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  • 30 pc revenue targeted from non-ticket sources

    Dhaka Metro rail project Staff Correspondent: As the fares would not be sufficient to cover the operating cost of the metro rail, Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) is keen to develop a transit-oriented development (TOD) hub and some four plazas at the stations.“Commercial activities would be operated at each…

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  • Bangabandhu Tunnel work going on in full swing

    Chattogram Bureau: Work to build the country’s first and South Asia’s largest underwater expressway tunnel ‘Bangabandhu Tunnel’ under Karnafuli River in Chattogram is going on in full swing. So far, 71 percent of the total work has been completed. If the construction work proceeds at the current pace, it will…

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  • New gas field found in Sylhet

    It holds 68b cubic feet reserve: Nasrul Hamid Staff Correspondent: State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid yesterday formally announced Zakiganj as the country 28th gas field having 68 billion cubic feet of gas reserve.The state-owned Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company (Bapex) made the discovery in…

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  • Metro rail set to start by December 2022

    Industry Desk: Bangladesh’s long wait for its first-ever metro rail is going to be over by December 2022 as work on the project has gained momentum despite disruptions by coronavirus pandemic, said MAN Siddique, managing director at Dhaka Mass Transit Company Ltd.Four train sets _ each comprising six air-conditioned coaches…

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  • Telemedicine service to be launched at 16000 community hospitals

    Staff Correspondent: The government has taken initiative to introduce telemedicine service at 16,000 community hospitals across the country and bring 2000 hospitals under digital service, said sate minister for ICT Junayed Ahmed Palak.The junior minister came up with the information while talking at a virtual seminar on ‘Digitalisation of health…

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  • 3,800 tons of Indian coal coming for Rampal Plant

    Monthly 20,000 tons to be needed Ibrahim Khalil Jewel: The first consignment of nearly 3,800 tonnes of coal-for Rampal Thermal Power Plant in Bangladesh-has left India.The consignment left from Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port in Kolkata for Khulna on July 2, reports the sources from Delhi.The coal has been extracted from…

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  • Palak urges new generation to defeat anti-liberation forces

    Staff Correspondent: State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak yesterday urged the new generation to defeat the anti-liberation forces who are out to destroy achievements earned through the Liberation War.“The anti-liberation forces are spreading false and fabricated information using the cyber space to obliterate achievements earned through our great Liberation…

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  • Dreams to boost economy around Padma Bridge

    Outlook of budget for FY 2021-22 Golam Mostafa Jibon: With the announcement of new budget for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2021-22, the government dreams to boost country’s economy one more step around Padma Bridge as the long cherished demand of people living in the South-Western part of the country over…

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  • 10 coal-fired power projects scrapped

    As part of master plan revision Staff Correspondent: The government has dropped 10 coal-fired power plant projects, with total generation capacity of 8451 MW, as it seeks to revise the country’s power system master plan (PSMP), State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said.The proposed plants are…

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  • Nasrul for using pre-paid meters for electricity, gas

    Staff Correspondent: State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid yesterday laid emphasis on installing pre-paid meters to make effective contributions to the economical use of electricity and gas. “Pre-paid meters would make an effective contribution to the economical use of electricity and gas,” he said, addressing a…

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