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3 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

3000 passengers left stranded at Dhaka airport by Biman Bangladesh staff protest

A seven-hour-long strike by staffers of Bangladesh national carrier Biman Bangladesh left around 3,000 passengers stuck at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Wednesday morning.

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7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Road crash kills NGO officials

Four NGO officials died in a fatal road mishap at Jokarchar point of Kalihati upazila in Tangail under Dhaka-Tangail highway.

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11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Herea s proof that child marriage and poverty go hand in hand

Fatema,15, sits on the bed at her home in Khulna, Bangladesh, weeks after local child protection committee members and law enforcement agencies saved her from marriage.

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16 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Tragedy saw rise of an unsung hero

Bangladesh is full of unsung heroes -- but few remain as unrecognised as Dhaka Shishu Hospital's kidney specialist, Prof Mohammed Hanif.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Genesee Country Express

What's a Tangelo? 5 Fruit Hybrids You Should Try

Tangelo, Ugli, Rangpur Fruit, Pluot, and Yuzu. All are hybrid fruits and most are fruits that American consumers have rarely seen.

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The Daily Star

Prof Naiyyum gets bail

The High Court yesterday granted anticipatory bail for four weeks to Prof Naiyyum Choudhury, former chairman of Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission, in a case, which the professor said was lodged to defame him.

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The Daily Star

UK to work with Bangladesh

Voicing his government's firm confidence in the present Awami League government, British Prime Minister David Cameron yesterday said they would work together with Bangladesh for ensuring its socioeconomic development.

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The Daily Star

No reason to be feared: Abbas to govt

BNP's new Dhaka city chief Mirza Abbas today said the Awami League government has no reason to get feared of opposition's movement as what he said the anti-government agitation would be "peaceful and democratic".

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The Peninsula

Bangladesh jails three over drug scam that killed hundr...

DHAKA: A court on Tuesday sentenced three Bangladeshis to jail for making and selling a toxic paracetamol syrup that doctors say killed hundreds of children in the 1990s, a prosecutor said.

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The Daily Star

Derailment halts Sylhet-Dhaka-Ctg train service

An oil-laden train derailed in Dakshin Surma upazila of Sylhet, snapping its rail communication with Dhaka and Chittagong since this morning.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Daily Star

BB raises farm loan target

The target for farm loan disbursement goes up 6.54 percent year-on-year to Tk 15,550 crore in the current fiscal year.

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The Daily Star

Monica Jahan Bose: Stories and saris

Monica Jehan Bose aims at capturing attention for a cause. Bangladeshis have seen Bose's skill and motivational art earlier at the Alliance Francaise-- where she presented her symbolic work.

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The Daily Star

Golam Mostaqim, a witty and committed civil servant

GOLAM Mostaqim, a former secretary to the Government of Bangladesh passed away on July 11. He was 61. Mostaqim was extremely accessible, friendly, candid, honest, and unpretentious.

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Global Voices Online

Bangladesh's Elite Paramiltary Unit Is Under Fire for Human...

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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IRIN

Biharis in Bangladesh seek protection, justice

The recent violent attack on Urdu-speaking Biharis in the Bangladeshi capital highlights this minority's ongoing protection needs: Community leaders allege political collusion in the attack.

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Fibre2Fashion

GIZ, EU complete four years of collaboration in Bangladesh

The German Development Cooperation and the European Union have completed four years of their collaboration for improving labour standards in Bangladesh's readymade garment industry.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Daily Star

Protests turn angrier in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Chhatra Federation, a student organisation, burns effigies of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Barack Obama at Shahbagh in the capital yesterday, protesting Israel's ongoing attacks on Gaza and the seeming acquiescence of the US.

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Radio Times

Clothes to Die For, Royal Marines Commando School, Virtually Famous - best TV on tonight

Almost all of us own an item of clothing that's been made in Bangladesh although rather fewer of us give its provenance a second thought.

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Nerve News

House fire kills five in Bangladesh

Five members of a family, including two children, were burnt to death in a house blaze in Bangladesh's Chittagong city Sunday, officials said.

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CNN

Where Does Bangladesh Go From Here? by Abdur Razzaq

In December 1990 with the fall of the dictatorship and in February 1991 with the first ever parliamentary elections held under a neutral administration, Bangladeshis - home and abroad - were encouraged and energized about the future of Bangladesh.

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