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    People take antibiotics like taking puffed rice

    | Updated at 12:08am on March 15, 2019

    Bangladesh Health Rights Movement president Rashid-e-Mahbub says that the people of Bangladesh take antibiotics like taking puffed rice.He says the country lacks proper mechanism about...

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    Antibiotic resistance poses health catastrophe

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:07am on March 15, 2019

    The people of Bangladesh are on the verge of a health catastrophe due to the rising trend of antibiotic resistance, says Dhaka University pharmaceutical technology...

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    Antibiotic resistance growing

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 12:01am on March 15, 2019

    A growing trend of antibiotic resistance has put the health of Bangladeshis under serious threats.The surge in antibiotic resistance, mostly caused by high rates of...

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    Traffic sergeant Panna Akter finds her job challenging

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:00am on March 08, 2019

    The story of Panna Akter, one of the first batch women traffic sergeants working in Bangladesh Police, is both challenging and encouraging...

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    Tahmina Banu: A paediatric surgeon with a Midas touch

    Ferdous Ara | Updated at 12:00am on March 08, 2019

    No children with surgical problems will be left untreated, with this vision professor Tahmina Banu have been helping hundreds of children with birth defects so...

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    Hardwork, govt policies help achieve top-ranking position: secy in-charge Rownaq Jahan

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:00am on March 08, 2019

    Hard work coupled with women-friendly policies of the government helped her achieving top-ranking position in the civil administration, said Rownaq Jahan, secretary-in-charge of the Ministry...

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    Old Dhaka fires: a high price for collective callousness

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2019

    Chemical is unavoidable in today’s world. For different purposes people need to use chemicals. To meet public demand we need different types of chemicals. Some...

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    Wake-up calls go unheeded

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2019

    Repeated deadly accidents could not stop chemical business continuing illegally in old Dhaka residential area for decades....

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    We need re-development for old Dhaka

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2019

    Illegal businesses like plastic and polythene factories and chemical businesses expanded drastically in the past couple of decades in the older part of 400-year-old Dhaka...