Rashad Ahamad

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    Workers differ with employers over coronavirus infection

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:09am on July 04, 2020

    According to official data the number of COVID-19 infection among workers of readymade garment factories is surprisingly low. Employers claim this as their success, while...

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    Marriage rate falls by 96 per cent due to COVID-19

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:04am on July 04, 2020

    Monthly marriage registration has dropped by about 96 per cent across the country following coronavirus outbreak in March. Marriage aspirants said that they were in...

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    Cry for plasma grows

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:47am on July 04, 2020

    Plasma collection for the treatment of COVID-19 patients has become very difficult as it is in extremely short supply compared to the demand. Doctors said...

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    GK upgrades coronavirus kit as per DGDA guidelines

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:41am on July 02, 2020

    Gonoshasthaya Kendra has started upgrading its Rapid Dot Blot antibody kit for coronavirus testing after the kit failed to get the drug administration’s approval, said...

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    Rifat could not hold onto mother’s hand

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:08am on June 30, 2020

    Rifat Rahman had no such traumatic memory in his 19 years of life which he gained on Monday. He was travelling on the Morning Bird...

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    32 dead as launch with 50 passengers sinks near Bangladesh capital

    Shahin Akhter and Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:37am on June 29, 2020

    At least 32 people were killed and many went missing as a launch with around 50 passengers capsized after a second launch crashed into it...

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    30 cattle markets proposed for capital amid health concerns

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:46am on June 27, 2020

    Dhaka South and Dhaka North City Corporations asked tenders to prefer 30 cattle markets in the capital for selling cattle before Eid-ul-Azha amid the COVID-19...

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    Families leaving Dhaka as coronavirus crisis hits livelihood

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:40am on June 27, 2020

    Many city dwellers belonging to the lower-income group in the capital have started to leave Dhaka for village homes as the COVID-19 epidemic has either...

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    No COVID-19 waste management in Bangladesh yet

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:46pm on June 22, 2020

    The government is yet to ensure a safe management of the COVID-19 wastes, increasing infection risks and environmental hazards in the highly-infected Dhaka and other...

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    DGDA yet to decide GK COVID-19 test kit fate

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:03am on June 19, 2020

    The Directorate General of Drug Administration is yet to decide whether to approve Gonoshasthaya Kendra’s Rapid Dot Blot Kit for testing COVID-19 that Bangabandhu Sheikh...