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    Bees get hooked on harmful pesticide: study

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:36am on September 14, 2018

    Bumblebees acquire a taste for food laced with a pesticide known to harm them, according to a study suggesting the chemicals pose an even greater...

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    Hazardous pesticides in wide use in Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:32am on September 14, 2018

    Hundreds of products of nearly a hundred pesticides, considered dangerous by different international agencies, including the United Nation’s World Health Organisation, are in wide use...

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    Pesticide residues pose serious threat to human health

    | Updated at 12:27am on September 14, 2018

    The effects of residues of pesticides being indiscriminately used in Bangladesh for crop production became a cause of serious human health concern, noted agriculture scientist...

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    Pesticide-treated dried fish exposes consumers to serious health risks in Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:24am on September 14, 2018

    Nearly a half of dried fish samples tested at the laboratory of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute in the first six months of this year were...

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    Jaywalking continues on city roads, highways

    Rashad Ahamad and Shahin Akhter | Updated at 01:11am on September 07, 2018

    It is not all about vehicles violating the traffic rules; it is also about jaywalkers on city roads and even on highways giving not a...

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    Road safety remains elusive in Bangladesh

    | Updated at 01:09am on September 07, 2018

    Hasib Mohammed Ahsan, known for his expertise in transport engineering, said road safety cannot be ensured in Bangladesh as mismanagement plagues traffic engineering, law enforcement...

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    Road safety: a dream that never came true

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:51am on September 07, 2018

    Massive student protests demanding road safety, also reflecting the people’s growing frustration over the failure of government organs to maintain order in transportation system, rocked...