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Bangladesh: Lightning kills 7 in Dinajpur

Dhaka/UNI: Seven people were killed in two separate lightning strikes in the northern district of Dinajpur this afternoon.

US, UK fund for reducing Bangladesh river pollution

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.

Developed countries need to donate more in climate fund: Bangladesh

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.

4.2 magnitude earthquake hits Bangladesh, no casualty 

Dhaka: An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter Scale hit Bangladesh on Wednesday, officials said.

Cyclone Bulbul: Flight operations from Kolkata International Airport suspended for 12 hours

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.

Low male tiger population in Bangladesh, worrisome: Official

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.

Bangladesh's first satellite Bangabandhu-I marks its first launching anniversary today

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.

After India, Cyclone Fani now moves towards Bangladesh

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.

Cyclone Fani hits India, UN moves to protect vulnerable refugees in Bangladesh

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.

Climate change, rising sea levels a threat to farmers in Bangladesh: Study

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.

World Bank supports Bangladesh in climate-smart agriculture

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.

Major event aims to tackle climate change in Bangladesh

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.

Bangladesh : Cyclonic storm Roanu makes landfall

Dhaka, May 21 (IBNS) Making a landfall, Cyclonic storm Roanu on Saturday crossed the Chittagong coast of Bangladesh, officials said.