Dhaka no longer world’s most polluted city

Dhaka no longer world's most polluted city

Here’s some good news. Dhaka is no longer the world’s most polluted city. That’s Lahore now. On Wednesday, Dhaka occupied the seventh position in the list of world cities with the worst air quality. It’s air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 178 around 10 am, which is considered ‘unhealthy for sensitive groups’. The city of […]

Chattogram: Appellate Division makes shutting down of illegal brick kilns easier

Chattogram: Appellate Division makes shutting down of illegal brick kilns easier

The Supreme Court’s Appellate Division on Wednesday made the shutting down of all illegal brick kilns – running without a valid licence in Chattogram’s Lohagara upazila – easier for the government. Chamber judge of the Appellate Division Justice Obaidul Hassan denied staying the High Court order. However, Justice Obaidul sent the appeal – filed by […]

5 illegal brick kilns fined Tk 11 lakh in Kurigram

5 illegal brick kilns fined Tk 11 lakh in Kurigram

Five illegal brick kilns were fined Tk 11 lakh on Tuesday in Kurigram’s Fulbari upazila. These brick kilns did not have any clearance from environmental clearance. A mobile court, led by Executive Magistrate Md Abu Bakkar Siddique, slapped the fines around noon. In Fulbari Sadar, JM Bricks was fined Tk 1 lakh, MA Bricks in […]