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  1. Arson attack on train, 3 hurt in HabiganjRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Star

    Two burn victims scream at Habiganj Sadar Modern Hospital Sunday morning as they come under an arson attack in a commuter train at Shahjibazar Railway Station in Habiganj Saturday night. Photo: STAR At least three people including a woman and her daughter suffered burn injuries as miscreants firebombed a commuter train at Shahjibazar Railway Station in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj last night.

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  2. February wasted in shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Daily Star

    The BNP-led alliance yesterday extended its ongoing 72-hour countrywide hartal until 6:00am on Friday, setting a record of enforcing strike for all working days in a month on top of indefinite blockade. The 20-party combine has been enforcing the nationwide blockade since January 6 which enters 51st day today, the longest ever non-stop blockade in the history of independent Bangladesh.

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  3. One more innocent victim dies from burnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Daily Star

    One more person, who suffered burns from a petrol bomb attack in Polashi of Narsingdi more than a week ago, succumbed to his injuries yesterday. Trucker Jahid Ahmed, 50, received 40 percent body burns when blockaders hurled the bomb at his truck on February 12. Partha Sanker Paul, resident surgeon of the burn unit, said, "He was admitted to the hospital in a critical condition and with burns to his respiratory organ."

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  4. Arson in Munshiganj, 31 held in Dhaka-CtgRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Daily Star

    Miscreants set fire to a bus in Louhajang upazila of Munshiganj early today, in the last hours of the 120hr hartal sponsored by BNP-led 20-party alliance. Unidentified miscreants set fire to the parked bus of Apon Paribahan at Mawa intersection around 4:00am and fled the scene, said Eunus Ali, in-charge of Mawa police outpost, adding that the locals doused the flames.

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  5. NLFT faction seeks talksRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | The Telegraph

    Agartala, Feb. 16: The Biswamohan Debbarma faction of the National Liberation Front of Twipra has written to the Union home ministry seeking peace talks. Highly-placed intelligence sources here said the letter from NLFT chief Biswamohan Debbarma had reached the Union home ministry in Delhi and the matter was under consideration.

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  6. All-party affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Daily Star

    Activists of all major political parties are involved in smuggling and illegal trade of chemicals and explosive substances, according to an intelligence report. Prepared by the National Security Intelligence , the report contains a list of 903 people involved in the crimes.

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  7. India, Bangladesh sign treaty to curb cross-border crimeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | Newkerala.com

    India and Bangladesh signed an agreement on real-time information sharing to curb cross-border crime at the two-day district-level border conference held in Tripura. A wide range of issues like smuggling, trans-border crime, insurgent movement, narcotics, human trafficking and cattle lifting were discussed between officials of the two countries.

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  8. Indo-Bangla border talks begin in AgartalaRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Newkerala.com

    India was represented at the talks by officials of the Tripura Government, while Bangladesh was represented by a team of deputy commissioners-cum-magistrates, and was held at the state guest house here. The two-day conference discussed issues such as ways to tackle smuggling, trans-border crime, insurgent movements, narcotics, human trafficking and improving border management between the two countries.

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  9. Bangladeshi delegation arrives in Agartala for DM-DC level talksRead the original story

    Monday Feb 2 | Newkerala.com

    The team, consists of four districts heads of Bangladesh, was officially received at the Akhaura check post by Indian officials. Beside the district heads, the district police heads and Border Guard Bangladesh official and other officials are also part of the visiting team.

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  10. Indo-Bangla meet on crimeRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 31 | The Telegraph

    Agartala, Jan. 31: A two-day meeting between officials of India and Bangladesh on border crimes and trade is scheduled from Tuesday. The meeting will be held between district heads and border guards of the two countries.

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  11. India, Bangladesh to hold talks on curbing crimeRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    District heads and border guards of India and Bangladesh will meet here Tuesday to curb border crimes and to increase trade between the northeastern states and Bangladesh, an official said here Saturday. District magistrates and other officials of Tripura's six districts will meet the deputy commissioners of four Bangladesh districts Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss and finalise strategies to deal with border crime, fencing and better coordination between the district administrations on both sides.

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  12. Dhaka, 29 January, 2015 : A new project designed to reduce the impact ...Read the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    Dhaka, 29 January, 2015 : A new project designed to reduce the impact of climate change on rural women and men living in haor wetland communities was launched today in Dhaka. The National Start-up Workshop for the Climate Adaptation and Livelihood Protection Project was attended by representatives of the Bangladesh Government, the International Fund for Agricultural Development , the Local Government Engineering Department and international climate change experts.

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  13. BambooRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | The Daily Star

    One day, while working on my photobook on the natural beauty of Sylhet, I walked into a grove of bamboo adjacent to the highway in Habiganj. Soon I found myself immersed in a forest of impossibly green and slender trees that grew this way and that, often intersecting at the top.

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  14. DHAKA: Bangladesh former minister found guilty war crimes chargesRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Asia News Network

    He had earned great notoriety in his locality of Madhabpur and nearby areas in Habiganj and Brahmanbaria in 1971. He had formed and led a killing force that teamed up with the Pakistan army to massacre 108 people, mostly Hindus, in 22 villages in a single day.

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  15. Qaisar, why?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Daily Star

    She grew up in her grandparents' house. While a child, she struggled to figure out why she could not go to her parents.

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  16. Man who formed own force to stop freedom fightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Syed Mohammad Qaisar not only stood against the Liberation War in 1971 but also formed a force of his own to collaborate with the Pakistani army in their futile attempt to thwart the birth of Bangladesh. He did not stop by just assisting the invaders and directly took part in heinous crimes including committing genocide.

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  17. Khowai dying due to random encroachment, pollutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Daily Star

    The bank of the Khowai River has turned into a large garbage dumping ground, thanks to the callousness of town dwellers and negligence of the authorities concerned. PHOTO: STAR The Khowai River flowing beside Habiganj town has turned into a narrow stream containing polluted water, thanks to mindless encroachment and dumping of human wastes.

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  18. DEATH for small town's big devilRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Policemen are escorting war crimes convict Syed Mohammad Qaiser to a vehicle to take him to Dhaka Central Jail after the International Crimes Tribunal delivered its verdict on him yesterday. Photo: Star He had formed and led a killing force that teamed up with the Pakistan army to massacre 108 people, mostly Hindus, in 22 villages in a single day.

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  19. Bangladesh tribunal sentences ex-minister to death for war crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | DNA India

    On Tuesday, a former Bangladeshi minister was sentenced to death by a special tribunal for committing crimes against humanity by siding with Pakistani troops during the country's 1971 liberation war. The three-member panel of International Crimes Tribunal-2 handed down the capital punishment to 73-year-old Syed Mohammad Kaisar as he appeared on the dock under tight security escorts from Dhaka Central Jail.

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  20. Prosecution happy with Qaisar's verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Prosecutor Rana Dasgupta briefs media on Tuesday over the death sentence verdict on former minister Syed Mohammad Qaisar for his alleged crimes against humanity during the Liberation War. Photo: TV grab The prosecution team voiced pleasure with the death sentence handed to former Jatiya Party minister Syed Mohammad Qaisar by a war crimes tribunal.

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