Sadiqur Rahman

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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....

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    Airborne dusts pose serious threat to capital’s public health

    Sadiqur Rahman and Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:05am on March 12, 2018

    Airborne ultra-fine dusts pose a serious threat to public health in the capital. Heavy presence of ultrafine dusts also called particulate matters in air is...

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    Curtain falls on a high note

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:31am on March 01, 2018

    The curtain fell on Amar Ekushey Book Fair on Wednesday with thousands of visitors thronging to stalls on the concluding day of the month-long extravaganza,...

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    Ekushey Book Fair concludes today

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:18am on February 28, 2018

    The curtains will fall on the month-long Amar Ekushey Book Fair today after a month of significant turnover of new and old editions of titles...

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    Rain deals blow to publishers

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:36am on February 27, 2018

    Rain and strong winds dealt a blow to publishers on the 26th day of Amar Ekushey Book Fair on Monday as many of them saw...

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    New titles focus on roots of sectarianism, extremism

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:54am on February 26, 2018

    At a time when more people are getting attracted to sectarian and extremist ideologies all around the world, some authors have endeavoured to study its...

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    New titles shed light on agony of urban life

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:14am on February 25, 2018

    Several new literary works hitting the Amar Ekhushey Book Fair tell stories that mirror a society in transition and give a realistic portrayal of contemporary...