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    Troops visit houses of quarantined people

    Muktadir Rashid and Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:01am on March 28, 2020

    Military personnel started visiting houses of Bangladeshis who returned from abroad to check whether they were maintaining mandatory home quarantine as part of their deployment...

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    Bangladesh sees mad rush for home despite ban on public transports

    Shahin Akhter and Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:33pm on March 24, 2020

    The authorities on Tuesday closed all public transport services on railways, waterways and domestic airways in the country while thousands of people overcrowded the terminals...

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    Dhaka city corporations do little

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:22am on March 24, 2020

    Both city corporations in the capital appear indifferent to the spread of the novel coronavirus as they are yet to take any meaningful measures in...

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    Climate change threatens water safety in Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:14am on March 22, 2020

    Climate change is threatening water safety in Bangladesh as saline water continues to cover more costal southern districts of the country, according to experts. Amid...

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    Collapse of hygiene management in hospitals in Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:05am on March 20, 2020

    Cleanliness, poor quality supply water, sanitation and hygiene as well as unsafe management of medical wastes in hospitals in Dhaka and elsewhere in Bangladesh together...

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    Hygiene is the measure of any good hospital: Khairul Islam

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:56am on March 20, 2020

    WaterAid Bangladesh country director Khairul Islam said that hygiene of a hospital was very important and that the standard of a hospital depended on its...

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    Hospital hygiene is a must to check infection: Romen Raihan

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:53am on March 20, 2020

    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University public health and informatics department associate professor Romen Raihan said that hospital hygiene was a must to stop hospital-acquired...

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    Newly-built markets decay as Karwan Bazar relocation stalls

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:16am on March 13, 2020

    Three recently built wholesale markets at Aminbazar, Mohakhali and Jatrabari are now decaying as they remain unused and uncared for because the city corporation has...

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    No respite from mosquito menace in Dhaka

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:59pm on March 12, 2020

    Residents in the capital continue to suffer due to mosquitoes as both of its city corporations have apparently remained indifferent to controlling the vector even...

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    Kidney treatment insufficient, expensive

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:45am on March 12, 2020

    The number of kidney patients is increasing gradually in Bangladesh while its treatment facilities remain insufficient and expensive as most of the patients cannot afford...