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Dhaka Saturday,  Apr 25, 2015
The death toll in the powerful earthquake that hit Nepal on Saturday has risen to 758, a home ministry official said, of which 467 were in the Kathmandu Valley that is the most heavily populated part of the Himalayan country. The earthquake also sent tremors through northern India while toppling a 19th-century tower in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu and triggering a fatal avalanche on Mount Everest. There were reports of... »

Power Sector

Power companies using high ash coal may face legal action

power-companies-using-high-ash-coal-may-face-legal-action NEW DELHI: Thermal power plants and collieries that continue to burn high-ash content coal, better watch out for the Environment Ministry, which has warned of legal action against them. The stringent advisory comes against the backdrop of instances of serious violations of the January 2014 notification that mandated supply and... »

Gas Sector

ONGC to take over Tapti gas field facilities

oilongc NEW DELHI: Oil and Natural Gas Corp has agreed to take over a part of the abandoned assets of the western offshore Tapti gas field from its joint venture partners Reliance IndustriesBSE -0.06 % and BG once output falls to zero. With Tapti output declining rapidly, partners in the Panna-Mukta... »

Petroleum

India Petrol price cut by 80 paise/litre, diesel by Rs 1.30/litre

oil MUMBAI: India’s state-run oil marketing companies have reduced retail prices for petrol by Rs 0.80 a litre and retail price of diesel by Rs 1.30 a litre responding to lower crude oil prices. The new rates would be effective from April 16. Prior to this, the oil marketing companies had... »

EB Reports

Russian Scholarships in Nuclear Energy for BD Students

rosatom student Twenty more Bangladeshi students will be awarded scholarships this year to study nuclear energy at under graduate and post-graduate levels in different academic facilities in Russia, which are members of Rosatom’s consortium of core higher educational institutions. Scholarship will be awarded under the quota of Russian Ministry for Education and... »

Green Pages

Rooftop solar makes sense, but slow in take-off: Experts

rooftop-solar-makes-sense-but-slow-in-take-off-experts NEW DELHI: Rooftop projects will help the Centre realise its ambitious target of adding 100 gigawatts (GW) of solar power by 2022 even as the green energy has its own challenges, say industry experts. Solar power producers are of the view that the concept of rooftop solar solutions for households... »

Coal Sector

Phulbari Coal Mine Project

GCM Resources Is in Advocacy

coal Despite long-time silence from Government end to go ahead- GCM Resources-a London based resource Development Company is still advocating for developing Phulbari Coal Project- a crown jewel of country’s coal resources. As a pioneer investor in country’s untapped coal resources, GCM showed unlimited passions and commitment to develop the coal... »

Something to Say

Top 12 Media Myths On Oil Prices

oil.crude world rig_9 The upstream oil and gas industry is not a black hole. There’s no mystery wrapped in an enigma here. There are a lot of meetings with engineers, chemists and geologists. There’s a constantly evolving learning curve. And then there’s all the regulations and compliance. But all-in-all it’s pretty straight forward,... »

Environment

Shell takes legal action over Greenpeace protest on rig

oil.shall LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2015 (BSS/AFP) – Oil giant Shell filed a legal complaint Tuesday against Greenpeace protestors who have boarded an Arctic-bound oil rig in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, a spokeswoman said. The six activists are camping out on the 38,000-tonne Polar Pioneer platform, which they boarded... »