7.4 degrees Celsius recorded in Tetulia, the lowest so far this winter

Tetulia of Panchagarh district, this morning, recorded this winter's lowest temperature so far in the country at 7.4 degrees Celsius

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Dhaka’s air quality second worst in the world this morning

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

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$160 million ADB loan to boost Dhaka’s energy supply, distribution

The Dhaka Power System Expansion and Strengthening Project will construct eight substations

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Gas supply to be suspended in parts of Dhaka for five hours tomorrow

Gas supply will remain suspended in different areas of the capital from 12:00pm to 5:00pm tomorrow due to gas pipeline replacement works

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China saw hottest recorded year in 2023

China's average temperature in 2023 was its hottest since records began, state media said citing officials Tuesday, capping a year of extreme weather events for the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases.

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Price of 12kg LPG cylinder hiked by Tk 29

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission today set the price of one kg of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) at Tk 119.40 for the month of December, up from Tk 117.02 last month

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Flight operation at Saidpur airport resumes after five hours

Flight operations at Nilphamari's Saidpur Airport have resumed after five hours pause due to poor visibility caused by dense fog

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Japan quake death toll rises to 48: official

At least 48 people are confirmed dead following a major earthquake in Japan, a local official said

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Dhaka’s air quality 'worst in the world' for 2nd straight day of new year

Dhaka has again topped the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality, with an AQI score of 256 at 8:45am for the second consecutive day of the new year

Dhaka begins 2024 with worst air quality in the world

On the first day of 2024, Dhaka topped the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality with an AQI score of 244 at 8:40am

Dhaka’s ‘very unhealthy’ air worst in the world this morning

Dhaka has once again topped the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality

Tale of a baby bird and a heart of gold

When Leon noticed a baby parakeet had fallen from its nest on a treetop, he knew he had to do something to help

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Total of 21 quakes above 4.0 magnitude hit Japan: Met office

A succession of 21 earthquakes registering 4.0 magnitude or stronger struck central Japan in just over 90 minutes on Monday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.

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Hill cutting puts local residents at risk

An immigrant family is currently engaged in hill-cutting activities to flatten the land for their house in South Baradohar area of Juri upazila in Moulvibazar.

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For birds, for environment

A group of about 25-30 young locals placing clay pots on tree branches to shelter birds -- this was what this correspondent saw at the Central Shaheed Minar premises on Thana Road in Lalmonirhat town Saturday noon.

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Poachers shoot Asian openbill stork, a bird lover saves it

The bird was destined to die. After treatment, the Asian openbill stork is expected to survive

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Production at Barapukuria Coal Mine suspended

The production at Barapukuria Coal Mine was halted from yesterday on a temporary basis due to maintenance work, said authorities at the coal mine

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France to sign agreement with Bangladesh to finance climate-change adaptation in 2024: Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron has said his country will sign an agreement with Bangladesh to finance climate-change adaptation and loss and damage in the first half of 2024

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Ship carrying fly ash sinks near Sundarbans

The potential environmental impact could be disastrous, says expert

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Hungry birds

The Gumai beel of Chattogram, one of the largest paddy fields in the country, sees hundreds of red-breasted parakeets descend from the mountains in search of rice to feed on

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Rare red serow rescued in Sunamganj

A rare red serow was rescued from near the Dhulara BGB Camp area under Sunamganj range of Sylhet Forest Division

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