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15 min ago | The Daily Star

Flood heading for Dhaka from North

A home is being dismantled, put on a boat and moved to dry land at Char Gobordhan in Aditmari of Nilphamari yesterday.

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15 min ago | The Daily Star

the Literary Great Remembered

A two-day programme marking the 65th birth anniversary of Natyacharya Selim Al Deen at Zila Shilpakala Academy auditorium concluded on August 19. The Mymensingh segment of the celebrations was jointly organised by Swapnadol, a drama troupe from Dhaka and Mymensingh Zila Shilpakala Academy.

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15 min ago | The Daily Star

Safety flaws pose risk

The private airline United Airways Bangladesh Ltd has been operating flights despite some safety flaws, posing risks to passengers, say officials of the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh.

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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

2 held with 64 gold bars in Shahjalal, Kamalapur

Railway Police recovered the gold bars and detained a young man at Kamalapur Railway Station on Friday.

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7 hrs ago | DNA India

Anup Chetia willing to be repatriated to India: Report

ULFA leader Anup Chetia, currently in jail in Bangladesh, has expressed willingness to be repatriated to India -- where he is wanted for murder, abductions and extortion -- if there were no legal complications, a media report said on Friday.

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11 hrs ago | Google Sightseeing

My 200th Post - A Look Back

My first post was about the National Assembly Building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a city I had recently visited.

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13 hrs ago | The Daily Star

the Desire of Taste Buds

'Want to have fuchka ?' How many of you were licking your lips after reading this line? If it was me, my heart would leap every time I come across the word ' fuchka '.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Daily Star

Zia family behind attack

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, before the Awami League central office on Bangabandhu Avenue yesterday, consoles victims of the grenade attack on August 21, 2004 on a rally of the then opposition Awami League.

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Stars and Stripes

US Army-Bangladesh exercise hones earthquake disaster response

Col. Mohammad Tawhid-Ul-Islam of the Bangladesh Armed Forces Division delivers a presentation on the Dhaka City Earthquake Contingency Response Plan on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, the opening day of the Pacific Resilience Disaster Relief Exercise and Exchange in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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The Daily Star

Back home dead

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.

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CPJ Press Freedom Online

Police raid newspaper office, arrest editor in Bangladesh

Bangladeshi authorities should immediately release the editor of a daily newspaper who has been held for two days without charge, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Iol.co.za

The world's most liveable cities

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.

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The Daily Star

The Silent Conversation

Bangladesh with more than 30 lakh hearing impaired people, lacks adequate opportunities for learning sign language.

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Iol.co.za

Thirteen charged over deadly Dhaka attack

A Bangladesh court on Thursday charged 13 Islamists with murder over a 2001 bomb blast at a political rally in Dhaka that left five people dead.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Daily Star

Back from death, only to suffer

Everyone thought they were dead, as they lay like corpses on the spot of the August 21 grenade attack.

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The Daily Star

Flood in North worsening

Swelling rivers in the country's north inundated fresh areas yesterday, leaving more people displaced and houses, schools, croplands submerged.

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The Daily Star

Wheat imports from Canada on the rise

"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.

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The Daily Star

MBBS, BDS admission tests Oct 24

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.

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The Daily Star

Bodies of 3 Bangladeshi workers to arrive from Malaysia tomorrow

The Fire and Rescue Department's tweeted the photo on Tuesday showing a K-9 unit at the site.

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Big News Network.com

Bangladesh police arrest son of sunken ferry owner

Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion Friday arrested the son of the owner of passenger ferry that capsized earlier this month in the Padma river, leaving at least 46 people dead and 61 others still missing.

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