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12 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Govt gets 72-hr to withdraw illegal human hauliers in 5 dists

The High Court today directed the government to stop the plying of illegal three-wheelers on the highways of five southern districts within 72 hours. Deputy commissioners and superintendents of police of Barisal, Khulna, Madaripur, Faridpur and Rajbari have been asked to comply with the order and submit a report before it by two weeks.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Daily Star

Noted folk singer in dire straits

One of Kangalini Sufia's most famous songs, "Poraner Bandhob Re, Buri Hoilam Tor Karone..." is ironically coming true in the artiste's life, who is in a very difficult situation financially, socially and physically. Recently, Sufia went to the Savar Municipality seeking financial help for her treatment, where the municipality mayor allotted only Tk 1,000 for her.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Daily Star

Feroza Begum's condition critical

The condition of legendary Nazrul singer Feroza Begum is critical and now undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospital in Dhaka, Bangla daily Prothom Alo reports. Her heart and kidney are not functioning well, the daily reports quoting the doctors of the hospital.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Daily Star

Schools now flood shelters

The ongoing floods are not only causing untold sufferings for over two million people of 19 districts but also hampering educational activities in the affected areas.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Daily Star

Flood hits six more districts

Two women cook in their front yard in ankle-deep water as the flooding and erosion by the Jamuna continue to devastate the Phulchhari upazila of Gaibandha.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Daily Star

Floods spread further

A family with their precious belongings moving to higher grounds wading through over knee-deep water at Char Shiberkuti in Lalmonirhat yesterday as flooding in the north continues to cause sufferings.

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