Higher blood lead found in pregnant women of Bangladesh: icddr,b study 

Higher blood lead found in pregnant women of Bangladesh: icddr,b study 

Powdered turmeric, agrochemicals, lead-soldered cans possible sources 

Presence of higher blood lead level (BLL) has been found in some pregnant women of rural areas in Bangladesh, said a recent icddr,b study done in collaboration with Stanford University, USA.

 
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Higher blood lead found in pregnant women of Bangladesh: icddr,b study 

Powdered turmeric, agrochemicals, lead-soldered cans possible sources 

Presence of higher blood lead level (BLL) has been found in some pregnant women of rural areas in Bangladesh, said a recent icddr,b study done in collaboration with Stanford University,...

Understaffed, Chhatak UZ livestock office unable to deliver  

Chhatak upazila livestock office in Sunamganj district cannot properly deliver services for lack of manpower as its different posts have been lying vacant for a long time.

Highway police unable to deliver for lack of manpower, logistics 

Even 13 years after its formation, the highway police have failed to be an effective force to restore discipline and reduce road fatalities on national highways for lack of sufficient...

Overseas employment: A possible solution for youth unemployment

Creating high skilled labour power still a big challenge

Absorbing all the unemployed youth to workforce is a daunting task for Bangladesh. It is nothing unique to this country though. This challenge is global.

Talks with Malaysia over manpower export this month: Minister

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Lodging complaint essential, minister about abused KSA returnees  

Although the government’s ‘inaction’ is blamed for the return of female domestic helps from Saudi Arabia after being abused there, Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Nurul Islam has said...

Overproduction robs of Rajshahi mango growers’ smile  

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Diversify trade basket to boost exports to Switzerland, beyond: Envoy 

Steps needed to boost investors’ confidence, attract more FDI

Switzerland Ambassador to Bangladesh Rene Holenstein has said Bangladesh should diversify its trade basket and place focus on new sectors - leather, ceramic, IT - to boost its exports to...

The Water Lords of Sunamganj

For decades, the fishing community of Sunamganj, famous as the land of ‘haors and baors’ - low-lying wetlands that lend the region its unique ecosystem - has been denied the...

Country’s largest river transport repair factory stuck in limbo

The construction of the country’s largest river transport repair factory has become uncertain for various reasons, including its inability to use the allocated budget and obstruction by illegal occupants.

 
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Higher blood lead found in pregnant women of Bangladesh: icddr,b study 

Powdered turmeric, agrochemicals, lead-soldered cans possible sources 

Presence of higher blood lead level (BLL) has been found in some pregnant women of rural areas in Bangladesh, said a recent icddr,b study done in collaboration with Stanford University, ...

Overseas employment: A possible solution for youth unemployment

Creating high skilled labour power still a big challenge

Absorbing all the unemployed youth to workforce is a daunting task for Bangladesh. It is nothing unique to this country though. This challenge is global.

Highway police unable to deliver for lack of manpower, logistics 

Even 13 years after its formation, the highway police have failed to be an effective force to restore discipline and reduce road fatalities on national highways for lack of sufficient ...

Understaffed, Chhatak UZ livestock office unable to deliver  

Chhatak upazila livestock office in Sunamganj district cannot properly deliver services for lack of manpower as its different posts have been lying vacant for a long time.