More villages and croplands were inundated and over 200 families displaced due to river erosion and an increase in water levels of the Teesta and other rivers in Lalmonirhat, Jamalpur and Netrakona

More than 250 crushers around tourist spot Jaflong, some 55km north of Sylhet city, are crushing stones illegally occupying land belonging to Roads and Highways Department (RHD) and Bangladesh Fore

A year after releasing the world's first zinc-enriched rice variety, Bangladeshi breeders have come up with another rice variety with higher zinc content and greater yield potentials.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed the authorities concerned to take effective measures to reclaim illegally occupied parts of the Buriganga river and free it of pollution.

A mobile court yesterday sealed off four factories at Hazaribagh for using tannery waste in poultry and fish feed that contains hazardous chemical chromium.

Bangladesh has made a remarkable success in reducing deaths from tuberculosis and malaria, says a study of the University of Washington.

The Department of Environment (DoE) yesterday fined a dyeing factory and two washing factories in Narsingdi a total of Tk 1.21 crore for polluting the environment.

Erosion by the River Teesta took a serious turn in Kaunia upazila in the last five days, devouring at least 100 homesteads and a vast tract of cropland at Dhusmara Char village in Balapara union.

Hilsa catches from rivers are shrinking in spite of a rise in overall production, due to pollution and falling navigability.

The government has decided to pass a project named Palli Jonopod in order to give housing facilities to rural people and protect agricultural lands from unplanned housing and urbanisation, said the