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Dhaka Wednesday,  Jun 29, 2022
The government order to shut stores and shopping malls at 8pm everyday to save power and fuel amid rising global energy prices is going into effect from Monday. The authorities fixed the date and sorted out other details in a meeting hosted by the labour and employment ministry on Sunday. Representatives of businesses were also present. Monnujan Sufian, state minister for labour and employment, said the ministry took steps to... »

Power Sector

Bangladesh’s Overcapacity In Power To Hit 70pc Soon

Some of Bangladesh’s largest power plants are set to begin operation by 2024, increasing the country’s installed capacity by nearly a third or over 7,300 MW. But this addition of new electricity does not look like a good development to economists and power experts worried about most of the electricity... »

Gas Sector

Gas Crisis Eats Up $2bn Export Opportunity Of Knit Makers

The knitwear industry in the county has long been reeling from insufficient gas supply, which is now causing this vital export sector to miss out on potential export earnings worth $2 billion (Tk 18,000 crore) a year. Knitwear exports fetched $20 billion in the July-May period of the current fiscal... »

Petroleum

Fuel Oil Price Hike Looms Large

The energy ministry was working on developing a suitable pricing formula for adjusting oil prices to a ‘tolerable’ level that would not affect the consumers and transport sector much, state minister Nasrul Hamid said on Tuesday. “We want the oil price not to be a burden for the consumers and... »

EB Reports

Capacity Lights Shine On Padma Bridge For The First Time

All the lights on the Padma Bridge have been lit for the first time 10 days before the inauguration of the mega structure. As many as 415 lights along the 6.15 km bridge were switched on at a time on the stretch from Munshiganj’s Mawa end to Shariatpur’s Zajira on... »

Green Pages

Japan’s Jera To Develop Clean Energy In Bangladesh

Japanese power firm Jera Corporation has signed an agreement on 25th April with Bangladesh power producer Summit Power International Limited to jointly develop a roadmap targeting for use Bangladesh to use cleaner fuels. To accelerate adoption of renewable power generation in Bangladesh and support its Paris Agreement goals, the MOU... »

Coal Sector

Nuclear

Bangladesh, South Korea Enhance Nuclear Energy Cooperation

The Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) for technological cooperation in nuclear research and development. A signing ceremony was held today at the BAEC headquarters in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It was attended by KAERI Director Won-seok Park, BAEC... »

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Environment

Dhaka Is The Noisiest City In The World: UN Report

Dhaka is the most noise polluted city in the world, according to the recent Annual Frontier Report, 2022 published by the United Nations Environment Programme. Moradabad in India’s Uttar Pradesh is the second-most noise polluted city globally, the Times of India reported on Sunday. Moradabad recorded noise pollution of 114... »