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January 24, 2023
January 24, 2023

Jacinda Ardern's resignation and the state of global misogyny today

The gendered response to the resignation is the latest reminder of the tough ride ahead for women in an increasingly pressured world.

December 25, 2022
December 25, 2022

Nuclear fusion: A big step towards clean, limitless energy

Within the context of climate change, nuclear fusion is an attractive alternative because it does not produce greenhouse gases (GHG).

July 20, 2022
July 20, 2022

Govt to cut power use by 25% at public offices

The government has decided to reduce the use of electricity by 25 percent at all its offices to save power for future.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Adani godda power plant: BPDB to pay Tk 1,219.1cr for power not used

If it does not add value, it is a waste, said the seminal American industrialist Henry Ford. And the quote best describes the situation the Bangladesh Power Development Board finds itself in with its deal with India’s Adani Power.

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Patuatuli: A treasure trove of affordable, quality glasses in Old Dhaka

Fancy a new frame every day? Spectacles like power glasses help us see the world in a clear way, while sunglasses help to make a fashion statement, providing protection from the ultraviolet rays of the sun.

August 11, 2018
August 11, 2018

Bangladesh plans to import 9,000MW power from Nepal

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid yesterday said Bangladesh has a plan to import 9,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity from Nepal to mitigate the increasing demand of electricity by 2040.

May 18, 2016
May 18, 2016

Bangladesh to invest in Bhutan's hydropower sector

A trilateral cooperation among Bhutan, Bangladesh and India that will enable Bangladesh to invest in the Bhutanese power sector to re-import the electricity could soon be a reality.

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

Power supply to be normal by Friday, minister hopes

Apologising for public sufferings due to power disruption in different parts of the country over the past week, State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid expresses hope that power supply would be normal by Friday.

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

7.05 % GDP target ‘imaginary’: BNP

Terming the facts claimed by Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) about the country’s national income and gross domestic product as “confusing”, BNP alleges that the government is “misleading” people with this information in a bid to hang on to power.

April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016

No load shedding despite heat wave

Power Development Board (PDB) says power supply now stands at a historic high. It is now supplying around 8300 megawatt of power—a sharp 800MW jump from last year’s corresponding period.