Buriganga cleansing drive comes to nought

The cleansing drive in the River Buriganga has proved futile as the authorities concerned failed to stop discharge by active polluting sources which are still dumping 25,000 tonnes of untreated wastes and 60,000 cubic metres of toxic chemicals into the river everyday, reports NewAge.
The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority began its much-vaunted Buriganga cleansing operation in January to remove around 300 tonnes of garbage from the riverbed at a cost of Tk 24.9 crore.
Locals and people concerned have

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Woman who wears size triple zero clothes

Lizzie Velasquez, a 21-year-old college student in Austin, Texas who suffers from a rare and undiagnosed syndrome that prevents her from putting on weight, has to eat every 15 minutes in order to stay alive.
Velasquez wears triple-zero sized clothing, and has almost zero percent body fat. She eats 60 small meals a day and almost never gains weight. Consuming between 5,000 and 8,000 calories daily, the communications student has never tipped over

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Dhaka Bank joins BRAC Bank-led shared ATM network

Dhaka Bank Limited recently joined omnibus, a platform of shared automated teller machine and point of sales networks led by BRAC Bank Limited.
BRAC Bank managing director and chief executive officer Syed Mahbubur Rahman and Dhaka Bank managing director Khondker Fazle Rashid signed an agreement in the city in this connection,

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Dhaka University Day today

Today is the 89th founding anniversary of the University of Dhaka, the premier public university of the country.
With the theme of this year ‘Higher Education for Building Digital Bangladesh’, hundreds of former and present students, teachers and employees will celebrate the day called Dhaka University Day,

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