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Third Day Of Public Hearing
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Companies fail to justify gas price hike plea Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has been conducting a 4-day hearing on appeals of different gas distribution entities for raising gas tariff on account of importing LNG to meet the growing demand.The companies are unable to realize that the import of gas right now is impossible as construction of a major gas pipeline is yet ...
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BD to open seven missions to focus on economic diplomacyThe Foreign Ministry has taken a move to open seven new fully fledged diplomatic missions to implement the Awami League government's plan to focus on economic diplomacy in its foreign policy. "We are focusing on incorporating economic diplomacy in our foreign policy to keep up with the present growth of economy. In line with the ...
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Govt to offer bidding for model PSC 2019The government sets to offer the fifth round of bidding for the offshore model PSC 2019 by the end of this year following a decision made by Petrobangla and the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources. "We are finalising the draft of a new model production sharing contract (PSC) which is now awaiting vetting of ...
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Public hearing on gas price hike from Mar 11 to 14Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) is set to conduct a public hearing on gas price hike to offset the loss of gas distribution companies from March 11 to 14.Five gas distribution companies of the country have submitted fresh applications to the energy regulator that includes industries, power, fertiliser, households and other customers for gas price ...
BAEC starts feasibility study at four sites
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Second N-power project on trackThe Ministry of Science and Technology is on the track to install the country's second nuclear power project.Although it is the beginning of such a mammoth project and subject to the approval by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the Science and Technology Ministry has already earmarked 15 char areas suitable for the project.Science and ...
JCC Meet In Delhi Tomorrow
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BD, India to sign five MoUs to boost trade, cooperationBangladesh will ink five memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with India in the 5th Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) meeting scheduled to be held in New Delhi on Friday to boost trade and cooperation between the two countries.Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen and his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj will ink the MoU, discuss early resolution of the ...
The Long Wait Is Over
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Electricity goes to Sandwip today The power division is set to electrify all home of the inhabitants of Sandwip, a remote island of the country, today (Wednesday) following the inaugural of "Development of Electric Supply System in Chattogram region" by the Prime minister Sheikh Hasina, the line minister of the Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry.Along with this project Prime ...
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Dhaka-Delhi JCC meeting on FridayBangladesh and India is set to discuss bilateral issues like communication, water, connectivity, security, power, energy, border management, trade and commerce in the fifth India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Commission (JCC) meeting in New Delhi on Friday.Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen and his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj will sit on February 7 and 9 to review the ...
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Review body formed to probe power projects delayThe Power Division has formed a 'review committee' to know the valid causes of the delay in project implementation despite government plans to generate around 832 MW of electricity by December 2018 from the power projects.Joint Secretary (Development) Fayzul Amin was made the convener of the committee and has been asked to submit report within ...
Slow Pace Of Repatriation
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Myanmar to take back only 600 of 8,000 RohingyasMyanmar government has taken a move to take back only 600 Rohingya refugees (most of them are Hindus) of the 8,032 who have said they will voluntarily return from Bangladesh. Bangladesh handed over a list of 1,673 Rohingya families (8,032 individuals) to Myanmar to start the first phase of repatriation of the displaced people to ...
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