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  1. Nor'wester lashes Dhaka, 4 distsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | The Daily Star

    Bangladesh Meteorological Department recorded 38 milimetres of rainfall during the hour-long shower that started around 8:00am, said Hafizur Rahman, a meteorologist of the met office. None was hurt in the storm that also swept through Tangail, Gazipur, Mymensingh and Sylhet with the speed of 37 kilometres per hour, the meteorologist said.

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  2. Govt to meet leaders todayRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | The Daily Star

    The government will sit with transport leaders and owners today to end the indefinite bus strike being enforced in 10 districts of Khulna division. State Minister for Home Affairs Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal will hold the meeting with the concerned stakeholders at his secretariat office in the afternoon to discuss ways to end the strike which caused immense sufferings to the people of Khulna division, said a source.

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  3. Former Bangladesh cricketer and an MBA from London is currently a rickshaw-puller in DhakaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | CricketCountry.com

    We often come across some stories or incidents which leave us stunned - stories that force us to think about the deep realities of life. The tale of Mohammad Badshah is one of such.

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  4. Workers threaten transport strike all over KhulnaRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | The Daily Star

    Transport workers have threatened to intensify their strike by stopping all sorts of passenger vehicles' operation in Khulna division from this morning, if the driver and helper arrested in connection with a robbery are not released by then. The transport strike has been enforced on a route between the southern districts and Dhaka since the afternoon of Tuesday, the day of their arrest.

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  5. Rain in the north, heat elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Daily Star

    People in Lalmonirhat experience a torrential downpour since the last night until 10:30am Thursday. Many felt cold in the night and some even went to bed with blankets.

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  6. Injured flight instructor diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Daily Star

    The chief instructor of Bangladesh Flying Academy, who was burnt injured when a training plane crashed in Rajshahi last month, succumbed to his injuries early today.

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  7. A Mother's Day gift from policeRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | The Daily Star

    A policeman grabs a female demonstrator by her neck during a protest against the police failure to make any arrest over the Pahela Baishakh sexual assault. Photo: Palash Khan/collected She looked like a doe trying to run away from the tiger's paws.

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  8. Beat the heat with summer fruitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Daily Star

    Summer is the first among the six seasons of Bangladesh. It brings down sweltering heat and many water-borne diseases on the people.

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  9. Khaleda blames govt for Pintu's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | The Daily Star

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia is exchanging greeting with the Buddhists at her Gulshan office Sunday afternoon on the occasion of Buddha Purnima. Photo courtesy: BNP BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia this evening alleged that the government shifted former BNP lawmaker Nasir Uddin Pintu to Rajshahi jail from Dhaka "in a bid to kill him".

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  10. Nasiruddin Pintu diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | The Daily Star

    Former BNP lawmaker Nasiruddin Ahmed Pintu, who was serving life-term for carnage at Pilkhana headquarters of paramilitary Bangladesh Rifles force, died of heart attack today. The BNP leader was "brought dead" to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital at 12:15pm, Brig Gen AKM Nasiruddin, director of the hospital, told The Daily Star.

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  11. Birth rate static, child mortality rate declinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | The Daily Star

    The country's birth rate remains static at 2.3 since 2011, the year when the rate of 2 was set to be achieved by 2016. The use of contraceptive between 2011 and 2014 prevalence among the married woman [aged 15-49 years] rose by a meagre one percent to stand at 62, still trailing by 10 percent from 2016's target of 72. However, everything in this regard is not bleak as far as these statistics are concerned as revealed by the preliminary findings from the Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey 2014 presented at Radisson Blu Hotel in Dhaka yesterday.

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  12. Hilsa Coming Back To RiversRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | The Daily Star

    To us Bangalees, hilsa isn't just a fish. It's an integral part of our culture and heritage.

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  13. VC told to say sorry, or quitRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2015 | The Daily Star

    Rajshahi city unit of Awami League yesterday threatened to wage movement against the Rajshahi University vice-chancellor for his removal if he did not apologise within seven days for Thursday's "untoward incident" at the VC's office. In a press conference at the party office in the city's Kumarpara around noon, the city unit leaders alleged that RU VC Prof Muhammad Mizanuddin misbehaved with AL Rajshahi city unit General Secretary Dablu Sarkar and some other leaders who went to the VC's office for a pre-scheduled meeting on Thursday.

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  14. BSF beat dead 2 Bangladeshis in C'nawabganjRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Daily Star

    This AP file photo shows BSF members patrol at the India-Bangladesh border in Fulbari, about 25 kilometre from Siliguri. The victims were identified as Abdul Hakim, 35, son of Sahib Ali, and Mohammad Sharif, 25, son of Golap Hossain from Shibganj upazila.

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  15. Two die in protest over execution in BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Star Online

    DHAKA: Two student activists have been shot dead in Bangladesh, police said, as the largest Islamist party tried to enforce a nationwide strike to protest at the execution of a senior leader. There were also reports of protesters firebombing vehicles around the country as tensions ran high following the execution late Saturday of Mohammad Qamaruzzaman, a leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party.

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  16. Two killed in Bangladesh violence as Islamists protest executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Indian Express

    At least 12 people were also injured as violence erupted in different areas in Bangladesh, a day after thousands of people took to streets to applaud the execution of Muhammad Quamaruzzaman for 1971 war crimes while fundamentalists took out protest rallies in the volatile country already wrecked by political bloodshed in recent days. A 22-year-old Jamaat supporter was found dead in Rajshahi city, police said, adding he was shot at least five times.

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  17. Two killed as JI protest at execution : April 13, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Daily Times

    Two student activists have been shot dead in Bangladesh, police said on Monday, as the largest Islamist party tried to enforce a nationwide strike to protest at the execution of a senior leader. There were also reports of protesters firebombing vehicles around the country as tensions ran high following the execution late Saturday of Mohammad Kamaruzzaman, a leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party.

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  18. Two killed as Bangladesh Islamists protest at executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    Two student activists have been shot dead in Bangladesh, police said Monday, as the largest Islamist party tried to enforce a nationwide strike to protest at the execution of a senior leader. There were also reports of protesters firebombing vehicles around the country as tensions ran high following the execution late Saturday of Mohammad Kamaruzzaman, a leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party.

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  19. Saviours of burn victimsRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2015 | The Daily Star

    Doctors in Naogaon, Bogra and Rajshahi had given up all hope on the survival of 17-year-old Shampa who had burn injuries stretching from below her lips to the upper part of her chest. Shampa, burnt in a house fire caused by an oil lamp nine months ago, suffered from post-burn scar contractures wherein the skin tightens after a severe burn, often restricting movement.

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  20. BSF killed 18 Bangladeshis in 3 monthsRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | The Daily Star

    Eighteen Bangladeshis were killed by Indian Border Security Force members along border between the two countries in the last three months this year, said a report of Rights Jessore yesterday. The border force, however, released most of the abductees later when the Border Guard Bangladesh intervened in the matter, the report said.

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