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Coal power expansion: Study apprehends...

Coal power expansion: Study apprehends...

Environment

Thu, Nov 7 2019

Bangladesh to emit 115 million tons additional CO2 annually

No one is above the law

No one is above the law

Editorial

Wed, Sep 18 2019

No one is above the law, and any person who attempts to abuse it will be brought to task

A double-edged sword

A double-edged sword

Editorial

Thu, Jun 27 2019

Bangladesh ranks among the most vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change

World Environment Day: Scientists warn...

World Environment Day: Scientists warn...

Environment

Tue, Jun 4 2019

Plastics release 860m tons of CO2 in 2019, equal to CO2 emissions from 189 coal-fired 500MW power...

An awakening for politicians

An awakening for politicians

Opinion

Thu, May 23 2019

The political will to fight climate change is still in short supply

Cleaner and greener

Cleaner and greener

Editorial

Wed, Jan 9 2019

We cannot afford to sit back and expect the world to act

Barapukuria scandal: Official claims...

Barapukuria scandal: Official claims...

Corruption

Wed, Aug 29 2018

Barapukuria power plant was shut down on July 22 after more than 142,000 tons of coal mysterious disappeared...

8 more Petrobangla officials quizzed...

8 more Petrobangla officials quizzed...

Corruption

Tue, Aug 28 2018

On July 22, it was discovered that more than 142,000 tons of coal worth around Tk230 crore had gone...

ACC to quiz eight Petrobangla officials...

ACC to quiz eight Petrobangla officials...

Corruption

Mon, Aug 27 2018

Barapukuria Power Plant had to be shut down following the disappearance of a huge volume of coal last...

Barapukuria power plant closure likely...

Barapukuria power plant closure likely...

Power & Energy

Sun, Aug 26 2018

The government on August 20 partially resumed power generation in the plant to mitigate sufferings of...

Barapukuria power plant starts partial...

Barapukuria power plant starts partial...

Nation

Tue, Aug 21 2018

Officials said the authorities concerned took the decision to run the power plant during the festival...

ACC grills 7 Petrobangla officials in...

ACC grills 7 Petrobangla officials in...

Crime

Thu, Aug 16 2018

The anti-graft watchdog is set to question a total of 32 Petrobangla officials by the end of this...

ACC summons ex-MDs, GMs of Barapukuria...

ACC summons ex-MDs, GMs of Barapukuria...

Bangladesh

Mon, Aug 13 2018

ACC spokesperson Pranab Kumar Bhattacharya said the former MDs and GMs were asked to be present at the...

Barapukuria power plant shut down after...

Barapukuria power plant shut down after...

Nation

Sun, Jul 22 2018

Due to the unexpected shutdown, the northern region of Bangladesh may experience unusual power cuts or...

Barapukuria coal mine workers’ indefinite...

Barapukuria coal mine workers’ indefinite...

Bangladesh

Sun, May 27 2018

Taking position in front of the mine office, the workers barred the officials from entering the...

Cargo capsize in Pashur: 150 tons of...

Cargo capsize in Pashur: 150 tons of...

Nation

Sun, Apr 22 2018

A dredger and a launch along with 31 men, including 11 divers, are working to remove coal from the sunken...

Vessel capsize in Pashur: Salvage team...

Vessel capsize in Pashur: Salvage team...

Nation

Fri, Apr 20 2018

On April 14, the vessel had run aground in a hidden shoal as it followed a wrong route.

Vessel sinks in the Sundarbans: No salvage...

Vessel sinks in the Sundarbans: No salvage...

Environment

Thu, Apr 19 2018

Experts suspect that chemical contaminants present in the coal have already spread throughout the river...

Despite sanctions, North Korea exported...

Despite sanctions, North Korea exported...

World

Fri, Jan 26 2018

A Western shipping source said separately that some of the cargoes reached Japan and South Korea in October...

Little progress in large coal-fired...

Little progress in large coal-fired...

Business

Sun, Jan 21 2018

Except for the 1,320 MW public sector plant in Payra, Patuakhali, the remaining ones will need another...

Coal dwarfs battery metals in mining...

Coal dwarfs battery metals in mining...

Business

Mon, Jan 8 2018

More than $92 billion of the 2017 total was spent on coal, iron ore and steel deals as investors stayed...