Transboundary flow pollutes Dhaka air By ANM Mohibub Uz Zaman | Last Updated: 19th January, 2021, 22:37

Particulate-matter pollutants sweep Dhaka city from South Asia throughout dry, monsoon and winter seasons through different routes, ESDO has found in a recent study

Transboundary flow pollutes Dhaka air

Rohingya Crisis: Unicef wants urgent action in 4 key areas Rohingya Crisis: Unicef wants urgent action in 4 key areas

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Sherpur’s Nakla UZ chairman found dead Sherpur’s Nakla UZ chairman found dead

Police suspect that Manir might have committed suicide


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The accident takes place when a Chittagong-bound bus of Saudia Paribahan, coming from Dhaka, dashed a truck from behind


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The maritime ports of Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted local cautionary signal no three


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Rab members recover three pistols and 2 lakh pieces of Yaba pills from the scene


Ninth Developing-8 Summit in Istanbul today Ninth D-8 Summit in Istanbul today

D-8 countries are Bangladesh, Egypt, Indonesia, Iran, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan and Turkey


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The one-hour admission test beginning at 10:00am has been conducted in 86 centres all over the city


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All fishing boat and trawler over North Bay and deep sea have been advised to remain close to the coast and proceed with caution


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49 schools in Bhedorganj, 31 in Gosairhat, 41 in Naria, 48 in Sadar, 27 in Damudya and 53 in Jajira upazilas are functioning without headmasters


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“All the allegations brought in the case are quite imaginary and totally fabricated ones" the BNP chief says


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Mosharraf says the government will build 10,000 mini-flats to accommodate slum dwellers



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The minister also highlights the various legislative changes introduced by the government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina over the last eight years


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The Health Secretary, the Inspector General of Police and the Social Welfare Ministry have been made respondents to the rule


LDP wants army deployment during election LDP wants army deployment during election

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Broadband to go to every union within next year: Joy

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The ICT Division is implementing a project named "Development of National ICT Infra-Network for Bangladesh Government (Info-Government Phase-3)"


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The BNP chief, who is facing arrest warrants in three cases, returned home from the UK on Wednesday afternoon after over a three-month stay there


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Upazila Awami League joint secretary Md Lulu Mia filed the case against Alim Molla after his denial of removal the post


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The case is still pending with Dhaka First Additional District and Sessions Judges Court due to non-appearance of prosecution witnesses


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PayPal to start operation Thursday PayPal to start operation Thursday

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Leaders and activists of BNP and its associate bodies assemble in front of the road opposite to the airport holding banners and placards


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