Air Pollution in Bangladesh

June 4, 2019
June 4, 2019

Hard to get fresh air

If you are in Dhaka city, think twice before drawing a deep breath. ...

May 5, 2019
May 5, 2019

Air pollution: HC summons Dhaka city CEOs

The High Court summons chief executive officers (CEOs) of Dhaka north and south city corporations to appear before it on May 15 to explain their steps about complying with its directive to curb air...

April 4, 2019
April 4, 2019

Air pollution killed 1.23 lakh in 2017

Indoor and outdoor air pollution led to 1.23 lakh deaths in Bangladesh in 2017, according to a new study on global air pollution.

March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019

HC seeks report on air pollution from DoE

The High Court has directed the director general of Department of Environment (DoE) to submit a report on what step the organization have taken to prevent air pollution in Dhaka.

March 12, 2019
March 12, 2019

Air pollution causes 8.8m deaths worldwide: Study

Air pollution causes 790,000 premature deaths every year in Europe and 8.8 million worldwide, doubling recent assessments, according to a study.

March 6, 2019
March 6, 2019

Living in toxic air

Bangladesh has the most polluted air in the world and Dhaka is the second most polluted capital city, according to a new study.

February 14, 2019
February 14, 2019

Dangerous defiance of kiln law

On the banks of the Halda at Uttar Mohra point, within the boundaries of Chattogram city corporation area, a lone brick kiln emits plumes of poisonous smoke.

May 3, 2018
May 3, 2018

Air pollution kills 7m every year

Seven million people suffer premature deaths due to household and outdoor air pollution every year around the globe, according to the World Health Organization.

May 2, 2018
May 2, 2018

Dhaka air ranked world’s 3rd most polluted: WHO

Dhaka’s air quality has been ranked as third most polluted in the world according to an air quality data compiled by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for megacities with a population of 14...

April 19, 2018
April 19, 2018

Air Pollution in Bangladesh: Steep rise continues

Bangladesh has experienced a sharp increase in air pollution since 2010 as 81 percent population are exposed to household air pollution from solid fuel burning, says a new global study report.