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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...

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    Study links unplanned agri expansion to record level methane emission

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:57am on July 16, 2020

    A global study released on Wednesday revealed that annual global emission of methane reached highest level on record in 2017, the latest year for which...

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    Flood victims face drinking water, sanitation, treatment crises

    Emran Hossain with Rezaul Karim Manik in Lalmonirhat | Updated at 01:13am on July 16, 2020

    A humanitarian crisis is looming as thousands of people gathered on embankments or at shelters without having access to sanitation and safe drinking water with...

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    Flood worsens, Teesta flows 50-yr high 

    Emran Hossain with Rezaul Karim Manik in Lalmonirhat | Updated at 01:02am on July 14, 2020

    Extremely heavy rain across the border in upstream India triggered in northern Bangladesh the worst flood in recorded history, said Water Development Board officials...

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    Thousands leave flooded areas on their own

    Emran Hossain with Rezaul Karim Manik in Lalmonirhat | Updated at 11:24pm on July 12, 2020

    Swelling rivers caused thousands of people to move away from their homes as their flood ordeal continued while they alleged a complete absence of government...

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    Over a million marooned overnight

    Emran Hossain  | Updated at 12:23am on July 12, 2020

    After ten northern districts got freshly flooded with huge onrush of water from the upstream, thousands were evacuated to flood shelters or moved onto embankments...

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    Death toll reaches 26 as flood worsens

    Emran Hossain with Rezaul Karim Manik in Lalmonirhat | Updated at 11:52pm on July 10, 2020

    A seven-year-old boy was washed away by the Teesta River in Rangpur Friday afternoon raising the death toll from flood to 26 in the past...

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    Emergency shelters opened as flood worsens

    Emran Hossain with Rezaul Karim Manik in Lalmonirhat | Updated at 01:01am on July 10, 2020

    Bangladesh on Thursday decided to open emergency flood shelters in 23 districts as the country braced for a rapid worsening of the flood situation over...

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    COVID-19 claims 46, infects 3,489 more in Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 02:56pm on July 08, 2020

    Forty-six people died of COVID-19 and 3,489 tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Bangladesh in the past 24 hours till 8:00am Wednesday. The figures...

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    Erosion wipes four villages off north

    Emran Hossain with Rezaul Karim Manik in Lalmonirhat | Updated at 12:53am on July 08, 2020

    Erosion has wiped four villages off the map of northern Bangladesh as five flood-affected northern districts continued to lose land to rivers that are now...

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