The High Court today ordered owners of 154 tanners based in Dhaka’s Hazaribagh area to pay Tk 50,000 per day each in compensation for damaging the environment.

The government has once again sounded out a stern warning against tanneries in Hazaribagh, saying the polluting factories will be shut down if they fail to relocate to the designated industrial par

The High Court yesterday issued a contempt of court rule against 10 tannery owners for obstructing the implementation of its 2001 judgment on relocation of hazardous tannery industries from the cap

The government has stressed on the environment in the proposed budget for 2015-16 fiscal year.

On May 19 there’s a rare chance for accountability for the massive health problems caused by Bangladesh’s toxic leather tanneries, said Human Rights Watch.

Abu Alam, a worker of a tannery belonging to a famous brand, has been residing in a slum in Hajaribag for five years. He has been suffering from gastrointestinal and dermatological problems.

Jharkhand is known for its mineral deposits and natural beauty but nowadays it is getting infamous for large scale illegal mining which is also damaging the nature and making the beautiful natural

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

Thousands of residents at Hazaribagh in the city are facing severe sufferings due to unhygienic environment because of hundreds of toxic chemical shops there.

THE Executive Committee of the National Economic Council on last Tuesday approved Tk 1079 crore, almost double the amount sanctioned earlier to adjust the increased cost of a project for the reloca

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