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Dhaka ranks 3rd worst on air quality...

Dhaka ranks 3rd worst on air quality...

Dhaka

Thu, Feb 21 2019

Mongolia’s Ulaanbaatar topped the index with a score of 199

Dhaka’s air quality ‘unhealthy’, ranked...

Dhaka’s air quality ‘unhealthy’, ranked...

Dhaka

Wed, Feb 20 2019

India's Mumbai topped the index with a score of 176, followed by Pakistan’s Karachi, and Kathmandu...

Dhaka air pollution today world's 8th...

Dhaka air pollution today world's 8th...

Dhaka

Wed, Feb 20 2019

Mumbai topped the index with a score of 203, with Dhaka at an ‘unhealthy’ 170

Breathing in poison

Breathing in poison

Shishir Reza

Wed, Feb 20 2019

Towards a mechanism for monitoring environmental pollution

Dhaka air pollution today world's...

Dhaka air pollution today world's...

Dhaka

Tue, Feb 19 2019

Bangladesh has been struggling with air pollution for a long time

Environment minister: Brick kilns responsible...

Environment minister: Brick kilns responsible...

Environment

Thu, Feb 14 2019

Noting that various diseases, including cancer, are on the rise in the country, he said the government...

Dhaka among world’s most polluted...

Dhaka among world’s most polluted...

Environment

Thu, Feb 14 2019

The world’s lowest air quality was recorded in Astana, Kazakhstan

Hundreds of schools to shut as toxic...

Hundreds of schools to shut as toxic...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Jan 30 2019

Three to four of the city's districts are 'severely hit with smog'

High Court issues instructions to prevent...

High Court issues instructions to prevent...

Court

Mon, Jan 28 2019

Orders include covering up construction sites, spraying water and conducting mobile court drives

Dust pollution on Tangail highway increases...

Dust pollution on Tangail highway increases...

Nation

Thu, Jan 24 2019

Newborns and the elderly are increasingly suffering from respiratory diseases

Is a smoking ban a good idea?

Is a smoking ban a good idea?

John Bryson

Wed, Jan 2 2019

Air pollution is a major problem, but it needs a holistic solution

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

Wreck it as you please

Wreck it as you please

Abak Hussain

Sat, Dec 8 2018

When it comes to protecting the environment, Bangladesh fails badly

Global carbon emissions set to rise...

Global carbon emissions set to rise...

World

Thu, Dec 6 2018

World emissions grew by 1.6% last year and will increase even more this year due to the sustained use...

Study: Deadly air pollution shortens...

Study: Deadly air pollution shortens...

World

Tue, Nov 20 2018

The tiny particles ingested from polluted air shorten life more than first-hand cigarette smoke

As Delhi smog hits severe level, CM...

As Delhi smog hits severe level, CM...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 11 2018

Environmental activists say residents need to be more vocal about holding political leaders to account...

Delhi suffers toxic smog hangover after...

Delhi suffers toxic smog hangover after...

South Asia

Thu, Nov 8 2018

Delhi's air quality typically worsens in winter, due to pollution from the burning of rice stubble,...

Haze hovers over Delhi as peak pollution...

Haze hovers over Delhi as peak pollution...

South Asia

Sun, Oct 28 2018

Authorities have already advised residents to keep outdoor activity to a minimum from the beginning of...

Dust in the wind

Dust in the wind

Opinion

Mon, Sep 17 2018

Is there no escape from air pollution?

The costs and benefits of polluting...

The costs and benefits of polluting...

Tribune Business Desk

Sun, Sep 2 2018

Societies pollute when they first start to grow economically, then they become cleaner

Study: Air pollution harms cognitive...

Study: Air pollution harms cognitive...

D2

Tue, Aug 28 2018

The World Health Organization estimates that 4.6 million people die each year from causes directly attributable...