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    BNP trashes govt’s claim of UNESCO’S objection withdrawal 

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:10pm on July 08, 2017

      Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday alleged that the government is 'deceiving' people by carrying out a false propaganda...

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    80kg venison, two deer heads, skin seized in Bagerhat

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:24pm on July 07, 2017

    Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard seized a trawler with 80 kilograms of venison, two deer heads and a skin from Sunderbans at...

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    UNESCO withdraws objections, asks for SEA, mitigation measures

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:15am on July 07, 2017

    UNESCO World Heritage Committee has withdrawn, on certain conditions, its objection to the construction of Rampal coal-fired power plant at its present location adjacent to...

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    Sunderbans pirate chief held

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Barguna | Updated at 01:20am on July 06, 2017

    Rapid Action Battalion in a drive arrested chief of a pirate gang named ‘Guru Bahini’ from Chandpai range of the Sunderbans in Barguna on Wednesday...

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    Govt must scrap Rampal power plant project

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 12, 2017

    DESPITE numerous fact-finding reports and scientific studies on Rampal power plant by independent and internationally reputed experts, scientists and environmentalists, each stating the disastrous environmental...

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    Int’l experts find flaws in govt EIAs on Rampal plant

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:53am on June 11, 2017

    Dredging the Passur River and its channels to facilitate coal supplies to the Rampal coal-fired power plant would adversely affect the Sunderbans’ aquatic biodiversity, cautioned...

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    Govt to garden mangroves on 20,000ha land: Muhith

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 01:00am on June 03, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith has announced a government plan to garden mangroves on 20,000 hectares of land in the next three financial years beginning from...

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    Fire at Sunderbans

    United News of Bangladesh . Bagerhat | Updated at 01:12am on May 27, 2017

    A fire broke out at Madrasachhila at Nangli Camp of Chandpai Range of the Sunderbans East Department at Sharankhola upazila on Friday morning...

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    Govt urged to refrain from Rampal project

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:58pm on October 07, 2016

    Senior politicians, academics and professionals on Friday urged the government to refrain from the Rampal coal-fired power plant near Sunderbans, as they...

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    Oil-gas committee to write to Modi on Rampal power plant

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:57pm on October 06, 2016

    The National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports on Thursday said it would write to Indian prime minister Narendra Modi requesting...