The government on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malaysia to set up 1320 (2 x660) MW coal-based power plant under joint venture between Bangladesh Power Development Board an

RAJSHAHI : Full-fledged implementation of water and sanitation rights in Barind region has become indispensable for the hard-to-reach people as their living and livelihood condition is becoming vul

KHULNA : The Forest Department has taken a master plan for protecting the Sunderbans, world heritage mangrove forest, to attract tourists, ahead of tourism year in 2015, reports BSS.

Bangladesh and India on Saturday reiterated their commitment to finalisation of an interim agreement for sharing the waters of the Teesta and Feni rivers, reports UNB.

DHAKA : Bengal Tigers, one of the critically endangered species, face extinction as their habitats in the Sundarbans are going to be severely affected due to the growing extreme climate events and

RANGPUR : The farmers have incurred huge production losses of over 2.78 lakh tonnes of crops worth over Taka 587 crore following recent floods in eight northern districts along the Brahmaputra basi

GAIBANDHA : The people in the flood-hit areas of the district are being attacked with water borne diseases like diarrhoea, dysentery, respiratory track infection, skin and eye infection with the re

For extending the law by another four years till October 11, 2018, the Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of a Power Division proposal on the ‘Speedy Supply of Power and Energy (Special Provision

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved three development projects involving TK 270.61 crore, including one to formulate and conserve land survey and re

BHOLA : Onrush of water from the upstream and heavy rainfall over the last couple of days flooded more than 50 villages in three upazilas in the district, leaving about 2 lakh people marooned, repo