Same price for CNG, Octane recommended

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources recommended the same price for Octane and compressed natural gas (CNG) by increasing CNG price.

The committee also proposed for more subsidies on Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) to increase the use of LPG at households.

The committee came up with recommendations after a meeting held recently in the city.


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2nd nuclear power plant in Khulna

Government has taken decision to establish country’s second nuclear power plant in its south-western region.

“Khulna’s Labanchara has primarily been selected for the plant,” said Yeafesh Osman, state minister for science and technology.

He told that the Chinese government has shown their interest in this proposed power plant.


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PM to land ministry Be careful in digitizing land records

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has advised the authorities concerned to be careful in digitizing the land records and survey management.

The PM told the land ministry officials during her visit to the ministry on Thursday morning.

She said that country’s most of the court cases have been created with land-related issues.


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ATM Azhar verdict anyday

The International Crimes Tribunal -1 on Thursday said that it will deliver the verdict on the war crimes case against Jamaat’s Assistant Secretary General ATM Azharul Islam at a later date.

The three-member tribunal led-by justice M Enayetur Rahim on Thursday passed the order.

Earlier in the day, the tribunal recorded dlosing law-point arguments from both sides in the trial of the 1971 war crimes allegedly perpetrated ATM Azhar.


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Shahbagh Gainers & Losers

Remember the February 5, 2013. Remember the electrifying environment the following days following the verdict of Abdul Kader Mollah. It was a mass uprising after Mollah was awarded life-term imprisonment by the International Crimes Tribunal when a capital punishment was expected by the mass people for crimes against humanity committed by the Jamaat leader during the war of liberation in 1971.


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