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Ex-UP member shot dead in Rangamati

31 August 2014

A former union parishad (UP) member was shot dead by unknown miscreants at Ramhari Para in Naniarchar upazila early Sunday. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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1 held with 8.4kg gold at Dhaka airport

31 August 2014

1 held with 8.4kg gold at Dhaka airport Customs Intelligence officials seized 72 gold bars weighing 8kilogram4gram and held a young man at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Friday. The arrestee is Md Azimuddin, 25, a resident of Feni. Customs intelligence and investigation … Full News here – Read more on Prothom Alo (English)

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Editors voice concern

31 August 2014

Editors and professionals yesterday raised serious concern over the formulation of the National Broadcast Policy, saying that the policy would curtail the freedom of the press. At a meeting on ‘Challenges before the media’, organised by the Editors’ Council at the CIRDAP auditorium in the capital, they urged the government to scrap the policy immediately. […]

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Nine dead, 24 injured in Bolivia tourist bus crash

31 August 2014

LA PAZ: Nine people were killed and another 24 injured after a bus packed with foreign tourists crashed in southwest Bolivia on Saturday, police said. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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UK ups terror threat level

31 August 2014

Britain raised its terror threat risk level to “severe” on Friday, meaning an attack is thought to be “highly likely”, due to fears over the situation in Iraq and Syria, reports AFP from London. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Defeated forces won’t emerge again: PM

31 August 2014

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said yesterday (Saturday) that the defeated forces of the Liberation War would never be able to raise their heads again. She described the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson, Khaleda Zia, as a collaborator of these forces. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Defeated forces won’t emerge again: PM

31 August 2014

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said yesterday (Saturday) that the defeated forces of the Liberation War would never be able to raise their heads again. She described the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson, Khaleda Zia, as a collaborator of these forces. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Tk 1.5cr illegal handsets seized in Dhaka

31 August 2014

Tk 1.5cr illegal handsets seized in Dhaka Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate seized some 409 handsets of different brands worth about Tk 1.5 crore from two showrooms in the city area on Thursday. Sources at the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Directorate said the mobile … Full News here – Read more on Prothom Alo (English)

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Mystery woman among 2 held Half-day strike today

31 August 2014

Faruqui murderPolice arrested two people, including the mysterious middle-aged lady from Murapara area under Rupganj upazila in Narayanganj district, yesterday, for her alleged involvement in the murder of TV presenter Shaikh Nurul Islam Faruqui. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Editors voice concern

31 August 2014

Nat’l broadcast policy Journalists, media experts, teachers and lawyers yesterday (Saturday) rejected outright the National Broadcasting Policy, 2014, saying it will gag the media instead of ensuring freedom of speech, free flow of information and social responsibility. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Floods continue to wreak havoc

31 August 2014

The flood situation in the country’s north and central regions continued to worsen, as the waters of the Padma and the Jamuna kept on rising, over the past 24 hours. The situation was particularly bad for 1.5 lakh people marooned in Bogra and around one lakh in Sirajganj, as flood protection embankments collapsed. The problem […]

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Floods take turn for the worse

30 August 2014

The overall flood situation in the country’s north and north-east worsened yesterday. Over 100 villages in Bogra were inundated after a portion of the flood protection embankment was washed away. Major rivers registered a rise and were flowing above the danger mark at 20 points. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Dhaka Social Art Festival Stories of the Voiceless

30 August 2014

Dhaka Social Art Festival Stories of the Voiceless As a part of the international series, Martijn Crowe, artist and creative director of The Faketory art studio, and artist Ronald Merkesteijn undertook an exciting three-month long project in Dhaka that contributed to the story-telling of the masses who … Full News here – Read more on […]

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‘Very fluid’ situation on held peacekeepers: UN

30 August 2014

UNITED NATIONS: The plight of dozens of U.N. peacekeepers in Syria remained “very, very fluid” Friday, the secretary-general’s spokesman said, as talks aimed at their release stretched into a second day. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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Nepal win second match to level series

30 August 2014

Bangladesh Under-23 national team suffered a solitary goal defeat at the hands of visiting Nepal team at the Sylhet Stadium yesterday in the SS Steel International football series. Full News here – The Independent :: Online Edition

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