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    Destroy breeding spots: Akter Mahmud

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 02:29am on August 02, 2019

    Jahangirnagar University urban planning Professor Akter Mahmud said that the effective measure of controlling mosquito would involve destroying breeding spots. Akter, also vice-president of Bangladesh...

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    Prices of mosquito repellents go up

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:50am on August 02, 2019

    City people are facing acute crisis of mosquito repellents amid the ongoing dengue menace in which 54 people died and at least 15,369 patients were...

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    Flood forces farmers to sell cattle cheap

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:08am on July 30, 2019

    The ongoing flood that hit hard 28 districts of the country is compelling farmers to sell their cattle at low prices due to acute fodder...

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    Mad rush for blood

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:01am on July 30, 2019

    Panicked relatives of dengue patients are stressed over collecting blood from the voluntary organisations, relatives, friends and others as an acute crisis of blood intensified...

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    City footpaths multiply challenge 

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2019

    The physically challenged people cannot use the footpaths made useable for them by both city corporations in Dhaka due to the barriers set up for...

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    A collective failure of agencies: Nazrul Islam

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:06am on July 19, 2019

    Professor Nazrul Islam, an urban development expert and also honorary chairman of the Centre for Urban Studies, said that the resident of Dhaka suffer from...

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    Dhaka WASA re-excavated 20 km of 15 canals: Taqsem A Khan

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:04am on July 19, 2019

    Dhaka WASA managing director Taqsem A Khan said that Dhaka WASA has completed a massive preparation to keep Dhaka free from waterlogging this year. In...

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    No alternative to water reservoirs: Saima Rahman

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:02am on July 19, 2019

    Urban and regional planning teacher at Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, Saima Rahman, said that there was no alternative to having water reservoirs in...

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    Rain, waterlogging and the futility of government agencies

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2019

    Residents and urban planners anticipated severe waterlogging in the capital this year as the causes of the public sufferings still remain unaddressed. Urban planners are...

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    77m cubic metres of septage dumped

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on July 12, 2019

    Seventy-seven million cubic metres of liquid waste and 20.64 million tonnes of solid waste generated in river vessels and trains in a year are dumped...