Dhaka/UNI: Seven people were killed in two separate lightning strikes in the northern district of Dinajpur this afternoon.
The USA and the UK have co-founded a USD 297,000 advocacy project to reduce pollution caused by different rivers in Bangladesh’s Dhaka district.
Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momin asked developed countries to scale up climate actions, and add funds to the Multi Donar Fund, and also said that the world is nowhere close to the annual target set in the Paris Agreement.
Dhaka: An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter Scale hit Bangladesh on Wednesday, officials said.
Kolkata/IBNS: Flight operations from Kolkata International Airport will remain suspended from 6 pm on Saturday to 6 am on Sunday morning due to cyclone Bulbul, officials said.
Dhaka, Aug 9 (UNI) A lower-than-expected population of male Royal Bengal tigers in the world's largest mangrove forest has sparked fears about the long-term viability of the endangered species in Bangladesh, officials said here.
Dhaka, May 12 (UNI) Bangladeshis first communication satellite Bangabandhu-I is set to connect all local television channels (TVs) as it marks the first launching anniversary on Sunday.
Kolkata, May 4 (UNI)The fast weakening cyclone Fani proved virtually harmless as it passed through West Bengal and headed towards north-east and Bangladesh early this morning.
New York, May 4 (IBNS): One of the strongest storms to batter India in decades made landfall near the northeastern coastal city of Puri on Friday morning. UN agencies are monitoring Cyclone Fani’s movements closely and taking measures to protect families living in refugee camps in Bangladesh, which is on alert.
New York, Oct 28 (IBNS): Rising sea levels driven by climate change make for salty soil, and that is likely to force about 200,000 coastal farmers in Bangladesh inland as glaciers melt into the world’s oceans, according to estimates from a new study.
Dhaka, Apr 11 (IBNS): Despite Bangladesh’s remarkable achievement in improving agricultural productivity, the sector is facing risks from climate change, extreme weather events, and sea level rise.
London, July 19 (IBNS): A major international event aimed at transforming how environmental and conservation issues are tackled in Bangladesh will be held in the UK on Thursday.
Dhaka, May 21 (IBNS) Making a landfall, Cyclonic storm Roanu on Saturday crossed the Chittagong coast of Bangladesh, officials said.