16h ago| Energy

JICA will support formulation of integrated energy and power master plan

Bangladesh is finally moving towards formulating an integrated energy and power sector master plan with a focus on the “3E+S” concept, after responding to the suggestions of energy experts, Japan...

18h ago| Energy

World's top oil exporter Saudi aims to reach zero-net emissions by 2060

The crown prince of Saudi Arabia said on Saturday that the world's top oil exporter aims to reach zero-net emissions by 2060 and more than doubled its annual target to reduce carbon emissions...

1w ago| Wildlife

25 venomous snakes seized

The forest department in a drive seized at least 25 venomous snakes from the house of a snake charmer in Rangabali upazila on Wednesday.

4w ago| Wildlife

Marsupials

Night was falling when we left our hotel in a small town in northern Queensland. By the time we reached the forest inside the adjacent national park it was dark.

Sundarbans can play vital role in climate mitigation

The Sundarbans can play a major role in climate adaptation and mitigation, as it has been protecting the Southwest coast of Bangladesh from tropical storms for years, said British High Commissioner...

China will not build new coal plants abroad, Xi pledges

Chinese leader Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that China would not build new coal-fired power projects abroad, using his address at the United Nations General Assembly to add to pledges to deal with...

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

JICA will support formulation of integrated energy and power master plan

Bangladesh is finally moving towards formulating an integrated energy and power sector master plan with a focus on the “3E+S” concept, after responding to the suggestions of energy experts, Japan...

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

World's top oil exporter Saudi aims to reach zero-net emissions by 2060

The crown prince of Saudi Arabia said on Saturday that the world's top oil exporter aims to reach zero-net emissions by 2060 and more than doubled its annual target to reduce carbon emissions...

October 15, 2021
October 15, 2021

25 venomous snakes seized

The forest department in a drive seized at least 25 venomous snakes from the house of a snake charmer in Rangabali upazila on Wednesday.

October 14, 2021
October 14, 2021

Poisoned, in their habitat

Dozens of monkeys died in Moheshkhali forest on Tuesday after eating poisoned bananas placed as a trap by a local farmer who encroached upon the forest to cultivate his crop.

October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021

Authorities yet to act as dolphins getting caught in nets in Jamuna

Dolphins are getting caught in fishing nets in the Jamuna river, in Daulatpur upazila of Manikganj. Authorities at fisheries department, however, say they are not aware of this.

October 13, 2021
October 13, 2021

50 monkeys poisoned to death in Cox’s Bazar, say locals

At least 50 wild monkeys were poisoned to death in Maheskhali upazila of Cox’s Bazar yesterday, locals said.

October 12, 2021
October 12, 2021

Storks find friends and foes at Ashurhat

Over the years, Ashurhat in Jhenidah’s Shailakupa upazila has become a haven for the Shamuk Bhanga or Asian openbill storks.

October 10, 2021
October 10, 2021

12kg LPG cylinder price rises 22% to Tk 1,259

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has increased the prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) of private companies by 22 per cent to Tk 1,259 for every 12kg LPG cylinder.

October 9, 2021
October 9, 2021

Sand, Stone From Meghalaya: Carried by flash flood, damaging cropland

It was a rainy night in July 2008. Residents of some bordering villages in Sunamganj’s Tahirpur upazila heard a sound of landslide coming from a hill across the border.

October 7, 2021
October 7, 2021

Indonesia conducts flight using palm oil-mixed jet fuel

Indonesia conducted its first test flight using jet fuel partially from palm oil on Wednesday, a senior minister said, as the country plans to commercialise the fuel as it seeks creative ways to...