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Russia’s Smolensk NPP gets WANO appreciation

The World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) recently completed the follow-up peer review at Smolensk Nuclear Power Plant in Russia and noted that the plant has made significant development to ensure high quality results. It was part of cooperation between...

The outflow of women migrant workers has increased by about 7.0 per cent in nine months of this year, compared to the same period of the last year. More women workers went abroad during the period even as allegations of exploitations at workplaces were rife. According to the data of Bureau of Manpower Employment and Training (BMET), a total of 78,045 women went abroad for jobs during the January-September period, up from 73,065 in the first nine months of 2018. Of them, 47,283 women or 60 per cent of the total went to Saudi Arabia, 13,837 (17 per cent) to Jordan and 8,925 (11 per cent) to Oman. Migrant rights activists said women workers were still facing harassment at workplaces....

Power Cell DG made Chair of ESCAP Committee on Energy

Director General of Power Cell Engr. Mohammad Hossain has been elected Chair of the UN-ESCAP Committee on Energy for a two-year term. He replaced Ajith P. Perara, Deputy Minister of Sri Lanka. The election was held during the committee's second...