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Dhaka Wednesday,  Apr 26, 2017

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International Noise Awareness Day 2017-energybangla 1 People all over the world along with organizations and governments will observe the 22nd Annual International Noise Awareness Day (INAD) on today. Bangladesh will also observe the day with various activities like roadshows, view exchange programs, cost-free hearing test and hearing aid distribution programs throughout the country. The Centre for Hearing and Communication (CHC) has been observing the day since 1996 to encourage people to do something about bothersome noise... »
himalaya and chevron - energy bangla Chevron Corporation, the US oil giant has finally declared that it is going to sell its assets in Bangladesh to a Chinese company named Himalaya Energy Company Limited. Therefore, if it gets finalized, the top 3 gas fields of the country will be maintained by the Chinese. Chevron Corp on Monday announced that, its wholly-owned subsidiary, Chevron Global Ventures Ltd., has entered into an agreement to sell the shares of... »
oil-energybangla Kuwait’s appeals court ruled Sunday that a government decision to raise petrol prices was in line with the constitution, overturning a decision by a lower court. It said the decision to raise prices was within the cabinet’s powers. Ali al-Ali, one of several lawyers who filed the suit against the government, said on Twitter the group intends to challenge the latest ruling in Kuwait’s supreme court, whose decisions are final.... »
BARCIK - energy bangla Researchers and development activists here have underscored the role of students and other youth forces for protecting the natural and renewable energy resources. They stressed for building up the youths as enriched and knowledgeable on protection of the energy resources so that they can contribute to the issue effectively. They added the issues of renewable energies, mass-awareness on fuel, rights and access of marginalized population on fuel and climate change... »
Muhith-US-energy bangla The government’s plan to cut oil prices in Bangladesh to boost economic growth is awaiting final approval from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said. “The prime minister’s response is expected shortly.” Muhith is currently in Washington to attend the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank. His comments came during a media briefing following his meeting with IMF Deputy Managing Director... »
Gas_Crisis-01 People of Mirpur in the capital experienced suspension of gas supply from 10:00pm on Thursday to 5:00am on Friday due to operational activities of Metro Rail. After a long 19-hour suffering, the gas supply resumed on Friday. During this period, there was no gas supply in different areas of Mirpur including East Swerapara, East Kazipara, Mirpur-11, Mirpur-13 and Mirpur-14. Managing Director of Titas Gas Distribution Company Eng. Nowshad Islam told... »
kackathon energy bangla Students from the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) has found a way to use water hyacinth as a smokeless means of cooking fuel for the villagers. The SUST team had to find the solution of ‘biomass gas stove implementation’ that was given by the competition authority and they have solved the problem in such a creative way. This wasn’t the only mind blowing solutions, students from other engineering... »
heatwave - energy bangla Intense heatwave has gripped India with mercury soaring to 45 degrees in some parts of the country, meteorological department officials said Thursday. In the southern state of Telangana, at least 37 people have died due to the heatwave since the beginning of this month, India’s official broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) said. “Yesterday, severe heatwave conditions were prevailing at many places over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi,” a statement issued... »
BD Bhutan energy bangla Bangladesh and Bhutan have reaffirmed to further consolidate bilateral ties and agreed to work bilaterally and sub- regionally to boost cooperation in the areas of power, water resources, and connectivity for mutual benefit. A joint statement issued after the three-day state visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to Bhutan said today that the two countries also agreed to continue to work together for greater peace, prosperity and development in the... »
pdb-173x205 Allegations are there that, the state-owned Bangladesh Power Development Board’s (BPDB or PDB) procurement process is engrossed in plentiful corruption. Addressing these issues, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and the Ministry of Power, Energy and mineral Resources have recently ordered the PDB to investigate. Complaints are there that, with compliance with some of the corrupt officials of the board, the PDB has been placing purchase orders at a much higher... »