1d ago| Air pollution

Dhaka air 2nd most polluted in the world this morning

Dhaka's air quality is in the "very unhealthy" zone this morning..With an air quality index (AQI) score of 256 at 9:10am today, the capital of Bangladesh ranked second in the list of world cities with the worst air quality..An AQI between 151 and 200 is said to be "unhealthy," 201 an

2d ago| Air pollution

Dhaka's air quality worst in the world for second day in a row

Dhaka's air quality continued to be in the 'hazardous' zone this morning, posing serious health risks to residents of the densely populated capital of Bangladesh..With an air quality index (AQI) score of 372 at 8:50am today, Dhaka ranked first in the list of cities with the worst air..<

3d ago| Air pollution

Dhaka tops list of cities with most polluted air in the world today

Dhaka once again topped the list of cities around the world with the worst air quality this morning..With an air quality index (AQI) score of 319 at 9:00am today (January 25, 2023), Dhaka ranked first in the list of cities with the worst air..An AQI between 151 and 200 is said to be

Illnesses caused by air polution: The Invisible Killer

Air pollution is killing around 80,000 people every year in Bangladesh by causing respiratory problems as well as depression, and wiping out around 4 percent of the country’s GDP, said a World Bank report yesterday.

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.

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.

October 18, 2022
October 18, 2022

Steel mill in Ctg fined Tk 1 lakh for emitting industrial smoke

A mobile court today (October 18, 2022) fined a steel mill at Baizid Bostami Road in Chattogram Tk one lakh for emitting industrial smoke in the open air which poses a serious health hazard.

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

Dhaka world's most polluted city again

The densely populated capital of Bangladesh has once again topped the list of cities with the worst air quality in the world.

September 7, 2022
September 7, 2022

Global warming, wildfires to worsen air pollution: UN

More frequent and intense heatwaves and wildfires driven by climate change are expected to worsen the quality of the air we breathe, harming human health and ecosystems, the UN warned Wednesday.

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.