Rashad Ahamad

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    Capital gets no respite from water crisis

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:21am on May 12, 2019

    Domestic water crisis became more acute at different parts of the capital amidst the heat wave continuing causing untold public sufferings in Ramadan.Nurunnahar Begum, 54,...

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    Violence against children, women on rise

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 02:36am on May 01, 2019

    At least 115 children were raped in 29 days in April as 279 children were raped in last four months across the country, according to...

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    Workers at risk of losing jobs after wage hike

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:54am on May 01, 2019

    Murad Soyeb, once a worker of an apparel factory at Hemayetpur, Savar now sells potato, onion and vegetables door to door.He is often seen pushing...

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    Most of the wake-up calls go unheeded

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:03am on April 26, 2019

    Family members of Rana Plaza collapse victims mourn during a commemoration of the disaster at Savar in Dhaka on Tuesday. — Sony Ramany Six years...

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    Rana Plaza survivors’ sufferings deepen

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    The sixth anniversary of Rana Plaza collapse was observed on Wednesday as sufferings of the survivors of the world’s worst factory building collapse deepened with...

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    Many survivors’ conjugal life shattered

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:40am on April 24, 2019

    Conjugal lives of many injured survivors of Rana Plaza collapse have been shattered in last six years since the world’s worst industrial disaster occurred at...

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    No justice yet for Rana Plaza tragedy

    Rashad Ahamad and Robiul Islam | Updated at 12:08am on April 24, 2019

    No trial of collapsed Rana Plaza owner Sohel Rana took place in six years since the disaster killed 1,138 people, mostly female apparel workers, and...

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    Culture of impunity blamed for increase in child rape in Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:26am on April 20, 2019

    Prevailing culture of impunity, social attitude towards girls and women and indifference of government agencies are the main causes behind the increasing rate of rape...

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    Cries for playgrounds in capital

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 02:43am on April 12, 2019

    City people, especially youths and children, faced an acute shortage of facilities for outdoor sports. In most neighbourhoods in Dhaka, in the face of rapid...

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    Third party vetting needed to check fire safety issues in Bangladesh: Mehedi Ahmed

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:46am on April 05, 2019

    As experts throw light on faulty structures, inadequate fire fighting equipments at hand and scanty knowledge of the inhabitants of most buildings to fight the...