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  1. Bangladesh ready to return Rohingya, who say they'll refuseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    Rohingya Muslims Nurul Amin, 35, left, and Mohammed Selim, 23, whose names are on the first list to be repatriated back to Myanmar, talk to the Associated Press outside Jamtoli refugee camp, in Bangladesh, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. Bangladesh authorities said they are ready to begin repatriating some of the more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled from army-led violence in Myanmar since last year, but refugees scheduled to leave said they would refuse to go because of fears for their safety.

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  2. Rohingya repatriation pushed back to 2019 | Bangkok Post: newsRead the original story

    52 min ago | UAport

    News Business Video Photos Opinion Lifestyle Auto Jobs Property Travel Learning Tech More COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Bangladesh's plans to tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis are set to be stalled until the new year with repatriation and relocation programmes only likely be revisited after year- end general elections, a top Bangladeshi official said on Sunday.

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  3. 330,000 Rohingyas and host community to get cholera vaccine in Cox's Bazar - Bangladesh | ReliefWebRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Crofs Blogs

    Via ReliefWeb, a report from the govenment of Bangladesh, WHO, and UNICEF: 330,000 Rohingyas and host community to get cholera vaccine in Cox's Bazar . Excerpt: Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 17 November 2018: Nearly 330,000 Rohingyas refugees and Bangladesh host community will be vaccinated against cholera in a month-long campaign beginning today in the refugee camps in Cox's Bazar and its nearby areas, to protect vulnerable population against the deadly disease amidst increased risk of flooding in the ongoing cyclone season.

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  4. Olin's inkRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Dhaka is far from being spoilt when it comes to good tattoo places. The city is simply not the right place for tattoos! But that thought is also quite wrong as Dhaka is now home to one of the most promising professional tattoo artists out there, working under the brand Olin Inkling.

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  5. We don't have many concerns: RhodesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Despite Bangladesh drawing their recent two-Test home series against Zimbabwe 1-1, many will have given the visitors the edge as they stayed competitive throughout the series while Bangladesh's batting failed abjectly in the first Test, and it remains the Tigers' biggest concern. The home batsmen eventually managed to snap the streak of eight consecutive sub-200 scores in the second Test in Mirpur, where Mushfiqur Rahim struck a magnificent double hundred and Mominul Haque registered his sixth Test ton.

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  6. Is Khaleda Zia qualified to contest the upcoming election?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... person, on appeal, was allowed to contest or remain MPs. According to Mahmudul Islam ( Constitutional Law of Bangladesh , 3rd edition, p. 461), a person who is convicted of moral turpitude and sentenced to more than two years will have to petition ...

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  7. The Quest for Finding BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Scotland has its Loch Ness, China, its assortment of dragons, and India, a whole consort of mythological beings that have delved into their culture and identity. What do we have from our ancient histories that form an integral part of our identify? I did not have an answer, and this is the question that lead me to initiate Finding Bangladesh.

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  8. The alluring magic of three symbolsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... number of components of respective alliance." Iftekharuzzaman, executive director of Transparency International Bangladesh, says electoral symbols of political parties are more than brands for commercial purpose; in most cases they represent the ...

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  9. No AL ticket for at least 13 MPsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... Dhirendra Debnath Shambhu (Barguna-1) and Showkat Hasanur Rahman Rimon (Barguna-2), the sources said. Former Bangladesh Bank governor Dr Mohammed Farashuddin was an AL aspirant for Habiganj-4, but the AL nominated incumbent MP Mahbub Ali for that ...

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  10. Service at railway dispensaries continues to deteriorateRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... at night, making the staff working there feel insecure, locals said. Only one doctor has been attending six Bangladesh Railway (BR) dispensaries in Mymensingh, Jamalpur, Kishoreganj and Habiganj districts for the last five years. "I have to perform ...

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  11. Cheap labour continues to draw Japanese investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    The devastating terrorist attack in Dhaka in July 2016 that killed seven Japanese citizens could not dampen the Far East nation's attraction towards Bangladesh when it comes to trade and investment. Since 2016, 24 new Japanese companies came to Bangladesh to take the tally to 269, according to data from the Japan External Trade Organisation in Dhaka.

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  12. Four youths found dead in NarayanganjRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    A teenager, who was stabbed in Tongi Saturday night, died yesterday at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Six others were injured in the attack.

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  13. Exclusive: Rohingya repatriation, relocation plans set to be pushed...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Bangladesh's plans to tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis are set to be stalled until the new year with repatriation and relocation programmes only likely be revisited after year-end general elections, a top Bangladeshi official said on Sunday. Abul Kalam, Bangladesh's refugee relief and repatriation commissioner, told Reuters "a new course of action" needed to be adopted on repatriation that took into account refugees' key demands.

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  14. Bangladesh vs West Indies: It is great to have Shakib Al Hasan back: Bangladesh coach Steve RhodesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CricketCountry.com

    Bangladesh coach Steve Rhodes is happy with Shakib Al Hasan returning from injury for the West Indies series and said that he is a master tactician and somebody of Shakib's stature, cleverness and tactical awareness is a really important cog to a successful Bangladesh team. "It is great to have him back.

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  15. Journos, activists join in #MeToo protestsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Female journalists and activists form a human chain in front of Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka on November 18, 2018 expressing solidarity with #MeToo movement in Bangladesh. Photo: Star/Prabir Das #MeToo movement in Bangladesh is women's outburst of their accumulated abuse for decades and it should be promoted to create a woman-friendly country, said female journalists and activists yesterday.

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  16. Bangladesh tightens New Year's Eve celebrations in capital for national electionRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Emerging from a meeting on the security issues during the celebrations of Christmas Day and the New Year, Bangladeshi Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan, in a press briefing in Dhaka on Sunday, instructed Dhaka dwellers not to use public places and rooftops to celebrate New Year's Eve.

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  17. AL complains to EC over Tarique's involvementRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... attack, he does not have any valid Bangladeshi travel document. The UK Home Office sent his passport to the Bangladesh High Commission. He has to apply for a new passport to return home, according a UNB report. Bangladesh government wants to bring ...

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  18. Sheikh Hasina: Lawsuit threat over Bangladesh PM 'tail' errorRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Newsday

    A supporter of Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina has threatened to sue a cinema over a spelling error that inadvertently said she had a "tail". Bangladesh will hold a general election next month, with Prime Minister Hasina and her Awami League hoping to retain power.

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  19. Exclusive: Rohingya repatriation, relocation plans pushed back to 2019 - government officialRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Bangladesh's plans to tackle the Rohingya refugee crisis have been stalled until the new year with repatriation and relocation programmes only likely to be revisited following year-end general elections, a top Bangladeshi official said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Hundreds of Rohingya refugees shout slogans as they protest against their repatriation at the Unchiprang camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh November 15, 2018.

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  20. Clash halts traffic on Dhaka-Chattogram highwayRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Photo: Traffic movement on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway remains suspended following a clash between two rival groups in Narayanganj over establishing supremacy in the area. Photo: Sanad Shaha Traffic movement on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway remains suspended since this afternoon following a clash between two rival groups in Narayanganj over establishing supremacy in the area.

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