4d ago| Air pollution

Illnesses caused by air polution: The Invisible Killer

Air pollution is killing around 80,000 people every year in Bangladesh by causing respiratory problems as well as depression, and wiping out around 4 percent of the country’s GDP, said a World Bank report yesterday.

4d ago| Air pollution

Air pollution led to 78,145 deaths in Bangladesh in 2019

Air pollution caused at least 78,145 deaths in Bangladesh in 2019 and also cost the country 3.9 to 4.4 percent of its GDP that year, says a World Bank report released today.

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.

Dhaka’s air remains ‘unhealthy’

After a marked improvement in the past week, Dhaka’s air quality slipped back to the ‘unhealthy’ zone yesterday morning.

Air pollution: Dhaka 5th worst city in the world

More than 22,000 people in the capital died due to air pollution in 2019, says a global report.

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).

December 5, 2022
December 5, 2022

Illnesses caused by air polution: The Invisible Killer

Air pollution is killing around 80,000 people every year in Bangladesh by causing respiratory problems as well as depression, and wiping out around 4 percent of the country’s GDP, said a World Bank report yesterday.

December 4, 2022
December 4, 2022

Air pollution led to 78,145 deaths in Bangladesh in 2019

Air pollution caused at least 78,145 deaths in Bangladesh in 2019 and also cost the country 3.9 to 4.4 percent of its GDP that year, says a World Bank report released today.

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.