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    Social distancing largely ignored during relief distribution

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:58am on April 09, 2020

    People largely ignore social distancing during relief distribution in the city, exposing them to coronavirus attack that has already killed 20 people and infected 218...

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    Slum people in Bangladesh capital in a fix as NGOs suspend health services

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:43am on April 09, 2020

    Non-government organisations engaged in providing the slum-dwelling urban poor with different services, including health services, have suspended their activities during the coronavirus...

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    Many fail to reach DSCC hotlines

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:51am on April 05, 2020

    Dhaka South City Corporation on Saturday began providing relief to the needy people at their homes after they called the hotlines of the city corporation....

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    Poor throng city streets for relief

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:40am on April 04, 2020

    People continued to gather at most road intersections in the city for food as families who live from day to day have been out of...

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    Coronavirus holds back road, sewer constructions

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:37am on April 03, 2020

    The spread of coronavirus suspended all construction activities including the broken roads and drainage raising the fear of massive water-logging in the rainy season in...

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    Survey finds aedes mosquitoes in capital’s 44 wards

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:32am on April 01, 2020

    Aedes mosquitoes, the carrier of dengue virus has been found in at least 44 wards of the capital, a survey done in 98 out of...

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    People back in lax mode, violating social distancing

    Rashad Ahamad and Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 11:55pm on March 30, 2020

    A significant number of people went out of their homes on Monday, the fifth day of the 10-day public holiday, violating the government order for...

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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...