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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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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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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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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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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