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2 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Asset or Liability?

The BNP national standing committee was scheduled to meet at 9:00 pm at the party chief's Gulshan office on April 9. Three standing committee members reached there much before the scheduled time.

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6 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Bangladesh opposition chief asks top court to halt trial

Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia was set to launch a last-ditch legal bid to avoid standing trial for corruption - a case she says would destroy her already weakened centre-right party.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Daily Star

29 Bangladeshis rescued from Benapole frontier

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh arrested 29 Bangladeshi citizens including women and a child from Putkhali frontier early this morning while they were trying to cross border to India.

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New York Daily News

Queens remembers Bangladesh factory collapse victims with vigil

Congresswoman Grace Meng with Bangladesh factory collapse survivor Reba Sikder and Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity executive director Kalpona Akter American retailers need to make Bangladeshi factories safer, Queens-based and national union leaders are demanding on the approaching anniversary of the deadliest disaster in the history of the ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Honouring icons of Bangladeshi cinema

Marking the Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh Chalachchitra Sangsad Andolon , a yearlong golden jubilee festival wrapped up through honouring iconic film personalities of Bangladesh in a programme held on April 18 at National Art Gallery auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy .

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The Indian Express

BJP nominee to Modi critics: You will soon be in Pak, not India

Singh made these remarks at an election rally in Deoghar, Jharkhand on Friday in the presence of former BJP president Nitin Gadkari and Godda MP Nishikant Dubey.

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Daily Mail

Primark soars after factory disaster fails to deter shoppers:...

Discount clothing chain Primark has pounced on one of the retail industry's top 'ethical' directors on the eve of the first anniversary of the Bangladeshi building collapse that killed 1,129 garment workers.

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The News Tribune

What hasn’t changed since the Bangladesh factory collapse

The hand of a garment worker is seen among the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building in Savar, outside Dhaka, in this April 30, 2013 file picture.

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Nerve News

India-Bangladesh railway talks to commence Monday

The annual India-Bangladesh railway cooperation talks will commence Monday in Dhaka to discuss improvement in connectivity between the two neighbours, media reported Saturday.

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India Talkies

India-Bangladesh railway talks to commence Monday - Indiatalkies.com

Dhaka, April 19: The annual India-Bangladesh railway cooperation talks will commence Monday in Dhaka to discuss improvement in connectivity between the two neighbours, media reported Saturday.

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This is Local London

A government minister joined annual celebrations for of Bangladesh Independence day.

Members of the Harrow Bangladeshi Community met at Regents College, Rayners Lane for the celebrations organised by Conservative parliamentary candidate for Harrow West Hannah David.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Asia News Network

DHAKA: Bangladeshi apparel makers seek policy support to relocate plants

Bangladeshi garment makers on Thursday sought policy support to immediately relocate their factories to purpose-made buildings to ensure workers' safety.

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Myrtle Beach Online

'Watermark' is an immersive experience in global water use

The clear liquid is as essential to human life as it is threatened, yet we don't seem to be able to do what it takes to make sure it stays available enough to keep us alive.

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Asia News Network

Bangladesh can eradicate extreme poverty by 2021, analysts say

Bangladesh has the capacity to eradicate extreme poverty by 2021, well before other countries in the subcontinent, analysts said Thursday.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Nation

BD files contempt case against British reporter

Bangladesh's war crime tribunal launched a contempt case Thursday against a Dhaka-based British journalist for allegedly criticising the court in his writings and questioning the death toll from the nation's 1971 independence war.

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Star of Mysore

SAARC Agriculture Centre members visit CSR&TI

Mysore, Apr.17- In an initiative by the International Sericulture Commission to expand sericulture activities in the SAARC countries, the Secretary General of the ISC Ishitha Roy, IAS, invited a two-member delegation from SAC, Dhaka, Bangladesh, comprising Dr. Abdul Kalam Azad, Director and Dr. Tayan Raj Gurung, Sr. Programme Specialist , SAC ... (more)

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Fibre2Fashion

'Bangladesh govt must help apparel firms open shops in UK'

The Government of Bangladesh should allow garment exporters to invest 5 to 10 percent of their export value for opening showrooms and outlets in the UK, which has a huge market for Bangladeshi clothing brands, said chairman of the newly formed trade body UK Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce and Industry Ltd Iqbal Ahmed.

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BioMed Central

The effect of intrapartum antibiotics on early-onset neonatal sepsis...

We estimate the effect of antibiotics given in the intrapartum period on early-onset neonatal sepsis in Dhaka, Bangladesh using propensity score techniques.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Telegraph

Mainaguri tea belt to vote without hope

Mainaguri, April 16: The small tea growers in the Mainaguri block of Jalpaiguri district will vote tomorrow though they scripted success with little or no support from successive state and central governments.

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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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