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Dhaka Wednesday,  Feb 21, 2018

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Photo_Chevron Rotaplast event1 Chevron Bangladesh held a formal ceremony to mark the end of Rotaplast International’s mission to Sylhet, where 78 patients living near Chevron’s Jalalabad gas-plant – mostly children – received life-changing reconstructive surgeries to correct cleft-lip, cleft-palate and other facial deformities. The ten-day mission was sponsored by Chevron, and was conducted in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Jalalabad and Sylhet Women’s Medical College & Hospital. Thanking Rotaplast, the Sylhet Deputy... »
bd DHAKA, Nov 26, 2014 (BSS)- Double delights for the Tigers as after the Test motivated Bangladesh also clinched the ODI series with two matches in hand beating visiting Zimbabwe by 124 runs in the third ODI of the Bashundhara Cement five-match ODI series held on Wednesday at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium at Mirpur. Chasing a massive winning target of 297 runs set by Bangladesh, Zimbabwe found the chase stiff... »
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today sought active supports from the Saarc leaders for advance implementation of the regional connectivity by putting aside their differences in a bid to increase intra-regional trade. “Physical connectivity is important in ensuring overall peace, progress and stability across South Asia,” the prime minister said at the inaugural ceremony of the 18th Saarc Summit at City Hall in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu. She said, “Bangladesh approaches... »
Mahmudur-rahman-337x205 Canadian investigators have quizzed former prime minister’s energy adviser Mahmudur Rahman over his allegedly taking bribes from Canadian oil and gas company Niko Resources. Rahman is acting Editor of Amar Desh newspaper and now in jail. He was questioned at Dhaka’s Chief Metropolitan Magistrates Court on Sunday. Court prison OC Murad Hossain told bdnews24.com that six members of Canadian investigation agency quizzed him in presence of Metropolitan Magistrate Rezaul Islam... »
cricke-win Shakib Al Hasan became only the third player in history to score a century and take 10 wickets in a match as Bangladesh whipped Zimbabwe by 162 runs in the second Test on Friday to win the series. The left-arm spinner claimed five for 44 in Zimbabwe’s second innings as the tourists, set a victory target of 314, were bowled out for 151 after tea on the fifth and final... »
dhaka-land-route In the first ever visit of its kind, the Heads of Diplomatic Missions of Bhutan, India and Nepal resident in Dhaka and accredited to Bangladesh will travel together from Dhaka to India, Bhutan and Nepal along the land route with the objective of highlighting the importance of sub-regional cooperation in such crucial areas as trade, transit, border infrastructure and connectivity. H.E. Ms Pema Choden, Ambassador of Bhutan, H.E. Mr Pankaj... »
11muslimsha Muslims in Bangladesh are celebrating the Eid-ul-Azha on Monday, the second most important festival in the Islamic calendar, by offering prayers and sacrificing animals. On this day, Muslims slaughter cattle to commemorate Prophet Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son at Allah’s command. Much of the meat will be given away to others – the animal is cut into three pieces, with one portion eaten in a celebratory dinner by family,... »
1b Cabinet Division Additional Secretary Istiaque Ahmad has been appointed as chairman of Petrobangla. Istiaq Ahmed, additional secretary of the cabinet division, was made the new chairman of Petrobangla on Wednesday. Public Administration Ministry issued a notification in this regard. The post of state-owned organisation fell vacant when previous chairman Hussain Monsur’s tenure ended on October18.  
1a Russia’s State Nuclear Energy Corporation – Rosatom with a view to hunt new business has opened a regional center for Western Europe headquartered in Paris. The center has been set up as Rusatom International Network subsidiary – Rosatom France. This was announced at the first World Nuclear Exhibition, held in Le Bourget from October 14 to 16. The company is tasked with developing international business for Rosatom by forging mutually... »
Chevron Bangladesh [Chevron Bangladesh Block Twelve, Ltd, and Chevron Bangladesh Blocks Thirteen and Fourteen, Ltd] announced a $10 MM commitment to create the Bangladesh Partnership Initiative (BPI), a five-year program to support economic development for communities in the Greater Sylhet region. Chevron’s BPI commitment represents one of the largest corporate social investments for Bangladesh. Over the next five years, the BPI will work with local NGOs and international development organizations... »