The deputy commissioner (DC) of Dhaka district has decided to form a task force of concerned government authorities to protect against environmental pollution, especially water pollution, air pollu
Potatoes that are genetically engineered to withstand bruising and produce less of a harmful chemical when fried, along with two kinds of browning-resistant apples were approved for the US market F
The cultivation of genetically engineered Bt Brinjal in the country’s several districts has cost the farmers their fortunes again this year as the plants have either died out prematurely or fruited
Bangladesh celebrates the World Water Day today when 26 million of its citizens still have no access to safe drinking water.
The theme of the day is ‘Water and Sustainable Development.’
The cabinet on Monday approved a proposal for realising Tk .03 additional tariff from consumers for per unit electricity from the coal-based power plants to raise a ‘social development fund’ for th
The government wants to keep the Sunderbans under surveillance using drones or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in the wake of the colossal damage suffered by the mangrove forest last month due to oil sp
The government will establish vulture safe zones in greater Sylhet and greater Khulna to revive the population of the critically endangered species, environment and forest ministry Secretary Md Noj
The state minister for power and energy Nasrul Hamid has said Bangladesh will replace 30 million conventional stoves with environment-friendly bio-gas run cooking stoves by 2030.
At least 70 premature infants die each day in Bangladesh within 28 days of birth despite its spectacular success in cutting down under five mortality rate.
The National Board of Revenue is set to exclude hundreds of brick fields from the list of polluting industries for surcharge imposition due to contradiction in the definition of industry and establ
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