A meeting of the Bangladesh-India Joint Steering Committee (JSC) on power sector development begins on Thursday in New Delhi, reports UNB.

Abu Alam, a worker of a tannery belonging to a famous brand, has been residing in a slum in Hajaribag for five years. He has been suffering from gastrointestinal and dermatological problems.

India is not ready to allow Bangladesh to import hydroelectricity from its eastern part at this moment and it wants to go slowly on the matter.

Bangladesh has sought cooperation of the international community for tackling non-communicable diseases as well as health risks caused by climate change, reports UNB.

MYMENSINGH: A total of 46 bridges and culverts at a cost of over Tk9 crore were constructed in different upazilas of the district in the last fiscal year.

The Department of Environment (DoE) on Sunday fined seven dyeing and garment factories Tk 1.24 crore for polluting the environment, reports UNB.

A four-year “Bengal Tiger Conservation Activity (Bagh)” has been launched to protect the Bengal Tiger, one of the critically endangered species of the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove for

No survey has been conducted after 2004 for counting the tiger population in the Bangladesh part of the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest.

JAMALPUR: With the water level in the river Jamuna dropping continuously the overall flood situation further improved in the district.

MADARIPUR: Around 700 families of Shibchar upazila under Madaripur district have been affected by flooding as many villages have been inundated and standing crops have been damaged by floodwater.