Sadiqur Rahman

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    Book-lovers crowd premises on first holiday

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:06am on February 03, 2018

    Amar Ekushey Book Fair on the second day saw crowds of book-lovers in both the Bangla Academy and Suhrawardy Udyan premises on Friday, the first...

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    Ekushey book fair begins

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:05am on February 02, 2018

    The month-long Ekushey book fair began on Bangla Academy and Suhrawardy Udyan premises on Thursday, with most of the stall owners still buys with decoration...

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    Writers, publishers for readers’ judgement

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:05am on January 30, 2018

    Huge controversy has been kicked off by the capital’s police authorities’ bid for the 2nd year in a row that they would take steps if...

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    Neighbours vexed as family parties go wild

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

    Public nuisances created by young revellers enjoying themselves through loud music in residential areas are not only affecting the health of neighbours, especially patients, elderly...

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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...