Three persons of a family sustained burn injuries in a fire that broke out at their residence in the capital in the early hours of Saturday.
Biman to resume flights to Saudi Arabia from May 29
National flag carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines will resume flight operations to Saudi Arabia from May 29.
Exploring the Rules of Transboundary Infrastructure
Over 100 participants took part in the event, which was co-organised by GWP and the International Water Law Academy (IWLA) of Wuhan University.
Virtual Ocean Dialogues 2021: Focus on Climate, Food, Nature
A resilient and abundant ocean is essential to tackling climate change and key to providing sustainable food and jobs that boost recovery around the world.
70 houses, school gutted in Bandarban fire
At least 70 houses, a primary school and three shops were gutted in a fire which broke out at Talukdarpara in Roangchhari upazila of Bandarban district early Tuesday.
Farakka Long March still relevant in Bangladesh: IFC
Recalling the historic Farakka Long March Day, the International Farakka Committee (IFC) on Sunday urged Dhaka and Delhi to sign a treaty to keep 54 common rivers flowing through the two countries from their sources to the sea.
Fire breaks out in Sundarbans again
A fire broke out again near Daser Bharani under Sharankhola Range of the Sundarbans East Forest Division on Wednesday, a day after another fire raged through the area on Tuesday .
Sundarbans fire finally under control; probe body formed
The fire, which had raged through Daser Bharani under Sharankhola Range of the Sundarbans East Forest Division for nearly 24 hours since Monday morning, was finally brought under control on Wednesday.
Sundarbans fire proving difficult to put out
A fierce fire broke out at Daser Bharani under Sharankhola Range of the Sundarbans East Forest Division on Monday morning.
Modern Day Jetliner and MAX 737
GONE are the days of Dakota, Super Constellation aeroplanes. In those days, airplanes (aeroplanes) were not equipped with advanced computerized technologies like today’s airplanes.
Bangladesh to resume commercial flights on select routes
Commercial flights between Dhaka and some 38 countries will resume from Saturday, according to the country’s civil aviation regulator.
Armanitola chemical warehouse fire: Death toll climbs to six
The death toll from the massive fire that broke out at a building in the Armanitola area of Old Dhaka in the early hours of April 23, climbed to six as another victim succumbed to injuries on Wednesday night.
2 die as oil tanker catches fire at Chattogram port
At least two persons were charred to death and more than three others sustained burn injuries in a fire that broke out at an oil tanker on the Karnafuli river at Chattogram port on Thursday, officials said.
4 killed, 35 injured in Armanitola building fire
At least four people were killed and 35 others sustained burn injuries after a massive fire broke out at a building in the Armanitola area of Old Dhaka in the early hours of Friday.
11 burnt in Narayanganj gas leak explosion
At least 11 people, including a three-month-old, have sustained burn injuries following a gas leak explosion at a building in Narayanganj’s Fatullah.
Fire breaks out at Uttara slum in Dhaka City
A fire broke out at a slum in the city’s Ranavola area of Uttara sector-10 on Wednesday .
10 shops burnt in Gaibandha market fire
At least 10 shops were gutted in a fire that broke out at Old Bazar in Gaibandha district town in the early hours of Tuesday, officials said.
3 Rohingyas killed in Ukhiya fire
Cox’s Bazar, Apr 2 : At least three Rohingyas were killed Friday as a fire – the second in less than two weeks – broke out in the makeshift Kutupalong Bazar near a Rohingya camp in Cox’s Bazar.
Bangladesh can’t have a fixed delta plan 2100: Ainun Nishat
Dutch engineers formulated the Delta Plan 2100 and implemented it in their country. The Dutch were so satisfied with their work, they thought they would expand it to other countries.
Fire guts valuables in Feni plastic factory
Feni, Mar 30: A fire gutted valuables in a plastic factory on Takiya road of Feni district town on Tuesday.
After the Fire: Rebuilding Rohingya Camp Race Against Time
By IPS Correspondent DHAKA, Mar 24 2021 (IPS) – The building that was once the largest health centre in the Kutupalong refugee camp, serving some 55,000 Rohingya refugees 24/7, is now a burnt, distorted shell after a massive fire spread…
Rohingya camp fire: Death toll climbs to 11
The bodies of 11 people, including that of three women and two children, were retrieved from the debris after a fire swept through the Balukhali Rohingya camp in Ukhiya Upazila of Cox’s Bazar district on Monday.
Fire caused ‘enormous devastation’ at Rohingya camps: UNICEF
UNICEF has expressed its deepest sympathy to the Rohingyas affected by Monday’s fire in the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar.
Immediate Assistance Must as Fire Devastates Rohingya Camp
Refugees International is deeply saddened by the devastating fire that has destroyed a large part of the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.
Recognise ‘true value’ of water, UN urges, marking World Day
A well-managed water cycle, encompassing drinking water, sanitation, hygiene, wastewater, transboundary governance and other key issues, “means defence against ill-health and indignity”.
Why Water & Sanitation Systems are Vital for the Economy
This World Water Day, we celebrate the value of water, which at first might be a given: after all, water is the basis of all life. Without water we have no health, wealth, equality, or education.
The Value of Water Goes Far Beyond its Stock Price
In the midst of a global pandemic, when the presence of water in our lives has never seemed more important, its future availability has also never been more uncertain.
Hasina, Modi urged: Sign water treaties to keep rivers alive
In the light of mutual friendship, take some effective steps for basinwide management of common rivers by keeping them alive from their sources to the sea.
Secretary-level talks: Dhaka for Teesta water sharing deal
Bangladesh has emphasised the signing of an interim water sharing agreement of the Teesta River as agreed by Bangladesh and India in 2011.
A Moral Failure: Billions of People lack Safe Drinking Water
Water is integral to sustainable development, but we are well behind on the goals and targets that we have set ourselves.