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  1. PM gives 21-point directives to DCsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the deputy commissioners to be innovative and prompt with development policies and programmes. "You should not be engaged only in routine activities.

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  2. Derailment halts Dhaka-Sylhet-Ctg train servicesRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 5 | The Daily Star

    Rail communications of Dhaka with Chittagong and Sylhet remain suspended since early today as an oil tanker derailed at Ramitpur Railway Station at Habiganj upazila in Sylhet this morning. Six tankers of the Chittagong-bound train veered off the tracks near Ramitpur station around 5:00am, reports our Moulvibazar correspondent quoting Mainuddin, assistant station master of Kulaura Railway Station.

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  3. Will it ever end?Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Daily Star

    Despite reported crackdowns on human trafficking after discovery of mass graves and skeletons along the borders of Thailand and Malaysia, the savage trade is still on. Still, several hundred Bangladeshis and Rohingyas are held hostage in Thai jungles, suggest reports from at least seven families, haunted by ransom calls from Thailand.

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  4. Let it RainRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Daily Star

    THE Bangladeshi people irrespective of rural or urban background learn music growing up, which may not be part of their preferences in later life. One of the songs among those hundreds of tunes that we have heard in our childhood is Allah megh de pani de chaya dere tui Allah megh de .

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  5. Myanmar returns 37 trafficking victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | The Daily Star

    Thirty-seven more Bangladeshi trafficking victims, who were rescued by Myanmar navy on May 21, were brought back home from Myanmar yesterday. The Bangladeshi nationals were handed over after a flag meeting between Myanmar's immigration department and Border Guard Bangladesh .

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  6. 37 Bangladeshi migrants return from MyanmarRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Thirty-seven Bangladeshi migrants have returned home after being rescued by the Myanmar authorities at sea, a media report said on Friday. The migrants were brought back by Border Guard Bangladesh personnel and will be taken to the port town of Cox's Bazaar where they would be handed over to police and the civil administration, bdnews24.com reported.

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  7. No trace of 598Read the original story

    Jun 14, 2015 | The Daily Star

    At least 598 Bangladeshis have remained missing since they set out on perilous voyages through the sea to illegally migrate to Malaysia between October 31, 2013 and April 15 this year in search of a better life. A list of these trafficking victims was submitted to the National Human Rights Commission by a Malaysia-based NGO yesterday.

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  8. a Promising New EraRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | The Daily Star

    During the recent mayoral elections of Dhaka, Junaid Abdur Rahim Saki popularly known as Junaid Saki, a mayoral candidate of Dhaka North City Corporation, became a popular figure among the city dwellers thanks to his fresh political ideals and TV talk-show image. Unlike many of his competitors, he has a long and eventful political background which has given him a deep insight on Bangladesh's political crisis and its solution.

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  9. DHAKA: Summit Group attracts foreign investment to BangladeshRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Asia News Network

    SUMMIT Group has attained the ability to finance billion-dollar projects thanks to its goodwill in implementing successful ventures, wooing global investors to team up with the company to tap opportunities in Bangladesh, said a top official. Ayesha Aziz Khan, finance director of Summit, said foreign investors are keen on investing in the company's Bibiyana II and Meghnaghat power projects.

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  10. Nor'wester claims nine lives in BangladeshRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Nine people were killed and many others injured when a nor'wester swept through a number of districts of Bangladesh, media reports said on Wednesday. The storm also damaged crops, houses, disrupted power supply, uprooted many trees and electricity polls in Habiganj, Dinajpur, Jamalpur, Gaibandha, Kishoreganj and Sherpur districts, bdnews24.com reported.

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  11. Storm kills 11 in 6 distsRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Daily Star

    At least 11 people were killed and scores injured as a nor'wester swept through several districts, mostly in the northern parts of Bangladesh in the late hours of Tuesday and early yesterday. Rail communications between Dhaka and Sylhet were snapped for seven hours till 9:00am yesterday as trees, uprooted by the storm, fell on the tracks at Lawachhara Reserve Forest in Moulvibazar.

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  12. Nor'wester claims nine lives in BangladeshRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Nerve News

    Nine people were killed and many others injured when a nor'wester swept through a number of districts of Bangladesh, media reports said on Wednesday. The storm also damaged crops, houses, disrupted power supply, uprooted many trees and electricity polls in Habiganj, Dinajpur, Jamalpur, Gaibandha, Kishoreganj and Sherpur districts, bdnews24.com reported.

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  13. River grabber gets nod for constructionRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2015 | The Daily Star

    The national taskforce on rivers yesterday decided to lift a ban on a high-rise building being constructed partially grabbing the Sonai River and blocking its flow at Madhabpur upazila in Habiganj. The decision, which came at the 28th meeting of the taskforce yesterday with Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan in the chair, contradicts the government's commitment to river protection.

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

    Mar 1, 2015 | 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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  15. February wasted in shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | 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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  16. One more innocent victim dies from burnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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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  17. Arson in Munshiganj, 31 held in Dhaka-CtgRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | 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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  18. NLFT faction seeks talksRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | 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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  19. All-party affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | 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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  20. India, Bangladesh sign treaty to curb cross-border crimeRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | 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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