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Dhaka Sunday,  Oct 21, 2018

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The nation’s dream satellite, Bangabandhu-I, was launched in the early hours of today. The historic event of Bangladesh’s debut in the space society took place at 2:14 am Bangladesh time when the country’s first geostationary communication satellite started its voyage towards the orbital slot from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, the USA. Falcon 9, the finest rocket of American firm SpaceX, started to carry the satellite to the orbit... »
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the government is working to supply electricity smoothly and speedily at affordable prices along with ensuring clean energy. “Bangladesh is progressing fast and to maintain this trend, we need uninterrupted power supply in the country,” he said, speaking as the chief guest at a workshop at a local hotel here. Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry, Monash University... »
Developed countries should demonstrate greater energy responsibility towards the demand-side management of power wastage and develop frontier technologies to make smart and renewable energy available to developing countries, said Prime Minister’s Energy Adviser Tawfiq-E-Elahi Chowdhury. The current government has achieved unprecedented success in ensuring energy security by quadrupling power generation and championing energy and power grid connectivity with the neighbours in the past nine years, he said yesterday. He made... »
President M Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid tributes to the martyrs of the 1971 Liberation War by placing wreaths at the National Memorial in Savar in commemorating 47th Independence Day on Monday. Hamid and Hasina placed the wreaths at the National Memorial at 6am and observed moments of silence, while a contingent from the Army, Navy and Air Force saluted the martyrs. Cabinet members, justices, top civil... »
In an inspirational show of unity and joy, the people from all walks of life today had a unique opportunity to join gleeful celebrations across the country to become witnesses of Bangladesh’s historic achievement of getting eligibility for graduating to a developing country. The capital Dhaka and other cities and towns of the country wore festive looks this afternoon as people in hundreds attended jubilant celebrations organized to mark the... »
The CEO Round table, has organised by IDCOL at its Head Office on Sunday,  showcased the technology interventions related to energy efficiency measures in the RMG and Textile sector of Bangladesh. Top executives of the major textile and RMG companies were present in the Round table. The Round table has provided the participants with greater insights on emerging energy efficient measures implemented in Bangladesh as well as those considered as... »
Electricity and energy fairs will be held in this September. More than 10 country’s ministers will be invited to the fair. State Minister for Power and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said this on Wednesday. He said this at an agreement signing ceremony held at the capital’s Biddut Bhabon. The State Minister said, this fair will be held at a much larger level before the election.  
The UN says Bangladesh has fulfilled the eligibility requirements to graduate from ‘Least Developed Country’ to ‘Developing Country’ status and can seek official approval for the advance. The UN Committee for Development Policy (CPD) gave a letter announcing Bangladesh’s eligibility for graduation to the Bangladesh Permanent Ambassador to the UN Masud Bin Momen on Friday evening in New York. This begins the graduation process for Bangladesh, which could receive official... »
Finance Minister AMA Muhith Tuesday spelled out the government’s inability to continue providing energy support at cheap rates for long as LNG (liquefied natural gas) is expected to arrive in the domestic market from April. “We shall not be able to continue supplying energy cheaply for a long period. The price of LNG in international market is several times higher compared to local gas price,” he said. Mr Muhith, however,... »
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has received the “Commitment to the Number of the Civil Merit Order”, the highest civil honor of the Kingdom of Spain. Spain’s ambassador to Bangladesh, Alvaro de Salas, on Saturday handed over the award to the state minister in the Spanish Embassy at Dhaka. A press release from the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources (MPEMR) informed about it... »