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Hydrocarbon exploration in Bay starts soonThe Energy Division is set to kick off a massive exploration work in the Bay of Bengal to increase its hydrocarbon reserves to scale down the gap between the demand and supply of the primary fuel.Following the verdict by the international court on maritime boundary disputes with India and Myanmar, Bangladesh re-designed its offshore and ...
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Looking back at JS polls history The country is set to experience the 11 Parliamentary Elections today. So far it had seen 10 general elections where the ruling party Awami League won the race four times and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) four times in the last 47 years. The Military Junta of Gen Hossain Momammad Ershad also captured power twice with ...
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Committees on BD-Nepal energy coop soonBangladesh and Nepal have agreed to form two committees to discuss the opportunities to explore hydropower potentials and energy trade options between the two countries as soon as possible.In line with the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed in August 2018, officials of both countries expressed firm satisfaction to implement fast-track process of importing hydroelectricity from ...
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Diplomatic efforts in int’l arena to solve Rohingya crisis stressedFormer diplomats on Thursday said Bangladesh should continue its diplomatic effort in international arena over Rohingya issues to keep pressure on Myanmar to ensure safe return of forcibly displaced people of Rakhine.They also said China, Russia and India are the key players who can play a role of 'change maker'. Bangladesh should engage those three ...
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Rohingya return starts todayBangladesh and Myanmar are going to begin Rohingya repatriating process from this (Thursday) morning. The first batch of 150 Rohingyas will be repatriated despite the United Nations refugee agency stressing that their return should be voluntary and based on the displaced group's knowledge of conditions there. "It will start from Thursday, UNHCR is not a ...
PM eager to sit with other parties too: Quader
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Dialogue with Oikyafront todaySheikh Hasina led Awami League is set to hold talks today (Thursday) with the Jatiya Oikyafront- an alliance of BNP, Jatiya Oikya Prokriya, Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (Rob) and Nagorik Oikya. "The Prime Minister agreed to sit in dialogue with other parties as well. It is now a matter of time and schedule. The Prime Minister ...
Payra Thermal Power Plant
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Affected villagers receive house keys, registration papers from PMPeople of Dhankhali village affected due to land acquisition for Payra 1320MW Thermal Power Plant Project under Patuakhali District received keys of houses and registration papers from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday.Just two years back Dhankhali in Kalapara of Patuakhali was nothing but a barren low land with a handful of houses. But now ...
Safe return Of 8,000 Rohingyas
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Jt Working Group to meet in Dhaka soon  Bangladesh has completed the task of verification of 8,000 Rohingyas as per Myanmar's guideline to start a safe repartition process of Rohingya people from Bangladesh to Myanmar by a month or two.Bangladesh and Myanmar are set to sit between October 28 and 30 to discuss the Rohingya repatriation issues. Bangladesh hopes that at least 8,000 ...
JWG Meets In Dhaka Oct 28
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BD to place new proposals for Rohingya repatriationThe Joint Working Group (JWG) on Rohingya repatriation will sit in Dhaka on October 28 to review progress in its job."The team is coming on the 28th of this month. Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque and his Myanmar counterpart Myint Thu are expected to lead their respective teams in the two-day high level meeting," a ...
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UAE keen to set up land-based LNG terminal in BDThe United Arab Emirates (UAE) has shown an expression of interest (EoI) to establish a land- based Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) terminal in Bangladesh. In a letter on September 16, UAE based Emirates National Oil Company Limited (ENOC) has shown the interest to Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) mentioning that they (ENOC) are keen to establish ...
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