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2 hrs ago | The Star Online

Remains of Bangladesh workers to be flown back today

PETALING JAYA: The remains of the three Bangladesh nationals, who died when an MRT concrete span fell on them on Monday, will be flown back to their home country today.

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5 hrs ago | BBC News

Witnesses to the word

The Jehovah's Witnesses' move is part of a month-long global campaign to publicise their new tract and website Householders in Belfast have been surprised to answer a knock on the door and be offered religious tracts in Gaeilge and English.

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10 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Khujey Berai: Songs of Tagore plays under spotlight

The greatest playwright must be a poet. William Shakespeare and Rabindranath Tagore are scintillating examples of this adage.

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14 hrs ago | Worcester News

Restaurant raises money for water pumps

John Anyon 19/8/14 3414678601 Co-owners of the new Delhi Spice Balti House on the Tything, Shiraj Miah and Khalad Khan are donating 1 from each bill paid in the restaurant to the charity Fresh Water Appeal that helps people in Bangladesh OWNERS of a new restaurant in Worcester are hoping their customers will support them to raise money for their ... (more)

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18 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Dhaka on Europeans' canvas

In 1808, Charles D'Oyly, Collector of Dhaka, wrote to Warren Hastings, "I shall offer you as companions, a few of the ruins of the city of Dacca which are exquisite for their magnificent elegance " About a hundred years of British rule by the East India Company saw many European painters finding their way to India.

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22 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

Bangladesh police arrest son of sunken ferry owner

Bangladesh's Rapid Action Battalion Friday arrested the son of the owner of passenger ferry that capsized earlier this month in the Padma river, leaving at least 46 people dead and 61 others still missing.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Asia News Network

DHAKA: Climate change takes toll on Bangladesh's GDP

Bangladesh could lose more than 9 per cent of its gross domestic product by the end of this century due to the impact of climate change, says the Asian Development Bank.

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Asia News Network

DHAKA : Weather goes haywire in Bangladesh

In just three days beginning Friday, Teknaf in the southern part of Bangladsh has experienced 482 millimetres of rain, exceeding what is usual for the whole of August.

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The Daily Star

Provide incentives to develop skilled workforce

Manish Pandey, director of Swisscontact's South Asia regional office, speaks at a conference organised by the SkillFUL project team at The Daily Star Centre in Dhaka yesterday.

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Russia Taday

Outrage as Saudi Arabia beheads four men in execution

ARCHIVE PHOTO: Members of Magic Movement, a group of young Bangladeshis, stage a mock execution scene in protest of Saudi Arabia beheading of eight Bangladeshi workers in front of National Museum in Dhaka October 15, 2011.

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The Daily Star

3 Bangladeshi workers killed

They had known each other since childhood. They went to school together, grew up together as friends.

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The Daily Star

Bangladesh keen to join BRICS Bank

Bangladesh is willing to join the newly-formed BRICS Bank though the multilateral development bank is yet decide on whether it would include any country outside the five founder nations.

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DNA India

Khaleda Zia to raise objection to National Broadcast Policy at Dhaka rally

The chief of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led 20-party alliance and former prime minister Khaleda Zia will address a rally here this afternoon to protest against the National Broadcast Policy 2014.

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Newkerala.com

India, Bangladesh border guards' to plant millions of saplings

Border guards of India and Bangladesh have taken up an ambitious plan to plant millions of trees along the frontier to protect environment and to reinforce friendship among them, officials said Tuesday.

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The Daily Star

After 3 years of war, Damascus 'least liveable' city

Buildings damaged during battles between Syrian troops and rebels stand along an empty street in Mliha, some 10 kilometers southeast of downtown Damascus, Syria August 15, 2014.

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The Telegraph

Ways to create a better neighbourhood

The recent Tripura Conclave calls for a greater role of the states in Indian foreign policy, but as responsible stakeholders, writes Subir Bhaumik Personnel of the Border Security Force and Border Guard Bangladesh greet each other on the occasion of Id-ul-Fitr in Agartala In the last few years, India has been witness to many tussles between the ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Age

Melbourne world's most liveable city

Melbourne has retained its status as the world's most liveable city for a fourth consecutive year, outscoring three other Australian cities in the top 10. The Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability Index found Melbourne to be ahead of 139 other cities, with the city scoring well across a range of criteria, including health care, culture ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Dilemma in quality rice seed production

IN Bangladesh, rice contributes more than 97% to the total cereal food supply. During the last three and half decades, although rice production increased more than three-fold because of rapid adoption of modern rice technology on a large scale, the country has not yet attained complete self-sufficiency in food.

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The Daily Star

Flood damages crops, houses

Homes go under water at Belka of Sundarganj upazila in Gaibandha as floods grip the north.

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Newkerala.com

Bangladesh court grants 4-day remand for Pinak-6 owner, son

A court in Bangladesh on Monday granted a four-day remand for the Pinak-6 owner and his son in a murder case filed in Munshiganj in connection with the sinking of the ship in the Padma river that drowned over 100 passengers.

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