- What the World Says
- June 15, 2016
Polyethylene represents 40% of Europe’s demand for plastic products, mostly in the form of packaging and shopping bags
Water Development Board cannot do anything regarding the flood as it is a result of climate change, says Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud
The BAEC team has sent the samples to Dhaka lab and will get the final report within 28 days
Heavy rainfall is likely to take place at different places
The heavy precipitation may also trigger landslides in some parts of the city, a MET official said.
The emergency relief will be distributed in four districts – Kishoreganj, Sunamganj, Habiganj and Netrokona – in coordination with local government authorities.
Environmentalists have been staging protests against the coal power project being set up near the Sundarbans mangrove forest
Sheikh Hasina will hold an official talk with her Indian counterpart in New Delhi on April 8.
Ashish Biswas from Kolkata explains what might tip the scales on the Teesta deal, and other salient issues around Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit, in the first of this two-part series
Prominent hydrology expert Dr Ainun Nishat sits down with the Dhaka Tribune‘s Abu Siddique to discuss the much-talked-about issue of sharing Teesta water between Bangladesh and India.
‘Coal mining in itself is a very destructive activity which causes habitat destruction, a high level of pollution, work-related social and health problems and contributes significantly to climate change,’ the environmentalists said in the letter
The authors of a new study say there was a 48% fall in planned coal units, with a 62% drop in construction starts
Dhaka University launched its meteorology department in August last year
The excessive electromagnetic radiation (EMR) is believed to be harmful for public health and environment
The Ministry of Industries is already working on mapping out the future of Hazaribagh and the popular idea is to convert the space into a modern residential area.
Today, World Water Day, the thematic highlight is awareness about wasting water
The hoolock gibbons native to Bangladesh are the second largest among the gibbon species.
‘Those who do not want to see the country develop are opposing the Rampal power plant’
“We want the demolition of those barrages which have cast negative impacts on Bangladesh’s agriculture, water transportation and river ecology.”
The 15-storey BGMEA Complex stands on a crucial spot in Dhaka, blocking the connection between two large waterbodies – Hatirjheel lake and Begunbari canal.