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Water Supply in Dhaka: Crisis turns acute

By: Helemul Alam With the summer approaching, the water crisis in some neighbourhoods of the capital has taken a turn for the worse. Residents of Shekhertek, Kazipara, Islampur, Farmgate, Tejkunipara, Nodda, Badda, Karwan Bazar and even such affluent areas as Gulshan have been going through untold sufferings. Humayun Kabir, a resident of Gulshan, said, “The […]

by Kanak Mani Dixit In December 2011, a new Southasian news portal became available on the web – Khabar South Asia. This could have been a welcome development, given the decades-long campaign to promote Subcontinental regionalism as a means for socio-economic advancement. What was intriguing was the ‘About Us’ button, however, which let on that […]

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