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20 Patuakhali villages flooded by Cyclone Fani’s impact

  20 Patuakhali villages flooded by Cyclone Fani’s impact  Rajib Bose, Patuakhali Dhaka Tribune May 3rd, 2019 Flooded area of Patuakhali Dhaka Tribune The high tide caused by Fani has broken dams in several places Twenty villages in Patuakhali of Barisal have been flooded by the impact of the severe Cyclone Fani. The houses and croplands […]

The Daily Star  May 04, 2019 UP chairman’s highhanded action Destruction of trees cannot be allowed We are alarmed at the news of auctioning off some 240 live trees beside a road in a village in Lalmonirhat. Going by our report, the UP chairman and a UP member of Patgram upazila, with the help of […]

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The Daily Star May 04, 2019 Striking a balance between development and environment Development without environmental protection cannot be sustainable A construction site of the Dhaka Metro Rail Project near Rokeya Sharani. The project has been causing serious dust pollution in Dhaka. PHOTO: PALASH KHAN Naznin Tithi “Only when the last tree has been cut […]

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The Daily Star  May 04, 2019 12 lakh moved to shelters Heavy rainfall across Bangladesh; cyclone-induced storm surges hit coastal areas; 30 villages inundated as embankments breached in 3 districts People head to a cyclone shelter in Khulna’s Dacope upazila around 4:00pm yesterday as the area braces for the impact of cyclone Fani. Photo: Anisur […]

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The Daily Star May 04, 2019 Accused as an afterthought? Youth shot by police says he was framed in assault case; cops deny allegation Shaheen Mollah Twenty-year-old Shahadat Hossain Shyamol sits on the floor on the space between the elevators and stairs of the fourth floor of Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s burn unit, a gunshot-wound […]

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More media doesn’t mean a freer media Kamal Ahmed | Prothom Alo May 03, 2019       The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has selected media and democracy as its theme for this year’s World Press Freedom Day. More specifically, its theme is ‘Media for democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation’. […]

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Bangladesh, Laos declared joint champions in Bangamata Football Prothom Alo English Desk | May 03, 2019       Bangladesh and Laos have been declared the joint champions of the first edition of Bangamata U-19 Women’s International Gold Cup Football. The final, scheduled for Friday at Bangabandhu National Stadium, was cancelled due to bad weather. Senior vice-president […]

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Fani weakens further, may hit Bangladesh today Prothom Alo English Desk | May 04, 2019       Very severe cyclonic storm Fani has weakened into a severe cyclonic one and it is likely to reach Khulna and southwestern part of Bangladesh between midnight and Saturday morning, reports UNB. Fani has moved north-northeastwards, weakened further and currently […]

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