Dhaka's Pollution Focus

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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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    Outcry as guidebooks turn epidemic

    | Updated at 02:59am on October 19, 2018

    Teachers and guardians have expressed serious concerns about the widespread use of guidebook and sought immediate steps to stop the menace in order to save...

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    Law banning guidebook remains on paper: Siddiqur Rahman

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 02:31am on October 19, 2018

    Law and a High Court order prohibiting printing, import, sale and marketing of notebooks and guidebooks by and large remain on paper as rampant uses...

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    Guidebooks killing students’ creativity

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 02:28am on October 19, 2018

    Increasing availability of banned guidebooks and notebooks amid lacklustre monitoring remains an impediment to fostering creative and thinking faculties among the learners as one of...

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    Housing for all still a dream

    | Updated at 02:08am on October 12, 2018

    Housing is treated as the basic and constitutional right of the people in Bangladesh. As a signatory of several national and international policy documents, Bangladesh...

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    Ctg people still struggle for a house

    Ferdous Ara | Updated at 01:24am on October 12, 2018

    Most of Chattogram people have to struggle hard to get their dream apartment or plot as their ability does not match the ever increasing price....

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    Adequate housing eludes most people in country

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:22am on October 12, 2018

    Almost five decades after the country earned its independence, adequate affordable housing still eludes most of its citizens as rich-poor divide keeps widening....

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    Freedom of press, expression heading towards bleak future

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:06am on October 05, 2018

    Journalists and freethinkers are of the opinion that the Digital Security Bill passed by Jatiya Sangsad on September 19 poses a threat to the right...

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    US, EU, rights groups want Digital Security Bill changed

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2018

    The United States, the European Union and other local and international rights groups want Bangladesh government to bring about changes to Digital Security Bill to...

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    Ministers defend Digital Security Bill as others for dropping repressive sections

    Mohiuddin Alamgir and Ahammad Foyez | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2018

    Passage of the Digital Security Bill by Parliament drew huge criticism from journalists and freethinkers....