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ECNEC okays 10 projects worth Tk 6,967cr

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The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved 10 development projects involving Taka 6,967 crore, including modernization of 21 metre-gauge diesel-electric locomotives of Bangladesh Railway (BR), reports BSS. 

The approval came at the weekly meeting of the ECNEC held at the NEC Conference Room in city’s Sher-e-Banglanagar with ECNEC Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair.

Planning Minister M A Mannan, after the meeting, briefed newsmen about the outcome of the meeting. He said of the total...Details»


Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by 62 runs

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Shakib Al Hasan became only the second player to score a fifty and grab a five-for in a World Cup game ...Details»

4 killed as Upaban Express crashes in Moulvibazar

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At least four people were killed and over two hundreds injured as intercity train ‘Upaban Express’ derailed at Baramchal under Kulaura ...Details»


Bangladesh discovers first magnetite iron mine

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Geological Survey of Bangladesh (GSB) has announced they discovered the country’s first magnetic mine or iron ore at Hakimpur upazila of Dinajpur.

“A 400-foot thick iron layer ...Details»

ECNEC clears 11 projects involving Tk 8,052cr

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The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved 11 development projects with an outlay of Taka 8,052 crore, including one for water supply ...Details»

Shakib, Liton heroics lead Tigers to sensational win

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Shakib Al Hasan scored a majestic century while Liton Das hit 94 off just 69 balls as Bangladesh sealed a surreal seven-wicket victory by chasing a ...Details»

Cabinet okays Bangladesh Tariff Commission Act, 2019

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The cabinet on Monday gave its final approval to the proposed Bangladesh Tariff Commission (Amendment) Act-2019 amending the country’s main tariff law originally enacted in 1973 ...Details»

Shakib enters elite 6000-run club in ODI

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Before entering the World Cup encounter against West Indies on Monday, stalwart Shakib Al Hasan needed 23 runs to complete 6000 ODI runs as the second ...Details»

87% of people are getting safe water: Minister

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Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Minister Md Tazul Islam said about 13.92 crore people, 87% of the country’s total population, are getting safe water.

 The minister ...Details»