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Dhaka Wednesday,  Mar 29, 2017
The loan agreement on installing the most awaited power plant of Rampal is going to be signed today. The deal is likely to be signed this evening. The coal-based power plant of Rampal has a budget of $2 billion, among which $1.6 billion will be financed by the Indian Exim Bank. The Indian Exim bank will ink a deal on this $1.6 billion loan with the plant materializing authority Bangladesh-India... »

Power Sector

Coal-based Power Generation Rises 6 pc In India

srilanka-coal-power-plant-360x198 NEW DELHI: The coal-based power generation increased by six per cent to 674.4 billion units (BU) during the April-December period of the ongoing fiscal, Indian Parliament was informed today. “During the period of April to December 2016, the coal-based power generation grew by 6.18 per cent to 674.492 BU as... »

Gas Sector

ONGC To Invest Rs 21,500-Crore In India’s Deepest Gas Find

offshore State-owned ONGC will invest over Rs 21,500 crore to develop India’s deepest gas discovery by 2022-23, helping it more than double output from its prime KG basin block. Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), which had last year firmed up an investment of Rs 34,012 crore in bringing to production... »


Oil Prices Dive 5 Percent As U.S. Crude Inventories Balloon

oil-energybangla Oil prices plunged 5 percent to their lowest levels this year on Wednesday as U.S. crude inventories surged much more than expected to a record high, stoking concerns a global glut could persist even as OPEC tries to prop up prices with output curbs. Crude stockpiles in the world’s top... »

EB Reports

Bangladesh Cap 100th Test With Landmark Four-Wicket Win

cricket bd Bangladesh have carved out a thrilling four-wicket win over Sri Lanka riding on a brilliant all round performance from Shakib Al Hasan to seal a memorable 100th Test. Chasing 191 to win, Tamim Iqbal struck a fine 82 before skipper Mushfiqur Rahim (22 not out) carried Bangladesh over the finishing... »

Green Pages

BD’s Solar Power Costliest In Asia

solar1-337x205 In terms of the price of solar power that is generated through the solar panel, Bangladesh holds the top most position in Asia.  The average price of per watt of solar power in Bangladesh is around 120 taka which is nearly double or even triple than that of India, Pakistan... »

Coal Sector

Barapukuria Coal Mine Workers Suspend Strike

boropukuria coal workers Production was halted at Bangladesh’s lone coalfield after workers went on strike on Sunday demanding job regularisation Dinajpur’s agitating coal mine workers, demanding job regularisation, have suspended their strike after the district administration promised them a meeting with power ministry officials. At the proposed meeting, the workers’ demand will be... »


Rooppur NPP: Draft Approved On Spent Fuel Management

rooppur-nuclear-power-plant Bangladesh and Russia have approved and initialed the draft of agreement on spent fuel management for Rooppur nuclear power plant on March 15, 2017 in Dhaka. Both the sides agreed to prepare the final documents for formal signing at the earliest. A Russian delegation comprising Nikolay Spassky, Deputy CEO of... »

Something to Say

Price Hike Of Gas Is Rational But Two phased system Is Not

ijaj-hossain-226x205 The government’s decision on price hike of gas is rational and it has to be raised sooner or later, but raising the price in two phases is illogical, said Prof. Izaz Hossain, a faculty of BUET. People would be able to adjust themselves somehow to the new price of gas... »


World Water Day Today

world water day-energybangla The World Water Day-2017 is being observed in the country and elsewhere across the globe today in a befitting manner with the theme “Wastewater”. The United Nations General Assembly designated March 22 as the World Water Day since 1993, following a resolution taken in Rio, Brazil, in 1992 when demands... »