Emran Hossain

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    Many Ashrayan villages lost to river erosion

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:47pm on September 18, 2020

    At least 215 families provided shelter under Ashrayan Prakalpa, one of the prime minister’s priority projects, became homeless after rivers devoured two villages created under...

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    Titas’ drives, reconnection routine work

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:29pm on September 13, 2020

    In the past three years several thousand residents of two housing societies in the capital Dhaka’s Basila saw their illegal gas connections removed twice in...

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    Illegal gas connections raise explosion fear

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:49pm on September 06, 2020

    Tens of thousands of illegal gas connections dot the country’s gas distribution network leaving thousands of spots highly vulnerable to gas leakage and therefore to...

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    Rivers now below danger levels first time in 64 days

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:45pm on August 29, 2020

    For the first time in 64 days all major rivers in Bangladesh flowed below their danger levels at a time on Saturday as the 2nd...

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    Govt warned of coastal flood staying till winter

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:51pm on August 28, 2020

    Local government offices in the flood-affected coastal region sought relief assistance for a month after warning the government that the flood might stay until next...

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    Fish sufficiency at stake as flood causes loss of Tk 500 crore

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:58am on August 28, 2020

    Over 72,000 fish farmers have suffered nearly Tk 500 crore loss during the flood that continued to wreak havoc in parts of Bangladesh until Thursday,...

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    Flood-affected areas lie in ruin amid poor rehab

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:02am on August 27, 2020

    As many flood victims in central Bangladesh started returning home after several weeks to find their houses in ruins, hundreds of people moved to flood...

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    Thousands of Aman growers on verge of missing planting season

    Emran Hossain  | Updated at 12:16am on August 26, 2020

    Thousands of farmers are set to miss aman planting season with vast low-lying areas in northern, central and southern Bangladesh remaining under water amid forecasts...

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    Flow of public information obstructed

    Shahin Akhter and Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:58pm on August 25, 2020

    The government is out to obstruct the flow of public information to the people through some recent moves, observed governance and rights campaigners. The authorities...

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    Fresh flooding in coastal region warned

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:38am on August 25, 2020

    Yet another low has formed over the North Bay on Monday, the fourth of its kind to form this month when almost ceaseless heavy rains...