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  1. "History belongs to the masses"Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | The Daily Star

    Writer, historian and activist Muntasir Mamun has recently turned 65. On a summer evening at his home, amidst some relics of Bengal's medieval past, Mamun sat at a mahogany table strewn with books to talk to The Daily Star's Literary Editor AHMEDE HUSSAIN about his abiding passion - history and how crucial the awareness of history is in developing a nation's consciousness. How important do you think the role of history is in our society? The way I see it, I think history, not only in the context of Bangladesh, is like a mother, on which everyone has a right.

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  2. A closer look at the 1971 War, accounts by those who participated in itRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Newkerala.com

    By I. Ramamohan Rao, New Delhi, June 21 : There have been many publications on the India-Pakistan War of 1971, which has been called the "War of the Century, but the book edited by Major General Ian Cardozo is unique in the sense that it gives us an account of the war narrated by individuals, both civil and military, who participated in it. Major General Cardozo participated in the war and was wounded at Sylhet in Bangladesh.

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  3. Bangladeshi businessman gunned down in S AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Daily Star

    The deceased identified as Abrar Hossain Pappu, 48, son of Sekandar Miah, hailing from Mahabbatpur village of Noakhali sadar upazila, had been living in South Africa since 1990.

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  4. Paeans to Ataur RahmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Daily Star

    Mancha Sarathi Ataur Rahman Jayanti Udjapan Parshad arranged a programme on June 18 to celebrate the 75th birthday of seasoned thespian Ataur Rahman. Cultural activists greeted Rahman with bouquets and gifts on this special occasion organised at the Studio Theatre, National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

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  5. Freedom fighter Sudhansu Jiban Ganguly passes away in KolkataRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | India.com

    Kolkata, June 10 : Freedom fighter Sudhansu Jiban Ganguly, who accompanied Mahatma Gandhi on his peace mission to Noakhali after the 1946 communal riots, died here on Thursday following a heart attack, family sources said. Ganguly, 99, leaves behind two sons and three daughters.

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  6. Freedom fighter passes away in KolkataRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 9 | Nerve News

    Kolkata, June 9 - Freedom fighter Sudhansu Jiban Ganguly, who accompanied Mahatma Gandhi on his peace mission to Noakhali after the 1946 communal riots, died here on Thursday following a heart attack, family sources said. Ganguly, 99, leaves behind two sons and three daughters.

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  7. Arrest warrant issued against 2 physicians, clinic owner in CtgRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | The Daily Star

    A Chittagong court today issued warrants for the arrest of two physicians and the owner of a private clinic on charge of negligence that led to the death of a woman after childbirth. Chittagong Metropolitan Magistrate Harnu-or-Rashid issued the warrants after taking cognisance of a case filed against gynecologist Dr Kajol Rekha, registrar of Cardiac Surgery Department of Chittagong Medical College Hospital, Dr Debashish Talukder and managing director of Patient Care Hospital Abdul Jabbar.

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  8. A memorial to celebrate the Bangladesh Liberation WarRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 9 | Newkerala.com

    Agartala, June 9 : A war museum, hillocks, verdant valleys, lake, plants, sculptures -- this is not just a park but much more than that. Welcome to the Bharat-Bangladesh Maitri Udyan built on a 20- hectare land in Chottakhola to commemorate the 1971 Liberation War of Bangladesh.

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  9. Deadliest polls end, taking three more livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 4 | The Daily Star

    A polling agent signing a ballot before handing it over to a voter at Bajalia Durgabari Polling Centre in Chittagong's Satkania union during yesterday's UP elections. The voters at the centre were only given the ballot papers for member candidates.

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  10. Airtel network disrupted for 20 hoursRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 1 | The Daily Star

    A large number of subscribers of Airtel in Dhaka and 10 other districts faced network disruption for around 20 hours starting at 8:53pm Tuesday because of a sudden technical glitch in its mobile switching centre. The operator said the network was restored around 6:30pm yesterday and also made live all of the subscribers who went out of the network.

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  11. Network restored, Airtel saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | The Daily Star

    Mobile operator Airtel has successfully restored its network this evening after technical glitches disrupted its operation since last midnight, said an official of the operator. The operator expressed apology to their customers for their inconvenience and sent SMS to their customers after the network was restored around 6:30pm.

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  12. EC receives scores of complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 30 | The Daily Star

    The Election Commission has received scores of complaints over anomalies in the fifth phase of the union parishad polls held on May 28. Around 100 chairman and member candidates, who contested the polls, complained to the EC about different sorts of electoral irregularities on election day, said an EC official. Ruling Awami League chairman candidate Pir Maznu Miah in Goalabazar union of Sylhet's Osmaninagar upazila yesterday demanded re-voting in three polling centres, claiming that ballot boxes were stuffed there by the supporters of an independent candidate Anhar Ahmad, who is also a Jamaat leader.

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  13. Violence mars Bangladesh local body polls, 12 killedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | The Times of India

    At least 12 people, including two candidates and two children, were killed and over 200 injured in violence during Bangladesh's fifth phase of voting in the local body polls which have turned out to be the deadliest so far, media reports said on Sunday. DHAKA: At least 12 people, including two candidates and two children, were killed and over 200 injured in violence during Bangladesh's fifth phase of voting in the local body polls which have turned out to be the deadliest so far, media reports said on Sunday.

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  14. 10 more lives lost in polls violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | The Daily Star

    Election-day violence claimed the lives of 10 people, including two school students and a candidate, yesterday in the fifth-phase polls to 717 union parishads. In one of the deadliest phases of the polls to the local government bodies this year, 150 were also injured in clashes yesterday.

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  15. 10 killed in Bangladesh poll violenceRead the original story

    May 28, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Dhaka, May 28 : Violence in the 5th phase polls of Bangladesh's lowest tier of local government has left at least 10 persons dead as of Saturday night. g Stray incidents of arson, vandalism, explosion of hand bombs and firing were reported in many of the 720 unions that went to the polls on Saturday, Xinhua reported.

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  16. Roanu puts thousands in perilRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | The Daily Star

    A man tries to salvage belongings from his ruined house at Premashia in Chittagong's Banshkhali upazila. Cyclone Roanu ravaged the coastal areas of the upazila, leaving seven dead and causing extensive damage to houses and crops.

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  17. Cyclone: - Tk 200cr damage in Kutubdia,' relief soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | The Daily Star

    The torn and twisted corrugated iron sheets and bamboo from makeshift stalls on the Patenga Beach in Chittagong after Cyclone Roanu devastated the tourist spot on Saturday. Photo: Star Cyclone Roanu that struck the Chittagong-Noakhali coast last Saturday caused Tk 200 crore in damages in Kutubdia of Chittagong, local leaders claim calling for emergency relief for the area.

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  18. At least 20 dead as Cyclone Roanu slams BangladeshRead the original story

    May 21, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    Cyclone Roanu slammed into the Bangladesh coastlines after making landfall in a southernmost coastal district on Saturday afternoon, leaving a trail of devastation. An official of Bangladesh's National Disaster Response Coordination Center told Xinhua Saturday night that "the cyclone caused the deaths of 20 people in four districts."

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  19. Roanu-marooned people in miseryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | The Daily Star

    Meanwhile, an elderly woman, who wounded during the cyclone in Patuakhali, died this morning, raising the death toll from the cyclone to 24. After losing everything in the cyclone, around 5000 people of Shashiganj and Mahajankanda villages in the upazila have been passing their days without food and pure drinking water since last night. "I have failed to manage any food for my family even for my three-year old girl since last evening.

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  20. Swift actions pay off againRead the original story

    May 21, 2016 | The Daily Star

    A better disaster preparedness paid off again as the government managed to keep casualties low after cyclone "Roanu'' hit the country yesterday afternoon. To avoid colossal damage of lives and properties, the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief conducted a massive evacuation campaign and mobilized medical aids and succour.

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