November 26, 2021
November 26, 2021

Earthquake felt in Dhaka, CTG originated in Myanmar

A strong earthquake jolted Dhaka, Chattogram and some other cities this morning.

November 23, 2021
November 23, 2021

Erosion by Padma takes serious turn in Faridpur

With decreasing water level in the Padma river, erosion has taken a serious turn at two villages under Decrirchar union in Sadar upazila, devouring fresh areas including a large portion of an...

November 11, 2021
November 11, 2021

Heavy rains in Sri Lanka, south India kill 25

Heavy rains on Sri Lanka's coast and in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu have killed at least 25 people, destroyed thousands of homes and snarled traffic, authorities said.

November 10, 2021
November 10, 2021

20-metre of embankment collapses in Tangail

A portion of an embankment has gone into the Bangshi due to untimely erosion by the river in Fatepur union of Mirzapur upazila, threatening schools, market and other establishments.

November 10, 2021
November 10, 2021

Southern levee improvement project nears completion

The reinforcing and heightening work of old coastal embankments in Pirojpur, Barguna and Patuakhali is going on in full swing, with the completion deadline of June 2022.

November 4, 2021
November 4, 2021

Eroding Sugandha, Padma devouring fresh areas

Houses, croplands, a mosque and several establishments have disappeared due to sudden erosion of Sugandha river near Rahamatpur area under Babuganj upazila in Barishal in the last one week.

October 31, 2021
October 31, 2021

Coastal People: Not merely at mercy of nature

“Many are leaving this area and going someplace else to live. Their homes are submerged and they have no means of livelihood here. It is hard even to get drinking water sometimes.”

October 24, 2021
October 24, 2021

6.5 magnitude strong quake strikes Taiwan's northeast

A strong earthquake struck north-eastern Taiwan on Sunday (Oct 24), with residents reporting violent shaking in Taipei but there were no immediate reports of widespread damage.

October 22, 2021
October 22, 2021

North flooded, rivers swelling

Vast areas of the northern districts have been inundated due to flash floods caused by an onrush of water from the upstream.

October 20, 2021
October 20, 2021

Japanese volcano erupts, spews plumes of ash; people warned away

A volcano erupted in Japan on Wednesday, blasting ash several miles into the sky and prompting officials to warn against the threat of lava flows and falling rocks, but there were no immediate...