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

    Dec 22, 2014 | Nerve News

    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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Police change probe focusRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Contradicting its earlier version that Prof Shafiul's killers are linked to Islamist radicals, Rajshahi police yesterday echoed the Rapid Action Battalion's claim that personal feud led to the killing of the Rajshahi University teacher. After verification, police have found that Rab's claim has substance and there are sufficient evidence as to the Rab arrestees' involvement in the murder, said RMP Commissioner M Shamsuddin during a press briefing at the RMP headquarters.

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  14. Arrestees deny involvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Daily Star

    The six men arrested by Rapid Action Battalion in connection with Rajshahi University Prof AKM Shafiul Islam murder have denied their involvement in the killing. Five of the six accused were produced before three Rajshahi courts for recording their statements yesterday, just two days after they during a press conference in the capital "confessed" to killing the teacher.

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  15. Anup KumarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Daily Star

    This week Star Lifestyle has a tasty treat for all its reader. During the last three months, Star Lifestyle, along with title sponsor Rupchanda, held Bangladesh's biggest culinary competition, titled Rupchanda-Star Lifestyle Super Chef 2014.

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  16. Tk 6,195cr financial anomalies detectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Daily Star

    The Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General has detected financial anomalies involving Tk 6,195 crore at the statutory bodies, ministries and state-run banks. The anomalies were revealed at the maiden press conference of the CAG office held in the capital yesterday.

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  17. Police now move to end confusionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Those who had been arrested separately by police and the Rapid Action Battalion in connection with Prof AKM Shafiul Islam's murder were brought face-to-face for interrogation last night. This was done to identify the "real motive" behind the gruesome killing of the Sociology professor of Rajshahi University, police said.

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  18. Tk 6,195cr audit anomalies foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Daily Star

    The Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General has detected financial anomalies involving Tk 6,195 crore at the statutory bodies, ministries and state-run banks. The anomalies were revealed at the maiden press conference of the CAG office held in the capital yesterday.

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  19. The race to the topRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Farhana Akther is a woman who wears many hats. Apart from taking care of her family, she also runs a boutique and a cooking school - life has always been very busy for her.

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  20. PM for prompt, proper actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Daily Star

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the authorities concerned to take prompt and proper action against those unleashing violence at educational institutions irrespective of their political affiliations. "Action must be taken promptly against those who commit this kind of acts," Hasina told the Sylhet divisional commissioner and police commissioner through a video conference after a weekly cabinet meeting at the Secretariat.

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