Chittagong city dwellers are under threat of catching different airborne and waterborne diseases as Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) is struggling to properly manage the huge amount of rubbish the

The Department of Environment (DoE) yesterday directed the Korean Export Processing Zone (KEPZ) authorities to stop cutting hills in its project areas under Anwara and Patia upazilas in Chittagong.

Environment and Forest Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud yesterday said effective policy and planning should be adopted immediately to check unplanned urbanisation of the country particularly for Dhaka city

Bangladesh and China will set up a 1320-MW coal-fired power plant in joint venture in Chittagong, official sources said.

GUWAHATI, Sept 4 – Transit through Bangladesh will be on top of the agenda for talks during the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh’s two-day visit to Dhaka from September 6.

The Chittagong Water Supply and Sewerage Authority, through a ceremony at the Arefin Nagar Hill in the city at 11:00am on Wednesday, launched the third phase of Karnaphuli Water Supply Project.

The goal of the project financed by a loan from the Japan International Coopera-tion Agency to the Govern-ment of Bangladesh is to strategically improve the management capacity of CWASA.

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The Environment Depart-ment on Wednesday fined the Uttara Automobile Manufacturers Limited at Nasirabad in the Chittagong city Tk 30 lakh on charge of causing environmental pollution.

The Department of Environment (DoE) yesterday fined a steel mill in Chittagong Tk 10 lakh and suspended its environment clearance certificate for emitting toxic gas.

A team led by Mohammad Munir Chowdhury, director of DoE (monitoring and enforcement, asked the authorities of Ehsan Steel Mills in Charpatharghata to install pollutant gas extraction equipment within 25 days.

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Indian National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) is expected to finalise shortly its proposed 2,640-MW power projects in Bangladesh to be implemented in a joint venture with the Bangladesh Power De