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October 31, 2009

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Tupi rewrites their fate Its export to Oman creates jobs for 3,500 rural women

September 8, 2009

Jahora Bewa, a widow of Ganga Narayan village, was in utter distress when her two sons left her. Finding no other way, she began begging from door to door. At one stage of seeking alms, she luckily got a work of knitting tupis (cap) under a female supervisor. Now she herself supervises such knitting work and earns about Tk 2,000 a month. Read more…

Speaker rejects all 35 notices of opposition

September 8, 2009

Speaker Abdul Hamid yesterday rejected all 35 notices from opposition lawmakers demanding discussions in parliament on various issues including the much-talked Tipaimukh dam, shortage of power and gas, law and order slide, extortion and tender manipulation. Read more…

PM okays Chevron gas compressor on GTCL system

September 8, 2009

The prime minister yesterday approved a Petrobangla proposal to award a $ 52.7 million contract to US company Chevron to install a gas compressor station to improve gas flow pressure in the Gas Transmission Company Ltd (GTCL) system under a Production Sharing Contract (PSC). Read more…

Bridge faulty or the river? Cargo vessels can’t pass through under-construction Third Buriganga Bridge; project boss rejects claim of wrongdoings

September 8, 2009

The Third Buriganga Bridge at Basila has been built at least two meters below its vertical clearance requirement, seriously undermining the river’s navigability and flouting contractual prerequisite. Read more…

Load shedding to go in a year: Minister

September 8, 2009

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Mohammad Enamul Haque today said in Parliament that the country will get rid of acute power shortage in next one year.

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New TV channels to get licences soon

September 8, 2009

The government will soon give licences to a number of private satellite television channels for broadcasting, Information Minister Abul Kalam Azad informed the parliament this morning.

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