2d ago| Business

FBCCI raises concern over call for gas price hike

Businessmen today expressed worries over the energy companies’ latest proposal to raise gas prices, as they believe another hike now will increase the cost of production and ultimately slow down...

3d ago| Wildlife

A death trap for wildlife

A connecting electric line runs right through the Lawachhara protected forest in Moulvibazar’s Kamalganj upazila. The power line packs 33 kilovolts, putting the forest’s wildlife in peril, as the...

4d ago| Energy

Tk 6,365 crore gas bill due: Nasrul Hamid

State Minister for Power, Energy, and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said gas bill worth Tk 6,365 crore is due from public and private sectors.

3w ago| Energy

Govt to build more power plants based on alternative fuel: Finance Minister

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today said that the government will build more power plants based on alternative fuel, to make up for the cancellation of coal-based power plants.

3w ago| Wildlife

12ft Burmese python rescued at CU

A 12-feet-long python weighing around 18 kg has been rescued from the Chittagong University (CU) campus this afternoon.

3w ago| Wildlife

Dolphin found dead in Halda river

A dolphin (platanista gangetica) -- categorised as critically endangered -- was found dead in Chattogram’s Halda river this afternoon.

January 19, 2022
January 19, 2022

FBCCI raises concern over call for gas price hike

Businessmen today expressed worries over the energy companies’ latest proposal to raise gas prices, as they believe another hike now will increase the cost of production and ultimately slow down...

January 19, 2022
January 19, 2022

A death trap for wildlife

A connecting electric line runs right through the Lawachhara protected forest in Moulvibazar’s Kamalganj upazila. The power line packs 33 kilovolts, putting the forest’s wildlife in peril, as the...

January 17, 2022
January 17, 2022

Tk 6,365 crore gas bill due: Nasrul Hamid

State Minister for Power, Energy, and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said gas bill worth Tk 6,365 crore is due from public and private sectors.

January 16, 2022
January 16, 2022

Over 2cr people in Bangladesh using renewable energy: Nasrul Hamid

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said the government is exploring options like rooftop and floating solar power plants as alternatives to land-based ones due...

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022

Uncovering mysteries of sea

Even though life under the sea remains a mystery for many, from time to time, there are some noteworthy breakthroughs.

January 11, 2022
January 11, 2022

5 wild cat cubs rescued in Kushtia

Five cubs of endangered wild cat species have been rescued from Kumarkhali upazila of Kushtia.

January 8, 2022
January 8, 2022

An early goodbye

They’re gone, before they could even settle in.

January 6, 2022
January 6, 2022

Cheetahs, extinct in India for 7 decades, to be introduced in tiger parks

Seven decades after cheetahs became extinct in India, the government has decided to introduce 50 of these big cats in various tiger parks across the country over the next five years.

January 5, 2022
January 5, 2022

Another vulture rescued in Patuakhali

A rare species of vulture was rescued from a paddy field at Boaltoli village in Patuakhali Sadar upazila today.

January 5, 2022
January 5, 2022

Up to 103 TCF gas hydrates found in Bay of Bengal: Foreign Ministry

A new survey in the Bay has found presence of 17 to 103 TCF (trillion cubic feet) of gas hydrates.