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    City parks, playgrounds remain off limits to residents

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:43pm on November 27, 2020

    Public entry to city parks and playgrounds has remained restricted for over three years since the contractors had fenced them for renovation. Dhaka south and...

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    Worsening air pollution adds to COVID-19 risks in Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:31pm on November 24, 2020

    The air quality in Dhaka and other cities of the country is worsening as the dry season has started amid the second wave of the...

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    Tazreen victims still cry for justice

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:32am on November 24, 2020

    Fire victims of Tazreen Fashions Ltd, a concern of Toba Group at Nishchintapur, Ashulia, still cry for compensation, rehabilitation and justice eight years after the...

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    52pc people in Bangladesh still out of basic sanitation coverage

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:52am on November 19, 2020

    Fifty-two per cent people in Bangladesh are still out of basic sanitation coverage while the remaining 48 per cent have basic sanitation but not safely...

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    3,600 families of Karail slum likely to be evicted

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:57am on November 14, 2020

    A total of 3,602 families who have been living in Karail slum for decades erecting shanties in an area of the slum next to Gulshan-Banani...

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    Water crisis in parts of city deepens

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:25am on November 08, 2020

    Prevailing water crisis in different areas in the city deepened as the Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority did not take actions to solve the...

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    Mayor Taposh unveils new plan for Dhaka

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:05am on October 25, 2020

    Dhaka South city mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh unveiled a plan to change the capital’s skyline on the banks of two major rivers — Buriganga...

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    2 lakh migrant workers return to Bangladesh amid pandemic

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:17am on October 20, 2020

    Daily, over 2,200 Bangladeshi migrant workers returned home jobless from different countries on an average last week as the pandemic continues to weaken the global...

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    DSCC receives 1.8 lakh applications

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:12am on October 09, 2020

    Dhaka South City Corporation has received only 1,83,997 applications for rickshaw licences with in October 1, the last day for the submission of applications for...

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    Many Saudi expats still in uncertainty

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:20am on October 07, 2020

    A number Bangladeshi expatriates are still in uncertainty about their return to Saudi Arabia even after the extension of their work permits, visas and holidays....