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DHAKA : The flood situation in Sylhet and Kurigram districts has worsened due to incessant rain and onrush of water from the upstream, reports UNB.

Heavy rain in the last four days and onrush of water from hills across the border have triggered a flash flood in Gowainghat and Jaintapur upazilas of Sylhet.

A Tk30 crore project is going to bring the landfill of Sylhet City Corporation under scientific waste management system as early as possible.

The government will establish vulture safe zones in greater Sylhet and greater Khulna to revive the population of the critically endangered species, environment and forest ministry Secretary Md Noj

DHAKA : A project has been taken to give a further boost to agricultural production in the greater Sylhet region by over 86,000 metric tonnes a year through proper utilisation of ground and surface

The flood situation remains unchanged in several districts, while it has been improved slightly in some other districts of the country.

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

More than 250 crushers around tourist spot Jaflong, some 55km north of Sylhet city, are crushing stones illegally occupying land belonging to Roads and Highways Department (RHD) and Bangladesh Fore

Exposure to carbon monoxide can reduce the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood

Bangladesh has significantly reduced the maternal mortality rate since 2000 and will probably achieve its goal of reducing it to 145 per 100,000 live births by 2015.