23h ago| Pollution

Habiganj’s lifeline ceasing to exist

There was a time when the Jujnal river used to be the lifeline of Habiganj. Boats used to ply the river with goods and passengers, facilitating agriculture, trade and communication simultaneously.

1d ago| Air pollution

Curbing air pollution: ‘Govt must Implement HC directives’

The government must implement the 12 High Court directives to curb air pollution immediately, including spraying water on the roads and banning black smoke-emitting vehicles, demanded environmentalists.

2d ago| Air pollution

Air pollution: 10 establishments, 26 vehicles fined Tk 4.45 lakh

The Department of Environment (DoE) has fined 10 establishments and 26 vehicles Tk 4.45 lakh through mobile court operations at five spots in Dhaka and its adjacent areas for polluting air.

Dhaka air ‘hazardous’, most polluted in the world on Christmas morning

Dhaka has topped the list of world cities with the worst air quality on Christmas morning.

Dhaka tops list of cities with most polluted air

Dhaka has once again topped the list of world cities with the worst air quality.

Curbing deadly air pollution: 4 nations draw up roadmap

Four South Asian countries -- Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan -- have agreed to drastically bring down the annual average of particulate matter (PM) 2.5 in the countries’ air to 35 microgrammes per cubic metre by 2030.

February 3, 2023
February 3, 2023

Habiganj’s lifeline ceasing to exist

There was a time when the Jujnal river used to be the lifeline of Habiganj. Boats used to ply the river with goods and passengers, facilitating agriculture, trade and communication simultaneously.

February 2, 2023
February 2, 2023

Curbing air pollution: ‘Govt must Implement HC directives’

The government must implement the 12 High Court directives to curb air pollution immediately, including spraying water on the roads and banning black smoke-emitting vehicles, demanded environmentalists.

February 1, 2023
February 1, 2023

Air pollution: 10 establishments, 26 vehicles fined Tk 4.45 lakh

The Department of Environment (DoE) has fined 10 establishments and 26 vehicles Tk 4.45 lakh through mobile court operations at five spots in Dhaka and its adjacent areas for polluting air.

February 1, 2023
February 1, 2023

Special drives against air polluters to begin today

Environment Minister Md Shahab Uddin yesterday directed the Department of Environment and other authorities concerned to start conducting special drives against air polluters today.

February 1, 2023
February 1, 2023

Dhaka Air: HC slams DoE for failure to check pollution

The High Court yesterday blasted the Department of Environment (DoE) for its failure in taking effective steps to control air pollution in Dhaka despite its repeated directives.

January 31, 2023
January 31, 2023

What is being done to curb pollution in Dhaka, HC asks

The High Court today wanted to know what steps were being taken to curb air pollution in Dhaka, as the capital has been at or near the top of most polluted cities in the world for the last one week.

January 27, 2023
January 27, 2023

Dhaka air 2nd most polluted in the world this morning

Dhaka's air quality is in the "very unhealthy" zone this morning..With an air quality index (AQI) score of 256 at 9:10am today, the capital of Bangladesh ranked second in the list of world cities with the worst air quality..An AQI between 151 and 200 is said to be "unhealthy," 201 an

January 21, 2023
January 21, 2023

Dhaka’s air ‘hazardous’, most polluted

Dhaka once again topped the list of world cities with the worst air quality yesterday morning.

January 20, 2023
January 20, 2023

Dhaka’s air ‘hazardous’, most polluted in the world this morning

Dhaka has once again topped the list of world cities with the worst air quality this Friday morning.

January 12, 2023
January 12, 2023

'Dhaka air 3rd most polluted in the world today'

Dhaka's air has been ranked as the third most polluted city in the world with "very unhealthy" air quality this morning.