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    DNCC declares Tk 4,506cr budgets for 2020-21

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:10am on July 21, 2020

    Dhaka North City Corporation on Monday announced its annual budget of Tk 4,506.75 crore for 2020-21 fiscal year keeping Tk 70 crore for mosquito control and Tk 100...

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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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    A degrading government failure of a non-biodegradable issue

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2020

    THE plastic wastes piled up blocking the opening of a canal onto the River Buriganga in Purba Rasulpur of Kamrangirchar in Dhaka, as it has...

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    DSCC launches community ambassador programme

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:34pm on November 19, 2019

    Dhaka South City Corporation on Tuesday launched the community ambassador programme to monitor its waste management, street lights, mosquito control, road renovation and...

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    Solid wastes cause growing concern for habitat

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:14am on October 07, 2019

    With very limited waste management facilities in both urban and rural areas in the country, Bangladesh will observe today the World Habitat Day 2019, looking...

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    Sylhet, Manchester sign memo on development

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:00am on October 06, 2019

    Sylhet City Corporation signed a memorandum of understanding with the Manchester City of the United Kingdom to work together for development in deferent sectors including...

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    Give special focus on waste management in setting up industries: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:15am on September 02, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday reassured the business community of extending all sorts of support to their any necessity, urging them to set up...

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    Savar leather estate waste treatment must be shored up

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    A POORLY functional and incomplete central effluent treatment plant at the Savar Leather Estate has left the River Dhaleswari and its environment to be polluted,...

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    Govt must manage railway, waterway septage

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

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

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    Zero waste: the global plastics crisis

    Graham Peebles | Updated at 12:00am on June 21, 2019

    PLASTIC pollution is everywhere. It litters beaches, clogs up oceans, chokes marine life, is ingested by seabirds that then starve to death, and has even...