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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....

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    Bijon Sil for aerosol vaccine for COVID-19 beside injection

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:51pm on October 02, 2020

    Before leaving the country for Singapore on Sunday, eminent scientist Bijon Kumar Sil suggested that the government should choose nasal spray vaccine aerosol for coronavirus treatment...

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    Overhead cables replaced as underground line still incomplete

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:25am on October 02, 2020

    Overhead cables are being replaced at places around Dhaka making the city ugly again soon after the Dhaka South City Corporation cleared off the tangled...

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    Battery-run rickshaws still ply city streets raising risks

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:50am on September 26, 2020

    Battery-run rickshaws are still plying the city roads defying the High Court ban while the authorities remain indifferent to their increasing presence, raising risk of...

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    City bodies fail to sterilise dogs

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:24am on September 26, 2020

    Both city corporations in Dhaka have failed to sterilise stray dogs leading to an increase in its population over the years and are now mulling...

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    Drive against overhead cables brings woes to city people

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:03am on September 25, 2020

    Dhaka South City Corporation’s unplanned drive against overhead cables have disrupted cable television, internet and telephone services at many parts of the city causing woes...

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    Curative measures outweigh preventive ones in COVID-19 response in Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:08pm on September 21, 2020

    Curative measures outweigh preventive ones in coronavirus response in Bangladesh though ideally the government should emphasise preventive measures more, observed WaterAid country director in Bangladesh...

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    1.27 lakh migrant workers return home amid COVID-19

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:11am on September 20, 2020

    More than 1,27,000 migrant workers have so far returned and many are waiting to return to Bangladesh from different countries during the ongoing global COVID-19...