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Four rental power plants may get 5-yr extension By Shamim Jahangir | Last Updated: 24th January, 2017, 00:00

The government is likely to allow four rental power plants for another five-year term subject to withdrawal of their dispute with the state-owned Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB).   The…

Four rental power plants may get 5-yr extension

TIB finds irregularities in climate projects
TIB finds irregularities in climate projects

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) found massive irregularities in implementation of the climate…


EPZ foreign firms 
allowed to borrow from parent cos   
EPZ foreign firms allowed to borrow from parent cos

Foreign companies located in the country’s Export Processing Zones (EPZ) and Economic Zones (EZ)…


Trump sparks fresh outrage over tax returns
Trump sparks fresh outrage over tax returns

President Donald Trump will not release his tax returns despite the majority of Americans demanding…


Journo Nazmul gets bail in
a case Journo Nazmul gets bail in a case

A Dhaka court on Monday granted bail to journalist Nazmul Huda in a case filed on charges of instigating…


Behrouze
Ispahani passes away Behrouze Ispahani passes away

Mirza Ali Behrouze Ispahani, chairman of MM Ispahani Limited, a leading industrial conglomerate of the…


Yet another case filed against cricketer Sunny Yet another case filed against cricketer Sunny

Yet another lawsuit was filed against national cricketer Arafat Sunny by the woman who claims to be…


Seven named for
Bangla Academy Seven named for Bangla Academy

Seven personalities have been chosen for the Bangla Academy Shahitya Puroshkar for 2017 in recognition…


Quader refutes BNP’s allegation of breaching secrecy Quader refutes BNP’s allegation of breaching secrecy

Ruling Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Monday refuted the BNP’s allegation that…


10th National Cake Festival on Shilpakala Academy premises 10th National Cake Festival on Shilpakala Academy premises

People visit different cake (pitha) stalls on the inaugural day of the 10th National Cake Festival on…


Snow sculptures to raise
money for clean water 
Snow sculptures to raise money for clean water

Meet Austin, Trevor and Connor Bartz, three American brothers who have turned their art into something…


Scientists consider fake news ‘vaccine’
Scientists consider fake news ‘vaccine’

The appearance of fake news on websites and social media has inspired scientists to develop a “vaccine”…


Hong Kong chortles over loo paper hunt
Hong Kong chortles over loo paper hunt

Run out of toilet paper? Most of us would solve the problem with a quick trip to the shops, reports…

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