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Dhaka ranks 3rd worst in Air Quality...

Dhaka ranks 3rd worst in Air Quality...

Dhaka

Thu, Nov 21 2019

The AQI, an index for reporting daily air quality, tells people how clean or polluted the city air...

Dhaka ranks worst in Air Quality...

Dhaka ranks worst in Air Quality...

Dhaka

Sun, Nov 17 2019

 Delhi, Chengdu and Kolkata occupied the next three slots

Delhi's schools to reopen next week,...

Delhi's schools to reopen next week,...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 15 2019

The city government of Delhi had imposed a two-day shutdown on schools for a second time this month after...

Haze wraps Delhi again as air quality...

Haze wraps Delhi again as air quality...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 11 2019

A dip in wind speed and temperature is making air denser, trapping pollutants, worsening air

Mothers-to-be fear for their unborn...

Mothers-to-be fear for their unborn...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 9 2019

India is home to 14 of the world's 15 most polluted cities, according to the World Health...

What is Bangladesh doing to combat air...

What is Bangladesh doing to combat air...

Bangladesh

Thu, Nov 7 2019

Residents of Dhaka and Narayanganj breathe worst quality of air in the country

Infographic: Poor air cuts lives short...

Infographic: Poor air cuts lives short...

South Asia

Wed, Nov 6 2019

As smog chokes New Delhi, a new study shows air pollution can cut life expectancy by up to seven years...

Delhi banishes some cars in hope of...

Delhi banishes some cars in hope of...

South Asia

Mon, Nov 4 2019

Pollution at this level also means serious risk of effects on the respiratory systems of the general...

Delhi suffers most hazardous air so...

Delhi suffers most hazardous air so...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 3 2019

Aside from the harm it was doing to the lungs of some 40 million people living in the capital region,...

Pollution levels in India's capital...

Pollution levels in India's capital...

South Asia

Fri, Oct 25 2019

Air quality usually starts worsening in New Delhi ahead of Diwali

Dhaka again ranks third worst in Air...

Dhaka again ranks third worst in Air...

Dhaka

Tue, Oct 22 2019

Dhaka scored 197 at 9am, Tuesday morning, indicating that the city's air quality was unhealthy

Air pollution caused 400,000 premature...

Air pollution caused 400,000 premature...

Europe

Wed, Oct 16 2019

EU law currently requires countries to assess the level, notably in urban areas, of a range of pollutants,...

Dhaka ranks 2nd worst in Air Quality...

Dhaka ranks 2nd worst in Air Quality...

Dhaka

Thu, Sep 19 2019

Malaysia's Kuching and Kuala Lumpur occupied the first and third spots respectively

Minister: Govt doing everything to combat...

Minister: Govt doing everything to combat...

Dhaka

Sun, Sep 1 2019

‘Jute bags to replace plastic ones’

Breathing easy

Breathing easy

Editorial

Sun, Sep 1 2019

In the long term, we need to find more sustainable and renewable sources of energy

Report: Japan funding air pollution...

Report: Japan funding air pollution...

South Asia

Tue, Aug 20 2019

Countries like Indonesia, Vietnam, Morocco, India, and Bangladesh host Japanese-financed coal power...

US assistance to improve Bangladesh...

US assistance to improve Bangladesh...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jul 25 2019

It is a growing threat to human health, and has significant consequences: US Embassy

Dhaka's air quality improves

Dhaka's air quality improves

Dhaka

Sat, Jun 8 2019

On Saturday, it ranked 24th in the world for air pollution, down from 1st in February

Air pollution kills 100,000 Indian kids...

Air pollution kills 100,000 Indian kids...

South Asia

Wed, Jun 5 2019

Last year a UN report found 14 of the world's 15 most polluted cities were Indian

Bangladeshi startup developing project...

Bangladeshi startup developing project...

Nation

Mon, May 27 2019

TechGeeks, a Bangladeshi startup, has invented AirMate, an innovative way to combat air pollution

Leave no black plumes

Leave no black plumes

Editorial

Fri, May 24 2019

In areas where diesel generators operate, this increase in toxic particulate matter is significant