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Dhaka's air 2nd worst in the world

Dhaka, March 24 -- Dhaka has ranked second on the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality with an AQI score of 187 at 9:09 am on Saturday morning. Dhaka's air was classified as 'unhealthy... Read More


'Women are powerful agents of change in building resilient communities'

Dhaka, March 24 -- Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Saber Hossain Chowdhury said women are powerful agents of change in building resilient communities by tackling Climate Change. He... Read More


'Empowering women a strategic necessity'

Dhaka, March 23 -- Rubana Huq, vice-chancellor of the Asian University for Women, has said that empowering women is a "strategic necessity for global progress, not just a moral imperative". "Data con... Read More


'Policy enforcement key to combat safe drinking water'

Dhaka, March 23 -- Enforcement of policies is the key to combat water pollution for ensuring safe drinking water in Bangladesh, an official of the United States (US) said here today on the eve of the ... Read More


Rain likely across Bangladesh

Dhaka, March 23 -- Rain or thundershowers were forecasted in Rajshahi, Dhaka, Mymensingh, and Sylhet divisions with temporary gusty or squally winds, according to BMD's weather bulleting for Friday. ... Read More


Victoria hopes to see more Swedish companies investing in Bangladesh

Dhaka, March 23 -- Crown princess Victoria of Sweden, UNDP goodwill ambassador, attended Bangladesh's Green Transition Dialogue in Dhaka on Thursday. Co-hosted by the United Nations Development Progr... Read More


Women need access to energy sector

Dhaka, March 23 -- Women's participation in renewable energy sector in the country should be increased to ensure gender equality, said rights defenders. They made the comment at an open dialogue on '... Read More


World Water Day observed

Dhaka, March 23 -- The World Water Day observed in the country yesterday as elsewhere in the globe. This year's World Water Day theme is 'Water For Peace'. President Mohammed Shahabuddin and Prime M... Read More


Introduce sensor system to prevent train accident

Dhaka, March 21 -- The Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Railways Ministry on Wednesday recommended the government to take necessary measures to introduce sensor systems and technology for autom... Read More


Dhaka air 4th worst in world

Dhaka, March 21 -- Dhaka ranked fourth on the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality with an AQI score of 167 at 8:56am on Wednesday. Dhaka's air was unhealthy, according to the Air Qual... Read More