Sadiqur Rahman

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    Projects aplenty, outcome negligible

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2018

    Multi million Taka projects for popularising biogas energy produced virtually no results in Bangladesh due to lack of transparency in their implementation process...

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    Solar irrigation leads move to low-carbon energy sourcing

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 10:00pm on August 17, 2018

    Solar-powered irrigation pumps have become a viable alternative in irrigation during dry season to diesel-fired pumps that emit carbon dioxide....

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    Coal-fired power plant in Barguna despite environmental concerns

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 11:52pm on August 06, 2018

    The government is facilitating the implementation of a 307MW coal-fired power plant in coastal Barguna surrounded by reserved lands having wildlife and fish sanctuary....

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    Consumers to get no respite soon

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:35am on July 07, 2018

    Domestic consumers in the capital could expect to get relief from gas supply shortage when imported Liquefied Natural Gas supply begins in January, Titas Gas...

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    No respite from plastic pollution

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 11:26pm on June 04, 2018

    Plastic pollution increased in Bangladesh though ‘Beat Plastic Pollution, If you can’t reuse it, refuse it,’ is this year’s theme for the celebration of World...

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    Sunderbans ecosystem at stake

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 11:09pm on June 04, 2018

    Unplanned industrialisation at Mongla and Rampal in Bagerhat is having disastrous impacts on the habitats and food cycle of the Sunderbans’ flora and fauna, a...

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    DoE finds enforcing ban on poly bags challenging

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 11:25pm on April 21, 2018

    Lax enforcement of ban on production, sales and the use of non-degradable polythene bags is seldom followed....

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    Toxic pesticides threaten wildlife in Rema-Kalenga Reserve Forest

    Sadiqur Rahman . back from Habiganj | Updated at 12:50am on April 11, 2018

    Indiscriminate use of toxic pesticides on crop fields inside the Rema-Kalenga Reserve Forest in Habiganj, the most diversified wildlife habitat in Bangladesh, poses threat to...

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    Waterbody grabbing goes unabated

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:05am on March 22, 2018

    Conservation and restoration of water bodies became an elusive task in the country as there seems to be none to stop the greedy land grabbers...

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    Waterbirds decreasing in coastal belt

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 02:05am on March 17, 2018

    Appearance of waterbirds fell sharply in the country’s coastal belt over the last year, according the latest coastal bird census done in January....