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    Waste oil dumped into water body linked to Halda river

    Untreated furnace oil has been allegedly released to a nearby water body that connects the Halda river from a power plant in Chattogram’s Hathazari upazila.

  • Govt signs deal for biggest power plant yet

    Bangladesh inks an agreement to build the biggest yet power plant capable of producing 3,600MW of electricity.

  • Rampal Project: Special kind of construction materials not being used

    Lifespan of the proposed Rampal coal-based power plant in Bagerhat is feared to be shortened by almost two-thirds (25 years instead

  • $1b for Rooppur nuke power plant

    Dhaka and New Delhi have signed a $4.5 billion credit agreement with a provision for spending nearly one fourth of the amount on Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant at Rooppur. Through this deal, India becomes a party to the civil nuclear programme to be implemented by Russia.

  • China power plant collapse kills 9

    An operation platform collapses at a power plant in China, killing nine people and injuring two, the official Xinhua news agency reports.

  • Chittagong admin tries to dispel fear

    S Alam Group will have to ensure alternative livelihoods for the villagers in Gondamara of Banshkhali upazila if it is to set up a coal-based power plant there, speakers say at a views-exchange meeting.

  • Banshkhali power plant: Khas land people wary of eviction

    Fear of losing livelihood and shelter on khas land has turned hundreds of landless families in coastal Gondamara union of Banshkhali upazila against the proposed coal-fired power plant of S Alam Group.

  • Banshkhali protests postponed for 15 days

    A committee for the protection of houses and graveyard in Gondamara union yesterday postponed its today's

  • Govt urged to relocate power plant

    The National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports yesterday urged the government to

  • Protest continues against power plant in Ctg

    National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power, and Ports holds a human chain at Banshkhali upazila of Chittagong protesting the killing of the four people who were shot while protesting the installation of a coal-based power plant there.

  • Hartal called in Banshkhali tomorrow

    Banshkhali Chhatra Oikya Forum calls a dawn-to-dusk hartal in the upazila of Chittagong for Wednesday protesting Monday's incident that left four people killed in “police firing”.

  • 4 killed in clash over setting up power plant

    At least four persons were killed and 30 others injured yesterday in a clash between law enforcers and locals in Banshkhali upazila of Chittagong over installation of a coal-based power plant, said police.

  • 3 killed in Ctg cops firing

    At least three persons are killed, 11 policemen among 30 injured as cops open fire after being attacked by locals protesting power plant project at Banshkhali in Chittagong, SP says

  • Save the Sundarbans vs. How to Save the Sundarbans

    Should we save the Sundarbans? How can we save the Sundarbans? Can we risk the existence of the Sundarbans for a power plant?

  • Unsolicited deal for Indian company?

    The authorities may award an unsolicited contract to an Indian company to build a medium-sized power plant in Bhola island that would run on gas from Shahbazpur gas field or on imported petroleum, according to a competent source in Power Development Board (PDB).

  • India's Bhel gets Rampal contract

    Indian power company Bhel has been selected to construct the 1,320-megawatt coal power plant in Rampal close to the Sundarbans.

  • Re-tender likely for Khulna power plant

    The government might cancel a power contract to a Chinese consortium delaying the 200 to 300 megawatt Khulna

  • $12.65b Rooppur nuke power plant okayed

    The government gives approval to the 2400-megawatt Rooppur nuclear power project at a cost of $12.65 billion.

  • Nuclear Power & Rooppur Issues & Concerns

    Decoding Rooppur...

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  • Nuke power plant cost up three times

    The 2400-megawatt Rooppur nuclear power project is likely to cost around $10 billion, more than three times the initial estimate of the government.