The US has pledged to cut carbon emissions by 50-52% below 2005 levels by the year 2030.
No outdoor Baishakhi celebrations this year
The government has asked everyone not to hold any mass gatherings and outdoor celebrations during Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bangla calendar, for the second time in a row to curb the spread of Covid-19.
Preventive measures let no death from dengue this year
Dhaka, July 4: No death from dengue has been reported so far as the government took time befitting measures to destroy Aedes mosquito this year while the number of dengue-infected patients was over one lakh and over 150 people died…
It’s a virus, and this isn’t a war
by Karin Pettersson on 28th April 2020 @AB_Karin The coronavirus crisis is a social challenge, Karin Pettersson writes, which the formerly secure are now being reminded is hitting the poor hardest.
Cricket chiefs still planning for T20 World Cup this year
Global cricket chiefs said planning for this year’s Twenty20 World Cup in Australia was still going ahead as scheduled after they discussed the huge disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday.
PM to address nation this evening
News Desk Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will address the nation this evening on the occasion of Bangla Nabo Barsho (Bengali New Year) 1427.
20 plant-forward chefs loving vegetables this Valentine’s Day
Danielle Nierenberg Valentine’s Day can be a time to celebrate all kinds of love and friendship. As many eaters around the world gear up to prepare a special meal to celebrate the holiday and share with loved ones, many are…
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,…
What is dengue, and why is it so widespread this year?
Dubbed “break bone fever”, dengue is one of the world’s leading mosquito-borne illnesses and infects tens of millions across the globe annually.