1w ago| Air pollution

Air Quality Index: Dhaka ranks 4th worst again today

Dhaka's air quality continued to remain in the “unhealthy” zone this morning. With an air quality index (AQI) score of 184 at 9:00am today, Dhaka ranked fourth among global cities with the worst air quality.

1w ago| Air pollution

238,000 early deaths due to air pollution in 2020: European Environment Agency

The European Union's environment watchdog has reported 238,000 premature deaths in the bloc in 2020 due to air pollution.

1w ago| Air pollution

Dhaka’s air 2nd most polluted in the world this morning

Dhaka's air quality continued to be in the “unhealthy” zone this morning..With an air quality index (AQI) score of 196 at 10:20am, the metropolis ranked second in the list of world cities with the worst air quality. .An AQI between 101 and 200 is considered “unhealthy”, particularly

Dhaka’s air quality “good” today: AQI

With an air quality index (AQI) score of 45, Dhaka's air quality has been “good” this morning (August 14, 2022).

Dhaka’s air quality remains “moderate”: AQI

Dhaka's air quality continues to be in the “moderate” zone today (August 11, 2022), all thanks to intermittent monsoon showers.

Dhaka’s air quality “moderate” today

Dhaka's air quality turned “moderate” this morning (August 10, 2022).

November 25, 2022
November 25, 2022

Air Quality Index: Dhaka ranks 4th worst again today

Dhaka's air quality continued to remain in the “unhealthy” zone this morning. With an air quality index (AQI) score of 184 at 9:00am today, Dhaka ranked fourth among global cities with the worst air quality.

November 24, 2022
November 24, 2022

238,000 early deaths due to air pollution in 2020: European Environment Agency

The European Union's environment watchdog has reported 238,000 premature deaths in the bloc in 2020 due to air pollution.

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

Dhaka’s air 2nd most polluted in the world this morning

Dhaka's air quality continued to be in the “unhealthy” zone this morning..With an air quality index (AQI) score of 196 at 10:20am, the metropolis ranked second in the list of world cities with the worst air quality. .An AQI between 101 and 200 is considered “unhealthy”, particularly

November 18, 2022
November 18, 2022

Dhaka's air quality fifth-worst among global cities today

An air quality index (AQI) score of 181 at 8:30am today placed Dhaka fifth in the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality..An AQI between 101 and 200 is considered “unhealthy”, particular

November 1, 2022
November 1, 2022

Air more toxic than ever

Air quality of Bangladesh is now more deadly than before as concentration of Particulate Matter 2.5 (PM 2.5) saw a rise by 11.8 percent in the past 24 years from 1995 to 2019, reveals a study.

October 25, 2022
October 25, 2022

Khulna DC, SP face contempt of court for failure to follow HC rule

The High Court today (October 25, 2022) issued a contempt of court rule against seven government officials including the deputy commissioner and superintendent of police of Khulna for not complying with its earlier order regarding demolishing illegal brick kilns constructed within the boundaries of Bhadra and Hori rivers in the district.

October 18, 2022
October 18, 2022

Steel mill in Ctg fined Tk 1 lakh for emitting industrial smoke

A mobile court today (October 18, 2022) fined a steel mill at Baizid Bostami Road in Chattogram Tk one lakh for emitting industrial smoke in the open air which poses a serious health hazard.

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

Dhaka world's most polluted city again

The densely populated capital of Bangladesh has once again topped the list of cities with the worst air quality in the world.

September 7, 2022
September 7, 2022

Global warming, wildfires to worsen air pollution: UN

More frequent and intense heatwaves and wildfires driven by climate change are expected to worsen the quality of the air we breathe, harming human health and ecosystems, the UN warned Wednesday.

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

India claims “first of its kind” state-funded helmet will purify air

As India's capital of New Delhi prepares for winter - and the accompanying season of acrid smog - the government is promoting a motorcycle helmet fitted with filters and a fan at the back that it says can remove 80 percent of pollutants.