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  1. Speed over safetyRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    To reduce travel time and avoid hassles on the highway, people are turning to speedboats these days to reach Dhaka from Pabna. Such services have no authorisation and the journey is also quite risky.


  2. I am womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 7 | The Daily Star

    Nurunnahar, who struggled to make ends meet when she got married in 1991, now farms over 40 acres. The days of struggle are now a distant memory of the adept farmer.


  3. Bangladesh's proposed Rooppur project: Nuke tie-up abroad, a push to domestic expertiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 6 | The Indian Express

    India's ambition to expand its nuclear expertise to projects beyond its borders has formally got underway with a pact being inked for Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant being built with Russian assistance. For the proposed Rooppur project that is slated to come up on the eastern banks of the Padma River in Bangladesh's Pabna district, about 160 kilometres from Dhaka, a "framework for interaction" has been embedded into the trilateral pact signed for the project between Russia, India and Bangladesh, wherein Indian expertise would be sought in the implementation of works related to the project, especially in the field of personnel training and consulting support.


  4. Ferdousi Priyabhashini passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 6 | The Daily Star

    ... said Nishat Jahan Rana, writer-documentary filmmaker. Priyabhashini was born on 19 February 1947 in Khulna, Bangladesh, to Rowshan Hasina and Syed Mahbubul Hoque. Her first exhibition was jointly inaugurated by artist S M Sultan and poet Sufia ...


  5. Commentary: Managing shrinking cities in an expanding worldRead the original story

    Monday Mar 5 |

    ... and environmental protection policies measures are formulated over a long-term basis. For example, Khulna, Bangladesh's third largest city grew 20-fold between 1950 and 2000. Then as the jute industry declined, it lost more than 150,000 people (11 ...


  6. Bangladesh, India, Russia ink MoU for Rooppur plant implementationRead the original story

    Friday Mar 2 | The Daily Star

    Bangladesh, India and Russia on March 2, 2018 sign a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation for implementation of the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh.This Star file photo shows the first phase of work of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant in Pabna's Ishwardi upazila. The photo was taken in 2016.


  7. 4 Bangladeshi UN peacekeepers killed in Mali explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 28 | The Daily Star

    Four Bangladeshi UN peacekeepers were killed and four others injured in an IED blast in Mali on Wednesday, said Inter Services Public Relations. The massive explosion took place at Doyenja around 2:30pm , said a press release signed by Rezaul Karim Shammee, assistant director of the ISPR.


  8. Wheat cultivation lowest in 3 decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | The Daily Star

    Wheat acreage shrank to its lowest in three decades this year as many farmers switched to rice to profit from its high prices. This cultivation season, wheat acreage stood at 3.49 lakh hectares, down 79 percent year-on-year, according to data from the Department of Agricultural Extension on January 23. Many farmers opted for boro rice cultivation as rainfall affected wheat plantation in the main sowing period in November, said Naresh C Deb Barma, director of newly established Bangladesh Wheat and Maize Research Institute.


  9. Death toll in India's bus accident rises to 45Read the original story

    Jan 30, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    The death toll in Monday's bus accident in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal has risen to 45, officials said Tuesday. "With the recovery of more bodies from a deep canal where a passenger bus fell into after it crashed through an old bridge at Daulatabad in Murshidabad district, 220 kms from the state capital Kolkata, the toll now stands at 45," a senior police official said.


  10. Driver 'on mobile', bus falls into lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | The Telegraph

    WATERY GRAVE: The bus being pulled out of the Bhandardaha lake at Balirghat in Murshidabad's Daulatabad, around 12km from Behrampore town, on Monday. Picture by Chayan Majumdar Daulatabad: At least 36 people drowned when a bus crashed through a bridge's concrete railings and plunged into a lake in Murshidabad on Monday morning, a survivor alleging the driver was speaking on his cellphone when the accident happened.


  11. Challenging Rosatom's claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | The Daily Star

    Our opposition to Rooppur power plant is not based on unfounded fear but on the past records of Rosatom and the nuclear industry at large. Photo: Ahmed Humayun Kabir Topu On December 25, 2017, an opinion piece was published in The Daily Star by Andrey Shevlyakov titled "Changing perceptions on nuclear energy."


  12. Middlemen mint moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | The Daily Star

    Vegetable and flower plants are on display at the National Vegetable Fair 2018 at Krishibid Institution, Bangladesh in the city's Khamarbari area. Many government and private organisations took part in the fair, organised by the agriculture ministry, to promote new methods of vegetable farming.


  13. Pabna medical shut after BCL infightingRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2018 | The Daily Star

    Students of Pabna Medical College and Hospital leaving their dormitories after the college is closed following an infighting of Bangladesh Chattra League on January 12, 2018. Photo: Star Pabna Medical College was closed for an indefinite period today following an infighting of ruling Awami League's student front Bangladesh Chhatra League.


  14. Lowest ever 2.6 degrees recorded in TetuliaRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2018 | The Daily Star

    Bangladesh recorded its lowest ever temperature in history at 2.6 degrees in Tetulia, Panchagarh under the influence of a severe cold wave prevailing through the northern districts. Bangladesh Meteorological Department's Tetulia branch Assistant Met Officer Md Raidul Islam told The Daily Star the lowest ever temperature was recorded at 8:38am this morning.


  15. Cold wave keeps chilling the countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | The Daily Star

    To gain respite from the cold wave sweeping across the country, a group of men burn straws and huddle together for warmth at Dalpatti slum area of Lalmonirhat on Saturday night. Photo: S Dilip Roy A train was derailed after failing to follow signals in the dense fog in Ishwardi as the severe cold wave continued to disrupt normal life in the country yesterday.


  16. Cold wave may continue till Jan 9Read the original story

    Jan 7, 2018 | The Daily Star

    The cold wave sweeping over the country may continue for the next two days while the chilling condition is likely to improve from January 10, according to an official of the met office. "The severe cold wave is sweeping over Rajshahi, Pabna, Dinajpur and Kushtia regions and it may continue for the next two days," Nijhum Rokeya Ahmed, a meteorologist at Bangladesh Meteorological Department , told BSS this morning.


  17. Samson H Chowdhury, an inspiration to allRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | The Daily Star

    Samson H Chowdhury, the founder of Square Group, reached the pinnacle of success through his devotion to work while his love for society and exemplary contributions show he never forgot his roots, speakers told a memorial meeting. With his death, Pabna's people lost their guardian while the country a brilliant entrepreneur and an asset, they told the meeting on his life and works organised at Pabna Press Club on Friday to mark his sixth death anniversary.


  18. BCL man beaten dead in PabnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | The Daily Star

    An activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League, a front organisation of ruling Awami League, was beaten dead in Pabna town this evening. Deceased Ariful Islam Sagar was son of Abdul Hamid of Kacharipara area in Pabna Sadar upazila, our Pabna correspondent reports.


  19. Harmful bacteria in drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2017 | The Daily Star

    A few days ago around noon, rickshaw puller Abdus Salam dropped a passenger near Khamarbari intersection and got off his vehicle in front of a tea stall. He told the street vendor to give him a piece of bread and tea.


  20. Changing perceptions on nuclear energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Since work began on the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant project, a total of about 200 people, including journalists, experts, environmentalists, school children, students and industry experts from Bangladesh have visited Russia. Public acceptance affects both the implementation of individual nuclear energy projects and our industry as a whole.