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  1. 29 more Bangladeshis evacuated from YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Twenty nine more Bangladeshi nationals have been evacuated from Sana, the capital of the war-torn Yemen, by International Organization for Migration yesterday. By a chartered aircraft from a Jordanian Company the Bangladeshi nationals were flown to Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, SM Mahbubul Alam, counsellor at Bangladesh embassy in Kuwait informed The Daily Star through an e-mail today.

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  2. Asia's love affair with the rickshawRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Asian Correspondent

    MOST countries in Asia have a local version of a rickshaw, an affordable and efficient two or three wheeled form of transport for anything from tourists to goods. The word itself comes from the Japanese word jinrikisha , meaning human powered vehicle, although today they can be hand pulled, cycles or even automatically powered by electrics, solar or fuel .

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  3. Footballer Saddam: Pride of ParentsRead the original story

    Sunday | PressReleasePoint

    Md. Saddam Hossain, 22 years old, a former sponsored child of World Vision, is the son of Md. Alom Hossain, a carpenter, and his mother, Nur-jahan Begum Pakhi a housewife, along with two sisters.

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  4. Gill Nets Burnt; Factories BoomRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Daily Star

    Gill net being manufactured at a factory of Sarkar Para in Munshiganj. There are over 500 such factories in the district and 200 of them are big business units.

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  5. Biman flies 337 Bangladeshis home todayRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Daily Star

    Two special flights of Biman Bangladesh Airlines will carry home today 337 Bangladeshis, who were evacuated recently from strife-torn Yemen and brought to south Indian port city of Kochi by two ships yesterday. The first flight will reach Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 4:15am and the second one at 4:30am from Kochi, a four-hour flight from Dhaka.

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  6. a Candid DiplomatRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | The Daily Star

    In an exclusive interview the Punjabi-clad diplomat with a sharp sense of humour shares with Aasha Mehreen Amin and Amitava Kar of this paper Japan's vision for Bangladesh and on a lighter note, how he wanted to become an actor but ended up being a diplomat. The Daily Star : Please tell us a little bit about the city you were born in, your education and family.

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  7. China offers soft loans of $15-20bRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Daily Star

    Officials of the Chinese embassy in Dhaka placed the loan proposal at a high-level meeting with Bangladesh officials at the Prime Minister's Office in January, railways ministry sources told The Daily Star. Later that month, the PMO formed a three-member committee, headed by an additional secretary of the railways ministry, which primarily identified eight projects involving $10.79 billion.

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  8. Prime Minister Narendra Modi may visit Bangladesh in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | DNA India

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi may visit Bangladesh in June and operationalise the LBA if it is ratified by Parliament by that time. Parliamentary nod through a constitutional amendment Bill is required for ratifying the boundary pact under which 161 adversely-held enclaves with an estimated population of 50,000 are to be exchanged by the two countries.

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  9. Hilsa ElusiveRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | The Daily Star

    Four hilsa with an asking price of Tk 10,000. A ban on hilsa fishing and high import duty are probably going to make many stay away from the national fish this Pahela Baishakh.

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  10. Pak cricket team in cityRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | The Daily Star

    Pakistan cricket team, led by new ODI skipper Azhar Ali, arrived in Dhaka yesterday amidst tight security to play a full series against Bangladesh. The visitors will start their campaign with a one-day warm-up game against a BCB XI tomorrow at the Fatullah Cricket Stadium.

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  11. Blaze of 'Boisabi' colourRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Daily Star

    Indigenous people of Rangamati wait to float flowers in the Kaptai Lake yesterday morning -- a ritual to worship the god of water and pray for a life as beautiful as flowers -- beginning the local festival to welcome the New Year. Photo: Tribeni Chakma Noboborsho, Boisuk, Biju, Bisu, Sangrain, Klubong Plai, Hongorani, Baha, Faguya -- the names are different in different languages but they all stand for one occasion and one occasion only: the celebration of New Year in Bangladesh.

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  12. KKR trump card Narine yet to sizzle with ballRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | Newkerala.com

    Kolkata Knight Riders star spinner Sunil Narine, whose lethal deliveries brought down the best of batsmen in the previous editions of the Indian Premier League , is yet to pick up a single wicket even after two matches in the current edition of the Twenty-20 tournament. Narine remained wicketless for the second straight game as the defending IPL champions went down to Royal Challengers Bangalore by three wickets at the Eden Gardens here on Saturday.

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  13. Sohail Khan doubtful for Pakistan tour of Bangladesh 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | CricketCountry.com

    Lahore: Pakistan fast bowler Sohail Khan is doubtful for the upcoming series against Bangladesh as he was complaining of a stiff back while practicing at the national camp. Sohail had a decent outing in the recently concluded ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 , which included a fibe-wicket haul against India in Pakistan's opening match of the tournament.

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  14. Here's why Shah Rukh Khan missed today's IPL match between Kolkata and BangaloreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | DNA India

    The actor who has taken a break from his busy acting schedule to cheer for his Kolkata Knight Riders could not make it to the Eden Gardens today. a Shah Rukh Khan recently completed Maneesh sharma's Fan and at the opening match between Kolkata and Mumbai, SRK announced that he will be present for all the matches.

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  15. IPL 8 Match Preview Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI PunjabRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | DNA India

    Former champions Mumbai Indians take on last year's runners-up Kings XI Punjab at the Wankhede Stadium in an IPL match here tomorrow in a game that promises plenty of action while offering a chance for both teams to get into winning ways after losses in their lung-openers. Former champions Mumbai Indians take on last year's runners-up Kings XI Punjab at the Wankhede Stadium in an IPL match here tomorrow in a game that promises plenty of action while offering a chance for both teams to get into winning ways after losses in their lung-openers.

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  16. IPL: Mumbai Indians, Kings XI look to get into winning waysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Rediff.com

    While MI snatched defeat from the jaws of victory against defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders by going down by one run, the KXIP lost their way in chasing a none-too-difficult target against Rajasthan Royals in Pune. The Punjab side would be more battle weary than the well-rested home team going into tomorrow's clash, but do have the wherewithal to put aside their opening match blues and put it across MI after two straight losses at this venue.

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  17. Baishakh brings hope for boutique housesRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | The Daily Star

    Pahela Baishakh shopping is in gear at shopping arcades of the capital with people picking out colourful attires to wear on the first day of the Bangla calendar. The photo was taken at Aarong in Gulshan last Tuesday.

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  18. 11 Bangladeshis return homeRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | The Daily Star

    An Emirates flight with the Bangladeshis on board landed at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital last afternoon. They were received by Additional Foreign Secretary Mizanur Rahman, said diplomatic sources.

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  19. Tania Rashid Speaks Up for the Silenced: The Lives of Female Sex...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | India.com

    According to Action Aid, there are about 200,000 female sex workers in Bangladesh-one of the few largely Islamic countries where prostitution is legal and so are brothels. The largest Bangladeshi brothel and the largest bordello in the world, Daulatdia, has more than 1,300 sex workers and services more than 3,000 men daily .

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  20. Campaign for Abbas startsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Daily Star

    Afroza Abbas, wife of BNP-backed mayoral candidate Mirza Abbas in the Dhaka South City Corporation elections, yesterday started campaign on her husband's behalf, a day after electoral campaign formally began on Tuesday. It has been more than three months since Abbas avoided public appearance as he is facing 60 cases on different charges.

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