" Actually we started this drive before the Nimtoli tragedy, which sped up our activities. Now it will continue till all chemicals godowns and factories are shifted elsewhere."
deputy director of Fire Service department
about a raid on warehouses and factories in the old part of the city for flammable materials.
"We will do everything to make the hartal a success."
ALI AHSAN MOHAMMAD MOJAHEED
" We received signal from government high-ups to resume Facebook access."
Bangladesh Telecom Regulatory Commission.
"If this continues, a part of the Sundarbans may be lost. This danger is knocking at the door."
chief minister of the Indian state of West Bengal.
He has also said, “Areas in the Sundarbans like Basanti and Gosaba in our state have been affected by the rise in the water level of the Bay of Bengal due to global warming. The same fate awaits a part of Bangladesh.”
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