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5 hrs ago | The Economist

State-owned banks in Bangladesh: From cancer to pimple

"IT TOOK us two years, but the greed kept us going," Yusuf Munshi told police after they arrested him and his accomplice.

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5 hrs ago | The Economist

Bangladesh: The game of the river

MADE spur juts into the mighty Jamuna river-known as the Brahmaputra upstream, over the border in India-near the town of Enayetpur.

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9 hrs ago | The Daily Star

A cheaper way

Most of us do not have the means to shop for Gucci, Christian Louboutin, Louis Vuitton or any other difficult to pronounce and ludicrously expensive brands.

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13 hrs ago | Metro

NEWFashion Revolution Day: Be a part of a label revolution

On April 24 last year, the Rana Plaza factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh - the workplace of thousands of garment makers - collapsed, killing 1,129 people and injuring more than 2,500.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CIO

ITU: Agni to Build Bangladesh WiMax Network

Bangladeshi ISP Agni Systems has begun to build a WiMax network in the country's capital, Dhaka, using equipment from Motorola.

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The Daily Star

BOISHAKHI treats from other lands

The first day of the Boishakh month heralds the New Year on the Bengali calendar.

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Field & Stream

Otter Fishing Tradition May Be Coming to an End in Bangladesh

In the past few months we've heard of otters eating alligators and terrorizing customers at a fast food restaurant, tarnishing the furry mammal's cute and cuddly reputation.

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The Daily Star

2 varsity students drown in Bay

Two students of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology drowned, three were rescued and four went missing in the Bay during an excursion to St Martin's Island in Cox's Bazar Monday afternoon.

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The Daily Star

Teesta woes for farmers

The almost dry Teesta river near the Teesta rail and road bridges in Lalmonirhat.

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The Daily Star

Celebrations galore to usher in a new dawn

Pahela Baishakh is the biggest and most popular festival of Bengalis, celebrated amidst lively pageants leaving behind the gloom of the past and giving new impetus to the nation's cultural heritage.

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The Daily Star

BAU protesters call off agitation as 5 officials quit

Teachers and students protesting the murder of a student of Bangladesh Agricultural University in Mymensingh have called off their agitation.

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The Straits Times

Owner of collapsed Bangladesh factory faces murder charges

The owner of a nine-storey building that collapsed and killed 1,135 Bangladeshi garment workers in April last year is to face murder charges, police said on Tuesday.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Telegraph

Lawyer notice for Priya praise

Raiganj, April 14: The North Dinajpur district magistrate issued a show-cause notice on the president of the district bar association last night for violating the model code of conduct because he praised former Congress MP of Raiganj, Priya Ranjan Das Munshi, at a government programme.

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ABC News

Oxfam urges Australian retailers to sign up to Bangladesh Accord

CHRIS UHLMANN: It was a fire that horrified the world. A hundred and seventeen people died and more than 200 were injured when a fire trap that was a garment factory in Bangladesh burned down in 2012.

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The Telegraph

History is the new battleground

A furious war of words continues between the BNP and the Awami League, with each contesting the other's version of history, writes Subir Bhaumik Ziaur Rahman was the first president of Bangladesh, and Sheikh Mujibur Rahman an 'illegal prime minister' - with an Awami League government in power since January 2009, such claims sound like blasphemy.

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Nucleic Acids Research

Mapping of six somatic linker histone H1 variants in human breast...

Despite being key structural components of chromatin, it is not known whether the different variants have specific roles in the regulation of nuclear processes or are differentially distributed throughout the genome.

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The Cricketer International

Indian national arrested in Bangladesh for betting

Bangladesh police has arrested an individual suspected to be involved in the betting industry during the World T20, for the third time in less than a month.

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India Talkies

Bangladesh celebrates Bengali New Year - Indiatalkies.com

"We've seen one of the biggest concentrations of shoppers this weekend as customers rush to shopping malls to buy new clothes and other items," Selim Reza, a salesman of Aarong, Bangladesh's leading fashion and lifestyle brand, told Xinhua.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Rising wages squeeze Bangladesh garment makers as factories await upgrades

Bangladesh garment factory owners say they are soaking up much of the cost of nearly doubling wages as some global retailers balk at price hikes, leaving less money for safety improvements urged by apparel chains after last year's Rana Plaza disaster.

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Reuters

Rising wages squeeze Bangladesh garment makers as factories await upgrades

Bangladesh garment factory owners say they are soaking up much of the cost of nearly doubling wages as some global retailers balk at price hikes, leaving less money for safety improvements urged by apparel chains after last year's Rana Plaza disaster.

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