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  • Gas burner

    Gas crisis hits capital again

    Farhana Nasrin cradled her one-and-a-half-year old daughter with one hand and tried to light the stove with the other. The baby was crying for food and the mother wanted to cook something to calm her down.

  • ‘Govt’s power generation cost should be $19bn less’

    The National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports in an alternative proposal claims that the government can achieve its electricity generation target with a lesser amount of investment.

  • Sit-in programme demanding cancellation of all kinds of agreements including Rampal power plant project.

    Oil, gas protection body to march towards Dhaka Nov 24

    The National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports announces to march towards Dhaka on November 24 if the government does not cancel Rampal power plant project by this time.

  • Bangladesh will not run out of gas any time soon

    In reality, the expected gas richness has not been visible because of the lack of exploration. Far more exploration needs to be carried out in order to unravel its true gas potential.

  • Villages in ashes after deadly Indonesia volcano eruption

    Indonesian rescuers searched for survivors in scorched villages and devastated farmlands after a volcano erupted in clouds of searing ash and gas, killing seven and leaving others fighting life-threatening burns.

  • 'New state of water molecule discovered'

    Water molecules have been observed behaving unlike gas, liquid or solid states by scientists at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, reports

  • Protest continues against power plant in Ctg

    National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power, and Ports holds a human chain at Banshkhali upazila of Chittagong protesting the killing of the four people who were shot while protesting the installation of a coal-based power plant there.

  • Gas crisis to remain 3/4 days: Minister

    The prevailing gas crisis in Dhaka city will persist for three or four days, State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid says.

  • Broom procession in Narayanganj demanding gas supply

    Agitated people bring out a broom procession in Fatullah of Narayanganj and blocked a road protesting shortage of gas supply in the area from Saturday night.

  • Spl power plant to check outage

    The Power Development Board (PDB) is floating a tender to set up a gas-fired power plant in Shahjibazaar that would remain standby to pump in electricity whenever there is a supply drop in the national grid.

  • 1 dead, 2 hurt in Mymensingh gas cylinder blast

    A man is killed and two others are critically injured in a gas cylinder explosion at a filling station in Mymensingh this afternoon.

  • Black hole caught 'burping' gas

    Astronomers have spotted two huge waves of gas being "burped" by the black hole at the heart of a nearby galaxy.

  • HC questions legality of gas, power price hike

    High Court questions the legality of the government's latest decision to hike gas and electricity prices. The court issues a rule upon the Energy Regulatory Commission to explain why the decision to hike the prices of gas and electricity would not be declared illegal.

  • 4 burnt as gas cylinder goes off in Madaripur

    Four people receive burn injuries as gas a cylinder used for inflating balloons blasted at Majidbari village in Kalkini upazila.

  • CAB threatens to move court on gas, power cost hike

    Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) threatens to move the court if the recent price-hike of gas and power is not reconsidered.

  • ‘Adding insult to injury’

    Jatiya Party, a key component in the Awami League-led 14-party alliance, in an immediate reaction has criticises the government for raising power and gas prices.

  • Ship-breaker dies in Ctg

    A worker was killed and two others were injured in a gas pipeline explosion at a ship-breaking yard in Sitakunda.