Air Pollution in Dhaka

Air pollution crippling our nation

Government must take action locally and with regional partners to improve air quality

Only Karachi's air worse than Dhaka's this morning

Pakistan's Karachi and India's Kolkata occupied the first and third spots in the list, with AQI scores of 188 and 184, respectively

Dhaka air most polluted in the world this morning

Iraq's Baghdad and Myanmar's Yangon occupied the second and third places with AQI of 238 and 193 respectively

Premature births in Dhaka on rise for poor air

Premature births and babies born with low birth weight is on the rise in Dhaka city due to poor air quality, found a recent study

What are the health risks of breathing Dhaka's air?

During the months of winter, our capital repeatedly makes it on the list of world cities with the most polluted air.

Will the new air pollution control rules save us?

While some studies point to brick kiln emissions as the main sources, some point to dust sources, and others to vehicular emissions.

What is being done to curb pollution in Dhaka, HC asks

The High Court today wanted to know what steps were being taken to curb air pollution in Dhaka, as the capital has been at or near the top of most polluted cities in the world for the last one week.

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..<

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

March 30, 2023
March 30, 2023

Air pollution crippling our nation

Government must take action locally and with regional partners to improve air quality

March 9, 2023
March 9, 2023

Only Karachi's air worse than Dhaka's this morning

Pakistan's Karachi and India's Kolkata occupied the first and third spots in the list, with AQI scores of 188 and 184, respectively

March 2, 2023
March 2, 2023

Dhaka air most polluted in the world this morning

Iraq's Baghdad and Myanmar's Yangon occupied the second and third places with AQI of 238 and 193 respectively

March 1, 2023
March 1, 2023

Premature births in Dhaka on rise for poor air

Premature births and babies born with low birth weight is on the rise in Dhaka city due to poor air quality, found a recent study

February 5, 2023
February 5, 2023

What are the health risks of breathing Dhaka's air?

During the months of winter, our capital repeatedly makes it on the list of world cities with the most polluted air.

February 4, 2023
February 4, 2023

Will the new air pollution control rules save us?

While some studies point to brick kiln emissions as the main sources, some point to dust sources, and others to vehicular emissions.

January 31, 2023
January 31, 2023

What is being done to curb pollution in Dhaka, HC asks

The High Court today wanted to know what steps were being taken to curb air pollution in Dhaka, as the capital has been at or near the top of most polluted cities in the world for the last one week.

January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023

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..<

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

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

Dhaka’s air 2nd most polluted in the world this morning

Dhaka's air quality continued to be in the “unhealthy” zone this morning..With an air quality index (AQI) score of 196 at 10:20am, the metropolis ranked second in the list of world cities with the worst air quality. .An AQI between 101 and 200 is considered “unhealthy”, particularly