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No new gas connections outside economic zones By Other | Last Updated: 9th August, 2017, 00:00

The government will resume new gas connections to industrial units from next April after a halt for nearly seven years since 2010 in the face of a nagging crisis of the fossil fuel. However,…

No new gas connections 
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Bangamata behind success of Bangabandhu: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said her father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman became successful in every struggle due to the vital role of her mother Sheikh Fazilatunnesa. …


Govt may import 3,000MW power from China

The government is contemplating import of 3,000MW of electricity from Kunming of Southwest China. “I have a plan to leave for Myanmar on August 13 to discuss construction of a transmission…


Bangabandhu rehabilitated 1.47 lakh landless families

Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman rehabilitated 1,47,323 landless families through allocating 1,67,830 acres of khas land to them during his three-and-a-half-year tenure, reports…

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Experts for strong supervision to achieve targets Experts for strong supervision to achieve targets

Experts and bankers have stressed the need for strengthening the administrative supervision in financial institutions to achieve the targets of the central bank’s Monetary Policy Statement for…

Metropolis
UK for sustainable pluralist democracy in Bangladesh UK for sustainable pluralist
democracy in Bangladesh

The United Kingdom on Tuesday laid emphasis on having a pluralist choice of healthy democracy, and encouraged all parties in Bangladesh to take part in the next elections making democracy a sustainable…

Biz Capital
‘I see hurdles as opportunity to be successful’ ‘I see hurdles as opportunity to be successful’

Niaz Morshed Elite is the managing director (MD) of Chittagong-based Borotakia Group of Companies. The young businessman is also the founding president of Junior Chamber International (JCI) in Chittagong…

Editorial
Bangabandhu’s Foreign Policy and the World Bangabandhu’s Foreign
Policy and the World

Diplomatic practices, not only in the present world, but did exist in ancient times for establishment of relations or cooperation between states. The head of a state or country used to send his trustworthy…

Post Loug
Population and Family Planning Programme: What We Achieved Population and Family Planning Programme: What We Achieved

Since independence back in 1971, Bangladesh Population has grown from 75 million to almost 160 million today, more than a two-fold in 46 years. It’s a 113 per cent increase in less than half…

Asia
Pakistan, Afghanistan to work together to fight terror: Abbasi Pakistan, Afghanistan to work together to fight terror: Abbasi

Islamabad: Pakistan and Afghanistan will work together to defeat terrorism and ensure security and stability in the region, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said, reports PTI. Afghan…

World
UN warns of escalating crisis over looming Pacific refugee camp closure UN warns of escalating crisis over looming Pacific refugee camp closure

SYDNEY: The UN warned of a deepening crisis Tuesday after another asylum-seeker was found dead at a Pacific island detention camp, urging Australia to ensure protection for vulnerable refugees as closure…

Culturetainment
ASEAN food fest treats taste buds of diplomats ASEAN food fest treats taste buds of diplomats

Members of ASEAN community in Dhaka grasped an opportunity to sample the taste of a variety of South East Asian dishes as a splendid food festival was held in the capital on Tuesday. …

Winner
Sheikh Jamal upset Sheikh Russel Sheikh Jamal upset Sheikh Russel

Sheikh Jamal Dhanmondi Club Ltd outplayed Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra Ltd by 2-1 goals in a high voltage match of Bangladesh Premier League at Bangabandhu National Stadium in the capital on Tuesday.…

My Districts
Expansion of off-season Aus cultivation stressed Expansion of off-season Aus cultivation stressed

RANGPUR: Agriculture experts at a farmers’ field day underlined the importance of enhancing cultivation of off-season aus rice adopting quadruple cropping pattern to increase food production…

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Nepal immigration officials trafficking women: Report Nepal immigration officials trafficking women: Report

KATHMANDU: Immigration officials at Nepal’s international airport are colluding with traffickers to illegally send Nepali women to the Gulf where they are often exploited and abused, said a parliamentary…

Business
Japan keen to invest $2b in Bangladesh Japan keen to invest $2b in Bangladesh

Bangladesh’s bad image among investors in Japan and Singapore is now over and they identified it as a country having huge investment prospects.   Speakers at a seminar on Tuesday…

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