Air pollution

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    Delhi announces plan to combat air pollution

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    A plan to combat air pollution in New Delhi was announced by authorities Friday, as the Indian capital looks to lighten the toxic smog blanket...

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    Japan exports air pollution to Bangladesh: Greenpeace

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on August 21, 2019

    Global environmental group Greenpeace on Tuesday alleged that Japan was exporting air pollution to many countries including Bangladesh by funding toxic coal plants emitting more...

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    Public health in jeopardy

    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...

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    5 air polluting cement factories allowed near Sunderbans: minister

    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...

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    Govt indifferent to take action against air polluters: Greens

    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,...

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    Govt needs to contain air pollution in big cities

    | 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...

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    Air pollution causes a premature death every 5 seconds: UN expert

    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...

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    Pollution alert extended in Mexico City

    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...

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    Dhaka ranks 4th worst in Air Quality Index

    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.

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    Glaring govt failures to contain hanging dust in the air

    | 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...