1d ago| Water pollution

Living amidst polluted waters

Many parts of the municipal area, including Sylhet City Corporation, remain submerged.

1d ago| Air pollution

Dhaka air remains ‘unhealthy’

Though Dhaka did not take the spot of the world’s most polluted city, its air quality remained “unhealthy” yesterday.

1d ago| Air pollution

Dhaka air continues to be “unhealthy”

Dhaka’s air quality still remains “unhealthy”.

Environment pollution: 2.15 lakh lives lost in Bangladesh in 2019

Pollution caused over 2.15 lakh premature deaths in Bangladesh in 2019, according to a new global study.

Pollution claims 9m lives each year; Africa worst affected

Worsening outdoor air pollution and toxic lead poisoning have kept global deaths from environmental contamination at an estimated 9 million per year since 2015 – countering modest progress made in tackling pollution elsewhere, a team of scientists reported Tuesday.

314 illegal brick kilns shut down in 5 districts: DoE to HC

Some 314 illegal brick kilns out of total 411 in Dhaka and four other surrounding districts have been shut down since November last year to control the air pollution.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Dhaka air remains ‘unhealthy’

Though Dhaka did not take the spot of the world’s most polluted city, its air quality remained “unhealthy” yesterday.

June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022

Living amidst polluted waters

Many parts of the municipal area, including Sylhet City Corporation, remain submerged.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

Dhaka air continues to be “unhealthy”

Dhaka’s air quality still remains “unhealthy”.

June 23, 2022
June 23, 2022

Khulna city chokes on dust

Khulna city dwellers have been facing intense dust pollution for the last couple of years, as long stretches of roads and drains are being reconstructed under different development projects.

June 22, 2022
June 22, 2022

Dhaka’s air quality still “unhealthy”

Dhaka may no longer be the city with world's most polluted air, but the densely populated capital's air quality still remains “unhealthy”.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

Dhaka’s air quality back to “unhealthy”

After a marked improvement in recent times, Dhaka’s air quality slipped back to the “unhealthy for sensitive groups” zone today.

June 9, 2022
June 9, 2022

Dhaka air 2nd most polluted in the world

Air pollution still remains one of the top-most challenges for Bangladesh. Dhaka has been ranked as the second most polluted city in the world.

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Dhaka air 2nd most polluted in the world this morning

Air pollution still remains one of the top-most challenges for Bangladesh. Capital city Dhaka has been ranked as the second most polluted city in the world.

June 4, 2022
June 4, 2022

Execution of law, accountability essential to save rivers: Speakers

Ensuring accountability of government agencies in-charge of conserving rivers, empowering National River Conservation Commission (NRCC), enhancing the institutional capacity, and executing concerned laws with political commitment are some of the essential factors to save the country’s rivers, speakers in a roundtable discussion have said.

June 4, 2022
June 4, 2022

Over 90,000 deaths in Bangladesh caused by indoor air pollution in 2019

You are vulnerable to toxic air even when you stay home.