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Sound Pollution

Sound Pollution

Noise pollution serious health issue for Dhaka city residents

Excessive noise had been an irritant to the people of the capital city Dhaka, but now it has taken on even more serious proportions. The noise from the roads enters homes, hospitals, schools, offices ...

Noise pollution serious health issue for Dhaka city residents

Noise pollution hits health hard

Sound may be an important part of everyday life, but when sound becomes noise, it can negatively affect our mental and physical health. Interestingly, it is the noise we are not even aware of it, ...

Noise pollution hits health hard

‘Walking, cycling, public transport must be prioritised’

Maruf Hossain is the programme manager of Work for a Better Bangladesh (WBB) Trust. The trust has been the mainstay in organising the Car Free Street event on the first Friday of every month. It also ...

‘Walking, cycling, public transport must be prioritised’

Word and messages

The pollution of noise

Noise pollution essentially perpetrated by hydraulic horns and VIP cars is going from bad to worse. For all the signages in different zones, implementation is extremely difficult. Traffic police are ...

The pollution of noise

Deafening roads of Dhaka city

Some time back an elderly relation of mine was visiting from England and came to stay at our place. We have a small verandah where I often have my tea in the morning, read the newspapers and listen ...

Deafening roads of Dhaka city

You can't eat money!

There is a Native American adage, “Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned and the last fish been caught will we realise we cannot eat money.”Environment or development? ...

You can't eat money!
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