Rashad Ahamad

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    City holding tax re-evaluation plunges into irregularities

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:26am on November 04, 2017

    Corrupt holding tax assessors of Dhaka South City Corporation are now active again as house owners rush to appeal against the assessment. A number of...

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    Poor management poses threat to public health, environment

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:05am on October 23, 2017

    Capital’s inefficient waste management increased threat to public health and environment. Besides, wastes left in the open here and there create serious inconvenience for the...

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    No action in 8 years to make 72,000 risky city buildings safe

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:05am on October 14, 2017

    The government has failed to take any action to make 72,000 risky buildings of the capital safe even after eight years of their identification...

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    190 killed by fire in 3yrs

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:53am on October 13, 2017

    Bangladesh celebrates today International Day for Disaster Reduction in the backdrop of at least 190 people getting killed, hundreds of others injured and properties worth...

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    E-wastes, a threat to public health

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

    Gross negligence of electronic and electrical waste management created serious health and environmental hazards in the capital and elsewhere in the country...

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    Occupational hazards remain unchanged

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 02:14am on September 23, 2017

    Around 15,000 workers of newly relocated tannery industries at Savar continued to work amid occupational hazards as they did at Hazaribagh....

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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...