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Mizanur Rahman
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Serving the Daily Observer  since March ’2014.



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Tk 679,350 budget for next FY proposedIn order to revitalize the country's economy after the coronavirus crisis, the budget for the upcoming fiscal year 2022-2023 is being proposed focusing on education, health, agriculture and social security sectors.Initially a budget proposal of Tk 6, 79,350 crore has been prepared for the next financial year. This is 15.38 percent of the gross domestic ...
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IT training, incubation centres to be set up in 14 districtsThe government is going to set up a network of IT training and incubation    centres in 14 districts to create high tech manpower to meet enhanced demand for economic activities in the post transition period. The IT centres will be set up under the auspices of Bangladesh High-Tech Park Authority.  As part of this programme ...
Eid Shopping
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Fake currency makers spin money while detection devices still in planning phaseFake currency makers are active again across the country ahead of Eid. More than 30 gangs, each consisting 10-12 members, are engaged in the crime currently, among which, 15 are based in Dhaka alone.According to Bangladesh Bank, forged note traders have become desperate throughout the country. Foreigners have joined the domestic syndicates. But they are ...
Many factories yet to pay workers\' wages
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Fear of labour unrest in RMG sector before EidMany factories yet to pay workers' wagesThe people fear protests regarding wages and bonuses from garment workers of around 200 garments in Ashulia, Savar and Tongi including capital in the upcoming Eid-ul Fitr.This time before Eid, the ready-made garment factories have been closely monitored with the salaries and bonuses of about 300 factories. According to ...
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Rural academy named after PM's grandfather to be set up in JessoreA Rural Development Academy will be set up in Jessore commemorating the name of Sheikh Zahurul Haque, father of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa and grandfather of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. For this, a project titled "Establishment of Sheikh Zahurul Haque Rural Development Academy, Jessore' has been proposed to the Planning Commission.The total cost of the project ...
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RMG export grew by 33.81pc to $ 31.42b in July-March The readymade garment exports grew by 33.81 per cent in the first eight months (July- March) of the current fiscal 2021-22, as per information released by Export Promotion Bureau (EPB) on Wednesday. During the period, total RMG export stood at US$ 31.42 billion, up from US$ 23.48 billion in the same period of FY2020-21. In ...
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Prices of sugar, powder milk, ginger go up In the second week of holy Ramadan, the prices of some items including sugar, powder milk and ginger have gone up in the market. However, prices of onions, garlic, broiler chickens, farm eggs and other daily necessities have come down slightly. A search of several retail markets in the capital, including Rampura, Malibagh, Shantinagar, Segunbagicha ...
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Apparel sector turning around with export ordersThe export order of readymade garments in Bangladesh is increasing. Small and large or sub-contract factories are busy day and night. Some factories are producing in two shifts under work pressure.Meanwhile, China is dominating readymade garment exports. The status of a major exporting country has long been held by the country. China is also ahead ...
Eid-ul-Fitr, Pahela Baishakh Festivals
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Shopping spree bodes well for Covid-trapped traders Two years after the outbreak of the coronavirus infection, people from all walks of life are preparing to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr amid all pandemic restrictions lifted.Earlier, on April 14, the Bengali festival 'Pahela Baishakh' will be celebrated all over the country.Besides, sales of punjabi, sari, lungi, salwar kameez, lehenga, shoes, sandals and jewellery, furniture, fridge, television ...
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Dairy farms in 50 upazilas on cards to overcome milk deficiency The government has taken initiative to set up modern dairy farms in country's      50 upazilas of 36 districts in eight divisions. It plans to produce 4.5 lakh liters of milk per day to overcome milk deficiency.The Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives has undertaken a development project for this purpose at a cost ...
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