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Govt lifts 70pc foreign investment condition By Shamim Jahangir | Last Updated: 27th July, 2017, 02:56

The power division has a plan to generate around 3,000MW of electricity through local fund by March, 2018

70pc foreign investment condition in power sector project lifted

Reclaim encroached canals, rivers, President asks DCs "Reclaim encroached canals, rivers"

President A Hamid says, public property, forests, hills, canals, rivers and open water bodies must be protected in the nation’s greater interest


WDB project sees little progress in 7.5yrs WDB project sees little progress in 7.5yrs

The project, launched in July 2010, was scheduled to be completed by June 2012, but it has seen only 45 percent progress


2 ‘Bengali youths’ face ‘acid attack’ in London 2 ‘Bengali youths’ face ‘acid attack’ in London

The attack – the latest in a series of similar incidents this summer – takes place at around 7pm on Roman Road in Tower Hamlets, east London


European Commission threatens to limit visa to Europe from Bangladesh EU Commission issues visa threat to Bangladesh

Bangladesh wants to take time instead of fixing a deadline in completing the process to make sure the verification process is done properly


DCs asked to shut hazardous brickfields DCs asked to shut hazardous brickfields

The existing law gives authority to the DC to suspend license or, if required, shut down hazardous brickfields


Preparations being taken fearing massive flood in August Minister fears massive flood in Aug

Anisul claims that what recently happen across the country is not flood but waterlogging caused by excessive rain


ACC hotline 106 to be opened Thursday ACC hotline 106 to be opened Thursday

The hotline will be opened for all from 9 am to 5 pm during the working days, public relations officer of ACC Pranab Kumar Bhattacharjee says


Torrential rain pounds several parts of country Torrential rain pounds several parts of country

Torrential rain led to a deluge-like situation in low-lying areas of the country, including Chittagong and Dhaka cities


Admission tests at DU begin September 15 Admission tests at DU begin September 15

The tentative dates were fixed at a meeting of the deans committee


Election Commission is fully independent, prime minister tells French envoy EC fully independent, PM to French envoy

Sheikh Hasina also says she is looking forward to meeting French President Emmanuel Macron at a UNESCO event to be held in Paris late October


Tofail asks DCs to keep prices of essentials under control Tofail asks DCs to keep prices of essentials under control

Tofail also urges the DCs to keep the political and law-and-order situation stable across the country


Insecticide in lychee behind deaths of 13 kids in 2012 Insecticide in lychee behind deaths of 13 kids in 2012

All fatalities were linked to exposure to lychee fruit and occurred within 20 hours of the symptoms surfacing


Narayanganj 7-murder: Verdict on death references, appeals August 13 Narayanganj 7-murder: Verdict on death references, appeals Aug 13

The bench of Justice Bhabani Prasad Singh and Justice Mustafa Zaman Islam fixes the date after concluding hearing on the death references and appeals


Survey for Bangabandhu International airport place to be finalised this month: Menon ‘Survey for Bangabandhu int’l airport place to be finalised this month’

Menon asks the deputy commissioners to identify the tourism spots in their respective district aiming to modernise those to attract more visitors


BSF picks up Bangladeshi from Lalmonirhat border BSF picks up Bangladeshi from Lalmonirhat border

Following the incident, BGB-15 of Lalmonirhat camp held a flag meeting with BSF-61 of Koch Bihar at Burimari zero point at 11:00 am

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