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Dhaka, Delhi agree on joint study for Ganges barrage

Dhaka, Delhi agree on joint study for Ganges barrage
Bangladesh and India are likely to conduct a joint study for the proposed Ganges Barrage Project (GBP) to be constructed in Bangladesh territory, the water resource secretary-level meet between Bangladesh and India was told yesterday. A technical committee comprising two members from each side will carry out the study and submit the terms of reference (ToR) by September 30, Kabir Bin Anwar, secretary to the Water Resources Ministry of Bangladesh, told journalists after the meeting at state guest house Jamuna in the capital. An Indian delegation led by Upendra Prasad Singh, secretary to the ministry of Jal Shakti of India, was present on the occasion. About the Ganges barrage, Singh said, “We have no problem in constructing a barrage at…

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Home-goers suffer as trains, buses delay
Home-goers suffer as trains, buses delay
As yesterday (Thursday) was the last working day for employees and officials of government, semi-government…

Bangamata’s 89th birth anniv observed

Bangamata’s 89th birth anniv observed

The 89th birth anniversary of Bangamata Begum Fazilatunnesa Mujib, wife of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and mother of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, was observed in the capital and elsewhere in the country yesterday with due respect. The birth anniversary was observed nationally…
Not cent per cent happy with work done

Not cent per cent happy with work done

Even after having numerous laurels in his 1,680 days as DMP commissioner, the just-retired police chief of the capital, Asaduzzaman Mia, has said he is not cent per cent happy with what he has achieved. He was taling at a 'meet the press' event at the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) media centre…
Gas exploration a must

Gas exploration a must

With the country poised to celebrate the Energy Security Day, on 9 Aug, the government has taken a sensible decision to cut dependence on imported Liquid Natural Gas, LNG. The day is especially significant because on this date in 1975, Bangabadhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman bought five fields from Shell Oil…
Stress and insomnia: The modern maladies

Stress and insomnia: The modern maladies

Stress and Insomnia are two special situations of human being. These situations are sometimes so acute that those are reflected in human behavior. Personbehavesunnaturally when they are affected by stress and insomnia. Insomnia can make persons very anxious and they do not get any peace and tranquility…
Bangladesh ranks 2nd in WTO export growth index

Bangladesh ranks 2nd in WTO export growth index

Bangladesh has secured second position in export growth among emerging economies and first among South Asian nations in the last decade despite its narrow export basket in the World Trade Organisation index. According to the WTO Statistical Review 2019, Vietnam ranked the top position in the index where…
China tells US diplomats in HK to ‘stop interfering’

China tells US diplomats in HK to ‘stop interfering’

China demanded yesterday that US diplomats based in Hong Kong “stop interfering” in the city’s affairs, after reports that they met with pro-democracy activists.The foreign ministry said it had expressed “strong dissatisfaction” with US authorities, citing local media reports…
‘Bangabandhu Memorial Lectures’

‘Bangabandhu Memorial Lectures’

Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) arranged an inauguration ceremony of ‘Bangabandhu Memorial Lectures’, an initiative to discuss the life and works of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, on Wednesday at its National Art Gallery. Prime Minister’s political…
Hesson, Hathurusingha in contention

Hesson, Hathurusingha in contention

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has cranked up its search for the senior team coach, with the side's next assignment - a one-off Test against Afghanistan - less than a month away. The board's shortlist included Mike Hesson, Grant Flower, Paul Farbrace, Russell Domingo and Chandika Hathurusingha,…
Concerned UN calls for ‘utmost restraint’

Concerned UN calls for ‘utmost restraint’

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres yesterday called on India and Pakistan "to refrain from taking steps that could affect the status of Jammu and Kashmir." "The Secretary-General has been following the situation in Jammu and Kashmir with concern and makes an appeal for maximum restraint,"…
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