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    Wildlife crime control activities face stalemate

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:47am on September 19, 2017

    Manpower and fund shortage brought the Forest Department’s wildlife crime control activities almost to a halt eight months ago. Forest officials told New Age that...

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    Int’l ozone day today

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:54am on September 16, 2017

    Bangladesh and other members of the United Nations would observe the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer today with the theme: ‘caring...

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    City amusement centres draw big crowds during Eid

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:06am on September 05, 2017

    City dwellers with their near and dear ones thronged family friendly attractions, amusement centres and museums to lighten up the festive mood during Eid holidays...

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    Int’l Vulture Awareness Day on Sept 2

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:31am on September 01, 2017

    Bangladesh faces a staggering challenge in restoring it vulture populations which sharply declined posing serious threat to public health....

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    Violence rises against ethnic groups

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:24am on August 30, 2017

    Ethnic victims of violence, sexual harassments and eviction are fast losing hope of getting justice...

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    Dhaka WASA unilaterally raises tariff

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:56am on August 04, 2017

    The latest ‘unilateral’ water tariff hike by Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority amidst perennial supply shortage and low quality water supply in many areas...

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    Global Tiger Day today

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

    Population of the Royal Bengal Tiger, the flagship animal of the country, has increased slightly in the Sunderbans and four wildlife enclosures during the last...

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    Fishing cats endangered in B’desh

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:35am on July 19, 2017

    Fishing cats, known as wetland ambassadors, declined in Bangladesh rapidly due to loss of habitats and indiscriminate killings, two studies by conservationists revealed...

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    Rampant pollution, violation of law go on

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:52am on July 09, 2017

    A great number of Brick kilns, specially that mushrooming in rural areas without proper authorization, evidently pollute the environment, hamper agriculture and destroy natural habitat...

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    Int’l experts find flaws in govt EIAs on Rampal plant

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:53am on June 11, 2017

    Dredging the Passur River and its channels to facilitate coal supplies to the Rampal coal-fired power plant would adversely affect the Sunderbans’ aquatic biodiversity, cautioned...