Wednesday, April 23 2014
VOL 21 NO 159 REGD NO DA 1589 | Dhaka, Wednesday, April 23 2014
Wed, Apr 23 2014, 8:13 pm
Loadshedding in country reaches over 500 MW
Loadshedding in the capital and elsewhere in the country has been rising following the closure of operation, due to a fire incident, of Meghnaghat 450 MW combined cycle power plant. All the three units of the plant had to be shutdown immediately after the fire broke out at its steam turbine unit on Monday evening. According to official sources, the extent of load shedding has gone up to about 550 MW from last week’s below 200 MW. Neither th...read more
    Wed, Apr 23 2014, 7:57 pm
    Teesta water level halves in a day
    Water levels in the mercurial Teesta river have dramatically risen and fallen with a span of a few hours. On Wednesday, the water level dropped by almost half of what it was after showing a sharp rise on Tuesday. The flow rate had abruptly risen to 3...read more
      Wed, Apr 23 2014, 4:53 pm
      BNP demands 10,000 cusecs Teesta water; concludes long march
      Urging neighbouring India to ensure 10,000 cusecs of water to Bangladesh from the Teesta River to maintain good relations between the two countries, BNP on Wednesday concluded its two-day long march to Teesta Barrage at Dalia point in Nilphamari. Add...read more
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