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3 hrs ago | Nerve News

India-Bangladesh trade conclave in Dhaka on Sunday

The India-Bangladesh Business Conclave will be held in Dhaka Sunday with a focus on enhancing bilateral trade and tapping Bangladesh's business potential with West Bengal and the northeastern states.

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7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Venom worth Tk 100cr seized in Benapole

Border Guard Bangladesh personnel arrest venom smuggler Milon Kaji along with cobra snake poison worth Tk 100 in Benapole of Jessore Friday night.

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11 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Launch runs aground in Meghna with 500 passengers

A launch got stuck in Meghna river with around 500 passengers after hitting a hidden shoal in Haim Char upazila of Chandpur since last night.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Daily Star

15 Partex Group workers hurt in clash with cops

The vehicles get stranded on Dhaka-Chittagong highway after workers of Partex Group stage demonstration on the road demanding a hike in their salaries.

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The Daily Star

the Literary Great Remembered

A two-day programme marking the 65th birth anniversary of Natyacharya Selim Al Deen at Zila Shilpakala Academy auditorium concluded on August 19. The Mymensingh segment of the celebrations was jointly organised by Swapnadol, a drama troupe from Dhaka and Mymensingh Zila Shilpakala Academy.

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The Daily Star

Flood heading for Dhaka from North

A home is being dismantled, put on a boat and moved to dry land at Char Gobordhan in Aditmari of Nilphamari yesterday.

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DNA India

Anup Chetia willing to be repatriated to India: Report

ULFA leader Anup Chetia, currently in jail in Bangladesh, has expressed willingness to be repatriated to India -- where he is wanted for murder, abductions and extortion -- if there were no legal complications, a media report said on Friday.

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Google Sightseeing

My 200th Post - A Look Back

My first post was about the National Assembly Building in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a city I had recently visited.

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The Daily Star

Robbers shoot dead pregnant woman in Cox's Bazar

Robbers shot dead a six-month pregnant woman and took away around 10 bhories of gold ornaments and other valuables from a house at Chakaria upazila in Cox's Bazar early Friday.

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Iol.co.za

The world's most liveable cities

Melbourne tops the ranking as the world's most pleasant city to live in for the fourth year running, but an Economist Intelligence Unit poll also finds that turmoil in Ukraine and the Middle East have pushed other cities down the list.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Daily Star

We just want to touch people's hearts with our work -- Kankan Das

Kankan Das is one of the most prominent names in Chittagong's theatre arena. In a career spanning 25 years, she has given innumerable memorable performances in some of the biggest plays to be produced from the port city.

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Stars and Stripes

US Army-Bangladesh exercise hones earthquake disaster response

Col. Mohammad Tawhid-Ul-Islam of the Bangladesh Armed Forces Division delivers a presentation on the Dhaka City Earthquake Contingency Response Plan on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, the opening day of the Pacific Resilience Disaster Relief Exercise and Exchange in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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CPJ Press Freedom Online

Police raid newspaper office, arrest editor in Bangladesh

Bangladeshi authorities should immediately release the editor of a daily newspaper who has been held for two days without charge, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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The Daily Star

Bajaj to make motorcycles at Bangladesh plant

India's popular Bajaj motorcycles will be manufactured in Bangladesh from June next year, a move touted to make the brand's vehicles 30 percent cheaper.

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Iol.co.za

Thirteen charged over deadly Dhaka attack

A Bangladesh court on Thursday charged 13 Islamists with murder over a 2001 bomb blast at a political rally in Dhaka that left five people dead.

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Newkerala.com

Learning from Meghalaya village to keep India clean

If Indians want to make their country a clean and healthy place, then they should learn from the Khasi tribesmen of Meghalaya's Mawlynnong village, says tourist Michael Dough.

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Journal of Exposure Science and Envir...

Urinary iodine concentrations of pregnant women in rural Bangladesh: A longitudinal study

Correspondence: Dr. Maria Kippler, Unit of Metals and Health, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, Stockholm SE-171 77, Sweden.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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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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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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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