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Dhaka Wednesday,  Apr 25, 2018

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The Corporate Award and Branding Committee of the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh (ICMAB) has selected IDCOL for the Second Position in the category of ‘Best Corporate in the Non-Bank Financial Institution Sector’ as part of ‘ICMAB Best Corporate Award 2014’. Mr. Adul Maal Abdul Muhith, M.P, Hon’ble Finance Minister, Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh handed over the replica to Mr. Mahmood Malik, Executive Director and... »
Chevron employees along with Gas Plant Superintendent Austin Pranger distributing blankets, mufflers and caps in Bibiyana. Through the months of December 2014 and January 2015, Chevron Bangladesh conducted its “Winter Clothes Donation” drive. A total of 4500 blankets, 1400 mufflers, 2100 caps and 1000 warm clothes were distributed to the communities near Bibiyana, Jalalabad and Moulvi Bazar Gas Plants.
Kevin Lyon has been appointed the new President of Chevron Bangladesh, with effect from January 1st 2015. Prior to this assignment, he held the post of Netherlands Country Manager for Chevron Upstream Europe. Lyon joined Chevron as an Electrical Engineer in 1988, after earning his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering that same year from the University of Wyoming in the United States. Aside from multiple locations in the United States,... »
The government has developed several monitoring modalities to closely observe the implementation of the seven fast-track projects, involving over $16.5bn, and ensure transparency in tender processes. Apparently learning from the allegations of corruption raised by the World Bank regarding the Padma bridge project, the government now wants to keep the implementation of the fast-track projects spotless. The projects are: Padma bridge; metro rail; deep-sea port; 1,320 megawatt Rampal Power Plant;... »
The Unnayan Onneshan (UO), an independent multidisciplinary think tank, in its half yearly assessment of the economy for FY 2014-15 reveals that the rate of growth in gross domestic product (GDP) may fall short of the target due mainly to the economic factors – sluggish investment, infrastructural underdevelopments, unsatisfactory collection of revenue vis-à-vis target, low-performance in external sector, and non-economic factors – institutional weaknesses and current political uncertainties. After a... »
Cooperation in the energy sector and improvement in road and port infrastructure are the key areas where India and Bangladesh are looking to engage in a bilateral discussion within the next three months. Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith said his government already had a high-level discussion with India on these areas of bilateral cooperation and is expected to hold further discussions in the coming months. He told this in... »
Four-year-old Jihad, who was rescued 23 hours after he had fallen into an abandoned deep tube-well pipe in Dhaka, has been declared dead by doctors. He was rushed to the Dhaka Medical College and Hospital after being lifted by locals in an apparently unconscious state on Saturday afternoon. Jihad fell into a few hundred feet long pipe next to a playground at the Shahjahanpur Railway Colony on Friday afternoon. Fire... »
Supreme Court Justice Muhammad Imman Ali, a living legend of Bangladesh, has been given one of Europe’s most prestigious awards for his invaluable contribution towards the protection of children in Bangladesh. The International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO), presented the Juvenile Justice Without Borders International Award in Brussels, Belgium, to him in the presence of his family members as well as diplomatic and other officials representing over 50 countries.  IJJO supports... »
Today is Victory Day. The country is observing the day with due solemnity and remember those who laid down their lives to liberate the country. President Md Abdul Hamid, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Leader of the Opposition Begum Rowshan Ershad in separate messages congratulated the nation on the occasion. Elaborate programmes have been chalked out to mark the day. The programmes of the day heralded with 31-gun salute and... »
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... »