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  1. Enclave people who opted for Indian citizenship to get ID cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | The Daily Star

    As part of Land Boundary Agreement, India is going to distribute Temporary Travel - cum- Identity Passes among former enclave dwellers in Panchagarh, Lalmonirhat, Kurigram who opted for its nationality. The Indian high commission in Dhaka along with its assistant high commission in Rajshahi will distribute the passes at special camps located in the three northern districts on Monday and Tuesday.

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  2. HDFC Bank launches Dhanchayat in West BengalRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Dhanchayat is an educational film created by the bank to raise awareness on the dangers of borrowing money from the unorganised sector, particularly in rural areas. This film has been launched under the aegis of Swachch Banking, the Banks latest CSR initiative.

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  3. Letter from QANATARRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    When I received my marching orders for Egypt, I knew it was meant to be a punishment posting. Based on unsubstantiated allegations of supporting her opponent, the then Prime Minister had decided my fate; I was to go to oblivion.

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  4. The Diplomat: Why did Bangladesh just launch a raid against Myanmar...Read the original story

    Thursday | Burmanet

    Bangladesh has launched a raid against Myanmar separatists following a gun battle between local forces and the Arakan Army, local media sources reported August 27. The remote hills on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border have been home to a range of separatist groups from neighboring Myanmar for decades. The groups - including the Arakan Army which was formed in 2009 and fights for the independence of Arakan state - have long posed a problem for Bangladesh's security forces along a poorly-policed border.

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  5. Sale of advance train tickets begins on Sept 15Read the original story

    Thursday | The Daily Star

    Bangladesh Railway will start selling advance train tickets on September 15 to ensure hassle-free journey for Eid-ul-Azha holidaymakers. The sale will continue till September 19 at Kamalapur in the capital and Chittagong railway station, said Railways Minister Mujibul Haque yesterday.

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  6. Dream Project ends with an ExhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Star

    As part of a project by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, a nine-member delegation led by Professor Park form the Korea National University of Arts conducted a workshop in Dhaka. Eight students from Korea and 22 students from Bangladesh gave presentations on their research outputs of the workshop where they were let into the graphic design practice of Korea.

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  7. 'Revolutionary' Bangladeshi hospital built with the help of Salisbury businessmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Salisbury Journal

    A TRAINING hospital in Bangladesh was once a dream, but it has now become a reality following funding and support by a Salisbury-based businessman and councillor. Atiqul Hoque, who owns Hox Brasserie on Fisherton Street, was one of a number of British backers of the hospital in Dhaka which will help improve the standard of healthcare in Bangladesh.

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  8. Dhaka now more prepared to face major earthquake: USRead the original story

    Thursday | The Daily Star

    Appreciating the progress made in Bangladesh, the United States says the country is more prepared for a major earthquake in Dhaka city today than in the past. Photo: STAR FILE.

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  9. Stand beside street children with ShakibRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | The Daily Star

    Eid is approaching. The shopping list of goodies keeps on growing. Before the pleasure of getting expensive gifts and gadgets consume you during the holy occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, spare a thought for the less unfortunate ones.

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  10. Sunil Narine aims Test comeback after fine-turning his actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | CricketCountry.com

    Sunil Narine opted out of the West Indies World Cup squad earlier this year to focus on his rehabilitation A Getty Images Port of Spain : Embattled off-spinner Sunil Narine could soon be available again for the West Indies in the longest version of cricket but first wants to continue fine-turning his action. West Indies head coach Phil Simmons said he had spoken during the Caribbean Premier League to the 27-year-old who indicated he would make himself available only for the limited-overs versions at this stage, reports CMC .

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  11. Narine open to Tests once action improvesRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Newkerala.com

    Embattled off-spinner Sunil Narine could soon be available again for the West Indies in the longest version of cricket but first wants to continue fine-turning his action. West Indies head coach Phil Simmons said he had spoken during the Caribbean Premier League to the 27-year-old who indicated he would make himself available only for the limited-overs versions at this stage, reports CMC.

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  12. 'Too costly' for Saudi firmsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Daily Star

    Recruitment offices in Saudi Arabia have decided to stop hiring Bangladeshi domestic workers, claiming that a supply crunch has raised costs, says Arab News. According to a report the local English daily ran yesterday, Ibrahim Al-Megheimish, a recruitment expert, said there were too few Bangladeshi workers seeking employment, which meant costs had risen from $1,000 to $1,800 to get them there.

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  13. US envoy explores investment opportunities in northeastRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Newkerala.com

    US Ambassador to India Richard Verma on Tuesday discussed investment opportunities in the northeast with Assam Governor P.B. Acharya here. Verma, along with US Consul General in Kolkata, Craig L. Hall and Consul for Political and Economic Affairs Gaurav Bansal, paid a courtesy call on Acharya, according to a Raj Bhavan statement.

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  14. QC opens 13 healthcare centres in BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | The Peninsula

    DOHA: Qatar Charity recently opened 13 healthcare centres in different places in Bangladesh to benefit more than 500,000 people . QC implemented the projects in the poorest districts of Pabna, Kishoreganj , Gazipur, Naogaon, Madaripur, Barguna, Gaibandha, and Barisal, at a cost of QR1,000,000.

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  15. Russia to publish book on HasinaRead the original story

    Monday Aug 31 | The Daily Star

    The Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences will publish the book as part of its initiative to print such books on leaders who are changing the world, said academy chief Dr Vitaly V Naumkin. Naumkin said his organisation will publish the book in different languages including Russian, English, Arabic and Bengali.

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  16. 6 Bangladeshi survivors sickRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Daily Star

    At least six people among the 54 Bangladeshi survivors of the boat capsize in the Mediterranean Sea are sick, but they are out of danger, says a Bangladeshi diplomat. "They had swum up to 15 kilometres.

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  17. Owners seek hike in Dhaka, Ctg bus fareRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Daily Star

    Star file photo showing buses stranded at a terminal. Private bus operators conveyed a proposal to the road transport and bridges ministry to increase bus fare in Dhaka and Chittagong following the recent hike in gas and power tariff.

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  18. China to build 2 more bridges in BangladeshRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | The Daily Star

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader said China will construct two more friendship bridges in Bangladesh. Star file photo.

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  19. The Blue HourRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | TrekEarth

    Shot taken at Udaypur Beach , West Bengal.. About Digha:- Digha is a seaside resort city in the state of West Bengal, India.

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  20. Wheels of change in need of checkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Telegraph

    Spread over 11.5 acres, the Kolkata Central Bus Terminus is the result of a Supreme Court order in September 2011, upholding a high court ruling ordering the state government to shift the Esplanade and Babughat bus termini away from the city. Santragachhi was chosen because of its location - just over 12km from the Calcutta city centre and close to the Kona Expressway.

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