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40 min 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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40 min ago | India Gazette

Dhaka lets FCI ship food to NE using its key port

India has begun using a new trade route via a Bangladeshi port as well as land terrain to ship foodgrains to the North-east, as the NDA government steps up ties with the neighbour on the back of foreign minister Sushma Swaraj's recent successful visit.

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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Save Buriganga from grabbing

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed the authorities concerned to take effective measures to reclaim illegally occupied parts of the Buriganga river and free it of pollution.

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7 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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12 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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Sat Jul 26, 2014

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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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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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Financial Times

Louis Kahn at the Design Museum, London

Louis Kahn is known for his aphorism about "asking a brick what it wants to be" - the idea that a natural language of architecture will emerge from the innate properties of materials.

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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

UK visa now from India

All United Kingdom visa applications submitted in Bangladesh will be assessed by the visa section at the British High Commission in New Delhi from October 1, according to a press release issued by the British High Commission in Dhaka yesterday.

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The Daily Star

Home rush begins

Work on the expansion of the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway into a dual carriageway results in a day-long traffic jam on Boilor intersection on the outskirts of Mymensingh town.

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Rediff.com

15 Indian cities among the world's most polluted

World Health Organisation has come up with a list of most polluted cities in the world.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Daily Star

Flood control dyke on verge of collapse

The flood control embankment in Rohodaha area in Sariakandi upazila of Bogra is on the verge of collapse due to constant onslaught by the river Jamuna.

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The Daily Star

Four factories busted for using tannery waste

A mobile court backed up by Rab raids a factory in Hazaribagh in the capital yesterday where leather strips, allegedly tainted with chromium, was being used for making poultry feed.

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The Daily Star

Workshop for aspiring filmmakers held

A training programme on filmmaking, titled "Stop Not Film Banao" was recently launched, targeting cultural and film clubs of various universities of Bangladesh, sponsored by "Stop Not", the popular snack brand from the house of Perfetti van Melle.

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The Daily Star

Tangail weaving Eid happiness

Roksana Begum, a homemaker from Uttara in Dhaka, hired a microbus and came to Tangail's Pathrail along with some relatives last week.

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