Md Nazrul Islam

AL MP appoints foreigner to pvt university post in violation of rules

A Pakistani citizen has been illegally working at a private university in Chattogram for nearly two and a half years after being appointed by a local ruling-party lawmaker, who is also chairman of the board of trustees of the institution

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Undersea oil pipeline to save Tk 800 crore a year

A 110km pipeline to transport crude oil and diesel from a deep-sea mooring, 16km off the Maheshkhali coast, to Eastern Refinery Ltd in Chattogram’s Patenga is all set to be commissioned tomorrow. 

High Salinity: Neighbourhoods in Ctg can’t use supply water

The Chattogram Water Supply and Sewerage Authority is in trouble as tidal saline water has entered the Halda river, water of which Chattogram Wasa uses to supply the city.

Two vendors reluctant to supply fuel to BPC

Two of the six vendors of the Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation have expressed reservations about providing further fuel cargos, in a development that raises questions of whether the state agency would be able to ensure uninterrupted supply in the coming months.

Russian oil not refinable here

Russian crude oil cannot be refined in Bangladesh as the country’s lone refinery does not have the equipment to refine it.

Not possible to refine Russian crude oil at Eastern Refinery: Technical committee

The technical committee of the Eastern Refinery (ERL) has said that it is not possible to refine Russian crude oil at the Eastern Refinery.

BPC plans to import discounted Russian diesel, jet fuel

Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) is considering buying discounted diesel and jet fuel from Russia as it seeks relief from the elevated prices in the global market.

Fun trip ends in tragedy

A picnic was organised to boost the morale of a batch of SSC and HSC students, but the smiling faces in the group photo taken yesterday morning will remain a poignant reminder that some of those lives were cruelly cut short mere hours later.

April 20, 2022
April 20, 2022

Patiently threaded, diligently made

With Eid approaching, the artisans of the port city’s Bihari Palli, who specialise in zardozi and karchupi work (intricate designs done by hand with beads and metal thread embroidery) are working day and night to straighten out their orders at different boutiques of the region.

March 9, 2022
March 9, 2022

Runaway energy prices raise alarm

The runaway fuel oil and gas price in the international markets has already hit Bangladesh’s foreign exchange reserves and intensified pressures on the exchange rate amid the escalation of imports at higher prices.

March 3, 2022
March 3, 2022

Bangladesh feels the heat of Ukraine invasion

The far-reaching implications of an ongoing rally in oil prices amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have already descended on Bangladesh as the state-owned Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) is losing Tk 19 crore per day.

February 10, 2022
February 10, 2022

Now water getting costlier

Water prices in the capital are set to see a sharp rise after Dhaka Wasa yesterday said that it wants the government to approve a “20 percent hike” in tariffs.

February 9, 2022
February 9, 2022

BPC counts Tk12cr loss daily for higher diesel price

The government is counting a loss of Tk 12.40 crore per day in selling diesel to customers as the price of the most-consumed fuel in Bangladesh is on the rise in the global markets.

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