Korean company Kunhwa Engineering will rehabilitate and expand 376 kilometres of water pipelines for Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority.

Around 90 percent of the beneficiaries of a World Bank project for victims of cycles Sidr and Aila now have annual income upwards of Tk 60,000 on average, according to a household survey of 2014.

The UN has urged world leaders to rethink water policies or face a 40 per cent shortfall in just 15 years.

Seven grassroots organisations from Bangladesh and India have expressed firm resolve to promote use of indigenous seeds, crops and foods to address malnutrition and health problems.

At least 67 percent of the country's 8,500 brick kilns are running without the permission of the Department of Environment, said Poribesh Bachao Andolon (Poba) at a press conference yesterday.

The adverse impact of climate change coupled with various other manmade catastrophes has been posing a serious threat to the indigenous fish species, particularly the small ones, as most of the wat

The Dhaka Wasa has undertaken three mega projects to collect 70 percent of the city's demand for water from surface sources by 2020, said LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Syed Ashraful Islam yesterda

Sri Lanka's new president has cancelled mining licences issued by the previous government to 16 foreign companies to search for blue sapphires and other gems, his office said Sunday.

Mobile courts in Rangpur and Jhenidah districts fined 16 brick kilns for illegal activities on Tuesday and the day before.

The High Court yesterday directed the government to submit a report on the status of Sakhipur reserve forest area in Tangail in next two weeks.