SSC, equivalent exams postponed due to worsening flood situation

The government on Friday postponed this year’s Secondary School Certificate and equivalent examinations, scheduled to begin on June 19, due to the worsening flood situation.
A press release, issued by the education ministry on the day, said that due to worsening flood situation SSC general, SSC vocational and Dakhil examinations under all boards are being suspended.
The changed schedule of the examinations will be given later, the release added.
The government decision came

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Power scenario grim as summer ahead

2,500mw power shortage in the irrigation season
The country is going to face a shortfall of at least 2,500 megawatts of electricity in peak hours in the coming Boro season, informed sources said on the basis of possible demand and generation scenario.
The demand for electricity will exceed 6,500 mw by February due to irrigation, SSC examinations, World Cup Cricket and rise in temperature while the power division expects generation of maximum

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