6h ago| Energy

China will not build new coal plants abroad, Xi pledges

Chinese leader Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that China would not build new coal-fired power projects abroad, using his address at the United Nations General Assembly to add to pledges to deal with...

6d ago| Wildlife

Three more dolphin carcasses found off Ctg coast

Three more dolphins were found dead off the coast of Sitakunda in Chattogram yesterday.

6d ago| Energy

Power Rationing: CNG stations to stay shut 6-10pm from September 19

The government has decided to keep CNG filling stations closed from 6:00pm to 10:00pm -- the peak hours of electricity supply -- every day for power rationing.

3w ago| Wildlife

Elephants rescued while being trafficked in Chattogram

Forest officials seized a truck carrying two elephants that were being trafficked in Lohagara upazila of Chattogram.

3w ago| Wildlife

Owl

The first bird that many remember from childhood might be an owl. In my case, there was a massive Krishnachura tree just behind our house.

3w ago| Wildlife

New frog on the block!

The worldwide scientific community is too often bombarded with bad news -- from first time ever rains at the Greenland ice summit to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) doomsday...

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

China will not build new coal plants abroad, Xi pledges

Chinese leader Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that China would not build new coal-fired power projects abroad, using his address at the United Nations General Assembly to add to pledges to deal with...

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Three more dolphin carcasses found off Ctg coast

Three more dolphins were found dead off the coast of Sitakunda in Chattogram yesterday.

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Power Rationing: CNG stations to stay shut 6-10pm from September 19

The government has decided to keep CNG filling stations closed from 6:00pm to 10:00pm -- the peak hours of electricity supply -- every day for power rationing.

September 15, 2021
September 15, 2021

CNG filling stations to be closed 6pm to 10pm every day from Sep 19

The government has decided to keep CNG filling stations closed from 6pm to 10pm every day, the peak hour of electricity supply, for power rationing.

September 15, 2021
September 15, 2021

Energy bill placed in parliament seeking extension of current law

A Bill titled “The Quick Enhancement of Electricity and Energy Supply (Special Provision) Act 2021” was placed in parliament today.

September 13, 2021
September 13, 2021

Decision to keep CNG filling stations closed from 5pm to 11pm suspended

Authorities have suspended an earlier decision to keep CNG filling stations closed everyday between 5pm and 11pm from September 15.

September 13, 2021
September 13, 2021

CNG filling stations to close 5pm-11pm daily from Sept 15

CNG filling stations will be closed between 5pm and 11pm every day from September 15.

September 9, 2021
September 9, 2021

Govt to inaugurate five power plants on Sep 12

The government is all set to inaugurate four new power plants and an upgraded one, which will have the capacity to produce 779 megawatts of electricity.

September 6, 2021
September 6, 2021

Quick energy supply: Cabinet approves 5-year extension of special provision

The Cabinet today cleared a proposal for the extension of the Quick Enhancement of Electricity and Energy Supply (Special Provision) Act 2010 for another five years till 2026.

August 31, 2021
August 31, 2021

Sundarbans set to reopen for tourists Sept 1

After nearly five months of closure due to the Covid restrictions, the Forest Department is reopening the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest and a Unesco World Heritage Site, for...