Sohel Parvez | The Daily Star
  • Sohel Parvez

  • Paper mills flounder as demand thins out

    Despite the resumption of economic activities and signs of recovery in various sectors, paper mills are struggling to stay afloat as demand has not picked up yet, say industry operators.
  • Country needs to import six lakh tonnes of onion

    The country has a stock of 5.25 lakh tonnes of locally grown onion and it will require six lakh tonnes more to meet domestic requirements until the next main harvesting season, typically the March-April period.
  • BJMC sells jute sacks at lower than official rate

    Questions have arisen over Bangladesh Jute Mills Corporation’s (BJMC) decision to sell 100,000 bales of jute sacks at a price lower than the official rate as it is set to deprive the country of nearly Tk 8 crore in revenue.
  • Banks beef up security to fend off hackers

    Banks have beefed up security, vigilance and monitoring to prevent hackers from stealing money after the central bank and the government alerted them about the fraudulent activities of a North Korean group.
  • Floods, Amphan wash away Tk 900cr fish

    Repeated floods since the end of June have washed away Tk 510 crore worth of fishes in the central, north and southern districts, according to the Department of Fisheries (DoF).