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Dhaka Tuesday,  Jan 23, 2018

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pm-management DHAKA, Sept 1, 2014 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today put emphasis on using huge potentials of the sea and sea resources through proper management to ensure sustainable development of the country. “History of development of many countries tells us that the countries which utilized the sea and its resources became economically more prosperous than others. Bangladesh should be of no exception to this development,” she said. The Prime Minister... »
rescueriners Most of 24 trapped Nicaraguan gold miners have been freed after a mine collapse. Officials said, the BBC report says on Saturday. The miners were slightly dehydrated but otherwise in good health said Deputy Interior Minister Carlos Najjar. It is not known if the remaining miners have been located yet. They were trapped when a shaft at the El Comal mine collapsed after heavy rains on Thursday. The mine lies... »
flood-country Several lakh people have been marooned. Flood situation in the country has deteriorated further as fresh areas were engulfed by flood water due to rise of water levels in all major rivers during the past couple of days. According to a bulletin issued by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC), flood situation in the districts of Shariatpur, Madaripur, Munshiganj, Rajbari, Faridpur, may continue to slightly deteriorate in next 48 hours.... »
cabinet-years The cabinet today decided to extend the “Power and Energy Quick Supply (special provision) Act” for more four years to ensure uninterrupted power and energy supply in the country keeping pace with growing demand. The approval was given in the regular meeting of the cabinet held at Bangladesh Secretariat with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. Briefing reporters after the meeting Cabinet Secretary M Musharraf Hossain Bhuiyan said the... »
Chevron Bangladesh held two day-long eye-camps for underprivileged community members living near its Bibiyana and Moulavi Bazar gas plants. The eye-camps were organized in collaboration with the Rotary Club of Jalalabad. Held at the premises of two local high-schools in Nabiganj and Srimangal Upazilas, both events were widely attended, with nearly 2,000 people eager to take advantage of free ophthalmic consultation and treatment. Following initial examination at the eye-camps, Chevron... »
thumb32 General (Retd.) V. K. Singh, Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge), External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs will visit Bangladesh to attend the India-Bangladesh Business Conclave titled “A New Phase in Bilateral Economic Relations” on August 24, 2014. The Conclave is being organized by the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Kolkata and the India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IBCCI) with the support of... »
thumb82 The National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports on Monday announced its ‘March to Sundarbans’ programme for September 5-7, demanding withdrawal of Rampal power plant project in Bagerhat. Committee member secretary Prof Anu Muhammad declared the programme schedule at a press conference at Udichi’s Topkhana Road headquarters. The long march will begin with a demonstration from in front of the Jatiya Press Club at 10am on... »
powerk Prime Minister’s Power and Energy Adviser Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury yesterday said power and energy consumers would be brought under legal framework in order to save energy. “Now, it’s the time to set timeframe for power and energy consumers to ensure efficient use of electricity and gas, If they fail, then legal measures would be taken,” Elahi said at a seminar on ‘Energy Management in Industries.’ SREDA and the Bangladesh Indenting... »
mexicooly Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto signed into law Mexico’s historic energy reform bill that will allow foreign companies access to oil and gas fields in the country. The reform is meant to make Mexico’s oil industry more competitive, and drive economic growth in the world’s 15th largest economy. “It is the moment to put the energy reform into action,” Pena Nieto said at the signing ceremony at the National Palace... »
thumb11 The power and energy ministry on Wednesday, in a second phase, decided to ask the government to extend the Speedy Supply of Power and Energy (Special Provision) Act, 2010 by four years, officials said. In September 2012, the law, which is much known as ‘indemnity act’ for safeguard the actors in power and energy sector involved in awarding contracts without tenders, extended for two years to be expired on October... »