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    Chemical business still continues in Old Dhaka

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on September 14, 2019

    Chemical business continues unabated in Old Dhaka even after deadly fire incidents originated from such substances there. The last such fire disaster at a chemical...

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    Overhead power lines continue to pose threat to life

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    Exposed overhead power supply lines in the capital and other cities and towns in Bangladesh pose serious threat to life as the responsible government agencies...

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    Dhaka world’s 3rd worst liveable city

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on September 05, 2019

    Dhaka has moved one notch up in the Global Liveability Index of The Economist Intelligence Unit and now ranks the 3rd  worst liveable city next...

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    Aminbazar landfill wastes pollute nearby water body

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:20am on September 01, 2019

    Urban waste matters are polluting the water bodies surrounding the Aminbazar landfill at Savar where Dhaka North City Corporation dumps several tonnes of municipal wastes...

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    Plastic pollution poses threat to Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2019

    Plastic pollution in Bangladesh’s environment continues unabated raising serious threats to human and animal health as the government is yet to move for reducing its...

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    Incomplete Savar tannery park pollute environment

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    The authorities failed to complete the Tannery Industrial Park at Savar even over two years after the tanneries were shifted there from Hazaribagh in the...

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    Pollution continues in rivers surrounding Dhaka

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 02:17am on August 23, 2019

    If in the past rivers were Dhaka’s lifeline. Today they have been thoroughly contaminated by chemicals and wastes, mostly originating from various industries. The waterscapes...

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    Tanneries only worsen pollution at Dhaleswari: Delwar Hossain

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 02:15am on August 23, 2019

    Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology professor and also Tannery Industrial Park consultation team leader Delwar Hossain said that the river Dhaleswari was getting polluted...

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    Govt’s executive branch disrespectful of court orders: Syeda Rizwana Hasan

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 02:11am on August 23, 2019

    Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association chief executive Syeda Rizwana Hasan said that the executive branches of the government were not implementing the existing law to protect...

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    Rivers lost to government agencies, ruling party grabbers: M Hamid Ranju

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 02:09am on August 23, 2019

    Green activist and freedom fighter M Hamid Ranju said that government agencies including Tannery Industrial Park, Dhaka Export Processing Zone and Savar municipality continue to...