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Natural gas to run out after 2040! By Other | Last Updated: 8th August, 2017, 00:00

As part of its long-term energy security plan, the government has to import 6,787mmcfd (million cubic feet per day) of natural gas in LNG form from 2040-41 as oil and natural gas reserves on onshore…

Natural gas to run out after 2040!

Bangladesh a unique example: Pranab

Immediate past Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has said Bangladesh has set a unique example of non-communal politics in the world.   He made the remark while talking to Bangladesh…


Fugitive Jamaat-Shibir men find media houses for shelter

Many fugitive activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and some militant outfits have  joined different media houses, particularly online news portals, to avoid arrest, detective sources said.  …


Injunction against Ashiyan housing project extended

The Supreme Court has extended its injunction against Ashiyan City Housing Project located at Uttar Khan, Dakkhin Khan, Barua and Baukha in the capital.   A bench of the Appellate…

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Hectic efforts for Padma rail deal with China Hectic efforts for Padma 
rail deal with China

The government is trying to reach a final loan deal of nearly $3.14 billion with the Chinese government for Padma rail link project as the much-awaited deal remains stalled because of procedural delay.…

Metropolis
Democracy means participation Democracy means
participation

Expressing the hope for a free and fair election in Bangladesh, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Monday said democracy means participation, reports UNB.  …

Sun Extra
DSCC to release guppy fish to kill mosquito larva DSCC to release guppy fish
to kill mosquito larva

With a view to preventing mosquito-borne viral disease Chikungunya, Dhaka South City Corporation has taken a programme to release mosquito-killing fish guppies into sewerage lines and other drainage…

Editorial
Why Not Zero Tolerance for Rape? Why Not Zero Tolerance for Rape?

The terror and magnitude of rape seem to be frowning at the face of the nation. It has been taking place with ugliest of dimensions almost every day.   Hardened of criminals like…

News & Newsmaker
Journalist Nirmal Sen: A torch that keeps lighting Journalist Nirmal Sen: A torch that keeps lighting

Professional Journalists believe that public enlightenment is the forerunner of justice and the foundation of democracy. The duty of the journalist is to further those ends by seeking truth and providing…

Asia
US, allies slam Chinese island building US, allies slam Chinese island building

MANILA: The United States, Australia and Japan on Monday denounced Beijing’s island-building and militarisation of the South China Sea, in contrast to the increasingly tepid response from Southeast…

World
Brexit negotiations ‘have not begun well’ Brexit negotiations ‘have not begun well’

The UK’s Brexit negotiations have not begun well amid “differences” inside the cabinet, a former head of the diplomatic service has said, reports BBC.   Sir Simon…

Culturetainment
Laisa to perform at National Museum tomorrow Laisa to perform at National Museum tomorrow

Indira Gandhi Culture Centre (IGCC) is organises an Evening of Rabindra Sangeet by Laisa Ahmed Lisa at Kobi Sufia Kamal Auditorium of National Museum, Shahbagh in the city on August 9 at 6.30pm.…

Winner
Bashundhara Kings share points with Uttar Baridhara Bashundhara Kings share points with Uttar Baridhara

Bashundhara Kings finished with a 2-2 draw against Uttar Baridhara Sporting Club in their maiden outing in the first round match of Bangladesh Championship League on Monday.   The…

My Districts
Call for massive tree plantation stressed Call for massive 
tree plantation stressed

GAIBANDHA: Speakers at a function here stressed the need for planting more fruit bearing, wood and medicinal trees at the homesteads and open spaces to protect the environment from the catastrophe…

News link
Zuma faces secret vote on no-confidence motion Zuma faces secret vote on no-confidence motion

CAPE TOWN: A parliamentary vote of no confidence in South African President Jacob Zuma will be held by secret ballot, it was announced Monday, a move that could encourage some ANC lawmakers to vote…

Business
Draft master plan suggests gas tariff hike Draft master plan suggests 
gas tariff hike

The government sponsored firm, assigned to prepare a new master plan for the gas sector, yesterday suggested raising the natural gas tariff as the government plans to meet the demand for gas through…

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