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  1. Kibria Print Fair begins in the capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | The Daily Star

    Marking 86th birth anniversary of artist Mohammad Kibria and its fifth founding anniversary, Dhaka art Center -- in association with Kibria Print Fair Organising Committee and Kibria Printmaking Studio, has organised a five-day Kibria Print Fair 2015. DAC has been organising the fair at its galleries since 2012 to pay homage to the late abstract painter Mohammad Kibria.

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  2. People wary of unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2014 | The Daily Star

    The mindless violence that left at least 507 people killed and 22,407 others injured in the year preceding the January 5 national elections was something the country has never witnessed since the restoration of democracy in 1990-91. Before 2013, people never saw so many incidents of hurling petrol bombs at buses full of passengers, burning alive people or helper sleeping inside covered vans or trucks using gun powder and pouring petrol on CNG drivers and setting them afire.

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  3. People wary of repeat of unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2014 | The Daily Star

    The mindless violence that left at least 507 people killed and 22,407 others injured in the year preceding the January 5 national elections was something the country has never witnessed since the restoration of democracy in 1990. Before 2013, people never saw so many incidents of hurling petrol bombs at buses full of passengers, burning alive people or helper sleeping inside covered vans or trucks using gun powder and pouring petrol on CNG drivers and setting them afire.

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  4. the Year that Was...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | The Daily Star

    The entire year of 2014 remained rather bolstered for the cultural scene, with major events across all forms of arts spread throughout the calendar. As we await a brand new year promising to bring richer experiences for lovers of arts and entertainment, here's the second half of a recap of the major events that were held in the year, from July to December.

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  5. Two tiers in NCL from next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | The Cricketer International

    The National Cricket League will enter a new era from the 2015-16 season when promotion and relegation will be introduced in Bangladesh's biggest domestic first-class competition, the BCB has announced. The top four divisional sides from this year's competition will play in the first tier while the bottom four will take part in the second tier from next season.

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  6. The pioneer of Muslim Renaissance in BengalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | The Daily Star

    THE Bengal Muslim Renaissance refers to a socio-cultural, educational and religious reform movement during the nineteenth and early twentieth century in undivided India's Bengal province. It is said to have begun with Sir Sayed Ahmed .

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  7. Rajshahi court summons Tarique for maligning MujibRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | The Daily Star

    BNP senior vice chairman and chairperson's elder son Tarique Rahman speaking at a discussion programme in East London's The Atrium on Monday. Photo: Star A court in Rajshahi summoned BNP Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique Rahman to appear before it in a defamation case for terming Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman a "top Razakar".

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  8. CEOs of banks can't be sacked without BB permissionChief executives...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Chief executives of banks can no longer be removed or suspended without approval from Bangladesh Bank, the central bank said yesterday. The order, which comes in the backdrop of recent CEO departures in a number of banks following untenable relations with the boards, will make the chief executives more powerful and accountable, said a central banker.

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  9. BSF seizes 11 kg silver, 12.48 gm gold in BengalRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    Border Security Force troopers seized 12.48 gm gold and 11 Kg silver and apprehended one Bangladeshi national in two separate operations on the India-Bangladeshi border in West Bengal, a statement said Monday. Acting on a tip off, personnel of the BSF's 130 Battalion at the border outpost in Mohanganj of Murshidabad district intercepted a suspected Bangladeshi citizen from near the international border when he was trying to cross the border into India Sunday evening.

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  10. BB lowers farm loan interest capRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | The Daily Star

    The central bank yesterday cut the interest rate ceiling for farm loans by 2 percentage points to 11 percent in the wake of declining loan disbursement this fiscal year. Disbursement dipped 3.86 percent year-on-year to Tk 5,288.27 crore during July-November, according to Bangladesh Bank.

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  11. 27 bullet-hit as villagers clash in NatoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Daily Star

    At least 30 people were injured, 27 of them by gunshots, as two groups of villagers exchanged bullets in the district's Singra upazila yesterday morning. Of the injured, three are undergoing treatment at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital.

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  12. Ex-minister Sardar Amjad passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Former minister Sardar Amjad Hossain died of heart ailments at Apollo Hospital in Dhaka this afternoon. He was 75. He breathed his last at 3:00pm at the Coronary Care Unit of the hospital, his son Saniat Hossain told The Daily Star Online.

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  13. Portland police sergeant's hug with Ferugson protester Devonte Hart continues to stir community dialogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Oregonian

    In this photo shot by freelance photographer Johnny Nguyen, Sgt. Bret Barnum hugs 12-year-old Devonte Hart during the Ferguson rally in Portland on Nov. 25, 2014.

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  14. Govt listed 3,000 BNP men for kidnapping: FakhrulRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | The Daily Star

    BNP today alleged that the government has made a list of 3,000 BNP men to arrest them and make them victims of forced disappearance to thwart opposition's upcoming anti-government movement. "But there would be no use of preparing such a list as people have taken oath to oust the autocratic government," BNP acting secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir said at a discussion organised by the party at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh marking the Victory Day.

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  15. MJF honours 10 grassroots human rights defendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Recipients of the honorary awards given by Manusher Jonno Foundation, standing behind, with the guests sitting in front, in the capital's Bangla Academy yesterday, at the award giving ceremony marking Human Rights Day. Photo: Star Ten human rights defenders from the grassroots level, two eminent social workers with international recognition, and a female football player were given honorary awards by Manusher Jonno Foundation yesterday.

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  16. Winter sets inRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Cold bites : Curled inside his basket he covered himself with his flimsy lungi to sleep on the median of Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue near Karwan Bazar in the wee hours of yesterday as vehicles roll by on the street. The sudden drop in the mercury have put many in trouble, like this labourer in the photo.

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  17. Recollections of a long friendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Prof. Zillur R. Siddiqui , Prof. Muzaffar Ahmed , presenting bouquet of flowers to Prof.

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  18. Love for maths stands tallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Daily Star

    The AF Mujibur Rahman Mathematics Building on Dhaka University campus. Equipped with advanced amenities for maths studies, this Tk 27-crore facility is built with funding from AF Mujibur Rahman Foundation.

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  19. Rural households keep losing landRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Participants at a roundtable "Rural Land Market in Bangladesh: A Situation Analysis", organised by the Sustainable Access to Land Equality Project, which is being implemented by a consortium of Uttaran, Manusher Jonno Foundation and CARE Bangladesh in support of the land ministry, at The Daily Star Centre in the capital yesterday. Photo: Star About 70 percent rural households lost land in last one decade mainly due to land grabbing, river erosion, fraudulence and government acquisition, according to a study on three upazilas.

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  20. Spawning zone not safe yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Production of hilsa in the country is increasing, though nominally. Experts believe an extension of hilsa catching ban will help boost the production significantly in the next season.

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