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BD set to export poultry feed early next year

Bangladesh is going to export poultry feed for the first time, with the first shipment set to leave for India early next year, officials said on Monday. Industry insiders said a local company, NOURISH, will send the consignment of poultry feed to the northeastern states of India early next year."We...

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Campaign materials visible in city even after deadline

Various election campaign materials, including posters, banners, graffiti and festoons, are still visible at different places across Dhaka city even a day after the deadline to remove them.On November 8, Election Commission (EC) directed all political parties to remove the campaign materials by November 15, as the 11th parliamentary election...

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Mother of Humanity Award policy gets cabinet nod

The Cabinet has approved a policy of the Mother of Humanity Award under which the government would give 'Mother of Humanity Award' to the deserving persons/ organisations on the National Social Welfare Day every year, reports UNB.The approval was given in the weekly meeting of the cabinet held at Bangladesh...

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BERC asks gas cos to install EVC meters for bulk users

The country's energy regulator has asked all gas distribution companies to install EVC (electronic volume corrector) meters for large gas clients aiming to reduce pilferage and misuse.Industries, captive power plants, CNG (compressed natural gas) filling stations, commercial and metered households are among the large consumers instructed within the next one...

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Provide treatment to Khaleda as per board advice: HC

The High Court asked on Monday the authorities concerned to provide proper treatment to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, if necessary, as per the recommendations of the medical board formed for her treatment, reports UNB.The HC bench of Justice Sheikh Hassan Arif and Justice Razik Al Jalil passed the order after...

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Govt resolves FSRU issues, to resume LNG imports

Bangladesh will resume liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports this week after resolving issues with its sole floating storage and regasification (FSRU) unit, a senior official said on Monday, reports Reuters.Two cargoes, meant to be delivered on November 07 and November 15, had been cancelled as the FSRU was closed due...

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Bangladeshi shot in New York while chasing robbers

A Bangladeshi man was shot in the leg by robbers in the Astoria neighbourhood of Queens, New York City, US media reports.A group of three suspects entered the Bonoful Grocery store on 36th Avenue on Saturday and initially pretended to be police officers, according to bdnews24.com."The first guy showed. metal...

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Nissan to fire its chief after ‘arrest’ over ‘misconduct’

The Japanese carmaker, which owns the UK's second-largest car factory in Sunderland, said claims raised by a whistleblower also led it to uncover alleged use of the business's money for personal purposes, according to Sky News.The announcement was made shortly after reports emerged Carlos Ghosn, who is also chief executive...

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Lanka's new PM may lose budget even as he clings to power

COLOMBO, Nov 19 (Reuters): Sri Lanka's newly appointed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, who lost two motions of no confidence last week, may lose his government's budget even as he clings to power.Lawmakers opposed to Rajapaksa said they intend to remove funding for staff salaries and other costs in a vote...

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Namaj e Janaza of Managing Editor of BSS Shahriar Shahid

The Namaj e Janaza of Managing Editor of Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) Shahriar Shahid (inset) being held at Jatiya Press Club in the city on Monday — Focus Bangla

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