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Dhaka Saturday,  Mar 25, 2023
Former senior secretary Md Nurul Amin has been appointed as the chairman of Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC). Prior to the new position, the former bureaucrat, who hailed from Chandpur district, served as chairman of state-owned Karmasangshan Bank. Nurul Amin last served the Planning Ministry as its senior secretary and retired from the job in April 2022. A gazette notification, issued by the Energy and Mineral Resources division today(Tuesday), said... »

Power Sector

Electricity Demand Increasing About 100MW Perday: Nasrul

State Ministrr for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said that demand for electricity is increasing by about 100MW every day. Report UNB “We’re trying our best to manage the situation in different ways”, he told reporters on the sidelines of a Dissemination Workshop on the final report... »

Gas Sector

PM Asks For More LNG From Qatar

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday sought increased energy particularly Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from Qatar to meet the energy demand amid the Ukraine war. She made the request during a meeting with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, held on the sidelines of the United Nations... »


Sheikh Hasina, Narendra Modi Open BD-India Friendship Pipeline

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narenda Modi today inaugurated the first ever cross-border energy pipeline between Bangladesh and India. They opened the “India-Bangladesh Friendship Pipeline” by pressing a button via video-conference as Sheikh Hasina joined the function from her official Ganabhaban residence here while Narendra Modi from... »

EB Reports

Roaring Tigers Whitewash England In T20 Series

Bangladesh put up a remarkable performance to seal another historic feat as they crushed England by 16 runs in the third and final T20 game to sweep three-match series at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium today. Opener Liton Das hit his career-best 73 while Najmul Hossain Shanto continued his rich vein... »

Green Pages

BB Inks Deals With 32 Banks For Tk 5000cr Green Transformation Fund

Bangladesh Bank (BB) today inked “Participation Agreements” with 32 commercial banks for Taka 5,000 crore Green Transformation Fund (GTF) with the aim of getting refinancing facility under this fund. The central bank has introduced the refinance fund for acceleration of green practice and sustainable growth in export oriented and manufacturing... »

Coal Sector


Something to Say

The Economy Failed The Success Of Power Generation Capacity

The power sector of Bangladesh is taking heavy criticism because of the sudden deterioration in power generation capacity, which seems perplexing after relatively better service in the past decade. So, can we expect the power sector to thrive when the country’s economy is in dire straits? Since the beginning of... »


Bangladesh Declared Free from Toxic DDT Pesticide

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin officially declared that Bangladesh free from dangerous Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, commonly known as DDT, pesticide today. The minister made this announcement at a press conference organized by the Ministry concerned here on the occasion of the successful removal of 500 tonnes of DDT... »