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Dhaka Friday,  May 14, 2021

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A devastating fire breaks out at a building at Chawkbazar in the capital on Wednesday night. Fire fighters try to douse as fire spreads to nearby buildings. Photo: Focus BanglaIndustries minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun on Thursday said the Chawkbazar fire that claimed many lives originated from a gas cylinder blast, reports UNB. He made the claim while talking to reporters at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) after visiting those... »
bdnews: Bangladeshis are remembering the Language Movement martyrs who sacrificed their lives to establish rights of the mother tongue in 1952. President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have led the nation in paying tribute to the martyrs of the movement that acted as a trigger for Bengalis to carve an independent nation out of Pakistan 29 years later. Hamid and Hasina placed wreaths on the Central Shaheed... »
The Bangladesh chapter of Chevron’s XYZ Network and Policy, Government & Public Affairs (PGPA) department have collaborated on a winter clothing collection drive. Cash donations from employees of Chevron’s Dhaka office and three gas fields of Bibiyana, Jalalabad and Moulavi Bazar and cash contribution from PGPA were used to purchase around 1300 blankets. These blankets, along with voluntary donations of assorted winter clothes, were distributed at separate events amongst underprivileged... »
Reazul Bashar, from Abu Dhabi, bdnews: The agreements signed with the United Arab Emirates will draw in “big investments” for the power sector and economic zones, Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque has said. Four deals were signed in Abu Dhabi during the visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to the gulf nation on Sunday. “I believe these deals have opened up the potential for new pathways for trade with the... »
Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company (Pvt.) Limited (BIFPCL) has been contributing significantly for the social development in Rampal upazila of Bagerhat district. Under its community development initiatives, the company distributed 76 water filters to 15 Schools and 4 Colleges of Rampal upzila and 35 Wheel Chairs to physically challenged people of nearby villages of the project site. A free medical camp for the villagers was also organized by the company. Both... »
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the government will give priority to ensure reliable and affordable electricity for all during its new tenure. “We’ve achieved 94 percent accessibility, so now reliable and affordable power will be our main priority in the next five years,” he said while exchanging New Year greetings with reporters at his ministry’s conference room here. The state minister said the... »
The Awami League-led Grand Alliance clinched a landslide victory with over two thirds majority in the 11th general elections amid festivity giving the Grand Alliance yet another chance to form the government for the third consecutive terms. The massive victory has paved the way for Awami League President Sheikh Hasina to lead the government as Prime Minister for the fourth times and third times in a row. The election commission... »
Amid much enthusiasm and festivity, the 11th Jatiya Sangsad (JS) elections will be held today with 10, 42, 38,677 voters exercising their franchise to elect 299 members of parliament out of 300. The balloting will begin at 8 am and continue till 4 pm without any break. The election in Gaibandha-3 constituency has been deferred due to the death of a candidate and voting for the seat will be held... »
A workshop for safe usage of LP Gas was recently arranged by G-Gas LPG in Uttara, Dhaka.The event was attended by the Mr. Abu Sayed Raza, General Manager, Energypac Power Generation limited (G-Gas LPG) and Mr. Md Samsul Alam, Chief Inspector, Department of Explosives. The hundred plus distributors, retailers and consumers of the surrounding area were demonstrated on LPG safe usage by Mr. Mahabubul Islam Khan, Senior Manager, Sales &... »
Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) will not raise the price of gas and electricity for at least one year if they are voted to power in the coming election. They will also form a task force to investigate the reasons for high costs involving quick rental power projects. BNP has unveiled the party’s manifesto for the upcoming national election and promised many things for the betterment of the energy and power... »