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Dhaka Tuesday,  Jan 22, 2019

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Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company (Pvt.) Limited (BIFPCL) has been contributing significantly for the social development in Rampal upazila of Bagerhat district. Under its community development initiatives, the company distributed 76 water filters to 15 Schools and 4 Colleges of Rampal upzila and 35 Wheel Chairs to physically challenged people of nearby villages of the project site. A free medical camp for the villagers was also organized by the company. Both... »
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the government will give priority to ensure reliable and affordable electricity for all during its new tenure. “We’ve achieved 94 percent accessibility, so now reliable and affordable power will be our main priority in the next five years,” he said while exchanging New Year greetings with reporters at his ministry’s conference room here. The state minister said the... »
The Awami League-led Grand Alliance clinched a landslide victory with over two thirds majority in the 11th general elections amid festivity giving the Grand Alliance yet another chance to form the government for the third consecutive terms. The massive victory has paved the way for Awami League President Sheikh Hasina to lead the government as Prime Minister for the fourth times and third times in a row. The election commission... »
Amid much enthusiasm and festivity, the 11th Jatiya Sangsad (JS) elections will be held today with 10, 42, 38,677 voters exercising their franchise to elect 299 members of parliament out of 300. The balloting will begin at 8 am and continue till 4 pm without any break. The election in Gaibandha-3 constituency has been deferred due to the death of a candidate and voting for the seat will be held... »
A workshop for safe usage of LP Gas was recently arranged by G-Gas LPG in Uttara, Dhaka.The event was attended by the Mr. Abu Sayed Raza, General Manager, Energypac Power Generation limited (G-Gas LPG) and Mr. Md Samsul Alam, Chief Inspector, Department of Explosives. The hundred plus distributors, retailers and consumers of the surrounding area were demonstrated on LPG safe usage by Mr. Mahabubul Islam Khan, Senior Manager, Sales &... »
Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) will not raise the price of gas and electricity for at least one year if they are voted to power in the coming election. They will also form a task force to investigate the reasons for high costs involving quick rental power projects. BNP has unveiled the party’s manifesto for the upcoming national election and promised many things for the betterment of the energy and power... »
Awami League (AL) has promised to provide access to electricity to every household in the country within the next five years if they are voted to power in the upcoming election. The party declared it in their election manifesto for the national election of 2018. Bangladesh Nationalist party (BNP) also committed to continue all ongoing big projects on power sector. AL in their manifesto said that, they will ensure energy... »
At the third Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Bangladesh Independent Power Producers’ Association (BIPPA) the President of BIPPA Mohammad Latif Khan thanked the government of Bangladesh for the policy support that enabled Independent Power Producers (IPP) to contribute contribute 47% of nation’s installed power generation capacity of about 20,000 MW. The annual report and upcoming fiscal year’s budget of BIPPA were also approved at the AGM. BIPPA was formed in... »
A child was killed and six others were injured in a gas cylinder explosion in Dhaka’s Jatrabari. The incident took place at Dholpur near the RAB-10 camp around 8:30am on Friday, said firefighter Rashed Sikder. The victim has been identified as seven-year-old Tahsin. Of the injured, four were identified as Sumon, 40, his wife Sajuli, 35, their son Nishan, 14, and Sumon’s aunt Atra Begum, 70. Four firefighter units were... »
Yesterday at the reception of the High Commissioner of Canada Her Excellency Nancy Lynn McDonald’s residence in Singapore, Honourable Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau speaking with the Chairman of Summit Group Muhammed Aziz Khan appreciated Summit’s effort to bring LNG, a source of clean energy that will decarbonise power generation in Bangladesh. Mr Trudeau also praised Honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as a great leader of Bangladesh, developing countries... »