at...

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    LPG prices soar despite low global rates

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:40pm on October 27, 2020

    Private companies in Bangladesh are once again increasing prices of bottled liquefied natural gas as its price on the global market rebounds from record lows....

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