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  • Air Pollution in Dhaka's brick kilns

    '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 reducing air pollution.

  • Air Quality of Dhaka

    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.

  • Air Pollution in Dhaka

    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.

  • Air Pollution in Dhaka City

    Hard to get fresh air

    If you are in Dhaka city, think twice before drawing a deep breath. The city’s air is contaminated with not only heavy metals like lead, chromium, cadmium, nickel, arsenic, manganese and copper but also with other poisonous particles, show studies.

  • 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.

  • Air Pollution Effects in Dhaka

    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.

  • Environmental Pollution Causes death

    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.

  • Air Pollution in Bangladesh

    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 million or more.

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