Rashad Ahamad

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    Rifat could not hold onto mother’s hand

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:08am on June 30, 2020

    Rifat Rahman had no such traumatic memory in his 19 years of life which he gained on Monday. He was travelling on the Morning Bird...

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    32 dead as launch with 50 passengers sinks near Bangladesh capital

    Shahin Akhter and Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:37am on June 29, 2020

    At least 32 people were killed and many went missing as a launch with around 50 passengers capsized after a second launch crashed into it...

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    30 cattle markets proposed for capital amid health concerns

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:46am on June 27, 2020

    Dhaka South and Dhaka North City Corporations asked tenders to prefer 30 cattle markets in the capital for selling cattle before Eid-ul-Azha amid the COVID-19...

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    Families leaving Dhaka as coronavirus crisis hits livelihood

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:40am on June 27, 2020

    Many city dwellers belonging to the lower-income group in the capital have started to leave Dhaka for village homes as the COVID-19 epidemic has either...

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    No COVID-19 waste management in Bangladesh yet

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:46pm on June 22, 2020

    The government is yet to ensure a safe management of the COVID-19 wastes, increasing infection risks and environmental hazards in the highly-infected Dhaka and other...

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    DGDA yet to decide GK COVID-19 test kit fate

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:03am on June 19, 2020

    The Directorate General of Drug Administration is yet to decide whether to approve Gonoshasthaya Kendra’s Rapid Dot Blot Kit for testing COVID-19 that Bangabandhu Sheikh...

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    GK COVID-19 testing kit not effective: BSMMU

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:14pm on June 17, 2020

    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University on Wednesday said that the COVID-19 Rapid Dot Blot Immunoassay Kit submitted by Gonoshasthaya Kendra could not successfully detect COVID-19-infected...

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    Red zone declaration process in a mess

    Ershad Kamol and Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:34am on June 17, 2020

    A series of uncoordinated instructions passed by the government agencies for restricting COVID-19 contamination in the past three days unsettled the public mind while the...

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    BSMMU submits report to DGDA

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 09:20pm on June 16, 2020

    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University submitted performance report on Gonoshasthaya Kendra’s COVID-19 testing Rapid Dot Blot kit to the Directorate General of Drug Administration on...

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    General holiday for red zones in Bangladesh announced

    Ershad Kamol and Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 05:10pm on June 15, 2020

    The government on Monday extended the limited-scale operations of all offices and public transports on conditions till June 30 across the country and announced general...