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39 min ago | CPJ Press Freedom Online

TV presenter for religious programs murdered in Bangladesh

The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Bangladeshi authorities to investigate the murder this week of a TV host, and to identify the motive and bring the perpetrators to justice.

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4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Floods rage thru' north

Inundated houses in Rohodoha of Shariakandi upazila of Bogra after the Jamuna washed away 300 metres of a dyke.

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4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

The colours and grace of Bangladesh

"True Colors - Rediscovering Bangladesh", is a distinctive painting exhibition that was inaugurated on August 25 at Radisson Blu Water Garden Hotel, Dhaka , held in collaboration with Dhaka Art Centre.

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4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Nepal win frenetic Sylhet friendly

Nepal U-23 goalkeeper Alan Neupane catches the ball under pressure from Bangladesh U-23 striker Wahed Ahmed during their international friendly match at the Sylhet District Stadium yesterday.

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11 hrs ago | The Cricketer International

Gazi Tank sign four more Bangladesh players

After confirming Shakib Al Hasan, Dhaka Premier League defending champions Gazi Tank Cricketers have signed four other Bangladesh players during the two-day players' transfer window.

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12 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Lamudi makes house hunting convenient

Hunting for apartments or plots for purchase or rent has become a daunting task for today's busy urbanites.

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Related Topix: Bangladesh, World News, Asia, Home Listing, Home, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Thu Aug 28, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Glyphosate - The silent danger causing lead poisoning in pregnant women

The fight taking place doesn't always involve guns on the battlefield. Sometimes the battlefield is something quiet and innocent like a field of crops.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Bangladesh, World News,

The Times of India

India to start shipping service to Myanmar, Bangladesh

NEW DELHI: India will soon launch regular shipping service to Myanmar and Bangladesh, a move that would help strengthen ties with the two immediate neighbours.

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The Daily Star

Remembering Selim Al-Deen

In conversation with a journalist a few years before his death, Selim Al-Deen took positive pride in the way the farmers in his tales reached heights as sublime or as heroic as the characters in the old Greek plays.

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The Daily Star

Economic Nirvana

WHEN the Board of Investment invited me to a dialogue on the State of the Economy, it used a trump card of a huge sell-point we have acquired by virtue of a sizeable success through the recent maritime boundary delimitation along the Bay.

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The Daily Star

Three rivers too hungry

This photo taken recently shows the mighty Padma gobbling up its shores at Mawa in Munshiganj disrupting ferry services and destroying approach roads to pontoons.

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Fibre2Fashion

Foreigners in Bangladesh RMG sector under NBR scanner

The National Board of Revenue has decided to run a check on the tax payment of foreign workers in the garment factories in Bangladesh.

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The Daily Star

The Silent Conversation

Bangladesh with more than 30 lakh hearing impaired people, lacks adequate opportunities for learning sign language.

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The Daily Star

PM's caution goes in vain

A river grabber built pillars in the Turag at Kamapara in Tongi and the BIWTA left this "plot of land" untouched even though on Tuesday they had made a ludicrous attempt to recover the "plot" right next to it.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Telegraph

Bangla mission to gauge Modi mind

New Delhi, Aug. 27: Bangladesh foreign minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali will visit India next month on a mission to gauge the Narendra Modi government's commitment to two key bilateral pacts whose implementation Sheikh Hasina has made a touchstone for ties with Delhi.

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The Daily Star

Making Unique Connections

With the help of installations and pictures assimilated to depict the lives of the underprivileged, visiting South American artist Matijn Crowe recreated the lives of the common people of Dhaka.

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Global Voices Online

A Private Hospital in Bangaldesh Held a Patient's Body Ransom...

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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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

Tyre maker CEAT to serve northeast India from Mymensingh plant

India's tyre giant CEAT aims to export back at least 30 percent of the products to be manufactured at its plant in Mymensingh, taking advantage of the duty benefits the neighbouring country has extended to Bangladesh.

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Mydigitalfc.com

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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