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Mizanur Rahman
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Serving the Daily Observer  since March ’2014.



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Barind irrigation project to produce 3.6 lakh tonnes addl cropThe government has taken an initiative to produce 3.6 lakh tonnes of additional crop annually    by increasing irrigation facilities and its efficiency. The total cost of the project has been estimated at Tk 329 crore.Sources in the Planning Commission said the project will aim at increasing the irrigation area and irrigation efficiency by increasing the ...
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Govt to create digital profile of 1.62cr farmers for creating better outreach The government has taken an initiative to create digital profiles of 1. 62 crore farmers out of the country's 5 crore farmers and to give smart agriculture cards to 1.9 crore.The project will cost Tk 107.92 crore and once implemented, agricultural extension workers and experts will be able to communicate with 1.62 crore farmers, exchange ...
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Hike in food prices spiralling to dizzying heightsThe natural disasters like floods and Covid-19 pandemic and recent rise of fuel prices caused instability in the food market globally. The food price is rising at an unusual rate due to the pandemic in different countries and interruption in production, distribution and supply chain. Already prices of all kinds of food products have gone ...
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Jute development project now to get 4th time extensionThe cost of jute development project of Bangladesh Jute Research Institute (BJRI) is increasing again and the tenure of its implementation is also increasing by two years in the fourth round.  Remaining stalled the three-year project will take 13 years now as per the new time        extension. The project titled 'Basic and Applied Research on ...
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Matarbari power project cost to rise by 44 pc to Tk 51,754.06crThe cost of fast-track Matarbari power project is going to increase by about Tk 15,870 crore according to planning commission sources. It will increase in seven sectors. Eight years have passed since the project was first approved. Its physical implementation progress is 44.50 percent and financial progress reported at 47.76 percent. The sectors to see ...
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Breaking status quo most important challenge in business: Marico executiveSales Director of the Marico Bangladesh Limited Rashed Sarwar on Saturday told The Daily Observer in an exclusive interview that the most important lesson he had learned was how to challenge the status quo. "If you want to go beyond, you have to disturb peace." To do that, Rashed Sarwar had to learn how to ...
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Country received $840.7m FDI in July-September The foreign direct investment in the country has increased 9 percent in the first quarter in the current fiscal year (2021-2022). Economists and business leaders say the FDI is on the rise as the coronavirus situation improving slowly.According to Bangladesh Bank (BB) data, in the July-September period (the first quarter of the current fiscal 2021-22) ...
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Country received $840.7m FDI in July-September The foreign direct investment in the country has increased 9 percent in the first quarter in the current fiscal year (2021-2022). Economists and business leaders say the FDI is on the rise as the coronavirus situation improving slowly.According to Bangladesh Bank (BB) data, in the July-September period (the first quarter of the current fiscal 2021-22) ...
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UN Green Park in Ctg to turn into modern gardenThe government has taken an initiative to turn the 'United Nations Green Garden' at Panchlaish residential area in Chattogram city into a modern garden with all beautification facilities. The Ministry of Housing and Public Works has taken the project titled 'Establishment of UN Green Gardens with modern facilities'.Its cost has been estimated at Tk 12.12 ...
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Fuel price hike turns kitchen market unstableImpact of rise in fuel price has already started falling negatively in almost all the daily essentials.  People with limited incomes are struggling with the rising prices over the past week as their purchasing capacity has fallen.Vegetable traders said that truck owners increased fares due to shot up diesel price. As a result, transportation costs ...
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