Rashad Ahamad

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    Material belongings of thousands of families burnt to ashes

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:31am on August 18, 2019

    All the material belongings of over 10,000 families who live at Chalantika Mor Slum, Mirpur in the capital was burned to ashes on Friday night...

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    Insecticides bought not meant for Aedes

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:13am on August 11, 2019

    Neither the north nor the south city corporation of Dhaka has ever bought insecticides meant to kill Aedes mosquitoes, which caused the current dengue epidemic...

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    Citizens call anti-mosquito drives a sham

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 02:51am on August 09, 2019

    City residents alleged that aedes mosquito control activities in the capital were more a show than a reality as the dengue menace has already engulfed...

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    Dengue spreads all over

    Manzur H Maswood and Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:14am on August 09, 2019

    People with dengue virus leaving the capital for home to celebrate Eid-ul-Azha may infect innumerable people with the virus around the country. On Thursday, one...

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    City corporations test adulticide on culex, not aedes

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on August 06, 2019

    The authorities of the two city corporations in the capital are testing the efficacy of adulticide samples on culex mosquito although this insecticide was imported...

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    Dengue: A crisis goes sour over govt inaction

    Manzur H Maswood and Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 02:33am on August 02, 2019

    Dengue has broken all records this year since its detection in Bangladesh in 2000, taking a sinister turn. If panic has gripped the countrymen over...

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    Dengue changes patterns: Dr Amzadul Hoque

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 02:30am on August 02, 2019

    A doctor of medicine, also an immediate past Upazila Health and Family Planning Officer at Savar, Amzadur Hoque, said that  dengue was usually suspected when...

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    Destroy breeding spots: Akter Mahmud

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 02:29am on August 02, 2019

    Jahangirnagar University urban planning Professor Akter Mahmud said that the effective measure of controlling mosquito would involve destroying breeding spots. Akter, also vice-president of Bangladesh...

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    Prices of mosquito repellents go up

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:50am on August 02, 2019

    City people are facing acute crisis of mosquito repellents amid the ongoing dengue menace in which 54 people died and at least 15,369 patients were...

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    Flood forces farmers to sell cattle cheap

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:08am on July 30, 2019

    The ongoing flood that hit hard 28 districts of the country is compelling farmers to sell their cattle at low prices due to acute fodder...