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Bapex starts drilling new gas well in Bhola

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A Correspondent
Bhola: Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Limited (Bapex) started the drilling of new gas well called Bhola North 1 in the district's Sadar upazila on Saturday.
Nazimuddin Chowdhury, secretary of Energy and Mineral Resources Division of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry inaugurated the drilling work.
During inauguration, Nazimuddin said Bapex will drill a total of 28 exploratory wells in current fiscal year and nine of these have already...
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HC issues rule against DSCC’s addl holding tax

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Court Correspondent
The High Court on Sunday issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain as to why the collection of additional holding tax from the residents of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) should not be declared ille-gal.
A bench of Justice Tarique-ul Hakim and Justice M...
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UN calls to stand up for all human rights

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Staff Reporter
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has urged people and leaders everywhere to stand up for all human rights - civil, political, economic, social and cultural -- and for the values that underpin hopes for a fairer, safer and better world for all.
"On this Human Rights Day, I want...
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ICT to be biggest forex earning sector: PM

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Staff Reporter
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday expressed the optimism that the ICT sector will be the biggest con-tributor to the country's foreign currency earning in near future.
"I think this (ICT) will be our biggest contributor to the export bucket, we want to give training to our...
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PM leaves for Paris today to join One Planet Summit

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Staff Reporter
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina leaves here for Paris today on a three-day official visit to attend 'One Planet Sum-mit'.
During her visit, the Prime Minister will hold a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron.
Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali briefed the media about the visit...
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