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Dhaka Monday,  Jun 25, 2018

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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... »
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... »
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... »
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... »
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... »
The government should make a sound national policy to use the country’s marine resources for national interest, a meeting was told Saturday. The views-exchange meeting on ‘Sea Port, Barapukuria and the Sundarbans’ was organised by the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Port at Mukti Bhaban in the city. Speakers at the meeting said any effort to use the resources against the interest of the people... »
Four secretaries have been transferred and given new postings in the latest administrative reshuffle. The Ministry of Public Administration issued a gazette notification in this regard on Tuesday. It says Posts and Telecommunications Secretary Abu Bakar Siddique has been made secretary of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry while Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) Secretary Mohammad Foyejur Rahman Chowdhury made Posts and Telecommunications Secretary. Besides, Additional Secretaries of Economic Relations Division... »
The mournful cries of millions of Brazilians were drowned out in the high-decibel musical gala during the FIFA World Cup’s closing ceremony, which was graced by crowd pullers such as Shakira, guitar king Carlos Santana and also had a dash of samba at the Maracana Stadium in Rio De Janiero on Sunday. FIFA lined up six events that followed a series of lavish opening acts before the grand finale between... »
Germany has claimed a fourth World Cup crown in a 1-0 win against Argentina after extra time in the final in Rio de Janeiro. Substitute Mario Goetze was the hero, as he scored the only goal with seven minutes to go. With that triumph Germany has become the first European nation to win the trophy in South America, which led to jubilant scenes both on the pitch and back home,... »
Bangladesh has won another maritime boundary dispute with India after the last one with Myanmar. The Permanent Court of Arbitration at Hague in Netherlands has awarded Bangladesh 19,467 square-kilometres out of total 25,602 square-kilometres disputed area with India in the Bay of Bengal. Earlier, the previous victory came on 14 March 2012 when the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) in Homburg delivered the judgment in the... »