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Dhaka Friday,  May 14, 2021

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Chevron Bangladesh recently partnered with Dhaka Ladies Club to distribute school implements amongst 278 underprivileged students. These children, of whom 60 percent are girls, are students aged 5-14 from nine charity schools in various locations of Dhaka. Collectively known as “Kushum Koli” schools – administered by the Club’s Social Welfare Committee and founded in 1985, these schools follow the curriculum mandated by the Directorate of Primary Education. The distribution ceremony,... »
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) member states to build a unified sustainable blue economic belt in this region by making best use of the untapped resources of the sea. “There are great opportunities to accelerate the sustainable development process of the respective countries of the region through Blue Economy approach making best use of the unused or untapped resources of the sea,”... »
The Power Division on Thursday launched a training programme across the country to impart training to some 2,875 people at free of cost as part of its initiative to commemorate the Mujib Year 2020-21. The main objective of the programme is to create skilled electricians under different entities of the Power Division. Youths who are little educated can avail the training and get certificates on completion of the two-month training.... »
Indian External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on Tuesday expressed their interest in enhancing cooperation in energy sector, especially in hydroelectricity projects, to meet the growing demand of energy in the two neighbouring countries. “Hydroelectric projects can be implemented effectively as the cost of such projects are lower,” Jaishankar said when he met Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official residence Ganobhaban. The Indian External Affairs Minister handed over a... »
Ten most traded companies accounted for 28 per cent of transactions on the Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) on Thursday, with the United Power Generation & Distribution Company grabbing the top spot on the turnover chart. Market analysts said investors continued to show their appetite for the United Power shares as the company recommended healthy dividend for the year ended on June 30, 2019. The power generation company has recommended 130... »
The old gas pipelines in the capital will be replaced, said State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Tuesday. “We’re planning to replace the existing pipelines which are very old,” he said while speaking at the inaugural session of the two-day South Asia LNG Forum 2019 conference at Sonargaon Hotel in the city. Nasrul said the government has been working to ensure the adequate supply of... »
India’s moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from its launch pad at Andhra Pradesh’s Sriharikota at 2:43 pm today on board a giant heavy-lift rocket. India’s space scientists had a narrow one-minute window for their second attempt at launching the moon mission today, a week after the mission was aborted 56 minutes before lift-off. In visuals, scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation’s control room closely watched the rocket as... »
Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company (Pvt.) Limited (BIFPCL) has been working for the advancement of science at Mongla as part of its community  development initiative in the adjacent areas of project site at Rampal, Bagerhat. Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Habibun Nahar, attended the inauguration program of science lab supported by BIFPCL at Dighraj Degree College, Mongla on 20 July, 2019 as chief guest. In her speech as chief... »
Bangladesh needs to be serious to get the fourth pillar for its growing economy giving much importance to financial sector development to successfully make the country one of the top 20 economies of the world, says Asian Development Bank (ADB). “Financial sector development can be the fourth pillar of the Bangladesh economy,” said ADB Country Director Manmohan Parkash in an interview with UNB noting that Bangladesh economy is largely driven... »
Infrastructure Development Company limited (IDCOL) and IDLC Finance Limited (IDLC) signed a MoU on May 22, 2019 to promote environment-friendly, energy-efficient projects to eligible borrowers of IDCOL and IDLC by offering low-cost, long-term financing. Debonair Synthetic Fiber Ltd. (DSFL), a concern of Debonair Group is expected to be the first company to get financing from the joint initiative. The proposed project will set up a waste recycling factory producing both... »