4d ago| Wildlife

25 venomous snakes seized

The forest department in a drive seized at least 25 venomous snakes from the house of a snake charmer in Rangabali upazila on Wednesday.

5d ago| Wildlife

Poisoned, in their habitat

Dozens of monkeys died in Moheshkhali forest on Tuesday after eating poisoned bananas placed as a trap by a local farmer who encroached upon the forest to cultivate his crop.

5d ago| Wildlife

Authorities yet to act as dolphins getting caught in nets in Jamuna

Dolphins are getting caught in fishing nets in the Jamuna river, in Daulatpur upazila of Manikganj. Authorities at fisheries department, however, say they are not aware of this.

3w ago| Energy

China will not build new coal plants abroad, Xi pledges

Chinese leader Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that China would not build new coal-fired power projects abroad, using his address at the United Nations General Assembly to add to pledges to deal with...

Three more dolphin carcasses found off Ctg coast

Three more dolphins were found dead off the coast of Sitakunda in Chattogram yesterday.

Power Rationing: CNG stations to stay shut 6-10pm from September 19

The government has decided to keep CNG filling stations closed from 6:00pm to 10:00pm -- the peak hours of electricity supply -- every day for power rationing.

September 25, 2021
September 25, 2021

Marsupials

Night was falling when we left our hotel in a small town in northern Queensland. By the time we reached the forest inside the adjacent national park it was dark.

September 23, 2021
September 23, 2021

Sundarbans can play vital role in climate mitigation

The Sundarbans can play a major role in climate adaptation and mitigation, as it has been protecting the Southwest coast of Bangladesh from tropical storms for years, said British High Commissioner...

September 22, 2021
September 22, 2021

China will not build new coal plants abroad, Xi pledges

Chinese leader Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that China would not build new coal-fired power projects abroad, using his address at the United Nations General Assembly to add to pledges to deal with...

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Three more dolphin carcasses found off Ctg coast

Three more dolphins were found dead off the coast of Sitakunda in Chattogram yesterday.

September 16, 2021
September 16, 2021

Power Rationing: CNG stations to stay shut 6-10pm from September 19

The government has decided to keep CNG filling stations closed from 6:00pm to 10:00pm -- the peak hours of electricity supply -- every day for power rationing.

September 15, 2021
September 15, 2021

CNG filling stations to be closed 6pm to 10pm every day from Sep 19

The government has decided to keep CNG filling stations closed from 6pm to 10pm every day, the peak hour of electricity supply, for power rationing.

September 15, 2021
September 15, 2021

Energy bill placed in parliament seeking extension of current law

A Bill titled “The Quick Enhancement of Electricity and Energy Supply (Special Provision) Act 2021” was placed in parliament today.

September 13, 2021
September 13, 2021

Decision to keep CNG filling stations closed from 5pm to 11pm suspended

Authorities have suspended an earlier decision to keep CNG filling stations closed everyday between 5pm and 11pm from September 15.

September 13, 2021
September 13, 2021

CNG filling stations to close 5pm-11pm daily from Sept 15

CNG filling stations will be closed between 5pm and 11pm every day from September 15.

September 9, 2021
September 9, 2021

Govt to inaugurate five power plants on Sep 12

The government is all set to inaugurate four new power plants and an upgraded one, which will have the capacity to produce 779 megawatts of electricity.