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Formalin and Fish Trade in Bangladesh – Human and Environmental Risks

An increasing trend in Bangladeshi markets show imported fish represents a significant source of fish supply within the fish trade business (see Figure 1). A good percentage of the fresh fish supply within Bangladesh is imported from neighbouring countries, for example, about 80,000 kg of fish products enter Bangladeshi markets everyday through the Teknaf border […]

Praveen Swami As a grand finale to the victorious role played in the liberation of Bangladesh and to make their final withdrawal, the Indian Army held a farewell parade at the Dacca Stadium on March 12, 1972 where the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Mujibur Rehman, took the salute. Photo shows Sheikh Mujibur Rehman reviewing […]

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Jim Yong Kim to Be Named to World Bank Post

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By SUDEEP REDDY WASHINGTON—The Obama administration on Friday will nominate Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim to lead the World Bank, choosing a global-health expert to head the development institution. Dr. Kim, an American physician who was born in South Korea and raised in Iowa, is a surprise pick for a job that has usually […]

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By Nazmus Saquib As the annual Urs Sharif (religious gathering) is just two days away, massive preparations have been going on in and outside the Farmgate’s Kutubh Bagh Darbar Sharif in the city. Just like the previous years, this year too the ordeals of the common people remain the same as the showdown of Urs […]

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