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    Telecom, power sectors ready to face 4th industrial revolution: ministers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:21am on February 28, 2021

    Post and telecommunication minister Mustafa Jabbar at a seminar on Saturday said that the telecom sector in the country was ready to face the fourth...

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    Millions struggle without power

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:44pm on February 17, 2021

    Millions were left without power as a winter storm gripped the southern and central United States Tuesday with record-low temperatures in ill-prepared areas, and a...

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    STL inaugurates power transformer plant

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:27am on February 07, 2021

    Sylvan Technologies Limited, a sister concern of PRAN-RFL Group, has started manufacturing power transformers in its factory at Habiganj Industrial Park at Olipur in Sayestaganj...

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    60pc power idle in 2020: study

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:34pm on January 22, 2021

    The US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis in an analysis released on Wednesday said that Bangladesh’s power overcapacity reached 60 per cent in...

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    Golam Rasul dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:40am on January 12, 2021

    Bangladesh Power Development Board’s 400Megawatt Bibiyana-III Combined Cycle Power Plant manager (conservation) and caretaker engineer M Golam Rasul died of a heart attack on...

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    Pakistan hit by massive power outage

    Agence France-Presse . Islamabad, Pakistan | Updated at 11:38am on January 10, 2021

    Pakistan was hit by a massive power blackout early Sunday, officials said, with much of the country, including all major cities, plunged into darkness...

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    Government for private investment in power transmission

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:20am on January 03, 2021

    The government is now seeking private sector investment in increasing its power transmission capacity as the inability to use the installed capacity cause massive loss...

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    Balance between power generation capacity, use major challenge in Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:07am on January 02, 2021

    A balance between the capacity to generate and the capability to use electricity remains a major challenge for Bangladesh as the generation capacity has been...

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    Tk 30,000cr loss for power sector overinvestment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:49pm on December 24, 2020

    Overinvestment in the power sector during the seventh five-year-plan period from 2016 to 2020 has cost the nation over Tk 30,000 crore in capacity charge...

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    Millions in China face winter power shortage

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 09:57pm on December 22, 2020

    Tens of millions across China are facing power shortages in below-freezing winter temperatures, as three provinces impose curbs on electricity use due to surging demand...