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    Residents in parts of Dhaka city face acute water crisis

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:22am on April 10, 2017

    Residents in some parts of Dhaka city have been facing acute shortage of water as the Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority failed to provide...

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    WASAs lack sewage treatment efficiency

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:06am on March 22, 2017

    Water Supply and Sewerage Authorities in the country’s major cities still lack sewage treatment efficiency, raising concerns as almost all untreated wastewater generated there pollutes...

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    Bangladesh lags far behind in renewable wood energy

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:57am on March 21, 2017

    Bangladesh is going to observe International Day of Forest today with a campaign styled ‘more heat with less wood’ when it has far less than...

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    No conservation action plan for 386 threatened animal species

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:14am on March 14, 2017

    Out of 390 threatened animal species the government took no conservation action plan for 386 species raising serious concern among experts...

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    Writers, publishers drive sales through social media

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:19am on February 28, 2017

    Increasingly more writers and publishers have been resorting to social media sites, especially facebook, to increase sales of their books during Ekushey Book Fair this...

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    Many find books on daily life worth buying

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:36am on February 27, 2017

    Books on issues relating to daily life like health, food and career are among the types most sought for besides novels, short stories, poems and...

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    Memoirs make a good sale

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:46am on February 26, 2017

    At least 60 new memoirs by famous personalities engaged in politics, literature, publishing, cinema, sports and social activities hit the stalls at Ekushey Book Fair...

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    Book lovers’ last weekend rush

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:41am on February 25, 2017

    Thousands of book enthusiasts poured into Ekushey Book Fair on its last Friday to purchase preferred titles to add to their year’s collection...

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    Books on folklore dig into roots

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:42am on February 24, 2017

    Books offering a mix of folk literature, music, dance, drama, food, medicine, crafts, and popular religion abound at the Ekushey Book Fair for people curious...

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    Bookworms make a day of it

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 01:45am on February 23, 2017

    Almost all the visitors on the 22nd day of Ekushey Book Fair bought the books of their choice they had made earlier from the catalogues...