USAID announced a landmark grant for a four-year $ 15 million programme by signing an agreement between Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) and USAID at LGED Bhaban on Sunday.
The energy ministry has undertaken 13 projects for Tk 4000 crore to boost the country's gas exploration and the transmission network to meet huge demand of gas in the industrial sector.
Directorate of Environment (DOE ) on Monday imposed fine of Tk. 24 lakh on two dyeing factories in Narsingdhi for lapses in effluent treatment plants (ETP) of the factories.
Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) has dropped the plan of setting solar streetlights in the whole of Dhaka city after its failure to successfully execute the similar pilot project between Notre D
The country's forest areas now stand at 17.08 percent which was 7 to 8 percent during the previous government, Environment and Forests Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud told parliament on Wednesday.
About 40 to 54 per cent of the daily consumed foods including fish, milk and baby foods are found adulterated and poisonous and the adulteration is increasing for the last couple of years.
The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved eight projects, including 'Shikalbaha 225-MW Duel-fuel Combined Cycle Power Plant', with an outlay of Tk 7,882.
A new survey has found less anaemia but more zinc deficiency among the Under-5 and school- aged children in Bangladesh, calling for immediate evidence-based recommendations to improve the situation
The death toll for those killed by torrential rains across Pakistan increased to 40 on Wednesday.
Health experts at a discussion here on Monday said that 1.50 lakh people die of cancer every year in the country. Cancer is the sixth deadly disease in the country.
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