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The glass is three-quarters full

The glass is three-quarters full

Muhammad Zamir

Sat, Feb 3 2018

There have been some giant strides forward

Protect the lifelines of

Protect the lifelines of

Opinion

Fri, Jan 26 2018

While irreparable harm has already been done, there is still time to right this wrong

Coal dwarfs battery metals in mining...

Coal dwarfs battery metals in mining...

Business

Mon, Jan 8 2018

More than $92 billion of the 2017 total was spent on coal, iron ore and steel deals as investors stayed...

Cleaning up our air

Cleaning up our air

Opinion

Tue, Jan 2 2018

Now is the time to decarbonise the transport sector

International Cricket Council to examine...

International Cricket Council to examine...

Cricket

Fri, Dec 8 2017

Sri Lankan players wore masks while fielding during the match which ended in a draw on Wednesday. Bowlers...

UN: Babies' brains at risk from toxic...

UN: Babies' brains at risk from toxic...

World

Wed, Dec 6 2017

Unicef said Asia accounts for more than 16 million of the world's 17 million infants aged under one year...

Kohli double century puts India on top...

Kohli double century puts India on top...

Cricket

Sun, Dec 3 2017

Sri Lanka were 131 for three at stumps, trailing the hosts by 405 runs

For a breath  of fresh air

For a breath of fresh air

Opinion

Tue, Nov 21 2017

Pollution in the air is mostly an enemy we cannot see, but it is an evil that must be reckoned with

To cut brick kiln pollution, Bangladesh...

To cut brick kiln pollution, Bangladesh...

Environment

Thu, Nov 9 2017

Experts say the new materials will reduce environmental pollution and cut construction costs

A health crisis in the making

A health crisis in the making

Editorial

Sat, Oct 21 2017

The pollution problem is a winnable battle, but that does not mean we have to set ourselves back...

Pollution can account for one in four...

Pollution can account for one in four...

Environment

Fri, Oct 20 2017

In rapidly-industrialising countries such as India, Pakistan, China, Bangladesh, Madagascar and Kenya,...

India court bans firecracker sales ahead...

India court bans firecracker sales ahead...

South Asia

Mon, Oct 9 2017

Last November, about a million children were forced to stay home from school, thousands of workers reported...

Time to break the taboo

Time to break the taboo

Saleemul Huq

Thu, Sep 14 2017

As climate change losses mount, it’s time to talk about liability and compensation

Study: The emerging threat of microplastic...

Study: The emerging threat of microplastic...

Science

Wed, Sep 6 2017

If synthetic fibres are in tap water, they’re also likely in foods prepared with water like bread, pasta,...

Study: Plastic in major rivers main...

Study: Plastic in major rivers main...

Environment

Thu, Jun 8 2017

According to the study, two-thirds of the pollution comes from the 20 most polluting rivers, the overwhelming...

The very hungry caterpillar joins fight...

The very hungry caterpillar joins fight...

Environment

Tue, Apr 25 2017

Polyethylene represents 40% of Europe's demand for plastic products, mostly in the form of packaging...

Rampal protesters to hold rally in...

Rampal protesters to hold rally in...

Environment

Wed, Apr 19 2017

Environmentalists have been staging protests against the coal power project being set up near the Sundarbans...

A messy transition

A messy transition

Editorial

Mon, Apr 10 2017

While the owners have long been uncooperative, the government is also not holding up its end of the...

‘You will have to force us out of...

‘You will have to force us out of...

Commerce

Thu, Apr 6 2017

Consistently called one of the most polluted places on Earth, Hazaribagh came fifth on the list of top...

India gives Ganges, Jamuna rivers same...

India gives Ganges, Jamuna rivers same...

World

Tue, Mar 21 2017

State judges follow example set last week by New Zealand's government to grant full legal rights to the...

SC upholds order to shut down Hazaribagh...

SC upholds order to shut down Hazaribagh...

Court

Sun, Mar 12 2017

The tanneries have been causing immense damage to the environment in the area