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24 min ago | BioMed Central

Knowledge and awareness about STDs among women in Bangladesh

Knowledge and awareness concerning sexually transmitted diseases has become the burning issue of the day.

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4 hrs ago | Nerve News

Six killed in boat capsize in Bangladesh

Six bodies have been recovered after a boat, carrying over a hundred passengers, capsized in the Jamuna river in Bangladesh.

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5 hrs ago | North-West Evening Mail

National photo competition gets woodland gallery airing

The Atkins CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year 2014 exhibition is touring the forest venues nationally and will be at Grizedale's visitor centre until November.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Asia News Network

DHAKA: Acquittal of Greek farmers who shot Bangladeshi workers sparks outrage

A Greek court's decision to acquit local farmers who admitted shooting 28 Bangladeshi strawberry pickers when they dared to ask for months of back pay has sparked outrage in the country, The Guardian reports.

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The Daily Star

9 killed in road crashes

Of the deceased, four were killed in Sylhet, three killed in Sirajganj and two in Thakurgaon, report our districts correspondents.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Telegraph

Pig deaths

Pigs from different areas of Siliguri subdivision, Jalpaiguri and Cooch Behar districts had been brought to the farm after local authorities began a drive to wind up piggeries to check the spread of Japanese Encephalitis.

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Newkerala.com

One dead in clashes during Eid prayers in Bangladesh

At least one person was killed and over a hundred were injured Tuesday in clashes at Eid prayers over not fasting during Ramadan in Bangladesh.

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The Daily Star

6 killed in road crashes

At least four people were killed in a road accident as a private car plunged into a roadside ditch in Shiddhirganj upazila of Narayanganj.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Nerve News

Muslims in Bangladesh celebrate Eid

Muslims in Bangladesh are all set to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr Tuesday marking the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

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Global Voices Online

Bangladesh Authorities Shut Down a 200-Year-Old Brothel, Evicting Hundreds of Sex Workers

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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Merinews

Development of 320 MW Maitree Super Thermal Power Project: NTPC...

The 9th meeting of Bangladesh India Friendship Power Company Limited , a joint venture of NTPC Limited and Bangladesh Power Development Board was held here under the chairmanship of Monowar Islam, Secretary, Power, Government of Bangladesh.

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Nerve News

Bangladeshi plane catches fire at Nepal airport, passengers safe

A Bangladeshi aircraft caught fire while landing at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport Monday afternoon, officials said.

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India Gazette

Tripura to get rice from Andhra Pradesh via Bangladesh Thursday

Rice from southern India to Tripura via Bangladesh is likely to reach here Thursday, bringing to fruition a three-year-long diplomatic and strategical endeavour between New Delhi and Dhaka.

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The Daily Star

Save Buriganga from grabbing

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has directed the authorities concerned to take effective measures to reclaim illegally occupied parts of the Buriganga river and free it of pollution.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Muslims World-Wide Celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Bangladeshi Muslims sit on the engine of an overcrowded train ahead of Eid al-Fitr at a railway station in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Sunday.

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The Daily Star

Eid joy all around

Happy faces at the windows of a train at Airport Railway Station in the capital yesterday.

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The Telegraph

Assam move on asylum invites Paresh scorn

Security personnel inspect a bike in Guwahati on Sunday in the run-up to Independence Day.

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The Telegraph

Toll 111, Deb blames count error

Pigs on Sunday roam free on the Eastern Bypass of Siliguri, where a dumping ground is a stone's throw from five educational institutions - Don Bosco School, Salesian College, Nirmala Convent, Auxilium Convent and Goodricke School for Special Education.

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The Daily Star

Urdu speakers in Bangladesh urge permanent ceasefire

Minority Council of Urdu Speaking People of Indian Origin in Bangladesh has urged the UN to intervene and lift the siege on Gaza and broker a permanent ceasefire.

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The Daily Star

Biman sitting idle with large planes

All six Boeing 777s of Biman remain underutilised for lack of long-haul flights and pilots, causing the national carrier to lose crores of taka every year.

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