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Bad diet cut off, child rearing stop

The capital’s poor are reducing their food consumption, in addition to other essential expenses, to cope with soaring commodity prices. Some have stopped educating their children as they need more paid members to survive on limited income amid the hardships they started going through since the Covid pandemic hit. Those earning between Tk 5,500 and […]

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40% of people in Asia-Pacific cannot afford a healthy diet

Around 40% of the population living in Asia and the Pacific cannot afford a healthy diet, and in some regions the fight against hunger has seen setbacks rather than gains during the Covid-19 pandemic. Ahead of a four-day FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC) that Dhaka is hosting for the first time […]

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Thai Airways launches Air Travel Bubble flights to four cities in India

(07 March 2022, 12:08 +07) Thai Airways has started direct flights to and from four cities in India. The resumption of passenger services to India follows the Thai government’s approval of an air travel bubble between Thailand and India. Thai Airways will operate Air Travel Bubble flights as follows: Thai Airways Airbus A350 reg: HS-THE. […]

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From food security to food security

NILRATAN HALDER | Published: Mar 03, 2022 10:26:08 p.m. Concluded last Wednesday, March 2, the sixth edition of the three-day National Vegetable Fair adopted a most appropriate slogan, “Nirapad shabji chas, shyastha pushti baro mas (safe vegetable growing, healthy eating throughout the year). Indeed, the country has achieved the unique feat of growing vegetables seven […]

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Bangladesh elected head of UN World Food Program board

Shameem Ahsan, Ambassador of Bangladesh to Italy and also Permanent Representative of Bangladesh to FAO, IFAD and WFP For the first time, Bangladesh was elected chairman of the board of directors of the United Nations World Food Programme. The 36-member executive board of the world’s largest Rome-based humanitarian organization unanimously elected Bangladesh chairman of the […]

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Gemini Sea Food plans to expand into local market

After consolidating its presence in the international frozen food industry, Gemini Sea Food now plans to expand its activities in the local market by raising funds from stock market investors. The frozen food maker unveiled its plan in a recent regulatory filing. To meet the growing demand for shrimp in the global market, it also […]

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ELEVATE CREDIT, INC. Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations (Form 10-K)

The following Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations (“MD&A”) is intended to help the reader understand our business, our results of operations and our financial condition. The MD&A is provided as a supplement to, and should be read in conjunction with our consolidated financial statements and the related notes and […]

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Travel formalities to be completed due to the Covid-19 pandemic to attend the FIFA World Cup

Qatar 2022 will be the first-ever mass international sporting event since the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic (Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics had spectator restrictions). Thus, special procedures for organizers and accompanying persons will be necessary to avoid a catastrophic scenario of the spread of the virus. FIFA World Cup has been a commercial success so […]

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Can the seafood supply chain hold up as demand increases?

With the seafood sector looking well positioned for growth, can the supply chain hold up as demand increases? food institute takes a closer look at some of the recent developments in the category. Implications for the supply chain as demand grows Fresh and frozen seafood revenues have been growing over the past year and Allied […]

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Asia-Pacific: only 5% of the region’s population owns 70% of its total wealth

Asia-Pacific, Featured, Food and Agriculture, Featured, Poverty and SDGs, TerraViva United Nations Poverty and the SDGs Credit: Amantha Perera/IPS MADRID, Jan 18, 2022 (IPS) – The Asia-Pacific region is experiencing growing inequality while recording impressive economic growth and poverty reduction. These strong inequalities persist in the region, with almost 2 out of 4 people still […]

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Judge denies man’s travel request awaiting trial | Local News

CORUNNA — Thirty-fifth Circuit Court Judge Matthew Stewart has denied a request by a West Bloomfield man currently on bail on multiple felony charges to allow him to travel to Bangladesh. Lawyers for Sayem Chowdhury, 29, had filed a circuit court petition to allow their client to travel to Bangladesh for up to 60 days […]

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Impact of Covid-19 on vaccination, food consumption, maternal and child health

Debapriya Bhattacharya, Towfiqul Islam Khan, Fabiha Bushra Khan and Faria Tahmeen Momo | Posted: Jan. 10, 2022, 9:03 p.m. Bangladesh has made tremendous progress in food security and nutrition, maternal and child mortality rates, and other socio-economic indicators over the past decades. However, the Covid-19 pandemic has not only ravaged the economy in Bangladesh, but […]

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India’s Omicron surge hits Benapole land port

The number of passport-holding passengers traveling to and from India via the land port of Benapole has declined dramatically for a variety of reasons, including strict precautionary measures taken to contain the spread of the new variant of the Omicron coronavirus. . Bangladeshi passengers said an alarming spike in Covid cases in the neighboring country, […]

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The pandemic has left millions of people in Asia fighting for food

Swift action by governments is needed to feed people during the pandemic – Photo: ADB By Manisha Pradhananga, Matteo Lanzafame, Irfan A. Qureshi ADB.ORG: COVID-19 has had broad impacts on food security in Asia. Policy makers must react quickly and aggressively to these challenges to avoid the long-term damage of this emerging crisis. The pandemic […]

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Fakirhat becomes the first upazila to strike 100% of the eligible population

Fakirhat, in Bagerhat district, overtook 494 other upazilas in the country to become the first where 100 percent of its eligible population received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine – a remarkable achievement at a time when countries around the world are struggling to convince people to get vaccinated against Covid. Fakirhat on […]

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India launches air travel bubble with Saudi Arabia, flights to start from New Years

New Delhi: In a major relief for international travelers, who are planning to visit Saudi Arabia, the Indian government recently announced that it has signed the air bubble flight agreement with the Gulf country, and direct flights between both countries will start soon. Scroll down for more details.Also Read – International Flights: Israel Lifts Travel […]

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The two demographic megatrends that will shape the next decade

It’s shopping time. Many people, especially in the northern hemisphere, participated in Black Friday and Cyber ​​Monday in preparation for Christmas. For many, the 2021 shopping experience also reflects a return to normalcy in a time of endless waves of COVID-19 infections and lockdowns. Many department stores are located in cities, reflecting two megatrends that […]

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Institutional failure causes high food inflation: CPD

A file photo shows bags of rice at a grocery store in the Kaptan Bazar kitchen market in the capital, Dhaka. Institutional weaknesses in pre-estimating the real demand for rice and non-rice products are responsible for the strong food inflation crisis in the local market since the start of the Covid pandemic, according to a […]

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State-level travel restrictions as cases increase

With the increase in Omicron cases across India, a new wave of fear and restrictions is emerging around the world. India, which has experienced a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, has also announced travel restrictions in its several states. State governments have announced covid guidelines for travelers from “at-risk” countries in an attempt to […]

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Latest travel information and tips for India – Forbes Advisor INDIA

The Indian government has made it easier for passengers to return to India by expanding air transport agreements to 33 countries, the latest country to be added being Australia. However, strict Covid-19 restrictions are in place to ensure safety given the global increase in cases linked to the new variant of the coronavirus, omicron, and […]

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Ticket price: Umrah pilgrims want travel agencies punished for charging extra

Pilgrims keeping a social distance perform their Umrah in the Grand Mosque during the annual Haj pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia on Saturday, July 17, 2021 Reuters Umrah pilgrims currently pay an additional 11,000 Tk for each ticket The Bangladesh Pilgrim and Haji Welfare Council has called on the government to […]

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Disturbing delay in the population census

THE Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, as evidenced by the delay in the process of purchasing electronic tablets, will not be able to meet its deadline to complete the 2021 National Population and Housing Census. Last week, the BBS submitted a proposal for the third time to the Cabinet Committee on Government Procurement seeking approval for […]

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Remittances plummet as travel picks up

KARACHI: Remittances sent home by Pakistanis from overseas fell 6.6% month-on-month to $ 2.4 billion in November 2021 due to the lifting of travel restrictions and some stimulus of the Hundi / Hawala system. According to data released on Monday by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), remittances stood at $ 2.52 billion in October […]

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Key drivers, restraints and opportunities of the global turmeric market for 2022 – the food beverage news

Regional and global overview of the global turmeric industry – competitive analysis, market forecast, industry news, segment analysis and investor analysis The global demand for turmeric market is expected to be driven by the existence of innovative and diverse products, improved packaging, online marketing and promotion. However, new entrants may find it difficult to compete […]

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Traveling to Turkey during Covid-19: what you need to know before you go

(CNN) – If you are planning to travel to Turkey, here is what you need to know and expect if you want to visit during the Covid-19 pandemic. The basics After suffering a major spike in cases in the first half of 2021, which led to a 17-day lockdown at the end of April, Turkey […]

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Travel, Tourism & Hospitality India will start regular international flights from December 15th

India will resume regular and regular international flights from December 15 after a hiatus of almost 21 months, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGAC) announced today (November 26). Regular international flights have been suspended in India since March 23 last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The suspension was extended until November 30, exempting […]

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Orissa High Court Calls for Government Response on Food Security Coverage | Bhubaneswar News

CUP: Orissa’s high court on Thursday ordered the state government to put in place an action plan by January 6, 2022, to increase coverage of the National Food Security Program (SFSS). The HC heard a DIP filed by social activist Prafulla Samantara asking for special intervention through food security measures and food grains to cardholders […]

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India-made Covaxin Now On UK Approved Travel List, Health News, ET HealthWorld

India-made ‘Covaxin’, one of the vaccines used nationwide in the vaccine campaign against the Covid-19 pandemic, is on the UK list of Covid-19 vaccines approved for international travelers from Monday. This will benefit more fully vaccinated Indians who plan to travel to the UK without the need for a pre-departure PCR test or self-isolation at […]

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Bangladesh plans to conduct population and housing census December 24-30

Planning Minister MA Mannan told Jatiya Sangsad on Sunday that the government planned to conduct the sixth population and housing census from December 24 to 30 this year. Responding to a question from ruling party deputy Mr. Abdul Latif (Chattogram-11), the minister said the government also has a plan to fully conduct the population and […]

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Want to travel abroad? Here is a list of 28 countries where Indians can go

India has extended the ban on international passenger flights until November 30 over concerns over the Covid-19 pandemic. Regular international passenger services have been suspended in India since March 23, 2020. However, there are many countries where Indian citizens can still travel despite the ban. India operates special international flights within the framework of the […]

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Singapore conditionally lifts its expected travel restrictions for 2021 – What does this mean for impatient Indian travelers?

Singapore – Over the past few months, we have seen a complete change in the outlook for travel across the globe, with countries slowly opening their borders to travelers from all over the world. All nations closed the walls when the COVID-19 virus began to spread around the world, and complementing those borders was essential […]

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The raging hunger in India, a food-surplus nation, has complex factors at play, including pandemic disruption, writes ALI Chougule

Hunger is one of the biggest crises the world faces. According to World Health Organization 2018 estimates, more than 820 million people did not have enough to eat. While the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated the crisis of poverty and hunger around the world, in India the situation looks rather grim. In the recently released Global […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to travel to Rome for G20 summit, UK for COP26 next week | India News

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Italy and the UK for two crucial summits, respectively the G20 summit in Rome and the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference or COP26 in Glasgow. It will leave for Rome on October 28 and will be the city of the 16th G20 Leaders’ Summit which […]

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Marginalized population faces harassment in using government services: TIB

Marginalized people in the country face discriminatory attitudes in many cases when seeking government services and benefits, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) said today in a study. The study titled “Access of Marginalized Communities to Public Services: An Assessment of Accountability Mechanisms,” published in a webinar today, said the negative mentality of local public officials and […]

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Postal banking is finally a reality in the United States (some)

The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed that while we are all interconnected – through the air we breathe, our public health systems, the economy – government is largely absent from American life, leaving us to fend for ourselves as individuals in the so-called “Free market.” The crisis has wreaked economic havoc on American workers. But American […]

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New CFPB director pledges to protect Americans from financial fraud

Credit Scoring, Student Debt, and Payday Loans Top Consumer Concerns By Charlène Crowell On September 28, the US Senate confirmed Rohit Chopra for a full five-year term as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Chopra is returning to the agency where he previously helped design and implement key protections to create a level […]

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Green farming brings rural Bangladesh to life

Today, 28-year-old Nasreen is a successful businesswoman. From her home in the Bangladesh countryside, she runs a thriving ecological farm, which supports the local ecosystem and does not use chemical fertilizers or pesticides. Its chemical-free vegetables reach customers in urban areas, thanks to the electronic platforms on which it is active. And as a participant […]

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Portsmouth Bangladesh Business Community Seeks To Increase Investment In The City

The Portsmouth Bangladesh Business Association (PBBA) was launched with a lot of activity in 2019 and was the driving force behind the city’s first official trade, investment and education mission to the country. Twenty-six delegates traveled abroad to explore better ties and the visit culminated with the official signing of the Twin Cities Agreement between […]

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BGMEA President calls on AAFA to promote Bangladesh business interests in US market

BGMEA President Faruque Hassan and Vice President Miran Ali met with Stephen Lamar, President and CEO of the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) in Washington on September 9. They had discussions on various issues including how to improve cooperation between BGMEA and AAFA in order to deepen mutual business engagement and explore areas of […]

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BGMEA urges AAFA to promote Bangladesh business interests in US market

Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) Faruque Hassan urged the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) to promote Bangladesh as a safe and sustainable clothing sourcing destination among its members. He also encouraged them to source more clothing, including items other than cotton, from Bangladesh. Read:BGMEA and USGBC keen to promote green growth in […]

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US-Bangladesh Business Council donates medical equipment to fight Covid

The US-Bangladesh Business Council, in partnership with Project CURE, an American NGO, donated emergency medical equipment, including 60 oxygen concentrators, to strengthen Bangladesh’s response to Covid-19. Other supplies include variable positive air pressure units, other oxygen supplies and device accessories, as well as 45,000 pieces of PPE, including KN95 and N95 masks. For all the […]

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US-Bangladesh Business Council donates medical supplies to Dhaka

The US-Bangladesh Business Council, in collaboration with the American NGO Project CURE, donated essential medical supplies to Dhaka to help strengthen the country’s fight against Covid-19. The donation includes 60 oxygen concentrators, variable positive air pressure units and other oxygen supplies, as well as device accessories, including 45,000 pieces of personal protective equipment, including KN95 […]

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Bangladesh: Population Movement Operation Update Report, Emergency Appeal # MDRBD018 (EPoA Update # 11) – Bangladesh

Summary of the operation update The population movement operation is in its fourth year and is a response to the protracted crisis involving internally displaced people from Rakhine State in Myanmar, living in an overcrowded camp of 866,457 people (188,540 households). The influx of IDPs who crossed the border from Myanmar peaked in August 2017, […]

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World Bank to Fund $ 202 Million for Bangladesh’s Food Storage Capacity

Eight public steel grain storage silo complexes for rice and wheat will be built in eight different districts The World Bank has approved additional funding of $ 202 million for the Modern Food Storage Facility Project to increase the storage capacity of Bangladesh’s National Strategic Grain Reserves. Storage capacity will be increased by 535,500 tonnes […]

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Coronavirus – Bangladesh Travel Tips

Coronavirus Travel Health Check out the latest information on the COVID-19 risk for Bangladesh on the TravelHealthPro website. Check out the TravelHealthPro website for more tips on traveling abroad and reducing the spread of respiratory viruses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Travelling abroad International commercial passenger flights operate with restrictions. You should check with the airlines […]