1d ago| Energy

Bangladesh planning to buy fuel from Russia

Bangladesh is planning to buy fuel oil from Russia.

2d ago| Energy

“Did a lot of drilling for gas, to no avail”

State Minister for Power, Energy, And Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today (August 14, 2022) said there has been no shortage of efforts to use Bangladesh’s own gas resources.

5d ago| Energy

Lighter vessel owners increase fare for transporting goods by 15-22%

Lighter vessel owners today (August 11, 2022) announced an increase in the fare of transporting goods by 15 to 22 percent due to the fuel price hike.

1w ago| Energy

“Went for fuel price hike as I don’t want to exhaust funds”

In the wake of fuel price hike in the country, The Daily Star spoke to Nasrul Hamid, state minister for power, energy and mineral resources, to discuss the situation.

1w ago| Energy

“Selling diesel at Tk 114 per litre, BPC will still incur loss”

Following the criticism that Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation made profits earlier but did not decrease fuel prices and now when they are at loss, they hiked the prices, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said BPC used its profits in various development projects.

1w ago| Energy

Fuel price hike: Bikers block highway in Rajshahi as petrol pumps stop selling

Motorcyclists in Rajshahi last night (August 5, 2022) blockaded the Dhaka-Rajshahi highway when petrol stations stopped selling gasoline as a result of rise in prices of fuel.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Gulshan, Banani among Dhaka areas to experience 3-hour load shedding today

Consumers in the areas under Dhaka Electric Supply Company Limited (Desco) will experience power cuts for three hours today (August 7, 2022).

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Efforts are on to minimise power cuts from this month: Nasrul Hamid

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said that the government is trying to minimise load shedding from this month.

August 6, 2022
August 6, 2022

“Went for fuel price hike as I don’t want to exhaust funds”

In the wake of fuel price hike in the country, The Daily Star spoke to Nasrul Hamid, state minister for power, energy and mineral resources, to discuss the situation.

August 6, 2022
August 6, 2022

“Selling diesel at Tk 114 per litre, BPC will still incur loss”

Following the criticism that Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation made profits earlier but did not decrease fuel prices and now when they are at loss, they hiked the prices, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said BPC used its profits in various development projects.

August 6, 2022
August 6, 2022

Fuel price hike: Bikers block highway in Rajshahi as petrol pumps stop selling

Motorcyclists in Rajshahi last night (August 5, 2022) blockaded the Dhaka-Rajshahi highway when petrol stations stopped selling gasoline as a result of rise in prices of fuel.

August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022

Diesel Tk 114 per litre, Octane Tk 135 from today

The government has increased prices of fuel, effective as of today (August 6, 2022).

August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022

Considering plan on electricity sector with the aid of Japan: Nasrul Hamid

As the Russia-Ukraine conflict pushed the global energy situation into a turmoil, there was hardly any alternative to the initiatives taken by the government to tackle the crisis, experts said.

August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022

Over 200 houses, cropland devoured in Kurigram

Erosion by the Teesta river has taken a serious turn and continues devouring fresh areas in Kurigram’s Chilmari upazila.

August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

Fortune finally favours fishing cats

Due to various reasons including climate change, environmental disasters, habitat loss and food crisis, fishing cats often come in contact with humans and are caught near villages and settlements in Sylhet division.

August 2, 2022
August 2, 2022

Price of LPG sold by pvt companies lowered

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has cut the prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), sold by private companies.