The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Sunday laid importance on capacity building of all forces including army, navy and air force so that they can respond during any natural disaster.

Leaders of National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports have said they will put up ‘mass resistance’ to the implementation of Rampal Thermal Power Plant Project in Bag

The High Court on Sunday summarily rejected a writ petition that had sought to halt the foundation stone laying of Rampal power plant project near the Sundarbans forest until an assessment of the e

Environment and forests minister Hasan Mahmud on Sunday slammed Transparency International, Bangladesh for its recent investigation report on the government’s climate change trust fund utilisation.

Transparency International Bangladesh in a report said Thursday that the government lacked transparency in climate project selection, approval, funding and implementation.

The world’s population will rise to 9.7 billion in 2050 from the current level of 7.1 billion and India will overtake China as the world’s most populous nation, a French study said Wednesday.

Over 90 per cent high-rise buildings were erected in the capital city and the adjoining areas without caring to take mandatory clearance from the Department of Environment, said DoE officials.

The Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority is planning to initiate Saidabad Water Treatment Plant Phase III in a bid to reduce dependency on ground water.

Several thousand left-leaning activists who joined the Dhaka-Sundarbans long march on Thursday demanded the government should not to go ahead to set up the planned 1,320MW coal-fired power plant at

Researchers have found a high level of radioactivity in the soil, vegetables and drinking water extracted from permanent deposits of heavy minerals in areas around Cox’s Bazar.