50m ago| Natural disaster

5.8-magnitude earthquake jolts Indonesia's Java

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit Indonesia's main island of Java today, the United States Geological Survey said, less than a month after another quake in the same province killed more than 300 people.

3d ago| Energy

Govt hikes LPG price

Consumers have to pay Tk 46 more for a 12kg-LPG cylinder as the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission today raised the LPG price to Tk 108.09 from Tk 104.26 a kg.

4d ago| Business

Europe can't look to US shale to fill any OPEC gap

US shale oil drillers turned from scrappy wildcatters into multi-millionaires over the past two decades, propelling the United States to become the world's largest producer, but now they are running out of runway.

4d ago| Energy

Gas price hike a blessing for Bangladesh: Nasrul Hamid

Terming gas price hike a "blessing in disguise" for Bangladesh, State Minister for Power, Energy, and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the government is now getting offers for deep-sea exploration.