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No immediate plan of bidding for onshore gas exploration: Tawfiq Elahi

Dhaka – Prime Minister’s Energy Advisor Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury has said that there is no immediate plan of bidding for onshore gas exploration in the country. “But some international oil companies (IOCs) might be chosen for exploration work for few onshore fields on case to case basis”, he said while responding to a question at a seminar at Petrobangla in ... Read More »

4 ‘JMB’ men held in Lalmonirhat

Dhaka – Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members in a drive arrested four alleged members of banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from MM Plaza market area of Patgram municipality in Lalmonirhat on Wednesday night. Read More »

Transforming food systems

Washington, 1 Aug (IPS/Alice Lloyd) — The world’s food systems face two immense challenges today. One, to produce enough food to nourish a global population of seven billion people without harming the environment. Read More »

Farmer-herder conflicts on the rise in Africa

By Juliana Nnoko-Mewanu Minnesota, United States, Aug 6 2018 (IPS) – Violent clashes between farmers and herders in Nigeria’s Middle Belt in June reminded me of a smelting hot afternoon a year ago. I was sitting in my living room watching a herder grazing his cows in my yard in the small town in southwestern Cameroon where I live. Read More »