Veteran agriculture minister Matia Chowdhury Wednesday said farmers will soon start producing Genetically Modified ‘Bt Cotton’ following field trials of bio-safety rules to boost cotton production

Most of the lichies and all the black berries sold in the capital’s fruit markets are formalin treated, a Poribesh Bachao Andalan study said Wednesday.

The allocation in the national budget for the water, sanitation and hygiene sector steadily declined in last five years, economists and experts said Wednesday.

The government, which in 2010 spent Tk 150 crore on energy-saving CFL (Compact fluorescent lamp) bulbs, has now decided to shift its focus on LED (light-emitting diode) bulbs to reduce power consum

Nearly 70 per cent brick kilns of the country are yet to adopt environment-friendly brick making technology to reduce pollution as the deadline for doing so expires on June 30.

Finance minister AMA Muhith on Thursday proposed to introduce ‘environment protection surcharge’ or ‘green tax’ on ad-valorem basis on all kinds of products manufactured in the country by the indus

Finance minister AMA Muhith on Thursday proposed to raise the expenditure limit of companies’ corporate social responsibly to Tk 12 crore from the existing Tk 8 crore.

Proposing to allocate Tk 11,540.40 crore for power, energy and mineral resources ministry, finance minister AMA Muhith on Thursday told the House that electricity will reach every household within

Bangladesh is to unveil a new “green tax” Thursday that will force polluting factories to pay extra levies as it looks to clean up the country’s increasingly dirty rivers and air, an official said

People of Kalapara upazila in Patuakhali formed a human chain and held a rally Saturday afternoon protesting at the construction of coal-based thermal power plant in the area.