Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:00am on July 20, 2019
Public health in Bangladesh has become highly vulnerable in the face of phenomenal rise in adulteration of foods, serious contamination of drinking water, substandard and...
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:10pm on June 29, 2019
The Department of Environment has given clearance to ‘five air polluting cement factories’ within 6km from the Sunderbans, environment, forest and climate change minister M...
Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:24am on June 23, 2019
Green activists at a seminar on Saturday said that sources of air pollution were identified but the government was not taking actions to stop pollution,...
| Updated at 12:05am on June 08, 2019
AIR pollution, a silent, invisible and prolific killer, is responsible for the premature death of seven million people each year across the world, as the...
United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:54am on June 04, 2019
Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment David Boyd on Monday urged governments to take bold action to beat air pollution, improve health...
Agence France-Presse . Mexico City | Updated at 02:40pm on May 16, 2019
Mexico City declared an air pollution alert for the second straight day on Wednesday, urging people to stay indoors, cancelling school and moving...
United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 12:14pm on May 09, 2019
Bangladesh’s capital was ranked fourth worst in the Air Quality Index on Thursday morning.
| Updated at 12:00am on May 07, 2019
THE High Court Division’s summoning the chief executive officers of both the city authorities of Dhaka, the north and the south, to explain in court...
| Updated at 12:00am on April 06, 2019
AIR pollution is responsible for more deaths worldwide than many better-known risk factors such as malnutrition, alcohol use, and physical inactivity....
Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:48am on April 04, 2019
Air pollution will shorten the life expectancy of children born today by an average of 20 months and will have the greatest impact in south...