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Five substandard bottled water companies...

Five substandard bottled water companies...

Business

Wed, Jan 23 2019

The testing institution has started serving show cause notices to the companies in question

Scientists: Bangladesh at risk as Greenland...

Scientists: Bangladesh at risk as Greenland...

Environment

Tue, Jan 22 2019

Overall, the melt of the Antarctica has added water equivalent to 13.2 millimetres of sea level rise...

Forest lumber used as fuel for Tangail...

Forest lumber used as fuel for Tangail...

Environment

Mon, Jan 21 2019

The kilns are destroying nearby croplands and damaging the environment

Action against pollution halved in...

Action against pollution halved in...

Environment

Sun, Jan 20 2019

Considering the current scenario, environmentalists and experts have said that the reduced number of...

Habibun Nahar slots into her new role...

Habibun Nahar slots into her new role...

Government Affairs

Mon, Jan 7 2019

The new deputy minister for environment, forest and climate change took oath on Monday

How can Dhaka turn down the

How can Dhaka turn down the

Dhaka

Sat, Jan 5 2019

Regulators and experts say the relevant laws have many loopholes, and that the agencies involved have...

Gopalganj environment threatened by...

Gopalganj environment threatened by...

Environment

Thu, Jan 3 2019

Despite the government’s steps to shut kilns down, influential kiln owners have kept them...

Cold wave to engulf Bangladesh on election...

Cold wave to engulf Bangladesh on election...

Environment

Sat, Dec 29 2018

The weather is expected to remain cold, with light to moderate fog

Illegal sand-mining continues unabated...

Illegal sand-mining continues unabated...

Environment

Sat, Dec 22 2018

The sand mining operation—occurring on the western bank of the Jamuna river, near Bangabandhu Bridge...

The plastic question

The plastic question

World

Fri, Dec 21 2018

Making the right choice is harder than it looks

Experts: ‘Changes to Brick Production...

Experts: ‘Changes to Brick Production...

Environment

Tue, Dec 18 2018

New amendments to the existing law make it easier to obtain brick kiln production licenses

‘Phethai’ intensifies, likely to hit...

‘Phethai’ intensifies, likely to hit...

Environment

Mon, Dec 17 2018

Maritime ports in Bangladesh were asked to hoist signal 2

Reckless plastic waste dumping greatly...

Reckless plastic waste dumping greatly...

Environment

Mon, Dec 17 2018

Plastic waste constitutes more than 60% of the litter found in the beaches of Bangladesh, according to...

Cyclonic storm ‘Phethai’ forms over...

Cyclonic storm ‘Phethai’ forms over...

Environment

Sun, Dec 16 2018

Fishing boats and trawlers advised to keep close to the coast

Maritime ports asked to hoist signal...

Maritime ports asked to hoist signal...

Environment

Sat, Dec 15 2018

Fishing boats and trawlers were advised not to venture into deep sea

#breakfreefromplastic: Coca-Cola top...

#breakfreefromplastic: Coca-Cola top...

Environment

Sat, Dec 15 2018

‘Break Free From Plastic’ has come up with the rankings after conducting cleanup operations...

COP 24 sheds light on the link between...

COP 24 sheds light on the link between...

Environment

Wed, Dec 12 2018

M Ziaul Haque, Director of the Department of Environment and key negotiator of the Bangladesh delegation...

Eco-friendly bricks gaining...

Eco-friendly bricks gaining...

Environment

Sat, Dec 8 2018

A total of 30 businesses are commercially producing the blocks

The sand graves of Tahirpur

The sand graves of Tahirpur

Environment

Fri, Dec 7 2018

Illegal mining in India wrecks absolute ecological destruction in Bangladeshi villages downstream

Four businesses fined Tk10.65 lakh for...

Four businesses fined Tk10.65 lakh for...

Nation

Tue, Dec 4 2018

One of the errant enterprises was penalized for cutting hills, while the others were fined for not obtaining...

Naturalist Attenborough urges climate...

Naturalist Attenborough urges climate...

Climate Change

Tue, Dec 4 2018

The Katowice talks are billed as the most important UN conference since Paris, coming ahead of an end-of-year...