The government should formulate a policy for bettering water and sanitation services in slums and coordinating relevant non-government organisations' activities, speakers told a workshop yesterday.

Erosion by the river Jamuna devoured over 150 homesteads and 100 acres of crop land in Shimla, Bahuka, Italy and Balighugri villages of Sirajganj Sadar upazila over the last couple of weeks.

Seed bodies of India and Bangladesh yesterday formalised a move to cooperate on expediting trade of high-yielding varieties (HYV) of rice seeds for the benefit of the farmers of the two countries,

While the country is witnessing significant improvement every year in most health indicators, the death rate of newborns remains static, which is a matter of great concern, according to experts.

Huge quantity of ash is being produced from burning jute sticks in six large furnaces set beside the area of Bangladesh Small and Cottage Industries Corporation (BSCIC) at Khatapara village under A

A South Asian rights group today called upon Bangladesh government to halt Rampal power plant construction in the Sundarbans until cleared by environmentalists.

Food-borne diseases kill an estimated two million people annually, including many children, in developing countries, the World Health Organisation said as people yesterday observed the World Health

Department of Environment (DoE) fined a washing factory Tk 4.4 lakh for polluting environment in Pahartali area of Chittagong city yesterday.

Bangladesh performed better in conducting regular surveys on the nutritional status of respective population compared to India, reports the Times of India.

Bangladesh will host a three-day regional consultation of the “Nansen Initiative” on climate change, disasters, and human mobility in South Asia and the Indian Ocean region, beginning tomorrow in K