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    High Court asks DoE to close 27 establishments polluting Buriganga

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on November 18, 2019

    The High Court Division on Sunday directed the Department of Environment to shut down in 15 days 27 polluting establishments set up on the Buriganga...

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    Delhi suffocates under toxic smog

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 02:10pm on November 16, 2019

    A thick grey smog choked New Delhi for the fifth day Saturday, adding to a mounting pollution health crisis, but retired naval commander Anil Charan...

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    Bangladesh prepare for 1st T20 in masks

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on November 03, 2019

    Bangladesh players trained in masks in gloomy smog Saturday ahead of the opening match of their India tour but insisted they have no choice but...

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    Delhi pollution not big shock for Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:27pm on November 01, 2019

    The first Twenty20 match of Bangladesh’s tour to India will take place in Delhi on Sunday as per schedule, reassured the Board of Control for...

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    Untreated faecal matters threaten public health in Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:07am on November 01, 2019

    Inability to manage sewage poses serious health hazard for the Dhaka population. An overpopulated urban centre, which is almost bursting at the seams, is now...

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    Draft clean air bill to increase burdens for DoE: greens

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 02:11am on October 28, 2019

    Environmentalists on Sunday described the  draft Clean Air Bill as full of flaws  as it does not spell out in clear terms what would be...

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    IMF wants introduction of carbon tax to improve climate change

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:36am on October 06, 2019

    International Monetary Fund has underscored the need for introducing carbon tax to mobilize more domestic revenue to increase investment for addressing the challenges of...

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    Pollution threatens world’s longest sea beach

    Rashad Ahamad . back from Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2019

    Cox’s Bazar sea beach, the longest natural sea beach in the world, is getting polluted fast for lack of proper waste management which is also...

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    Polluting the heavens

    Evaggelos Vallianatos | Updated at 12:00am on October 01, 2019

    HEAVENS brings to mind the vast sky and the millions of stars lighting the earth at night. Greek mythology has the sky and the Earth...

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    Plastic pollution poses threat to Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2019

    Plastic pollution in Bangladesh’s environment continues unabated raising serious threats to human and animal health as the government is yet to move for reducing its...