Construction of the plant is likely to complete in 2019

Damage caused by natural disasters has sharply been reduced since April 29, 1991 when a cyclonic storm ripped through the coastal region, killing nearly 138,882 people and 1,061,029 livestock.

The interest to invest in the Ghorashal power plant has been discussed with the minister

These people are also cutting down trees inside the plant, defacing its greenery and putting the area’s ecological balance under threat

Ignoring a government ban, politically influential people have been allegedly running a profitable business of extracting stones from three rivers in Lalmonirhat – Dharla, Shaniajan and Singimari –

We served several notices to the illegal stone lifters beside the LGED’s infrastructures but the syndicate did not respond to the notices

The number of diarrhoea patients in Dhaka has seen a huge spike in recent days, with at least fifteen people reportedly dying from diarrhoeal diseases during the past five weeks alone.

Bangladesh has witnessed a 70% reduction in the number of malaria patients in the past five years, claimed Health Minister Mohammed Nasim yesterday.

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has invested $20.2 million in Regent Energy & Power Limited to help develop an independent thermal power project at Ghorashal in Narsingdi.

A study conducted by Brotee for four years following the natural disaster said the inhabitants of Aila-hit areas were living below the poverty line