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  1. Teesta and land-swap delay signal to DhakaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Sept. 20: India has signalled to Bangladesh its inability to deliver on the Land Boundary Agreement and Teesta waters pact anytime soon, the message coming ahead of the first meeting between the Prime Ministers.

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  2. SE Asian economic bloc high priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    The south-east Asian economic bloc is a "high priority" for Bangladesh to emerge as a middle income country by 2021, Dr Gowher Rizvi, adviser to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, told a seminar yesterday. The Centre for East Asia Foundation organised the seminar on Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar economic corridor and Maritime Silk Road across the Bay at a city hotel.

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  3. Akira Kurosawa Film Week in full swingRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    International Academy of Film and Media together with Embassy of Japan in Bangladesh has, for the first time, organised a weeklong "Akira Kurosawa Film Week, Dhaka 2014" at the main auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum . This film week has been organised to introduce late Kurosawa to film lovers in Bangladesh through screening his films in 35mm format.

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  4. Narendra Modi to meet Sheikh Hasina in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | India.com

    New Delhi, Sep 20 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have his first bilateral interaction with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly later this month, even as both countries have agreed to majorly scale up connectivity with each other, a top official said here Saturday. External affairs ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said at a briefing that Modi and Hasina would meet on the margins of the UNGA, which would be their first meeting.

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  5. PM Modi calls for greater cooperation between India, BangladeshRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who received Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali here on Friday, called for greater cooperation between New Delhi and Dhaka in the areas of energy, power, infrastructure development and tourism. Prime Minister Modi expressed appreciation for Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's personal interest and commitment to the relationship.

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  6. I Don't Really Want to Be Remembered... Akram KhanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Star

    Combining his Kathak training and contemporary styles, he became a name to be reckoned with in the world of performing arts. Akram has collaborated with artistes ranging from Pandit Birju Maharaj to Kylie Minogue, and has performed on a stage as big as the London Olympics opening ceremony.

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  7. PM Narendra Modi calls for greater cooperation between India, BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | DNA India

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who received Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali here on Friday, called for greater cooperation between New Delhi and Dhaka in the areas of energy, power, infrastructure development and tourism. Prime Minister Modi expressed appreciation for Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 's personal interest and commitment to the relationship.

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  8. Dhaka, Delhi hopeful of early Teesta deal signingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Star

    Bangladesh and India today expressed the hope of an early signing of the much-delayed Teesta river water-sharing deal. "Both of us expressed the hope about an early signing of the Teesta water-sharing deal," visiting Bangladesh Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali told reporters emerging from a half-an-hour meeting with Indian Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati at Shram Shakti Bhavan in India, reports our New Delhi correspondent.

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  9. Colours of FriendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Daily Star

    A weeklong Indian Art extravaganza, titled "Colours of Friendship" complete with 70 artworks, closed on September 18 at Dhaka Art Centre. It includes major Indian artists -- Laxman Alley, Kazi Anirban , Babu Xavier from Kerala, Dhiraj Chowdhry, Krishnendu Gupta from Kolkata and Prakash Karmaker.

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  10. Nayna sets agenda: 65 days for films, 300 to work for peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Indian Express

    She is an actor and she is a politician. She has given up acting in theatre and jatra as it involves "lots of hard work" when compared to the film.

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  11. Our UN experience . . .Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Daily Star

    FORTY years ago, the People's Republic of Bangladesh made its entry into the United Nations as its newest member-state. The event was not only a reaffirmation of the country's determination to play an active role in the international community as a sovereign nation but also an acknowledgement by the global body that the aspirations of seventy five million people, as Bangladesh's population was at the time, could not be ignored.

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  12. Top taxpayers likely to receive CIP statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Daily Star

    The government will consider awarding the status of Commercially Important Person to top taxpayers, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed said yesterday. "We will take the necessary steps to give recognition to the top taxpayers with CIP status, after consulting with the finance minister," he said at the inauguration of a weeklong tax fair at Officer's Club in Dhaka.

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  13. Hamtramck police chief, officer flying to Bangladesh to train cadets, learn cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | MLive.com

    Hamtramck Police Chief Max Garbarino said he's "extremely" excited about a new venture his department is embarking upon to send officers to Bangladesh to train police there, while also learning about the culture though immersion. The only thing he's not excited about is the 20-hour overseas flight in coach, which he expects to be "brutal."

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  14. BTI opens mega home d cor storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | The Daily Star

    Building Technology and Ideas or BTI, a leading real estate company, has opened a mega home furnishings store in Dhaka. The company's mammoth outlet on 65,000 square-feet was launched at BTI's Premier Plaza on Progoti Sarani on Friday, in a bid to join the retail revolution.

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  15. a Serenade for sarisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | The Daily Star

    Derived from the Sanskrit word "sati", which essentially means a strip of cloth, modern day saris have come a long way. Evolving from basic everyday wear, the sari has established itself as a predominant piece of clothing in every South Asian woman's wardrobe.

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  16. CLT20 2014: Trent Boult aims to emulate idol Wasim AkramRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | CricketCountry.com

    In Trent Boult and Tim Southee, New Zealand have one of the potent new ball bowlers in the world A Getty Images The placid wickets in India have often been a deathbed for visiting pacers over the years but with two match-winning performances to boot in two games for Northern Knights , Trent Boult is scaling new heights. Boult admits that he had to change his lengths differently for the Indian wickets but attacking the batsmen has been very much a part of his success, admits Boult, "I feel you always have to look to take wickets.

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  17. Special cards for 402 top taxpayers todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | The Daily Star

    The National Board of Revenue will honour 402 top and long-term taxpayers today, in an effort to encourage better compliance and boost income tax collections. Forty taxpayers, comprising companies and individuals, will be honoured for paying the highest tax at the national level in fiscal 2012-13 and fiscal 2013-14.

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  18. Empowering Asian women through educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | The Japan Times

    Asia University for Women, launched in 2008, is an audacious project in Chittagong, Bangladesh, that is aiming to develop the region's future leaders. It has graduated two classes and, despite teething problems, looks to have a bright future in a country best known for poverty and natural disasters.

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  19. Seeking Help AbroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | The Daily Star

    An increasing number of Bangladeshis are seeking medical treatment abroad. Unlike when medical tourism first reared its head a decade ago, it is no longer limited to the most affluent members of society.

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  20. Dhaka heading for disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | The Daily Star

    Probashi Polli project, a housing scheme for Bangladeshi expatriates, is seen occupying the Nagda river at Narayankul of Gazipur. The project on 90 acres of flood flow zone has government approval.

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