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    Book fair brims with holidaymakers

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:40am on February 11, 2017

    Amar Ekushey Book Fair premises, both at Bangla Academy and Suhrawardi Udyan, drew large crowds, mostly holidaymakers, on the tenth day of the fair on...

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    Publishers hope for pulling a crowd today

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:58am on February 10, 2017

    Publishers participating in the Ekushey Book Fair are ready to welcome today a holiday crowd, with new titles in various genres and fully decorated stalls...

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    Both quality, quantity of new books slide

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:08am on February 08, 2017

    The number of new books hitting the stalls in the first week of the month-long Ekushey Book Fair has fallen compared with the corresponding period...

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    Vibrant book fair still wanting in buyers

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:57am on February 07, 2017

    Book enthusiasts, mostly young people, as usual made the sixth day of Amar Ekushey Book Fair vibrant on Monday but left the publishers still waiting...

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    Shortages of drinking water annoy visitors

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:25am on February 06, 2017

    As the number of booklovers thronging Amar Ekushey Book Fair gradually continues to rise, the visitors are becoming frustrated due to the shortages of drinking...

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    World Wetlands Day today

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:09am on February 02, 2017

    Bangladesh’s failure to carryout proper baseline study on wetlands is hampering their conservation, said experts. They called it sheer negligence on the part of the...

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    National zoo inhospitable to animals, birds

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:46am on January 28, 2017

    The Bangladesh National Zoo at Mirpur in the capital is possibly the lone zoo that is inhospitable to its animals and birds. Visitors blamed the...

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    Children mostly suffer due to climate change: UNICEF

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:27am on January 23, 2017

    Children in Bangladesh are largely affected by diseases caused by catastrophe of climate change, such as droughts and cyclones, a UNICEF study revealed on Sunday...

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    Honey producers eye big yield

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:34am on January 14, 2017

    Belayet Hossain, proprietor of Moti Madhu at Srinagar of Munsiganj, expects a high yield of honey this season as the weather is favourable for the...

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    Wildlife rescue rehab centres crippled

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:43am on January 11, 2017

    No wildlife rescue or rehabilitation has been possible since three dedicated centres were established due to failure to recruit the needed personnel for two since...