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    Thousands marooned in floods

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

    Thousands of people have been marooned by floods caused by heavy rains in Lalmonirhat, Sunamganj and Bandarban in last three days. On Thursday, much of...

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    Relegation of Sunderbans delayed by lying, lobbying: Rakkha Committee

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:31am on July 09, 2019

    Through lobbying and lying, the government convinced the UNESCO to put off for one more year its plan to include the Sunderbans in the list...

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    Heavy rains likely to cause weeklong flooding  in many areas

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:46pm on July 08, 2019

    Incessant rains were likely to cause weeklong floods in many areas of Bangladesh in mid-July, the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre said Monday evening in...

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    Incessant rains swell big rivers

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:43am on July 08, 2019

    Incessant rains over the last two days swelled rivers in the north-eastern, southern and south-eastern regions of Bangladesh. The Met Office forecast that moderate to...

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    Transport cost increases fivefold in two years: Mozammel Hoque

    Emran Hossain and Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on July 05, 2019

    Transport costs have increased fivefold after gas price was increased in two phases since 2017, said Passengers Welfare Association of Bangladesh secretary general Mozammel Hoque...

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    BERC turns ineffective by toeing govt agenda: Ruhin Hossain Prince 

    Emran Hossain and Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on July 05, 2019

    Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission, which was supposed to be an independent institution guarding peoples’ interest, has turned into a government subordinate instead, said Ruhin Hossain...

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    BERC decision to encourage corruption: Shamsul Alam

    Emran Hossain and Moinul Haque | Updated at 12:00am on July 05, 2019

    Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission has missed yet another opportunity to put in place a mechanism to curb corruption in the gas sector, said Consumers Association...

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    Gas price hike to widen rich-poor divide further

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on July 05, 2019

    The poor and the middle income people will bear the brunt of the gas price hike as their daily expenses were expected to increase sharply,...

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    Gas prices rise by 32.8pc

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 05:12pm on June 30, 2019

    Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission on Sunday increased gas price by 32.8 per cent on an average for all consumers ignoring opposition from all sections of...

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    Golden rice beta carotene disappears fast: study

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:29am on June 27, 2019

    After studies have confirmed that vitamin A, converted from beta carotene, is very low in genetically modified golden rice, new evidence shows that the rice...

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