air pollution

Dhaka's air quality 2nd worst in the world this morning

Dhaka ranked second in the list of world cities with the worst air quality as it registered an air quality index (AQI) score of 234 at 9:05am today, which puts the capital in the "very unhealthy" category

January 31, 2023
January 31, 2023

Why is air pollution still a non-issue?

Government must save residents of Dhaka, other cities from massive pollution

January 24, 2023
January 24, 2023

Dhaka's air quality 2nd worst in the world this morning

Dhaka ranked second in the list of world cities with the worst air quality as it registered an air quality index (AQI) score of 234 at 9:05am today, which puts the capital in the "very unhealthy" category

January 22, 2023
January 22, 2023

The cold doesn't kill people. Bad policies do.

It seems grossly inappropriate that in a country on its way to achieving middle-income status, there are still people dying from poverty.

December 31, 2022
December 31, 2022

Dhaka air most polluted in the world

Dhaka has once again topped the list of world cities with the worst air quality.

December 17, 2022
December 17, 2022

Curbing deadly air pollution: 4 nations draw up roadmap

Four South Asian countries -- Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan -- have agreed to drastically bring down the annual average of particulate matter (PM) 2.5 in the countries’ air to 35 microgrammes per cubic metre by 2030.

December 5, 2022
December 5, 2022

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.

October 23, 2022
October 23, 2022

Dinajpur BSCIC estate a growing health hazard

The Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) industrial estate in Dinajpur is causing untold sufferings for people living and working in the area as the rice mills present are pouring copious amounts of ash and other pollutants into the environment.

October 21, 2022
October 21, 2022

Will Earth remain inhabitable after 2050?

We need visionary leaders to deal with the impending climate catastrophe.

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 10, 2022
August 10, 2022

Dhaka’s air quality “moderate” today

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