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Dhaka Monday,  Dec 11, 2017

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energy heckathon The ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources has launched an idea hunting competition also known as ‘Power and Energy Hackathon’ which the ministry thinks will help to find sustainable solutions to the country’s prevailing energy crisis. The two-day hackathon is setting off today at the city’s international convention city of Bashundhara area. The state minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid is expected to inaugurate the 2... »
anu-muhammad-337x205 The National Committee to Protect Oil-Gas, Natural Resources and Power-Port is likely to organize a grand rally on 20th April in Khulna protesting the controversial Rampal power plant which is located near the Sundarbans region. The national committee made the announcement at a press conference at Mukti Bhaban in the city on Tuesday. Convener of the national committee Engineer Sheikh Muhammad Shahidullah read out a written statement at the press... »
us us ambassador bd with nosrul energy bangla US Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia S Bernicat on Monday said her country is interested to work in renewable energy sector of Bangladesh. “Companies from the public and private sectors are showing their keen interests to work in Bangladesh’s power and energy sector,” she said this while paying a courtesy call on State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid at his ministry office Monday. Reciprocating to the US... »
Ramna-chayanot-energy bangla The nation is set to celebrate “Pahela Baishakh”, Bengali New Year 1424, amid much enthusiasm and traditional gaiety on Friday. Different socio-cultural organizations and government institutions will organize different programs including musical functions, colorful marches and street side Baishakhi fairs in the city as elsewhere across the country to welcome the Bengali New Year. Chhayanat Sangeet Vidyatan, a leading institutions of Bengali culture, will welcome the new year playing Sitar... »
dav International Islamic Trade and Finance Corporation (IITFC) has come up with a proposal for funding country’s power and energy infrastructure projects. The proposal came when an IITFC high level delegation called on State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid at his secretariat office in the city yesterday. The IITFC – an extended hand of Islamic Development Group – is now funding for petroleum fuels purchase. But the funding has... »
Indo-Bangla-Meeting-03 Bangladesh and India have signed 22 deals, with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi heralding a “golden era” in bilateral relations. List of Agreements, MoUs between Bangladesh, India Defence, civil nuclear cooperation and cyber security are among the agreements. Hasina and Modi led the delegations of their two countries to the official talks held on Saturday in New Delhi. Here are the salient points: >> Under... »
BENAPOLE-Train-1 Bangladesh and India have started the trial run of passenger train services between Khulna and Kolkata with the arrival of a train at Petrapole along the border. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee jointly flagged off the train service via video-conferencing from New Delhi. Regular services between the Kolkata station and Khulna will start in July, the Press Trust of... »
Hasina-Modi-Meeting-1 Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement during the joint media briefing at the Hyderabad House after his one-on-one-meeting with Hasina and the bilateral talks. Modi rolled out a $4.5 billion line of concessional credit for the implementation of projects in Bangladesh. This brings India’s funding for Bangladesh to more than $8 billion over the past six years. Announcing an additional $500 million to Bangladesh for military supplies, Modi said:... »
2017-04-08_bss-28_633064 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today acknowledged the Teesta issue to have drawn “greatest attention” in regard to bilateral relations and expressed his “firm belief” that it would find an early solution. “I firmly believe that it is only my government and Excellency Sheikh Hasina, your government, that can and will find an early solution to Teesta water sharing,” Modi said in a statement after talks her visiting Bangladesh counterpart... »
hajaribag-power-energybangla-337x205 The Department of Environment (DoE) started disconnecting the utilityservices including electricity to the tanneries which have not moved yet from Hajaribagh to Savar following a recent High Court order. A team consisted of DoE director general (FG) Md Raisul Alam Mondal and two officials from Dhaka district administration and two magistrates conducted drives against the tanneries that have not relocated their tanneries at Savar. Following the High Court order, the... »