Country gets back to standard time Dec 31

December 25, 2009

Clocks will be adjusted backward by an hour at 11:59pm on December 31, the cabinet decided on Thursday.
The prime minister’s press secretary Abul Kalam Azad told reporters after the cabinet meeting that the government had also decided to introduce daylight saving time on an annual basis.
The cabinet decided that clocks would be adjusted backward at 11:59pm on December 31 by an hour to 10:59pm. Clocks will advanced by an hour in daylight saving time again on March 31.
Clocks will be advanced by an hour on March 31 in daylight saving time and be adjusted backward to the standard time on October 31 every year, according to the cabinet decision.
The government introduced daylight saving time on June 19, by advancing clocks at 11:00pm by an hour to 12 midnight to save on electricity during evening hours.

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