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Dhaka Trains During Eid

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Old Dhaka in Bangladesh

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Experts decry govt plan to augment Bibiyana output

23 November 2014

Expressing deep concern over the government’s plan to augment the already massive output of gas from Bibiyana, energy experts have argued that such a step could result in the destruction of the gas field, entailing a “risky gamble” with the nation. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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One stabbed to death in Chittagong

23 November 2014

One stabbed to death in Chittagong A youth has been stabbed to death by his friend in Chittagong city's Agrabad area over a trifling matter. The deceased, Mohammad Jalal, 20, son of Kamal Hossain, hailed from Brahmanbaria district, said police sources. Police, however, nabbed the … Full News here – Read more on DhakaTribune

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Police asked to beef up security of KPIs, courts

23 November 2014

The home ministry has asked the inspector-general of police (IGP) and the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) commissioner to beef up security at key point installations and at all the lower courts across the country, apprehending possible terror attacks by militant groups. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Give citizenship to Rohingya Muslims

23 November 2014

UN passes resolution on Myanmar The United Nations adopted a resolution Friday urging Myanmar to grant citizenship to its Rohingya Muslim minority, ramping up pressure on Yangon to scrap a controversial identity plan, reports AFP from United States.The measure was adopted by consensus in the General Assembly’s rights committee following some wrangling with countries from the […]

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One year on, little done on Bali package, says CPD

23 November 2014

Regrettably, there is hardly anything to show as regards the 10 points adopted at the ninth ministerial conference (MC-9) of Least Developed Countries (LDCs), in Bali in December 2013, the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) said.The Bali package with its four pillars of development — LDC issues, trade facilitation, agriculture, and cotton –concerned a number […]

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Counter Foto to celebrate second anniversary

22 November 2014

Counter Foto to celebrate second anniversary Dhaka-based photography academy Counter Foto has organised a gala event in celebration of the second anniversary of its photography department. The event starts today in the capital. The three-day programme includes unveiling of the hundreds of … Full News here – Read more on DhakaTribune

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Nisha Desai to visit Dhaka Nov 27 after Saarc Summit

22 November 2014

US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal will visit Dhaka after attending the 18th Saarc Summit to be held in Kathmandu, Nepal on November 26-27. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Plague outbreak kills 40 in Madagascar , says WHO

22 November 2014

An outbreak of plague in Madagascar has killed 40 people and infected almost 80 others, the World Health Organization has said. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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School girl ‘killed after rape’ in capital

22 November 2014

A 10-year-old girl was killed allegedly after rape in the capital’s Islambagh Beribandh area on Friday night. The deceased was identified as Moni Akhter. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Seven years in jail for reckless driving restored

22 November 2014

Seven years in jail for reckless driving restored On August 13 that year, acclaimed filmmaker Tareq Masud and cinematographer and ATN News chief executive officer Mishuk Munier were killed along with three others in a car crash on the Dhaka-Aricha Highway at Ghior upazila of Manikganj on their way … Full News here – Read more […]

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Ebola outbreak can be ended by 2015: Ban

22 November 2014

The deadly Ebola outbreak can be ended “by the middle of next year” if the world speeds up its response, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Bullet-hit Rajbari vice-chairman dies

22 November 2014

Rajbari: Pangsha upazila vice-chairman, who sustained bullet injury at Kacharipara village on Friday, died at Faridpur Medical College Hospital early Saturday. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Isabel Medina, 41, a non-US citizen, wipes her eyes on Friday in Los Angeles, California, as she watches US President Barack Obama

Obama’s immigration reform shields 5m from deportation

22 November 2014

Pledging to fix America’s “broken” immigration system, President Barack Obama offered five million undocumented migrants protection from deportation last night, allowing families to emerge from the shadows and seek work permits, reports AFP Washington. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Ban, banish, hang

22 November 2014

Ban, banish, hang Many decades ago, in an interview with a British magazine, Field Marshal Ayub Khan had frustratingly told the journalist that it appeared that pluralist democracy could work only amongst people in colder climates. Well, in the progress of time … Full News here – Read more on DhakaTribune

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factional clash at Shahjalal University

17 BCL men held over SUST clashes BCL denies involvement

22 November 2014

At least 17 activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) were arrested yesterday in connection with Thursday’s factional clash at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) that killed one and injured 40 others. Additional deputy commissioner of Sylhet Metropolitan Police M Rahmath Ullah said all the suspects belonging to the BCL, the student wing of […]

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