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Dhaka Saturday,  Mar 25, 2017

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Bangladesh mashrafi energybangla Bangladesh have put their heartbreak in the first ODI behind them in style as a fabulous allround show from skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza powered them to a series-levelling 34-run win over England in the second. The most successful Bangladesh captain blasted a 29-ball 44 to lift the hosts to 238-8 and then tore through the England top-order with three early wickets. The match haul of 4-29 saw Mashrafe emulate Shakib... »
anu-muhammad-337x205 The National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports today said that, it would send an ‘open letter’ to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to scrap the 1,320 MW Rampal power plant near Sunderbans. The letter will be handed over on 18th October to the Indian High Commissioner, Harsh Vardhan Shringla. Member Secretary of National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and... »
highcourt A petition was filed challenging the legality of the transformation of Power Development Board (PDB) in Rajshahi and Rangpur region into a company named North West Zone Power Distribution Company (NWZDC). The High court on Monday dismissed the petition filed against the formation of the new company. The HC bench headed by the judge Md. Rezaul Haque and judge Md. Jahangir Hossain rejected the petition in a hearing held on... »
bangladesh Bangladesh’s extreme poverty rate has dropped to 12.9 percent of the total population in 2015-16, the World Bank says. In its ‘Bangladesh Development Update’, released on Monday, the multi lateral lending agency said it has come down from 13.8 percent in the previous 2014-15. WB Dhaka office’s Lead Economist Zahid Hussain highlighted the key features of the report on Monday at a media conference. He said they have calculated the... »
EPRC-ESAB SIGN Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Signed between Bangladesh Energy & Power Research Council (EPRC) and Engineering Students’ Association of Bangladesh (ESAB). To develop the capacity of young engineers of Bangladesh and to engage them in research and innovation on power & energy EPRC has signed the MoU. To operate and execute few joint initiatives this MoU took place. These initiatives has been connecting the young talents in national programs like ‘National... »
rampal prothom alo A number of experts saterday called for forming an independent commission to monitor the implementation of the coal-based power plant in Rampal to make sure all safety controls being promised by the government are put in place. “Exactly what is happening should be monitored by a neutral commission,” said Ainun Nishat, professor emeritus of Brac University. He was backed by Mustafizur Rahman, executive director of the Centre for Policy Dialogue,... »
tongi-titas-gas-360x202 Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company is investigating whether any leakage in gas line caused the fire that burnt down Tampaco Foils factory in Tongi, killing at least 34. Titas Gas Managing Director Mir Moshiur Rahman said an investigation committee was formed on Thursday, five days into the incident. The state-owned company’s General Manager for Dhaka Metro North, Rana Akbar Haider, is heading the three-member panel. The committee has been... »
rampal-360x179 The environmentalists and experts urged the JS (Jatiya Sangsad) committee to halt the power plant implementation activities and formulate policies to protect the Sundarbans, the largest Mangrove forest. The environmentalists and Sundarbans activists also demanded another EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) conducted by intl. reputed expert agency while they were specially invited to a meeting organized by the ‘parliamentary standing committee on the power ministry’. In its 23rd meeting held on... »
BPDB-logo The leaders of the trade unions of Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB or PDB) have finally agreed with the government’s decision of splitting up the PDB’s distribution wing. The union leaders made an agreement with the state minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid thus leaving the month-long protest against PDB’s split up. A new company named North-West Zone Power Distribution Company (NWZPDC) was formed to take over... »
sultana-kamal rampal protest “We’re not against the country’s development but we’ll certainly stand against any development that causes long term sufferings and burdens to the countrymen”- says the National Committee to Protect Sundarbans The national committee replied in this way while the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina claimed “Anti-development parties are against the Rampal Plant” in a press conference organized a few days earlier. The committee spokesmen expressed their feedback at a press conference... »