Saturday, 27 November 2021
Delhi’s choked roads worsen India’s toxic smog crisis
After decades commuting on New Delhi’s parlous roads, office worker Ashok Kumar spends more time than ever stuck in the gridlock that packs the Indian capital’s thoroughfares and pollutes the city
26 Nov 2021, 08:55
Dhaka’s air quality still ‘unhealthy’
The densely populated capital of Bangladesh continues to wait for cleaner air, despite slipping a couple of notches in the list of world cities with the worst air quality
25 Nov 2021, 12:22
Dhaka world's third-most polluted city
Dhaka has been ranked the third-most polluted city in the world. The capital's air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 182 around 11.00am on Saturday
20 Nov 2021, 12:26
Delhi shuts schools as government considers 'pollution lockdown'
New Delhi authorities announced Saturday a one-week closure of schools and said they would consider a "pollution lockdown" to protect citizens from toxic smog.
13 Nov 2021, 22:34
Dhaka’s air continues to be ‘unhealthy’ as winter approaches
Dhaka occupied the fourth position on Monday morning in the list of world cities with the worst air quality, reports UNB
01 Nov 2021, 11:05
Air Quality Index
Dhaka world's second-most polluted city
Air pollution still remains one of the top most challenges for Bangladesh -- its capital has been ranked as the second-most polluted city in the world, reports UNB.
23 Oct 2021, 11:06
Osmani airport incident: Two probe committees formed
Two probe committees was formed to investigate the incident of a flight departing from Sylhet’s MAG Osmani International Airport without boarding a UK expatriate
03 Aug 2021, 16:05
Air pollution makes severe Covid worse
The worse the local air contamination, the higher the odds of needing intensive care and mechanical ventilation
13 Jul 2021, 14:47
Nepal chokes on smoke and ash as drought-worsened wildfires rage
Hundreds of such fires have been spreading across the country since November, in the worst wildfire season Nepal has seen in a decade
14 Apr 2021, 12:46
Dhaka’s air quality still ‘unhealthy’ despite rain
Dhaka ranked third worst among the world cities in the Air Quality Index on Monday morning even though a strong nor’wester, coupled with rains, lashed different parts of the country, including the ...
05 Apr 2021, 11:18