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    80,000 homes still without power a week after Japan typhoon

    Agence-France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on September 17, 2019

    Almost 80,000 homes are still without power a week after a powerful typhoon battered eastern Japan, authorities said Monday, with sustained heavy rain prompting evacuation...

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    People no more experience erratic power supply: Shahriar

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rajshahi | Updated at 01:08am on September 14, 2019

    State minister for foreign affairs Shahriar Alam on Friday said people of the country no more experience erratic power supply as the government has implemented...

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    Modi’s Kashmir power grab was decades in making

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    SINCE 5 August, the people of Kashmir have been living under lockdown after the Indian government voted to revoke the state’s semi-sovereign status. The unilateral...

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    Racism is about power, not unpleasant sentiments

    Rob Urie | Updated at 12:00am on September 10, 2019

    IN SEPTEMBER of 2011, the state of Georgia executed Troy Davis — a man who the best evidence suggested was innocent. On February 26, 2012,...

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    As desperation rises, thousands in Bahamas flee Dorian’s devastation

    Agence France-Presse . Marsh Harbour, Bahamas | Updated at 12:00am on September 09, 2019

    Thousands of people fled devastation in the Bahamas on Saturday as conditions grew increasingly desperate nearly a week after Hurricane Dorian made landfall, reducing many...

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    Unplanned expansion of power sector adds to power woes in Bangladesh

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 08, 2019

    THE Power Development Board having given Tk 80 billion in capacity payment to private power plants in the 2019 financial year for not being able...

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    Overhead power lines continue to pose threat to life

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    Exposed overhead power supply lines in the capital and other cities and towns in Bangladesh pose serious threat to life as the responsible government agencies...

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    Idle power plants paid Tk 8,000cr in F19

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    In the last 10 years Bangladesh saw the establishment of a power plant almost every month, mostly private, with the country’s capacity to generate electricity...

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    Super powers destroying peace: speakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:23am on September 02, 2019

    Conflict of interest among the super powers for political and economic gains has been destroying peace of the world, said speakers at a roundtable discussion...

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    Power tools manufacturing company on card

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:29am on September 01, 2019

    Under a joint venture initiative, the government has been working to form Bangladesh Power Equipment Manufacturing Company Limited to manufacture electric equipment and...

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