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43 min ago | The Daily Star
Hajera Khatun breaks down in tears at the Dhaka airport yesterday over the coffin bearing the body of her son, Faruk Khan, killed in Monday's accident at a construction site in Malaysia.
4 hrs ago | CPJ Press Freedom Online
5 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
Melbourne tops the ranking as the world's most pleasant city to live in for the fourth year running, but an Economist Intelligence Unit poll also finds that turmoil in Ukraine and the Middle East have pushed other cities down the list.
5 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Bangladesh with more than 30 lakh hearing impaired people, lacks adequate opportunities for learning sign language.
Everyone thought they were dead, as they lay like corpses on the spot of the August 21 grenade attack.
Swelling rivers in the country's north inundated fresh areas yesterday, leaving more people displaced and houses, schools, croplands submerged.
"We are proud to be contributing to Bangladesh's food security efforts as Canadian wheat is some of the best quality in the world," said Heather Cruden, Canadian high commissioner in Dhaka.
The admission tests for medical and dental colleges for the 2014-15 academic session will be held on October 24. The decision was taken at a meeting held at the health ministry in the capital today, Directorate General of Health Services ABM Abdul Hannan conformed this to Bangla daily Prothom Alo today.
The Fire and Rescue Department's tweeted the photo on Tuesday showing a K-9 unit at the site.
Bangladesh could lose more than 9 per cent of its gross domestic product by the end of this century due to the impact of climate change, says the Asian Development Bank.
In just three days beginning Friday, Teknaf in the southern part of Bangladsh has experienced 482 millimetres of rain, exceeding what is usual for the whole of August.
Birshreshtho Mostafa Kamal Launch Terminal in Daulatkhan upazila under the district is in dire need of repair as around 1500 passengers daily use it for going to and from different areas including Dkaka and Noakhali.
ARCHIVE PHOTO: Members of Magic Movement, a group of young Bangladeshis, stage a mock execution scene in protest of Saudi Arabia beheading of eight Bangladeshi workers in front of National Museum in Dhaka October 15, 2011.
Dhaka has been ranked as the second least liveable city among the world's 140 cities in this year's Global Liveability Index released by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Manish Pandey, director of Swisscontact's South Asia regional office, speaks at a conference organised by the SkillFUL project team at The Daily Star Centre in Dhaka yesterday.
In 1808, Charles D'Oyly, Collector of Dhaka, wrote to Warren Hastings, "I shall offer you as companions, a few of the ruins of the city of Dacca which are exquisite for their magnificent elegance " About a hundred years of British rule by the East India Company saw many European painters finding their way to India.
Buildings damaged during battles between Syrian troops and rebels stand along an empty street in Mliha, some 10 kilometers southeast of downtown Damascus, Syria August 15, 2014.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 05:08 pm
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