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Two repowering projects of 825 MW at Ghorashal Power Station fail to come on board on schedule

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- At a time when the government has been emphasising austerity and efficiency in the energy sector, two repowering projects aiming to add 825 MW to the national grid at the state-owned... Read More


Iranian currency slides to new low amid unrest, isolation

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- Iran's troubled currency fell to a new low against the US dollar on Saturday amid continued unrest and the country's increasing isolation in the face of Western criticism of its secu... Read More


Sheikh Hasina 42nd most powerful woman in the world

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the longest-serving prime minister of Bangladesh, has been ranked 42nd on Forbes' list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women of 2022. Last year, Sheik... Read More


Sheikh Hasina 42nd most powerful women in the world

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the longest-serving prime minister of Bangladesh, has been ranked 42nd on Forbes' list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women of 2022. Last year, Sheik... Read More


17th AGM of Bangladesh Dyed Yarn Exporters' Association held

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- The 17th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Bangladesh Dyed Yarn Exporters' Association (BDYEA) was held at The Westin Dhaka on Saturday. Mr Salahuddin Algamgir, CIP, president of Bang... Read More


$230b needed: PM seeks support from global partners to implement national adaptation plan

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (Sunday) urged the international partners to support Bangladesh's efforts to implement the National Adaptation Plan for 2023-2050, as USD 230 billi... Read More


Freight train derails in Mymensingh

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- A Chattogram-bound freight train derailed in Balashpur in Mymensingh city on Sunday morning. A wagon of Mymensingh/Nasirabad Express train veered off the tracks this morning, said M... Read More


Police reopen Naya Paltan road to BNP offices after two days of blockade

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- Police reopened the Naya Paltan road to the BNP offices after two days of closure surrounding the party's recent Dhaka Division rally. Police removed the barbed wire barricades and ... Read More


China expanding hospitals, ICUs to face COVID surge

Dhaka, Dec. 11 -- Facing a surge in COVID-19 cases, China is setting up more intensive care facilities and trying to strengthen hospitals as Beijing rolls back anti-virus controls that confined millio... Read More


Neymar ties Pele's record

Dhaka, Dec. 10 -- Neymar walked off the field with teammate Dani Alves by his side, tears still rolling down the Brazil forward's cheeks. Other players had already tried to console Neymar as he cried... Read More