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    Water scarcity, disruption in supply unacceptable

    | Updated at 12:00am on May 05, 2021

    WATER scarcity and disruption in supply in different parts in Dhaka, which appears to have become commonplace, comes as more worrying in Ramadan and amidst...

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    Water crisis hits parts of city amid Ramadan, pandemic

     Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:02am on May 04, 2021

    Water scarcity became acute in parts of the capital city in the dry season causing immense suffering to the residents in this time of Ramadan...

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    Protection of fountains, streams demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:40am on May 04, 2021

    Researchers and ethnic minority rights activists on Monday demanded that the government should protect fountains and streams in hills to minimise recurring water crisis in...

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    CUET holds webinar on water

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on March 24, 2021

    Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology held a webinar titled Valuing Water marking World Water Day on Monday. Vice-chancellor M Rafiqul Alam was the chief...

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    DWASA board opposes water tariff hike amid pandemic

    Staff Correspondent   | Updated at 07:28pm on March 23, 2021

    Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority board in a virtual meeting on Tuesday opposed the proposal for water tariff hike for residential and commercial use....

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    Save rivers for water security, biodiversity: Environmentalists

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:17am on March 23, 2021

    Green activists and academics at a discussion on Monday asked the government to take pragmatic actions to save the rivers across the country for ensuring...

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    Water governance must be improved

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 23, 2021

    ON THE occasion of World Water Day on Monday experts in the sector expressed deep concern about the surface and ground water contamination. Unless the...

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    Pollution risks water safety in Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:43am on March 22, 2021

    Surface and underground water sources are getting contaminated fast in Bangladesh as the agencies remained indifferent about the protection of freshwater reservoirs. Academics and green...

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    Bangladesh protests at Mohananda water withdrawal by India

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:04am on March 18, 2021

    The signing of instruments on the sharing of water of the Teesta and six other rivers will not be discussed during the visit of Indian...

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    WASA failure to supply safe water continues

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 15, 2021

    CONSUMERS of Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority yet again complain that the supply water is not safe for direct consumption. People living in Old...