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Dhaka Tuesday,  Jun 19, 2018

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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,... »
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.  
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... »
Sept 03, 2014: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today assured the Jatiya Sangsad of taking all initiatives for protecting and optimum use of the sea resources for country’s economic progress. The Prime Minister said this in reply to a question from treasury bench member Fazilatun Nesa Bappi in the House today. Sheikh Hasina said the historic victories on maritime boundary were possible because of taking all possible steps by our government.... »
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... »
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... »
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.... »
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... »