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Study shows Himalayan glaciers melting 65 pc faster

Intl desk, June 20: Himalayan glaciers providing critical water to nearly two billion people are melting faster than ever before due to climate change,...

Hasan for collective efforts to protect environment

Dhaka, June 05: Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Monday said everyone’s collective efforts is needed to protect the country from the...

DCs asked to stop use of single-use plastic at govt offices

Dhaka, Mar 01: The Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ministry has requested the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) across the country to take measures for stopping...

Long-term air pollution exposure raises depression risk: Studies

Intl desk, Feb 11: Long-term exposure to air pollution raises the risk of depression, according to a pair of new studies published in the...

At least 23 dead as dozens of wildfires torch forests in Chile

Intl desk, Feb 05: Dozens of wildfires blazing though Chile caused the government to extend an emergency order to another region on Saturday, as...

From China to Japan, deadly cold is gripping East Asia. Experts say it’s the ‘new norm’

Intl desk, Jan 26: A deadly cold snap that is gripping East Asia has killed at least four people in Japan after subzero temperatures...

Mild cold wave begins in Rajshahi, Panchagarh

Desk report, Dec 17: A mild cold wave is sweeping Panchagarh and Rajshahi districts as lowest minimum temperatures have been recorded so far in...

Cyclone Mandous kills at least four in southern India

Intl desk, Dec 10: A cyclonic storm has killed at least four people in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, the top state...

Bangladesh to deal with health issues caused by air pollution: WB

Dhaka, Dec 04: A World Bank report launched on Sunday recommended immediate actions, including improving public health services and response mechanisms, improving air pollution...

Bangladesh gets $250m in World Bank loans to control pollution

Dhaka, Dec 02: The World Bank has approved a $250 million financing package to help Bangladesh strengthen environmental management and promote private sector participation...

Historic deal struck to help countries worst-hit by climate change

Intl desk, Nov 20: Almost 200 countries strike a landmark deal to launch a fund to help nations worst-hit by climate change. Applause broke out...

Momen urges int’l community to take collective action over climate-induced migration

Dhaka, Nove 15: Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has urged the international community to take collective action to mainstream the issue of climate-induced...
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Pakistan election: PMLN and PPP reach agreement on coalition government

Intl desk, Feb 21: Two political parties in Pakistan have reached a formal agreement to form a new government following an election mired in...

President, PM pay homage to language heroes

Dhaka, Feb 21: President Mohammed Shahabuddin and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the historic Language Movement marking...

Nation set to pay homage to language heroes

Dhaka, Feb 20: The nation is set to observe Amar Ekushey, the Language Martyr’s Day (Shaheed Day) and the International Mother Language Day on...

Bank loan-related suspicious transactions surge: BFIU

Dhaka, Feb 20: The Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit (BFIU) on Tuesday revealed that suspicious transactions related to bank loans increased more than fourfold in...