Japan has decided to provide the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) with $500,000 for supporting the Rohingyas and the host community affected by Cyclone Mocha
Members of Detective Branch of Police in Chattogram have rescued seven endangered geckos and arrested five illegal wildlife traders during a drive in Sitakunda upazila..A case was filed with Sitakunda Police Station against five people this morning in this regard, our Chattogram staff corr
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said loadshedding has become more acute and frequent in Bangladesh as people are struggling with the ongoing sweltering heat..“People of Bangladesh are suffering during this scorching heat. Use of air conditioners and fans
The prevailing mild, moderate and severe heatwave may continue for five to six days more across the country, according to the Bangladesh Meteorological Department.
Due to the growing population and lack of arable land per capita, the country must preserve the environment and plant more trees to provide a healthy and secure living environment for future generations, said Information Minister Hasan Mahmud yesterday.
Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin today said the government is taking strict action against producers of plastic and polythene, which are harmful to humans and the environment.."Mobile courts are being conducted against production, transportation, marketing an
The 1,320MW coal-fired Payra Power Plant in Patuakhali has been shut temporarily due to shortage of coal
Plastics are silently piling on the environmental miseries of Bangladesh, one of the most climate change-vulnerable countries in the world.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the widespread use and mismanagement of single-use plastic products are destabilising the ecosystem
French President Emmanuel Macron today warned that global plastics pollution was a "time bomb", as diplomats began five days of talks in Paris to make progress on a treaty to end plastic waste. .Representatives of 175 nations with divergent ambitions met at the UNESCO headquarters with th
Mymensingh’s Akhalia river, which was once a great source of water for agriculture and local fishes in Phulbaria upazila of the district, is now in a dire state due to pollution.
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said they had been trying to ensure smooth supply of coal, gas and fuel to the power plants for the last two months but it did not work due to the “financial issues”
Dhaka's rapid urbanisation and industrialisation have led to a significant increase in air pollution levels.
A severe heatwave is sweeping over the districts of Rajshahi, Naogaon, Nilphamari and Dinajpur and it is likely to continue.
'We're struggling to import oil. We are diverting most of the gas to industries to keep those running,' says Nasrul Hamid
Gas supply will remain suspended for eight hours today in different areas of the capital for emergency replacement and removal of gas pipelines..According to a press release of Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited, the areas where gas supply will be suspended from 10:00a
Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor Md Atiqul Islam, vowing punishment for the offenders, today warned against cutting trees in the city without DNCC's permission.
The government has not framed the national budget for the fiscal year of 2023-24 based on the prescription of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today.
Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) has blacklisted SM Rahman International, the contractor concerned, for cutting down trees during the construction of the road divider at the Technical Crossing in Mirpur in the capital..Besides, two deputy assistant engineers of the DNCC in charge of rel
Rangpur today came to a standstill for five minutes as a demonstration was held urging the government to implement the Teesta Master Plan project from its own fund without any further delay
Bangladesh today signed a 15-year agreement with Qatar for importing up to 1.8 million metric tonnes (MMT) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) per year