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President Mahinda Rajapaksa instructed the authorities to provide immediate relief in a systematic and organised manner to the people in areas affected by inclement weather.

Forest fire: Thimphu city was briefly under a thick blanket of smoke yesterday when a forest fire that started opposite Bap lhakhang raged on for hours destroying more than 100 acres of blue pine

Water: Depleting water sources and absence of concrete solution in most gewogs of Trashigang has left farmers worried even as the dzongkhag administration is surveying the situation.

At least 82 brick fields, out of 150, in the Lakshmipur district are operating without the approval of the administration. They also did not follow any guideline while being set up.

The team of experts from the United Nations arrived at the Sundarbans on Monday to investigate the place of the oil spill.

Bangladesh has to play a proactive role to make the global leaders understand the significance of signing a legally binding protocol on climate change in the Paris summit in December 2015, speakers

DHAKA : The Cabinet Purchase Committee on Wednesday approved five proposals, including the Bhairab River Re-excavation Project in Meherpur to be implemented by Dockyard and Engineering Works Ltd, a

DHAKA : Experts at a discussion here on Wednesday said the outcome of the 20th Conference of Parties (COP 20) held recently in Lima, Peru have disappointed Bangladesh and other developing countries

KARACHI: Provincial health authorities on Wednesday confirmed another polio case in Sindh — a 10-month-old girl from Sanghar — bringing the tally to 28 cases this year.

KARACHI: In the wake of below average rainfall in Thar in recent years, the Sindh government has planned a series of water, food and livestock projects under a strategy to end water shortfall in th