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Industrial units, power plants to get priority

Industrial units, power 
plants to get priority
The government has prioritised giving new gas connections to factories, power stations and fertiliser producers, according to an office order issued by the power, energy and mineral resources ministry. Even with liquefied natural gas (LNG) commissioned into the national grid last year, the government is not yet ready to relax its tight control on giving new gas connections to households, the office order revealed. The order, signed by power ministry deputy secretary Akramuzzaman, said gas connections to captive power stations should be discouraged as the current power production capacity of the government had increased by manifold and there was no need for captive power stations. The ministry order also said that new gas connections to CNG…

Tarique faces arrest warrant

Tarique faces arrest warrant

A court yesterday issued a warrant for the arrest for three people, including BNP acting Chairman Tarique Rahman, in a defamation case. Senior Judicial Magistrate Milton Hossain passed the order after taking cognisance of a case filed by Awami League leader Akram Hossain Badol, also convener of Joy…
Suicide incidents on the rise in Rajshahi, Barishal

Suicide incidents on the rise in Rajshahi, Barishal

Suicide cases are on the rise in Rajshahi and Barishal district. Experts have pointed out several reasons behind this alarming rise. The main identified causes are frustration, failed relationships, inability to share one’s views, inability to achieve good results in public exams, strict family…
Lessons of Ashura

Lessons of Ashura

Ashura–—the climax of the remembrance of Muharram tragedy and Imam Hussain’s  battle of Karbala-- is being observed today across the world with due solemnity. It is of utmost responsibility to Muslims across the globe to stop those evil hands that have been raised to support sectarian…
Socio-economic importance of 
co-operatives: Bangladesh context

Socio-economic importance of co-operatives: Bangladesh context

Co-operative is a kind of social enterprise, which is, defined as co-operative Alliances’ as an autonomous association of persons’ united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly owned and democratically controlled enterprise.…
British Airways cancels almost all UK flights in landmark strike

British Airways cancels almost all UK flights in landmark strike

British Airways yesterday cancelled almost all flights departing and arriving into the UK, as the airline's first-ever pilots' strike began, sparking travel chaos for tens of thousands of passengers. The industrial action over pay yesterday and Tuesday by members of the British Airline Pilots…
Time is of the essence in Iran co-op: IAEA

Time is of the essence in Iran co-op: IAEA

The acting head of the UN nuclear watchdog yesterday called on Iran to “respond promptly” to the agency’s questions regarding Tehran’s nuclear programme. Cornel Feruta was addressing the quarterly board meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) a day after meeting…
Many happy returns to 
ATM Shamsuzzaman and Popy

Many happy returns to ATM Shamsuzzaman and Popy

Ekushey Padak and multiple National Film Awards-winning actor ATM Shamsuzzaman and film actress Sadika Parvin Popy—two popular artistes of the country’s showbiz from two different generations—have one thing in common! Today is their birthday. DhakaLive wishes ATM Shamsuzzaman and Popy…
Shakib admits he does mistake
by cutting the ball at that time

Shakib admits he does mistake by cutting the ball at that time

Shakib Al Hasan, Test and Twenty20 skipper of Bangladesh billed the loss to Afghanistan in Test as disappointing one, saying that they have to emphasis more on producing quality players unless such type of result will come now and then. Shakib also said that they have to make habituation to play better…
Plan underway to monitor Sundarbans with drones

Plan underway to monitor Sundarbans with drones

The Forest Department hasplannedto monitor the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest and a Unesco world heritage site, with drones to check crimes like poaching of tigers and deer. The department also considers erecting net-fence around the forest to prevent the intrusion of tigers into…
High suicide rate among young people causes concern

High suicide rate among young people causes concern

In November last year, when the news of the death of Aritry Adhikary made headlines, it shed light to an age-old problem that remained under wraps for years in Bangladesh. Aritry, a ninth-grader of the Viqarunnisa Noon School and College, committed suicide as she couldn’t stand “abusive…
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