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    Clique amasses fortune from hawkers, rickshaws

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:10am on October 19, 2019

    A Clique comprising ruling party leaders, law enforcers and city corporation officials is making crores of taka by allowing thousands of illegal hawkers on footpaths...

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    Savar municipality pollutes Dhaleshwari, Bangshi, Turag

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:46am on October 12, 2019

    Savar municipality continued to pollute Dhaleshwari, Bangshi and Turag rivers and canals under its jurisdiction for years by dumping wastes. Local people said Savar municipality...

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    No respite from public nuisance in cities

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:29am on October 11, 2019

    Public nuisance continues to trouble the citizens in Dhaka and elsewhere in Bangladesh in the face of total indifference of the authorities and the failure...

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    Pollution threatens world’s longest sea beach

    Rashad Ahamad . back from Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2019

    Cox’s Bazar sea beach, the longest natural sea beach in the world, is getting polluted fast for lack of proper waste management which is also...

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    Lockers’ demand soaring   

    Shakhawat Hossain with Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on October 04, 2019

    The sale and use of private lockers, safety vaults or security safe boxes steadily increased in recent years due to what economists attributed rapid expansion...

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    Lead, cadmium excessive in cosmetics: Ferdous Alam

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:44am on September 27, 2019

    Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission’s senior scientific officer, also PhD researcher in Japan on environment and radio activity, Md Ferdous Alam said that excessive level of...

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    Cosmetics may cause skin diseases: Shahidullah Sikder

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:40am on September 27, 2019

    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University pro-vice-chancellor and chairman of dermatology and venereology Professor Md Shahidullah Sikder said that substandard cosmetics caused...

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    Fake cosmetics flood market, pose serious health hazards

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:37am on September 27, 2019

    Fake cosmetic products are widely sold in markets in the capital and elsewhere in Bangladesh under the labels of well-known foreign and local brands. Experts...

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    Metals get into food for waste disposal flaws

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on September 26, 2019

    Heavy metal contamination is spreading to the country’s food chain due the lack of proper waste management in the capital and elsewhere. Experts said that...

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    Mirpur slum fire victims cry for shelter

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:26am on September 22, 2019

    A month after the deadly fire at Chalantika slum in Dhaka’s Mirpur, rickshaw-puller Jamal Shikder failed to manage a confirmed place to sleep at night. ...