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No progress in relocating chemical warehouses By Sohel Hossain Patwary | Last Updated: 23rd February, 2019, 00:00

The government authorities are yet to make any visible progress in relocating risky chemical warehouses from the overpopulated and commercial old part of Dhaka despite frequent fire tragedies in workplaces.…

No progress in relocating
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return home after serving jail  in India
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