MEHERPUR : About 60 families of a village under Sadar upazila in the district have been brought under rural electrification network by Meherpur Palli Bidyut Samity (MPBS) on Friday, reports BSS.

DHAKA : Despite a major reduction in child under-nutrition over the last two decades, there has been a considerable increase in obesity among children in Bangladesh, creating a dual burden of poor

DHAKA : The government has augmented generation of power, expanded transmission lines, distribution lines and improved capacity of other sectors aimed at reaching the economic growth to become a mi

DHAKA : Forest and Environment Minister Anwar Hossain Manju yesterday said the government has launched massive campaign to enhance forest coverage for protecting biodiversity aiming to fight climat

DHAKA : The Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of a policy, titled ‘Social Development Fund Formation and Operations Policy for the coal-based power plant project areas’, to create a fund for the

SANGSAD BHABAN : The Jatiya Sangsad yesterday unanimously passed the “Oceanographic Research Institute Bill, 2014″ aimed at setting up a research institute to extract sea resources and ensure their

DHAKA : The UN expert team will share its full report on Sundarbans oil spill incident today in the city, reports UNB.

DHAKA : Although seven months of the current fiscal have elapsed, the National Board of Revenue (NBR) could not yet take any effective step for realising ‘one percent surcharge’ or ‘green tax’ from

DHAKA : The Cabinet Purchase Committee on Wednesday approved five proposals, including the Bhairab River Re-excavation Project in Meherpur to be implemented by Dockyard and Engineering Works Ltd, a

DHAKA : Experts at a discussion here on Wednesday said the outcome of the 20th Conference of Parties (COP 20) held recently in Lima, Peru have disappointed Bangladesh and other developing countries