water pollution

Worries over wastewater

Textile industries would be dumping a mind-boggling 20,300 crore litres of untreated wastewater into the country's waterbodies every year from 2021 if the current situation did not improve,...

March 22, 2017
March 22, 2017

Pollution From Waste: Buriganga water shows signs of improvement

However insignificant, the quality of Buriganga water is showing signs of improvement.

April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016

ADB signs $30m loan for garment sector

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signs a $30-million loan deal with Brac Bank, which will be used to finance the construction and upgrade of garment factories in Bangladesh.

January 23, 2016
January 23, 2016

No standards set for water filters

Companies never tire of boasting about their products, and consumers are easily enticed. But in the case of water purifiers and filters,

April 20, 2015
April 20, 2015

The dying Shahjahanpur Jheel (video)

A deltaic country, the plains of Bangladesh are crisscrossed with a million water bodies. The canals, marshlands and the rivers make the quintessential image that Rural Bengal conjures up.