Invite fresh bids for offshore blocks:Prime Minister

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday instructed the energy and mineral resources ministry to invite fresh bids for offshore blocks to ensure optimum extraction of oil and gas from the Bay of Bengal.

PM lying as usual: Fakhrul

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been lying in order to hide the government's failure with derogatory remarks on Ziaur Rahaman, BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir blamed.

President calls for strengthening communal harmony

President Abdul Hamid today urged people of all religions to further strengthen the existing fraternity and friendly bonding with a view to ensuring national advancement and prosperity.

Government to appoint consultant to re-design offshore blocks

The government will appoint an international consultant to re-design offshore blocks in the Bay following settlement of dispute with India and Myanmar over maritime boundary.

PM stresses hassle-free delivery of MRPs

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Tuesday directed the officials concerned to take steps for ensuring timely delivery of machine-readable passports without any hassle and harassment to the applicants.

Government to seek opinions before approving Destiny license

The government has decided to seek opinion from the stakeholders before giving license to the controversial Multi Level Marketing (MLM) company Destiny 2000 Ltd.

ECNEC approves coal power plant of Tk 35,984 crore

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved five projects, including the Matarbari coal-run power plant project, involving Tk 37,339 crore.

High Court: Why Destiny officials won't get bail?

The High Court yesterday issued a rule upon the government to explain in four weeks as to why two high officials of the Destiny Group should not be granted bail in two money laundering cases.

Minister Syed Mohsin Ali calls journalists "Khobish"

Showing attacking gesture, the Social Welfare Minister said journalists were “uneducated, non-graduate and also characterless.”

Government to launch ‘Chakri Nebo Na, Chakri Debo programme’

The government is mulling to create entrepreneurs in Information Technology (IT) in all the 480 upazilas aimed at creating scope for self employment for the youths.

NBR: Sheltered by 'bribery and corruption'

The country’s informal business sector has categorically identified “bribery and corruption” in the National Board of Revenue (NBR) and its officials as major obstacles in doing business in Bangladesh.

Government opens consumer complaint centre

The government has set up the ‘National Consumer Complaint Centre’ aimed at preserving consumer rights and receiving complaints from consumers centrally under the Consumers’ Right Protection Act.

New scheme aims to save farmland

The government is looking to save agricultural land from further shrinkage through constructing multi-storeyed buildings in villages.

Legal notice by Govt. to ban Indian TV channels

A lawyer sent a legal notice to the government, seeking a stop to the airing of all Indian TV channels in Bangladesh within 24 hours.

Conspiracies being hatched against government: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said several conspiracies are now being hatched against her government by various quarters in different parts of the world.

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