Saturday, December 9, 2023

Down with the hills!

Probir Kumar Sarker Though Bangladesh is prominently a plain land, its Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Rangamati, Khagrachhari, Bandarban and Sylhet have hilly areas with forests and rich biodiversity. These areas are full of natural resources fulfilling needs of the people and other living species. But at present, the destruction of hills in every area has become ... Read more

Realtor fined, made to fill the area

Ditch on Hill-Top Realtor fined, made to fill the area The Department of Environment yesterday fined an owner of a private housing company Tk10.68 lakh for cutting a hill and destroying local ecology in Khadimpara area of Sylhet Sadar. An enforcement team led by Muhammad Munir Chowdhury, director (enforcement) of DoE, penalised the Managing Director ... Read more