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    Another circular soon to make block use mandatory in private construction: Ziaul

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:00pm on January 09, 2020

    The Department of Environment director for air quality management wing Md Ziaul Haque said that after making mandatory use of blocks in government construction and...

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    Brick kilns back in business, rampant topsoil burning continues

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 10:54pm on January 09, 2020

    Countless brick kilns are back in operation. Many of the illegal brick kilns demolished during the recent drives have resumed operation posing serious environmental hazards...

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    Greens think it’s time to appear in political scene

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:32am on January 05, 2020

    Environmentalists on Saturday gathered at a special conference in the capital to discuss the possibilities of appearing in the political scene. They accused existing political...

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    RCC wins award as environment friendly city

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:46pm on January 04, 2020

    Rajshahi city won the award for the cleanest air city in the world at the Channel i Prokriti Mela at its office in Dhaka on...

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    The coal industry and its future

    Dmitry Bokarev | Updated at 09:00pm on January 03, 2020

    HYDROCARBONS are part of the foundation of modern civilisation, and the production and sale of these natural resources is one of the most profitable businesses....

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    Changing times put Ivory Coast’s rubber industry under pressure

    Agence France-Presse . Abidjan | Updated at 11:50pm on December 25, 2019

    A decade after rubber was heavily promoted as a goldmine for Ivory Coast’s cocoa-dependent economy, planters are under pressure to address criticism that they are...

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    President asks students to lead save environment campaign

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Khulna | Updated at 12:59am on December 23, 2019

    President M Abdul Hamid on Sunday asked the students to lead the mass awareness campaign to save the environment and keep roads, surroundings and drains...

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    Apparently no one’s concern

    Gazi Mizanur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on December 23, 2019

    THERE exists an unwritten indemnity for the organisations that implement development projects in the city of Dhaka. They dig up roads and leave them in...

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    Petrol, diesel vehicles banned on London street

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 03:49pm on December 18, 2019

    Petrol and diesel vehicles will be banned from a street in central London in an innovative attempt to reduce pollution, local authorities said. Officials said...

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    Labour rights must for enabling business environment

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2019

    BANGLADESH has been enjoying zero-duty benefit to the European Union under its Everything but Arms scheme since independence, but once it graduates to a middle...