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1 hr ago | Wall Street Journal

Muslims World-Wide Celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Bangladeshi Muslims sit on the engine of an overcrowded train ahead of Eid al-Fitr at a railway station in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Sunday.

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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Eid joy all around

Happy faces at the windows of a train at Airport Railway Station in the capital yesterday.

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7 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Assam move on asylum invites Paresh scorn

Security personnel inspect a bike in Guwahati on Sunday in the run-up to Independence Day.

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7 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Toll 111, Deb blames count error

Pigs on Sunday roam free on the Eastern Bypass of Siliguri, where a dumping ground is a stone's throw from five educational institutions - Don Bosco School, Salesian College, Nirmala Convent, Auxilium Convent and Goodricke School for Special Education.

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11 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Urdu speakers in Bangladesh urge permanent ceasefire

Minority Council of Urdu Speaking People of Indian Origin in Bangladesh has urged the UN to intervene and lift the siege on Gaza and broker a permanent ceasefire.

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11 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Biman sitting idle with large planes

All six Boeing 777s of Biman remain underutilised for lack of long-haul flights and pilots, causing the national carrier to lose crores of taka every year.

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18 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Solution must come from AL, BNP: UN official

UN Resident Coordinator in Dhaka Neal Walker today said leaders of the two main political parties -- Awami League and BNP -- can agree on conditions that would create way for free and fair elections, asserting that no outsiders can do it.

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20 hrs ago | The Daily Star

2 killed in Cox's Bazar road crash

Two persons were killed and four critically injured when a microbus skidded off the Chittagong-Cox's Bazar highway in Chokoria upazila of Cox's Bazar this morning.

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Yesterday | The Daily Star

With joy, Eid home rush at peak

A launch leaves Dhaka with hundreds of people on board, eager to meet family members and spend the Eid holidays.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Telegraph

NTPC Bangla plant on track

Calcutta, July 26: NTPC Ltd is looking to start electricity generation from its thermal power project in Bangladesh by December 2018.

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Express India

Polishing a nautilus shell

Summary At the centre of Mirror City is an old-fashioned love story in an age of rapid-fire extramarital adventures CHITRITA BANERJI has been a writer of cookbooks, in which she conjures fragments of her childhood in Kolkata, leaving the reader open-mouthed, waiting for the next morsel.

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The Daily Star

BB aims to rein in inflation

Bangladesh Bank Governor Atiur Rahman attends a press conference at his office in Dhaka yesterday to announce the central bank's half-yearly monetary policy.

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India.com

Bangladesh Nationalist Party has missed train, will have to wait till next polls: Sheikh Hasina

Dhaka, July 26 : The Bangladesh Nationalist Party has missed the "electoral train" this year, and will have to wait till the next polls in 2019 to attempt to get back to power, said Prime Minister and ruling Awami League leader Sheikh Hasina on Saturday.

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The Daily Star

Baby Moudud passes away

Eminent journalist and former Awami League lawmaker AN Mahfuza Khatun Baby Moudud died at a city hospital yesterday afternoon.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Daily Star

Through the Eyes of Subir Nandi

Nothing was going according to plan as I set out on my mission of interviewing Subir Nandi, the star singer.

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The Daily Star

the First Days of Television

The proud journey of television started from the very first day of its initiation.

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The Daily Star

Our Storks

On a wet May morning I was travelling east on a Sylhet road, past Charkhai and Barhal, heading towards Zakiganj.

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The Daily Star

Devotional songs of Rajanikanta Sen

The last quarter of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century saw the meteoric rise of Bengali writers, poets, lyricist and story tellers.

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The Daily Star

A walk through a luminous life

As true as it is that Bangladesh's liberation was a culmination of valour, selflessness and sacrifices of millions of people, it is equally true that there were a handful of people who firmly held the fabric of that nationalistic struggle and without them our Liberation War could have well been a valiant failure.

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Newkerala.com

Bangladesh freedom fighter Bir Bikram UK Ching passes away

The veteran freedom fighter breathed his last at the Chittagong Medical College Hospital at 6:15 a.m. on Friday, said his daughter Renu Marma, reports the Daily Star.

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