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    Green financing by banks, NBFIs rises by 62pc in Dec-end quarter

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:36pm on March 02, 2021

    Financing by banks and non-bank financial institutions for environment-friendly initiatives rose by 62.36 per cent or Tk 14,984.59 crore in the October-December quarter of 2020 compared...

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    Effective waste management left unattended for long

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2021

    THE National Environment Committee coming to ask the public agencies concerned to collect, carry and dump solid wastes from households in a segregated way to...

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    St Martin’s Island in peril

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:53am on February 19, 2021

    Pollution of the marine environment in and around Saint Martin’s Island in Cox’s Bazar, the only coral-reef island of the country and an Ecologically Critical...

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    Chattogram DoE fines Standard Lube, GPH Oxygen Plant

    Staff Correspondent. Chattogram | Updated at 09:14pm on February 18, 2021

    The Department of Environment on Thursday fined Tk 5,80,000 to Standard Lube Oil Limited and GPH Oxygen Plant at Kumira area of Sitakunda in Chattogram...

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    UK for political commitment to improve business environment

    Diplomatic Correspondent    | Updated at 12:37am on February 18, 2021

    BRITISH high commissioner Robert Chatterton Dickson on Wednesday emphasised improving business environment backed by political commitment for attracting foreign investors to Bangladesh and...

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    8 brick kilns demolished in Chattogram

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 08:42pm on February 16, 2021

    Three separate mobile courts on Tuesday ordered demolition of eight illegal brick kilns at Raozan, Rangunia and Lohagara upazilas in Chattogram for polluting environment and...

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    Government must do away with projects that threaten Sunderbans

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2021

    DISREGARD for the environment is all but glaringly visible in all development projects in Bangladesh. Unplanned and unbalanced development policies and their consequences appear to...

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    EIA for Bay of Bengal finally set to start

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:51pm on February 02, 2021

    The environment impact assessment is going to be done soon in the country’s maritime area as a prerequisite to begin the main work on a...

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    Lawyer files GD over leaked conversation between MP and OC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:14pm on January 31, 2021

    The Jashore police on Sunday said that they had been taking ‘appropriate initiatives’ in connection with the general diary of lawyer Sheikh Saifullah expressing his...

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    Human activity behind nearly all warming: Study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:59am on January 19, 2021

    Virtually all global warming since the industrial era is caused by manmade emissions, according to research published on Monday that concludes Earth’s natural processes contribute...