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

IDCOL Winsthe Financial Innovation Award 2019

Dhaka, Nov. 25 -- Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL), a Government of Bangladesh owned Non-Banking Financial Institution won the Financial Innovation Award (FIA) 2019 under the categor... Read More

Summit Power approves 35% cash dividend

Dhaka, Nov. 24 -- Summit Power Limited approved 35 percent cash dividend to its shareholders for the year ended on June 30, 2019. The dividend was approved in presence of the Company's shareholder at ... Read More


Dhaka, Nov. 21 -- While Bangladesh is expecting its first megawatts of nuclear energy in the coming years, manufacture of various machineries and equipment is running in full swing in Russia. Some of ... Read More

Outgoing President of BIPPA cites major achievements

Dhaka, Nov. 21 -- Mohammad Latif Khan at the end of his two consecutive terms (i.e. four years tenure) as the President of Bangladesh Independent Power Producers Association (BIPPA) cited the top thre... Read More

Power plants account for 12pc deaths caused by air pollution in Bangladesh: Lancet

Dhaka, Nov. 19 -- The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change report released globally Thursday revealed that coal fired and other power plants were responsible for 12 per cent of air pollution ... Read More

Cyclone 'Bulbul' weakens into deep depression

Dhaka, Nov. 10 -- Cyclonic storm 'Bulbul' over Khulna and adjoining northwestern part of Bangladesh moved slowly northwestwards and weekend further into a deep depression. The depression was lying ov... Read More