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1 hr ago | The Daily Star

Tourism during Eid

WHILE domestic tourism industry enjoys brisk business during the national holidays, especially during the two Eids, one cannot say the same for the rest of the year.

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5 hrs ago | ETaiwanNews.com

UN: Many Bangladesh children malnourished

The United Nations said Sunday that Bangladesh is battling "a silent emergency" with nearly half of the impoverished country's children under age 5 suffering from chronic malnutrition.

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7 hrs ago | AlertNet

A balanced adaptation diet needs tradition and modernity

On a recent trip to Bolipara in Bangladesh, I saw burned hills mile after mile in preparation for 'slash and burn' cultivation.

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11 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Tuba workers still wait for arrears

Hooked up to a saline drip, the garment workers of Tuba Group on their fourth day of hunger strike yesterday inside their factory in Badda of Dhaka.

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15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Train hits bus with bridal party in Bangladesh, 10 killed

A train smashed into a crowded bus carrying a bridal party west of the Bangladesh capital on Friday morning leaving at least 10 people dead and 57 injured, police said.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, World News, Asia, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Eid ul-Fitr,

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Daily Star

BB directives defied in fresh loan deals

The Gulshan branch of BASIC Bank allowed fake and defaulter companies to swindle another Tk 1,000 crore in 2013, defying Bangladesh Bank's instructions to rectify its irregularities in disbursing around Tk 1,300 crore a year ago.

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The Telegraph

Pig pick in JE death zone

Siliguri, July 31: The animal resource development department has told its officials in four districts of north Bengal to pick pigs from only those areas where deaths from Japanese Encephalitis have been reported.

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The Daily Star

4 drown, 10 missing in Sirajganj boat capsize

Four people were confirmed dead and at least 10 went missing after a boat capsized in the Jamuna river in Chowhali upazila of Sirajganj this morning.

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The Daily Star

Bangladeshi youth falls to death in Paris

A Bangladeshi expatriate in France died at a hospital in Paris on early Monday, hours after he was found lying beside his building.

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Sierra Club Compass

Bangladesh 'Long March' to save Sundarbans featured in a new documentary

Dhaka, to the city of Rampal to protest a proposed new coal-fired power plant. Now you can join the walk in a new documentary, " Long Live Sundarban ," available on YouTube.

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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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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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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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