Mild heatwave sweeping Dhaka, 13 other districts

Dhaka, Faridpur, Madaripur, Moulvibazar, Feni, Chattogram, Rangamati, Bandarban, and six districts of Barishal division have been experiencing a mild to moderate heatwave from 9:00am today

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Dhaka’s air quality 5th worst in the world this morning

Dhaka has ranked fifth on the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality with an AQI index of 158 at 10:33am this morning

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Dhaka's air unhealthy even on Eid day

Dhaka's air ranked as 7th most polluted among cities around the world this morning, according to Air Quality Index (AQI)

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Dhaka’s air quality 3rd worst in the world this morning

Dhaka ranked third on the list of the cities worldwide with the worst air quality this morning

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No improvement in Dhaka’s air quality, still ‘unhealthy’

Dhaka's air quality has been identified as "unhealthy" this morning

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Mild heat wave sweeps four districts

A mild heat wave has been sweeping over Cox's Bazar, Bandarban, Rangamati and Patuakhali, and it may spread beyond these four districts, according to the Met forecast from 9:00am today

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March marks yet another record in global heat

The world just experienced its warmest March on record, capping a 10-month streak in which every month set a new temperature record, the European Union's climate change monitoring service said on Tuesday

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Petrobangla plans to invite int’l bidding for onshore blocks for hydrocarbon exploration: Chairman

After floating bids for offshore oil and gas exploration, Petrobangla now plans to invite international bidding for onshore hydrocarbon exploration

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Dhaka’s air quality 4th worst in the world this morning

In the wake of the Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations, with a significant exodus of residents leaving the capital for festive reunions, Dhaka's air quality remains alarmingly poor

Dhaka’s air quality ‘unhealthy’ this morning

Dhaka, the overcrowded capital city of Bangladesh, has ranked eighth on the list of cities with the worst air quality with an AQI index of 154 at 9:10 am this morning

Dhaka air world’s worst this morning

Dhaka has topped the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality with an AQI of 313 at 8:31am today

Rains likely in Dhaka, 7 other divisions

Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) forecast rains or thundershowers in Dhaka, seven other divisions in 24 hours from 6:00pm yesterday

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11 killed as nor’westers batter 6 dists

At least 11 people died and many others injured as violent nor’westers lashed Jhalakathi, Patuakhali, Pirojpur, Khulna, Bagerhat, and Netrokona districts yesterday.

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At least 11 killed as nor’westers lash 6 districts

As many as 200 houses were damaged, electric transmission lines snapped, and trees were uprooted, resulting in the disruption of road communication in many places

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One dies in Khulna lightning strike

A man died after being struck by lightning in Dumuria upazila of Khulna this morning

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4.8 magnitude earthquake hits New York City region

A 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck near New York City on Friday morning, the US Geological Survey said, shaking buildings and surprising residents in an area that rarely experiences notable seismic activity but apparently causing no major damage

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Nature Quest: Jewels of the jungle

Kalij pheasants spotted roaming the grounds at Chittagong University recently. These hen-sized birds can be found in forests and thickets in the Himalayan foothills, from Nepal and Pakistan to Western Thailand

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Why was Taiwan so well prepared for the earthquake?

When a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit Taiwan's scenic and largely rural east coast county of Hualien on Wednesday, local official Chang Tung-yao knew exactly what to do, having experienced a similar temblor six years before

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Global forest loss remains high despite gains: report

More than half the habitable land on earth was once covered in lush forest. Humans have been chopping away at it for 10,000 years, but deforestation has accelerated dramatically in the past century

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Drive against resorts occupying Gazipur forest land soon: Saber

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Saber Hossain Chowdhury yesterday said that operations will be conducted soon against the resort and other establishments illegally established by occupying forest land in Gazipur

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Taiwan's strongest earthquake in 25 years kills nine; 50 missing

Taiwan's biggest earthquake in at least 25 years killed nine people today, injuring more than 800, while 50 went missing en route to a national park, authorities said, as rescuers used ladders to bring others to safety

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