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  1. Flood insurance gives hope to farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... upazilas in Sirajganj. The level of optimism in these farmers lives have skyrocketed since. Vulnerable parts of Bangladesh are affected with flood commonly, often twice a year. Large floods occur in 3.3 years-cycle. There were 16 massive floods ...

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  2. Famous banyan tree on the verge of ruinRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... for the center never even arrived! It's a shame that this great wonder of nature has been neglected and people in Bangladesh outside this region don't even know that the largest banyan tree of Asia is located in Bangladesh! Official sources said, in ...

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  3. I aspired to become a pilot ... SwagataRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Swagata is a household name on the small screen, besides being a model, anchor, actress and singer.

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  4. Dramatic rise in Teesta waterRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... Indian authorities have opened the sluice gates of their Gazoldoba barrage," said Mir Sazzad Hossain, a member of Bangladesh JRC. On Saturday and Sunday, the water flow was 688 and 789 and cusecs respectively, he added. Only 416 to 650 cusecs of ...

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  5. DPL slated for OctoberRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... to June is the financial calendar," said Nasir. Two editions of the league were promised for this year by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) after a five-month delay last year to start the league. The promise was made to ensure season-wise ...

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  6. Dhaka take their crownRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... with Dhaka, who had effectively won the championship earlier this week, being officially crowned winners of Bangladesh's premier four-day competition. While the league did witness a number of good performances, it also showcased that it is yet to be ...

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  7. Cut fare by 15pc for 1st 2km: PMRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... The on-call rate for the cabs has been fixed at Tk 20. The prime minister expressed her hope that members of Bangladesh Army would be more active in earning the trust of the people, providing the desired services to them. She mentioned that a number ...

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  8. Battling for a safer BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... sweater factory collapsed in 2005, killing 64 workers, hardly anything changed to improve factory safety in Bangladesh, according to a report by The New York Times. Then the Rana Plaza factory near Dhaka collapsed on April 24 last year, killing ...

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  9. AL can't ensure due share of Teesta water: BNPRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    BNP starts long-march towards Teesta Barrage in Nilphamari from Uttara of the capital demanding due share of the river's water.

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  10. AL allies press for Teesta talksRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... bilateral talks with neighbouring India. They said the government should persuade Indian authorities to meet Bangladesh's demand, as the people of northern districts were badly affected by India's massive withdrawal of the Teesta water violating ...

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  11. 4 green activists surrender, get bailRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... are false. The accused environmentalists are: Mobassher Hossain, former president of Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB); Iqbal Habib, joint secretary of Bangladesh Paribesh Andolon (Bapa); Kamrunnahar Dana, general secretary of Bangladesh ...

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  12. 2nd Int'l Animation Cartoon fest ends todayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... 2014 ends today at Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of Central Public Library, Shahbagh. Children Communication Bangladesh (CCB) has organised the festival in association with Ifad Multi Food Products Limited, which is open for the children. Noted ...

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  13. 141 trade unions formed in 15 monthsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... registration of new trade unions is a sign of a new era of collective bargaining and freedom of association in Bangladesh, which can act as a catalyst for change in other industries." State Minister for Labour and Employment Mujibul Haque Chunnu ...

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  14. People look at the burnt Tazreen Fashions Limited garments factory outside Dhaka on Nov. 11, 2012.Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    To give her daughter the opportunity neither she nor her mother had, Nazma Akhter made the only choices possible for a poor, illiterate woman in Bangladesh .

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  15. Strike Trips Up Largest Sport Shoe FactoryRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sky News

    ... as an executive for global shoe brand Nike admitted the huge pressure on increasing margins led the company into Bangladesh for clothing, ahead of a factory collapse last April in Dhaka that claimed more than 1,100 lives. Nike chief operating ...

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  16. 23rd Anniversary 2014 - Challenges of Moving ForwardRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2014 | The Daily Star

    While Bangladesh has left behind the belittling epithet of a 'basket case' over the 42 years of independence, it is hard to feel satisfied by the pace and pattern of progress that she has made in socio-economic development.

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  17. Infamous DC-10 takes its final flightRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2014 | Boulder Weekly

    ... reporting that the final commercial flight using the infamous DC-10 airplane is now in the history books. Biman Bangladesh Airlines had been the world's last passenger airline to use the three-engine widebody for regularly scheduled passenger ...

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  18. Safety lacking after Bangladesh factory disaster: USRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Times

    WASHINGTON: A year after the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory building left more than 1,100 dead, Washington says it remains concerned about worker safety and rights in Bangladesh.

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  19. Sumzine x Helpsy Celebrate Fashion Revolution Day USA This Thursday...Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... the garment industry. On April 24th, 2014, one year following the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Fashion Revolution Day aims to honor the lives of the 1133 sweatshop laborers killed and over 2500 injured as a result of ...

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  20. Fashion followers focus world's attention on Bangladeshi tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... pregnant and working as a sewing operator on the seventh floor of the Rana Plaza factory complex, in Dhaka, Bangladesh when it collapsed last year. She lost consciousness for two hours. Her husband, Jewel, who was working five floors below her for ...

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