20h ago| Wildlife

28 Penguins dead from avian flu in South Africa’s Boulders colony

More penguins have died from avian flu at the colony at Cape Town's Boulders beach, a popular tourist attraction and an important breeding site in South Africa, raising concerns for the species and for other seabirds.

3d ago| Energy

Qatar won't increase LNG supply to Bangladesh before 2025: Petrobangla

Bangladesh is unlikely to get any additional liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatar before 2025 as the gulf country has recently turned down a request in this regard.

1w ago| Energy

Pay unpaid bills or have electricity lines cut off: Power Division tells city corporations

Power Division or any distributing company will not be held liable if an accident happens as a result of city corporations or municipalities unlawfully connecting their networks to electric lines.

3w ago| Energy

Renewing deals: Govt should’ve used existing power plants to full instead

Energy activists criticised the government’s decision to extend contracts of four private rental power plants, saying the authorities should have focused on utilising the full capacity of existing plants instead.

3w ago| Business

‘Rooftop solar panels can produce 4,000MW electricity in Bangladesh’

Bangladesh has the potential to generating over 4,000 megawatts of electricity from rooftop solar panels, said Alamgir Morshed, executive director and CEO of Infrastructure Development Company Limited (Idcol).

3w ago| Energy

LPG price hiked when it drops globally

The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) yesterday hiked the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) even though its price dropped in the international market.

October 1, 2022
October 1, 2022

28 Penguins dead from avian flu in South Africa’s Boulders colony

More penguins have died from avian flu at the colony at Cape Town's Boulders beach, a popular tourist attraction and an important breeding site in South Africa, raising concerns for the species and for other seabirds.

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

Qatar won't increase LNG supply to Bangladesh before 2025: Petrobangla

Bangladesh is unlikely to get any additional liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Qatar before 2025 as the gulf country has recently turned down a request in this regard.

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022

Pay unpaid bills or have electricity lines cut off: Power Division tells city corporations

Power Division or any distributing company will not be held liable if an accident happens as a result of city corporations or municipalities unlawfully connecting their networks to electric lines.

September 21, 2022
September 21, 2022

Russian oil not refinable here

Russian crude oil cannot be refined in Bangladesh as the country’s lone refinery does not have the equipment to refine it.

September 20, 2022
September 20, 2022

Prepaid meters for all electricity consumers by 2025

The government has a target to bring all the electricity consumers of the country under prepaid meters by 2025.

September 20, 2022
September 20, 2022

Not possible to refine Russian crude oil at Eastern Refinery: Technical committee

The technical committee of the Eastern Refinery (ERL) has said that it is not possible to refine Russian crude oil at the Eastern Refinery.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

State coffers robbed of Tk 4,697cr by Petrobangla, BPC

The government has been deprived of about Tk 4,697 crore for 19 counts of irregularities by Petrobangla and Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation, found an audit.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

Petrobangla recommends administrative action against 12 KGDCL officials, including MD

Petrobangla has recommended administrative action against 12 officials of Karnaphuli Gas Distribution Company Limited (KGDCL), including its Managing Director (MD) MA Majed, for their involvement in corruptions in 12 sectors, including irregularities in recruitment, gas connections and promotions in different industrial establishments.

September 17, 2022
September 17, 2022

Cheetah reintroduced to India 70 years after extinction

Seven decades after they went extinct in India, the country today got eight cheetahs who were flown in from Namibia for conservation and promotion of the feline in a national park.

September 12, 2022
September 12, 2022

Bangladesh seeks to import additional LNG from Qatar: Shahriar Alam

Bangladesh has sought to import additional LNG (liquefied natural gas) from Qatar amid high prices of fuel oil to meet the increasing demand.