59m ago| Business

Fuel price hike could be avoided: Wahiduddin Mahmud

Bangladesh would hardly need to go for a sudden hike in fuel prices last year had the government waived value added tax (VAT) on petroleum, Eminent Economist Wahiduddin Mahmud said today.

2d ago| Energy

LPG price goes up by Tk 22.15 per kg

Price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) has been substantially hiked by Tk 22.15 per kg to Tk 124.85 from the previous price of Tk 102.70 for the month of February.

2d ago| Energy

Power Lines to Bangladesh: PIL filed against Adani Group at Calcutta HC

An Indian civil rights group has moved the Calcutta High Court against the installation of transmission lines by an Adani Group-owned power plant that will bring electricity to Bangladesh.

1w ago| Energy

New well in Bhola to produce 20mmcf gas per day

A new well has been found at Bhola North Gasfield with the potential to produce 20 million cubic feet (mmcf) of gas a day, according to a statement from the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources.

2w ago| Wildlife

Giant cane toad, maybe the largest of its kind, found in Australia

Australian rangers have euthanised an invasive "monster" cane toad discovered in the wilds of a coastal park -- a warty brown specimen as long as a human arm and weighing 2.7 kilograms (6 pounds).

2w ago| Business

CAB urges energy ministry for not signing Energy Charter Treaty

The Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) today submitted a petition, signed by 25,720 persons, urging the energy ministry for not signing the Energy Charter Treaty as the signing of the treaty will affect the public interest and the nation’s energy sector.

February 4, 2023
February 4, 2023

Fuel price hike could be avoided: Wahiduddin Mahmud

Bangladesh would hardly need to go for a sudden hike in fuel prices last year had the government waived value added tax (VAT) on petroleum, Eminent Economist Wahiduddin Mahmud said today.

February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023

LPG price goes up by Tk 22.15 per kg

Price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) has been substantially hiked by Tk 22.15 per kg to Tk 124.85 from the previous price of Tk 102.70 for the month of February.

February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023

Power Lines to Bangladesh: PIL filed against Adani Group at Calcutta HC

An Indian civil rights group has moved the Calcutta High Court against the installation of transmission lines by an Adani Group-owned power plant that will bring electricity to Bangladesh.

February 1, 2023
February 1, 2023

Spot LNG purchase resumes after seven months

Bangladesh has resumed the purchase of liquified natural gas from the international spot market after a pause of seven months as the government looks to ensure adequate supply for energy-starved industries to keep the economy running at a good speed.

February 1, 2023
February 1, 2023

Consider supplying oil on deferred payment, Dhaka urges Riyadh

Dhaka has urged Riyadh to consider supplying crude or refined oil from Saudi public oil company Aramco on a deferred payment basis.

January 31, 2023
January 31, 2023

Electricity prices raised at retail and wholesale levels

The retail price of electricity will be raised by five percent for the second time in less than a month.

January 30, 2023
January 30, 2023

Bangladesh among special invitees in first G20 Energy Transition meeting in India

Bangladesh is among the nine special invitees which will attend the first G20 Energy Transition Working Group (ETWG) meeting to be held under India's presidency in Bengaluru from February 5-7, 2023.

January 29, 2023
January 29, 2023

BERC amendment bill passed in parliament

The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (Amendment) Bill 2023 was passed in parliament today paving the way for the government to adjust the prices of gas and electricity without a public hearing.

January 28, 2023
January 28, 2023

PDB's losses in 2022-23 likely to jump up by 80% after gas price hike

The financial loss of the state-owned Bangladesh Power Development Board (PDB) is likely to cross Tk 54,000 crore in the current fiscal after the hike in the price of gas increased their input cost.

January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023

Titas posts 13% dip in profits

State-run Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd yesterday said its profit dipped 13 per cent year-on-year in the first six months of 2022-23 fiscal year, despite it posted higher earnings in the second quarter.