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    Bangladesh hikes retail power prices again

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:31pm on February 27, 2020

    The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday increased the average retail price of electricity by 5.3 per cent with effect from Sunday. With the latest...

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    PM seeks more Japanese investment in power sector

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:27am on February 25, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday sought more Japanese investment in Bangladesh’s power and energy sector to meet the growing demand of electricity. ‘The demand...

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    Nations focus on power of language to solve problems

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:57am on February 23, 2020

    The global community in a function at the United Nations headquarters marking International Mother Language Day urged all concerned to use the power of language...

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    Work to raise power consumption to 1000 kWh: Nasrul tells BREB

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:06am on February 16, 2020

    State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has urged officials of Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board to pursue rural people to raise their...

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    Ireland votes in ‘three horse race’ for power

    Agence France-Presse . Dublin | Updated at 10:39pm on February 08, 2020

    Ireland began voting in a general election on Saturday, with prime minister Leo Varadkar hoping to secure a new term on the back of Brexit...

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    Fuel-guzzling plants raise power prices in Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:05am on February 08, 2020

    Fuel-guzzling power plants with their long-overdue retirements make electricity costlier as the government continues to operate them despite having power generation capacity surplus to the...

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    38 people killed in LPG cylinders explosions

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on February 05, 2020

    Thirty eight people were killed and 72 others injured in the explosions of Liquefied Petroleum Gas cylinders in the country so far, state minister for...

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    Zahurul Haque made PDB chairman

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:52pm on February 03, 2020

    Bangladesh Power Development Board member (administration) Md Zahurul Haque was appointed the chairman of the board on Sunday. He is a member of the board...

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    Researchers become prime targets in ME power plays

    Agence-France-Presse  .  Paris | Updated at 12:32am on February 03, 2020

    Authoritarian governments in the Middle East are increasingly willing to seize researchers and academics, who are seen as valuable bargaining chips in their joustings with...

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    Minister identifies 16 reasons for not increasing investment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:38am on January 21, 2020

    Industries minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun on Monday identified 16 main obstacles for not attracting local and foreign investment in the country, including problem in...