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This high yielding China-origin variety of orange has seen successful cultivation at Agriculture Research Station in Khagrachhari Sadar upazila, thanks to the initiative of five researchers of Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute.Photo: STARKafil Mahmud, Khagrachhari A newly introduced high-yielding variety of orange has seen successful cultivation in the district, following research by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute […]

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Hit by hartal, top business body urges opposition The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) yesterday urged the BNP-led alliance to withdraw the eight-hour hartal called for today and proposed holding dialogues to resolve political issues. “Please find alternatives [to hartal] to carry out your political movement. Do not call hartal for […]

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L-R: A man carries a solar panel to install it at a rural home. People install a solar panel, which is a great source of power in off-grid areas. Photo: Grameen ShaktiStar Business Desk Grameen Shakti (GS) has reached the landmark of the installation of one million solar home systems in the country’s rural areas […]

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A high-level meeting will be held on Sunday to decide the fate of pre-shipment inspection (PSI) as its timeframe expires at the end of this month. Chairman of the National Board of Revenue Md Ghulam Hussain called the meeting to discuss the matter with all the customs commissioners. Contacted, a customs commissioner said they will […]

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DCCI conference stresses efforts from all sectors Asif Ibrahim, second from right, outgoing president of Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI); speaks at the conclusion of a conference on “Positioning Bangladesh: branding for business” at Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka yesterday. AKM Fahim Mashroor, president of BASIS; MA Sabur Khan, newly elected president of DCCI; […]

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A mobile court in Chittagong yesterday fined Lucky Enterprise and Bismillah Marine Store on Batali Road in Chittagong for refilling and selling fire extinguishers without proper approval. A mobile court in Chittagong yesterday fined two makers of fire extinguisher and equipment Tk 1.05 lakh each for refilling and selling the devices without getting proper approval […]

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Mozena advises Bangladesh to fix workplace safety problems to obtain duty-free privileges from US Star Business Report US Ambassador Dan Mozena yesterday advised Bangladesh to fix workplace safety and labour rights problems immediately — to obtain duty-free privileges from his country. The Tazreen fire that killed more than 100 workers was a call to action, […]

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US Secretary of Labour Hilda L Solis on Friday assured that her department was ready to help Bangladesh with technical assistance and expertise in the readymade garment sector. “The US Department of Labor stands ready to help, with technical assistance and expertise, to work with the government of Bangladesh to ensure that this horrific tragedy […]

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Cuts ties US global retailer Walmart yesterday said Tazreen Fashions, the garment factory where a fire killed at least 111 people, had been making clothes for the reta Buy cialis lowest price iler without its knowledge. But the website of Tuba Group, a major Bangladeshi garment exporter that owns Tazreen Fashions, shows Walmart on the […]

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A Dhaka Court on Tuesday ordered the Anti-Corruption Commission to confiscate all the movable and immovable properties of Destiny Group. Destiny Group Chairman Mohammad Rafiqul Amin, his wife Farah Diba, Destiny 2000 Limited Chairman Mohammad Hossain and all the associate organisation of group including its Tree Plantation Project will come under the order. Judge Mohammad […]

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Clean sweep for govt-backed panel Standard Bank Ltd Chairman Kazi Akramuddin Ahmed-led panel recorded a landslide victory at the biennial election of the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) early Sunday, grabbing 20 posts out of 30. The government-backed panel claimed 11 posts out of 15 from the chamber group and nine […]

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Police man the front of a Walmart store amid heightened security in Paramount, California, on Friday.Photo: AFPAfp, Secaucus, New Jersey Walmart workers hailed their wage protest Saturday, saying their walkout on ‘Black Friday’ had shown the world’s largest retailer their determination to fight against all odds. Hundreds of protesters targeted Walmart stores across the United […]

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