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Govt: Unesco backtracks from Rampal...

Govt: Unesco backtracks from Rampal...

Environment

Thu, Jul 6 2017

In recent years, the World Heritage Committee had expressed its concerns over the state of conservation...

The legal implications of  harming the...

The legal implications of harming the...

Raihan Rahman Rafid

Thu, Jun 15 2017

We cannot afford to lose our forests and wild-life to shoddy governance

PM: Govt to create artificial forest...

PM: Govt to create artificial forest...

Environment

Sun, Jun 4 2017

Hasina has instructed the authorities concerned regarding the expansion of mangrove forest in the coastal...

Two honey collectors sued over fire...

Two honey collectors sued over fire...

Nation

Fri, Jun 2 2017

'A primary investigation revealed that the duo had illegally entered into the forest and left their flaming...

Fire breaks out in Sundarbans Chandpai...

Fire breaks out in Sundarbans Chandpai...

Bangladesh

Fri, May 26 2017

It was finally brought under control around 7pm

Activists: Resources for citizens first,...

Activists: Resources for citizens first,...

Power & Energy

Thu, May 25 2017

'How can the government decide to export gas through a foreign company to other countries, when we have...

Activists: Ash from Rampal will destroy...

Activists: Ash from Rampal will destroy...

Environment

Wed, May 17 2017

Even if half of all ash produced is recycled into brick and concrete industries, the ash disposal pond...

Is Rampal worth the political

Is Rampal worth the political

Afsan Chowdhury , Afsan Chowdhury

Sun, May 14 2017

Given the public backlash, AL’s inflexibility on Rampal is one of the few mysteries in our politics...

3 foresters among 12 suspended for smuggling...

3 foresters among 12 suspended for smuggling...

Nation

Mon, May 8 2017

Charges against 12 of 15 accused were found to be true

Greenpeace: Rampal plant could cause...

Greenpeace: Rampal plant could cause...

Bangladesh

Fri, May 5 2017

The United Nations has already urged Bangladesh to halt construction

Kushtia villagers beat fishing cat to...

Kushtia villagers beat fishing cat to...

Nation

Mon, May 1 2017

For the fifth time in four months, a fishing cat has been beaten to death in the Kushtia district

Another honey hunter killed by tiger...

Another honey hunter killed by tiger...

Nation

Mon, Apr 17 2017

over 1,100 people, mostly Mowals, Bawals and fishermen dependent on the Sundarbans, have been killed...

An open letter to Al Gore from Annisul...

An open letter to Al Gore from Annisul...

Annisul Huq

Mon, Apr 3 2017

What the West is missing about Rampal

BGB sets up second floating BOP in...

BGB sets up second floating BOP in...

Nation

Fri, Mar 31 2017

The BGB chief say the new BOP will help curb smuggling

Environmentalists pen open letter on...

Environmentalists pen open letter on...

Environment

Thu, Mar 30 2017

'Coal mining in itself is a very destructive activity which causes habitat destruction, a high level...

Call to shift Rampal project to...

Call to shift Rampal project to...

Development

Wed, Mar 22 2017

Arpangasia, lying along the Burishwar, appears to be safest and perfect site for the mega project as...

‘Are countries without the Sundarbans...

‘Are countries without the Sundarbans...

Nation

Thu, Mar 16 2017

'Those who do not want to see the country develop are opposing the Rampal power plant’

RAB detains four robbers after 'gunfight'...

RAB detains four robbers after 'gunfight'...

Crime

Mon, Mar 13 2017

The Sundarbans-based bandit gang opened fire on RAB members triggering a skirmish and retreated after...

Forest bandit killed in gunfight with...

Forest bandit killed in gunfight with...

Bangladesh

Thu, Mar 2 2017

The fighting ensued after smoke was seen rising up from a forest in an area patrolled by RAB-8.

Rampal coal power plant construction...

Rampal coal power plant construction...

Bangladesh

Mon, Feb 20 2017

Two pontoons and a jetty have been set up on the bank of the Pashur River on the west side of the main...

Sundarbans Day observed in coastal...

Sundarbans Day observed in coastal...

Environment

Tue, Feb 14 2017

With a slogan, "Love Sundarbans on Valentine’s Day" the day is unofficially observed on February 14 every...