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2,000 industrial units to get gas connections

2,000 industrial units to get gas connections
A government high-level committee yesterday decided to give 2,000 new gas connections to industrial units on a priority basis. The new gas connections would be given after a thorough background check of the industries by the security agencies. The decision was made during a meeting at the Advisory Committee held at the Prime Minister Office (PMO) with Dr Tawfique-E-Elahi Chowdhury, energy advisor to the prime minister, in the chair. State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid, Energy Secretary Nazimuddin Ahmed and Power Secretary Dr Ahmed Kaikaus were present at the meeting. A source present at the meeting told The Independent that out of the planned 2,000 new gas connections, 1,100 would likely be given to industries…

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‘A few days’ needed to recover
‘A few days’ needed to recover
Prof Muhammad Zafar Iqbal suffered six stab wounds in his body but is now out of danger and conscious,…

Navy ship joins exercise in Andaman sea tomorrow

Navy ship joins exercise in Andaman sea tomorrow

The multinational naval exercise ‘MILAN 2018’ is going to begin in the sea water of Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India’s water territory on March 6 with the theme of ‘Friendship Across the Seas’. With other 21 foreign countries, BNS Dhaleshwari, a castle-class guided…
Demonstrations at educational institutions March 14

Demonstrations at educational institutions March 14

The students of different universities and colleges have declared to stage demonstration at the educational institutions across the country on March 14 to press home their five-point demand including reformation of existing quota system in government jobs. Our DU Corrrespondent says: Hundreds of job…
Despicable attack on Zafar Iqbal

Despicable attack on Zafar Iqbal

We condemn the mindless attack on Professor Zafar Iqbal of Sylhet Shahjalal University of Science and Technology. This is a scar on the collective conscience of the whole nation. Reportedly, a youth who was also photographed behind the professor on the dais of a prize giving programme, carried out the…
Development of waterways and 
economic growth

Development of waterways and economic growth

Though Bangladesh was a riverine country, we were always indifferent to our river ports and the navigability required for one-sixth of the total waterway for the water transport. If the time of acquiring the goods in the ports and collection of the necessary documents is possible, then our business…
BB to sue RCBC in April over reserve heist

BB to sue RCBC in April over reserve heist

Bangladesh Bank (BB) is going to file a lawsuit in April against Filipino Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) to recover the money heisted from the central bank's account with Federal Reserve Bank of New York, said Finance Minister AMA Muhith, reports BSS. "We have already taken a decision…
China, Australia warn of  US trade war

China, Australia warn of US trade war

BEIJING: Beijing warned yesterday that it is ready to hit back at the United States if it harms China’s economic interests, fuelling fears of a trade war after President Donald Trump unveiled steel and aluminium tariffs, reports AFP. Trump’s announcement on Thursday sparked a flurry of counter-threats…
‘Panjore Chandroban’ on Shilpakala stage March 6 to 9

‘Panjore Chandroban’ on Shilpakala stage March 6 to 9

Department of Theatre and Performance Studies of University of Dhaka has come up with its new artistic venture ‘Panjore Chandroban’ (Lunatic Asylum), written by Shahman Moishan and directed by Professor Dr Israfil Shaheen. The play is set to be staged at the Experimental Theatre of Bangladesh…
Tigers ‘need one win’ to get momentum

Tigers ‘need one win’ to get momentum

While the fans have toned down their expectation given the Bangladesh cricket team’s recent performance, the players remain motivated to prove them once again in a format in which they always find them in vulnerable position. According to the players, they are now just need one win to find their…
‘Govt committed to time-fitting edn’

‘Govt committed to time-fitting edn’

RAJSHAHI: State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam, MP, has said the present government is committed to making the country’s education time-fitting through necessary reforms, reports BSS. He said the government under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been working…
BNP allies bargain for 100 seats

BNP allies bargain for 100 seats

The BNP’s partners in the 20-Party Alliance will demand over 100 seats among the 300 constituencies to contest the next general election, which is likely to be held this December, according to alliance sources. The BNP-led alliance is yet to discuss and complete the seat-sharing arrangement, but…
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