Sadiqur Rahman

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    Lead-acid battery recycling poses health hazard

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:46am on January 18, 2018

    Haphazard recycling of the used lead-acid battery across the country contaminates soil and water with toxic substances, posing long-term health hazard to people, especially children....

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    Turkey, kuchia farming offers hope for poor families

    Sadiqur Rahman . back from Moulvibazar | Updated at 12:29am on January 15, 2018

    Still a nascent trend in the country, commercial farming of turkey and kuchia or mud eel has helped mobilise household labour to generate income for...

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    Courtyard utilisation changes life for needy families

    Sadiqur Rahman . back from Moulvibazar | Updated at 01:37am on January 14, 2018

    Rusna Begum’s 15-decimal homestead at Panchgaon, Rajanagar upazila in Moulvibazar district was completely submerged time and again during last year’s recurrent flashfloods....

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    Mismanagement gobbles up forests

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:27am on January 10, 2018

    The country’s natural forest faced the highest deforestation between 2006 and 2014 since 1930, with the forest department failing to play its role, mainly due...

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    Forest recovery projects fail, wildlife habitats shrink

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:22am on January 01, 2018

    In the outgoing year, destruction of natural and reserved forests continued while the Department of Forest’s reforestation projects failed...

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    Citizens for consensus on poll-time government

    Moloy Saha and Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:05am on December 11, 2017

    Civil society members, including academics, professionals and freedom fighters, on Saturday said that the issue of the election-time government should be resolved for holding a...

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    Dust takes its toll in major cities

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:05am on December 09, 2017

    Heavy presence of dust in the air, due mainly to haphazard construction works and poor management, is taking huge toll on the health of dwellers,...

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    Police use ‘harmful’ sound stimulators to disperse hartal supporters

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:22am on December 01, 2017

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Thursday used ‘scaring sound stimulators’ to disperse pickets from the front of two major hospitals in the capital during a half-day...

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    Air, water pollution threatens pollinators of Sunderbans

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:34am on November 18, 2017

    Rapidly increasing air and water pollution threw pollinators in the Sunderbans on the verge of extinction threatening world’s largest mangrove forest’s vegetation....

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    Settlements on trails deepen human-elephant conflicts

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:29am on October 31, 2017

    Ever expanding human settlement on trails is fragmenting and destroying the habitats of elephants, the already threatened species in the country, thus causing human-elephant casualties...

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