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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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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Asia News Network

DHAKA: Climate change takes toll on Bangladesh's GDP

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.

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Asia News Network

DHAKA : Weather goes haywire in Bangladesh

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.

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The Daily Star

Daulatkhan launch terminal 'risky',needs urgent repair

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.

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Russia Taday

Outrage as Saudi Arabia beheads four men in execution

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.

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The Daily Star

Dhaka 2nd worst city

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.

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The Daily Star

Provide incentives to develop skilled workforce

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.

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The Daily Star

Dhaka on Europeans' canvas

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.

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The Daily Star

After 3 years of war, Damascus 'least liveable' city

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.

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DNA India

Khaleda Zia to raise objection to National Broadcast Policy at Dhaka rally

The chief of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led 20-party alliance and former prime minister Khaleda Zia will address a rally here this afternoon to protest against the National Broadcast Policy 2014.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Daily Star

CSE suggests IPOs on merit

The Chittagong Stock Exchange yesterday urged the regulator to introduce merit-based initial public offering , as weak companies can enter the market through the existing disclosure-based method.

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The Age

Melbourne world's most liveable city

Melbourne has retained its status as the world's most liveable city for a fourth consecutive year, outscoring three other Australian cities in the top 10. The Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index found Melbourne to be ahead of 139 other cities, with the city scoring well across a range of criteria, including health care, culture ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Floods damage crops, houses

Homes go under water at Belka of Sundarganj upazila in Gaibandha as floods grip the north.

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The Telegraph

Ways to create a better neighbourhood

The recent Tripura Conclave calls for a greater role of the states in Indian foreign policy, but as responsible stakeholders, writes Subir Bhaumik Personnel of the Border Security Force and Border Guard Bangladesh greet each other on the occasion of Id-ul-Fitr in Agartala In the last few years, India has been witness to many tussles between the ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Sky is the limit

EVEN though forty two years have passed since Biman Bangladesh Airlines started operations, it is still performing very poorly.

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The Daily Star

Paeans to the Playwright

Marking the 65th birth anniversary of Natyacharya Selim Al Deen, different theatre troupes and organisations arranged a large array of programmes at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy .

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The Daily Star

Govt to boost manpower export to Malaysia

With an aim to increasing manpower export to Malaysia under the government to government arrangements, Bangladeshi and Malaysian officials will hold a meeting today in Dhaka, in which they will assess the achievements and failures of the G-to-G system, said officials.

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The Daily Star

Govt eying one-party rule: BNP

The government has started a journey towards a one-party rule by giving approval to the sixteenth amendment to the constitution which would restore the parliament's authority to impeach Supreme Court judges, a top BNP leader said today.

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The Daily Star

Nothing to panic about, Justice Khairul tells SC judges

There is no reason for the Supreme Court judges to be panicked if the parliament gets the authority to impeach the judges for their misconduct or incapacity, Bangladesh Law Commission Chairman Justice ABM Khairul Haque said today.

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Asia Times

Maritime ruling lifts Delhi-Dhaka prospects

SPEAKING FREELY Maritime ruling lifts Delhi-Dhaka prospects By Rupak Bhattacharjee Speaking Freely is an Asia Times Online feature that allows guest writers to have their say.

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