The highest rate of malnutrition has been found among children living in the slums of the country, revealed the Bangladesh Urban Health Survey 2013 report yesterday.

Tidal water from the Bay of Bengal threatens a few thousand jhau trees (tamarisk) as they may collapse anytime due to gradual exposure and damage of roots.

Local people formed a human chain under Jagir Bridge in Sadar upazila yesterday, demanding urgent steps to save Dhaleswari River from pollution and land grabbers.

A mobile court yesterday found no formalin in 62 samples of 37 different types of fruits picked randomly from markets in the capital's Uttara.

Heavy rain in hill areas across the border in the last three days has triggered flash flood, inundating at least nine unions of Durgapur and Kalmakanda upazilas.

Tornado ripped into seven villages of Jamalpur and Lalmonirhat district yesterday, damaging over 200 dwelling houses.

Over 650 acres of croplands and around 200 houses including at least four mosques and a madrasa were devoured by the mighty Meghna at Char Padma and Char Munsi villages in Daulatkhan upazila in the

A parliamentary body yesterday asked the forest and environment ministry to take punitive action against the owners who have failed to transform their brick factories through the use of environment

Dhaka division has the highest share of the country's poor population, followed by Chittagong, as people from impoverished areas have migrated to these economic hubs in search of employment.

While rice production may get affected due to the impacts of climate change, rice farming itself is a contributor to climate change as a substantial source of greenhouse gases (GHGs), agricultural