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Sunday | Nerve News

House fire kills five in Bangladesh

Five members of a family, including two children, were burnt to death in a house blaze in Bangladesh's Chittagong city Sunday, officials said.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Daily Star

Bangladeshis Relentless In Protesting Attacks On Gaza

Khelaghar, an organisation that works with children, forms a human chain in front of Chittagong Press Club yesterday, protesting Israel's military attack on Gaza and calling for an immediate end to the atrocities.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Daily Star

Bangladeshis stand with Gazans

Sammilito Sangskritik Jote, a platform of cultural organisations, brings out a black flag procession on Dhaka University campus in the capital yesterday, protesting Israel's ongoing attacks on Gaza.

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The Daily Star

Exports from EPZs rise 13.81pc

Exports from eight export processing zones grew 13.81 percent to $5.52 billion in fiscal 2013-14 from the previous year, despite some domestic adversaries.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Cricket World

Zimbabwe Set To Tour Bangladesh

Zimbabwe will tour Bangladeso to play three Tests and five One-Day Internationals in October and November with all eight matches being played in Chittagong and Dhaka.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Daily Star

Some countries maintain double standards

Protesting on-going Israel's air strikes on Gaza, cultural activists, journalists, and general people under the banner Sacheton Nagorik Samaj form a human chain in front of Chittagong Press Club yesterday.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

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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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

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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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Daily Star

RMG exports hit record $24.5b

Garment exports hit a record high at $24.50 billion in the immediate past fiscal year, rising 13.86 percent year-on-year, according to Export Promotion Bureau.

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The Florida Times-Union

Frank Denton: Finding a haven from hate and persecution

Every religion, seemingly, has its radicals - often hateful radicals - and every religion has many more adherents at the other extreme, people who actually live their better beliefs.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Daily Star

Attackers should be sued for attempted murder

A case for attempted murder should be filed against those who attacked the motorcade of the International Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission in Rangamati on Saturday, noted columnist Syed Abul Moksud said yesterday.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Daily Star

4 held over attempt to kill ex-BCL chief

Rapid Action Battalion members have arrested four people for their alleged attempt to kill Enamul Haq Shamim, a central leader of the ruling Awami League, in the capital last month.

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The Daily Star

Food grains imports surge to two-year high

Food grains imports touched a two-year high in fiscal 2013-14 on the back of low prices of rice and wheat.

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The Daily Star

Search begins for 'The Ultimate Man'

The audition round of 'Fair & Handsome, the Ultimate Man-Season 2, powered by Bangladesh Navy' was completed recently.

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The Daily Star

Attack on Int'l CHT Commission

TWO officials of the International Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission and a police officer were injured in Rangamati yesterday during their visit to the hill region.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Daily Star

Expressway project placed under PPP

The government yesterday inked a Tk 83 crore deal with a joint venture for preparing a detailed design of the Dhaka-Chittagong expressway, nearly a decade after the initiative was taken for faster communications between the capital and the port city.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Daily Star

Gold seized again at Ctg airport

A day into the recovery of 8.86 kilogrammes of gold from two vacuum cleaners, customs officials today seized 28 gold bars weighing over three kgs from an IPS at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong this morning.

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Foreign Policy

When Buddhist Monks Wield Kalashnikovs

"I was a monk. Most of us used to be," says a heavily armed soldier in the rugged mountains of northern Burma's Kachin state.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Daily Star

Corruption all the way

Private universities are involved in transactions of "illegal money" at different stages -- from taking approvals for setting up a university to awarding certificates to students, says a study of Transparency International Bangladesh.

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The Daily Star

Huge Yaba consignment seized in Ctg

Bangladesh Coast Guard detained a man and recovered 150,000 pieces of Yaba tablets from his possession at Chittagong port early today.

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