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  1. Seized gold goes to central bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily Star

    Gold smuggling has gone remarkably up of late. Big haul of the most-sought-after metal makes headline all too frequently.

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  2. Violence in Bangladesh ahead of opposition's 72-hour strikeRead the original story

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    Stray incidents of violence were reported in parts of Dhaka and elsewhere in the country on Saturday, ahead of former prime minister Khaleda Zia-led opposition alliance's call for another round of strike from Sunday morning. A Dhaka Metropolitan official, who did not wish to be named, said miscreants put on fire at least eight vehicles in parts of Dhaka and Narayanganj town on the outskirts of the capital city.

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  3. 2 more arson victims dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | The Daily Star

    A person tries to douse the flames in a bus on Kamal Ataturk Avenue in the capital yesterday after criminals torched the bus on the eve of the 72-hour hartal that begins today. Photo: Prabir Das Two victims of petrol bomb attacks died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital yesterday, raising the death toll in the violence that began since January 6 to 80. On the 54th day of the nationwide blockade, several vehicles were set ablaze, bombs went off and there were arrests of Jamaat and Shibir activists and recovery of explosives.

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  4. Journos, rights defenders continue to be harassedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Daily Star

    Dozens of people were made to disappear and journalists and human rights defenders were continued to be attacked and harassed in Bangladesh. Police and other forces committed torture with impunity, says Amnesty International.

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  5. Small steel mills suffer for political turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Daily Star

    Non-graded traditional steel millers are facing a difficult time as they are losing market share to tech-savvy large mills, while their remaining business is being eaten up by the ongoing political unrest, industry insiders said. There are around 400 small mills that produce non-graded rod and other steel products, according to Bangladesh Re-Rolling Mills Association .

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  6. Two injured in Bangladesh petrol bomb attackRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Newkerala.com

    Enforcers of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party's transport blockade torched a parked bus in central Bangladesh, burning two people who were asleep in the vehicle. The bus owner, Sohrab Hossain, said the vehicle was totally burnt in the arson attack on Dhaka-Sylhet Highway's Saoghat area of Rupganj in Narayanganj around 3.30 a.m. Wednesday, bdnews24.com reported.

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  7. Meghna Group teams up with Thai firm to form joint ventureMeghna...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Daily Star

    Meghna Group of Bangladesh and PM Group of Thailand have joined hands to set up a polypropylene factory that will support packaging industries at home and abroad. The factory will be the first of its kind in Bangladesh as polypropylene consumers, including garment exporters, now meet their demand by imports.

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  8. Arson attack on train; 5 vehicles torchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | The Daily Star

    Sporadic violence marked the first day of the BNP-led alliance's 72-hour fresh shutdown yesterday as hartal pickets set afire two coaches of a train in Narayanganj, torched buses and exploded crude bombs in the capital and elsewhere. No one was injured as all passengers had already got down from the train, Manjur Quader, officer-in-charge of Narayanganj Sadar Police Station, told The Daily Star last night.

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  9. Afghans Relishing Their First Cricket World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Global Voices Online

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  10. Afghans Relishing Their First Cricket World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Global Voices Online

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  11. Hunger strike Saturday to protest unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Daily Star

    Garment makers along with transport vehicles owners, insurers and bankers will go on a token hunger strike on Saturday, demanding an end to the political limbo that has been inflicting great damage to their businesses. The hunger strike, which will be observed in front of the headquarters of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association, will start at 11am and will go on until the evening.

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  12. Garment exporters meet today as crisis deepensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The Daily Star

    With the political crisis deepening, the apparel industry that accounts for 80 percent of the country's total exports is going through a critical phase. Losses are piling up every day due to a decline in orders from international retailers, order cancellation, soaring air freight charges, a production shortfall and higher transportation costs.

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  13. 7 killed in firebombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | The Daily Star

    'I am alive.' Hanif, one of the passengers injured in a bus arson in Chouddagram of Comilla, talks to his wife over the mobile phone from the bed of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital yesterday.

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  14. Caught red-handed were Shibir menRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | The Daily Star

    In two more incidents in Rajshahi and Chittagong yesterday, three activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir, the student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, were caught red-handed while they were fleeing after hurling crude bombs at police. In the last 10 ten days, at least 16 Shibir men were caught by law enforcers and common people before or after they carried out bomb or arson attacks on police or public transports.

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  15. Road crashes in 4 districts kill 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | The Daily Star

    The wreckage of a three-wheeler lies on a road after it was rammed by a truck from behind at Shailkupa upazila of Jhenidah Friday morning. Four passengers of the tempoo were killed in the accident.

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  16. DHAKA: Boat on illegal trip to Malaysia sinks in BayRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | Asia News Network

    More than 50 overseas jobseekers are feared drowned after a fishing trawler with about 100 people on board sank off the Kutubdia coast in the Bay of Bengal yesterday morning. Bangladesh Coast Guard and police have so far rescued 43 victims, including three alleged human traffickers, in several phases, sources said.

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  17. More than 50 feared deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Daily Star

    A number of the surviving fortune seekers on a coast guard boat heading for the shore yesterday. The fortune seekers were going to Malaysia illegally on a boat when it sank near Kutubdia.

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  18. Cruel acts leave people in traumaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Daily Star

    An accounts officer at a garment factory in Narayanganj, he had consciously avoided sitting next to the window or at the rear so that there would be no difficulty in his getting out of the bus in case there was an arson attack. All his alertness, however, could not save him from getting burnt.

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  19. Realtors' woes compounded by blockade The real estate sector has...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Daily Star

    The real estate sector has incurred losses of around Tk 792 crore over the last 22 days due to the non-stop blockade, which has knocked the sector's supply chain. "Our sector is passing through a very difficult time as we are unable to bring in raw materials," said Liakat Ali Bhuiyan, vice-president of the Real Estate and Housing Association of Bangladesh.

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  20. JS passes Metro Rail ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | The Daily Star

    The parliament today passed the Metro Rail Act, 2015 that aimed at easing traffic congestion and providing fast and improved public transport service in the capital. Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader placed the bill before the House seeking its immediate passage.

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