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3 min ago | The Daily Star

Abe visit as a catalyst for Bangladesh's "Look East Policy"

IT is difficult to overemphasise the economic significance and opportunity for Bangladesh presented by the upcoming State Visit to Dhaka by Japanese PM Shinzo Abe on September 6 and 7. The Honourable PM Hasina concluded a successful trip to Japan in May and secured commitments from the Japanese Government for up to Y 600bn in economic assistance ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | The Daily Star

CU 'Shibir' men blast bombs at Ctg rail stations

Islami Chhatra Shibir activists of Chittagong University unit allegedly blasted at least eight crude bombs at two railway stations this morning demanding reopening of the university's two dormitories.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Daily Star

What's in a name?

THIS debate which I call the naming debate of the adivasi, seems to be an unending one.

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How do you break up an 'old lady'?

What's the best way to dispose of an "old lady"? Should she be dumped on a beach and broken up by rough hands in terrible conditions or should she be taken in a more sedate fashion to a reputable place to be dismantled in an orderly fashion? The question is being debated in the shipping industry where an "old lady" is the usual term for a vessel ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Shirshendu captivates fans in Chittagong

Through his spell with words, Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, one of the most popular writers of Bangladesh and West Bengal , India, captivated his readers and fans who gathered at a bookshop in Chittagong city on Saturday evening, to listen to their favourite writer.

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The Daily Star

Myanmar agrees to take back its verified citizens

This Star file photo shows a family of Rohingya refugees inside their shanty in the Outer Stadium area of Chittagong city.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Daily Star

EPZ investors worried over trade union

Foreign investors in the export processing zones do not want trade unionism as any agitation or demonstration in such specialised industrial zones will hamper production and overseas trade.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Stamford Daily Voice

Stamford Cabbie's Friends Call For Justice As Accused Killer Goes To Court

Mourners, including fellow taxi drivers, gather at the funeral Friday for Mahomed Kamal, 47, that was held at the Stamford Islamic Center at 10 Outlook St. Kamal was stabbed to death early Wednesday and a city man has been arrested.

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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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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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