Emran Hossain

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    Thousands homeless as flood causes destruction

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:46am on July 26, 2020

    Several hundred families turned homeless overnight in northern and central Bangladesh in the face of unceasing erosion amid the continued onrush of huge volumes of...

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    Water reaches capital as flood worsens in central districts

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:08am on July 25, 2020

    Floodwaters have engulfed some of the low-lying areas in the capital as the overall flood situation worsened with rivers in central and northern Bangladesh causing...

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    Hundreds out of shelters as flood engulfs more areas in Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain with Rezaul Karim Manik in Lalmonirhat | Updated at 12:01am on July 23, 2020

    Hundreds of people were driven out of their homes or shelters as the third wave of flooding swept Bangladesh with the total number of flood...

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    Flood, rain paralyse life across Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain and Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 11:38pm on July 21, 2020

    Incessant rain over the last couple of days and worsening flood in at least in 21 districts due to a steady rise in water levels...

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    Fresh flood warned in Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain with Rezaul Karim Manik in Lalmonirhat | Updated at 12:28am on July 21, 2020

    Farmers are being forced to sell their livestock flocks at throwaway prices in the 18 flood-affected districts bracing for further deterioration in the flood situation...

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    Heavy rain upstream may worsen flood

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:34am on July 20, 2020

    Flood worsened in central Bangladesh with fresh areas going under water between Saturday and Sunday as heavy rain began upstream amid India issuing red alert...

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    Government now calls for COVID-19 tests in greater number

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:09am on July 19, 2020

    The government on Saturday requested people to get tested for COVID-19 in greater number as the daily tests have dwindled since the beginning of the...

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    Infections cross 200,000, death toll hits 2,581 in Bangladsesh

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 02:49pm on July 18, 2020

    The detection of COVID-19 patients in Bangladesh climbed to 202,066 as 2,709 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours until...

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    Move to import rice following poor boro procurement

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:10am on July 18, 2020

    Despite a surplus rice production, the food ministry has sought advice from the prime minister on importing rice saying that it may not procure enough...

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    Death toll rises to 50 as flood affects over 2.3 million

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:44am on July 18, 2020

    At least 55 people died because of floodrelated causes since June 30 as huge onrush of water from the upstream continued for 21 days until...