Mobile towers’ radiation poses threat hazards

An in-depth study of the impact of radiation emanating from cellphone towers on human health and environment is yet to be conducted in the country, even though the number
of cellphone towers established by different operators has increased significantly in the last few years, following the expansion of mobile networks on a large

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Consumers subjected to ‘serious health risks’

Millions of residents in Old Town of Dhaka are exposed to serious health risks such as cancer through the water supplied to them by the Water Supply and Sewerage Authority, according to experts.
The water used by many living in Old Town comes from the River Buriganga and is treated at the Chandnighat Water Treatment Plant, installed in 1874, which experts say is not equipped to treat the highly contaminated water containing untreated chemical wastes and other kinds of sewage.
Public health experts also claim that the presence of toxic heavy

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