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Training for industrial management staff

Skill development often figures as integral to raising productivity and, indeed for obvious reasons, in bulk production lines such as in textile, leather and footwear manufacturing. However, what is no less important is the efficiency and competence of industrial mangers who being at the centre of all activities are required...

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Is coronavirus on its way out?

With the rate of Covid-19 infection plummeting below 5.0 per cent in the country, the general notion is that the virus is on its way out. But the latest surge ---although not alarming --- in many of the European countries including Britain and Germany and the World Health Organisation (WHO)...

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Roars that prove hollow in the end

Very often, the top notches of major local government entities come out roaring in the matters of taking actions against the people encroaching on roads, pavements and canals or operating battery-run rickshaws. Unfortunately, in most cases, their roars soon turn into whimpers that also gradually fade away. Take the case...

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Regulatory body for e-commerce

To monitor the activities of the country's e-commerce sector, there will be a separate regulatory body. The commerce minister announced this. He also said that a detailed e-commerce law will also be there. The law will help address irregularities in the sector. So far, there is no dedicated regulatory body...

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Increase the use of bio-pesticides

In Bangladesh, farmers are mostly dependent on chemical pesticides. The use of these pesticides in farming fields is extensive in some cases. This is always harmful to soil, human health, crops and the environment. To reduce the use of chemical pesticides, bio-pesticides are a better alternative. So, promoting bio-rational pest...

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Benefits of walkability

In the good cities of the world, walkability is a major advantage. In Dhaka, it is almost absent. Footpaths and pavements are mostly occupied by makeshift vendors and street hawkers. In some places, footpaths are broken. Footpaths also become parking spots for motorcycles. Obstructions such as garbage dumps and potholes...

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