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News on Bangladesh continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Brutal murder in the capital

Unidentified assailants slit the throat of the chief imam of the Supreme Court mosque and a presenter of Islamic programmes in two private television channels at his East Rajabazar house in the capital last night.

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4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Tyre maker CEAT to serve northeast India from Mymensingh plant

India's tyre giant CEAT aims to export back at least 30 percent of the products to be manufactured at its plant in Mymensingh, taking advantage of the duty benefits the neighbouring country has extended to Bangladesh.

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8 hrs ago | Global Voices Online

A Private Hospital in Bangaldesh Held a Patient's Body Ransom...

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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8 hrs ago | WebWire

Latest Bangladesh Poverty Maps Launched

The Honourable State Minister, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Planning, M.A. Mannan MP, today launched the Bangladesh Poverty Maps 2010 .

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12 hrs ago | The Daily Star

12 missing as trawler capsizes in Meghna

In this August 26 Star photo, locals rush to the bank of Meghna after a clinker-laden cargo vessel capsizes in the river in Chandpur.

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17 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Celebrating the work of Bangladeshi painter and activist Zainul Abedin

It is hard to imagine that the drawing which dates back to the early '70s, finds resonance in the current Palestinian conflict.

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18 hrs ago | Asia News Network

DHAKA: 20 people 'infected' with anthrax in Bangladesh

Around 20 people have been learnt primarily infected with anthrax in Ullahpara upazila of Sirajganj, according to the local health complex.

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18 hrs ago | Mydigitalfc.com

Bangladesh showed 'very positive attitude' to Indian proposals

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed a "very positive" attitude to Indian proposals of allowing Ashuganj River Port of her country as a port of call and introduction of Agartala-Kolkata direct bus servive via Dhaka, a Tripura minister has said.

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19 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Floods likely to linger

People dismantle their home in Dewabari of Hatibandha in Lalmonirhat yesterday to take it to a safer place as the over-flowing Teesta floods a large portion of the north.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Daily Star

Navy warship catches fire at Ctg port

A warship of Bangladesh Navy caught fire at Chittagong port this afternoon. The fire originated around 2:00pm from the kitchen of the ship -- BNS Omar Faroque, the Bangla daily Prothom Alo reports quoting sources at the navy, port and fire service.

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The Daily Star

Drive to free Turag almost futile

A LAUGHABLE EFFORT A few workers try to wiggle iron rods while two small diggers find it difficult to reach the illegal wall an encroacher built in the river Turag.

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The Otago Daily Times

Bangladesh floods leave thousands homeless

Heavy flooding across Bangladesh has forced thousands of people from their homes and caused severe damage to crops, with officials warning the situation could worsen as floodwaters poured into the capital, Dhaka.

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The Daily Star

Letter to Bangladesh from a 'Non-Existent' Bangladeshi

I don't know if you remember me, but I am writing to you in the hope that you do.

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The Daily Star

Mozena urges American Bangladeshis to invest in their roots

Solaric Managing Director Didar Islam briefs US Ambassador Dan Mozena on the motherboard of a solar optimiser, a key component of solar home systems, during the envoy's visit to the Solaric factory in Bhatara, Dhaka yesterday.

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Just-Style

BANGLADESH: Tuba Group boss seeks loan to reopen factories

The chief of Tuba Group is seeking a BDT300m government loan to reopen his five apparel factories, which were forced to suspend production earlier this month.

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Big News Network.com

Lamp;T inks contract to set up 225 MW power plant in Bangladesh

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The Daily Star

BGB accepts BSF training proposal

This Star photo taken on June 1, 2013 shows Border Guard Bangladesh and Border Security Force members of India taking part in a sector commander level coordination meeting at National Guarden Ramsagar Rest House in Dinajpur.

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The Daily Star

Submarine Cable's profit falls 58pc

Net profit of Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company dropped more than 58 percent year-on-year to Tk 36 crore in 2013-14, as the state-owned internet connectivity provider lost its market share.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Daily Star

IDB offers $44m for second undersea cable

The government yesterday signed a Tk 340 crore loan contract with Islamic Development Bank to install the second submarine cable for the country.

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Daily Times

Bangladesh opposition protests on parliament's authority to impeach judges

DHAKA: Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia's 20-party opposition alliance on Monday announced a three-day nationwide programs protesting the government's move to restore the parliament's authority in impeaching apex court judges, reviving an old provision stipulated in the country's original constitution of 1972.

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