The World Bank will provide Bangladesh with additional credit of $140 million to improve and strengthen critical disaster prevention infrastructure in the coastal areas of the country.

Some 100,000 hectares of land could emerge from the Bay of Bengal as about 7 billion tonnes of silt fall into it each year from China and India, says Environment and Forests Minister Anwar Hossain

Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Thursday proposed an allocation of Tk 11,146 crore for the health sector in the national budget for 2014-15 fiscal year.

The government has allocated Taka 911 crore for the Ministry of Environment and Forest in the proposed budget for the fiscal year (FY) 2014-2015.

The government proposed an allocation of Tk 12, 390 crore for the agriculture sector in the national budget for 2014-15 fiscal announced on Thursday.

CHITTAGONG: Pollution in the River Karnaphuli, the lifeline for thousands of needy families in Chittagong, is going on unabated, posing a serious threat to the aquatic life and environment.

CHITTAGONG: Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ccci) proposed setting up industrial zones and installing effluent treatment plants (ETP) in every industrial units to check pollution of th

The Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources has sought Tk 14,200 crore budgetary allocations as subsidy for the coming fiscal 2014-15 to purchase petroleum fuels for costly rental power pla

India has agreed to build four new joint venture hydropower projects in Bhutan as the two governments agreed to closely coordinate on issues relating to their national security and interests.

PIROJPUR: Sriramkati Union Council Chairman under Nazirpur upazila of Pirojpur district has allegedly planned to fell a total of 312 trees along both sides of the Sriramkati-Chouthaimahol road.