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    BJRI, CVASU sequence coronavirus genome

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:36am on May 22, 2020

    Bangladesh Jute Research Institute and Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University have jointly sequenced the complete genome of a SARS-CoV-2 sample from Bangladesh....

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    India plans to slap countervailing duty on Bangladesh jute goods

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 09:19pm on May 14, 2020

    India has initiated an anti-subsidy investigation for imposition of countervailing duty (CVD) on imports of jute products, including jute sacking bags, jute sacking cloth and...

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    Wages remain outstanding in nearly 1500 factories across country

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:40am on April 19, 2020

    The Department of Inspection for Factories and Establishments has listed a total of 370 industrial units, including apparel factories and jute mills, across the country...

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    Akij Jute Mills awarded best jute yarn exporter

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:27am on March 11, 2020

    Akij Jute Mills Limited was awarded the best jute yarn exporter for their outstanding contribution to jute yarn production and quality jute products export. Using...

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    Job for proxy workers in jute mills demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:13am on March 07, 2020

    Labour leaders on Friday demanded that the government must arrange jobs for the proxy workers at the state run jute mills to keep up the...

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    Northern Jute shuts production

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:04pm on February 23, 2020

    Northern Jute Manufacturing Company Limited has shut down its mill for an indefinite period as the Bangladesh Bank froze all of its bank accounts over...

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    Rezaul reelected SCB chairman

    Business Desk | Updated at 11:41pm on January 25, 2020

    SN Jute International proprietor Md Rezaul Karim has been re-elected as the chairman of the Shippers’ Council of Bangladesh for 2020-2021, said a press release....

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    UN adopts resolution on natural fibres like jute

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2019

    Bangladesh’s resolution entitled ‘Natural Plant Fibres and Sustainable Development’ has been adopted by consensus in the plenary of the second committee of the 74th session...

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    Ministry seeks more cash incentive for export-oriented jute goods

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 10, 2019

    The textiles and jute ministry has urged the finance ministry to increase by five percentage points the cash incentive for the export-oriented jute and jute...

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    Jute cultivation declines in Lalmonirhat

    Rezaul Karim Manik . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 01:08am on October 09, 2019

    Jute cultivation in Lalmonirhat decreased to 30 per cent in the past two decades as low profitability of the cash crop discourages farmers. Jute was...