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Titas systems loss leaps after LNG import

Titas systems loss leaps
after LNG import
The systems loss of Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited (TGTDCL) has increased dramatically coinciding with  the injection of the costly imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) into the national grid line, according to a provisional estimate obtained by The Independent. The provisional data prepared by the company itself show the systems loss of the Titas Gas was 11.58 per cent a month in March this year with LNG supply hovering around 500 mmcf (million cubic feet) per day. In December last year, monthly systems loss was 7.14 per cent when the LNG supply was around 300 mmcf. Before the injection of LNG into the national grid in August 2018, Titas Gas sustained a systems loss of 1.3 per cent in June 2018. In 2017-18 FY,…

Quader urges Oikyafront
to play
strong role

Quader urges Oikyafront to play strong role

Awami League General Secretary and Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday urged Jatiya Oikyafront to play a strong and responsible role both in and outside parliament. “We also want Oikyafront’s unity to sustain. A strong and responsible opposition party is essential…
‘Democracy was freed with release of Sheikh Hasina’

‘Democracy was freed with release of Sheikh Hasina’

Awami League Publicity and Publication Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud yesterday said captive democracy was freed through the release of daughter of democracy AL President Sheikh Hasina.  “June 7 is not only Sheikh Hasina’s release day but also the day of release of democracy,” he told…
Be alert about date expired medicines

Be alert about date expired medicines

A survey by the Bangladesh Food Safety Foundation has found that almost 93 per cent of medicines sold at city pharmacies are expired. This is alarming news because it shows a criminal negligence on part of the medicine sellers. The victims are obviously the masses because in our culture, checking the…
Fight climate change

Fight climate change

The World Environment Day was observed on June 5 in Bangladesh and the rest of the world through various events to reinforce awareness of critical environmental issues. Forty-five, the United Nations’ World Environment Day, was first celebrated. Throughout the world, on June 5, efforts are made…
4 countries want progress in building BCIM corridor

4 countries want progress in building BCIM corridor

Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar (BCIM) yesterday felt the necessity to further deepen cooperation and promote substantial progress in building the BCIM Economic Corridor (BCIM EC) to promote regional peace, stability and development. The four countries think that they should continue to improve…
Hundreds of public execution sites identified in North Korea

Hundreds of public execution sites identified in North Korea

A South Korean NGO says it has identified 318 sites in North Korea that have been used by the government to carry out public executions. The Transitional Justice Working Group interviewed 610 North Korean defectors over four years for its report. It documented decades of killings, for offences ranging…
3-day musical event in capital from tomorrow

3-day musical event in capital from tomorrow

A three-day musical event titled ‘Gaaner Jharna Tolay’, organised by Bengal Foundation, is set to start from tomorrow at Bengal Shilpalay in Dhanmondi of the capital. Students of Bengal Parampara Sangeetalay will perform classical music on the opening day of the three-day event. The second…
Point sharing with SL jeopardises
Bangladesh’s prospect of semis

Point sharing with SL jeopardises Bangladesh’s prospect of semis

Sharing of points with Sri Lanka in the crunch ICC Cricket World Cup 2019  match following their back-to-back losses to New Zealand and England, Bangladesh’s prospect of reaching the semi-finals of the 2019 flagship event mostly put at great risk. The initial target Bangladesh set to beat…
Abundant supply keeps litchi price normal in Rangpur

Abundant supply keeps litchi price normal in Rangpur

Bumper production with abundant supply of litchi keeps its market price normal despite harvest of the juicy seasonal fruit is nearing completion now in Rangpur agriculture region. Talking to the national news agency, both litchi growers and traders expressed their satisfaction over bumper production…
No end to child labour in sight

No end to child labour in sight

At around 6:00am, Khorsed, 10, wakes up and gets ready to join work at a food factory. Along the way, he watches other kids striding towards school in the opposite direction. But few bother about how he is forced to work to make ends meet for his family. For people like Sultana Anwara Begum, mother…
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