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Brick kilns eat up farmland in...

Brick kilns eat up farmland in...

Nation

Thu, Feb 18 2021

The brickfields are emitting smoke, ashes and heat waves that adversely affect crop and fruit...

ED: Holding brick kiln owners...

ED: Holding brick kiln owners...

Editorial

Sun, Feb 14 2021

The government needs to put a stop to their unethical and illegals methods of doing business

HC directs closure of all illegal brick...

HC directs closure of all illegal brick...

Chittagong

Sun, Jan 31 2021

The High Court directed authorities to shut down and fine all illegal brick kilns in Chittagong. The...

ED: No breath of fresh air

ED: No breath of fresh air

Editorial

Wed, Jan 20 2021

Major polluters range from brick kilns to construction work, as well as vehicle exhaust

ED: Shutting down the polluters

ED: Shutting down the polluters

Editorial

Wed, Jan 13 2021

Development, at the end of the day, is all about improving the quality of life

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...

ED: Cracking down on air polluters

ED: Cracking down on air polluters

Editorial

Wed, Dec 9 2020

It is the people of Dhaka who continue suffering, breathing in the toxic fumes that these kilns...

40 brick kilns run in Khagrachhari hill...

40 brick kilns run in Khagrachhari hill...

Nation

Sun, Jun 21 2020

Environmentalists fear the vast natural forest, including the reserve one in the hill district, would...

Brick kilns exhaust farmlands of topsoil...

Brick kilns exhaust farmlands of topsoil...

Nation

Wed, Mar 18 2020

Near about 500,000 to 1,000,000cft (Cubic Feet) topsoils are being used to make 3 to 4 million bricks...

Brick Kilns operating without...

Brick Kilns operating without...

Nation

Sun, Mar 8 2020

Of the 58 brick kilns in the district 12 had not renewed their license and 11 others are producing  bricks...

Govt to shut down illegal brick...

Govt to shut down illegal brick...

Parliament

Sun, Feb 16 2020

There are more than 6000 brick kilns which cater for 99% of the 17 billion pieces of the country’s...

Will Dhaka ever get clean air?

Will Dhaka ever get clean air?

Dhaka

Sat, Feb 8 2020

58% of the particulate pollutants come from brick kilns around and inside Dhaka, 18% from road dust and...

Time to clean our air

Time to clean our air

Editorial

Mon, Feb 3 2020

It is about time that concrete action was taken

Man chained for 49 days because of...

Man chained for 49 days because of...

Nation

Mon, Jan 20 2020

According to the case details, Salauddin had not been fed properly or had any chance of bathing

47 illegal brick kilns operates on the...

47 illegal brick kilns operates on the...

Nation

Thu, Dec 19 2019

The bricks are being burned in wood burners which is destroying the local cropfields and polluting the...

Shutting down the polluters

Shutting down the polluters

Editorial

Thu, Nov 28 2019

The long-term solution is to phase out the use of traditional bricks

‘Govt to introduce non-fire technology...

‘Govt to introduce non-fire technology...

Event

Fri, Jul 26 2019

Brick kilns using fire are considered to be one of the major sources of air pollution in the

HC orders disposal of application seeking...

HC orders disposal of application seeking...

Court

Tue, May 14 2019

The order was passed after the hearing of a writ petition filed in this regard

Toxic smog from Panchagarh brick kilns...

Toxic smog from Panchagarh brick kilns...

Nation

Wed, Apr 24 2019

Chemical radiation continues to affect new crops  despite emissions having ceased

Brick kilns devouring arable lands

Brick kilns devouring arable lands

Nation

Mon, Apr 8 2019

Owners are supposed to use half portions of soil and sand to create a layer protecting the topsoil, but...

Destroying Nature

Destroying Nature

Environment

Sat, Mar 23 2019

Illegal practices by brick kilns in Bandarban are threatening the region's environment and forests...