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  1. Inspiration for the NewRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Munem Wasif is one of the first photographers in the Bangladeshi photography scene to make it big on a global platform. What started out as a hobby for this student of sociology has now reached a level of quality for him to be working at the prestigious Agence VU.

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  2. Garment buyers threaten to shift ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    A group of US-based garment retailers has threatened to shift work orders from Bangladesh to other destinations if political deadlock does not end soon, BGMEA President Atiqul Islam said yesterday. "The retailers said they are thinking of an alternative to Bangladesh as the ongoing blockade is hampering timely shipment of garments," Islam said, quoting an email he received from some retailers yesterday.

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  3. Magic bike: 54 countries in 18 years on two wheels and an addictionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Star Online

    ... time, he'll be bringing along his two young cousins Tanvir Ahmed and Ismail Prodhan, who are both with the Bangladesh Travel Writers Association, to cycle with him. "They are both only 20, and have only cycled within Bangladesh so far, so this will ...

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  4. Questions many and confessions fewRead the original story

    Friday | The Telegraph

    Derek O'Brien and Rajdeep Sardesai on the KLM 2015 stage at Victoria Memorial on Friday evening. Picture by Anindya Shankar Ray Quizmaster-turned-politician Derek O'Brien was back to asking questions, albeit of a different kind, on Friday.

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  5. Not jobs, they want to return homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Daily Star

    After remaining jobless for eight months, at least 30 Bangladeshi migrant workers in conflict-torn Iraq have refused to take up any new work and demanded their recruiting agency bring them back to Dhaka. Md Rafik, one of the 30 workers, told this correspondent on Wednesday over the phone that they had already submitted their resignation letters to the recruiting agency.

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  6. Restriction perplexes peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Daily Star

    To ensure safety of launches and their passengers, launch owners will sell tickets of cabins after checking the national identity cards of travellers. The ban on motorcycle will hugely affect around 11 lakh bikers and their families who depend on the small vehicle for travelling.

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  7. DHAKA: Manpower recruitment by KSA after 7 year ban on BangladeshRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Asia News Network

    After a seven-year ban on manpower recruitment from Bangladesh, the Saudi Arabian government has decided to open its labour market for Bangladeshi jobseekers soon. "The Saudi government has agreed to resume the recruitment of our people in all its sectors after our discussion with them," Shahidul Islam, ambassador of Bangladesh embassy in Riyadh told The Daily Star over the phone yesterday.

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  8. India to fund road linkRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Telegraph

    Agartala, Jan. 21: As part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "act east" policy, the Centre has agreed to bear the lion's share of the expenses for expansion and upgrade of the 47km-long Ashuganj-Akhaura road link. Of the estimated expenses of Rs 1,600 crore for upgrading the crucial road to a blacktop four-lane highway, the government has conveyed its preparedness for sanctioning Rs 1,500.63 crore.

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  9. TMC hits back at Amit ShahRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | DNA India

    A day after BJP President Amit Shah took on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at a rally in West Bengal, top Trinamool Congress leaders on Wednesday launched a counter-attack on the saffron party. "The support of people is with TMC and Mamata Banerjee.

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  10. Bongaon, Near Bangladesh Border ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | CNN

    From Sealdah or Kolkata railway station approximately 30 pair of electric train carry passengers to Bongaon and vise versa . Though all these trains have the normal speed of more than 100 k.m. per hour, in reality they can never reach Bongaon before 2 hours.

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  11. Riyadh to ink recruitment deals with DhakaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Daily Star

    "The draft agreements for the recruitment of workers will be signed between the Ministry of Labour and its counterparts in other countries," reported Arab News quoting Saudi Culture and Information Minister Abdul Aziz Al-Khodairy today. "It is good news for us.

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  12. Inspiration for the NewRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | The Daily Star

    Munem Wasif is one of the first photographers in the Bangladeshi photography scene to make it big on a global platform. What started out as a hobby for this student of sociology has now reached a level of quality for him to be working at the prestigious Agence VU.

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  13. New Delhi, Bangladesh are 'constructive partners': Obaidul KadirRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | Newkerala.com

    Bangladesh Minister of Communications Obaidul Kadir on Sunday said that the existing relationship between Dhaka and New Delhi is of 'constructive partners', adding that the association between the two nations is 'at its height' under Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "The existing relations between Bangladesh and India are very cooperative.

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  14. 'Road linking Tripura with Bangladesh to be developed'Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | Newkerala.com

    A 51-km four-lane road will be developed to enable carriage of people and material for northeast India via Bangladesh, a visiting Bangladeshi minister said here Sunday. According to Bangladesh Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader, the road, to be built as a jointly-funded project, will link Tripura's capital city of Agartala with Bangladesh's Ashuganj river port.

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  15. Bilateral relation with India now at its height, says Bangladesh Transport MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | DNA India

    Bangladesh Transport Minister Obaidul Kadir on Sunday said bilateral relation with India which had improved with Narendra Modi becoming the Prime Minister was "at its height now" and all pending issues were "likely to be resolved through negotiation". Bangladesh Transport Minister Obaidul Kadir on Sunday said bilateral relation with India which had improved with Narendra Modi becoming the Prime Minister was "at its height now" and all pending issues were "likely to be resolved through negotiation".

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  16. The songsmith who inspired freedom fightersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Daily Star

    The man whose powerful lyrics kept up the freedom fighters' morale during our Liberation War is no more. Govinda Halder, best known for penning songs like Mora Ekti Phulke Bachabo Bole Juddho Kori; Ek Sagor Rokter Binimoye Banglar Swadhinata Anlo Jara and Purbo Digonte Surjo Uthechhe, breathed his last at a clinic in Kolkata yesterday.

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  17. Land port left inoperativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Daily Star

    Around 1,300 Indian trucks loaded with goods for Bangladesh are stuck at Sonamashjid Land Port in Chapainawabganj as the nationwide indefinite blockade called by the BNP-led 20-party alliance continues to hurt trade. Perishable items in the trucks have started going bad.

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  18. When 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' team recreated Kolkata streets of 1943Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | DNA India

    For a particular chase scene in his upcoming film- Detective Byomkesh Bakshy , Dibakar Banerjee wanted to shoot on a live location in Kolkata to get an edgy, gritty feel to his neo-noir adaptation of Byomkesh Bakshy. The location that he chose was next to impossible to shoot in - In the heart of Central Business District in Kolkata, also known as BBD Bagh or Dalhousie Square.

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  19. Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! team recreates Kolkata streets of 1943 - NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Glamsham.com

    The team of the upcoming crime thriller film, DETECTIVE BYOMKESH BAKSHY!, recreated the Kolkata streets to give it a 1943 feel! The team of the upcoming crime thriller film, DETECTIVE BYOMKESH BAKSHY! , recreated the Kolkata streets to give it a 1943 feel! For a particular chase scene, Dibakar Banerjee wanted to shoot on a live location in Kolkata to get an edgy, gritty feel to his neo-noir adaptation of Byomkesh Bakshy. The location that he chose was next to impossible to shoot in- the heart of Central Business District in Kolkata, also known as BBD Bagh or Dalhousie Square.

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  20. DHAKA: Political violence hits tourism hard in BangladeshRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Asia News Network

    Tourists are cancelling their planned trips to Bangladesh due to the ongoing political unrest, local tour operators said yesterday. The tourism industry has started to feel the pinch of strikes and blockades, said Taufiq Rahman, chief executive of Journey Plus, a leading inbound tour operator.

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