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    Dhaka’s ‘unhealthy’ air ranks second worst in AQI

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:34pm on April 29, 2020

    Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka ranked second worst in the Air Quality Index on Wednesday morning...

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    Dhaka air ranks 5th worst in AQI

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:43pm on March 30, 2020

    Dhaka was ranked fifth worst in the Air Quality Index on Monday morning...

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    Dhaka’s ‘unhealthy’ air ranks 5th worst in AQI

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:52pm on March 07, 2020

    Dhaka’s air was classified as ‘unhealthy’ on Saturday morning as Bangladesh’s capital ranked the fifth worst in the Air Quality Index...

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    Air pollution shortens lives by 3yrs: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:49am on March 04, 2020

    A ‘pandemic’ of air pollution shortens lives worldwide by nearly three years on average, and causes 8.8 million premature deaths annually, scientists said Tuesday. Eliminating...

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    Environmentally sensitive development is badly in need

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 27, 2020

    DEVELOPMENT planning in Bangladesh has not considered environmental cost for decades and the results have already been manifest in all its severity. The Switzerland-based air...

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    Bangladesh most polluted country: study

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:58am on February 26, 2020

    The air in Bangladesh carried the highest concentration of pollutants in the world in 2019, revealed an air quality monitoring report globally released on Tuesday....

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    Dhaka air tops worst in AQI

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 11:51am on February 18, 2020

    All the residents of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka are at health risk as the megacity ranked top among the cities with the worst air quality on...

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    Dhaka ranks 2nd worst

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:02pm on February 15, 2020

    Dhaka ranked second among cities with worst air quality on Saturday morning. It had an AQI score of 197 at 08:05am. The air was classified...

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    Dhaka air ranks 4th worst in AQI

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 11:51am on February 13, 2020

    Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka ranked fourth among cities with worst air quality on Thursday morning. It had a score of 202 at 09:29am in the Air...

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    A worrying level of air pollution in Bangladesh capital warrants early action

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 01, 2020

    AN ALARMINGLY poor score in air quality index has for long been a matter of concern for Dhaka residents as the city has consistently been...

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