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4 min ago | The Daily Star

Ghulam Azam shifted to CCU

This January 11, 2013 photo shows law enforcers taking Ghulam Azam inside a prison van in front of Dhaka Central Jail just before he was taken to BSMMU prison cell.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Daily Star

Abe visit as a catalyst for Bangladesh's "Look East Policy"

IT is difficult to overemphasise the economic significance and opportunity for Bangladesh presented by the upcoming State Visit to Dhaka by Japanese PM Shinzo Abe on September 6 and 7. The Honourable PM Hasina concluded a successful trip to Japan in May and secured commitments from the Japanese Government for up to Y 600bn in economic assistance ... (more)

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The Telegraph

Dhaka allows river staircase

Silchar, Sept. 1: The Awami League government in Bangladesh has given New Delhi permission to build a civil construction within the 150-metre radius of the no-man's land on the border of the district headquarters town of Karimganj, 54km west of this town, across the border river of Kushiara.

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The Washington Post

How minor parties help address climate change

Day laborers struggle to navigate their boat due to water Hyacinth plants taking over the water's surface in the Buriganga River in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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The Daily Star

a Grand Celebration of Performing Arts

The Ganga Jamuna Theatre Festival has been held over the years to facilitate cultural exchange between India and Bangladesh, and to strengthen the bonds between the two countries.

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The Daily Star

Salauddin Ahmed performs at IGCC

Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre organised an evening of Nazrul Sangeet by Salauddin Ahmed, an exponent of Nazrul songs on August 29, at its Gulshan premises.

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The Daily Star

Coping with Ebola crisis

Sergeant KM Mehedi Hasan of Special Weapons And Tactics of Dhaka Metropolitan Police was elated to learn that he had been selected to participate in a United Nations peacekeeping mission.

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Reuters

Fitch Teleconf: Bangladesh Assigned Inaugural International Rating by Fitch

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE, August 31 Fitch Ratings has for the first time assigned international ratings to the Bangladesh sovereign and invites market participants to join a teleconference on Bangladesh's rating outlook at 4pm HK/Singapore on Wednesday, 3 September 2014.

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The Daily Star

Judges' impeachment move - not in people's interest': Dr Kamal

In this file photo taken on August 31 last year, eminent jurist Dr Kamal Hossain speaks at a meeting at Bangladesh Institute of Law and International Affairs auditorium in Dhaka.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Asia News Network

DHAKA: Migration keeps poverty at bay, says study

International migration plays a significant role in poverty reduction, a recent study by the Refugee and Migratory Movement Research Unit found.

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The Daily Star

So battered with potholes

A pool of water accumulated on the potholed and muddy road from Postogola, Dhaka, to Pagla, Naryanganj.

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The Daily Star

Floods affect over 20 lakh

Flood affected people of Rohodoha area in Sariakandi upazila, Bogra are moving whatever they can from their inundated houses.

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The Daily Star

Bangladesh to seek time frame from Myanmar

Dhaka will seek a specific time frame from Nay Pyi Taw for repatriation of over 30,000 Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh living in two refugee camps in Cox's Bazar during a foreign secretary level meeting in Dhaka today.

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The Daily Star

Chaos at BCL rally venue

Two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League threw chairs to each other following an altercation over seating arrangement just before its rally began at Suhrawardi Uddyan in Dhaka this afternoon.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Islamists' strike hits Bangladesh over gruesome murder

Transport services in Bangladesh ground to a halt on Sunday as Islamists enforced a nationwide strike to protest at the murder of a television star who presented popular Islamic shows.

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The Daily Star

Alim's body handed over to family after autopsy

The body of convicted war criminal Abdul Alim, who died of cancer yesterday, was handed over to his family members after his autopsy this afternoon.

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Post-gazette.com

In Bangladesh's garment factories, workers face an uphill battle for better safety

Labor organizer Tuhin Chowdury got a call from a woman he knew only as "Lovely" in April 2013.

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The Daily Star

Pickets halt train for 1hr in Chandpur

Office going people wait for vehicles on Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue in capital's Farmgate area, which used to be a busy neighbourhood in working days, during eight-hour shutdown called by Islami Chhatra Sena on Sunday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Times of Oman

Jailed former Bangladesh minister dies

Dhaka: An elderly former Bangladesh minister who was sentenced to life in prison for war crimes during the 1971 independence struggle died on Saturday after a prolonged illness, an official said.

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MYREPUBLICA.com

SAARC body proposes reducing regional centers to five

A two-day South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Programming Committee meeting that concluded in Kathmandu Saturday has proposed keeping only five of the total 11 Regional Centers.

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