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    Sudden hailstorms with heavy rains and lightning surprise weathermen

    Rashad Ahamad and Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on February 18, 2019

    Brief but severe hailstorm amid heavy rains and lightning strikes in parts of Bangladesh disrupted the pleasant weather of spring morning on Sunday....

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    Healthy foods not affordable to Bangladesh’s majority population

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 03:58pm on February 14, 2019

    High costs made healthy foods like vegetables and fresh fruits unaffordable to Bangladesh’s large number of consumers, experts said Wednesday during unveiling of EAT-Lancet Commission’s...

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    Dangerous contamination found in cow milk, fodder

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:38pm on February 10, 2019

    National Food Safety Laboratory of the Institute of Public Health on Sunday raised the alarm about serious microbial, chemical, residual and other contamination in raw...

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    Vitamin A plus campaign today without ‘substandard’ Indian capsule

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:34am on February 09, 2019

    The national vitamin A plus campaign postponed about three weeks ago after problems were found in texture of vitamin capsules will be held today with...

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    100-year Delta Plan threat to deltaic equilibrium: experts

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:25am on February 09, 2019

    Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 threatens the natural equilibrium that sustained the world’s largest delta for centuries, said geologists and hydrologists.They warned that ecological catastrophe could...

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    Authorities lack ability to run lab test

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:19am on February 02, 2019

    Incapacities of Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institution are once again thrust under spotlight by the scandal involving presence of carcinogenic compound asbestos in baby talcum...

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    Medicine received from Softesule with minimal test

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:13am on January 27, 2019

    Bangladesh did hardly any test while receiving supplies of medicines from Indian pharmaceutical Softesule for national vitamin supplementation programme....

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    Shady deals behind scam

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:23am on January 26, 2019

    Indian pharmaceutical cwompany Softesule, which allegedly supplied substandard vitamin A capsules, was awarded the work in apparent breach of regulatory process....

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    High sedimentation might render Payra Sea Port unusable

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    The under construction Payra Sea Port in Patuakhali eventually might have to be abandoned as high sedimentation has been turning depth of the Bay of...

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    Creeping inflation takes toll on the poor: Prof Mustafizur

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:12am on January 18, 2019

    Steady rise in the prices of consumer goods is indicative of creeping inflation in the country though its rate may seem bearable for the time...