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Sylhet, Bangladesh Newswire

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  1. Bangladesh shows progress in child survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Star

    Rexona Begum of Kultoli village in Bangladesh, eating potatoes with her chilldren, has learned through a local clinic how to make healthier food choices for her family. Photo Essay IN recent years, Bangladesh has made solid progress in reducing mortality rates among children under age 5. Part of its success can be traced to the expansion of community-level health interventions.

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  2. Large potholes in Dhaka-Tangail highway at Bhakurta of Tangail have...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 28 | The Daily Star

    Cars parked illegally on the road between Jatiya Press Club and Bangladesh Secretariat in the capital, causing severe traffic congestion and suffering for people intending to use the road. The photo was taken yesterday.

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  3. More poor women giving birth in health facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | The Daily Star

    In its annual flagship report, the United Nations Children's Fund notes that Bangladesh has been making progress towards equity in terms of deliveries that take place in health facilities. The ratio of poorest-to-richest women delivering in a health facility was 1 to 12 in 2004.

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  4. 3 forest staff transferredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Daily Star

    A beat officer and two forest guards of Kalenga forest office in Habiganj's Chunarughat upazila have been transferred for their alleged involvement in torture and harassment of indigenous people of five villages. They are beat officer of Sanbari Abdul Wadud and forest guards Mutahir Ali and Sukur Miah under Kalenga Reserve Forest.

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  5. Leaving home in fear of tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | The Daily Star

    Indigenous people from Bangladesh and an armed BGB member during a BGB-BSF meeting on the border in Habiganj yesterday. Fearing torture by forest officials, the indigenous people tried to trespass but was caught and brought back.

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  6. Forget bonus, players cry for basicRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | The Daily Star

    With Bangladesh's cricket on the rise, the last thing one would expect is for its domestic structure to struggle to clear the basic payments of the players. The issue though is not a new phenomenon in Bangladesh's cricket as the players' non-payment was an issue that embarrassed the board in the first season of the Bangladesh Premier League.

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  7. Lawachhara in dangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Daily Star

    A railway line inside the Lawachhara Reserve National Forest in Moulvibazar. The Bangladesh Railway has recently sought permission from the forest department to cut down more than 25,000 trees there, saying trees fall on the rail track during storms and disrupt communications.

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  8. 10 hours of sufferingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | The Daily Star

    People try to get into a BRTC bus already crammed with passengers near Sayedabad Bus Terminal after a transport workers' union went on a strike early in the morning yesterday leaving hundreds of buses parked inside the terminal. Photo: Star Hosna Begum reached Shahjalal International Airport from Muscat in Oman on Monday night.

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  9. Great British Bake Off's Nadiya Hussain has p**sed off quite a few Bangladeshi peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Metro

    Nadiya Hussain has been busy promoting her cookbook in recent weeks, but has managed to piss off a few people. They criticise the Great British Bake Off champion over what they perceive to be gross generalisations of Bangledeshi culture and cuisine in an interview with the Guardian .

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  10. 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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  11. Long haul bus service halted at SayedabadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Daily Star

    Buses stuck in traffic yesterday after transport workers blocked off the Hanif flyover in Jatrabari following a clash. Photo: Star file.

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  12. Exports to northeast India may fall for transhipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | The Daily Star

    A view of Akhaura land port through which businesses of India's northeastern states import goods from Bangladesh. Amran Hossain Bangladesh's exports to Tripura through Akhaura land port might fall after the government granted transhipment facility to India and the recent improvements in infrastructure on the Indian side, local businesspeople said.

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  13. Chandika in charge till 2019 WCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | The Daily Star

    The expected extension was officially confirmed in a board meeting at the Bangladesh Cricket Board's headquarters in Mirpur yesterday afternoon. The contracts of the national team's spin coach Ruwan Kalpage and trainer Mario Villavarayan have also been extended, BCB president Nazmul Hassan Papon informed reporters following the meeting.

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  14. First consignment reaches AgartalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | The Daily Star

    Trucks carrying Indian goods reached Tripura from Ashuganj port yesterday in making the long-cherished idea of transhipment into reality. Four vehicles, including one trailer, laden with iron rods, travelled about 84km through Bangladesh's Akhaura checkpoint to Tripura's capital Agartola.

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  15. Hathuru contract extended till 2019 WCRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 19 | The Daily Star

    Changes made to the selection procedure: Proposed revamp adopted with Habibul Bashar being transferred the BCB's women's national selection. He has been replaced in the panel by Sajjad Ahmed Shipon While talks of extending the Sri Lankan's contract was always doing the rounds, it was officially confirmed in a board meeting at the Bangladesh Cricket Board's headquarters in Mirpur earlier today.

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  16. The Chittagong City Corporation authorities have recently renovated...Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Daily Star

    The Chittagong City Corporation authorities have recently renovated and lit up this structure at Cheragi Pahar intersection in the port city, drawing the attention of city dwellers. Photo: Anurup Kanti Das A huge influx of rickshaw-pullers occurs in the capital in the month of Ramadan, most aiming to earn some quick money right before Eid-ul-Fitr and since there is little work in the crop fields with the harvest of paddy already ending in the northern districts.

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  17. The eye-catching foxtail orchidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Daily Star

    Have you ever spotted this orchid in our evergreen rainforests? If not, keep a close watch on the branches and the trunks of the grown-up trees from mid-summer until pre-monsoon. Not that you will spot them in every tree.

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  18. Mushy at it againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | The Daily Star

    Mushfiqur Rahim made 26 off 32 balls in a crucial match against Abahani in the Dhaka Premier League at BKSP yesterday and thus he could not even contribute enough for Mohammedan to at least avoid the embarrassing 260-run defeat. Interestingly, the 29-year old wicketkeeper-batsman left the captaincy to concentrate more on his batting.

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  19. 21 - militants' held on 5th day crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | The Daily Star

    Relatives of people arrested have a last glimpse of their loved ones and exchange a few words through the vent of a prison van just before it left Sylhet Judge Court for jail on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. They were picked up by law enforcers during the ongoing drive against militants.

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  20. Errant cops minting itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | The Daily Star

    Relatives of people arrested have a last glimpse of their loved ones and exchange a few words through the vent of a prison van just before it left Sylhet Judge Court for jail yesterday. They were picked up by law enforcers during the ongoing drive against militants.

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