Bangladesh has achieved a remarkable success in sanitation coverage as 97 per cent households now use latrines while the figure was only 33 percent in 2003.
A total of 4,91,102 farmers have been affected by two recent floods that caused a financial loss of Tk 695.20 crore, according to final estimate of the agriculture ministry.
Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association and 11 others organisations on Sunday sent a joint letter to the Ministry of Environment and Forest demanding cancellation of its gazette that permitted
Illegal sand lifting goes unabated at six points of Meghna river in Munshiganj to meet the growing demands of construction industry and to fill low lands posing threat to the ecology of the area an
At least 54 species of freshwater fishes, out of 256, are now endangered in the country, fisheries experts on Wednesday said.
A private seed company is preparing to market three genetically modified Bt brinjal seeds ignoring protests that there had been no biosafety tests of the transgenic crop.
The executive committee of the National Economic Council on Tuesday approved the much-awaited ‘Bangabandhu Satellite Launching’ project with an outlay of Tk 2,967.95 crore, aiming to launch the cou
National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports has urged the government to cancel coal-based thermal power plants at Rampal in Bagerhat and Orion Power Plant near Sundar
Farmers, who were given Bt brinjal saplings, on Sunday demanded compensation for huge losses they incurred cultivating the genetically modified crop.
Rice production in Bangladesh would mark a fall by 1.6 per cent in 2050 and 5.05 per cent in 2100 due to climate change, according to a recent report of the Asian Development Bank.
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