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    Dhaka’s hygiene crises threaten public health

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:23am on December 20, 2019

    Lack of safe water, sewage treatment, safe disposal of solid wastes and unavailable and affordable sanitation facilities in public spaces continue to haunt Dhaka, for...

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    Water and waste pollutions threaten city hygiene: Adil Mohammed Khan

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:16am on December 20, 2019

    Jahangirnagar University urban planning professor and also general secretary of the Bangladesh Institute of Planners Adil Mohammed Khan said that different types of pollutions around...

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    Untreated faecal matters threaten public health in Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:07am on November 01, 2019

    Inability to manage sewage poses serious health hazard for the Dhaka population. An overpopulated urban centre, which is almost bursting at the seams, is now...

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    Wastes must not be dumped, get into rivers

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

    THE Savar municipality’s unplanned and chaotic disposal of wastes of all kinds on low lands, canals and river banks is worrying as the wastes continue...

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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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    Well-planned waste disposal can save Cox’s Bazar

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 06, 2019

    THE Cox’s Bazar sea beach, the most frequented and well-known tourist location that drew 300,000 visitors in 2018, is reported to be choking with mountains...

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    Plastic packaging needs to be banned

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2019

    MANAGING plastic wastes is increasingly becoming an environmental and economic challenge, even for Bangladesh. Plastic pollution continues unabated raising serious threats to humans and animals...

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    Aminbazar landfill wastes pollute nearby water body

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:20am on September 01, 2019

    Urban waste matters are polluting the water bodies surrounding the Aminbazar landfill at Savar where Dhaka North City Corporation dumps several tonnes of municipal wastes...

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    Authorities must protect River Halda

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 21, 2019

    INDUSTRIAL wastes continue to pollute the River Halda which begins from the Badnatali Hill Range in the Chattogram Hill Tracts and flows through Fatikchari, Hathazari...

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    Asian countries turning back wealthy world's waste

    Agence France-Presse. Paris, France | Updated at 09:07am on July 31, 2019

    Several Southeast Asian countries, sick of being the wealthy world's rubbish dump, have in recent weeks turned back container-loads of waste from foreign shores.