9h ago| Air pollution

Air pollution led to 78,145 deaths in Bangladesh in 2019

Air pollution caused at least 78,145 deaths in Bangladesh in 2019 and also cost the country 3.9 to 4.4 percent of its GDP that year, says a World Bank report released today.

1w ago| Air pollution

Air Quality Index: Dhaka ranks 4th worst again today

Dhaka's air quality continued to remain in the “unhealthy” zone this morning. With an air quality index (AQI) score of 184 at 9:00am today, Dhaka ranked fourth among global cities with the worst air quality.

1w ago| Air pollution

238,000 early deaths due to air pollution in 2020: European Environment Agency

The European Union's environment watchdog has reported 238,000 premature deaths in the bloc in 2020 due to air pollution.

Air pollution: Dhaka 5th worst city in the world

More than 22,000 people in the capital died due to air pollution in 2019, says a global report.

Dhaka’s air quality “good” today: AQI

With an air quality index (AQI) score of 45, Dhaka's air quality has been “good” this morning (August 14, 2022).

Dhaka’s air quality remains “moderate”: AQI

Dhaka's air quality continues to be in the “moderate” zone today (August 11, 2022), all thanks to intermittent monsoon showers.

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

India claims “first of its kind” state-funded helmet will purify air

As India's capital of New Delhi prepares for winter - and the accompanying season of acrid smog - the government is promoting a motorcycle helmet fitted with filters and a fan at the back that it says can remove 80 percent of pollutants.

August 19, 2022
August 19, 2022

Dhaka’s air remains ‘unhealthy’

After a marked improvement in the past week, Dhaka’s air quality slipped back to the ‘unhealthy’ zone yesterday morning.

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Air pollution: Dhaka 5th worst city in the world

More than 22,000 people in the capital died due to air pollution in 2019, says a global report.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

Dhaka’s air quality “good” today: AQI

With an air quality index (AQI) score of 45, Dhaka's air quality has been “good” this morning (August 14, 2022).

August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

Dhaka’s air quality remains “moderate”: AQI

Dhaka's air quality continues to be in the “moderate” zone today (August 11, 2022), all thanks to intermittent monsoon showers.

August 10, 2022
August 10, 2022

Dhaka’s air quality “moderate” today

Dhaka's air quality turned “moderate” this morning (August 10, 2022).

August 6, 2022
August 6, 2022

Dhaka’s air quality “moderate” today

Dhaka's air quality has seen a marked improvement in the past 24 hours -- all thanks to intermittent monsoon showers.

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

Dhaka air 3rd most polluted in the world today: AQI

Dhaka's air has been ranked the third most polluted in the world this morning (August 4, 2022).

August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

Dhaka air 4th most polluted in the world: AQI

Dhaka has been ranked as the fourth most polluted city in the world.

August 2, 2022
August 2, 2022

Dhaka air 3rd most polluted in the world: AQI

Air pollution still remains one of the top-most challenges for Bangladesh. Capital city Dhaka’s air has been ranked the third most polluted in the world this morning (August 2, 2022).