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Sunday, 02 September 2012
Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) is preparing to announce a 30 percent hike in power tariffs, taking effect from September 1. The declaration would be made within this week, a member of the energy regulator told The Daily Star yesterday. The electricity ta...
Sunday, 02 September 2012
Power outages have staged a comeback after Ramadan, particularly in the urban areas, as the Power Development Board has slashed electricity generation from fuel-oil run power plants, officials said. Besides, Petrobangla, the state-run Oil, Gas and Mineral Resources Corp...
Sunday, 02 September 2012
It is now abundantly clear that the government is determinedly progressing toward assuming effective control of the affairs of Grameen Bank (GB). Despite the fact that about 97 per cent of the paid-up capital of GB is subscribed by its borrowers, mostly poor women, the ...
Sunday, 02 September 2012
The Sonali Bank chairman, the former managing director and members of the Board of Directors who are allegedly involved in a Tk 3,000-crore Hallmark loan scam may manage to go scot-free at the behest of some influential ruling-party people as a desperate bid is learnt t...
Sunday, 02 September 2012
Former Bangladesh Bank Governor Dr Mohammad Farashuddin said the government would be held responsible if it did not take any action regarding the Sonali Bank’s loan scam. “The central bank cannot escape responsibility for the incident as it is the regulator...