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  1. Recognise housework to empower womenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Star

    In order to empower women both socially and financially, women's rights activists yesterday underscored the need to recognise housework of rural women. They also suggested encouraging parents to not discriminate between their sons and daughters.

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  2. Where no one is refused lunchRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Star

    People have lunch on the High Court mazar premises yesterday. The mazar committee said they offer free lunch to everyone, and 200-300 people turn up daily.

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  3. Dhaka, Riyadh to ink defence co-op dealRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Star

    Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia are set to sign a defence cooperation deal, to boost their military relationship, when Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visits the Kingdom tomorrow. Regarding the signing of the "Memorandum of Understanding on Defence Cooperation between Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia" in Riyadh, a highly placed official of the Bangladesh government said the defence pact would initiate a new era of military relationship between Dhaka and Riyadh.

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  4. Oman Inside the Rohingya refugee camps of BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    More than 1.2 million Rohingya people have arrived in Bangladesh Cox's Bazar District in just over a year, fleeing from Burma's Rakhine State More than 1.2 million Rohingya people have arrived in Bangladesh Cox's Bazar District in just over a year, fleeing from Burma's Rakhine State Dhaka: "They slaughtered my husband and son in front of my eyes. I fled for my life along with other villagers.

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  5. Bangladesh, Sri Lanka may sign FTA soonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Fibre2Fashion

    Bangladesh may sign a free trade agreement with Sri Lanka as both sides have completed the feasibility studies, the former's commerce minister Tofail Ahmed said after meeting visiting Sri Lankan minister for development strategies and international development Malik Samarawickrama in Dhaka. The FTA will be signed before the next Bangladesh polls.

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  6. Bangladesh Newspaper Editors Protest Digital Security LawRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Editors of major daily newspapers in Bangladesh's capital formed a human chain on Monday to protest a new digital security law they say will stifle freedom of speech and media freedom. Members of the Editors' Council formed the chain in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka and demanded amendments to the recently enacted Digital Security Act, saying many provisions could be used against journalists.

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  7. The new Dabawenya Honorary ConsulsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    Michael Ang, Honorary Consul of Jordan and Dean of Consular Corps of the Philippines; DFA Asec Robert Ferrer; Bangladesh Ambassador Asad Alam Siam; Bangladesh Honorary Consul Joji Ilagan-Bian. DFA ASec. Robert Ferrer; Ambassador Jozsef Bencze; the new honorary consul to Hungary, Baby Montemayor; and Tristan Domingo, representing the Davao City mayor.

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  8. Religious rights of all to be protected: PMRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said the aim of her government is to build Bangladesh with non-communal spirit where the religious rights of all will be protected. "By ensuring the equal rights of all religions, we all with our united efforts will construct our beloved motherland as a hunger- and poverty-free country.

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  9. Bangladesh editors protest 'anti-press' digital lawRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Newspaper editors have lobbied the government to amend a new digital security law that they say impedes free press AFP/Munir UZ ZAMAN DHAKA: Bangladeshi newspaper editors on Monday staged a protest demanding sweeping amendments to a newly enacted digital law that journalists and rights groups say will curb freedom of expression. Critics say the measures - including prison sentences for spreading "negative propaganda" - are an attempt by an increasingly autocratic Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to stifle dissent in the South Asian nation.

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  10. 'Role is alright but not here to Shakib bhai's place'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    In the absence of ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who is nursing an injury to his finger, Fazle will be asked to bolster Bangladesh with his abilities and the all-rounder reiterated he will look to do what he knows best and it was not his job to replace the world's best all-rounder. The cricketer, who once thought about leaving cricket to focus on a different profession sees himself as a batting all-rounder, said that the role he might be asked to play will suit him.

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  11. Malaysian man detained at Dhaka Airport for possessing gold bars worth RM1.7milRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Star Online

    PETALING JAYA: A Malaysian man was on Monday detained at the Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport for being in possession of seven gold bars worth about RM1.74mil. The man, who was identified as Chan Gee Keong, 47, arrived in Dhaka aboard a Malindo Air flight that left from Kuala Lumpur at 10am, reported Bangladeshi news portal bdnews24.com.

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  12. 4 killed in Bangladesh landslidesRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Dhaka, Oct 15 : At least four people including three of the same family were killed after rain-triggered landslides struck their houses in Bangladesh's southeastern Chattogram city on Sunday. Jashim Uddin, Fire Service deputy assistant director in Chattogram, 242 km southeast of capital Dhaka, told journalists that among the dead are two women, a man and a child, Xinhua reported.

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  13. Oman Video: Thank you Oman, for helping us - Bangladesh foreign ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Times of Oman

    Over 1.2 million Rohingya refugees are currently living in 30 camps across 6,000 acres in two sub-districts of Cox's Bazar in underconstruction housing unit, - Supplied photo Over 1.2 million Rohingya refugees are currently living in 30 camps across 6,000 acres in two sub-districts of Cox's Bazar in underconstruction housing unit, - Supplied photo Over 1.2 million Rohingya refugees are currently living in 30 camps across 6,000 acres in two sub-districts of Cox's Bazar in underconstruction housing unit, - Supplied photo Over 1.2 million Rohingya refugees are currently living in 30 camps across 6,000 acres in two sub-districts of Cox's Bazar in underconstruction housing unit, - Supplied photo Muscat: Bangladeshi Foreign Affairs Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali has thanked Oman for helping his country with the ongoing Rohingya refugee crisis.

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  14. 4 killed in landslides in Bangladesh's SE Chattogram cityRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Trend

    At least four people including three of the same family were killed after rain-triggered landslides struck their houses in Bangladesh's southeastern Chattogram city early Sunday, Xinhua reported. Jashim Uddin, Fire Service deputy assistant director in Chattogram, 242 km southeast of capital Dhaka, told journalists that among the dead are two women, a man and a child.

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  15. Bangladeshi PM inaugurates construction of China-financed rail projectRead the original story

    Sunday | Xinhuanet

    Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the China-financed Padma bridge rail link project by unveiling its foundation plaque at a ceremony in Munshiganj on the outskirts of capital Dhaka Sunday. The construction of the multipurpose road-rail bridge, undertaken by several Chinese companies, is the largest and most challenging infrastructure project in the country's history.

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  16. Thank you Oman, for helping us: Bangladesh Foreign Affairs MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Times of Oman

    Over 1.2 million Rohingya refugees are currently living in 30 camps across 6,000 acres in two sub-districts of Cox's Bazar in underconstruction housing unit, - Supplied photo Over 1.2 million Rohingya refugees are currently living in 30 camps across 6,000 acres in two sub-districts of Cox's Bazar in underconstruction housing unit, - Supplied photo Over 1.2 million Rohingya refugees are currently living in 30 camps across 6,000 acres in two sub-districts of Cox's Bazar in underconstruction housing unit, - Supplied photo Over 1.2 million Rohingya refugees are currently living in 30 camps across 6,000 acres in two sub-districts of Cox's Bazar in underconstruction housing unit, - Supplied photo Over 1.2 million Rohingya refugees are currently living in 30 camps across 6,000 acres in two sub-districts of Cox's Bazar in underconstruction housing unit, - Supplied photo Muscat: Bangladeshi ... (more)

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  17. Durga Puja begins todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Star

    With the main festival of Durga Puja beginning today , all preparations are nearly complete at different places across Dhaka city. The premises of Krishibid Institution Bangladesh hosts an elaborately decorated mandap.

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  18. Abolish Digital Security ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Star

    Speaking at a protest rally, they said the act may be used to gag media and resist peoples' freedom of expression. Therefore, this act and other such "black laws" those are anti-public should be abolished.

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  19. SDGs not possible without youth uplift: expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Star

    Gowher Rizvi, international affairs adviser to the prime minister, speaks at a conference at the Krishibid Institution Bangladesh in Dhaka yesterday. Photo: Star The Sustainable Development Goals will not be achieved without ensuring quality education and employment for the youth, experts said yesterday.

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  20. Build right ecosystem to expedite digitalisationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Star

    Analysts take part in a roundtable on "Digitalisation for life" at The Daily Star Centre in Dhaka yesterday. Citibank and The Daily Star jointly organised the event.

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