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Dhaka turns world’s most polluted city on Friday
The densely populated capital of Bangladesh continues to dominate the list of world cities with the worst air quality.
Dhaka world’s second-most polluted city on Friday
Dhaka, Feb 12 – The densely populated capital of Bangladesh continues to dominate the list of world cities with the worst air quality.
Dhaka ranks world’s ‘most polluted capital city’
Dhaka once again has topped a list of cities with the worst air quality in the world.
Air pollution in cities takes a toll on bees
by Mohit M. Rao • A study shows that air pollution causes behavioural, physiological and genetic changes in wild bees. • Pollutant impact on bees is observed even in areas well-within the current national standards for Particulate Matter pollution. •…
Airbus looks to the future with hydrogen planes
Aerospace giant Airbus has unveiled plans for what it hailed as the first commercial zero-emission aircraft. It said its hydrogen-fuelled passenger planes could be in service by 2035.
Flights on international routes from Bangladesh resume
Flight operations on international routes from Bangladesh resumed on Tuesday after over two months of suspension due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Deepto TV to air new Turkish serial
Culture Desk A new Turkish serial titled Bahar will be broadcast on Deepto TV soon.
Passenger shortage forces Biman to cancel flights
Biman Bangladesh Airlines has cancelled all of its flights scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday due to lack of passengers on the third day of resumption of regular flight operations.
Domestic flight operations resume after 2-month suspension
Domestic flights operation resumed on Monday on Dhaka- Chattogram, Dhaka- Sylhet and Dhaka-Syedpur routes on a limited scale after more than two months of suspension amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dhaka’s air quality improves significantly
Dhaka’s air quality showed significant improvement on Saturday morning as it ranked 68th worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI).
Biman carries BD Peacekeepers to Central African Republic
For the first time in the United Nations Peacekeeping history, the UN chartered a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight, the flagship carrier of the country for carrying Bangladeshi UN Peacekeepers to the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central…
Pakistan Passenger Plane Crashes with 98 Aboard
ISLAMABAD – A passenger plane with at least 98 people on board crashed in a populated area minutes before landing Friday afternoon in Pakistan’s biggest city Karachi, destroying multiple buildings on both sides of a narrow street.
Dhaka’s air quality again worst in world; unhealthy for all
Dhaka, May 12 – Bangladesh capital Dhaka ranked worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) in the world on Tuesday morning.
TVs to air digital Pahela Baishakh celebration programme
News Desk All television channels will air a programme to digitally celebrate Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bangla calendar.
Dhaka second worst in Air Quality Index despite lockdown
Dhaka, April 02 – Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka was ranked second-worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) for the second consecutive day on Thursday morning.
Air quality picking up in quarantined countries
Air quality is improving in countriesunder coronavirus quarantines, experts say, but it is far too early to speak of long-term change.
Coronavirus: Nasa images show China pollution clear amid slowdown
Satellite images have shown a dramatic decline in pollution levels over China, which is “at least partly” due to an economic slowdown prompted by the coronavirus, US space agency Nasa says.
Dhaka’s air again worst in globe, posing health risk to all
Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka again ranked worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) for the second consecutive day on Thursday.
Dhaka ranks worst again for third day, air very unhealthy
Dhaka, Feb 20 – Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka again ranked worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Thursday morning.
Dhaka ranks worst in Air Quality Index
Dhaka, Feb 09 – Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka ranked worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Sunday morning. It had an AQI score of 258 at 08:44am. The air was classified as ‘very unhealthy’.
Dhaka ranks 4th worst in Air Quality Index
Dhaka, Feb 06 – Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka ranked fourth-worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Thursday morning.
Airliner skids, breaks open in Istanbul; 3 dead, 179 injured
Istanbul, AP/UNB. Feb 06 – A Turkish airliner skidded off a runway, crashed into a ditch and broke apart while landing in bad weather in Istanbul Wednesday, killing three people and injuring dozens more. Passengers had to scramble through the…
Air Quality Index: Dhaka ranks worst in world for second day
Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka topped the list of cities with the worst air again for the second consecutive day in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Friday morning.
Air Quality Index: Dhaka ranks 4th worst
Dhaka, Jan 25 – Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka ranked fourth worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Saturday morning.
Dhaka’s air quality on Sunday 2nd worst in world
Dhaka, Dec 29 – The capital city of Dhaka has again ranked second worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI).
Worst air pollution grips Dhaka’s 20mn people this winter
Dhaka, Nov 26 – As the dry season sets in, the pollution level in the capital reached its extreme level due to uncontrolled discharge of dust from construction works and road digging, posing serious health risks to the city dwellers,…
Dhaka residents in world’s worst Quality Air face climate emergency
Dhaka, Nov 24 – Bangladesh’s capital city was ranked the worst in Air Quality Index (AQI) on Saturday morning. This is for the fifth day in a week that the city has ranked worst in the world. On only one…
Dhaka ranks wrold’s worst in Air Quality Index for the 3rd day
Bangladesh’s capital city of Dhaka was ranked the worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) for the third consecutive day on Tuesday.
Dhaka ranks 4th worst in Air Quality Index
Bangladesh’s capital city was ranked fourth worst in the Air Quality Index (AQI) on Wednesday morning.Dhaka had a score of 195 at 10am, indicating that the air quality was unhealthy.India’s Delhi, Pakistan’s Lahore and Vietnam’s Hanoi occupied the first, second…