25 die in China landslides, floods after record rain

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Residents wade through floodwaters on a flooded road amid heavy rainfall in Zhengzhou, Henan province, China July 20, 2021 Reuters Around 200,000 residents were evacuated in Zhengzhou At least 25 people have died after torrential rains caused landslides and flooded a city in central China, with shocking images showing passengers struggling against chest-high water inside […]

Dozens Die as Another Factory Fire Strikes Bangladesh

Dozens Die as Another Factory Fire Strikes Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh — At least 51 people died in a fire on Thursday evening at an industrial building outside the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, the latest disaster in a country with a long history of unsafe working conditions in its factories. The authorities warned that the death toll could rise as firefighters continued to sift through […]

No one would die without food, treatment during pandemic: Rezaul

Fisheries and Livestock Minister SM Rezaul Karim today said that the government has taken extensive measures to ensure that no one dies without food and proper medical treatment during the ongoing pandemic. “We are facing various disasters including the coronavirus pandemic…however, highest priority is given so that no one dies without food and lack of […]

Intensive water management in California promotes ‘live fast, die young’ cycle in floodplain forests

Riparian community woodlands along the lower Tuolumne River near Merced, California. The dry grassland in the background indicates the semi-arid conditions and drought environment. Credit: JOHN STELLA, ESF Woodlands along streams and rivers are an important part of California’s diverse ecology. They are biodiversity hotspots, providing various ecosystem services including carbon sequestration and critical habitat for […]

One to die, five get life term for killing Kishoreganj farmer

One to die, five get life term for killing Kishoreganj farmer

A court here on Monday sentenced a man to death and five others to life term imprisonment in a case for killing a farmer nearly five years back. Judge Mohammad Abdur Rahim of Additional District and Sessions Judge Court handed down the verdict and fined condemned convict Jewel Mia, 35, son of Joj Mia at […]