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Environment

As flood worsens, food crisis mounts

Hundreds of families in Kurigram’s shoal areas have been facing untold sufferings amid deteriorating flood situation.

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City drowns In downpour

Dhaka dwellers woke up to waterlogged roads yesterday morning amid heavy rainfall. Multiple areas, including many thoroughfares, were inundated while pedestrians had to wade through knee-deep water in many places.

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Khulna city waterlogged after 55mm rain in 3hrs

A torrential downpour lasting around three hours this morning left most roads and low-lying areas of Khulna city submerged, causing significant suffering for residents

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Swelling rivers worsen flood victims’ plight

The ongoing flood situation in Tangail has continued to worsen as water levels of all main rivers in the district – Jamuna, Dhaleshwari and Jhenai – as well of their tributaries, rose further in 24 hours till this morning

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Flood water damages rural roads in Sirajganj's Shahjadpur

Road communication in the rural areas under Sirajganj's Shahjadpur upazila has been disrupted in the last one week due to flood water

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Nature Quest / The Finned Vagabond

An Indian vagabond butterflyfish looking for food in the corals of the Bay of Bengal in Saint Martin’s Island.

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Sirajganj Flood: No respite as Jamuna continues to swell

The flood situation in Sirajganj continues to deteriorate as Jamuna river’s water level has been rising since yesterday morning.

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Unfit vehicles, brick kilns, dust pollution responsible for air pollution: Tazul Islam

LGRD Minister Tazul Islam today told parliament that the main causes of air pollution are unfit vehicles, black smoke emitted from factories and brick kilns, and dust pollution caused by urbanisation

Dead fish, dolphin carcass point to Halda pollution

Two dead fish were recovered from Halda river's Kuman Khali area of Hathazari upazila of Chattogram today

Dhaka’s air 5th worst in the world this morning

Dhaka's air continues to be 'unhealthy' as it ranked fifth on the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality today

Need long-term plan to mitigate flood, waterlogging: speakers

Speakers at a roundtable today demanded a long-term plan and prompt action for the flood and waterlogging of Sylhet

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Gain confidence of prepaid meter consumers: JS body

A parliamentary body today recommended taking necessary steps to gain the confidence of the prepaid meter consumers

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Earthquake of 6.7 magnitude strikes southern Philippines

A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Mindanao, Philippines, on Thursday, the German Research Center for Geosciences (GFZ) said

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Can wild animals handle the heat?

From Canada to Australia, animals are dying and suffering as heat waves become more common

2d ago

Gas supply to remain suspended in parts of Dhaka for 10hrs tomorrow

Gas supply will remain suspended in different areas of the capital from 10:00am to 8:00pm tomorrow due to gas pipeline replacement works

2d ago

Denmark to introduce world's first livestock carbon tax

From 2030, methane emissions caused by flatulence from cattle and pigs will be taxed at a rate of 300 kroner ($43) per tonne of CO2 equivalent.

3d ago

8 killed after Beryl sweeps across US

At least eight people were killed in the southern United States after storm Beryl felled trees and caused heavy flooding, before being downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone on Tuesday

3d ago

Evict 850 structures from Bangshi river banks in 2 months: HC

The High Court today directed the authorities concerned of the government to evict 850 illegal structures from the banks of Bangshi river at Savar in next two months

3d ago

Greece records hottest June in over six decades: researchers

Greece recorded in 2024 its hottest June since 1960, a researcher said Tuesday, as the Mediterranean nation braces for a season of heatwaves and wildfires

3d ago

Rain, thunderstorms likely over 8 divisions

Light to moderate rain and thunderstorms accompanied by temporary gusty winds is expected to occur in Rangpur, Mymensingh, Chattogram, and Sylhet divisions, while Dhaka, Rajshahi, Khulna and Barishal divisions may experience similar weather in isolated areas, according to BMD’s weather bulletin

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