At least 29 people including 6 women and 13 children were infected with anthrax in two upazilas of Sirajganj, said the local health department officials.

Green activists and environmental experts on Tuesday criticised the government approval of 40 development projects ignoring the Detailed Area Plan of Dhaka city.

HUNDREDS of protesters on Saturday asked the government to refrain from setting any garbage transfer or dumping station within the Panthakunja Park to the west of the Sonargaon Hotel in the city.

The Asian Development Bank and the government of Bangladesh on Wednesday signed an agreement for a US$ 100 million loan to help improve the capacity, efficiency and safety of railway systems in Ban

The National Board of Revenue could not execute the provision of collecting environment surcharge from the polluting factories even after one month of introduction of the law due to lack of the lis

Dhaka is likely to sign a deal with Kathmandu this week to import 500MW of hydro-electricity to be produced in Nepal, officials said.

The government has undertaken a programme to replace about 150,000 diesel and conventional electricity-run irrigation pumps with solar-powered ones.

The state-run Power Development Board has decided to scrap a deal with Indian Lanco Infratech Ltd as the firm failed to begin installation of a 214MW plant in more than 21 months after signing the

The government has constructed a total of 100 cyclone centres in the country’s coastal districts in fiscal 2013-14, aiming to save the lives and property of coastal people from the extreme climate

The government has decided to extract coal from the Barapukuria coal deposit through open pit mining, state minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid told journalists on Thursda