UNB, Dhaka :Parliament on Sunday passed a bill, titled 'Bangladesh Atomic Energy Control (Amendment) Bill, 2014, aiming to relax the qualifications to become chairman and members of the Bangladesh

Ariful Haque Chowdhury, Mayor of Sylhet City Corporation has declared smoke free Sylhet City Corporation.

Standing crops on 78,589 hectares of land have so far been submerged under floodwater in seven affected northern districts along the Brahmaputra basin, sources in the Department of Agriculture Exte

The government on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with WaterAid Bangladesh to construct and renovate public toilets in capital Dhaka.Representatives of Dhaka North City Corporati

At least eleven people have been infected when anthrax outbreaks in the village of Ambaria under Madhupur Upazila in Tangail district, the health officials said on Monday.

HIGH mercury levels are poising a big threat to public health in some regions as people eat fish from mercury contaminated river waters to become exposed to various diseases.

Some local influentials are lifting sand mindlessly from the Surma River in Sadar and Dakshin Surma upazilas under Sylhet district defying restriction by the authorities concerned.

HATIRJHEEL project - the recreation spot at the city centre has turned out to be a major cause of pollution at the moment.

Environment and Forests Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said forest coverage in the country has increased to 13.2 percent from 9.5 because of massive forestation programme implemented during tenure of the

Bangladesh has been selected for the 'Global Green Award-2014', announced Environment and Forests Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud at a press briefing at the Secretariat on Wednesday.