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1 hr ago | The Daily Star

Bulbul

Monsoon is close to end. With most migrant birds gone, the bird-watcher's fancy turns to our year-round local birds.

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11 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Bangladeshis among five arrested in Mizoram

Five tribals, including two Bangladeshis, have been arrested in Mizoram and a huge cache of arms and ammunition recovered from them, a Border Security Force officer said here Friday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Daily Star

Brutal murder in the capital

Unidentified assailants slit the throat of the chief imam of the Supreme Court mosque and a presenter of Islamic programmes in two private television channels at his East Rajabazar house in the capital last night.

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The Daily Star

Far East Knitting debuts on bourses today

Far East Knitting and Dyeing Industries will make its share trading debut on the Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges today.

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The Daily Star

Dhaka, Chittagong divisions home to most of the poor

Dhaka division has the highest share of country's poor population followed by Chittagong, thanks to a high concentration of industrial and other economic activities that attracted streams of impoverished people from backward regions.

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The Daily Star

Bring on the boats or what?

Although it's officially autumn, monsoon seems to be adamant, unwilling to go away.

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Newkerala.com

Larsen & Toubro inks contract to set up 225 MW power plant in Bangladesh

Engineering conglomerate Larsen Toubro and Bangladesh Power Development Board have signed a contract to set up a 225 megawatt, gas-based power plant in Sikalbaha, Chittagong in Bangladesh, a company statement said here Tuesday.

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Bangladesh showed 'very positive attitude' to Indian proposals

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed a "very positive" attitude to Indian proposals of allowing Ashuganj River Port of her country as a port of call and introduction of Agartala-Kolkata direct bus servive via Dhaka, a Tripura minister has said.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Daily Star

Dangerous plan to spread yaba

Just days before his arrest on Sunday, Abdullah Jubayer had set up a makeshift factory in Chittagong to make a small quantity of yaba tablets on a test basis.

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The Daily Star

Recognition of indigenous people

THE tribal and the minor race-people of the hill-tracts and the plain land of Bangladesh have, for a couple of years, been raising voice for Constitutional recognition as 'indigenous' .

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The Daily Star

Invest to explore marine resources

The private sector should come forward to invest in exploring marine resources in a bid to boost the country's gross domestic product, analysts said yesterday.

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The Daily Star

Navy warship catches fire at Ctg port

A warship of Bangladesh Navy caught fire at Chittagong port this afternoon. The fire originated around 2:00pm from the kitchen of the ship -- BNS Omar Faroque, the Bangla daily Prothom Alo reports quoting sources at the navy, port and fire service.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Daily Star

Bela chief accuses govt of insincerity

Expressing dissatisfaction over activities of the Department of Environment , Bela Chief Executive Syeda Rizwana Hasan yesterday accused the government of not being sincere in its efforts to make environmental courts effective.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

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Fierce clashes in Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi man rides past a truck set on fire by activists of Islamic party Jamaat-e-Islami during a strike called by the party in Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

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The Daily Star

Key part made in Bangladesh

Workers of Op-Seed Bangladesh at Chittagong EPZ busy manufacturing pushbuttons of vending machines widely used in Japan.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Daily Star

2 lakh Yaba tablets seized in Ctg

Bangladesh Coast Guard members seized two lakh Yaba tablets from a canal of Karnaphuli river in Anwara upazila of Chittagong early today.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Daily Star

Rohingya, trade high on agenda

Repatriation of Rohingya refugees, border management, human trafficking, boosting trade and investment, and introduction of coastal shipping will be high on the agenda at the Bangladesh-Myanmar meeting to be held in Dhaka on August 31. The foreign secretary-level Eighth Foreign Office Consultation will also discuss issues like regular holding of ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Daily Star

Japan to get exclusive zone

With Japanese investors moving their plants from China to other countries, Bangladesh has decided to set up a dedicated economic zone for the entrepreneurs of the world's third largest economic power.

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The Daily Star

We just want to touch people's hearts with our work -- Kankan Das

Kankan Das is one of the most prominent names in Chittagong's theatre arena. In a career spanning 25 years, she has given innumerable memorable performances in some of the biggest plays to be produced from the port city.

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The Daily Star

A Tale of Two Peoples

A serene green landscape with foggy hills, brooks and rapids with crystal clear water can be deceptive of the true nature of the Chittagong Hill Tracts .

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