Rashad Ahamad

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    Key Jatrabari Road choked by illegal structures

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:53am on September 17, 2017

    The Jatrabari Road, linking the capital with the country’s southern and eastern districts has been choked by illegal constructions....

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    Low rawhide price hurts charities

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:29am on September 16, 2017

    Low price of rawhides shrank earnings of charities and their welfare activities for orphans and other needy groups. Low price also increased the scope of...

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    Dhupkhola Math falling to grabbers

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:52am on September 11, 2017

    A rickshaw garage, piles of bamboos, remains of construction materials inside and offices of different political parties just on the boundary — all these deny...

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    Potholes make city dwellers’ life hell

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:16am on September 11, 2017

    Countless potholes forming pools of stagnant rainwater on most roads, lanes and by-lanes of the Dhaka city are what the commuters and pedestrians are destined...

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    Rawhide price falls by 39pc in four years

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 07:32pm on September 01, 2017

    Rawhide and skin prices fell by 39 per cent in last four years allegedly due to manipulations by syndicates of tanners and merchants. The government...

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    Cattle sales in city markets pick up momentum

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:05am on September 01, 2017

    The sale of sacrificial animals in makeshift cattle markets in the capital picked up momentum on Thursday, two days before Eid-ul-Azha, as the supply was...

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    Rules violated as city cattle markets start

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:05am on August 31, 2017

    All the makeshift cattle markets in the capital have extended beyond their designated spots hampering traffic on different roads while many of them started assembling...

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    Pollution from Savar tannery park to multiply after Eid

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:11am on August 20, 2017

    Nowadays, roughly 12,000 cubic metre of untreated effluents from 67 tannery factories at the tannery park at Savar is dumped into the Dhaleswari River every...

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    Sale of advance train, bus tickets begins

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:27am on August 19, 2017

    Bangladesh Railway and inter-district bus operators began selling advance tickets for holidaymakers ahead of Eid-ul-Azha without much rush at the ticket counters on Friday...

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    Residue detection tests to be introduced in capital’s cattle markets

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:27am on August 18, 2017

    The government, for the first time, has taken a move to introduce residue detection tests on sacrificial animals in Dhaka city’s makeshift cattle markets on...