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BNP slams interim report’

BNP slams interim report’

BNP on Monday slammed Bangladesh Bank’s ex-Governor Dr Farashuddin Ahmed for his remark that the government should be given time for taking breath…

Shariar seeks cooperation to achieve SDGs

Bangladesh has sought the international community’s cooperation in mobilising resources from both internal and external sources to implement the new set of global goals, reports UNB. “Bangladesh must have the means to achieve SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals),” said State Minister…

Govt to import 2,000MW power from India

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid yesterday said the government would import 2,000 MW electricity from India in future, reports BSS. "Currently we are importing 600MW power from India and has a plan to increase the figure to 2,000MW in the coming years," he…

Call for action on carbon pricing to deliver on Paris climate deal

Six heads of state and government, two city and state leaders, and the heads of the World Bank Group, the International Monetary Fund and the OECD yesterday agreed on an ambitious global target for putting a price on carbon pollution, reports UNB. The leaders, who are all members of the Carbon Pricing…

JS body for continuing dredging

The parliamentary standing committee on shipping ministry yesterday recommended continuing dredging in Mangla-Ghoshiakhali channel under the supervision of Water Development Board, reports BSS. The recommendation was made at the 26th meeting of the committee at the Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban with its Chairman…

Stay alert against fraudsters

The government has urged educational institutions not to pay money to anyone against the demand for getting various development works done, reports UNB. The Education Ministry issued a notice in this regard yesterday. The notice said there are allegations that a gang of fraudsters is demanding money…

Schoolgirl drowns in river

A 12-year-old girl drowned in the Sandha River in Nesarabad upazila  yesterday. The deceased was identified as Sushmita Mukharjee, 12, a student of class six and daughter of Tapan Mukharjee of Baufal upazila of Patuakhali district. Family members said Sushmita came to visit her maternal uncle Dulal…

Former MP Shahidul dies

Former BNP lawmaker from Jhenaidah-3 constituency Shahidul Islam Master died of cancer at Gastro Liver Hospital in the capital yesterday. He was 67. Shahidul left behind wife, two sons, one daughter and a host of relatives and well wishers to mourn his death. His first namaz-e-janaza was held in front…

UK for fair, participatory polls

The United Kingdom has encouraged all political parties in Bangladesh to work towards free, fair and participatory national elections in 2019 saying ‘fair and participatory’ elections are crucial, reports UNB. The country, in its Human Rights and Democracy Report 2015 released yesterday,…

Nor’wester kills 1, hurt 20 in Sunamganj

A woman was killed and at least 20 others injured as a nor’wester lashed Chhatak and Jagannathpur upazilas of Sunamganj on yesterday evening, reports UNB. The deceased was identified as Anwara Begum, 39, wife of Sundor Ali of Char Moholla village of Chhatak upazila. The woman was crushed under…
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