NEW DELHI: China’s dirty air often grabs global headlines with photos of its cities swathed in smog.

The government will assess impact of the proposed 1320MW coal-fired power plant on the Sundarbans after the World Heritage Centre, Paris and local environmentalists have expressed concern over sett

The country’s power stations will pollute the air by three times in 2030 comparing to that of the level of today by emitting more carbon dioxide gas.

RAJSHAHI: Existing surface water resources especially the Baranai River flowing through the northern part of the city is being heavily polluted and contaminated with disposal of wastes and toxic ch

KHAGRACHHARI: At least 29 illegal brickfields are polluting air in Khagrachhari district flouting environment law.

In an effort to reduce the mounting pressure on capital Dhaka, the government will build modern and green satellite towns surrounding the city, said Housing and Public Works Minister Engineer Mosha

Barisal: Extensive use of firewood in brick kilns is exerting huge pressure on forests as well as posing a threat to the environment in the district.

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the government, Spanish government and ILO have joined hands to implement a new project - SWAPNO - to help the poorest women move out of extreme pov

People of 45 districts are at risk of contracting kala-azar as the fly-borne disease breaks out in different parts of country in recent times, a study report said.

The government has taken a move to lower sufferings of the people living in 32 upazilas of six districts at upstream of Megna basin by undertaking flood controlling and livelihood improvement meas