1d ago| Environment

Suhrawardy Udyan - Govt can implement project protecting environment: HC

The High Court yesterday observed that the government can implement construction project in Suhrawardy Udyan, protecting the environment and historical elements.

Chapainawabganj Erosion: Nearly 50 houses lost to Padma

Over 100 families have been rendered homeless by the Padma river’s erosion at Goaldubi village under Sadar upazila of Chapainawabganj in last three weeks.

1d ago| Bangladesh

Cox’s Bazar Forestland: JS body’s no to civil service academy plan

A parliamentary body yesterday strongly opposed the public administration ministry’s plan to build a civil service academy in Cox’s Bazar on 700 acres of land that has been declared as protected...

3d ago| Climate action

Idled Thai taxis go green with mini-gardens on car roofs

Taxi fleets in Thailand are giving new meaning to the term “rooftop garden,” as they utilize the roofs of cabs idled by the coronavirus crisis to serve as small vegetable plots.

5 villages washed away in Teesta erosion in Kurigram

Due to continuing erosion of the Teesta, five villages, Char Gatiashyam, Bogurapara, Khitab Khan, Nakenda and Dhusmara of Gharialdanga union, of Rajarhat upazila in Kurigram were completely washed...

Furious Padma devours over 20 homesteads in Harirampur

Over 20 families have lost their homesteads and vast areas of cropland as the erosion of Padma has taken a serious turn in two-kilometre-long stretch on the riverside area of Kanchanpur in...

5d ago| Wildlife

Three more dolphin carcasses found off Ctg coast

Three more dolphins were found dead off the coast of Sitakunda in Chattogram yesterday.

5d ago| Energy

Power Rationing: CNG stations to stay shut 6-10pm from September 19

The government has decided to keep CNG filling stations closed from 6:00pm to 10:00pm -- the peak hours of electricity supply -- every day for power rationing.

5d ago| Energy

CNG filling stations to be closed 6pm to 10pm every day from Sep 19

The government has decided to keep CNG filling stations closed from 6pm to 10pm every day, the peak hour of electricity supply, for power rationing.

1w ago| Pollution

As it stands, the world around it burns

For four years now, a ship has remained anchored at Chattogram’s Parki beach.

1w ago| Sound pollution

3 areas in Barishal declared ‘silent zone’

Three areas in Barishal city have been declared as “silent zone”.

2w ago| Air pollution

Other cities not faring any better

When it comes to air pollution, Dhaka continues to be one of the most polluted cities in the world. But what about the other areas of the country?