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  1. Tripura to get Net cable from BanglaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Agartala, July 4: Tripura, along with the rest of the Northeast, will emerge as the Internet epicentre of the country once the submarine cable connectivity from Cox's Bazar port in Bangladesh is commissioned. BSNL will establish the optical fibre network at Akhaura integrated checkpost within a few months, said chief general manager of BSNL's NE-I Circle, D.P. Singh, who is currently visiting Tripura.

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  2. Tourism fair in Oct to offset past lossesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... years it coincided with political unrest, which put off foreigners from visiting the country. Styled the 'Bangladesh Travel and Tourism Fair 2015', the exhibition will see travel agents, tour operators, foreign tourist organisations, local and ...

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  3. One point troubleRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Traffic around the capital's Sonargaon intersection went haywire as Eid shoppers poured in at the nearby near Bashundhara City yesterday. Photo: Star With people flooding in to the mall, one of the biggest and busiest in the capital, to do their Eid shopping on the weekend, traffic management virtually collapsed on all the roads and alleys around.

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  4. Work on India-Bangladesh telecom link to start next weekRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Weeks after signing of an agreement by New Delhi and Dhaka on telecommunication links, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited on Saturday announced that work will start next week to operationalise the system. "Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad is likely to start work next week to link Akhaura with International Gateway for Internet Service at Cox's Bazar ," BSNL's chief general manager D. P. Singh told reporters.

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  5. The Joys of Eid TomalikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Star

    Beauty is a subjective thing, and hence the saying, "Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder". But there are certain people whose beauty transcends generations and prejudices and Tomalika Karmakar is a perfect example.

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  6. Teenagers' guide to Eid wearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Daily Star

    The best part about being a teenager is the fact that you are almost always never too young or too old for anything. Although you would still look pretty stupid in denim overalls and shirtless vests, everything works well.

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  7. "Distressed" RMG IndustriesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Daily Star

    The challenges our RMG industry faces as we approach 2018 when the current covenant expires are enormous, and the mood of the supportive, but fickle-minded buyers and multinational community might turn sour with another major industrial accident or disruptive labour unrest. As recent experience shows, time is not on our side and urgent and critical additional measures need to be carried through to reach the target of $50 billion export in the face of shifting alliances and global market forces.

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  8. 39 more back home from ThailandRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Daily Star

    Thirty-nine Bangladeshi trafficking victims, who had been rescued by the Thai authorities from the Andaman Sea two months ago, returned home from Bangkok yesterday. A flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines carrying the Bangladeshis landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport last night, BM Jamal Hossain, director at the foreign ministry, told The Daily Star.

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  9. Bangladesh delays processing of domestic workers' visasRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | The Daily Star

    National recruitment offices have blamed the Bangladesh Ministry of Labour for delaying the processing of over 3,000 visas for housemaids already stamped by the Saudi Embassy in Dhaka, reports Saudi Gazette. The female workers of Bangladesh are not showing interest to go to Saudi Arabia, citing low wage, sources at Bangladesh labour ministry told The Daily Star.

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  10. Roadtripping with the kids - four fun items to take alongRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Examiner.com

    With summer upon us, vacation roadtrips are inevitable, so here's a couple pair of novel ideas that will keep the kids happy and contented as the travel wears on. You're undoubtedly familiar with Legos, but there's a new game in town and it'll keep the kids busy for hours.

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  11. No more a 'test' caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Daily Star

    Now not many people know this, fewer still care about it, but the recent double dhamaka from the Tigers compel me to dig back to well almost twenty years. On a fine day in 1996, my cousin and then advertisement executive Asaduzzaman Noor called me to a meeting at the Kakrail office of Saber Hossain Chowdhury, then president of the Bangladesh Cricket Board.

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  12. Rabindranath, Belgrade and My EmigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Daily Star

    When the Swedish Writers' Union chose me for a guest writer scholarship to Belgrade, I became excited and started to count the days. I forgot who I was.

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  13. DHAKA: M'sia to take in 500,000 Bangladeshi workers in new agreementRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Asia News Network

    After the government to government system failed to live up to the Bangladeshi migrant workers' expectation, Malaysia under a new mechanism has agreed to recruit 500,000 workers from Bangladesh in the next six months of the current year, the expatriates' welfare and overseas employment ministry yesterday said. The agreement, called Business-to-Business mechanism, was reached between Malaysian Home Minister Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Bangladesh Expatriates Welfare Minister Khandker Mosharraf Hossain at a bilateral meeting in the Malaysian city of Putrajaya yesterday, the ministry said in a press release.

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  14. Stockholm Junior Water PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Daily Star

    The Stockholm Junior Water Prize is an annual competition where young environment enthusiasts from around the world present projects trying to solve water-related environmental problems that ravage this planet. The competition is overseen by the Stockholm International Water Institute who presents the award at a ceremony held in Stockholm during the World Water Week.

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  15. Return of Razzak likely soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Daily Star

    A flag meeting between Bangladesh and Myanmar is likely to be held today over the return of Border Guard Bangladesh Nayek Abdur Razzak, who was taken reportedly from Bangladesh waters a week ago. "A flag meeting may be held tomorrow [today] if the weather allows," BGB Director General Maj Gen Aziz Ahmed told The Daily Star over the phone yesterday.

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  16. 41 more back home from Thai shelterRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Daily Star

    Forty-one more trafficking victims, who had been rescued by the Thai authorities from the Andaman Sea last month, returned home from Bangkok yesterday. A Biman flight carrying them landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 7:30pm, said Shakil Mansoor, an official of International Organisation for Migration.

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  17. Bangladeshi trafficking victims return from ThailandRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Newkerala.com

    At least 41 Bangladeshi victims, who were trafficked into Thailand by sea, have returned to their homeland on a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight. Among those returning, 13 are from Cox's Bazar, six from Jhenaidah, five each from Narsingdi and Sirajganj, four from Satkhira, three from Magura, two each from Jessore and Bandarban, and one from Faridpur district, reported The Daily Star.

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  18. Japan Beating China in Race for Indian Ocean Deep-Sea PortRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Washington Post

    Construction of the 18-meter-deep port at Matarbari on Bangladesh's southeast coast is set to start by January, Japan International Cooperation Agency said in an e-mailed response to questions from Bloomberg News. That's bad news for a stalled China plan to build a port about 25 kilometers away.

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  19. India vs Bangladesh 2015, 3rd ODI at Dhaka, Free Live Cricket...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | CricketCountry.com

    As the words 'whitewash' and 'minnows no more' are making rounds in Dhaka and around the country, India head into the third and inconsequential One-Day International tie against Bangladesh on Wednesday looking to salvage some pride and respect. Read the preview of the third ODI between India and Bangladesh here! What many experts had written off as a cakewalk for the MS Dhoni-led cricket team did not turn out to be so, as after a rain-washed Test match the visitors lost the first two ODIs to hand Bangladesh their first ever series victory.

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  20. Oil cleanup efforts onRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | The Daily Star

    An oil-boom, used for containing oil spill, hangs from a bridge in Shakpura area of Chittagong. The barrier was placed two feet above the water level around two days after three oil wagons of a train fell into a canal at Khatibchar.

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