The High Court yesterday issued a contempt of court rule against 10 tannery owners for obstructing the implementation of its 2001 judgment on relocation of hazardous tannery industries from the cap

A number of children in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) are stunted, wasted, and underweight, a study of Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) has found.

The European Commission is providing emergency support to Myanmar and Bangladesh following floods and mudslides in both the countries.

The High Court yesterday directed the government to take all kinds of effective steps to protect the Sakhipur reserve forest area in Tangail.

Locals foiled an illegal tree felling bid at bordering Sarkertari village in Sadar upazila of the district yesterday.

Scientists at the icddr,b have developed a special food rich in protein and micronutrients that can help recover children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM).

Heavy rain in the last four days and onrush of water from hills across the border have triggered a flash flood in Gowainghat and Jaintapur upazilas of Sylhet.

Bhashantek slum residents are paying five times higher than the other Dhaka city dwellers pay for getting minimum facilities of sanitation and waste management.

At least eight people were killed and over 9,000 houses damaged as storms lashed Dinajpur, Joypurhat, Rangpur and Nilphamari districts on Saturday night.

On May 19 there’s a rare chance for accountability for the massive health problems caused by Bangladesh’s toxic leather tanneries, said Human Rights Watch.