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    JS sub-committee to trace 380 project vehicles’ whereabouts

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on November 20, 2019

    Parliamentary standing committee on the ministry of power, energy and mineral resources on Tuesday formed a four-member sub-committee to investigate the status 380 vehicles of...

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    Companies should invest in expansion of power networks: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:02am on November 18, 2019

    The state minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid on Sunday urged power distribution companies to invest more to expand their networks. ‘The...

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    Over 8 lakh REB consumers still out of power

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:45pm on November 12, 2019

    Over eight lakh customers of Rural Electrification Board in coastal districts remained without power until Tuesday evening though the authorities are struggling to restore power...

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    A tariff slab too high for REB lifeline users

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 03, 2019

    THE power tariff that the Rural Electrification Board, one of the six power distributors and the largest that distributes a half of the power produced,...

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    Cost to escalate by Tk 622 crore before project starts

    Shakhawat Hossain   | Updated at 12:00am on November 02, 2019

    Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Limited has proposed to increase the cost of Chinese-funded Power Grid Network Strengthening Project by Tk 622 crore even before...

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    Rural poor pay more for power

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on November 02, 2019

    Tens of millions of poor people living in rural Bangladesh have to pay more than their relatively well-off peers in cities for power because of...

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    A sudden-seeming power shift in Middle East

    Patrick Lawrence | Updated at 12:00am on November 01, 2019

    RARELY do world events move at the velocity they now assume in the Middle East. President Donald Trump announced the withdrawal of American troops from...

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    Millions face power cuts as California fires spread

    Agence-France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:10pm on October 26, 2019

    Californian officials warned on Saturday that ‘historic and extreme’ wind conditions were set to fan raging wildfires in the north of the state as millions...

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    Increasing power cost to make up for deficit is illogical

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 27, 2019

    The Bangladesh Power Development Board and seven other government power transmission and distribution companies seeking to increase power prices on grounds such as reducing deficit...

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    Government companies push for increasing power tariff

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:09am on October 26, 2019

    The power development board and seven other government power transmission and distribution companies have sought upward revision of power prices in separate letters sent to...

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