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Hillary to meet Khaleda Saturday evening

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is due to arrive in Dhaka early Saturday afternoon, will have a meeting with Leader of the Opposition Khaleda Zia in the evening. Hillary will call on the BNP chairperson at her Gulshan residence at 8:30pm to discuss different bilateral issues, Khaleda’s press secretary Maruf Kamal Khan Sohel […]

Shamim Jahangir   Local power giant Summit Group is going to make separate deals with US-based General Electric Company (GEC) and a Chinese CNEEC and NEPC Consortium on next Thursday to install three mega power plants with generation capacity of 1017 megawatts (MW) of electricity by June next year. Power Division officials, however, are skeptical […]

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Dhaka, Feb 12 (bdnews24.com) – The government has signed a memorandum of understanding with an Indian firm for a feasibility study on the development of wind-power plants in five districts in Bangladesh. The Indian firm ReGen Powertech will experimentally set up a 15megawatt power plant if the study is successful. Deputy secretary (renewable energy) of […]

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A defiant Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad vowed yesterday to inaugurate “important nuclear projects” within days and lashed out at Israel, saying the “story” of the Holocaust underpinning its existence had been “smashed”. In a speech marking the anniversary of Iran’s 1979 Islamic revolution, Ahmadinejad said his nation will “never yield” to Western sanctions and threats […]

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