Bangladesh has launched the third phase of 'Sharique', a programme for promoting local governance with assistance from Switzerland with an particular objective of fighting poverty, reports BSS.

Disposal of factory waste and chemicals are polluting waters of Haridoa and old Brahmaputra river in the district posing serious threat to public health and environment as well.

The country's first environment friendly CDM project in the brick kiln industry with Hybrid Hoffman Kiln (HHK) technology has fetched carbon revenue of US$ 264,525 for reduction of 17,403 tonnes of

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) approved five development projects Tuesday at a total cost of Tk 6.15 billion to be borne by the government.

Adverse impact of climate change has been posing a serious threat to indigenous fish species, particularly the small ones, as most of the water bodies are now dying in the region especially in its

The cabinet Monday approved cutting down and removing some 498 'Sal' trees of the reserved forest from Joydevpur to Mawna for implementing the Joydevpur- Mymensingh road development project.

Country's private seed companies sought government permission to produce and market genetically engineered (GE) variety Bt Brinjal, officials said.

The cabinet is likely to approve today (Monday) formation of two mass transport companies under cent per cent government ownership, to launch first of its kind high-passenger-capacity transport sys

Over 3 hundred bigha cultivated land was washed away as the dyke of sugar mill waste pond collapsed in Dashuria of Ishwardi Upazila under the district Saturday.

Germany will provide 10.5 million Euro (equivalent to Tk 1.13 billion) to Bangladesh for the 'productive use of renewable energy programme' in the country's remote areas.