Bangladesh will declare three river areas in its southwest as dolphin sanctuaries, wildlife officials said Monday, in a bid to protect the country’s population of endangered freshwater cetaceans. The forestry department took the decision after studies found three areas in the UNESCO-listed Sundarbans mangrove forest,...Read More..
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Saturday reiterated her call to the developed economies to assist Bangladesh face the risks of climate change. “Bangladesh is among the countries most vulnerable to the global climate change. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home early today after a 3-day Commonwealth...Read More..
DHAKA Oct 31 (Reuters) – Russia’s Gazprom , the world’s largest natural gas company, on Monday proposed exploring for gas in Bangladesh’s onshore fields to cushion an energy crisis that has slowed the country’s economic growth, a senior government official said. A Gazprom delegation is...Read More..
For shortage of production from the gas fields, constraints of gas transmission system coupled with poor gas system operation cause downstream gas marketing companies suffer the most. In a very conservative estimate the coincident peak demand in gas system is now about 2600MMCFD but the...Read More..
“Transit “should be discussed in public forum rather than keeping it confined to some advisers and bureaucrats
Because of reality reason Speakers at a dialogue on transit have urged the government to become transparent on the issue. They suggested that it has to be a win-win situation for Bangladesh and India to develop a sustainable and long-term relationship. The report of the...Read More..
Ivy is going to Win : Narayangonj City Corporation election.Read More..
Mayoral candidate Selina Hayat Ivy has bagged 26,204 votes while her main rival Shamim Osman got 6,850 in 18 polling centres out of 163 in the Narayanganj City Corporation elections,Read More..
BNP Backed Narayongonj Mayor Candidate Boycott Narayanganj City Poll.. Barely seven hours before the Narayanganj City Corporation vote, BNP has announced that mayor candidate Taimur Alam Khandaker, who the party was backing, is boycotting the polls. No army has been deployed. Voters have been threatened...Read More..
RAB has urged Narayanganj voters to ‘vote without a fear’ on Sunday, assuring them that such a large number of its members have never before been deployed in one place. “Our members will be at each centre in uniform and plain clothes. No one will...Read More..
The parliamentary party of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Friday demanded withdrawal of what was discussed in the house on Wednesday under rule 68 and alleged that the discussion had violated the rule itself. The opposition chief whip, Zainul Abdin Farroque, at a briefing...Read More..
New research contradicts previous findings that arsenic contamination — an environmental crisis that affects more than 60 million people in the Bengal Basin — in groundwater may result from arsenic coming from man-made ponds, suggesting instead that it originates in sediments in aquifers. Groundwater sites...Read More..
CEC slams govt ‘refusal’ on deployment, says it’s a violation of constitution, EC won’t take responsibility for any trouble; no govt reply to EC’s letter for army to maintain law and order. The government did not deploy the army in Narayanganj city yesterday, ignoring the...Read More..