Mohammad Al-Masum Molla

Mohammad Al-Masum Molla

Multimedia journalist with nearly 10 years’ experience in mainstream media in Bangladesh with a background in investigative journalism and environmental, political and human rights reporting.

World Environment Day: Land the size of Dhaka city degrades every year

Soil degradation in Bangladesh is happening at a faster pace than earlier thought, and it is threatening the country’s food security.

1w ago

Falling healthcare budget forces people to spend more out of pocket

For instance, the outlay for the health sector was Tk 25,028 crore in 2021-22, representing 4.8 percent of the budget of Tk 518,188 crore. It was five percent in the previous fiscal year when the government spent Tk 21,647 crore under a Tk 460,160 crore budget.

1w ago

Feeling hot and sweaty after rain? Here is why

The country experienced heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Remal, yet people from various regions reported still feeling sweaty and uncomfortable. Meteorologists explained that this discomfort is primarily due to the excessive moisture in the air.

2w ago

Why still feel hot despite heavy rain?

The country experienced heavy rainfall yesterday due to Cyclone Remal, but people from different parts of the country reported still feeling hot and discomfort

2w ago

Cyclones now last longer

Remal was part of a new trend of cyclones that take their time before making landfall, are slow-moving, and cause significant downpours, flooding coastal areas and cities. 

2w ago

Sea-level rise in Bangladesh: Faster than global average

Bangladesh is experiencing a faster sea-level rise than the global average of 3.42mm a year, which will impact food production and livelihoods even more than previously thought, government studies have found.

3w ago

Dhaka getting hotter

Dhaka is now one of the fastest-warming cities in the world, as it has seen a staggering 97 percent rise in the number of days with temperature above 35 degrees Celsius over the last three decades.

3w ago

Dhaka’s Toxic Air: High levels of cancer-causing elements found

The concentration of cancer-causing arsenic, lead and cadmium in Dhaka air is almost double the permissible limit set by the World Health Organization, a new study has found.

1m ago
June 5, 2024
June 5, 2024

World Environment Day: Land the size of Dhaka city degrades every year

Soil degradation in Bangladesh is happening at a faster pace than earlier thought, and it is threatening the country’s food security.

June 4, 2024
June 4, 2024

Falling healthcare budget forces people to spend more out of pocket

For instance, the outlay for the health sector was Tk 25,028 crore in 2021-22, representing 4.8 percent of the budget of Tk 518,188 crore. It was five percent in the previous fiscal year when the government spent Tk 21,647 crore under a Tk 460,160 crore budget.

May 29, 2024
May 29, 2024

Feeling hot and sweaty after rain? Here is why

The country experienced heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Remal, yet people from various regions reported still feeling sweaty and uncomfortable. Meteorologists explained that this discomfort is primarily due to the excessive moisture in the air.

May 28, 2024
May 28, 2024

Why still feel hot despite heavy rain?

The country experienced heavy rainfall yesterday due to Cyclone Remal, but people from different parts of the country reported still feeling hot and discomfort

May 28, 2024
May 28, 2024

Cyclones now last longer

Remal was part of a new trend of cyclones that take their time before making landfall, are slow-moving, and cause significant downpours, flooding coastal areas and cities. 

May 19, 2024
May 19, 2024

Sea-level rise in Bangladesh: Faster than global average

Bangladesh is experiencing a faster sea-level rise than the global average of 3.42mm a year, which will impact food production and livelihoods even more than previously thought, government studies have found.

May 18, 2024
May 18, 2024

Dhaka getting hotter

Dhaka is now one of the fastest-warming cities in the world, as it has seen a staggering 97 percent rise in the number of days with temperature above 35 degrees Celsius over the last three decades.

May 11, 2024
May 11, 2024

Dhaka’s Toxic Air: High levels of cancer-causing elements found

The concentration of cancer-causing arsenic, lead and cadmium in Dhaka air is almost double the permissible limit set by the World Health Organization, a new study has found.

May 7, 2024
May 7, 2024

Sundarbans: All fires in 23 years were confined to only 5pc area

All fires in the Sundarbans over the last 23 years took place in just five percent area of the mangrove forest under the east forest division, said officials concerned.

May 4, 2024
May 4, 2024

Lightning fatalities on the rise

Bangladesh has been witnessing a rise in casualties from lightning strikes mainly due to drastic shifts in weather patterns.

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