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3 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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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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Daily Mail

Dramatic picture of a fireman searching for signs of life amidst...

Dramatic picture of a fireman searching for signs of life amidst the wreckage of a fire that destroyed 400 homes wins top photography award A dramatic photograph showing a fireman searching for survivors after a tragic blaze has been awarded the prestigious Environmental Photographer of the Year 2014 award.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Asia News Network

DHAKA: Unemployment the biggest challenge in Bangladesh

Nearly one-third of Bangladeshi youths are either unemployed or underemployed, leaving a large chunk of potential labour of the developing country unutilised or underutilised.

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Asia News Network

DHAKA: Bangladeshis not allowed to wed Rohingya refugees

The government has prohibited marriages between Rohingya refugees and Bangladeshis, considering that such marriages create social and cultural problems and force it to give citizenship to refugees.

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The Telegraph

Big bucks for border fence

New Delhi, July 10: The budget outlay for the Union home ministry is up by almost a fourth, with the sharpest hike relating to border projects such as the fencing of the Bangladesh border.

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The Daily Star

NBR targets Tk 4,000cr more from the rich

The National Board of Revenue will collect an additional Tk 4,000 crore from the rich this fiscal year by applying some special measures.

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Sheffield Star

Dad's joy at Asian jail release

A father-of-two has spoken of his joy at being reunited with his family back home in Sheffield after spending more than two months in jail in Bangladesh.

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Just-Style

UK: Mothercare makes Newton-Jones' CEO role permanent

Mother, baby and children's goods retailer Mothercare has appointed interim chief executive Mark Newton-Jones as its group CEO.

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The Daily Star

Mirpur DC, OC summoned over rape of garment worker

The High Court today summoned the deputy commissioner of police and officer in-charge of Mirpur Police Station to explain why they failed to detain those who raped a garment worker in the capital.

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