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News on Bangladesh continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Bangladesh Condemns Israel's Attacks On Gaza

Bangladesh has condemned Israel's attacks on the Gaza Strip which have resulted in civilian deaths and destruction of public property, Xinhua news agency reported.

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3 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Brothel closure puts 750 prostitutes on the street

Bangladesh's oldest brothel has been shut down following pressure from local clerics and politicians amid rising conservatism in the Muslim-majority country, police said on Monday.

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6 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

Can a $40 filter stop the world's worst mass poisoning?

Up to half of the people in Bangladesh have guzzled tainted water, the product of naturally occuring arsenic in the soil.

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7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Bangladeshis protest attacks on Gaza

Teachers and students of different educational institutions, including Chittagong University and Asian University for Women, form a human chain before Chittagong Press Club yesterday protesting Israel's attacks on Gaza.

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7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Her Words: Storytelling with Saris

The inauguration of an exhibition and the book launch of "Her Words: Storytelling with Saris" will be held on July 19 at 5pm at the EMK Center, Dhaka.

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7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

SC clears way for removing structures from 4 rivers

In this Star file photo, a digger at Kanchpur bridge on the Shitalakkhya river is seen evicting sand traders who occupied the river way beyond the walkway, marked in red, built on the bank.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Indian Express

Drawing lines in the water

An international tribunal's award last week on the maritime territorial dispute between India and Bangladesh and its acceptance by Delhi and Dhaka should set the stage for substantive regional maritime cooperation in the Bay of Bengal.

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Speaker for involving all students with IT

Rangpur, July 12 Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Saturday stressed expanding the IT use involving every student of the country in this age of globalization and free flow of information.

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The Nation

Onyx group plans to run many more hotels

Onyx Hospitality Group, one of the biggest Thai hotel-management firms, plans to raise its presence among global players by operating 15 more hotels domestically and overseas over the next three years.

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PM for prompt action to launch Bangabandhu Satellite by Mar 2017

Expressing her dissatisfaction over the slow pace of work regarding the country's first satellite, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked the officials concerned to take more prompt actions to launch Bangabandhu Satellite to orbit by March 2017.

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The Daily Beast

Great Cities are Born FilthyBy Will Doig

London is not a big city . By global standards, it's a fairly calm, quiet, orderly place of medium size that functions fairly well most days.

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The Daily Star

Shopping gets easy with Bajaree.com

Shopping of groceries and daily essentials in Dhaka is really a gruesome chore. The long hours of traffic, wandering in the mud and puddles, haggling over price etc are just not worth your time, right? That is why Bajaree.com is here.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Daily Star

Protection of Jamdani

Geographical Indicative Products Act 2013 was passed in the National Parliament in November 2013.

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Denton Record-Chronicle

DVD reviews: Water, water everywhere

"Watermark," a documentary by Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky, brings together stories from around the world about humankind's relationship with water.

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The Daily Star

Highway repair by July 20

All the roads and highways of the country will be made fit for the smooth movement of vehicles by July 20 to ease the journey of homebound passengers ahead of Eid, Communications Minister Obaidul Quader said yesterday.

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The Daily Star

A Hero's Tale

April 18, 1971. A company of freedom fighters took a determined defence position in a village called Daruin to resist the advancing Pakistan occupation army.

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The Daily Star

"Badh": The struggle of life

As part of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy's annual drive to produce new plays countrywide, the Theatre and Drama Department of the Dhaka unit of BSA premiered their production "Badh" at the National Theatre Hall on Friday.

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The Daily Star

Rail, water ways should also be developed

The government should develop rail and water ways sectors instead of only focusing on road communications in a bid to ensure overall development of the communications system, said environmentalists and right activists at a discussion yesterday.

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The Daily Star

To Mother, With Love

For more than 14 years, Didar Islam lived the American dream working as an electrical engineer for top companies.

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The Daily Star

Leaving for Beirut

On a winter night in 1981, Momen left for Beirut. When I met him the day before, his 17-year-old eyes twinkled with the excitement of joining the Palestine Liberation Organisation .

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