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  1. 5 more 'drug dealers' killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    Five more people, including a female, were shot dead in the last four days, in what police claimed were mostly incidents of feuds between various drug-dealing factions. Of the five, police claimed two were killed in Jessore in a "gunfight" between two groups of drug traders early Friday and yesterday.

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  2. 3 killed in Sirajganj road crashRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 3 | The Daily Star

    Three people were killed and three others injured in a head-on collision between a truck and a covered van on Dhaka-Bogra highway in Raiganj upazila of Sirajganj this morning. The deceased were identified as Rashidul Islam, 24, Abdur Rahman, 32, and Alamin Hossain, 22, hailing from Sariakandi upazila of Bogra.

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  3. On again, 7 years afterRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 2 | The Daily Star

    The government will set aside around Tk 500 crore in the next budget to bring new private secondary educational institutions under the Monthly Pay Order scheme which has been suspended for the last seven years. Finance Minister AMA Muhith earlier this month hinted that around 1,000 new institutions would be enlisted, but a top finance ministry official dealing with the issue yesterday said this number would be the highest ceiling.

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  4. Zia's death anniversary todayRead the original story

    Tuesday May 29 | The Daily Star

    The BNP is observing the 37th death anniversary of its founder and former president Ziaur Rahman across the country today with due reverence. The party and different socio-political organisations have drawn up elaborate programmes, including discussion meetings, milad mahfil, photo exhibition, free medical camps, and distribution of food and clothes among the destitute people, to mark the day.

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  5. Lack of interest or planning?Read the original story

    Tuesday May 22 | The Daily Star

    It is an encouraging development that Bangladeshi girls are playing various sports in defiance of social pressure and the recent, amazing success story of female age-level footballers has been the most glittering example of a budding women's revolution in sport. The female presence has also been felt in the country's most popular sport, cricket.

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  6. 77pc pasteurised milk unsafe: icddr,bRead the original story

    May 16, 2018 | The Daily Star

    Around 77 percent of pasteurised milk samples assessed in a study were found to have high levels of bacteria, making direct consumption of such milk unsafe. "Raw or pasteurised milk available in the market are found to be contaminated with disease-causing organisms and should not be consumed without thorough boiling," said Mohammad Aminul Islam, associate scientist and head of the Food Microbiology Laboratory at icddr,b.

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  7. 4 female JMB operatives jailed for 5yrs in SirajganjRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | The Daily Star

    A Sirajganj court today sentenced four female operatives of the banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh for five years imprisonment on The convicts are Tabassum Rani, 32, of Solonga upazila in the district, Habiba Akter Mishu, 20, and Rumana Akter Ruma, 23, of Sajahanpur upazila in Bogra while Rumana Begum, 21, of Gabindaganj upazila in Gaibandha district.

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  8. Prof Mustafa Nur-Ul Islam passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | The Daily Star

    He was born on May 1, 1927, in Bogra. He graduated from the University of Calcutta in 1948 and obtained his post-graduate degree from the Dhaka University and PhD from the London University.

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  9. Prof Rezaul Murder: 2 militants get death sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | The Daily Star

    Two militants of outlawed Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh have been sentenced to death and three others to life term imprisonment for killing Prof AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee of Rajshahi University in 2016. Judge Shirin Kabita Akhter of the Speedy Trial Tribunal, Rajshahi also slapped a fine of Tk 20,000 on each of the convicts.

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  10. Rajshahi University Professor AFM Rezaul Karim SiddiqueeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | The Daily Star

    Two militants of banned Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh have been sentenced to death and three others awarded life for killing Rajshahi University Prof AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee back in 2016. Rajshahi Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge Shirin Kabita Akhter handed death penalty to Rajshahi University's English department student Shariful Islam, a fugitive, and Polytechnic Institute student Maskawath Hasan Sakib alias Abdullah.

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  11. Fiery red hues of Krishnachura in full bloom against a backdrop of...Read the original story

    May 5, 2018 | The Daily Star

    Fiery red hues of Krishnachura in full bloom against a backdrop of lush green foliage signals the advent of summer. The photo was taken in Bogra Government Girl's School area yesterday.

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  12. Remembering freedom fighter Lt. Col. Quazi Nooruzzaman, B.U.Read the original story

    May 5, 2018 | The Daily Star

    Every year around this time, I get a phone call from someone or the other of the loose fraternity of Sector 7 veterans to remind me that May 6 is Lieutenant Colonel Quazi Nooruzzaman's death anniversary; he passed away in 2011. He is warmly remembered for his paternal presence in the Sector that stretched over a number of districts: Rajshahi, Dinajpur, Bogra, Pabna.

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  13. Liberation War-era tank recovered from KaratoaRead the original story

    May 5, 2018 | The Daily Star

    An armoured tank, which was found underwater in the Karatoa River in Pirganj upazila of Rangpur a week ago, was brought to the shore on Friday night. Recovery operation of the Liberation War-era tank ended at around 11.00pm Friday night, said Komol Kumar Ghosh, Upazila Nirbahi Officer of Pirganj upazila of Rangpur.

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  14. kalbaisakhi storm hit in BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | The Daily Star

    Alongside rain/thundershowers, temporary westerly/nor'westerly squalls packing a speed of 60-80 kph or more and lightning flashes are likely to occur over the regions of Rajshahi, Rangpur, Pabna, Bogra, Tangail, Mymensingh, Dhaka, Faridpur, Madaripur, Jessore, Kushtia, Khulna, Barisal, Patuakhali, Comilla, Noakhali, Sylhet and Chittagong with hails at places during the next 18 hours commencing at 3:00pm of Thursday, said Met office.

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  15. War crimes link found against BNP ex-MP from BograRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | The Daily Star

    Investigation Agency of the International Crimes Tribunal says to have found evidence of war crimes against Abdul Momin Talukder alias Khoka, assistant organising secretary and former lawmaker of BNP from Bogra. Photo: Tuhin Subhra Adhikary Investigation Agency of the International Crimes Tribunal today said to have found evidence against a senior BNP leader over his alleged involvement in crimes committed during the Liberation War in 1971.

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  16. Rupchanda-The Daily Star Super Chef 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | The Daily Star

    With the rhythmic beats of the dhol commenced a two-episode long celebration of traditional Bengali cuisine at the Super Chef kitchen. Everyone, from the host to the judges to the participants, was proudly garbed in traditional Bengali attires to welcome the spirit of Bengali New Year 1425.

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  17. RU teachers, students demand justice for Professor RezaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | The Daily Star

    Students and teachers of Rajshahi University bring out silent procession inside the campus on April 23, 2018 demanding justice for the killing of Professor Rezaul Karim Siddiquee two years ago. Photo: Star Students and teachers of Rajshahi University have organised various programmes on the campus today marking the death anniversary of Professor Rezaul Karim Siddiquee, an English department teacher who was killed by "militants" in 2016.

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  18. Hit by a truck, child loses armRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2018 | The Daily Star

    A seven-year-old girl lost her left arm in a road accident at Sherua Battola in Bogra's Sherpur upazila yesterday. The girl, Sumi, daughter of Dulal Khan of Fuldighi Dokkhinpara of the upazila, is now undergoing treatment at Bogra Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital.

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  19. Now, child's hand severed in Bogra road crashRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2018 | The Daily Star

    A seven-year-old girl got her left hand severed and sustained injuries critically after being hit by a stone-laden truck in Sherpur upazila of Bogra today. The incident took place around 1:30 pm when the victim, Sumi, 7, was crossing the road with her mother Marium Akter at Sherua Bottola area on Dhaka-Bogra highway, reports our correspondent quoting the victim's aunt Parul Akter.

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  20. The Turag is one of the lifelines of Dhaka city, and like many other...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | The Daily Star

    The Turag is one of the lifelines of Dhaka city, and like many other rivers, it also faces the onslaught of the grabbers. While in some areas, people build illegal structures and dump waste to gradually encroach upon the banks, in the case of the Turag the approach is different.

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