pollution

February 22, 2017
February 22, 2017

Smog may force U-17 football World Cup out of Delhi

FIFA could pull Under-17 World Cup matches out of New Delhi because of concerns over air quality in the world's most polluted capital city, the tournament director said.

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

Here's why medalists don't get flowers at Rio 2016 Olympics

Olympic medalists are traditionally presented flower bouquets as they are awarded up gold, silver or bronze medals on a podium. But this is not happening in the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil.

June 6, 2016
June 6, 2016

HC asks for list of Hazaribagh tanners by June 13

The High Court directed the industries secretary to submit before it by June 13 the list of names of the businessmen who are still running their tanneries at Hazaribagh in Dhaka.

February 13, 2016
February 13, 2016

How to get a black-belt in carrom?

Carrom board is the second most common thing in Bangladesh for a Bangladeshi after the crow, and also second behind the rickshaw for a foreigner and definitely second after the dirt, grime and...

December 26, 2015
December 26, 2015

71-km human chain formed to save Turag

Environmentalists form a 71-km-long human chain on the banks of the Turag River demanding an end to pollution and grabbing of the river.

December 18, 2015
December 18, 2015

Beijing issues second ever pollution "red alert"

Beijing authorities have issued a second pollution "red alert", little more than a week after its first ever such warning.

December 8, 2015
December 8, 2015

Smog 'red alert' in effect in Beijing

Schools in Beijing are closed and outdoor construction halted as the Chinese capital's first ever pollution "red alert"red alert" came into effect.

October 8, 2015
October 8, 2015

World’s corals threatened by bleaching

Corals worldwide are at risk from a major episode of bleaching which turns reefs white, scientists have confirmed.

September 17, 2015
September 17, 2015

Indonesia arrests executives of 'haze-causing companies'

In a rare crackdown, Indonesia has arrested executives from seven companies accused of contributing to a pollution-filled haze in the region.

June 17, 2015
June 17, 2015

Cleaner air would save two million lives a year: study

Cleaner air worldwide will save two million lives a year and not only in the most polluted countries, a study finds.