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5 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Drawing lines in the water

An international tribunal's award last week on the maritime territorial dispute between India and Bangladesh and its acceptance by Delhi and Dhaka should set the stage for substantive regional maritime cooperation in the Bay of Bengal.

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9 hrs ago | The Nation

Onyx group plans to run many more hotels

Onyx Hospitality Group, one of the biggest Thai hotel-management firms, plans to raise its presence among global players by operating 15 more hotels domestically and overseas over the next three years.

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13 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

PM for prompt action to launch Bangabandhu Satellite by Mar 2017

Expressing her dissatisfaction over the slow pace of work regarding the country's first satellite, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked the officials concerned to take more prompt actions to launch Bangabandhu Satellite to orbit by March 2017.

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17 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Great Cities are Born FilthyBy Will Doig

London is not a big city . By global standards, it's a fairly calm, quiet, orderly place of medium size that functions fairly well most days.

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18 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Shopping gets easy with Bajaree.com

Shopping of groceries and daily essentials in Dhaka is really a gruesome chore. The long hours of traffic, wandering in the mud and puddles, haggling over price etc are just not worth your time, right? That is why Bajaree.com is here.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Daily Star

Highway repair by July 20

All the roads and highways of the country will be made fit for the smooth movement of vehicles by July 20 to ease the journey of homebound passengers ahead of Eid, Communications Minister Obaidul Quader said yesterday.

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Denton Record-Chronicle

DVD reviews: Water, water everywhere

"Watermark," a documentary by Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky, brings together stories from around the world about humankind's relationship with water.

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The Daily Star

Protection of Jamdani

Geographical Indicative Products Act 2013 was passed in the National Parliament in November 2013.

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The Daily Star

Rail, water ways should also be developed

The government should develop rail and water ways sectors instead of only focusing on road communications in a bid to ensure overall development of the communications system, said environmentalists and right activists at a discussion yesterday.

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The Daily Star

"Badh": The struggle of life

As part of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy's annual drive to produce new plays countrywide, the Theatre and Drama Department of the Dhaka unit of BSA premiered their production "Badh" at the National Theatre Hall on Friday.

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The Daily Star

Through the Eyes of Shampa Reza

Childhood From a very young age, I have loved every bit of difference, every thought of being born.

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The Daily Star

Native fish species disappearing fast

The indigenous fish species, particularly the small ones, are facing extinction on the basin of the Old Brahmaputra River for a host of reasons, especially habitat loss, according to experts.

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The Daily Star

Inflation drops to a 17-month low

Inflation slipped below 7 percent for the first time since January 2013 on the back of big drops in food prices.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Daily Star

Turag close to death

Grabbers have fenced off a section of the Turag river near Kamarpara on the outskirts of the capital and are filling it up with sand using dredgers.

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Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, Asia, Natural Disasters, Flood, Religion, Islam

The Daily Star

Misplaced Empathies

Only last week a man in Dhaka found himself in the midst of some Brazilian fanatic fans, and he said out of jest, "Brazil Bhua ", an expression not taken seriously in our society.

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The Daily Star

To Mother, With Love

For more than 14 years, Didar Islam lived the American dream working as an electrical engineer for top companies.

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The Daily Star

Dhaka condemns Israeli attacks in Gaza

Israeli soldiers work on their Merkava tanks in an army deployment area near Israel's border with the Gaza Strip on July 11. Photo: Getty Images Bangladesh has strongly condemned the Israeli aggression and called for an immediate cessation of its atrocities on civilians in Gaza.

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The Daily Star

Leaving for Beirut

On a winter night in 1981, Momen left for Beirut. When I met him the day before, his 17-year-old eyes twinkled with the excitement of joining the Palestine Liberation Organisation .

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The Daily Star

Deported Bangladeshi workers from Oman arrive

Over a hundred Bangladeshi workers, who were reportedly deported by the Omani authorities, arrived at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital this morning.

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Nerve News

11 killed in Bangladesh bus accident

At least 11 people were killed and 20 injured Friday when an iout-of-control bus ran over pedestrians and then fell into a roadside ditch in Bangladesh.

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