Sadiqur Rahman

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    Coal-fired power plant in Barguna despite environmental concerns

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 11:52pm on August 06, 2018

    The government is facilitating the implementation of a 307MW coal-fired power plant in coastal Barguna surrounded by reserved lands having wildlife and fish sanctuary....

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    Consumers to get no respite soon

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:35am on July 07, 2018

    Domestic consumers in the capital could expect to get relief from gas supply shortage when imported Liquefied Natural Gas supply begins in January, Titas Gas...

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    No respite from plastic pollution

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 11:26pm on June 04, 2018

    Plastic pollution increased in Bangladesh though ‘Beat Plastic Pollution, If you can’t reuse it, refuse it,’ is this year’s theme for the celebration of World...

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    Sunderbans ecosystem at stake

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 11:09pm on June 04, 2018

    Unplanned industrialisation at Mongla and Rampal in Bagerhat is having disastrous impacts on the habitats and food cycle of the Sunderbans’ flora and fauna, a...

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    DoE finds enforcing ban on poly bags challenging

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 11:25pm on April 21, 2018

    Lax enforcement of ban on production, sales and the use of non-degradable polythene bags is seldom followed....

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    Toxic pesticides threaten wildlife in Rema-Kalenga Reserve Forest

    Sadiqur Rahman . back from Habiganj | Updated at 12:50am on April 11, 2018

    Indiscriminate use of toxic pesticides on crop fields inside the Rema-Kalenga Reserve Forest in Habiganj, the most diversified wildlife habitat in Bangladesh, poses threat to...

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    Waterbody grabbing goes unabated

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:05am on March 22, 2018

    Conservation and restoration of water bodies became an elusive task in the country as there seems to be none to stop the greedy land grabbers...

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    Waterbirds decreasing in coastal belt

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 02:05am on March 17, 2018

    Appearance of waterbirds fell sharply in the country’s coastal belt over the last year, according the latest coastal bird census done in January....

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    Airborne dusts pose serious threat to capital’s public health

    Sadiqur Rahman and Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:05am on March 12, 2018

    Airborne ultra-fine dusts pose a serious threat to public health in the capital. Heavy presence of ultrafine dusts also called particulate matters in air is...

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    Curtain falls on a high note

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:31am on March 01, 2018

    The curtain fell on Amar Ekushey Book Fair on Wednesday with thousands of visitors thronging to stalls on the concluding day of the month-long extravaganza,...