Sadiqur Rahman

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    Firoz Mahmud’s rendezvous with history

    by Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 03:31am on November 09, 2018

    Firoz Mahmud, a New York-based Bangladeshi artist has chosen to narrate historical events and their social, political and economical impacts on the common people as...

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    Dolphins dwindling for water pollution, illegal netting

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 02:02am on November 09, 2018

    Growing commercial activities, water pollution, increase in salinity in the coastal areas and illegal netting are contributing to decrease in dolphin population in the country....

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    Rapid habitat loss threatens wildlife

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 02:00am on November 09, 2018

    Rapid industrialisation coupled with unplanned urbanisation encroaching on forest and wetlands has been wiping out wild animals and birds from their habitats in Bangladesh. Besides,...

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    Repatriation likely from mid-Nov

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury and Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on October 31, 2018

    Bangladesh and Myanmar on Tuesday agreed to begin the repatriation of the forcibly displaced Rohingyas to their homeland Rakhine by mid-November....

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    Safe drinking water still elusive for Dhaka citizens

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 04:16am on October 26, 2018

    People in Dhaka have been facing waterborne health threats as they are yet to be provided with safe water....

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    Pollutions leave Dhaka city in sorry state

    Sadiqur Rahman and Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 04:15am on October 26, 2018

    The Global Liveability Index 2018 has ranked Dhaka as the second least liveable city of the world, closely following the war-ravaged Syria’s Damascus....

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    Selina Hossain writer & more

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 02:49am on October 26, 2018

    Selina Hossian, with a 54-year writing career in the background, now looks forward to delving deep into the issue of being refugees, being uprooted from...

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    Encroachments threaten Bhawal National Forest

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:34am on October 25, 2018

    Bhawal National Park is threatened by encroachments...

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    A life given over to music

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on October 12, 2018

    Eminent traditional folk song exponent Kiran Chandra Roy has dedicated his life to the worship of music so ardently that his identity as a musician...

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    Spinning life out of words

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2018

    Hasan Azizul Huq, one of the most powerful writers of the contemporary Bangla literature, often regrets that the present day children, especially those in the...