Emran Hossain

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    Road links with 38 districts virtually snapped

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:08am on October 09, 2019

    Road links between the capital and 21 southern and 17 south-western districts remained virtually snapped as strong currents in the Padma caused disruptions in the ferry...

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    Life, nature traded for power plants

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:05am on October 09, 2019

    The government continues to set up or permit power plants at environmentally critical places, ignoring warnings from experts and green activists over their damaging impacts...

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    Floods damage vegetables, other crops

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:11am on October 07, 2019

    Floods began to recede on Sunday destroying standing vegetable and other crops in Pabna, Chapainawabganj, Rajbari and other districts. Though the Padma and the Gorai...

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    Dengue claims two more lives in Chattogram, Kushtia

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:14pm on October 06, 2019

    A woman died of dengue in Chattogram and a man in Kushtia while 314 new dengue patients were hospitalised across the country in last 24...

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    Padma disrupts road communications

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:29am on October 06, 2019

    The authorities diverted traffic on the Dhaka-Aricha Highway since Saturday as heavy currents in the Padma River hampered ferry services between Paturia and the Daulatdia...

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    Homeless flood victims avoid government shelters

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:05am on October 05, 2019

    Not a single family, who became homeless for sudden floods and river erosion over the last week, turned up at the government opened shelters knowing...

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    Thousands marooned in Kushtia, massive crop loss feared 

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:31am on October 02, 2019

    Bangladesh has been inundated by waters from the upstream as India opened the floodgates of its Farakka Barrage on Sunday night causing deep distress to...

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    Adulterated turmeric raises lead in blood

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:31am on September 28, 2019

    Consumption of artificially coloured turmeric was mainly responsible for high-levels lead in blood among children and pregnant women in Bangladesh, two recently published studies revealed....

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    India opens Gajaldoba floodgates

    Rezaul Karim Manik . Lalmonirhat and Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:30am on September 19, 2019

    The Teesta and Dharla, two major northern region rivers, were flowing above their danger levels Wednesday afternoon due to heavy onrush of waters from India...

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    Frequent, long heat waves reduce monsoon

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:34am on September 18, 2019

    The daily maximum temperature on Sunday, the last day of the month Bhadra on the Bangla calendar, hit 35.6 C following a 2-degree rise over...