More gas likely to be found in Sylhet’s Kailashtila field: Nasrul

State Minister for Power, Energy, and Minerals Resources Nasrul Hamid hoped that 1.6 TCF (trillion cubic feet) more gas will be found at the Kailashtila gas field in Golapganj upazila of Sylhet

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Dhaka’s air ‘unhealthy’, 4th worst in the world this morning

Dhaka ranked fourth on the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality, with an AQI score of 196 at 9:08am today

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Gas supply to northern districts to remain halted till Sunday

Gas supply to the northern districts under the Paschimanchal Gas Company Limited (PGCL) was suspended last night due to line-repair work in Hatikumrul area of Sirajganj

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Nature Quest / Save the bees

A honey bee was recently seen feasting on the nectar of freshly bloomed Moringa flowers (shojne phul) in Beel Pabla area of Khulna's Dumuria upazila

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Dhaka air world’s worst this morning

Dhaka has topped the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality with an AQI of 239 at 8:24am today

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Petrobangla eyes 100 more gas wells

Petrobangla presented an ambitious plan yesterday to drill 100 new gas wells in the country aimed at boosting local production

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Man arrested with endangered Bengal slow loris in Ctg

Members of the Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested an alleged wildlife trader with two endangered Bengal Slow Loris, locally known as "Lajjabati Banor", in Chattogram city’s Akbar Shah area

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New classification of rivers on way

The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) is set to classify 10,187km of non-classified river aiming to protect them from unplanned structures, including bridges and culverts.

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Human chain protest plastic pollution at Kuakata beach

To raise awareness on and combat plastic pollution, Nazrul Smriti Sangsad formed a human chain at Kuakata sea beach in Patuakhali this afternoon

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Someshwari river: HC stays leasing process of Balumahals

The High Court today stayed all the tender proceedings for leasing out five Balumahals (designated sand quarries) in Someshwari river at Durgapur Upazila of Netrokona till further order.

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Action if officials of Petrobangla companies fail to achieve target: Nasrul

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resource Nasrul Hamid has said that each of the companies of the Petrobangla will be given target to drill wells in the gas fields for hydrocarbon exploration

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Bangkok says work from home as pollution blankets city

Bangkok city employees have been told to work from home to avoid harmful air pollution, as a layer of noxious haze blanketed the Thai capital on Thursday

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3.6 magnitude earthquake strikes Pabna

An earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale struck Pabna today at 8:07 pm, according to BMD

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Sundarbans Day: World's largest mangrove forest draws growing number of tourists

The Sundarbans, world's largest mangrove forest, draws nature enthusiasts from around the globe with its stunning landscapes and diverse wildlife

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308 rivers lost navigability

A total of 308 rivers in Bangladesh have lost their navigability while 931 are flowing as normal, Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, the state minister for shipping, told the parliament yesterday.

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One in 5 migratory species at risk of extinction

Says landmark UN report, blames climate change, human encroachment

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One in five of world's migratory species at risk of extinction: UN

More than a fifth of the world's migrating species are at risk of going extinct as a result of climate change and human encroachment, according to the United Nation's first-ever report on migrating animals published today

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Rising Sea Levels: 9 lakh in south may be displaced by 2050

Sea level rise may displace almost nine lakh people from southern Bangladesh by 2050, because their homes and livelihood will be jeopardised.

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