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    Kamalapur Railway Station sees mad rush for advance train tickets

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 10:30pm on June 05, 2018

    Thousands of Eid-time home goers on Tuesday queued up in the capital’s Kamalapur Railway Station to buy train tickets for June 14.....

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    Poverty drives Bangladesh coastal children to toil in shrimp industry

    Rashad Ahamad . back form Sarankhola | Updated at 12:29am on May 28, 2018

    Second grader Mim goes to the local school regularly but often she has to leave it even before her classes end as it is time...

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    Tanneries now polluting Dhaleswari in Savar

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:08am on May 26, 2018

    The Dhaleswari River has been polluted by untreated effluents released from the Tannery Industrial Park at Savar over the last one year. It’s a new...

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    Industrial sodium chloride used to add colours to foods

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:05am on May 25, 2018

    A RAB official shows a box of colour meant for industrial use they seized during a drive at a restaurant in Dhanmondi in Dhaka on...

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    Amid short supply, DWasa raises price of water again

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:05am on May 15, 2018

    Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority has increased water price by five per cent to Tk 11.02 per 1,000 litre for domestic consumers in the...

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    Decisions mostly not implemented

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:05am on May 10, 2018

    The capital’s inhabitants expressed fears that due to non-implementation of most of the decisions the government took last year to solve the perennial waterlogging problem...

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    Promises made mostly not implemented

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:50am on April 24, 2018

    The expectations for positive changes in the country’s garment sector created by the Rana Plaza Collapse remain mostly unfulfilled over the last five years...

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    Survivors’ woes continue

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:05am on April 23, 2018

    The woes of crippled survivors of the Rana Plaza collapse are continuing even five years after the deadly factory building disaster that killed 1,138 workers...

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    Severe waterlogging looms over capital

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:05am on April 11, 2018

    The capital would face unprecedented waterlogging in the coming monsoon mainly due to its unplanned and insufficient drainage facilities, their poor maintenance, disappearance of the...

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    Water crisis hits city dwellers

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:46pm on April 06, 2018

    A severe crisis of pure and safe drinking water has been prevailing in areas of the capital causing immense sufferings to the local residents amid...