Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:23am on December 20, 2019
Lack of safe water, sewage treatment, safe disposal of solid wastes and unavailable and affordable sanitation facilities in public spaces continue to haunt Dhaka, for...
Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:16am on December 20, 2019
Jahangirnagar University urban planning professor and also general secretary of the Bangladesh Institute of Planners Adil Mohammed Khan said that different types of pollutions around...
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...
| Updated at 12:00am on October 13, 2019
THE Savar municipality’s unplanned and chaotic disposal of wastes of all kinds on low lands, canals and river banks is worrying as the wastes continue...
Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:14am on October 07, 2019
With very limited waste management facilities in both urban and rural areas in the country, Bangladesh will observe today the World Habitat Day 2019, looking...
| Updated at 12:00am on October 06, 2019
THE Cox’s Bazar sea beach, the most frequented and well-known tourist location that drew 300,000 visitors in 2018, is reported to be choking with mountains...
| Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2019
MANAGING plastic wastes is increasingly becoming an environmental and economic challenge, even for Bangladesh. Plastic pollution continues unabated raising serious threats to humans and animals...
Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:20am on September 01, 2019
Urban waste matters are polluting the water bodies surrounding the Aminbazar landfill at Savar where Dhaka North City Corporation dumps several tonnes of municipal wastes...
| Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019
INDUSTRIAL wastes continue to pollute the River Halda which begins from the Badnatali Hill Range in the Chattogram Hill Tracts and flows through Fatikchari, Hathazari...
Agence France-Presse. Paris, France | Updated at 09:07am on July 31, 2019
Several Southeast Asian countries, sick of being the wealthy world's rubbish dump, have in recent weeks turned back container-loads of waste from foreign shores.