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India-BD Friendship Oil Pipeline
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Hasina-Modi to inaugurate construction work Dec 17Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and his Indian counterpart Norendra Modi will kick off the 129.5-km-long India-Bangladesh Friendship Oil Pipeline construction work at a virtual meeting likely to be held on December 17.This will be the first of this kind in the country's history to import fuel oil through cross border pipeline. Presently high-speed diesel ...
Supply Of Lubricating Oil
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BPC bars local companies from tender processBangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) has barred local companies from participating in its new tender process of supplying lubricating oil to the government.BPC, the state-owned principal petroleum marketing agency, has floated tender to supply 5,400 metric tonnes (MT) of lubricating oil to the government under a framework agreement. It has also introduced some clauses barring local ...
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Govt set to move away from 13 coal-based power plants The government is set to announce a climate friendly power generation policy in 'Mujib Barsha' through scrapping its plan to produce power from 13 coal-based projects having a total capacity of generating 13,000 megawatts of electricity."Bangladesh has decided to reduce carbon emissions from transport, power, and industrial sectors down to 5 per cent by 2030 ...
PM Level Indo-Bangladesh Talks In Dec
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India wants more Feni River water, Teesta water sharing not on agendaThe Tripura State of India wants to lift more water from the Feni River and it will be the prime agenda at the Joint Rivers Commission (JRC) meeting prior the Prime Minister level meeting between Bangladesh and India in December."Presently they (India) are withdrawing 1.82 cusecs (cubic feet per second) of water from the Feni ...
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Renewable energy fund of no use Entrepreneurs engaged in renewable energy business have failed to tap Tk 400 crore fund of Bangladesh Bank (BB). The money was dedicated for green business financing. This is an incremental fund like Export Development Fund. The fund now stands at $1.5bn but it is not lucrative for entrepreneurs as BB's monetary policy is a big ...
Rohingya Repatriation
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BD awaits call from China to join tripartite meetingThe government is eagerly waiting for a call from China to hold another tripartite meeting among the three foreign ministers of Bangladesh, China and Myanmar to re-start the process of repartition of Rohingyas to their homeland.In October this year, Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi has conveyed to Bangladesh that Myanmar recently assured them of taking ...
Chattak Gas Field Blowout
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Hearing on Amended Memorial on Damages Nov 19, 20The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) will hold the hearing on the 'Amended Memorial on Damages' of two gas blowouts in Chattak Gas field in Sunamganj by the Canadian Company Niko Resources on November 19 and 20 virtually.On September 7 this year, Petrobangla submitted the memorial before the court to get final ...
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5 areas selected for N-power plantsBangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) has selected five areas of the southern part of the country for the nuclear power projects to ensure harmony in future power generation plan from the nuclear energy sources.All these areas are located at Patuakhali and Barguna districts. Earlier it selected 15 areas primarily, according to the officials of BAEC."The ...
Around 2 lakh BD migrants may have to leave the Gulf state
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Kuwait passes law to cut expat populationThe Kuwaiti Parliament passed "Demographic Imbalance Bill" on Friday to slash expat population from 70 to 30 percent.The bill proposes Bangladeshis must not exceed three percent of Kuwait's total populace, which now stands at about 48 lakh.The new law may force around two lakh Bangladeshi migrant workers out of the Gulf country. However, Kuwait government ...
Maritime Boundary Dispute With India
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BD lodges amended submission to UNBangladesh lodged an amended submission on the limits of its outer continental shelf in the Bay of Bengal to the United Nations on Thursday.Failing to reach any solution through bi-lateral dialogues in last four years Bangladesh has taken up this legal move to resolve the issue."We lodged the submission to delimit our maritime boundary area ...
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