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Hasina calls for swift climate action to create a world liveable for future generation

Dhaka, Dec. 2 -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for action to stave off climate threats to create a world liveable for the future generation. Hasina spoke on "action for survival" as the lea... Read More


Petrol station owners suspend strike until Dec 15

Dhaka, Dec. 2 -- Petrol station owners and workers have suspended an indefinite strike until Dec 15 after the government assured them of looking into their 15-point charter of demands. At a meeting w... Read More


Fuel crisis grips parts of Bangladesh as petrol station owners go on strike

Dhaka, Dec. 2 -- The sale of fuel oil has stalled in Rajshahi, Rangpur and Khulna as petrol station owners enforce an indefinite strike to press home a 15-point charter of demands, including an increa... Read More


PDB proposes 23% hike in bulk power prices

Dhaka, Nov. 29 -- The Bangladesh Power Development Board or BPDB has proposed to the energy regulator to increase bulk electricity tariff by 23.27 percent per unit to trim its losses. The state-owned... Read More