• Monday, Nov 29, 2021
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India's top court says New Delhi air...

India top court: New Delhi air pollution...

World

Sat, Nov 13 2021

Air Quality Index in and around the capital city has hit 470 to 490 on a scale of 500

ED: Clean air needs  to be a...

ED: Clean air needs to be a...

Editorial

Wed, Nov 3 2021

For a city as ambitious as Dhaka, this is simply unacceptable

Dhaka air continues to be ‘unhealthy’...

Dhaka air continues to be...

Bangladesh

Mon, Nov 1 2021

Air quality in the capital usually turns unhealthy during winter and improves during monsoon

Dhaka ranks second worst in air quality...

Air quality: Dhaka ranks 2nd worst

Dhaka

Sat, Oct 23 2021

Air pollution kills an estimated 7 million people worldwide every year, according to WHO 

Lethal pollution high in 2020 despite...

Lethal pollution high in 2020 despite...

World

Tue, Mar 16 2021

The UN says PM2.5 density should not top 25 mcg/m3 in any 24-hour period, or 10 mcg/m3 averaged across...

Dhaka’s air quality still...

Dhaka’s air quality still...

Bangladesh

Sat, Mar 13 2021

China’s Shenyang, Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh and Thailand’s Chiang Mai occupied the first...

Dhaka tops list of most polluted cities,...

Dhaka tops list of most polluted cities,...

Dhaka

Fri, Jan 22 2021

Dhaka’s air quality index (AQI) read 216 on Friday, ranking it as the capital city with the worst...

ED: Take the air pollution problem...

ED: Take the air pollution problem...

Editorial

Wed, Dec 23 2020

Among the biggest polluters are the brick kilns surrounding the capital city, which operate with little...

Dhaka’s falling air quality triggers...

Covid-19 concerns as air quality...

Coronavirus

Sun, Nov 22 2020

Dhaka had an AQI score of 161 at 5:19pm and the air was classified as ‘unhealthy’

ED: Sickness in the air

ED: Sickness in the air

Editorial

Tue, Oct 27 2020

While the early stages of lockdown reduced vehicular emissions on our roads for a while, clearly, traffic...

Air quality: Dhaka ranks worst, Gulshan,...

Air quality: Dhaka ranks worst, Gulshan,...

Bangladesh

Thu, May 14 2020

Residential areas like Gulshan and Bashundhara showed AQI scores of 233 and 275 respectively

Air quality: Dhaka ranks worst, Gulshan,...

Air quality: Dhaka ranks worst, Gulshan,...

Bangladesh

Thu, May 7 2020

Residential areas like Gulshan and Baridhara showed AQI scores of 242 and 322 respectively

Air quality: Dhaka ranks 4th worst,...

Air quality: Dhaka ranks 4th worst,...

Bangladesh

Wed, Apr 22 2020

Residential areas like Gulshan and Bashundhara showed AQI scores of 165 and 171 respectively

Air quality: Dhaka ranks worst

Air quality: Dhaka ranks worst

Bangladesh

Tue, Apr 21 2020

Residential areas like Gulshan and Bashundhara showed AQI scores of 168 and 185 respectively

Air quality: Dhaka’s air quality improves,...

Air quality: Dhaka’s air quality improves,...

Bangladesh

Mon, Apr 20 2020

Residential areas like Baridhara and Bashundhara showed AQI scores of 155 and 168 respectively

Air quality: Dhaka ranks 6th worst,...

Air quality: Dhaka ranks 6th worst,...

Bangladesh

Sun, Apr 19 2020

Residential areas like Gulshan and Bashundhara showed AQI scores of 167 and 162 respectively

Dhaka’s air quality improves

Dhaka’s air quality improves

Bangladesh

Sat, Apr 11 2020

The capital city has been on a shutdown since March 26, but its air pollution situation has not changed...

Air quality: Dhaka ranks 4th worst,...

Air quality: Dhaka ranks 4th worst,...

Dhaka

Thu, Apr 2 2020

Residential areas like Gulshan and Bashundhara showed AQI scores of 158 and 169 respectively

Air quality: Dhaka ranks 3rd worst,...

Air quality: Dhaka ranks 3rd worst,...

Bangladesh

Tue, Mar 31 2020

Residential areas like Bashundhara and Uttara showed AQI scores of 215 and 243 respectively

A reminder for us all

A reminder for us all

Editorial

Mon, Mar 30 2020

It is indeed possible for us all to undo the gross levels of air pollution that we generate

Air quality: Dhaka ranks 8th worst,...

Air quality: Dhaka ranks 8th worst,...

Dhaka

Mon, Mar 30 2020

Residential areas like Gulshan and Baridhara showed AQI scores of 116 and 137 respectively