Gas supply will remain suspended for 8 hours on both sides of the Dhaka-Aricha highway and in Kaliakoir upazila of Gazipur district tomorrow for emergency replacement and removal of gas pipeline.
'We're struggling to import oil. We are diverting most of the gas to industries to keep those running,' says Nasrul Hamid
Gas supply will remain suspended in some parts of Narayanganj for 72 hours from April 24 to April 26 due to emergency maintenance works on the pipeline..Gas pressure will also remain low in the southern part of Dhaka during this time, according to a circular from Titas Gas Transmission and
Denouncing a recent Bangladesh news report that its Managing Director Taqsem A Khan owns 14 houses in the United States, Dhaka Wasa has termed the report "baseless and fabricated".
Sewerage lines of 342 out of 550 houses in Dhaka's Baridhara Diplomatic Zone are connected to lakes and drains.
Even though the state minister for power assured that the bulk power price hike would not have any implication on consumers right away, a distributor has already submitted a proposal to increase retail electricity price.
The High Court today declared that authorities of Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority cannot hike water tariff until a rule is formulated under the Wasa Act in this regard
The High Court today directed the authorities concerned to constitute an expert committee at every ward of Dhaka city corporations to monitor the structures and buildings and their sewerage and gas lines for ensuring the safety of citizens.
"Power transmission was restored at the substations at 11:00am"
"Power outages on public holidays are very disappointing, that too from early morning. It's been more than four hours"
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said consumers should pay the actual purchasing cost of gas and electricity to avail the utilities' supply.
The government has hiked the gas price for industries and power production, effective from next month.
Titas Gas Distribution Company Ltd has disconnected a total of 112 household connections under Kuril zonal office and collected around Tk 27 lakh as penalty today.
Locals at Dhaka’s Siddheswari Circular Road today staged demonstration against Dhaka Wasa, demanding uninterrupted water supply in the area.
Bangladesh Power Development Board will open a call centre for its 36 lakh power consumers next year.
LGRD Minister Md Tajul Islam has said that no subsidy will be provided by Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Dhaka WASA) from now on.