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Pakistan raises gas prices to trim subsidies...

Pakistan raises gas prices to trim subsidies...

South Asia

Tue, Sep 18 2018

Such price rises are politically sensitive in Pakistan, which has enjoyed decades of cheap gas due to...

Fresh gas price hike around the...

Fresh gas price hike around the...

Power & Energy

Mon, Sep 3 2018

Fertiliser and power sectors braced for huge rises as consumers set to be spared cost of adjusting to...

Consumers oppose Titas’ 75% gas price...

Consumers oppose Titas’ 75% gas price...

Power & Energy

Tue, Jun 12 2018

Titas Gas Company`s proposal to raise an average 75% gas price faced tremendous opposition from

GTCL asks for hike in gas transmission...

GTCL asks for hike in gas transmission...

Power & Energy

Mon, Jun 11 2018

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) evaluation committee unveiled five reasons behind the...

Gas likely to get dearer as imported...

Gas likely to get dearer as imported...

Bangladesh

Sat, Jun 9 2018

Merely a year after gas prices were increased for household users, industry, and captive power,

CPD: New VAT law may shoot up gas, electricity...

CPD: New VAT law may shoot up gas, electricity...

Business

Sat, Jun 17 2017

The CPD executive director proposes the government to set the VAT rate at 12%

New gas prices effective from

New gas prices effective from

Bangladesh

Thu, Jun 1 2017

The BERC Act prohibits the regulator from raising gas prices twice a year

No bar to second phase gas price...

No bar to second phase gas price...

Court

Tue, May 30 2017

The first phase of the government’s decision to increase household and industrial gas prices came into...

Why is Khaleda Zia silent?

Why is Khaleda Zia silent?

Politics

Sat, Apr 1 2017

Khaleda Zia has been unnaturally silent through all the militant attacks, anti-militancy drives and the...

The sense in paying more for gas

The sense in paying more for gas

Editorial

Wed, Mar 15 2017

When gas is subsidised for the price to be kept artificially low, it is the rural poor who end up footing...

In pictures: Gas price hike

In pictures: Gas price hike

Bangladesh

Wed, Mar 15 2017

Police used water cannons and fired tear gas canisters to disperse the campaigners marching towards the...

Gas price protesters clash with...

Gas price protesters clash with...

Bangladesh

Wed, Mar 15 2017

Following the half-day hartal on February 28, activists have launched another demonstration in protest...

BNP stages nationwide gas price hike...

BNP stages nationwide gas price hike...

Power & Energy

Thu, Mar 2 2017

Effective from March 1, the increases translate to a 55-60%  hike for households, while transportation...

Police go tough on pickets as leftists...

Police go tough on pickets as leftists...

Dhaka

Wed, Mar 1 2017

The activists of Progotishil Chhatra Jote, an alliance of progressive student bodies, brought out a procession...

Gas price hike effective from today,...

Gas price hike effective from today,...

Power & Energy

Wed, Mar 1 2017

Gas price were last raised in September 2015

BNP announces nationwide sit-in protesting...

BNP announces nationwide sit-in protesting...

Politics

Tue, Feb 28 2017

The first phase of the gas price hike is set to take effect from March 1.

In pictures: Hartal protesting gas price...

In pictures: Hartal protesting gas price...

Bangladesh

Tue, Feb 28 2017

Two leftist parties – Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) and Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal (BSD) – enforced...

High Court halts June gas price hike...

High Court halts June gas price hike...

Court

Tue, Feb 28 2017

The BERC Act prohibits the regulator from raising gas prices twice in a year

Hartal in Dhaka meets tear gas,...

Hartal in Dhaka meets tear gas,...

Bangladesh

Tue, Feb 28 2017

The government raised the prices of household and industrial gas last week

Two gas price hikes against the

Two gas price hikes against the

Power & Energy

Sun, Feb 26 2017

The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) Act prohibits the regulator from raising gas prices...

BNP backs Feb 28 half-day shutdown of...

BNP backs Feb 28 half-day shutdown of...

Nation

Sun, Feb 26 2017

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said his party is going to back the half-day shutdown...