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  1. Christmas in BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    ROUGH CUT STORY: Bangladesh's Christian community celebrated Christmas on Thursday by attending a church ceremony in Dhaka. Hundreds flocked to the capital's church in the morning.

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  2. Yet another Rab man admits link to N'ganj-7 murderRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Another member of Rapid Action Battalion yesterday gave a confessional statement before a Narayanganj court yesterday, admitting his involvement in the killing of seven people in Narayanganj city in April. With Asad of Rab-11, 17 out of the arrested 20 Rab men, including three sacked officials, gave confessional statements, the sources said.

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  3. Oh Our Lord, Give us Patience, Now, Right NowRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    You are living in a fool's paradise if, standing in a queue, you think that sooner or later the line will move forward and you will be able to buy the ticket for the Ananta Jalil flick you have been patiently waiting to watch. The very fact that they have had to wait in a line is degrading enough for a Bangladeshi; sooner rather than later you will realise that 8/9 of your fellow countrymen have appeared from nowhere and have formed their own line, which, to your horror you will realise that, is longer than the queue that you are in.

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  4. Realtors look to revamp sales with midsized flatsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... 1,400 square feet (sq ft), within a budget of Tk 65 lakh to Tk 1.2 crore. Real Estate and Housing Association of Bangladesh (REHAB) is organising the fair at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka that began on Wednesday. "We are ...

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  5. Pictures Tell it AllRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Leaders and activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League central committee, and its Dhaka University, Dhaka College and Buet units could be clearly identified from the pictures photographers took during the attack on BNP men in the capital's Bakshibazar area on Wednesday.

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  6. Loads of gold, currency seizedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Sheikh Md Ali sitting in his Paltan flat with a DB official as detectives and customs officials search his home for gold bars and foreign currencies yesterday. Photo: Akram Hosen Customs Intelligence officials and detectives yesterday seized gold bars weighing 61 kg, Tk 4.5 crore and Saudi rials worth Tk 14 lakh from a house at Purana Paltan in the capital.

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  7. Hero of Jamalpur war also had son fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Towards the last days of our Liberation War, the commanding officer of Pakistan army in Jamalpur, Lt Col Sultan Ahmed, had sent a bullet to Brigadier Hardev Singh Kler in response to the latter's call for surrender. In a letter written on December 9, 1971, Brig Kler had asked Lt Col Sultan to surrender to save lives of those under his command, recalled the Brigadier's son Dee Jay Kler who was then a flying officer of the Indian Air Force .

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  8. Triyak celebrates 40th anniversary in ChittagongRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... Noor inaugurated the festival. Terming the theatre movement as the highest achievement of the Liberation War of Bangladesh, Noor said theatre activists of the country have shown their talent despite many limitations and lack of facilities. He ...

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  9. Christmas celebratedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... in churches to mark the day. Children's programmes were also arranged in different city hotels. Archbishop of Bangladesh Patrick D Rozario, ambassadors and representatives from different foreign missions, distinguished persons of the Christian ...

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  10. Tk 1,000cr through IPOs despite slow marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... even presented false financial data in their prospectuses, which raised questions about the quality of the IPOs. Bangladesh Securities and Exchange Commission suspended the IPO subscriptions of Khulna Printing and Packaging (KPP), and fined FAR ...

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  11. Higher allowances proposed for govt employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    For example, a secretary draws Tk 75,966 including a DA of Tk 6,000 now. In line with the proposed salary structure, a secretary's salary will rise 88 percent to Tk 142,833, but there will be no DA, according to a report submitted by the commission's Chairman Mohammad Farashuddin to Finance Minister AMA Muhith on December 21. Besides the basic salary, a large portion of a government staff's salary is the house rent allowance; some changes have been made in that category this time.

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  12. Citi stays upbeat on economic growthRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Improving political stability will help Bangladesh achieve higher economic growth in the current fiscal year, banking giant Citi said in its annual market update. "The overall growth outlook for 2014-2015 is favourable and the growth recovery has begun with the return of political stability," it said in an analysis on Bangladesh for 2014.

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  13. BCL takes over Khaleda's venueRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    A banner, courtesy of Bhawal Badre Alam Govt College unit of pro-ruling Bangladesh Chhatra League, is placed on the ground of the college in Gazipur declaring a rally for tomorrow. Photo: Star Equipped with iron rods and sticks, several hundred Chhatra League men yesterday took control of Bhawal Badre Alam College ground in Gazipur and vowed to resist Khaleda Zia's rally tomorrow.

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  14. BCL men not seen thereRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    State Minister for Home Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal yesterday denied the involvement of Bangladesh Chhatra League activists in Wednesday's clash with BNP men at Bakshibazar. The home boss's comments came a day after many BCL leaders and activists were spotted with firearms, iron rods and sticks while assaulting BNP men who gathered around a makeshift court at Bakshibazar before BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia appeared there for a hearing in two graft cases.

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  15. Alarming loss of farmlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... for environment as it requires infusion of salt water that has taken a massive toll in the southern districts of Bangladesh where large tracts of land have lost productivity altogether. These are some of the problems that beset policymakers. With ...

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  16. A busy year for TV artistesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... Charunirum organised a festival of one-hour plays in Shahbagh. Television Programme Producers' Association of Bangladesh also arranged picnic for TV stars in Ashulia. Afsana Mimi once again came into the spotlight with a culinary show "Nostalgia". ...

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  17. 61kg gold, currencies seizedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Customs Intelligence officials and detectives seize several sacks and luggage full of gold and foreign currencies from a house at Purana Paltan in Dhaka on Thursday, December 25, 2014. Photo: Akram Hosen Customs Intelligence officials and detectives in a joint drive today seized 528 gold bars weighing around 61kg, Tk 4.5 crore and Saudi rials worth Tk 14 lakh from a house at Purana Paltan in Dhaka.

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  18. Pakistan is violating the International Law by Protecting the War...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Pakistan Christian Post

    ... the entire Pakistan state machinery takes an anti '71 war tribunal stand and campaign internationally against Bangladesh. People of Bangladesh always remember that they paid such a huge cost by sacrificing 3 millions of lives to get their liberty ...

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  19. Chinese foreign minister visits NepalRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... an Yadav and Prime Minister Sushil Koirala separately. After completing his Nepal visit, he will leave for Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday. (Anil Giri can be contacted at girianil@gmail.com)

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  20. Rein in - goons' or face similar attacks, Hanif tells BNPRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... and vandalised his vehicle," Hanif said. Biswas came under the attack when the activists of pro-AL student wing Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) were clashing with BNP and JCD men as the latter were gathering in Bakshibazar and its surrounding areas ...

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