Air Pollution in Dhaka

May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022

AQI Index: Dhaka's air quality currently 'moderate'

Dhaka's air quality continued to be in the 'moderate' zone today, mainly owing to rain in different parts of the country.

March 30, 2022
March 30, 2022

Air pollution is an existential threat for us. We must act.

Every year, the Economist Intelligence Unit publishes a list of liveable cities in the world, where Dhaka is inevitably placed near the bottom.

March 18, 2021
March 18, 2021

World Air Quality Report 2020: Bangladesh most polluted

Air quality of Bangladesh was the worst in the world, while its capital Dhaka was the second most air polluted city in 2020, said a global report.

June 26, 2020
June 26, 2020

AQI: Dhaka’s air quality ‘satisfactory’

The air quality in Dhaka shows a significant improvement this morning with the capital ranking 64th worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI).

December 18, 2019
December 18, 2019

3 illegal brick kilns demolished in Aminbazar

Three illegal brick kilns have been demolished in Aminbazar area, on the outskirts of the capital, for causing massive environmental pollution.

November 26, 2019
November 26, 2019

'Shut illegal brick kilns in 15 days to reduce air pollution'

The High Court orders the government to conduct mobile court drives to shut the illegal brick kilns in five districts -- Dhaka, Narayanganj, Gazipur, Munshiganj and Manikganj -- in 15 days for...

November 26, 2019
November 26, 2019

Dhaka gasping for fresh air

The hazy skies of Dhaka city in the beginning of winter may seem like harbingers of the cold season. But what appears to be only mist or fog, is actually smog and dust.

November 25, 2019
November 25, 2019

Dhaka now most air polluted city in the world: Minister

Dhaka city has the most polluted air in the world as level of air pollution has been increasing, Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin says.

June 4, 2019
June 4, 2019

Hard to get fresh air

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

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.