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2 faculties locked out during strike 

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Leftist student organisations are observing a daylong strike at the Dhaka University on Tuesday by locking up the main gates of Arts ...

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151 illegal Malaysia goers held in Cox’s Bazar 

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Coast Guard members in a drive arrested 151 people from the Bay of Bengal near Saint Martin in Teknaf upazila early ...

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Mirpur slum catches fire 

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Fire broke out at a slum near Janata Housing in Mirpur-1 in the capital on Tuesday noon. Nazrul Islam of the ...

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China and Taiwan in first government talks 

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Top Taiwan official Wang Yu-chi (left) met his mainland China counterpart Zhang Zhijun on Tuesday China and Taiwan have begun the highest-level ...

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Military plane crashes in eastern Algeria, 'killing 100' 

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An Algerian military transport plane has crashed in the north-east of the country, killing more than 100 people, Algerian media say. The ...

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US for new elections in BD to ensure fair process 

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Terming the January 5 election a ‘deeply flawed’ one, US Assistant Secretary of State for South ...

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'Most want fresh credible polls' .....IRI 

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 Results of an opinion poll conducted by the US -based International Republican Institute (IRI) shows Bangladeshis are deeply concerned about the condition ...

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Return or else: Ershad to dissenters 

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HM Ershad has come down hard on those in Jatiya Party who took part in the Jan 5 polls ‘disobeying his ...

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3 BGB, 2 army men killed in Tangail cantonment blast 

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Three members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and two members ...

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US envoy Nancy Powell meets India's Narendra Modi 

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The US said the meeting was part of an 'outreach to senior leaders of India's major political parties in advance of ...

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Gang leader killed in `encounter` 

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The suspected killer of a ruling Awami League leader has been killed in an alleged encounter with RAB at Abhaynagar Upazila in ...

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Kejriwal resigns as Delhi CM 

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has announced to resign after the Jan Lokpal Bill was not allowed to be tabled in the ...

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2 killed in ‘gunbattle’ 

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Two people have been killed in an alleged gunfight between law enforcers and unknown miscreants at capital Dhaka’s Jatrabarhi, police say. Jatrabarhi ...

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Syria talks: Mediator apology for lack of progress 

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The UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi has apologised to the Syrian people after peace talks in Geneva ...

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Govt tracing `Al-Qaeda threat` 

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The Bangladesh government says it is investigating the origin of the alleged audio-message by Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, State Minister for Home ...

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'Jan 5 polls brought back stability' 

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Prime Minister’s International Affairs adviser Gowher Rizvi has reminded foreign diplomats of a contradiction -- the call to hold fresh ...

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Tigers win toss, decide bowling first 

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Bangladesh won the toss and decided bowling first in the first One Day International cricket against visiting Sri Lanka at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla ...

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Al-Qaeda conduit nabbed, claims RAB 

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RAB claims they have arrested a young man who received and circulated the audio-video message of al-Qaeda chief Ayman Al-Zawahiri calling for ...

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Newspaper sector declared an industry 

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The government on Tuesday declared the newspaper sector as an industry separating it from the service sector in an effort to ensure ...

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UZ Polls: BNP`s hartal in 3 upazilas on Thursday 

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Local units of BNP called separate daylong hartals for Thursday in Sujanagar upazila of Pabna and Shailkupa upazila of Jhenidah on ...

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BNP calls strike in 8 Upazilas 

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Local BNP units will enforce strike in eight Upazilas on Thursday to protest alleged rigging of votes there during the first ...

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Khoka freed 

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BNP vice-chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka has been freed from Central Jail on Wednesday. The former Dhaka City mayor walked out of ...

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BNP leads in Upazila elections 

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The BNP put up a strong show in 97 Upazilas that went to polls on Wednesday in the first phase of ...

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SL 58/2 in 12 over 

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Sri Lanka were 58 for the loss of two wickets after 12 overs in the second ODI against Bangladesh on Thursday. ...

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Priyanjan dismissed 

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Sri Lanka were 179 for the loss of four wickets after 37 overs in the second ODI against Bangladesh on Thursday. ...

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Amar Ekushey observed 

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The indebted nation observed Amar Ekushey and International Mother Language Day in a befitting manner across the country on Friday paying rich ...

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Shaheed Minars damaged in six districts 

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While the nation paid tributes to the martyrs of the 1952 Language Movement, miscreants damaged seven ...

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Shakib banned for 3 ODIs for improper gesture 

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Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has banned Shakib Al Hasan for making improper gesture during the second match against Sri Lanka. The board ...

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US official arrives 

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The US Deputy Assistant Secretary for South Asia Atul Keshap arrived in Dhaka on Saturday on a four-day visit. The US ...

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Tigers bat first 

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Sri Lanka won the toss and invited Bangladesh to bat first in their third and final ODI at the Sher-e-Bangla National ...

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Sri Lanka complete clean sweep against Bangladesh 

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The touring Sri Lanka completed a clean sweep ...

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Ukraine President`s compound seized 

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 Reuters:  Protesters seized the Kiev office of President Viktor Yanukovich on Saturday and his whereabouts were a mystery, as the pro-Russian ...

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JMB radicals snatched 

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A policeman died trying to stop attackers who snatched away three radicals of the banned Jamaatul Mujahidin Bangladesh (JMB) at Mymensingh’s ...

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50 hurt in police-student clashes 

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Jagannath University students fought pitched battles with police on the campus on Sunday protesting against illegal occupation of a residential hall. More ...

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Jubair Murder: Court revokes bail to 6 accused 

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 A court here on Sunday cancelled the bail to six accused in the Jubair ...

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Rakib killed in 'encounter' 

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Freed and later arrested on Sunday, JMB radical Rakibul Hasan alias Hafez Mahmud has been killed in an 'encounter', police say. ...

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Order to submit Alim's appeal summary 

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The Supreme Court has asked for the summary of the appeal filed against the war crimes tribunal verdict on former BNP ...

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8 to die for Alim murder 

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A Dhaka court has awarded death penalty to ...

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Asia Cup: Sri Lanka score 296 for 6 against Pakistan, Lahiru hits ton 

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A fine century by opener Lahiru Thirimanne helped Sri Lanka to post a comfortable 296 runs for 6 wickets against holders ...

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Indian alert for JMB fugitives 

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India's Home Ministry has alerted the country's Eastern states ...

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Mahmood Ali, Nazrul take oath 

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AH Mahmood Ali and Nazrul Islam Hiru have taken oath as ministers. President Md Abdul Hamid administered them the oath of office ...

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Mushfiqur’s ton helps Bangladesh to set 280-run target for India 

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Skipper Mushfiqur Rahim`s second ODI century steered Bangladesh to set a 280-run target for India in the second match of the Asia ...

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Polls `festival of take-overs`: BNP 

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The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has alleged that the Upazila polls have been reduced to a ‘festival’ of taking over poll centres' ...

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Barisal Sadar Upazila : BNP-backed candidate boycotts polls  

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BNP-backed candidate of Barisal sadar upazila has boycotted ...

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BGB-voters clash at Bagerhat 

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Locals clashed with Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel at ...

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Asia Cup Cricket: Pak post 248/8 against Afghan, Akmal hits ton 

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 An unconquered century by Umar Akmal guided the defending champion Pakistan to post 248 ...

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BNP edges AL again in Upazila polls 

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The BNP has maintained its lead over the Awami League in the Upazila Parishad elections, finishing ahead in the second phase of ...

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BNP-Jamaat-backed panel sweeps Dhaka Bar polls 

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The BNP-Jamaat backed Jatiyatabadi Ainjibi Oikya (Blue Panel) swept the elections to the Dhaka Bar Association for the 2014-15 term by bagging ...

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3 Bangladeshis killed in Bahrain 

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Three Bangladeshis have been killed in a fire ...

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Tigers to chase 255 

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Afghanistan rode on Asghar Stanikzai and Samiullah Shinwari’s partnership, put up a challenging total of 254 losing six wickets in their Asia ...

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Movement to oust illegal govt after UZ polls: Khaleda 

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Urging people to get ready for an anti-government movement, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday said the ‘illegal government’ will be ousted ...

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BNP leader Khandaker Mahbubuddin Ahmed passes away 

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Former member of parliament and BNP leader Advocate Khandaker Mahbubuddin Ahmed died of cardiac arrest at a city hospital on Saturday ...

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Bangladesh taste shameful defeat to Afghanistan 

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Sports Reporter : Defending runners-up Bangladesh tasted a shameful 32-run defeat to Afghanistan in their ODI match of the Asia Cup Cricket ...

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33 dead in Kunming attacks 

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Reuters : China on Sunday blamed Muslim militants ...

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Clashes erupt at JU 

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A violent clash between supporters of the president and the general secretary of the Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) at Jahangirnagar University has ...

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India set 246-run target for Pakistan 

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India set a 246-run target for Pakistan in their third match in Asia Cup at Shere Bangla National Cricket Stadium in ...

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Pakistan edge past India 

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Sports Reporter : Reigning champions Pakistan edged past their arch rivals India by one wicket in their crucial ODI match of the ...

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At least 11 killed in brazen attack on Pakistani court 

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Reuters :Gunmen burst into a court in a busy shopping area in the center of the Pakistani capital on Monday, killing ...

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Sri Lanka bat to book final berth 

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ESPN :  Angelo Mathews chose to bat on a Mirpur surface he expected to slow down as the game progressed, but Afghanistan ...

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2 die in Dhaka ‘gunfight’ 

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Two suspected kidnappers succumbed to gunshot wounds, received during ...

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Sri Lanka retain winning streak 

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Sabbir Hossain :Sri Lanka retained their winning streak in the 12th Asia Cup when they defeated newcomers Afghanistan by 129 ...

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Tigers opt to bat 

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Bangladesh have won the toss and elected to bat first against Pakistan in the Asia Cup tie on Tuesday. The hosts ...

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Tigers post record 326 

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Bangladesh, deciding to bat first, put up a colossal 326 for three – home team’s highest ODI total- in their 50-over ...

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ACC grills MP Aslamul Haque 

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Staff Reporter : The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday interrogated Awami League MP Aslamul Haque as part of its ongoing probe ...

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India cruise to inconsequential win 

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Afghanistan's batting, apart from a match-winning partnership against Bangladesh, has been ordinary, particularly against spin. In a dead rubber against India, ...

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B’desh score 204 for 9 against Sri Lanka in their last Asia Cup match 

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Bangladesh continued their dismal performance in the five-nation Asia Cup Cricket scoring 204 runs for 9 in stipulated 50 overs against finalists ...

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Hard-fought victory for Sri Lanka 

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Sports Reporter : Sri Lanka registered a hard-fought three-wicket victory over Bangladesh in their ODI match of the 12th Asia Cup at ...

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Dhaka-Mymensingh highway blocked 

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Supporters of an Awami League ‘rebel’ Sreepur Upazila Parishad chairman candidate blocked the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway ...

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OIC Secretary General to visit Bangladesh 

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The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Ameen Madani is due in Dhaka on Saturday on a four-day ...

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Malaysian plane goes missing 

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Reuters : A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing went missing over the ...

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Pakistan bat; Afridi fit, Mendis left out 

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Misbah-ul-Haq chose to bat in the Asia ...

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Lankans need 261 to win 

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Pakistan posted 260 for five in 50 overs against Sri Lanka in the final match of the twelfth Asia Cup on ...

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Sri Lanka clinch 12th Asia Cup 

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Sports Reporter :  Favourites Sri Lanka clinched the 12th Asia Cup defeating Pakistan by five wickets in the final at the Sher-e-Bangla ...

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Headmasters upgraded 

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The government has upgraded the post of public primary school headmasters to second class.  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina made the announcement at the ...

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Call early polls or pay: Khaleda 

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Khaleda Zia has demanded an early election ...

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Muhith eyes 1 bln donation 

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bdnews24.com: Finance Minister AMA Muhith has set a Tk 1 billion donation target to partly fund arrangements for the Twenty20 World Cup ...

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US watching Bangladesh : Crowley 

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The US is keeping an eye on Bangladesh’s ...

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Court summons Prothom Alo editor 

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A court has taken cognizance of a Tk 2 billion defamation case and issued summons against three, including Prothom Alo’s Editor and ...

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4 killed in Ctg train-bus collision 

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Four people have been killed in a train-minibus collision in Chittagong. The minibus was carrying garment factory workers. Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) ...

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Chaos in High Court 

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Journalists and lawyers traded verbal fire and were engaged in a scuffle at the High Court on Wednesday. bdnews24.com correspondent Suliman ...

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Khoka resigns from Dhaka BNP 

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BNP leader Sadeque Hossain Khoka has announced his resignation as the convenor of the party’s Dhaka metropolitan unit. “I don’t want ...

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Khandker Mosharraf arrested 

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Anti Corruption Commission officials have arrested senior BNP leader Khandker Mosharraf Hossain, facing money laundering charges, from his Gulshan house in Dhaka. ...

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Prothom Alo warned, Mizanur guilty of gross contempt 

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The High Court has found Prothom Alo Joint Editor Mizanur Rahman Khan guilty of gross contempt for two of his articles ...

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Power price hiked by 6.96% 

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The government has raised power tariff by an average ...

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BNP-Jamaat panel sweeps SCBA polls 

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The BNP-Jamaat-e-Islami alliance backed panel has won a landslide in this year’s Bangladesh Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) polls. Bar council ...

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Six dead in central China knife incident 

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Reuters: At least six people died after a knifing incident in central China's Changsha city, state media reported on Friday, in ...

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81 more upazilas going to polls Saturday 

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Eighty-one more upazila parishads in ...

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Jamaat supporter killed in Bagerhat 

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Miscreants have stabbed to death a young man in Bagerhat on the day when the third phase of upazila polls got ...

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Candidate boycotts election in Barisal 

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The BNP backed chairman candidate of Barisal’s Muladi Upazila ...

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One shot dead in Shariatpur 

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A person has been shot dead while trying to ...

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AL takes lead in 3rd phase UZ polls 

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AL favourites 36, BNP 27, Jamaat 7, others 8  - After its successive poor show in the first two phases ...

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Afghanistan score 69/8 

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Afghanistan scored 58 runs with lose of eight wickets after 15 overs against hosts Bangladesh in the opening match of the ...

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Tigers beat Afghnistan for 72 

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Afghnistan folded to 72 all-out from 17.1 overs against hosts Bangladesh in the opening match of the ...

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Tigers exact revenge 

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Bangladesh start their World T20 campaign in style, beating the Afghans by nine wickets .... More to follow

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Tigers hit Afghanistan by 9 wickets 

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Bangladesh were off to a perfect start in the World Twenty20, beating Afghanistan by nine wickets in the opener on Sunday. ...

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Hong Kong bowl in clash of debutants 

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 Hong Kong won the toss and captain Jamie Atkinson elected to bowl in their evening match against Nepal at the Zahur ...

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Nepal beat Hong Kong 

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Nepal beat Hong Kong by 80 runs at the Chittagong Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Group 'A' ICC T20 World ...

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Western sanctions as Crimea ready to join Russia 

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 Reuters : Crimea's Moscow-backed leaders declared a 96-percent vote in favour of quitting Ukraine and annexation by Russia in a referendum Western ...

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2 corpses found in Noakhali 

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Police have recovered bodies of two unidentified young men from two canals in Noakhali's Chatkhil. Both had their limbs tied with ...

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Microbus gas cylinder blast kills 4 in Ctg 

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Four members of a family, including a child, were killed and seven others injured as a microbus caught fire following a ...

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Ireland hold on for last-gasp win 

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Some say the phrase "luck of the Irish," refers to the good fortune enjoyed by the citizens of that country when ...

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3 killed in RAB encounter 

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Three men, said to be bandits, have been killed in an encounter with the RAB in the Sundarbans.RAB says those killed ...

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Shahzad, Shafiqullah power Afghanistan to seven-wicket win 

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Mohammad Shahzad is Afghanistan's most prolific Twenty20 batsman by a long way. His recent form had been quite poor, as scores ...

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Bangladesh bowl against Nepal 

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Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim has won the toss and decided to bowl first against Nepal with an eye on the main ...

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Bangladesh need 127 runs to defeat Nepal 

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Bangladesh to score 127 runs to defeat Nepal in the ...

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Bangladesh thrash Nepal by 8 wickets 

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After defeating Afghanistan by nine wickets in the ICC T20 opener, Bangladesh on Tuesday thrashed Nepal by 8 wickets in Chittagong. ...

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Khaleda’s plea for more time rejected 

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Khaleda Zia’s lawyers raised hell in the courtroom when the judge rejected their plea seeking more time and wanted to initiate ...

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Primary teachers’ test postponed 

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Tests to recruit assistant teachers for primary schools in ...

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Charges framed against Khaleda 

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Charges have been framed against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia ...

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T20 Warm-up: Australia beat New Zealand by 3 runs 

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Elite cricket giant Australia beat New Zealand by 3 runs in an ICC World Twenty20 warm-up match at Khan Shaheb ...

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Indefinite transport strike underway in Rajshahi 

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An indefinite transport strike called by District Motor Sramik Union is underway in the district from Thursday morning. District Motor Sramik ...

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Tazreen chairperson’s bail scrapped 

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The Dhaka District and Sessions Judge’s Court has cancelled the bail of Tazreen Fashions chairperson Mahmuda Akter and ordered her to surrender ...

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Tigers in batting against HK 

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Bangladesh were sent to bat after Hong Kong won the toss and elected to bowl in their final match of the ...

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Anamul gone 

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Bangladesh were 55 for 3 in seven overs against Hong Kong in their last World Twenty20 qualifier on Thursday having lost ...

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Tigers stare at elimination 

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Bangladesh went crazy and lost wickets thick and fast to be bowled out for 108 in just 16.3 overs against Hong ...

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World T20: B’desh bundle out for 108 runs against Hong Kong 

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Test-playing Bangladesh was bundled out cheaply for 108 runs in 16.3 overs against ICC associate member and all-loser Hong Kong in ...

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India choose bowl first 

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Pakistan were sent to batting first against India in Group 2 game of the ICC World Twenty20 at the Sher-e-Bangla National ...

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India chase 131 to win 

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Pakistan posted 130 for 7 after their arch-rivals India sent them in to bat in the first match of the Super ...

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India beat Pakistan in opener 

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Sports Reporter :  India composed an easy seven-wicket victory over Pakistan in their opening Group B match of the ICC World20 ...

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2 Bangladeshis among 9 killed in Kabul gun attack 

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Two Bangladeshi nationals are among the nine people killed ...

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4th phase of Upazila polls underway 

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The fourth phase of local government elections has got underway in 91 Upazilas of 43 districts amid tight security against a backdrop ...

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Munshiganj UP chairman dies in clashes 

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A Union Parishad chairman at Munshiganj’s Gazaria Upazila has died in clashes among supporters of ruling Awami League-backed and renegade chairman candidates ...

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Govt to return Islami Bank money 

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The government will return the cheque for TK 3 crore sponsored by Islami Bank Bangladesh Ltd (IBBL) for organising ‘Lakho Konthe Sonar ...

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Violence mars 4th phase of polling 

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Despite the Election Commission’s stern warning against violence, ...

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India chase 130 

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Some lusty hitting late in the innings saw the West Indies put up a below-par 129 for 7 against India in ...

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India defeat West Indies 

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Sports Reporter : India registered a ...

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AL wrests lead from BNP in Upazila polls 

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The Awami League has got its nose ahead in the staggered Upazila Parishad elections after Sunday’s fourth phase of voting. According to ...

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EU team for poll with consensus 

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A visiting European parliamentary delegation sees no point in holding an early election unless all political parties take part. Jean Lambert, ...

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EC ‘complains’ about Amu 

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The Election Commission (EC) has apprised the Prime Minister about alleged violation of Code of Conduct by Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu ...

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T20 Super10: SA tastes first victory, beats NZ by 2 runs 

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South Africa tasted their first victory beating New Zealand by an exciting 2 runs, to stay in the race of the ...

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Sri Lanka sink the Dutch 

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Sri Lanka thrashed the Netherlands by 9 wickets with the quickest ever chase with 90 balls remaining to boost their net ...

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Huge gold haul at Ctg airport; 7 held 

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 In the biggest gold haul in recent times, Customs officials seized 905 gold bars, weighing 105 kg, from a Biman flight ...

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Tigers chase 172 

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Bangladesh will chase 171 for a win against the West Indies in their first Super 10 encounter of the World Twenty20 ...

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Tigers slump to 73-run defeat to West Indies 

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Bangladesh hugely hurt their chances of progressing to the knockout stages of the World Twenty20 when they slumped to an embarrassing 73-run ...

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Bangladesh tries to sing its way into record books 

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Bangladesh witnessed a historic moment on its 43rd Independence Day when 254,681 people gathered and sang the national anthem in chorus.  ‘Lakho Konthe Sonar ...

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Nilkhet book market catches fire 

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A fire has blazed through the Nilkhet book market in capital ...

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19-party’s peaceful hartal underway in C’nawabganj 

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A daylong hartal called by the local BNP-led ...

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BNP to besiege UNO offices countrywide today 

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 The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) will ...

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Egypt`s military chief Sisi quits to run for presidency  

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 The BBC's Orla Guerin: "Sisi has the institutions of state behind him" Field Marshal Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has announced that he has resigned ...

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I will quit politics: Rowshan 

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The Chief of the Opposition in the parliament, ...

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Now Khaleda says Zia was first president 

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BNP chief Khaleda Zia has lent support to her son’s claims that her husband Ziaur Rahman was the ‘first president’ of ...

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Hales ton fires England in thriller 

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Alex Hales blasted the tournament’s first century to power England to a six–wicket victory against Sri Lanka in an action-packed ...

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W Indies win by 6 wkts 

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WEST INDIES 179/4 (19.4/20 ov)

AUSTRALIA 178/8 ...

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Bangladesh bat 

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India have won the toss and elected to bowl first against Bangladesh in the Super 10 tie of the World Twenty20 ...

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India chase 139 

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Bangladesh’s horror run with the bat showed no signs of easing as they managed 138 for 7 against India in the ...

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India through to semis with another easy win 

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India 141 for 2 (Kohli 57*, Rohit 56) beat Bangladesh 138 for 7 (Anamul 44, Mishra 3-26) by 8 wickets Indian ...

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Saudi king ex-wife asks Obama to save her daughters 

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 BBC Online : A former wife of the Saudi king has appealed to US President Barack Obama to help free ...

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Tangail-8 by-poll underway 

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Voting for the by-election to Tangail-8 (Basail-Sakhipur) constituency is going on peacefully today (Saturday). The voting began at 8.00 am and will ...

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72-hr autorickshaw strike from Apr 1 

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CNG-run autorickshaw owners of the city announced a ...

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Amla, de Villiers power SA to 196 

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South Africa 196/5 (20/20 ov) England need 197 to win with 10 wickets in hand from 20 overs. Blistering knocks from Hashim Amla and ...

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De Villiers blitz fires South Africa to semi-finals  

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Reuters : Stand-in skipper AB de Villiers led by example as South Africa eliminated England to reach the World Twenty20 semi-finals ...

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Rajshahi doctor gets bail 

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A Rajshahi doctor whose arrest sparked huge protests from his colleagues in the district has been released on bail. A court ...

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Bangladesh bowl against Pakistan 

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Bangladesh are bowling against Pakistan after the later elected ...

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Bangladesh crash out of World T20 

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Bangladesh crashed out of the World Twenty20 after going down to a -run defeat to Pakistan in their Group 2 tie ...

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World Twenty20 2014: Woeful Australia crumble to India 

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ICC World Twenty20, Group Two, Mirpur India 159-7 ...

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Candidate boycotts poll in Lakshmipur 

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A rebel chairman candidate contesting without the Awami League’s ...

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Voting in 73 upazilas underway 

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In the fifth phase, elections to 73 upazila parishads ...

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Maj Gen Sarwardy made Lt Gen 

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Major General Chowdhury Hasan Sarwardy, the General ...

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Tsunami alert after 8.2 quake strikes off Chile 

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BBC Online: Geologist Patrick Moore in the Atacama Desert: "I was lying on my bed and the room was shaking" An earthquake of ...

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NSCN`s Cox`s Bazar armsdrop plan revealed 

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Exactly a decade after the failed attempt to smuggle a huge consignment of weapons through Chittagong, fresh evidence has surfaced that ...

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Primary teachers’ test on Apr 18 

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Tests to recruit assistant teachers for primary schools in 17 districts will take place on Apr 18, the Primary and Mass Education ...

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Abbas, Salam gets HC bail 

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The High Court has granted bail to BNP leaders Mirza Abbas and Abdus Salam, who are now in jail, for six ...

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Lankans elect to bat in first semi-final 

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Sri Lanka have elected to bat against the West Indies in the first semi-final of the World Twenty20 at the Sher-e-Bangla National ...

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Windies chase 161 

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Sri Lanka posted 160 for 5 against the West Indies in the first semi-final of the World Twenty20 on Thursday. Power ...

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SL through to World T20 final beating WI by 27 runs via DL 

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Top ranked Sri Lanka stormed into the final of the ICC World Twenty20 eliminating West Indies by 27 runs via D/L method ...

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RU BCL leader shot dead 

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A Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leader of Rajshahi ...

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South Africa to bat 

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South Africa were 13 for 1 in 2 overs against India in the second semi-final of the World Twenty20 at the ...

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India chase 173 

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South Africa have posted 172 for 4 after electing to bat against India in the second semi-final of the World ...

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20 Ganajagaran activists hurt in police ‘attack’ 

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Including journalist, at least 20 activists of Ganajagaran Mancha were injured on Friday afternoon when police charged batons on them to thwart ...

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CPB-BSD’s Teesta-march from Apr 17 

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Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) and Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal (BSD) will organise a three-day Teesta-March programme from April 17, demanding equitable ...

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BCL to apologise on proof it attacked Manch activists 

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Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), the student associate body of the ruling Awami League, on Saturday said it will apologise to the nation ...

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Missing Malaysia plane: Chinese ship detects pulse 

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 Reuters : A Chinese patrol ship hunting for a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner detected a pulse signal in the south Indian ...

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Mufti Izahar, 8 others indicted 

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Metropolitan Sessions Judge SM Mojibur Rahman issued the order on Sunday. The court set Apr 24 to record testimonies in the ...

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Sri Lanka bowl against India in World T20 final 

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Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bowl first against India in the all-Asian World Twenty20 final in Dhaka Sudnay. The match ...

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India make below-par 130 

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Sri Lanka bowled brilliantly to restrict India to a below-par 130 for 4 on a slow Dhaka wicket in the final ...

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Sri Lanka win World T20 beating India by 6 wickets 

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Sri Lanka won the ICC World Twenty20 title beating India by 6 wickets in the all-Asian final in Dhaka on Sunday. Batting ...

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Two mounds of gold ornaments seized in Cox’s Bazar 

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Border Guard of Bangladesh (BGB) seized two mounds of gold ornaments from a house at Chakaria in the district on Monday ...

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Textile engineer shot dead in city 

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A textile engineer was shot to death by miscreants at Green Road in the capital early Tuesday. The deceased identified as Saddin ...

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Woman, son killed ‘by husband’ in Khulna 

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A woman and her son were chopped to death allegedly by her husband at Kazimosa village in Paikgachha upazila early Tuesday. ...

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ABM Musa on life support 

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Senior journalist ABM Musa is now on life support at a hospital in Dhaka. He was admitted to Labaid Hospital two weeks ...

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Jainul Abedin new Rajuk chairman 

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GM Jainul Abedin Bhuiyan, an additional secretary on post-retirement leave, has been appointed the new chairman of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) on ...

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AL MP Hiron dies 

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Awami League lawmaker and former Barisal City Corporation mayor Showkat Hossain Hiron has died at a hospital in Dhaka. He was ...

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Veteran journalist ABM Musa passes away 

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Veteran journalist ABM Musa passed away at a city hospital on Wednesday. He was 83. Family sources said he breathed his ...

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Today's HSC exam of DB postponed 

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The exam for today’s Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) under Dhaka Education Board was postponed for unavoidable circumstances.Deputy Examinations Controller Rasamoy ...

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Postponed HSC exam on June 8 

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The English second part examination of HSC under Dhaka Board that was postponed due to question paper leakage will be held ...

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Tributes pour in for Musa 

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People from all walks of lives gathered at the National Press Club on Thursday to bid farewell to veteran journalist ABM ...

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Malaysia plane MH370: Possible new signal in search 

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BBC Online : The possible signal was detected by an Australia P-3 Orion searching the southern Indian Ocean   A plane searching ...

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File sedition cases against Tarique: Suranjit 

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Senior Awami League lawmaker Suranjit Sengupta on Friday suggested the Ministry of Home to immediately file sedition cases against Senior BNP Vice ...

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Fire at Noakhali school 

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A fire at a Noakhali school has destroyed its administrative building, school authorities say. The Shibpur Muslim High School at the ...

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DU students, Nilkhet traders clash 

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A group of Dhaka University students clash with shop owners at Nilkhet book market on Saturday evening, setting fire to shops and ...

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Trains collide in Sirajganj 

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Dhaka's rail links with the northern districts snapped after the accident. Two passenger trains rammed into each other early Sunday at Ullaparha ...

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Mangal Shobhajatra brought out in capital 

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The students and teachers of IFA (Institute of Fine Arts) and other departments took out ...

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2 die, 4 missing in Saint Martin’s Island 

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One of the Ahsanullah university students, rescued from sea, being treated at a hospital. Two others drowned and four more still ...

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Ukraine crisis: Pro-Russian attack in Ukraine's Horlivka 

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BBC online: Pro-Russian activists have attacked another official building in east Ukraine, ignoring a deadline to leave or face eviction by Ukrainian forces.A ...

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Muhith meets Fakhruddin 

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Former caretaker government chief Fakhruddin Ahmed met Finance Minister AMA Muhith ...

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Milki murder chargesheet placed 

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The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have pressed charges ...

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BIRDEM doctors stop work 

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Doctors of BIRDEM have stopped working in protest of ...

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40 prisoners fall sick in Bagerhat 

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At least 40 prisoners of Bagerhat Jail fell ...

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BNP`s `long march` on Apr 22 

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The BNP is going to organise a 'long-march' programme towards the Teesta river on Apr 22. The party's acting Secretary General ...

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Detained BNP leader Mosharraf hospitalized 

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BNP standing committee member Khandker Mosharraf Hossain was shifted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) on Wednesday morning from Kashimpur Jail ...

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Hundreds missing as S Korea ferry sinks 

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BBC Online : Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea. The ferry, ...

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Abductors` vehicle identified 

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The husband of the award-winning environmental lawyer Rizwana Hasan was whisked away in a blue microbus from Narayanganj, when on its way ...

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Police, students clash in Barisal 

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At least ten people were injured when students ...

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Mysterious phone calls to Rizwana 

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  “Many phone calls are coming to me, of them, two are mysterious but I can not disclose it for the ...

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Khaleda to sit with 19-party leaders tonight 

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BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia is going to sit with top leaders of the 19-party alliance tonight (Thursday night) to discuss the country’s ...

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Rizwana Hasan`s husband found in Kalabagan 

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Award-winning environmental lawyer Syeda Rizwana Hasan’s husband has been found in Dhaka some 35 hours after his abduction in Narayanganj. DMP spokesperson Maruf ...

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Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87 

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Reuters : Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers ...

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Just wanted him back, no question of compromise: BELA chief 

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Syeda Rizwana Hasan says she only wished safe return of her abducted husband and did not go for a compromise with ...

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Fake NIDs seized 

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Since Bangladesh's telecom regulator has taken a tough stance on registering mobile SIM cards, rackets have sprung up to fake national ID ...

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Hamid Mir wounded in Pakistan gun attack 

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BBC online: Gunmen have shot and wounded one ...

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Bashir Ahmed no more 

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Popular singer Bashir Ahmed is no more.

He died late on Saturday in his home ...

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Nigerian student`s body found in IUT lake 

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Police have recovered the body of Nigerian student Tahir Mannir Adamu from the lake of Islamic University of Technology (IUT) in ...

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11 BGB men injured in explosion 

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Eleven personnel of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have been injured in an explosion while they were disposing of drugs ...

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Chief Justice’s mother dies 

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Asia Akhter Khatun, the mother of Chief Justice Md Muzammel Hossain, died of old-age complications on Sunday. She was 95. Asia Akhter ...

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Doctors strike, journos protest 

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Journalists in Rajshahi have continued their protest against an alleged attack on their colleagues by intern doctors of Rajshahi Medical College and ...

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Jamuna TV cameraperson at ICU 

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The injured cameraperson of Jamuna TV, Rasel Mahmud was rushed to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Apollo Hospital, in the ...

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BNP's long march starts 

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The BNP has started its march towards ...

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Long March in Bogra 

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The BNP’s Long March towards Teesta Barrage in Nilphamari reached in Bogra on Tuesday afternoon.  The Long March reached at the district ...

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RMCH strike ends 

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Intern doctors at the Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) have called off their strike after two days, ending the suffering of ...

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'No budging on Teesta share' 

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The BNP has said a fair share of Teesta waters is 'the right of the people of Bangladesh'. It has blamed ...

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BNP’s long march reaches Dalia point 

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BNP’s long march, aiming to press India for allowing Bangladesh to enjoy the due share of Teesta water, has reached the ...

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Teesta water level halves in a day 

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Water levels in the mercurial Teesta river have dramatically risen and fallen with a span of a few hours. On Wednesday, ...

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208 hajj agencies penalised for deceiving pilgrims 

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The government has taken punitive actions against 208 hajj agencies, out of 628, who sent the pilgrims to Saudi Arabia last ...

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Ukraine crisis: West wants to 'seize control' - Russia 

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BBC Online: Russia has denied involvement in the seizures of official buildings by pro-Russians in eastern Ukraine. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei ...

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Huge gold haul at Dhaka airport 

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A Biman Bangladesh Airlines official has been arrested after 106 kilograms of contraband gold was found abandoned in an aircraft's toilet at ...

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President ‘uncomfortable’ in Bangabhaban 

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Life in Bangabhaban is not always comfortable for a politician coming from the grassroots, President Md Abdul Hamid has said. “No ...

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Satkhira Shibir leader killed in gunfight 

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A Bangladesh Islami Chhatra Shibir leader was killed and seven other were injured in a gunfight with law enforcers in Satkhira ...

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Ward counselor 'abducted' in Narayanganj  

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The allegation is against another ward counselor Ward counselor of ward number 2 of Narayangonj city corporation, Jahirul Islam has been allegedly abducted ...

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Indian Modi says Bangladeshis will be deported if he comes to power 

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The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate ...

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683 awarded death penalty in Egypt 

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A judge at a mass trial in Egypt ...

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Shibir cuts off leg, tendon of 2 RU BCL leaders 

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Shibir activists hacked two Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) men in ...

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MoU signs with China for install power plant in C’Bazar 

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A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed with China on installation a coal-generated power plant at Moheshkhali of Cox’sbazar.  The MoU was ...

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Nasim Osman dies 

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Naryanganj-5 MP and Jatiya Party’s Presidium Member Nasim Osman ...

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Agitation continues in Narayanganj 

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The local people blocked the Dhaka-Chittagong highway for ...

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Councillor Nazrul found dead 

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Narayanganj City Councillor Nazrul Islam, abducted three days ago, has been found dead.

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Supporters block Dhaka-Chittagong highway 

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 Protesting the killing of Narayanganj City ...

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N’ganj councillor Nazrul among 6 bodies found in Shitalakhya 

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Abducted Narayanganj city corporation councillor Nazrul Islam among six decomposed corpses found on Wednesday floating on Shitalakhya River in Narayanganj.Among the six ...

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Nazrul laid to rest as Narayanganj teeters on edge 

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Slain City councillor and panel mayor of Narayanganj City Corporation Nazrul Islam, whose body was recovered from ...

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N’ganj councillor Nur Hossain’s office comes under attack 

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 A group of agitating people on Thursday morning vandalized and ...

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District Bar Association calls hartal in N’ganj 

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Narayanganj District Bar Association on Thursday called a daylong hartal in the district for Sunday protesting the killings of seven ...

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N’ganj gets BGB troops as panic spirals amid abduction spree  

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 Ten platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh  (BGB) have been deployed in the city and Siddhirganj area amid  growing panic among locals following ...

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Two bullet-hit in Maheshkhali ‘gunfight’ 

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At least two people received bullet injury in a ‘gunfight’ with police ...

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Khaleda issues ‘red alert’ against abduction 

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BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has called on the nation to stand up against abduction and forced disappearances at a May Day rally. She demanded ...

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Moscow May Day parade lauds Putin as more Ukraine buildings seized 

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Reuters : Russia staged a huge May Day parade on Moscow's Red Square for the first time since the Soviet era on Thursday, ...

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Body found on Mirpur flyover 

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Police have recovered the body of a middle-aged man on the ...

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Missing flight MH370: Relatives told to return home 

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BBC Online: Nurlaila Binti Ngah, wife of chief steward Wan Swaid Wan Ismail: "We just wanted our husbands back" Malaysia Airlines has asked relatives ...

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Youth shot to death in Laxmipur 

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A young man was shot to death by some miscreants at Karaitala in Sadar upazila early Friday. The deceased was identified as ...

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Job holder disappeared in Siddhirganj 

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After remained missing a businessman, another Job holder was also allegedly been abducted at Siddhirganj in Narayanganj.  The missing Job holder was ...

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Another kidnapped in Narayanganj 

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A businessman was reportedly kidnapped by miscreants for ransom from Sanarpar area under Siddhirganj on Thursday night.The victim was identified as ...

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Narayanganj businessman found in Savar 

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A businessman abducted on Thursday night from Narayanganj has been found at Savar’s Nabinagar, on the outskirts of capital Dhaka. Rapid Action Battalion ...

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More than 2,100 confirmed dead in Afghan landslide 

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Reuters :  Afghan officials gave up hope on Saturday of finding any survivors from a landslide in the remote northeast, putting ...

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7 killed as launch sinks in Patuakhali  

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Seven bodies, including four of women and two of children, were recovered from the Kolagachia River in Golachipa upazila after ...

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Quasem Ali verdict any day now 

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Bangladesh’s second war crimes tribunal is expected to deliver a verdict in Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mir Quasem Ali’s case any day now. Justice ...

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Nur Hossain`s house raid eyewash: BNP 

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The BNP has dubbed as ‘eyewash’ the police raid on the house of Nur Hossain, the prime accused in the Narayanganj ...

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Bangladesh is death pit now: Khaleda 

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Bangladesh apparently has become a ‘death pit’, says BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia. “There is wailing across the country. Seven people were abducted, ...

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Pro-Russians attack Odessa police HQ 

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BBC: Pro-Russian activists have attacked the police headquarters in Odessa, two days after violence in the southern Ukrainian city left dozens dead. ...

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Nazrul's father-in-law points finger at RAB 

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Councillor Nur Hossain paid members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) to carry out the abduction and killings, claims a relative of slain ...

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Couple killed in Narayanganj 

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A couple has been killed at their residence in Narayanganj Sadar Upazila. Amanullah, 55, and his second wife Hosne Ara, 35, ...

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HC orders probe into Narayanganj incident 

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The High Court has ordered to form a committee to probe alleged involvement of law enforcers in the Narayanganj seven murders. ...

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Authorities remove Nur Hossain’s illegal shops 

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Authorities have started removing the illegal shacks on the banks of Shitalakhya, used by fugitive Narayanganj City Councillor Nur Hossain for his ...

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Lawyers threaten to lay siege to RAB-11 office 

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Lawyers in Narayanganj have threatened to lay siege to the RAB-11 office on May 11 if the probe into the murders ...

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Girl ‘gang-raped’ before murder in Natore 

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Miscreants have looted the house of an expatriate and allegedly raped his daughter before killing her in Natore. The criminals decamped ...

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3 RAB officials sacked 

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Three officers of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) including a commanding officer have been dismissed from their jobs for their alleged involvement in ...

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Sheikh Rehana getting a govt house in Gulshan 

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The government is allocating a ‘reluctant’ Sheikh Rehana a house on one and a half Bighas of land in Dhaka’s upscale ...

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BNP upset after denied clearance for rally 

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BNP has lambasted the government for denying permission to the party to organise a rally at Narayanganj with Khaleda Zia addressing it. ...

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SSC results on May 17 or 18  

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Results of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exams will be published either on May 17 or 18. The chairman of inter-Education ...

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10 killed in Rajbari road crash 

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At least 10 people, including two women and an infant, have been killed in a road accident in Rajbari, police say. ...

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Arms, drugs seized from Nur Hossain’s shops 

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Police have seized local weapons and a huge quantity of liquor in a raid on shops rented out at a Shiddhirganj ...

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Govt, ministers involved in seven murders 

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BNP acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has claimed that the present government and its ministers are involved in the ...

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BCL expels ‘kidnappers’ 

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Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) has expelled its four members, including a central leader, for allegedly abducting a businessman for ransom. The ruling ...

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Services disrupted at DMCH 

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Services have been disrupted at the Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) after honorary doctors stopped work in protest against attack on ...

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Arrest RAB officers: HC 

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The High Court has ordered the arrest of three Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) officers, suspended over the multiple murders in Narayanganj. The ...

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Interns’ strike continues at DMCH 

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Medical services at Dhaka Medical College Hospital remained suspended as interns of the hospital continued their strike on Monday protesting the attack ...

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Ngj 7 murder: HC order for arrest of 3 RAB officials sent to Ngj police 

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The Police Headquarters here on Monday said they received the High Court order for the arrest of three former RAB officials ...

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SSC results to be published May 17 

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The results of this year’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and its equivalent examinations will be published on May 17 (Saturday). “Yes, ...

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Doctors to observe 1-hr work abstention prog Wednesday 

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Bangladesh Medical Association (BMA) on Monday announced that doctors will observe a work abstention programme from 12 noon to 1pm ...

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Saudi fire kills 9 Bangladeshis 

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At least nine Bangladeshis have been killed in a furniture shop fire in Riyadh on Monday night, the foreign ministry has confirmed. Seven of ...

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Quit forthwith taking responsibility for killings, abductions: Khaleda to govt 

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BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday urged the government to quit right away shouldering the responsibility for all the incidents of forced ...

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205 dead, many trapped in Turkish coal mine 

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Rescuers desperately raced against time to reach more than 200 miners trapped underground Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a ...

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HRW seeks wider inquiry against Rab, its disbandment 

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New York-based rights body Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Wednesday asked Bangladesh authorities to establish an independent body to ‘investigate evidence’ that ...

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Hearing on appeal against Kamaruzzaman verdict May 18 

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The Supreme Court on Thursday fixed May 18 for hearing on the appeal filed by Jamaat-e-Islami leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman challenging the ...

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Deadly attack on Thai protest camp in Bangkok 

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BBC Online : "There are plenty of soldiers posted near this, the main protest camp, but they could not prevent" the attack, ...

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Launch sinks near Daulatdia in Meghna, 8 bodies found 

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A passenger vessel has sunk in the Meghna on way to Sureswar from Dhaka.MV Miraj-4 was caught in a storm on ...

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Death toll climbs to 23 in Munsiganj launch capsize 

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The death toll from Thursday’s launch capsize in the Meghna River in Gazaria upazila of the district rose to 23 with ...

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Election Results 2014: BJP and Allies Heading for 290 Seats, Based On Early Leads 

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New Delhi: Within an hour of the start of counting, the BJP and allies seem set to form the next government under Narendra ...

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Ab Ki Baar, Modi Sarkaar: BJP Set to Cross Half-Way Mark on its Own 

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New Delhi: The BJP and its allies will form the next government under Narendra Modi, who is headed to the Prime Minister's residence ...

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Modi wins election with a landslide, partial results show 

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Reuters :  Opposition candidate Narendra Modi will be the next prime minister of India, with counting trends showing the pro-business Hindu nationalist and ...

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Police arrest 2 of the 3 ex-RAB officers 

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A day after the military greenlight, police officials investigating the Narayanganj multiple murders have arrested two of the three disgraced RAB officers ...

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2 ex-RAB officers on remand 

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A Narayanganj court has granted police five days to question two former RAB officers, arrested for suspected involvement with the multiple murders. ...

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91.34% pass SSC exams 

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Results of the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations have been published and 91.34 percent of students have passed the tests. As many ...

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3rd ex-RAB officer arrested 

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Police have arrested the third disgraced RAB officer, former Lt Commander MM Rana, a day after his two colleagues were nabbed, ...

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Case filed against Tarek Sayeed in Comilla 

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A case has been filed against former Lt Col Tarek Sayeed Mohammad and four officers of RAB-11 on charges of abduction ...

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Nur Hossain`s `girlfriend` arrested 

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Police have arrested a Narayanganj reserved seat councillor, who is said to be the ‘girlfriend’ of Nur Hossain, the prime suspect in ...

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18 removed from RAB-3 

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Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), already under fire over suspected ...

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'End duty-free car imports for MPs' 

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A petition has sought to stop duty-free import of cars for MPs. Lawyer Md Yunus Ali Akhand filed the petition at ...

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MK Rahman relieved of duties 

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Additional Attorney General MK Rahman has been relieved of his duties. The law ministry issued a circular in this regard on ...

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Thailand`s army declares martial law, says not a coup 

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Reuters: Thailand's army declared martial law on Tuesday to restore order after six months of anti-government protests that have left ...

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UZ chairman burnt to death 

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An Upazila chairman in Feni has been killed when his car was set on fire on Tuesday, police say. Assistant Superintendent ...

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Killing of Fulgazi UZ chairman; 23 arrested  

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Our Feni Correspondent : Feni police claimed on Wednesday to have arrested 23 criminals allegedly involved in yesterday’s brutal killing of ...

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HC stays ban on tinted glasses 

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The High Court has stayed a government order to remove tinted glasses from vehicles for two weeks. The bench of Justices ...

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For Narendra Modi`s Swearing-In, Invites Sent to Nawaz Sharif, Other Leaders 

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New Delhi: Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi has reportedly invited Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and other world leaders for his oath-taking ceremony on ...

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Kejriwal sent to judicial custody for two days 

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IANS: Former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal was Wednesday sent to two-day judicial custody by a court after he refused to furnish ...

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Nigeria violence: `Boko Haram kill 17`in village attack 

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BBC Online: The Islamist group Boko Haram has been accused of killing at least 17 people in an attack on a ...

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Thailand crisis: Talks continue amid deadlock 

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BBC Online : Parties on both sides of Thailand's political divide are to meet for a second round of talks, amid deadlock ...

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Two AL leaders murdered in Laxmipur 

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Two local Awami League (AL) leaders were murdered in the district on Wednesday midnight. The deceased were identified as Abdul Mannan ...

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Police bars BNP rally at Engineers Institute in city 

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Police barred a BNP rally scheduled to be held in the Engineers Institute in the city this (Thursday) afternoon. Dhaka City ...

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Thailand military seizes power in coup 

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BBC Online:  The BBC's Jonah Fisher says the move is likely to lead to confrontation   Thailand's military has announced it is ...

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Shakib leads KKR to confirm IPL playoffs 

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Sports Desk, KOLKATA : Bangladesh star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan on Thursday smashed his first half-century in the Indian Premier League (IPL) ...

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Thai army chief declares himself acting PM 

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 IANS : Thailand's army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha has declared himself as acting prime minister until someone is found to permanently serve the post, ...

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Thailand coup: Yingluck meets military leaders 

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BBC Online: The BBC's Jonah Fisher said life was going on as normal in Bangkok Ms Yingluck is one of more than 100 ...

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BNP to stage countrywide demonstration Sunday 

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BNP will stage demonstration across the country  on Sunday in protest against police action that barred it from  holding its scheduled rally ...

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Thai army detains ex-PM Yingluck  

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BBC Online: Thailand's ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra and a number of members of her family have been detained, as leaders of the ...

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Police obstruct lawyers’ entry into SC for rally 

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Police barred the lawyers from entering the Supreme Court (SC) premises to hold a rally on Saturday protesting the killing of Narayanganj ...

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Marcia new US Ambassador to Bangladesh 

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Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat, currently Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Human Resources at the Department of State, will ...

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Khaleda pushes for fresh polls  

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Reiterating her demand for a fresh national election under a non-party administration, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday warned that if the ...

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Pro-BNP lawyers boycott courts 

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Pro-BNP lawyers observed court boycott programme across the country on Sunday in protest against police obstruction to hold their scheduled rally on ...

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Ekram murder mastermind Jihad arrested 

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Local Awami League leader Jahid Chowdhury alias Jihad, one of the masterminds of Fulgazi upazila chairman Ekramul Haque Ekram killing, was ...

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Nur Hossain`s friend Nila on 3-day remand 

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Narayanganj Correspondent : A Narayanganj court has granted a three-day remand to Jannatul Ferdaus Nila, friend of Nur Hossain who is ...

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Jubo League man killed in Laxmipur 

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A local Jubo League activist was slaughtered to death by unidentified miscreants at Madanpur village in Sadar upazila early Monday. The deceased ...

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Accused Belal’s house torched 

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Feni Correspondent : The house of Belal Hossain, one of the accused in the murder case of Fulgazi Upazila Chairman Ekramul ...

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Holy Shab-e-Meraj tonight 

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The holy Shab-e-Meraj will be observed tonight across the country with due respect and religious fervor. Special prayers and milad mahfils will ...

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Narendra Modi sworn in as Indian prime minister 

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NEW DELHI : Narendra Modi has been sworn in as India`s new prime minister in a ceremony attended by his counterpart ...

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Knight Riders take home second IPL title 

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IANS : Kolkata Knight Riders celebrate their win over Kings Xi Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPL) final at the ...

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Myanmar sends 3 warships into Bay of Bengal 

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Myanmar has sent three warships into the Bay of Bengal amid escalating tensions over the death of a BGB (Border Guard ...

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Chinese firm gets Padma bridge work order 

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The government has tasked a Chinese company to build the main structure of Padma bridge at a cost of Tk 121 ...

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7 killed in Jessore road crash 

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Our Jessore Correspondent : At least seven people were killed in a road accident on Jessore-Khulna highway at Abhaynagar upazila in the district ...

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Gopinath Munde Dies in Road Accident in Delhi 

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New Delhi:  Senior BJP leader and union minister Gopinath Munde was killed in a road accident in Delhi today while he was ...

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Journalist Benzir Ahmed dies 

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Former editor of Bangla-language daily 'Bhorer Kagaj' Benzir Ahmed has died of a heart attack in a Dhaka hospital. He passed away ...

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Huge arms haul in Habiganj 

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RAB have unearthed a huge arms cache in the Satchharhi jungles of Habiganj's Chunarughat Upazila from what was once perhaps the headquarters ...

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Fire in Parliament building 

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A fire that broke out in the south-east block of Parliament building has been quickly controlled. No casualties have been reported. ...

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Sonagazi Juba League leader hacked to death 

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Feni Correspondent : A local Juba League leader was hacked to death at Adarsha village under Sonagazi upazila in the district ...

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Obama to hold talks with Ukraine`s Poroshenko in Warsaw  

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BBC : US President Barack Obama is to discuss economic support for Ukraine when he meets President-elect Petro Poroshenko in Warsaw. Mr ...

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Khaleda ‘biggest beneficiary’ of Zia killing: Hanif 

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UNB :  Awami League joint general secretary Mahbub-ul-Alam Hanif on Wednesday said that BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia is the ‘biggest beneficiary’ ...

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SC attention drawn to PM, Law Minister`s comments 

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President of the Supreme Court Bar Association Khandaker Mahbub Hossain on Wednesday brought to the notice of the Supreme Court the ...

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12,000 bullets in the Habiganj cache 

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A continuing RAB operation yielded another huge cache of arms in the Satchharhi jungles of Habiganj near the Indian border Wednesday with ...

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Train derails in Feni 

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Our Feni Correspondent:  Chittagong’s railway links with the rest of the country has snapped after four carriages of a container train derailed ...

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BNP leader shot dead in Pabna 

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Pabna Correspondent : A BNP leader was shot dead by miscreants at Foialjana union under Chatmohar upazila in the district on Wednesday ...

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Anandabazar Potrika of India claims that the information with regard to hidden arms ammunition in Habiganj was supplied by India. 

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Anandabazar Potrika of India claims that the information with regard to hidden arms ammunition in  Habiganj was supplied by India. More to ...

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Kamaruzzaman appeal hearing begins 

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The Supreme Court has begun hearing the appeal against the death sentence of Jamaat-e-Islami leader Mohammad Kamaruzzaman.  He was awarded a death ...

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Ex-RAB officer Rana also `admits` Narayanganj crimes 

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A day after his colleague Arif Hossain confessed to the abduction and killing of seven people in Narayanganj, former RAB officer ...

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Muhith starts budget speech 

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Jatiya Sangsad Correspondent : Finance Minister AMA Muhith started his budget speech in the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) at 3.35pm. This is the ...

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BGP says sorry for killing BGB man 

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Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) on Thursday expressed regret for the killing of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) member Nayek Subedar Mizanur ...

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This govt has no right to present budget: BNP 

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Terming the government as ‘illegal’, BNP acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has said that this government has no right ...

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Veteran journalist Mahbubul Alam passes away 

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Mahbubul Alam, former editor of The Independent  and also an ex-caretaker government adviser, died at Birdem Hospital  in the city on Friday ...

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Nur Hoosain`s `associate` held 

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The Detective Branch of the police has held another of Nur Hossain’s associates sometime in the early hours of Friday from Faridpur ...

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Sumitra Mahajan is Lok Sabha speaker 

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IANS :  BJP leader Sumitra Mahajan, an eight-time parliamentarian who has not lost a Lok Sabha election since 1989, was Friday unanimously ...

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3 killed in Gopalganj road crash 

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Three people were killed and 30 others injured when a bus plunged into a roadside ditch at Pona in Kashiani  upazila early ...

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Bhutan beckons Modi, Bangladesh not yet 

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India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make Bhutan, India's all weather friend in the Himalayas, his foreign destination to visit after ...

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Flash floods kill over 50 in north Afghanistan 

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Flash floods have killed more than 50 people in northern Afghanistan, washing away hundreds of houses and forcing thousands to flee, ...

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Eminent Journalist Mahbubul Alam laid to rest 

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BSS :  Former managing director and chief editor of the Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) and also ex- editor of the English daily ...

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3 killed in Comilla road crash 

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Comilla Correspondent :At least three people were killed and three others were injured in a covered van-auto rickshaw head-on collision ...

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2 electrocuted while hanging Argentina flag in Dhaka, Munshiganj 

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The country’s football frenzy ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which will kick off on June 13, is proving rather ...

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Why is Nizam Hazari MP, asks HC 

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The High Court has issued a rule on authorities asking why it should not order the removal of Nizam Uddin Hazari ...

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2 workers die in Mongla port 

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Two workers have died when a crane’s cable broke during offloading of cargo from a ship at the Mongla sea port. ...

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5 Bangladeshis killed in Myanmar`s BGP firing 

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At least five Bangladesh citizens were killed and 20 others sustained bullet-hit in the firing of Myanmar Border Guard ...

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14 Rab members caught by villagers in Manikganj 

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Villagers caught 14 members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) and handed over them to police suspecting them to be robbers in ...

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7 crushed to death by bus in Bhola 

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Agitated local people set fire to the bus Barisal Correspondent: At least seven people were killed and 21 others were injured as ...

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Brazil `ready` for football World Cup, says Rousseff 

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BBC Online: President Dilma Rousseff: "I hear and respect those opinions but I don't agree with them. It is a false ...

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Iraq crisis: Islamists force 500,000 to flee Mosul  

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 As many as 500,000 people have been forced to flee Iraq's second city of Mosul after Islamist militants effectively took control ...

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Lt General Suhag`s Appointment as Army Chief is Final, Says Government 

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New Delhi:  The government faces the ignominy of a minister - former army chief General VK Singh - tweeting against the Army ...

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Hold talks or face movement: Fakhrul 

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BNP acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has threatened to go for a strong movement if the government does not ...

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S Korea ferry police target Yoo Byung-eun in huge raid 

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Thousands of South Korean police have raided a church in search of a fugitive billionaire wanted over April's Sewol passenger ferry disaster. Some ...

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Arrest warrant issued against 46 fugitives in Destiny swindling cases  

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A court here on Wednesday issued arrest warrants against 46 fugitive officials of the Destiny Group in two cases for ...

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7 freed crewmen arrive Thursday 

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Seven Bangladeshi crewmen, who were released on Saturday by Somali pirates ...

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Shamim Osman banned for life in US 

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The US embassy in Dhaka has banned the Awami League lawmaker Shamim Osman for life term to travel to US as ...

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5 HC judges take oath 

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Five judges of the High Court, recently made permanent, have taken oath.   Chief Justice Md Muzammel Hossain administered the oath to them at ...

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Pakistan court backs Musharraf request to leave country 

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BBC: A Pakistan court has backed ex-military ruler Pervez Musharraf's request to leave the country. The Sindh High Court removed Mr ...

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Road crash kills 4 in Meherpur 

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Four people were killed and 50 others injured as a bus plunged into a ditch at Meherpur Government College intersection in ...

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‘Never thought could return home’ 

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The seven Bangladeshi nationals, who were released by Somali pirates after three and a half years, returned home on Thursday. They gave ...

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Police listing formalin sellers 

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Dhaka Metropolitan Police is preparing a list of those selling formalin, a hazardous chemical used to preserve food, as part of its ...

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World Cup 2014 kicks off with colourful ceremony 

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The 2014 Fifa World Cup officially got under way on Thursday with a colourful opening ceremony before hosts Brazil beat Croatia 3-1 in ...

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Neymar double gives jittery Brazil winning start 

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 Reuters : Brazil's poster boy Neymar scored twice and the outstanding Oscar added a late third as the hosts came from ...

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Superb Dutch destroy sorry Spain 

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Reuters : Stunning goals from Dutch captain Robin van Persie and Arjen Robben ensured an awful start to Spain's World Cup defence as ...

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Peralta strike gives Mexico win in Natal rainstorm 

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The Mexicans had two Giovani Dos Santos efforts controversially disallowed in the first half but Peralta's goal means they will now feel ...

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Chile too hot for Australia; win 3-1 

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 Chile had to work harder than expected to defeat World Cup underdogs Australia 3-1 in Cuiaba on Friday. The result nevertheless boosted ...

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10 burnt alive in stranded Pakistanis’ clash in city  

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At least 10 people, including four women and four children, were burnt to death in a fire during a series of ...

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Ukraine crisis: Military plane shot down in Luhansk 

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Pro-Russian rebels have shot down a military transport plane in eastern Ukraine, reportedly killing 49 Ukrainian service personnel. Ukraine's defence ministry said ...

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Govt stops sending workers to Iraq 

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Bangladesh has decided to suspend sending workers to Iraq amid escalation of a sectarian conflict which is reportedly threatening a civil war. ...

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PM for remanding Khaleda, Tarique in Zia murder case 

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said Khaleda Zia and her son Tarique Rahman need to be remanded if the trial of ...

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Free-flowing Colombia beat Greece 3-0 

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 Reuters : Colombia celebrated their first World Cup appearance since 1998 with a deserved 3-0 win over Greece in a free-flowing ...

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Nur Hossain caught in Kolkata 

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Narayanganj's multiple murder accused Nur Hossain has been arrested from Baguiati, not far from Kolkata's Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, late ...

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Costa Rica smash Uruguay 3-1 

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 Reuters : Costa Rica pulled off the biggest upset of the World Cup so far, scoring three second-half goals to come from ...

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Balotelli header gives Italy 2-1 win over England 

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 Reuters :  Italy striker Mario Balotelli powered home a close range header to secure a 2-1 win over England on Saturday ...

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Sardar Fazlul Karim passes away 

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Eminent scholar Sardar Fazlul Karim has passed away. He died at Dhaka's Shamarita Hospital around 12.45am on Sunday, his son-in-law Shakeel Akhtar told ...

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Ivory Coast roar back to beat Japan 

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 Reuters :  Two quickfire headed goals from Wilfried Bony and Gervinho helped Ivory Coast recover to beat Japan 2-1 on Saturday as their ...

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Mymensingh Medical College students, interns continue strike 

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Students and interns at Mymensingh Medical College continued their strike for the second consecutive day on Sunday protesting an attack on a ...

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Nur Hossain to be brought back 

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Bangladesh government has begun the process to bring back Nur Hossain, prime accused in the Narayanganj multiple murder case, from Kolkata where ...

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Pakistan air raids in North Waziristan 'kill militants' 

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Pakistani fighter jets have carried out air strikes against militant hideouts in the north-west of the country. Officials said as many ...

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Israeli PM Netanyahu says Hamas abducted 3 teenagers 

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Jerusalem (CNN) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday blamed Hamas for abducting three teenagers who went missing in Jewish settlements ...

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Nur put on 8-day remand in Kolkata 

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A Paschimbanga court placed Nur Hossain, the prime accused in Narayanganj sensational seven-murder case who was arrested there on Saturday ...

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Dramatic Swiss leave it late to down Ecuador 

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Reuters : Substitute Haris Seferovic finished off a breathtaking box-to-box counter-attack in stoppage time to give Switzerland a thrilling 2-1 win over ...

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Benzema brace as France overrun 10-man Honduras 

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 A swashbuckling Karim Benzema led the charge as France overwhelmed Honduras 3-0 in their Group E opener on Sunday, showing a resurgence ...

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Messi lights up Maracana as Argentina beat Bosnia 2-1 

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Lionel Messi lit up the Maracana with his first World Cup goal for eight years as Argentina were forced to battle ...

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36 gold bars seized at Dhaka airport 

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Customs officials have seized 36 gold bars worth around Tk 20 million from an aircraft at Dhaka’s Shahjalal International Airport. The raid was ...

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Kenya attack: 'Islamists' raid Mpeketoni near Lamu  

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 At least 48 people have died after suspected Islamist militants attacked hotels and a police station in a Kenyan coastal town, officials ...

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‘BCL men’ chop off RU Shibir leader’s leg 

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Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) men allegedly shot an Islami Chhatra Shibir leader of Rajshahi University (RU) unit after chopping off one ...

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FIFA World Cup 2014: Mueller grabs rare World Cup hat-trick; Germany 4 - 0 Portugal 

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Reuters : Germany's Thomas Mueller grabbed only the second hat-trick of the last three World Cups with a treble against Portugal on ...

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Iran and Nigeria booed at Baixada after 0-0 draw 

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Iran and Nigeria looked more like World Cup misfits than magicians on Monday after the first goalless stalemate of a scintillating tournament ...

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Late goal give US 2-1 win over Ghana 

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The United States got a dream start to their World Cup campaign when Clint Dempsey scored the fifth fastest goal in ...

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Mueller fires German rout of Portugal  

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Thomas Mueller's hat-trick inspired Germany to a ruthless 4-0 mauling of 10-man Portugal in their World Cup opener on Monday, hammering home their ...

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Intra-BCL clash prompts CUET closure 

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A clash between two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET) unit prompted the ...

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Deal signed with Chinese firm to construct Padma Bridge 

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The government on Tuesday signed a formal deal with China Major Bridge Engineering Company Ltd to construct the much-hyped Padma Bridge involving ...

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Belgium fight back to beat Algeria 2-1 

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 Reuters : Substitutes Marouane Fellaini and Dries Mertens turned the game around after Algeria playmaker Sofiane Feghouli had given them a 25th minute ...

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Kerzhakov hands Russia draw after Akinfeev gaffe 

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 Veteran Alexander Kerzhakov scored three minutes after coming on as a substitute to rescue a 1-1 draw for Russia in their ...

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Mexico hold favourites Brazil to goalless draw 

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Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa produced a series of superb reflex saves to restrict Brazil to a 0-0 draw at the World ...

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Ex-RAB CO Tarek Sayeed admits Narayanganj crimes 

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After his two colleagues confessed to the abduction and killing of seven people in Narayanganj, former RAB-11 commander Tarek Sayeed Mohammad ...

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Ashraful banned for eight years 

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Former Bangladesh captain Mohammad Ashraful has been banned from all forms of cricket for eight years for match fixing. A Special Tribunal, investigated ...

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Close call for Netherlands against brave Australia 

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A long-range strike by substitute Memphis Depay gave the Netherlands a 3-2 win over Australia in a thrilling World Cup Group B ...

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Spain`s reign ends as Chile prove too hot to handle 

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Holders Spain were eliminated from the World Cup on Wednesday when their 2-0 Group B defeat by Chile brought an end ...

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Croatia rout 10-man Cameroon to set up Mexico showdown 

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Croatia gave themselves a fighting chance of reaching the World Cup knockout phase when they thrashed toothless Cameroon 4-0 on ...

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Ex-BCL leader Shamim injured in firing 

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Miscreants have fired at former Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) President AKM Enamul Haque Shamim in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi, police say. The attack ...

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Writ challenging legality of MPs without contest dismissed 

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The High Court has dismissed a petition challenging the legality of a section of the Representation of People Order (RPO) regarding the ...

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Bangladeshi-born American arrested on terror charges 

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 A Bangladeshi-born US citizen was arrested on Wednesday in central Texas on charges of terrorist activities including ‘committing violent jihad’, US ...

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Colombia beat Ivory Coast to take control of group 

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  Reuters: Colombia's Juan Quintero (R) celebrates after scoring against Ivory Coast during their 2014 World Cup Group C soccer match at the Brasilia ...

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10-man Greece hold Japan to goalless draw 

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Ten-man Greece held Japan to a 0-0 draw that will suit neither side in a Group C match which ended with boos ...

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Suarez double gives Uruguay victory over ragged England 

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Uruguay's lethal striker Luis Suarez scored twice including a dramatic late winner to earn a 2-1 victory over England in a ...

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Culture secretary critically injured in road mishap 

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Cultural Affairs Secretary Ranjit Kumar Biswas has been critically injured in a road accident in Natore. The accident took place on ...

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Costa Rica beat Italy to advance and put England out 

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 Reuters : Costa Rica produced another huge upset to reach the knockout stages of the World Cup for the second time ...

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Enner Valencia double gives Ecuador vital win 

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Ecuador's Enner Valencia (R) celebrates after scoring a goal during their 2014 World Cup Group E soccer match against Honduras at ...

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France crush sorry Swiss 

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Rampant France sparkled in a 5-2 mauling of neighbours Switzerland in World Cup Group E on Friday to move closer to knockout ...

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Dhaka train services resume 

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Dhaka’s train services with northern and southern Bangladesh have been restored after it was disrupted for more than six hours due to ...

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Sushma Swaraj to visit Dhaka June 25-27 

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India’s new External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Bangladesh from June 25 to June 27, her ministry has announced.  She ...

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Ghana hold Germany in another cracker 

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Germany striker Miroslav Klose came off the bench to score a record-equalling 15th World Cup goal and salvage a 2-2 draw against ...

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Odemwingie goal ends long Nigeria wait, Bosnia out 

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 Nigeria beat Bosnia 1-0 on Saturday to record their first World Cup finals victory since 1998 and condemn the European team to ...

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Messi late strike sends Argentina through 

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Lionel Messi saved Argentina's blushes with a brilliant curling stoppage time winner against unheralded Iran at the World Cup on Saturday to ...

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Khaleda to govt: Don`t make us call strikes, blockades 

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Khaleda Zia has warned of a tougher movement after the Eid if the government does not initiate a dialogue with her ...

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Belgium snatch late win over Russia to reach last 16 

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Russia's Alexey Kozlov (R) fights for the ball with Belgium's Divock Origi during their 2014 World Cup Group H soccer match at ...

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Algeria beat South Korea 4-2 to close in on last 16 

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Algeria opened the goal scoring floodgates swamping South Korea 4-2 in a thrilling World Cup Group H clash on Sunday that kept ...

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Last-gasp equaliser keeps Portugal hopes alive 

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Portuguese substitute Silvestre Varela scored deep into stoppage-time to secure a dramatic 2-2 draw with the United States in World Cup Group ...

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Mufti Hannan among 8 awarded death penalty 

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Eight persons including Harkat-ul-Jihad leader Mufti Abdul Hannan have been awarded death penalty and six others life term imprisonment in the ...

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Nizami war crimes verdict tomorrow 

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The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) will declare on Tuesday its judgment in the trial of Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami for his ...

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Villa, Torres help give Spain a winning farewell 

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Strikers David Villa and Fernando Torres scored on Monday to help give deposed champions Spain a comfortable consolation win after a miserable ...

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Dutch set to dodge Brazil after beating Chile 

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A powerful and pacey Netherlands side beat Chile 2-0 on ...

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Hernandez inspires Mexico into last 16 with Croatia win 

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Javier Hernandez came off the bench to help Mexico reach the last 16 of the World Cup as their watertight defence ...

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Neymar double helps Brazil through to face Chile 

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Brazil forward Neymar shot to the top of the World Cup scoring charts with a superb double in a 4-1 win ...

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Nizami verdict postponed 

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The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) has deferred its verdict on Jamaat-e-Islami chief Motiur Rahman Nizami due to his illness.  ICT-1 Chairman Justice ...

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Godin strikes late to send Uruguay through 

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Uruguay captain Diego Godin scored with an 81st-minute header to secure a 1-0 win over Italy in World Cup Group D on ...

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Colombia thrash Japan to top group 

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Colombia striker Jackson Martinez scored twice as they thrashed Japan 4-1 to maintain their 100 percent record and claim top spot in ...

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Samaras penalty sends Greece through, breaks Ivorian hearts 

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A stoppage time penalty from Giorgos Samaras gave Greece a dramatic 2-1 victory over Ivory Coast in their final Group C match on ...

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Sushma Swaraj speaks to Mamata 

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Ahead of her visit to Dhaka, Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj has spoken with West Bengal's Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The two ...

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Bosnians bid farewell by eliminating Iran 

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Bosnians bid farewell by eliminating Iran --- More to follow

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Messi double as Argentina beat Nigeria, both go through 

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Lionel Messi scored twice as Argentina beat Nigeria 3-2 in another wonderful World Cup match on Wednesday but both teams advanced ...

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Shaqiri hat-trick steers Swiss into last 16 

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Switzerland powered into the World Cup knockout stages as Group E runners-up and will play Argentina for a quarter final berth after ...

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Goalless draw leaves France top and eliminates Ecuador 

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France took top spot in World Cup Group E while 10-man Ecuador were eliminated after a sprightly 0-0 draw at the Maracana ...

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Modi invites Hasina 

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The new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to visit his country. Indian foreign minister Sushma ...

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India committed to addressing pending issues: Sushma  

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Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday said India is committed to addressing pending issues with Bangladesh, including the ...

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Portugal beat Ghana in vain as both sides bow out 

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An own goal by John Boye and a late strike by Cristiano Ronaldo gave Portugal a 2-1 win over incident-hitGhana on Thursday ...

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Ten-man Belgium end Korea`s hopes with 1-0 win 

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Jan Vertonghen's late goal saw 10-man Belgium beat South Korea 1-0 in their final Group H match on Thursday, despite having Steven ...

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Germany, US sail into knockout stage 

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Thomas Mueller's second-half goal saw Germany sail to a 1-0 victory over the United States in World Cup Group G on Thursday, ...

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Khaleda `complains` to Swaraj 

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BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia has reportedly complained about the state of democracy in Bangladesh while meeting visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.  The ...

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Fire in Mirpur garment market 

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A fire that swept through a market in Dhaka’s Mirpur, trading in garments scrap, has been doused. Five firefighting units put ...

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4 NGO officials killed in Tangail mishap 

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The accident took place on the Dhaka-Tangail Bangabandhu Bridge around 7am on Saturday, police said. Another person was also injured ...

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Brazil win on penalties (3-2) 

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Brazil win on penalties (3-2)  .... More to follow

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Colombia cruise into quarters with win over Uruguay 

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James Rodriguez scored a contender for goal of the tournament and put the finishing touch to a sweet, flowing attacking raid as ...

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Brazil beat Chile 3-2 on penalties 

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Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar saved two spot-kicks in a shootout against Chile to send the hosts into the World Cup quarter-finals 3-2 ...

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Dutch stun Mexico with last-gasp 2-1 win 

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A stoppage time penalty from Klaas-Jan Huntelaar gave the Netherlands a dramatic 2-1 victory in the World Cup second round on Sunday ...

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Costa Rica beat Greece on penalties to make last eight debut 

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Costa Rica reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup for the first time by beating Greece 5-3 on penalties on Sunday ...

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Draft anti-formalin law gets cabinet nod 

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Staff Reporter :  The cabinet on Monday gave final nod to the draft ‘Formalin Control Act 2014’ with a provision of ...

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France beat Nigeria 2 - 0 

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France beat Nigeria 2 - 0 ------More to follow....

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Late goals send France into quarter-finals 

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France ended Nigeria's hopes of a first World Cup quarter-final appearance when they scored two late goals to beat the Super Eagles ...

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Germany beat Algeria 2 - 1 

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Germany got there in the end. It had not been pretty for much of the first half and it was ...

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10 die in Jessore road crash 

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Ten passengers, including a woman, were killed when their bus crashed into a tree at Jessore’s Jhikargacha. Police said twenty others were ...

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Sarkozy held for questioning 

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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was held for questioning on Tuesday over suspicions that he received leaked details of an inquiry into ...

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Argentina scrape 1-0 extra time win over Swiss 

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With penalties looming, Angel Di Maria stroked the ball home from the edge of penalty area to put the finishing touch ...

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Belgium strike in extra time to sink valiant USA 

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Extra-time goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku sealed a thrilling 2-1 victory for Belgium over a spirited United States on ...

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India ready to extradite Nur Hossain: Foreign Minister 

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New Delhi has agreed to send back the prime suspect of the Naryanganj multiple murders Nur Hossain, foreign minister AH Mahmood ...

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More needs to be done to improve worker rights, safety: US  

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Staff Reporter: The Obama administration said Wednesday that while Bangladesh has made some progress on improving workers rights and safety conditions, it ...

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Case filed against Ershad 

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The Election Commission has filed a case against Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad in Lalmonirhat for failing to submit the details of ...

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Hummels heads Germany past France and into semis 

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 An early Mats Hummels header proved enough for Germany to beat France 1-0 in a tense, error-strewn and largely uninspiring World Cup ...

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Luiz stunner seals Brazil win over Colombia 

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 A stunning second-half free kick from Brazil's David Luiz sealed a 2-1 win over Colombia in a frantic World Cup quarter-final ...

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BASIC chairman quits 

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Chairman of specialised state-owned BASIC Bank has resigned amid allegations of loan irregularities. Finance Minister AMA Muhith said Abdul Hye Bachchu came ...

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CHT Commission convoy attacked 

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It left two people, including an officer-in-charge of a police station, injured. An eight-member representative team led by Commission co-chair Sultana Kamal went ...

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World Cup 2014: Argentina into semi-finals at expense of Belgium 

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Argentina have burst through the psychological barrier flung down too often in the last eight of this tournament’s recent history. Where they ...

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Netherlands are through to the semi-finals after a penalty shootout victory : Netherlands 0-0 Costa Rica (4-3 on penalties)  

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The Netherlands are through to the semi-finals after a penalty shootout victory.Louis van Gaal’s substitutions did it again. Eventually. Tim ...

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Advanced tickets from July 20 

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Advanced train tickets ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr will be available from July 20, the railway minister has said. Md Mazibul Hoque said ...

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Alauddin Majid new BASIC chairman 

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BASIC Bank's former Managing Director Alauddin A Majid has been appointed the new chairman of the graft-hit bank. The finance ministry issued ...

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Nur Hossain produced before West Bengal court again 

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Nur Hossain, the prime accused in the sensational seven-murder case in Narayanganj, has been produced before a court in India`s West Bengal ...

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4 workers ‘kidnapped’ 

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Four workers of a Roads and Highways Department (RHD) project in Khagrhachharhi’s Matiranga have allegedly been kidnapped. They were last seen at ...

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Shakib banned for 6 months 

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National cricket all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has been banned for six months from all kinds of cricket activities. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) ...

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Nine dead, 53 wounded in bloody holiday weekend in Chicago 

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The Fourth of July holiday weekend brought an explosion of gunfire to Chicago, with more than 50 people shot and nine ...

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Maritime dispute with India: BD finally gains 19,467sqkm 

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Bangladesh has finally gained some 19,467 square kilometers of maritime areas at the Bay of Bengal out of the disputed 25,602 square ...

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Brazil 1 - 7 Germany 

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Brazil 1 - 7 Germany .. .....More to follow .....

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Germany destroy Brazil’s final dreams with seven-goal battering 

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Germany pummeled Brazil 7-1 in their semifinal match-up, advancing to the final game of the World Cup. It was the night ...

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Worst day of my life, says Brazil coach Scolari 

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Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said watching his side being crushed 7-1 by Germany in their World Cup semi-final was the ...

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Israel 'to intensify Gaza attacks'  

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to "further intensify attacks on Hamas" in the Gaza Strip after talks with his defence chiefs. He said ...

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Argentina beat Dutch in shootout to set up Germany final 

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Argentina reached their first World Cup final in 24 years on Wednesday, beating the Netherlands 4-2 on penalties after the first scoreless ...

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CID to continue to probe 7-murder case: HC 

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The High Court (HC) has rejected a government petition seeking directives for exempting Criminal Investigation Department (CID) from probing Narayanganj seven-murder case.  A ...

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Gaza crisis: Death toll from Israeli strikes `hits 100` 

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The death toll from Israeli air strikes on Gaza has risen to 100, Palestinian sources say. The latest deaths were of two people ...

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Israel and militants trade fresh fire as Gaza toll rises 

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Israel and militants in the Gaza Strip have continued to trade fire overnight after ...

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Brazil 0 - 2 Netherlands (Half Time) 

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Brazil 0 - 2 Netherlands (Half Time) ... More to follow .....

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UN calls for Israel-Gaza ceasefire 

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The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, as Palestinian deaths continue to ...

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Brazil gift Netherlands 3-0 third-place playoff win 

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Reuters - Another ragged defensive display by Brazil allowed the Netherlands to stroll to a 3-0 victory in the World ...

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Germany beat Argentina to win World Cup final with late Mario Götze goal 

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When the goal finally arrived, 112 minutes into a long, wearing night of tension, there were members of the German entourage ...

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Jubilant Germany become world champions again 

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Germany are champions of the world again after snatching victory against Argentina in the soccer showpiece with a superb extra-time ...

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Lionel Messi wins Golden Ball award for best player of World Cup 

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Messi, who won four man of the match awards throughout the tournament but did not influence the final against Germany in ...

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Jessore University closed sine die 

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Jessore University of Science and Technology has been closed sine die after a student was killed in a clash between factions ...

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Israel accepts Egypt proposal to end Gaza conflict 

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Israel has accepted a Egyptian proposal for a truce in the conflict in Gaza. Hamas, which controls Gaza, has not formally responded. But ...

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Two held with 34 gold bars in capital 

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Government Railway Police (GRP) held two men with 34 gold bars from Kamalapur Railway Station in the capital on Wednesday morning. The detainees were identified ...

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18 chargesheeted over Rana Plaza Tragedy 

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Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Wednesday submitted chargesheet against 18 persons including Rana Plaza owner Sohel Rana for building construction denying the fixed design ...

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Israel-Gaza ceasefire deal `reached` 

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A ceasefire deal has been reached to end fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza, an Israeli official has told the BBC. He ...

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30 hurt as garment workers go on rampage in Tongi  

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Staff Reporter :  At least 30 people were injured in a clash between workers and police at Tongi industrial zone in ...

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MH17 crash: Ukraine rebels `to allow access to site` 

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Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine are to give international investigators access to the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines jet. The rebels vowed ...

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Gaza conflict: Obama warns Israel amid rising death toll 

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US President Barack Obama has backed Israeli's right to self-defence, but warned against escalation in Gaza. Speaking to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on ...

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MH17 crash: Pressure grows on Russia over crash inquiry 

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The BBC's Daniel Sandford reports from Grabove: "A quiet village at the heart of an international tragedy" Western countries have demanded that Russia put ...

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Shakib appeals against suspension 

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Suspended Bangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan made an appeal against his six-month suspension and the cancellation of no-objection certificate. Shakib went to ...

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MH17 plane crash: Dutch experts examine bodies 

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Pro-Russia separatists filmed this video in the aftermath of the plane crash, as Fergal Keane reports Three Dutch investigators have examined bodies from the ...

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Govt slates HRW ‘interference’ 

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US group Human Rights Watch (HRW) has interfered in Bangladesh’s internal affairs by calling for disbanding of elite police unit RAB, the ...

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Israel pummels Gaza; Kerry steps up diplomatic push 

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Israeli forces pounded the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, sending thousands of residents fleeing, and said it was meeting stiff resistance from Hamas ...

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U.S. lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza toll tops 700 

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Israel won a partial reprieve from the economic pain of its Gaza war on Thursday with the lifting of a U.S. ban ...

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Missing Air Algerie plane from Burkina Faso has crashed: Algerian official 

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An Air Algerie flight crashed on Thursday en route from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers with 110 passengers on board, an ...

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Visa for UK now from Delhi 

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The British High Commission in Dhaka is going to lose its authority to decide on visas from October as part of its ...

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Algeria passenger plane wreckage found in Mali 

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The wreckage of a plane that disappeared with 116 people on board on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has ...

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Baby Maudud no more 

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Noted journalist and former MP N Mahfuza Khatun Baby Maudud died after battling with cancer on Friday noon.  She died while undergoing treatment ...

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Gaza conflict deaths pass 800 as Kerry pushes ceasefire  

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Efforts to secure a ceasefire between Israel and the militant Hamas movement are intensifying as more people have been killed in the ...

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Gaza conflict: Israel and Hamas begin 12-hour truce 

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Israel and Hamas have begun a 12-hour humanitarian truce in Gaza. Israel said it would continue to "locate and neutralise" Hamas tunnels during ...

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Israel extends Gaza ceasefire for 24 hours, Hamas rejects terms 

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Israel extended a humanitarian ceasefire in the Gaza Strip for another 24 hours, but Hamas, which dominates the coastal enclave, said it would ...

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More fighting breaks out in Gaza after rockets hit Israel 

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A humanitarian truce in the Gaza Strip collapsed on Sunday after a barrage of rockets fired by Palestinian militants was met with ...

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Gaza crisis: UN calls for immediate ceasefire 

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An emergency session backed a statement calling for a truce over the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr "and beyond". Both the Palestinian and ...

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Bangladesh celebrates Eid Tuesday 

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Bangladesh will celebrate the Eid-ul-Fitr on Tuesday as the Shawwal moon has been sighted. Reports of the moon’s sighting came in from Sherpur, ...

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13 die in crashes on Eid 

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Thirteen home-bound passengers have died and many more injured when three vehicles carrying them to separate locations met with accidents on Eid ...

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Eid-ul-Fitr being celebrated 

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 Eid-ul-Fitr, one of the largest ritual festivals of Muslims, is being celebrated across the country today (Tuesday) amid religious fervour, festivities and ...

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Israel PM Netanyahu warns of 'prolonged' Gaza campaign 

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned of a "prolonged" military campaign in Gaza. Mr Netanyahu said Israel would continue to act until ...

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Biggest Eid jamaat held on Sholakia Eidgah 

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 The biggest Eid-ul-Fitr congregation of the country as well as in the sub-continent was held on the historic Sholakia Eidgah in Kishoreganj ...

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Israel intensifies Gaza assault, Egyptians revise truce plan 

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Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant and pounded dozens of other high-profile targets on Tuesday, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal ...

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Movement will be orderly: Khaleda 

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Khaleda Zia has said her party’s post-Eid movement for fresh polls under an interim government will be an orderly programme.  The BNP ...

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Several missing in Kushtia boat capsize 

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At least 15 people are missing after a boat sank in the Padma River in Kushtia's Daulatpur on Tuesday, the Upazila ...

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EU and U.S. announce new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine 

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The European Union and the United States on Tuesday announced further sanctions against Russia, targeting its energy, banking and defense sectors in ...

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Gaza conflict: 'Israeli market strike kills 17' 

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At least 17 people have been killed and 160 wounded in an Israeli strike that hit a fruit and vegetable market ...

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Gaza conflict: Israel to investigate school shelling 

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Israel says it will investigate the shelling of a school housing displaced civilians in Gaza, and apologise if Israeli fire was responsible. A ...

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HSC results Aug 13 

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The results of this year`s Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations held under 10 education boards will be published on ...

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Israel 'to destroy' Hamas Gaza tunnels - Netanyahu 

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Israel will not stop its operation in Gaza until the tunnels constructed by Hamas have been destroyed, PM Benjamin Netanyahu has said. Speaking ...

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10 killed in train-bus collision 

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Train links between Khulna and the rest of Bangladesh was snapped after the accident. Officials said the train smashed the crowded bus, ...

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Israel, Palestinian militant groups begin three-day Gaza truce 

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 A three-day ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip went into effect on Friday, and negotiators were due to ...

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Hamas defends Gaza ambush blamed for ending ceasefire 

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Hamas acknowledged responsibility on Saturday for a deadly Gaza Strip ambush in which an Israeli army officer may have been captured, but ...

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7 killed as truck veers into ditch in Narayanganj 

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At least seven people were killed and four others injured when a vegetable-laden truck veers and fell into a roadside ditch in ...

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Soldier feared abducted is dead, Israel says 

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Reuters :  Israel on Sunday declared dead a soldier feared abducted by Hamas Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip and said it would ...

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Gaza crisis: Deadly strike 'on UN school in Rafah' 

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At least 10 people have been killed in a strike on a UN-run school housing Palestinians displaced by the Gaza conflict, medics ...

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At least 175 dead after quake hits southwest China 

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Reuters : A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck south-western China on Sunday, killing at least 175 people and leaving more than 180 ...

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Launch sinks in Padma with over 200 passengers 

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A passenger vessel sank with more than 200 passengers on board on Monday near Munshiganj's Louhijong Upazila in river Padma. According to ...

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Israeli troops `withdraw from Gaza` 

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Israel has announced the withdrawal of all of its troops to "defensive positions" outside the Gaza Strip. The move came moments before the ...

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120 still missing after Munshiganj launch capsize 

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Munshiganj, Aug 5 (UNB) - At least 120 people remained missing till Tuesday afternoon, a day after a launch with 250 ...

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Former Secretary Akmal Hossain passes away  

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Former Secretary M Akmal Hossain died at BIRDEM hospital in the city today. He was 70. Akmal Hossain started his career as ...

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Bodies dumped in streets as West Africa struggles to curb Ebola 

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Relatives of Ebola victims in Liberia defied government orders and dumped infected bodies in the streets as West African governments struggled ...

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Mediators race against clock to extend Gaza truce 

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Mediators worked against the clock on Thursday to extend a Gaza truce between Israel and the Palestinians as the three-day ceasefire went ...

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Cancellation of Nat’l Broadcast Policy sought 

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Speakers at a roundtable discussion here on Thursday demanded cancellation of the National Broadcast Policy, 2014 saying it is contradictory to ...

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Gazette on Nat’l Broadcast Policy issued 

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UNB, Dhaka : The Information Ministry on Thursday issued the gazette notification on the National Broadcast Policy 2014 amid widespread criticisms ...

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Police evict protesting Tuba workers 

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A few journalists covering the incident outside the factory have been injured when police charged batons on them. Law enforcers entered the ...

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Obama authorizes limited air strikes against militants in Iraq 

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President Barack Obama said on Thursday he had authorized U.S. air strikes to blunt the onslaught of Islamist militants in northern Iraq and ...

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Iraq: US air strike on Islamic State militants in Iraq 

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The US says it has launched an air strike against militants from the Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq. The Pentagon said American ...

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Israel air strikes resume in Gaza amid rockets 

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BBC Online: Israel says it has resumed air strikes in Gaza after Palestinian militants fired rockets following the end of a three-day truce ...

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Gaza conflict: US and UN condemn new Gaza violence 

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The US and United Nations have condemned the resumption of attacks between Gaza and Israel on Friday, urging both sides to cease ...

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US jets bomb Islamic State group in Iraq 

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Pentagon says aircraft struck targets near Erbil and dropped aid to stranded civilians.  US fighter jets have bombed positions of self-declared jihadists in ...

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Metallic object detected underwater matches Pinak-6 length 

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Search workers are saying the length of the metallic object detected underwater in the Padma near Mawa matches the length of ...

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Plane crashes at Tehran's Mehrabad airport; 48 reported dead: IRNA 

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Reuters- A Sepahan Air Iran-140 plane bound for Tabas in northeast Iran crashed in a residential area after taking off from Tehran's Mehrabad ...

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Iraq conflict: US in new air strikes on militants 

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The latest US strikes have targeted Islamist militants terrorising members of the Yazidi religious minority, as Alpa Patel reports The US military says it ...

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Netanyahu says Israel shunning Gaza truce talks, won't negotiate under fire 

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Israel said on Sunday it would not return to Egyptian-mediated ceasefire talks as long as Palestinian militants in Gaza kept up cross-border rocket ...

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Iraq crisis: Embattled PM Nouri Maliki in show of force 

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Security forces loyal to Iraqi PM Nouri Maliki have appeared in force in the capital Baghdad after he went on state TV ...

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Pinak-6 search ends without any results 

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Munshiganj Deputy Commissioner Saiful Hasan Badal made the announcement at Padma Guest House in Mawa on Monday.  "The government, the administration and the ...

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Gaza conflict: New three-day ceasefire holds 

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A fresh three-day ceasefire agreed between Israel and Palestinian faction Hamas in Gaza was holding on Monday. The agreement, which began at midnight (21:00 ...

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United, Saudi aircrafts in near-miss 

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Two passenger aircrafts, one from Bangladesh and the other from Saudi Arabia, narrowly avoided a mid-air collision over the eastern Indian city ...

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US actor Robin Williams found dead at home 

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US actor Robin Williams has been found dead, aged 63, in an apparent suicide, California police say. Marin County Police said he was ...

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HSC results published 

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The success rate at this year's Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) exams has gone up to 78.33 percent against last year's 74.30 percent. Education ...

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Israel and Palestinians begin tense five-day Gaza truce 

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Israel and the Palestinians have begun a fresh five-day ceasefire in Gaza, agreed at the end of a three-day truce. As the ceasefire ...

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Broadcast policy is a control mechanism, says TIB 

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The National Broadcast Policy 2014 is on the whole a control mechanism of the government, according to Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB). "We have ...

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Iraq`s Maliki finally steps aside, paving way for new government 

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 Reuters :  Nuri al-Maliki finally bowed to pressure within Iraq and beyond on Thursday and stepped down as prime minister, paving the way for ...

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Obama says Sinjar siege broken, some personnel to leave Iraq 

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U.S. President Barack Obama said on Thursday the Islamist militant siege of Iraq's Mount Sinjar had been broken and most U.S. military personnel ...

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Pinak-6 owner`s son arrested 

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RAB has arrested sunken passenger ferry Pinak-6’s owner's son Omar Faruk Limon who is said to have been in-charge of the ...

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BNP cleared to hold black-flag march for Gaza 

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Police have permitted the BNP to hold a march carrying black flags in Dhaka on Saturday to protest against Israeli attacks ...

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Journalist Obaidul Gani Chandan dead 

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Journalist Obaidul Gani Chandan has passed away at the age of 41. The features editor of Bengal daily 'Manabkantha' was taken at ...

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Iraq crisis: Yazidi villagers 'massacred' by IS 

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Militants in northern Iraq have massacred at least 80 men from the Yazidi faith in a village and abducted women and children, ...

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Zia involved in August 15 conspiracy: PM 

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina remarked that the founder of BNP and late president Ziaur Rahman was involved in the conspiracy of August ...

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BNP alliance stages peaceful showdown in city 

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The BNP-led 20-party alliance on Saturday staged a peaceful big showdown in the city with their black-flag procession protesting the killing of ...

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Nancy shifted to Labaid Hospital 

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Popular singer Nazmun Munira Nancy has been shifted to Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Labaid specialized Hospital in the capital.  Earlier on Sunday morning, ...

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Police enforce curfew against protesters in Ferguson, Missouri 

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Reuters : Police enforced a curfew against protesters angry at the shooting death of a black teenager by a white police ...

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Broadcast Policy challenged in court 

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A writ petition challenging the legality of the newly enacted broadcast policy has been filed in the High Court. Supreme Court lawyer ...

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Parliament empowered to impeach Supreme Court judges 

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The government has accepted a proposal to amend the Constitution that would allow the Parliament to impeach Supreme Court judges. A Cabinet ...

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BNP’s missing UK leader rescued from Gazipur 

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BNP's UK chapter leader Haji Mujibur Rahman has been rescued from Gazipur, nearly three and a half months after he went ...

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Ferguson unrest: New clashes as Obama urges calm 

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US police fired tear gas to disperse protesters and made several arrests in another night of unrest in the town of ...

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Gaza ceasefire `extended by a day` after Cairo talks 

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BBC Online: The Gaza ceasefire has been extended for a further 24 hour for talks in Cairo, according to an Egyptian government ...

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Israel says Gaza militants fired rockets, breached truce 

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Three rockets fired from Gaza hit Israel on Tuesday and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the military to strike back, Israeli officials said, ...

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BNP alliance pushes for govt’s removal; threatens movement 

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UNB : Accusing the government of trying to cement its ‘illegal and unethical power’ by making various laws and polices, leaders ...

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Inqilab news editor arrested over libellous report 

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Police raided the newspaper's office at RK Mission Road around 11:30pm Tuesday, Dhaka Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner Masudur Rahman said.Inqilab News Editor ...

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India yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies  

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Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar has died in the western city of Pune, aged 96. Mr Iyengar was admitted to hospital last ...

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Gaza conflict: Israel `targets Hamas leader Deif`` 

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The wife and child of a Hamas militant leader have reportedly been killed in Israeli air strikes on Gaza which have left ...

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War crimes verdict of Kaiser any day 

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The war crimes verdict for former state minister Syed Mohammad Kaiser is expected to be delivered any day as arguments in ...

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Music director Emon arrested 

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Police has arrested popular music director Shawkat Ali Emon following a case in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act filed by his ...

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Thailand coup General Prayuth Chan-ocha named PM 

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Thailand's junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha has been named the new prime minister of the southeast Asian nation. Gen Prayuth, 60, was nominated on ...

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ACC sues 2 ex-ministers, 1 MP for illegal wealth accumulation 

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The Anti Corruption Commission on Thursday sued former State Minister for Water Resources Mahbubur Rahman, former State Minister for Housing and ...

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Two held with 12kg gold 

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Two men have been detained in Dhaka -- one in Shahjalal airport and the other in Kamalapur railway station -- with ...

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Islamic State militants pose 'biggest threat' to US 

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BBC Online: Islamic State militants are the most dangerous threat the 0 Comments

Govt, PTI return to negotiating table 

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ISLAMABAD: For the second time since it mobilised thousands of supporters for anti-government protests in Islamabad, tensions appeared to be easing ...

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Ukraine crisis: Merkel to arrive in Kiev as crisis mounts 

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is due to arrive in Ukraine for talks, a day after calling Russia's decision to send an unauthorised ...

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Slain Nazrul`s wife Selina wins Narayanganj Ward-2 councillor polls 

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Selina Islam Beauty, the wife of slain Narayanganj City Corporation Councillor Nazrul Islam, has won the Ward-2 councillor election by a ...

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Ex-state minister Mannan surrenders to court, gets bail  

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A Dhaka court on Sunday granted bail to former state minister for housing and public works advocate Abdul Mannan Khan till October ...

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11 arrested with uranium worth Tk 50 crore in city 

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The Detective Branch (DB) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) in separate drives arrested 11 members of a uranium trading syndicate ...

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Islamic University closes after BCL-police clash 

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Islamic University in Kushtia has been shut following a clash between police and members of the Bangladesh Chhatra League. Students have been ...

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20-party alliance announces 3-day protest programme 

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BNP-led 20-party alliance on Monday announced a 3-day programme protesting the government move to empower the parliament to impeach Supreme Court judges.  BNP ...

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Hundreds dead as Islamic State seizes Syrian air base: monitor 

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(Reuters) - Islamic State militants stormed an air base in northeast Syria on Sunday, capturing it from government forces after days ...

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Lighter ship capsizes in Meghna 

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A lighter ship carrying cement clinker sank in the River Meghna on Tuesday morning. The ship MV Chitalmari sank in Harishava area at around ...

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Bangladesh stretch losing streak with West Indies whitewash 

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A flying West Indies crushed a struggling Bangladesh in the third and final ODI by 91 runs at St Kitts Warner ...

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Kushtia police beat ETV journalist Akhil Podar 

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Police in Kushtia have been accused of beating up a reporter of the private TV channel, ETV. Akhil Poddar, a special correspondent ...

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ICT summons Tureen Afroz 

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The International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) has ordered Barrister Dr. Tureen Afroz, a prosecutor at ICT, to appear before it  tomorrow (Thursday). The ICT-1 ...

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Channel-i prog presenter stabbed dead in city  

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Miscreants stabbed a program presenter of Channel-i, one of the leading private television channels of the country, to death at East ...

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Countrywide hartal called for Sunday 

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A down-dusk countrywide hartal has been called for Sunday in protest against the killing of Moulana Nurul Islam Faruqui, a presenter of ...

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Newborn stolen from DMCH rescued 

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The newborn stolen from Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) has been rescued from Boardbazar area of the district. Additional Director General (ADG) ...

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Hartal called off, Ahle Sunnat announces new program 

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Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat on Thursday announced new protest program for seven days   while Islamic Front Bangladesh called off their pre-schedule hartal ...

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3 gunned down, 1 hurt in capital 

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At least three people were killed and another was injured as unidentified miscreants opened fire on them in the capital`s Moghbazar area ...

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One held with 8.4 kgs gold at Shahjalal Airport 

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Customs Intelligence officials seized 8.4 kgs gold and arrested a person in this connection at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Friday. The ...

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Syria conflict: UN says more than 3m have fled war 

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More than three million Syrians are now registered as refugees and the desperate crisis is only getting worse, the UN's refugee agency ...

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BNP alliance cancels human chain demo in Dhaka 

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The BNP-led 20-party has postponed its today’s (Saturday) pre-scheduled human chain programme marking ‘International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances’ in ...

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War crimes convict Abdul Alim dies 

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Convicted war criminal Abdul Alim has died on Saturday noon while undergoing treatment the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Bangabandhu Sheikh ...

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Faruqi Murder: Half-day hartal called for Sunday 

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Islami Chhatra Sena, student wing of Bangladesh Islami Front, has called a countrywide half-day hartal for tomorrow (Sunday) demanding arrest of the ...

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Rangamati ex-UP member shot dead 

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A former Union Parishad (UP) member has been shot dead at Rangamati's Naniyarchar Upazila early on Sunday. The United Peoples Democratic Front ...

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Battleground Islamabad: Clashes continue as Imran, Qadri seek `revolution` 

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ISLAMABAD: Hundreds of people were injured in the federal capital as police battled throngs of protesters led by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf ...

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Actor ATM Shamsuzzaman's son gets life sentence for killing sibling 

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A Dhaka court has ordered life imprisonment for film actor ATM Shamsuzzaman's son for murdering his sibling.  Judge Shahed Nur Uddin of ...

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Pakistan state TV off air after protesters storm offices 

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Pakistan's national television channel has been taken off air after its headquarters were stormed by anti-government protesters in Islamabad. PTV showed live footage ...

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Pakistan state TV back on air after protesters storm offices 

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BBC Online: Pakistan's national television channel is back on air after security forces removed anti-government protesters from its headquarters in Islamabad. Troops were ...

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Dr Kamal for national-level dialogue before 16th amendment 

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Eminent jurist Dr Kamal Hossain on Monday said a national-level dialogue is needed to amend the constitution to restore parliament’s authority to ...

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20-party forms human chain in city 

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BNP-led 20-party alliance formed its rescheduled human chain programme in the city on Tuesday protesting enforced disappearances of its leaders and activists. Leaders ...

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RAB finds more weapons in Satchharhi 

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The Rapid Action Battalion has unearthed another large weapons cache at Sylhet’s Satchharhi reserve forest.Many Light Machine Guns (LMG), Sub Machine ...

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Moudud, Abbas among 41 charged with vandalism 

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A court has ordered trial for BNP leaders Moudud Ahmed and Mirza Abbas and 39 others on charges of vandalism in ...

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Islamic State `beheads second US journalist` 

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The Islamic State has released a video of the purported murder of the US journalist Steven Sotloff, days after his mother ...

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Police disperse BNP supporters gathered outside court 

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Police have dispersed BNP supporters gathered outside a Dhaka court after party chief Khaleda Zia reached there to appear in graft ...

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Dr Kamal leads move to forge an alternative political force 

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 Leaders of different political parties here on Wednesday agreed to work together for forming an alternative political force to restore democracy and ...

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Indian states on alert after al Qaeda announces local wing 

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Reuters : India ordered several provinces on Thursday to be on increased alert in response to al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahri ...

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Court accepts case against 6 TV show hosts, accusing them of Farooqi murder 

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A Dhaka court has admitted a case accusing six anchors of Islamic shows aired on radio and private TV stations of ...

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Tk 12cr gold seized at Ctg airport 

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In a big haul of gold recovery, Customs Intelligence officials seized 240 gold bars weighing 28 kg at Shah Amanat International ...

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Ukraine and rebels back peace plan, ceasefire from Friday 

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Reuters : Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and the main pro-Russian rebel leader said they would both order ceasefires on Friday, provided that ...

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Khilgaon OC closed  

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The acting Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Khilgaon police station has been closed following his alleged negligence to perform his duty over the killing a ...

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Pandit Ramkanai Das dies 

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Musician and folk music collector Pandit Ramkanai Das has died. His son Pinu Sen Das said after Ramkanai's brain surgery last week, he ...

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Bus-CNG collision kills 5 in Habiganj 

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At least five people were killed and 20 others were injured in a bus-CNG head-on collision at Dhuliakhal in the district ...

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PM woos Japanese investors offering highest opportunities 

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday urged the Japanese businessmen to come up with more investment, especially in high-tech manufacturing, in ...

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2 BGB men bullet-hit in ‘gunfight’ with smugglers 

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At least two members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) were injured in a gunfight with Yaba smugglers at Teknaf upazila in ...

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Shelling rattles Ukraine ceasefire 

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Shelling near Ukraine's south-eastern city of Mariupol has threatened a fragile ceasefire between government forces and pro-Russian rebels. A BBC correspondent there says intense ...

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Bill for 16th Amendment to Constitution to be tabled on Sunday 

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The bill for a constitutional amendment to restore Parliament’s authority to impeach Supreme Court judges is set to be tabled at ...

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1 held with 13.5kg gold in Ctg 

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Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested a young man along with 115 gold bars weighing 13.5 kg from the Shah ...

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No judges will be impeached for delivering verdicts, law minister clarifies 

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Law Minister Anisul Huq has rubbished the BNP’s allegation that empowering Parliament to remove judges will constrict them and made it ...

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16th Amendment Bill placed in Parliament 

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The 16th Amendment Bill to Constitution that will restore the parliament`s authority to impeach Supreme Court judges for misconduct or incapacity has ...

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Defamation case filed against Tarique, Fakhrul 

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A defamation case has been filed against BNP Senior Vice Chairman Tarique Rahman and the party’s Acting Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam ...

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Senior lawyers meet Tuesday to discuss 16th amendment bill 

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Senior lawyers will hold a discussion meeting at the Supreme Court Bar Council building on Tuesday on the government’s move to re-empower ...

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Dhaka University `Ga` unit result out 

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DU Correspondent: Dhaka University (DU) “Ga unit” admission test result under the academic year of 2014-15 has been published. Vice Chancellor of ...

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UGC cautions examinees, parents over universities 

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The University Grants Commission (UGC) has cautioned admission-seekers and their parents against pursuing higher education on 48 campuses of 12 private universities ...

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Impeachment of SC judges: 20-party demo Wednesday-Thursday protesting govt move 

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The BNP-led 20-party alliance on Tuesday announced a two-day programme beginning Wednesday protesting the government move to amend the constitution to restore ...

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Singer Feroza Begum dies 

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Eminent Nazrul Sangeet singer Feroza Begum has died on Tuesday. She was 84. The singer breathed her last around 8:28pm while undergoing ...

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Bomb attack on CU faculty bus, 14 injured 

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At least 14 people were injured on Wednesday when handmade bombs were lobbed at a bus carrying faculty members of the ...

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Kerry arrives in Baghdad on tour to build coalition against Islamic State 

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Reuters : U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Baghdad on Wednesday as he began a tour of the Middle East ...

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Shwecchashebok League leader shot dead in capital 

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Miscreants on Wednesday gunned down a leader of Shwecchashebok League, a volunteer wing of the ruling Awami League, at Shampur union under Kadamtali ...

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At least 3 dead in Karwanbazar as trains runs over crowd 

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Three people were killed on Thursday after a crowd caught up between two running trains was run-over by one of them ...

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Obama orders U.S. airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State 

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President Barack Obama told Americans on Wednesday he had authorized U.S. airstrikes for the first time in Syria and more attacks in Iraq in ...

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12 held for cheating in DU 'Ka' unit entry test 

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Twelve candidates have been detained for allegedly adopting unfair means in the Dhaka University's 'Ka' unit entry test.  Friday's admission test under the ...

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Hollande meets Iraqi leaders on Islamic State plans 

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Reuters : French President Francois Hollande held closed door talks with Iraqi leaders on Friday on humanitarian aid and military support ...

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Islamic State: John Kerry visits Egypt for coalition talks 

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BBC Online:  US Secretary of State John Kerry will arrive in Egypt on Saturday amid US attempts to form a broad ...

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Attack on Dr Mahbub Ullah in city  

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Dr Mahbub Ullah, a teacher of Dhaka University, was physically assaulted by a gang of miscreants at the premises of the ...

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SC dismisses Khaleda Zia’s leave-to-petitions in two graft cases 

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The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Sunday dismissed two leave-to-appeal petitions filed by BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia against a ...

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Australia answers U.S. call to join coalition fighting Islamic State 

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Reuters : Australia became the first country to detail troop numbers and aircraft for a U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants in ...

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FF`s certificates of 5 govt officials cancelled 

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Staff Reporter : The Ministry of Liberation War Affairs on Sunday cancelled freedom fighter’s (FF’s) certificates of five senior government officials following ...

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Court orders BNP leader Fakhrul’s arrest over 2012 violence 

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A Dhaka court has issued an arrest warrant for acting BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in a case related ...

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Kala Babu killed in `gunfight` 

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Kala Babu, the prime accused of sensational Moghbazar triple murder case, was killed in a gunfight with Detective Branch (DB) of police ...

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11.7 kg gold seized at Shahjalal Airport 

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Customs officials seized 100 gold bars weighing 11.7 kg from a flight of ‘Flydubai Airlines’ at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the ...

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France opens Iraq conference urging 'global' fight on jihadists 

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French President Francois Hollande called on Monday for united international action to tackle the threat from Islamic State militants as he opened ...

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DU teacher Prof Saiful Islam quits over sex scandal 

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In the face of strong agitations over an allegation that he harassed a female student sexually, Chairman of the Department ...

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5 killed in Narayanganj road crash 

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Narayanganj Correspondent: At least five people including a child were killed in a road accident at Rupganj Zinda Park area on Tuesday ...

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Bodies of journalist couple’s offspring found 

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The dead bodies of a journalist couple’s son and daughter were found hanging in separate rooms of their residence at Uttara ...

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US air strike supports Iraqi troops under attack 

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The US has carried out its first air strike against Islamic State (IS) militants under a new strategy to defeat the group. The ...

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War crimes convict Delwar Hossain Sayedee`s appeal verdict on Wednesday 

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The verdict on Jamaat-e-Islami leader Delwar Hossain Sayedee’s appeal against his the death sentence for war crimes will be pronounced on ...

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SC commutes Sayedee’s death sentence; jails him unto death 

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Commuting his death sentence earlier handed down by the International Crimes Tribunal-1, the Supreme Court on Wednesday jailed Jamaat-e-Islami nayeb-e-ameer Delwar Hossain ...

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Jamaat calls countrywide 24-hr hartal Thursday, Sunday 

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Jamaat-e-Islami has called countrywide 24-hour hartal on Thursday and Sunday demanding the release of its detained leader Delwar Hossain Sayedee, who has ...

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Kamaruzzaman appeal verdict any day 

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The verdict on Jamaat-e-Islami leader and war criminal Mohammad Kamaruzzaman’s appeal against his death sentence may be announced any day now. An ...

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Jamaat hartal underway amid stray incidents 

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 The first phase of 24-hour nationwide hartal, called by Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh demanding the release of its jailed nayeb-e-ameer Delwar Hossain Sayedee, continues ...

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Australia raids over `Islamic state plot to kill` 

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BBC Online: Australian police have carried out major anti-terror raids triggered by a call from a senior Islamic State militant for "demonstration ...

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Jamaat leader Azhar`s war crimes verdict any day 

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The war crimes verdict for Jamaat-e-Islami leader ATM Azharul Islam is expected to be delivered any day after his trial at ...

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Gulshan Tower fire under control 

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The fire that broke out at high-rise Gulshan Tower in the city’s Gulshan area on Thursday evening has been brought under ...

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RUET closed sine die over triangular clash 

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The authorities of Rajshahi University of Engineering and Technology (RUET) have closed the University for an indefinite period over a clash among ...

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Scots spurn independence, vote to stay in the United Kingdom  

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Reuters :Scotland has chosen to stay in the United Kingdom, spurning independence in a historic referendum that had worried allies ...

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KM Shafiullah new chairman of Sector Commanders Forum 

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Following the resignation of Air Vice-Marshal (retd) AK Khandaker from the post, Maj Gen (retd) KM Shafiullah was elected chairman of the ...

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30 hurt in Rajshahi Jamaat-Shibir clash with police 

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At least 30 people, including five with bullets, were injured in a clash between Jamaat-Shibir men and police in front ...

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Scottish referendum: Politicians ponder Scotland`s future 

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Politicians in England and Scotland are set to consider how the UK will be governed in the future after voters rejected Scottish independence. In ...

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20-Party calls shutdown on Monday 

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The BNP-led 20-Party Alliance has called a dawn-to-dusk shutdown for Monday protesting against the 16th Constitutional Amendment empowering Parliament to remove Supreme ...

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Shibir activists explode bombs in Sylhet during shutdown 

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Jamaat-e-Islami supporters in Sylhet took out processions and exploded handmade bombs on ...

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Exclusive: Iran seeks give and take on militants, nuclear program 

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Iran is ready to work with the United States and its allies to stop Islamic State militants, but would like to ...

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20-party’s hartal underway 

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Staff Correspondent: The 12-hour countrywide hartal called by the BNP-led 20-party alliance in protest against the parliament’s power to impeach Supreme Court ...

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Youth shot in police-pickets clash in city 

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A man was shot and injured in police firing during a clash between police and pro-hartal activists at Sabujbag in the city ...

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Witness deposition starts without Khaleda 

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A Dhaka court has started recording witnesses in the graft case against Khaleda Zia in her absence on Monday. Earlier, the court ...

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President signs 16th Amendment into law 

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President Md Abdul Hamid has signed into law the 16th Amendment, empowering Parliament to sack Supreme Court judges. His endorsement came five ...

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Turkey clamps down on Syria border after Kurdish unrest 

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BBC Online: Turkey has begun to close some of its border crossings with Syria after about 130,000 Kurdish refugees entered the country ...

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Syria: US begins air strikes on Islamic State targets 

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The US and allies said to include Arab nations have launched the first air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in ...

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AL looted thousand crores: Khaleda 

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 BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday alleged that the Awami League led government has looted thousand crores of money from share markets ...

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4 of a family found dead in Keraniganj 

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Staff Reporter : A couple and their two children were found dead at a house in South Keraniganj area, on the ...

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Islamic State battle could take years, Pentagon says 

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BBC Online: The fight against jihadist group Islamic State (IS) will take years, a US military spokesman has told the BBC. Rear Admiral ...

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U.S. conducts five more airstrikes in Syria, Iraq against Islamic State 

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The United States military on Wednesday confirmed it had launched five more airstrikes targeting Islamic State in Syria and Iraq in the latest round ...

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BCL calls strike at SUST protesting attack on a leader 

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Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) is observing a strike at Sylhet's Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) in protest against an attack ...

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Islamic State crisis: US hits IS oil targets in Syria 

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The US-led coalition has targeted oil refineries in Syria during a third night of air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants. The ...

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Eid-ul-Azha on October 6 

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The holy Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated in the country on October 6 as the moon of lunar month Zilhajj was not ...

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Parliament debating UK air strikes against IS in Iraq 

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Prime Minister David Cameron is making the case to Parliament for the UK to join US-led air strikes on Islamic ...

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Parliament debating UK air strikes against IS in Iraq 

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Prime Minister David Cameron is making the case to Parliament for the UK to join US-led air strikes on Islamic ...

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Cameron: UK must confront IS threat to Britain 

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BBC Online : Islamic State (IS) is a threat to the "streets of Britain" and the UK has a "duty" to confront ...

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Humayun Ahmed`s mother dies at 84 

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Celebrated writer Humayun Ahmed's mother Asyesha Foyez died at a Dhaka hospital on Saturday. The 84-year old lady was suffering from various ...

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Police arrest Chhatra Dal General Secretary Habib 

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bdnews24.com: Police have arrested the BNP's student wing leader Habibur Rashid Habib early on Saturday. The general secretary of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal ...

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Islamic State `targeted by strikes on Syria border` 

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Islamic State fighters besieging the Syrian town of Kobane on the Turkish border have been targeted by air strikes, reports from ...

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Govt must hold dialogue with BNP: Khaleda 

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Terming the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) as the largest and most popular party of the country, its Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday ...

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Top India politician Jayalalitha jailed for corruption 

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One of India's most colourful and controversial politicians, Jayaram Jayalalitha, has been sentenced to jail for four years on corruption charges in ...

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Japan volcano: 30 hikers feared dead on Mt Ontake  

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BBC Online: Rescuers have found 30 lifeless hikers near the peak of Mount Ontake, after Saturday's sudden volcanic eruption. The hikers were ...

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Combined entry test from next year: Nahid 

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Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid has said that combined entry tests will be taken from the next year in a bid to ...

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One held for IS involvement in capital 

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Detective Branch (DB) of police has arrested a man suspecting his involvement with militant groups Islamic State (IS) and Al-Nusra from capital`s ...

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Suspected IS man placed on 3-day remand 

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A Dhaka Court here on Monday placed a three-day remand to a suspected Islamic State (IS) man in a case filed in ...

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Manikganj CNG station blast death toll rises 

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Three more victims of the CNG filling station explosion in Manikganj succumbed to their burn injuries on Tuesday, taking the death ...

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Cabinet removes Latif Siddique 

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The cabinet decided to remove Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Abdul Latif Siddique from the cabinet for his reported remarks against ...

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Hong Kong braced for huge National Day democracy protests 

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As Hong Kong braces for huge pro-democracy rallies, leader CY Leung has urged protesters to back electoral reforms set out by Beijing. Speaking ...

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Children killed in Homs double blast 

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Attack outside primary school in central Syrian city kills at least 45 people, including 41 children. At least 41 children are among 45 people ...

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Hong Kong protests: Talks accepted amid protest stand-off 

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Protesters in Hong Kong have accepted an offer of talks with the government after a week of unrest. Chief Executive CY ...

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Hong Kong protests: Leaders threaten to call off talks 

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Leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong have threatened to call off talks with the government after demonstrators were involved in scuffles ...

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Latif in discomfort, not govt, says PM 

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Reaffirming that a process is underway to remove embattled minister Abdul Latif Siddique from the cabinet as well as her party, ...

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Eid-ul-Azha being celebrated at 150 villages 

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The Eid-ul-Azha is being celebrated over 150 villages of various districts on Saturday. People who are the followers of Hazrat Sureshwari are celebrating ...

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Alan Henning 'killed by Islamic State' 

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BBC Online: A video purporting to show UK hostage Alan Henning being beheaded has been released by Islamic State militants. The Salford taxi ...

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13 bandits killed in Khulna ‘gunfights’ 

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At least 13 forest robbers (bandits) of Kashem Bahini (gang) were killed in alleged gunfights with police in Kalabagi of Dakop Upazila ...

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12 killed in road, railway accidents on 1st day of Eid holidays 

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Amid the increased volume of traffic on highways with the mounting pressure of homebound people, traffic fatalities marked a rise across the ...

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Hong Kong protesters regroup at main protest site 

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Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong appear to be withdrawing from some protest sites and regrouping at the main site outside government buildings. But ...

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Eid-ul-Azha today 

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The holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims, is being celebrated across the country today (Monday) with due solemnity ...

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Eid-ul-Azha celebrated 

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 Muslims across the country celebrated Eid-ul-Azha with due religious fervour and spirit of sacrifice on Monday.  Eid-ul-Azha is the second largest religious ...

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Sirajganj-3 MP Ishak Talukder dies 

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Awami League lawmaker from Sirajganj-3 (Rayganj-Tarash) constituency Ishak Hossain Talukder died of cardiac arrest on Monday. He was 70. Ishak Hossain Talukder was elected ...

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Kobane: Civilians flee IS street-to-street fighting 

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Islamic State (IS) militants have entered the key Syria-Turkey border town of Kobane and are engaged in street-to-street fighting with Syrian Kurd ...

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Mother, her 3 daughters killed in Tangail fire 

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A young woman and her three daughters were burned to death in a fire at her house in Mirzapur upazila early ...

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Karnataka HC rejects Jayalalithaa’s bail 

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The Karnataka high court on Tuesday rejected Jayalalithaa`s bail plea in the disproportionate assets case, saying there was no ground to grant ...

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Kurds protest against Turkey as IS advances on Kobane 

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Kurds across Turkey have vented their anger at the government's lack of military support for the defenders of the Syrian border town ...

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Language hero Matin passes away 

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Language movement hero Abdul Matin has died at the age of 88 on Wednesday morning. He breathed his last at around 9:00am at ...

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Kobane: New IS push amid US warning on air strikes 

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Islamic State fighters have renewed their advance in the Syrian border town of Kobane, as the US warned that air strikes alone could ...

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Patrick Modiano wins Nobel Prize for Literature 

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Reuters : French writer Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature, The Swedish Academy said on Thursday. The academy ...

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Hong Kong students undaunted by authorities` rejection of talks 

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(Reuters) - Hong Kong student protesters said on Friday they were determined to maintain their campaign for full democracy, undaunted by the ...

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Pakistani teen, Indian activist win Nobel Peace Prize 

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Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012 for advocating girls' right to education, ...

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Removal gazette ready for Latif 

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The cabinet division has prepared a gazette regarding the removal of Posts and Telecommunications and ICT Minister Abdul Latif Siddique from the ...

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Tk 1 lakh bounty for Jahangir 

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Staff Reporter: Police on Saturday declared a Tk 1 lakh bounty for information that may lead to the arrest of Jahangir ...

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Kobane: Islamic State battles to encircle Syrian Kurds 

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Gunfire and explosions can be heard from the Syrian border town of Kobane where Islamic State fighters are trying to encircle its ...

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Tardelli shoots Brazil to Superclasico win 

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Diego Tardelli was the surprise hero after his two goals fired Brazil to a morale-boosting 2-0 win over Argentina in Beijing, who ...

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Court orders to send Bodi to jail 

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A Dhaka court has ordered to send ruling Awami League’s Cox`s Bazar-4 lawmaker Abdur Rahman Bodi to jail in a case ...

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Cyclone Hudhud: 2 killed in Andhra Pradesh, strong winds batter coastal areas 

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VISAKHAPATNAM: Heavy rain and strong winds have lashed Vizag as the cyclonic storm Hudhud made a landfall on Andhra Pradesh coast. The outer ...

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Latif Siddique removed from cabinet 

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Posts and Telecommunications and ICT Minister Abdul Latif Siddique has been removed from the cabinet. The cabinet division issued a gazette to this ...

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Prof Piash Karim passes away 

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Dr Piash Karim, a professor of the Department of Economics and Social Sciences of BRAC University, died of cardiac arrest at a ...

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Turkey 'agrees to US air base use'  

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Turkey has agreed to let the US use its military bases in the campaign against Islamic State militants, US National Security Adviser Susan ...

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Photojournalist Piu dies 

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Eminent photojournalist Azizur Rahim Piu died of a heart attack at the age of 50 on Monday night. He breathed his last at ...

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2nd time scope to get admission at DU to go 

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The Dhaka University authority is going to abolish participating in the admission tests for the second time in the first year honors ...

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Neymar scores four goals to thrash Japan 

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Neymar was the star of the show as he scored all of his side`s goals as they thrashed Japan 4-0 in ...

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Legality of 16th amendment challenged 

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A writ petition has been filed with the High Court (HC) challenging the legitimacy of 16th amendment to the Constitution mandating the ...

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Latif’s trouble intensifies as warrant issued for his arrest 

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Making things worse for sacked Posts and Telecommunications Minister Abdul Latif Siddique, a court here on Wednesday issued a warrant for his ...

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BSF kills Bangladesh citizen on Satkhira border 

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Indian Border Security Force (BSF) shot a Bangladeshi cattle trader near Satkhira border early Thursday. The deceased was identified as Ayub Ali, ...

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Hong Kong leader hopes for fresh talks after night of clashes 

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Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying sought to defuse tension with pro-democracy protesters on Thursday, saying he hopes the two sides can ...

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Limon cleared of all cases 

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 Limon Hossain who was shot and maimed by Rab three years and seven months back came out clean as a court ...

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Ebola crisis: UN launches urgent appeal for donations 

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Ban Ki-moon has launched another urgent appeal for funds to help fight Ebola after a United Nations drive for donations fell ...

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Fresh ammo cache found at Satchhari jungles 

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Habiganj, UNB : Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) recovered 9,500 bullets, 80 magazines, five wireless sets and a radio set during ...

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Bangladesh women beat UAE by 6-0 

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 Bangladesh U-16 women’s football team beat visiting UAE by 6-0 in their 2nd Group-B match of the AFC Under-16 Women’s ...

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130 Bangladeshi slaves rescued from Thailand jungle  

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At least 130 Bangladeshis have been rescued after being abducted and shipped to Thailand to be sold as slaves. The men were promised ...

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National Professor Salahuddin Ahmed dies 

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National Professor Salahuddin Ahmed has died of old-age complications at the age of 92 on Sunday morning. He breathed his last at his ...

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JCD factional clash in front of central office 

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Leaders and activists of new Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) committee and the deprived leaders and activists on Sunday afternoon locked horned into ...

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Sedition allegation lodged with court against Tariuque 

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A petition containing sedition allegations was submitted to a court here on Sunday against BNP senior vice chairman Tarique Rahman, now ...

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Aspirants stage demo against new restriction on DU admission 

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UNB, Dhaka:  Several hundred students of different colleges  staged a demonstration on the Dhaka University (DU) campus on Sunday, protesting the authorities’ ...

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Dhaka court issues arrest warrant against Latif Siddique 

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A court here on Monday issued arrest warrant against sacked minister Abdul Latif Siddique for failing to respond to its summons in ...

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Kobane: US drops arms and aid to Kurds battling IS 

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US military aircraft have dropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State (IS) militants in the key Syrian ...

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33 killed in Natore road crash 

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At least 33 people were killed and 25-30 others injured as two buses collided head-on at Baraigram upazila in Natore on ...

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Complaint lodged against Khaleda for offending religious sentiments 

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A complaint has been lodged against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia with the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court here for offending people’s religious sentiments ...

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Oscar Pistorius gets five years for Reeva Steenkamp death 

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South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been given five years in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. In court in Pretoria, ...

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Arrest warrant issued for BNP leader Khoka, 8 others 

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A Dhaka court on Tuesday issued a warrant for the arrest of BNP vice-chairman Sadeque Hossain Khoka and eight others in ...

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Islamic State: US probes 'stray Syria air drop' in IS video 

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The US defence department has said it is examining an Islamic State video appearing to show militants in control of US weapons intended ...

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Countrywide hartal called for Sunday 

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Islamic parties have called countrywide down-to-dusk hartal for Sunday demanding exemplary punishment to former Minister Abdul Latif Siddique. General Secretary of Combined Islami ...

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4 killed in Munshiganj road crash 

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At least four passengers, including two children, of a CNG-run auto-rickshaw were killed as a truck ran over it on Wednesday ...

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5 Bangladeshi nationals killed in UAE road crash 

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Five Bangladeshi nationals have been killed in a road crash in the United Arab Emirates’ Mecca city.  The incident took place in the ...

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Ottawa shootings: Canada 'not intimidated' - PM Harper 

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BBC Online: Canadian PM Stephen Harper has said his country "will never be intimidated" after a deadly attack near the national parliament ...

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Khaleda again warns govt for voting rights back 

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Condemning the ruling Awami League led government once again the BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Thursday warned that the party would stage ...

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War crimes convict Ghulam Azam dies 

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Former Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Ghulam Azam who was sentenced to 90 years’ imprisonment unto death for masterminding atrocities during the Liberation War ...

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Ghulam Azam’s Janaza Saturday 

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The Namaj-e-Janaza of former Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Ghulam Azam, who was sentenced to 90 years’ imprisonment in war crimes cases, will be held ...

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One million Ebola vaccine doses by end of 2015 

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One million doses of an Ebola vaccine will be produced by the end of 2015, the World Health Organization has announced. ...

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Latif Siddique expelled from AL 

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After removing from the cabinet over his recent derogatory remarks Abdul Latif Siddique was also expelled from his party membership in the ...

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Juba Dal chief Alal, 63 activists arrested from Dhaka 

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Police have arrested BNP leader Moazzem Hossain Alal from his home in Dhaka's Lalmatia area on Saturday. The president of the party's ...

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Ghulam Azam`s Janaza held at Baitul Mukarram 

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The Namaz-e-Janaza of former Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer Ghulam Azam was held at Baitul Mukarram National Mosque after Juhr prayers. After Namaz-e-Janaza, thousands of Jamaat ...

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Shakib`s six keeps Zimbabwe to 240 

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The first-day pitch in Mirpur offered inconsistent bounce and significant turn that a Bangladesh rookie and veteran exploited to trip up Zimbabwe. The ...

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SC re-fixes Nov 6 for Khaleda`s leave to appeal hearing  

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The Supreme Court (SC) has fixed November 6 as the new hearing date of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia`s petition for leave to ...

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All Padma Bridge graft case accused get clean chit 

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A court here on Sunday acquitted all the accused of graft charges in the much-talked-about Padma Bridge case as no evidence of ...

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Test cricket: B`desh takes overall 9-run lead against Zimbabwe 

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Three half centuries by Mushfiqur, Mahmudullah and Mominul guided Bangladesh to overall nine runs lead against Zimbabwe after the second day in ...

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Zimbabwe out for 115 on day 3 vs Bangladesh 

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AP/UNB - Scores after the Zimbabwe second innings Monday on the third day of the first cricket test between Bangladesh and ...

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Bangladesh secure win in 1st Test 

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Tigers  won the first Test against visiting Zimbabwe in a tense chase of their poor 101 runs by three wickets at ...

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FIFA Int`l Friendly: Bangladesh beats Sri Lanka 1-0  

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Bangladesh beats Sri Lanka 1-0 in the second match of the two match SS Steel Fifa International Friendly at the Muktijuddho Smriti Stadium,Rajshahi ...

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ICT-1 verdict on Jamaat ameer Nizami Wednesday 

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International Crimes Tribunal-1 will deliver its judgment on Wednesday on detained Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Matiur Rahman Nizami for crimes against humanity during the ...

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Security beefed up ahead of Nizami verdict 

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Security has been tightened across the country, especially in the capital, to avert any untoward incident ahead of the verdict of Jamaat-e-Islami ...

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War criminal Nizami to walk gallows 

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The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Wednesday condemned Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Motiur Rahman Nizami to death for crimes against humanity, including killing of intellectuals, ...

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Jamaat calls hartal for Thursday, Sunday, Monday 

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Jamaat-e-Islami has called three days countrywide hartal for Thursday, Sunday and Monday in protest against the ICT verdict that has awarded death ...

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Jamaat-Shibir men bring out processions in capital, 7 arrested  

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Leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami and its student wing Chhatra Shibir on Wednesday morning brought out several processions across the capital Dhaka in support ...

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Verdict on war crimes accused Mir Quasem Ali on Nov 2 

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The International Crimes Tribunal-2 will deliver on Sunday (November 2) its judgment on the trial of war crimes accused Mir Quasem ...

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Jubo Dal president Alal, 6 others sent to jail 

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UNB, Dhaka - A court here on Thursday sent Jubo Dal president Moazzem Hossain Alal and six other to jail in a ...

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JSC exam routine rescheduled 

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The Junior School Certificate and Junior Dakhil Certificate (for Madrasah education) examinations routine have been rescheduled on Thursday.  Under the new schedule the ...

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Fire in BSEC Bhaban doused 

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The fire broken out in the BSEC (Bangladesh Steel and Engineering Corporation) Bhaban located in capital’s Karwan Bazar area has been doused. The fire ...

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Chief coordinator among 5 JMB men held in Sirajganj 

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Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) members arrested five suspected members of banned Islamic outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), including its chief coordinator, from ...

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6 held with Tk50 lakh fake currency notes in city 

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Detective Branch (DB) of police in separate drives arrested six alleged members of a fake currency racket along with counterfeit notes worth ...

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Power outage hits the entire country 

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The entire country, including the capital Dhaka, is facing a massive power outage from 11:30am on Saturday. The power supply was disrupted with ...

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Some units start power generation after 2nd nat’l grid collapse 

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After the second-time collapse of the national grid at 4:30pm on Saturday, some units at different power stations resumed generation, producing about 1,000 ...

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Quasem to die for crimes against humanity during Liberation War 

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 The International Crimes Tribunal-2 on Sunday sentenced Jamaat-e-Islami policymaker Mir Quasem Ali to death for committing crimes against humanity during the Liberation War ...

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Jamaat calls hartal again for Thursday 

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Jamaat-e-Islami has called countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal for Thursday in protest against the ICT-2 verdict that has awarded death penalty to the ...

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Verdict on Kamaruzzaman`s appeal Monday 

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The Supreme Court will deliver its verdict tomorrow (Monday) on the appeal of Jamaat-e-Islami Assistant Secretary General Muhammad Kamaruzzaman challenging death penalty ...

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SC upholds Kamaruzzaman`s death penalty 

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The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Monday upheld the trial court judgment that had condemned Jamaat-e-Islami Leader M Kamaruzzaman to ...

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Jamaat further calls hartal for Wednesday 

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Jamaat-e-Islami has further called a countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal for Wednesday in protest against the Supreme Court’s verdict that has upheld it`s  Assistant Secretary ...

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JSC exam routine rescheduled again 

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The Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations routine have been rescheduled again.  Under the new schedule the November 5 examination ...

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The cost of traffic jams -- The Economist explains  

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FEW things unite cultures more than the frustration of sitting in a line of stationary traffic, with no discernible reason for ...

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BGB deployed in city, other parts 

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Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) have been deployed in the capital as well as different parts of the country on ...

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Kamaruzzaman taken to Dhaka central jail 

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 The war crimes convict Assistant Secretary General Muhammad Kamaruzzaman has been taken to Dhaka Central Jail from Kasimpur Jail of Gazipur. A prison ...

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Tamim, Shakib`s tons steer B`desh to 433 against Zimbabwe 

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Centuries by Tamim Iqbal and Shakib Al Hasan helped Bangladesh post their expected total of 433 runs in the first ...

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US mid-terms: Battle for the Senate as polls open 

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Americans are voting in mid-term elections which will decide who controls the Senate and pave the way for the 2016 race ...

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Holy Ashura observed 

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The holy Ashura, commemorating the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), was observed in the country on Tuesday with due religious ...

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Ukraine crisis: Poroshenko orders troops to key cities 

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Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has ordered army reinforcements to key southern and eastern cities in case of a new rebel offensive. Mr Poroshenko ...

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Pharma industry to help BD earn Asian Tiger status: Mozena 

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UNB, Dhaka - Once again noting that Bangladesh is becoming an Asian Tiger, US Ambassador to Bangladesh Dan W Mozena on Tuesday ...

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JCD leaders to stage demo again 

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Following the recent agitations among one section of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) leaders, they once again warned the party bosses to stage ...

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Fugitive Mexican mayor detained by police 

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Ex-mayor of Iguala Jose Luis Abarca, blamed over disappearance of 43 student teachers, arrested with wife in capital. Federal police in Mexico ...

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Jamaat’s 48-hr hartal begins 

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UNB, Dhaka: The countrywide 48-hour hartal, called by Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami protesting the death sentence awarded to its two leaders for war crimes, began ...

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US mid-terms: Republicans make early Senate gains 

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The Republican Party is making solid gains in the US Senate, where they need just six seats to take control of ...

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22 held in Benapole while returning from India  

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Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested 22 Bangladeshi nationals while entering the country through Putkhali border point here on ...

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Jubo League man shot, hacked to death in Laxmipur 

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A Jubo League man was shot and hacked to death by miscreants at Gopinathpur in Sadar upazila on Tuesday night. The deceased ...

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US mid-terms: Republicans win control of the Senate 

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Republicans have won control of the Senate in the US mid-term elections, increasing their power in the final two years of ...

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Obama and Republican leader pledge to work together 

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The US Senate's new Republican leader and President Barack Obama have both promised to end the political gridlock that has so frustrated ...

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Lawyers meet Kamaruzzaman in jail 

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Lawyers of condemned war criminal M Kamaruzzaman met him at Dhaka Central Jail on Thursday morning. Senior jail super of the central jail ...

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U.S.-led air strikes hit al Qaeda affiliate in Syria 

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Reuters :  A  U.S.-led coalition that was set up to fight Islamic State bombed the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front and another ...

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Bangladesh crush Zimbabwe by 162 runs 

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Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe in the second test of three-match series by 162 runs at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium in Khulna on Friday.  Bangladesh won ...

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Mexico gang members `admit killing missing students` 

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Suspected gang members have confessed to killing more than 40 students missing for six weeks, Mexican Attorney General Jesus Murillo has said. He ...

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BNP to stage countrywide demo Sunday 

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BNP has announced a demonstration program all over the country on Sunday as police did not give them the permission to ...

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Khaleda’s graft cases hearing deferred till Nov 24 

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A Dhaka court on Sunday noon has deferred the deposition hearing of Zia Charitable Trust and Zia Orphanage Trust graft cases against BNP ...

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HC rule questions legality of 16th amendment 

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The High Court on Sunday issued a rule upon the government seeking its explanation by two weeks why of the 16th ...

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Driver shot dead, car snatched in city 

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Muggers shot dead a car driver and snatched the car in the city’s Banasree area early Monday. The deceased was identified as ...

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China and Japan leaders hold ice-breaker talks at Apec summit 

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The leaders of China and Japan have met for formal talks after more than two years of severe tension over a territorial dispute. Chinese ...

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National Monument Architect no more 

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Syed Mainul Hossain, the architect of the National Memorial of Bangladesh, has died of brain stroke on Monday afternoon at the National Heart ...

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Nigeria school blast `kills 47 students` in Potiskum 

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At least 47 students have been killed by a suicide bomber at a school assembly in the north-eastern Nigerian town of ...

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Juba League leader chopped to death in Rangpur 

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A Juba League leader has been chopped to death in Rangpur metropolitan city.  The deceased was identified as Imran Hossain (25). According ...

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China`s Xi Jinping urges economic integration at Apec summit 

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BBC Online: Chinese leader Xi Jinping has urged Asia-Pacific nations to accelerate economic integration to spur global growth, on day two ...

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Prof Zillur Rahman Siddiqui dies at 85 

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Eminent educationist Professor Zillur Rahman Siddiqui died of cardiac arrest early Wednesday. He was 85. Sources at Samorita Hospital said Zillur Rahman Siddiqui, ...

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AL regime illegal, says Khaleda 

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BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Wednesday said that the ruling Awami League led government is illegal.  The BNP chief said this while ...

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Fugitive BNP leader Khokon Razakar to die for war crimes 

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The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Thursday condemned fugitive BNP leader Zahid Hossain Khokon alias Khokon Razakar, also a mayor of Nagarkanda municipality, ...

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Rubel, Shakib power Bangladesh to 503 

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Craig Ervine`s brilliant catch and a career-best 45 by Rubel Hossain were the main talking points of the second session in ...

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31 foreigners held in city for overstay 

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Detectives in a drive arrested 31 foreign nationals from different parts of the city on Thursday night for overstay in the ...

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Ctg Test: B`desh lead by 152 runs against Zimbabwe 

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UNB, Dhaka : Bangladesh took 152 runs lead against Zimbabwe after first innings on third day in their third and final match ...

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G20: Obama warns of Asia `intimidation` ahead of summit 

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BBC Online: US President Barack Obama has said that Asia's security must not be based on intimidation where big nations bully small ...

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Mominul ton sets target of 449 

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The hosts are looking to bat positively on the 4th Day to set Zimbabwe a big target. The visitors, on the other ...

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RU teacher stabbed to death 

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Unidentified criminals stabbed to death Prof AKM Shafiul Islam Lilon, a sociology teacher of Rajshahi University, near his house adjacent to the ...

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BCL activist stabbed in Sylhet city 

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An activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) was stabbed in an attack by his rivals in Pathantula area of the city ...

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5 cocktails exploded in front of BNP office 

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At least five cocktails were exploded in front of BNP central office at Naya Paltan in the capital on Sunday noon. Unidentified ...

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Tigers whitewash Zimbabweans 

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Bangladesh have completed a 3-0 clean sweep against touring Zimbabwe in the three match Test series. The Tigers crushed Zimbabwe by 186 runs on ...

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6 get death penalty in Monir murder case 

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Six people have got death penalty in the sensitive Monir murder case. Judge Miazi Shahidul Islam Chowdhury of Additional District and ...

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Navy seizes ship carrying 614 to Malaysia illegally  

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Bangladesh Navy in Cox’s Bazar seized a ship in the Bay of Bengal that was carrying 614 people, including crew ...

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Hong Kong authorities clearing part of Admiralty protest site 

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Court bailiffs in Hong Kong are clearing out a protest site near government offices after the high court granted an injunction. The bailiffs, ...

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Ecnec okays Tk 853.68cr fresh project to supply power to capital 

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UNB, Dhaka : The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved a Tk 853.68 crore fresh project to ...

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SSC, equivalent exams from February 2 

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The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations of 2015 will be started from February 2 next year.  The Ministry of Education ...

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Biman DGM among 5 held over gold smuggling link 

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Members of Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested five people, including deputy general manager of Biman Bangladesh Airlines Emdad Hossain, from different ...

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Muslim, Christian, Jewish leaders unite to condemn jihadi violence 

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VIENNA  (Reuters) - Senior Muslim, Christian and Jewish leaders condemned violence by jihadi militants such as Islamic State (IS) at a Saudi-backed ...

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Honduras beauty queen found dead 

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Miss Honduras, Maria Jose Alvarado, found dead with her sister, Sofia Trinidad, days before she was due to contest Miss World in ...

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One killed, 17 hurt at BCL internal clash at SUST 

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An activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) was killed and 17 others were injured in an intra-party clash of the ruling ...

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SUST closed as BCL clash kills 1 

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A clash between rival groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) at the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) on Thursday prompted ...

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City house robbed of valuables stabbing couple 

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UNB, Dhaka : A gang of robbers took away valuables after stabbing a couple at a house at Shyampur in the ...

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Mild tremor felt in Bangladesh 

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A mild tremor has been felt in parts of Bangladesh, from the port city of Chittagong to capital Dhaka.  The earthquake, measuring 5.6 ...

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Expatriate found dead at Banani home 

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In circumstances not yet clear, police found an expatriate, who happens to be relative of the prime minister, dead at his home ...

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Tigers set 282 runs for the Zimbabwe 

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Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan smashed a century to set a 282-run target for Zimbabwe to win in the first match of ...

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Tigers crush Zimbabwe by 87 runs 

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Bangladesh beat Zimbabwe by 87 runs in the first match of the 5-match ODI series at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on Friday ...

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Obama to press ahead on immigration, amid Republican anger 

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US President Barack Obama has said he will press for further immigration reform, after Republicans condemned his use of executive powers on ...

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Gunmen kill 28 in northeast Kenya bus attack: ministry 

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Nairobi, Reuters: Attackers ambushed a bus and killed 28 people early on Saturday in northeast Kenya, police and the Ministry of Interior ...

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Noapara municipality councillor shot dead 

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A councillor of Noapara municipality in Jessore was gunned down by miscreants at Guakhola village in Abhaynagar upazila on Sunday morning. ...

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‘Non-stop hartal among BNP alliance's tougher progs’ if power, gas prices hiked 

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UNB, Dhaka:  The BNP-led 20-party alliance has decided to announce tougher action programmes, including a non-stop hartal, and gradually turn ...

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Tigers set 252 runs for Zimbabwe 

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Bangladesh set a 252-run target for Zimbabwe to win in the second match of the 5-match ODI series at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium ...

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Tigers take 2-0 lead against Zimbabwe 

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Bangladesh have taken a 2-0 lead in the 5-match ODI series against Zimbabwe beating the visitors by 68 runs in the second ...

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Embattled Latif finally returns home with arrest warrants pending 

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UNB, Dhaka : Braving several court warrants pending for his arrest, sacked minister Abdul Latif Siddique returned home on Sunday night, nearly ...

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SC rejects Khaleda’s leave to appeals against HC orders in two graft cases 

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The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Monday rejected two leave to appeals filed by BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia against ...

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Latif Siddique appears before court for bail 

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Former Posts, Telecommunications and ICT Minister Abdul Latif Siddique has appeared before the High Court (HC) in a bid to seek bail ...

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Mobarak to die for war crimes 

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The International Crimes Tribunal-1 (ICT-1) on Monday condemned Mobarak Hossain, a union level Awami League leader of Brahminbaria, to death for crimes ...

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Hifazat-e Islam threatens shutdown on Thursday demanding Latif Siddique's arrest 

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Hifazat-e Islam has threatened a countrywide shutdown on Thursday, if former minister Abdul Latif Siddique is not arrested by Wednesday. The Chittagong-based ...

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Latif Siddique lands in jail 

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A court here on Tuesday sent sacked minister Abdul Latif Siddique to jail in a case filed for hurting the religious sentiments ...

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Dhaka protests Pak provincial assembly’s resolution against BD war criminals’ trials 

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Bangladesh on Tuesday strongly protested the recent adoption of a Resolution by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Provincial Assembly of Pakistan over the ...

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Ferguson riots: Ruling sparks night of violence 

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BBC Online: The US town of Ferguson has seen rioting and looting after a jury decided not to bring charges over the ...

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Zimbabwe choose to bowl first 

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Zimbabwe won the toss and chose to bowl first in the third ODI against host Bangladesh at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium at ...

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Ferguson shooting: Protests spread across US 

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A dozen US cities have seen new protests over the decision not to charge a white policeman who shot a black teenager ...

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Bangladesh set Zimbabwe 298 runs to win 

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Bangladesh showed a brilliant batting performance in the third ODI against Zimbabwe in Dhaka on Wednesday and set the visitors a 298-run target. Batting ...

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Bangladesh seal ODI series too 

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After the clean sweep in 3-mtach Test series, Bangladesh have also sealed the five-match One Day International (ODI) series against Zimbabwe with ...

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Phil Hughes: Australian batsman dies, aged 25 

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BBC Online: Australia Test batsman Phil Hughes has died, two days after being hit on the head by a ball. Australia team ...

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Saarc Summit ends amid drama, tension  

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Kathmandu, UNB : With all the eight nations signing a last-minute deal to create a regional electricity grid and Indian ...

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One dies, 26 go missing as trawler capsizes in Bay 

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Chittagong, UNB: A man died and at least 26 people went missing as a fishing trawler capsized in the Bay of ...

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2 BGB men killed in Dinajpur road crash 

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Two members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) were killed as a truck crashed into their motorcycle in Fulbari upazila here on Friday. The ...

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4th ODI: B’desh 256/8 against Zimbabwe, Mahmudullah n.o. 82, Mushfiq 77 

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Mahmudullah scored not out 82 and Mushfiqur Rahim 77 runs to guide Bangladesh to post 256/8 in 50 overs against Zimbabwe in the ...

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Tigers take 4-0 lead against Zimbabwe 

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Bangladesh have taken a 4-0 lead in the 5-match ODI series against Zimbabwe beating the visitors by 21 runs in the ...

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Nigeria unrest: President Jonathan condemns mosque attack 

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Nigeria's president has pledged "to leave no stone unturned" in tracking down the perpetrators of a mosque attack that killed dozens of ...

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Egyptian court drops case against Mubarak over 2011 protester deaths 

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Reuters : An Egyptian court on Saturday dropped its case against ousted President Hosni Mubarak, his interior minister and six aides ...

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Country now under one person`s grip: Khaleda  

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UNB, Comilla : Claiming that corruption has been the current regime’s basic principle, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Saturday ...

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Journalist Zaglul Ahmed no more 

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Renowned journalist and columnist Zaglul Ahmed Chowdhury, passed away Saturday night at a city hospital following a road accident. More to ...

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Ferguson shooting: Darren Wilson quits police force 

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US police officer Darren Wilson - who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in the Missouri town of Ferguson - has resigned ...

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One killed, 20 injured in Narayanganj  

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Staff Reporter : One person was killed and over 20 others were injured in a clash between Awami League (AL) and ...

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Kushtia’s Islamic University closed indefinitely after students go berserk 

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The Islamic University (IU) in Kushtia has been closed indefinitely after the death of a student on the campus sparked violent ...

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Qayyum Chowdhury no more 

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The eminent artist Qayyum Chowdhury has died at Combined Military Hospital in the capital on Sunday night.  He was 80.  The celebrated painter ...

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Zimbabwe opt to bat 

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Zimbabwe have won the toss and elected to bat against Bangladesh in the fifth and last ODI in Dhaka. The tourists sent Bangladesh to ...

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Hong Kong protesters clash with police at government HQ 

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BBC Online : Hong Kong police have clashed with pro-democracy activists trying to surround government offices, in some of the worst unrest ...

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Tigers need 129 to whitewash Zimbabwe 

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The host Bangladesh need only 129 runs to whitewash visiting Zimbabwe in a five-match Basundhara Cement ODI series in Mirpur on Monday. Zimbabwe scored ...

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B’desh whitewash Zimbabwe 5-0 with 5-wkt win in 5th ODI 

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UNB : Bangladesh whitewashed Zimbabwe 5-0 in the Bashundhara Cement ODI series beating the visitors by five wickets in the last match at ...

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Gunmen kill Kenya quarry workers 

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Gunmen have killed some 36 quarry workers near the north Kenyan town of Mandera, aid workers and officials say. The attackers separated Muslims ...

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Bergman found guilty of contempt of court 

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UNB, Dhaka : The International Crimes Tribunal-2 on Tuesday jailed British origin journalist David Bergman, working at the daily New Age ...

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Reckless driving kills another pvt varsity student in city 

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Reckless driving has claimed yet the life of another private university student in the city. Sadi Morshed, 20, a BBA second year ...

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TI graft index: Bangladesh stands 14th, up from 16th last yr 

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Bangladesh stood 14th this year, up from 16th last year, among 175 countries across the world, according to the Transparency International (TI) ...

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Iran jets bomb Islamic State targets in Iraq - Pentagon 

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Iran has conducted air strikes against Islamic State (IS) targets in eastern Iraq during recent days, a Pentagon spokesman says. Rear Adm John ...

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Train mishaps in Narsingdi, Comilla snap Dhaka's rail links with Chittagong, Sylhet 

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Dhaka’s Train communications with Chittagong and Sylhet have been suspended following derailment of two trains in Comilla and Narsindgi on Thursday. A coach ...

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Subhan`s war crimes verdict any day 

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The International Crimes Tribunal-2 (ICT-2) will deliver its verdict of war crimes cases against Jamaat-e-Islami leader Abdus Subhan any day. A three-member bench ...

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Protesters block NY streets after officer cleared in chokehold death 

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Reuters: Thousands of demonstrators blocked streets, snarling New York City traffic into early Thursday morning, after a grand jury decided ...

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PM warns of legal steps 

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has warned of legal steps against government officials if they met BNP chief Khaleda Zia breaking the ...

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Powerful Typhoon Hagupit nears Philippines 

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Tens of thousands of people have sought shelter as powerful Typhoon Hagupit heads towards the Philippines. Hagupit, or Ruby in the Philippines, has ...

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Truck-car collision kills driver in Gazipur  

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A car driver was killed and a woman, passenger of the vehicle, injured when a truck collided with the car in Kaliakoir ...

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UK to establish £15m permanent Mid East military base 

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The UK is to establish its first permanent military base in the Middle East since it formally withdrew from the region in ...

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Philippines Typhoon Hagupit evacuation stepped up 

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BBC Online :  About half a million people have fled coastal villages and evacuated their homes in the Philippines as a powerful storm ...

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Latif Siddique sick, taken to BSMMU 

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UNB, Dhaka: Removed minister Abdul Latif Siddique, who was arrested for his anti-Islamic remarks, was taken to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University ...

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China arrests ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang 

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Ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang, the most senior Chinese official to be investigated for corruption, has been arrested and expelled from the Communist ...

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Noted actor Khalil dies at 80 

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Renowned actor Khalil Ullah Khan Khalil died of cardiac arrest at Square Hospital in the city on Sunday morning. He was 80. Khalil, ...

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Dhaka court rejects Latif Siddique’s bail petition 

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A court here on Sunday rejected a bail petition of sacked minister Abdul Latif Siddique in a case filed for his ...

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3 college girls killed in Rajshahi bus crash 

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Three college girls have died after the bus they were travelling in collided with another at Rajshahi’s Paba Upazila. Fourteen more have ...

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Benapole BCL president`s house set ablaze 

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Angry people set ablaze the house of Benapole unit president of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) following the death of a Juba League ...

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Oil-tanker sinks after being hit by cargo vessel in river at Sundarbans 

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Mongla Coast Guard's Contingent Commander (West Zone) Mehedi Masud said that the 'OT Southern Star 7' was hit around 5am at ...

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Yet another huge haul of gold at Shahjalal Airport 

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Customs intelligence officials recovered 43 kg gold, worth Tk 21.50 crore, from the freight unit of Hazrat Shahjalal International ...

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Sunken oil tanker not salvaged yet 

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MV OT Southern Star-7, the oil tanker carrying about 3.58 lakh litres of furnace oil that sank in the Shela river ...

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Arrest warrant against Tarique Rahman in defamation case 

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UNB, Dhaka : A court here on Wednesday issued warrant of arrest against BNP senior vice chairman Tarique Rahman in a defamation ...

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Malala and Kailash Satyarthi receive joint Nobel award 

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Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi have received the Nobel Peace Prize awards. The Nobel committee described ...

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Hong Kong authorities begin clearing main protest site 

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Hong Kong authorities have begun clearing barricades at the main protest camp, after more than two months of pro-democracy demonstrations. The authorities ...

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Ex-judge Golam Rasul passes away  

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Former District and Sessions Judge of Dhaka Kazi Golam Rasul died of old-age complications at a city hospital on Thursday morning. He ...

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Sunken oil tanker finally pulled out after 52 hrs 

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About 52 hours after its capsize, the sunken oil tanker, ‘OT Southern Star 7’, was pulled out from the Shela River ...

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Jos bomb attacks: `Poor Nigerians need protection` 

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The archbishop of Jos in central Nigeria has said more must be done to protect ordinary people, after at least 30 ...

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Jessore road crash kills university student, 2 others 

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UNB, Jessore : Three people, including a student of Jessore University of Science and Technology (JUST), were killed and 10 others ...

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2 ‘thugs’ hurt in city cop firing; 7 held 

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Police arrested seven alleged extortionists from the city’s Badda area on Friday evening following a firing that left two of the gangsters ...

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CIA report: UK defends actions over interrogation claims 

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BBC Online: None of the redactions from a CIA report on interrogation related to British involvement in the mistreatment of prisoners, ...

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Flights disrupted after computer failure at UK control centre 

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Passengers are facing widespread flight disruption after a computer failure at the UK's air traffic control centre. Nats confirmed a "technical problem" at ...

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Teenage boy stabbed dead in Keraniganj 

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Keraniganj, UNB : A teenage boy was stabbed to death following an altercation over playing cricket at Mirerbagh in South Keraniganj ...

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Action progs right away in case of energy tariff hike, threatens Khaleda  

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Voicing her firm resolve to face the current regime on the streets braving all sorts of repressive acts, BNP chairperson Khaleda ...

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One killed, 10 hurt in CU BCL gunfight 

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Staff Reporter : An activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) was shot dead and 10 were injured in a clash between ...

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Body of sunken oil tanker`s master recovered in Shela 

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Bagerhat, UNB : The body of the master of the sunken oil tanker, ‘OT Southern Star 7’, who had remained missing ...

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Japan election: Voters back Shinzo Abe as PM wins new term 

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Japan's ruling coalition has won a new two-thirds majority in parliamentary elections seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic ...

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Sydney siege: Hostages held in Lindt cafe 

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A gunman is holding staff and customers hostage at a cafe in Sydney, Australia. The Lindt cafe in the city centre is ...

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Rubel gets HC bail in rape case 

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The High Court on Monday granted an anticipatory bail for four weeks to national cricketer Rubel Hossain in a ...

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Police storm Sydney cafe to end hostage siege, three dead 

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Heavily armed Australian police stormed a Sydney cafe early on Tuesday morning and freed terrified hostages being held there at gunpoint, in ...

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Sramik League leader, wife, 2 daughters murdered in Bhaluka 

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A local Sramik League leader, his wife and two daughters have been killed in Bhaluka. Police recovered the bodies of Shafiqul Islam ...

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Pakistan Taliban: Peshawar school attack leaves 135 dead 

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Militants from the Pakistani Taliban have attacked an army-run school in Peshawar, leaving at least 135 people dead, most of them children. Pakistani ...

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We stand with people of Pakistan, says Obama 

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WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama condemned the deadly Taliban raid on a Pakistani school Tuesday and promised that America would stand by the ...

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UN chief condemns Peshawar school attack as `act of horror` 

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UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned on Tuesday a Taliban attack on a Pakistani school that left at least ...

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Nation celebrates 44th Victory Day 

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The nation celebrated the 44th Victory Day commemorating its glorious victory in the nine-month bloody war against the Pakistani occupation forces in ...

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Pakistan mourns after Taliban Peshawar school massacre 

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The Pakistani city of Peshawar has begun burying its dead after a Taliban attack at a school killed at least 132 children ...

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Osmaninagar OC dies of cardiac arrest during clash 

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The officer-in-charge of Osmaninagar Police Station died of cardiac arrest while trying to quell clashes between two groups of auto-rickshaw workers ...

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BD political parties need to use political space peacefully: Mozena 

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Outgoing US Ambassador in Dhaka Dan W Mozena on Wednesday said political parties in Bangladesh need to use their political space peacefully ...

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Peshawar attack: Afghanistan, Isaf promise action against Taliban group 

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ISLAMABAD: Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif got assurances on Wednesday from the Afghan government and International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan (Isaf) for ...

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Moosa enters ACC office in royal fashion with 25 bodyguards  

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Moosa bin Shamsher alias Prince Moosa, an international weapons trader and chairman of Datco Group, has entered the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) headquarters ...

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9,822 pass 34th BCS exam 

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A total of 9,822 candidates have passed the written test of the 34th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS). According to a notification issued ...

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Khaleda Graft Cases: Trial judge transferred 

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UNB, Dhaka : The trial judge Basu Dev Roy, who framed charges against BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia in Zia Charitable and ...

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Eight children killed in Australia in reported mass stabbing 

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Eight children have been killed and a woman who was mother to seven of them was injured in the northern Australian ...

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Cairns deaths: Children's mother arrested for murder 

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The mother of seven of eight children found dead at a house in Cairns, Australia, has been arrested on suspicion of murder. Police ...

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3 die as bus tumbles in Kishoreganj 

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A bus fell into a ditch after losing control, leaving three persons dead in Kishoreganj’s Kuliarchar Upazila. Police said the bus lost ...

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Bus-auto-rickshaw collision kills 5 in Ctg 

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Five people were killed and another was injured in a collision between a bus and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar ...

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Tk 80,000 highest salary proposed for civil servants 

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Staff Reporter : The Eighth Pay and Service Commission has submitted its report to the Finance Minister on Sunday, recommending Tk 80,000 as ...

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Results of PSC, JSC exams to be published on Dec 30: minister 

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Results of this year's Primary School Certificate (PSC) and Junior School Certificate exams will be published on Dec 30, Primary and ...

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Kaiser`s verdict on Tuesday 

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The war crimes tribunal will deliver its verdict on former Muslim League leader Syed Mohammed Kaiser on Tuesday. Kaiser, a Muslim League ...

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One held with 36 gold bars at Shahjalal Airport 

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Customs intelligence officials seized 36 gold bars weighing 4.135 kg at Shahjalal International Airport and detained a man in this connection on ...

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UN expert team reaches Mongla to assess oil-spill impacts on Sundarbans 

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UNB, Dhaka : An expert team of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) reached Mongla Port, Bagerhat on Monday afternoon to ...

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Hong Kong billionaire sentenced to five years jail  

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A Hong Kong property tycoon, Thomas Kwok, has been sentenced to five years in jail for corruption. The former co-chairman of the ...

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Qaiser to die for war crimes 

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Convicting detained Syed M Qaiser of Habiganj, a former state minister during HM Ershad’s military rule in the mid-80s, for ...

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Jhalakati bus plunge kills 8 

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Jhalakati, UNB : At least eight people were killed and 25 others injured as a bus plunged into a ditch by ...

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55 People Killed by Suspected Militants, Assam on Red Alert 

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Guwahati:  At least 52 people were killed in a series of coordinated attacks by suspected Bodo militants in Assam on Tuesday. Men, women and ...

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Ctg airport returns to normalcy 2 hrs after power failure 

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UNB, Chittagong : All the activities at Shah Amanat International Airport here came back to normal on Wednesday morning two hours after ...

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Bakshibazar turns into battle field amid BNP-BCL fight 

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At least 30 people, including a ruling party MP, were injured in a clash between BNP and Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) ...

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8 killed in Tangail road crash 

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At least eight people, including four women and two children, were killed and three ...

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IS captures Jordanian pilot after warplane crashes in Syria 

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Islamic State (IS) militants have captured the pilot of a Jordanian warplane that crashed in northern Syria, Jordan's military has confirmed. The jihadist group ...

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Sony comedy The Interview opens 

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The comedy The Interview has opened in some US cinemas and online, after a cyber-attack and row over its release. Sony Pictures ...

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2 cases filed against 150 BNP men over Bakshibazar clash 

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UNB, Dhaka: Two cases have been filed against 150 leaders and activists of BNP, Jubo Dal and Chhatra Dal in connection with ...

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Police take control over BNP’s Gazipur rally venue  

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Gazipur, UNB : Police took control over Bhawal College Ground on Thursday, amid growing tension over Bangladesh Chhatra League’s stance not ...

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Gayeshwar put on 3-day remand 

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A court here on Friday placed BNP standing committee member Gayeshwar Chandra Roy and three other leaders on a three-day remand ...

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Section 144 clamped in Gazipur amid BNP-BCL face-off  

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Amid growing political tension over the BNP-led 20-party alliance’s scheduled rally on Saturday, the local administration imposed section 144 in Bhawal ...

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4-yr old trapped in a hole 'several hundred feet deep' 

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Fire-fighters are trying to rescue a four-year old boy four hours after he fell into a several hundred feet deep hole ...

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BNP-led 20-party calls daylong hartal in Gazipur for Saturday 

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The BNP-led 20-party alliance on Friday called a daylong hartal in Gazipur district for Saturday, protesting the imposition of section 144 by ...

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Overnight drive fails to trace boy from well 

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Even after an overnight nerve-racking drive, rescuers could not yet find any trace of the four-year-old boy, who was believed to have ...

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Dawn-to-dusk hartal underway in Gazipur 

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A dawn-to-dusk hartal enforced by Gazipur district unit of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is underway in the district. The BNP has called the ...

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All efforts went in vain, Jihad finally found dead 

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Nearly 23 hours after four-year-old boy Jihad slipped into a deep pipe of an abandoned railway pump at Shahjahanpur Railway Colony, ...

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20-party calls nationwide daylong hartal for Monday 

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The BNP-led 20-party alliance on Saturday called a nationwide daylong hartal for Monday, protesting the foiling of its scheduled Gazipur rally. BNP acting ...

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Jubo Dal President Alal arrested 

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Police arrested president of BNP’s youth wing Jubo Dal Syed Moazzem Hossain Alal from his Lalmatia residence on Saturday night. DMP DC (Tejgaon) ...

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AirAsia flight QZ8501 from Indonesia to Singapore missing 

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An AirAsia flight travelling from the Indonesian city of Surabaya to Singapore has lost contact with air traffic control, the company has ...

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BGB deployed in city 

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Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) started patrolling the city streets on Sunday evening, ahead of Monday’s nationwide daylong hartal to be ...

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Jubo Dal President Alal put on 3-day remand 

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A Dhaka court on Sunday placed Jubo Dal president Syed Moazzem Hossain Alal on a 3-day remand in a case ...

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Bus torched at Paltan on hartal eve 

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Miscreants on Sunday evening have set ablaze to a bus of Bangladesh Secretariat at Purana Paltan area in the capital.  The bus ...

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Pre-hartal violence leaves 6 wounded 

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Six people, including three members of a family, were injured as hartal supporters allegedly set off crude bombs and petrol bombs ...

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Cops cordon off BNP central office 

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Staff Reporter : Police have kept cordoned off the Nayapaltan central office of the BNP, following the countrywide dawn-to-dusk hartal enforced by ...

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School teacher killed amid BNP's strike in Noakhali 

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A female school teacher has died after being hit by a stone hurled by strikers in Noakhali amid the 20-Party Alliance's shutdown ...

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Azharul`s war crimes verdict tomorrow 

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The International Crimes Tribunal-1(ICT-1) will deliver its verdict of war crimes cases against Jamaat-e-Islami Assistant Secretary General ATM Azharul Islam tomorrow (Tuesday). The ...

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Fatal train crash in city kills 6 

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At least six people were killed and nine others seriously injured as a covered van crashed into a moving train on ...

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PSC, JSC exams results Tuesday 

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The results of this year’s Primary School Certificate (PSC), Junior School Certificate and their equivalent examinations will be published across the ...

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Azharul to hang for war crimes 

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UNB, Dhaka:  The International Crimes Tribunal-1 on Tuesday condemned Jamaat-e-Islami leader ATM Azharul Islam to death for the crimes against humanity, including ...

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97.92pc pass PSC, 90.41pc JSC 

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The results of this year’s Primary School Certificate (PSC) and Junior School Certificate (JSC) examinations were published on Tuesday showing 97.92 ...

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Jamaat calls shutdown for Wednesday, Thursday 

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The Jamaat-e-Islami has called a two-day countryside shutdown for Wednesday and Thursday to protest against the death verdict on its leader ...

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AirAsia QZ8501: Officials say debris is missing plane 

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BBC Online: Indonesian officials have confirmed that bodies and debris found in the Java Sea off Borneo are from AirAsia flight QZ8501 ...

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New IGP, RAB DG, DMP commissioner named in a major police shake-up 

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Additional IGP AKM Shahidul Hoque has been named the new inspector general of police (IGP) in a major shake-up of the ...

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Sirajganj crash kills 3, including police 

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A truck has rammed a police pickup van leaving three, including a policeman, dead in the Sirajganj Sadar Upazila. At least five ...

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Govt distrusts in accountability, says Khaleda 

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BNP Chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia on Wednesday alleged, “The ruling government does not believe in any accountability.”  The BNP chief made this ...

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Jamaat’s 2nd-phase hartal passing off slackly 

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The second-phase daylong countrywide hartal, called by Jamaat-e-Islami protesting the death sentence awarded to its acting secretary general ATM Azharul Islam for ...

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Armed forces salary hike proposed in keeping with government employees 

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A new salary structure has been proposed for the armed forces in keeping with the one proposed for civilian government employees. The ...

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Ershad calls for dialogue for holding acceptable polls 

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Jatiya Party chairman HM Ershad on Thursday urged the political parties to engage in talks shunning violence for finding out an acceptable ...

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Shanghai new year crush kills 36 

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BBC Online: A crush at New Year's Eve celebrations in Shanghai has killed 36 people and injured some 47 others, Chinese ...

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271 killed in Benapole last year: Survey 

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At least 271 people were killed in Benapole in the outgoing year 2014 giving a clear manifestation of the deterioration of ...

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4 fishermen go missing as trawler sinks in Teknaf 

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Four fishermen went missing as a fishing trawler capsized in the Teknaf estuary near the St Martin Island after it was ...

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AirAsia QZ8501: Search teams find more bodies at sea 

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BBC Online: More bodies have been recovered from the Java Sea, five days after AirAsia flight QZ8501 crashed, bringing the total ...

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BCL faction`s indefinite strike begins at CU 

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A faction of the Chittagong University unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) enforced an indefinite strike on the campus today (Saturday) to ...

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No permission yet for BNP rally 

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UNB, Dhaka:  BNP did not get any positive response from the Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) till Saturday evening about the permission it ...

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BD faces problems to ensure democracy: Irene 

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Irene Khan, Director General of Rome-based International Development Law Organisation, on Saturday said Bangladesh faces problems in the judiciary, human rights situation ...

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Khaleda besieged in Gulshan office, Rizvi picked up; BNP office locked  

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UNB, Dhaka: Police on Saturday night confined BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to her Gulshan political office, a day before her party-led 20-party’s ...

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Police prohibit rallies in Dhaka until further notice 

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All kind of rallies and processions have been prohibited in the capital Dhaka amid rising political tensions between the BNP and ...

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Besieged Khaleda spends overnight at her Gulshan office 

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BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia had to spend overnight at her Gulshan political office on Saturday as police kept it besieged a ...

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2 buses torched in city 

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Two buses were set afire at different parts of the capital amid the growing political tension ahead of the BNP-led 20-party’s ...

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Public transport suspended in city 

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Leading city commuters towards severe sufferings, Bangladesh Sarak Paribahan Owners Samity on Sunday afternoon suspended their transport services in the capital fearing sabotage ...

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Krishak League leader killed in bomb attack 

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A ward-level leader of Krishak League was killed in a bomb attack in the capital on Sunday afternoon.  The deceased was identified ...

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Over 50 vehicles vandalised at Banglamotor 

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risingbd.com : Over alleged confinement of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) leaders and activists vandalised more than fifty vehicles ...

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Get on with Jan 5 protests, I will join you: Khaleda 

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Khaleda Zia, besieged at her Gulshan office, is bent on coming out on the street on Monday, a journalist leader who ...

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Get on with Jan 5 protests, I will join you: Khaleda 

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Khaleda Zia, besieged at her Gulshan office, is bent on coming out on the street on Monday, a journalist leader who ...

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Khaleda not confined, she can go back home anytime: PM 

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Accusing Khaleda Zia of staging a confinement drama, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said the BNP chief is not confined and ...

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11 vehicles torched; 243 arrested 

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At least 11 vehicles were torched in different places of the capital, Gazipur and Mymensingh on Sunday ahead of the BNP-led ...

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Bangladesh World Cup squad announced 

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The Bangladesh Squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in Australia and New Zealand have been announced. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) President Nazmul ...

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Dr Kamal for national unity to overcome political standoff 

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Observing that the country is now in a ‘deadlock’, Gono Forum president Dr Kamal Hossain stressed the need for forging a ...

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This is a bad sign for democracy: Badruddoja Chy 

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Police's attitude towards BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia augurs ill for democracy, says Bikalpadhara Bangladesh chief AQM Badruddoja Chowdhury.  He went to meet ...

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Boko Haram seizes army base in Nigeria town of Baga 

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The militant group Boko Haram has seized a town and key multinational military base in north-eastern Nigeria, officials and eyewitnesses say. A senator ...

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Khaleda says she will not back down from Jan 5 street protests 

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Khaleda Zia, who is ‘confined’ inside her office with a heavy police presence outside, has said her party will not back ...

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Police siege around Khaleda’s office bolstered 

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Police laid more barricades around BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s Gulshan political residence by placing 12 trucks early Monday. The sand-carrying trucks were placed ...

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2 JCD men gunned down in Natore 

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Two activists of pro-BNP Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) were shot dead and 15 others injured during a clash with Awami League ...

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Former Chief Justice Mustafa Kamal no more 

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Staff Reporter : Former Chief Justice Mustafa Kamal passed away on Sunday night at 3:00am in his Gulshan residence following heart attack. ...

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Khaleda at her office gate, trying to come out 

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Confined to her office since Saturday night, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Monday afternoon tried to come out of the besieged office. Khaleda ...

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Khaleda announces countrywide non-stop blockade 

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Having failed to come out of her office to join her alliance’s planned rally in the city, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on ...

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AL forms teams to resist blockade in city 

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The ruling Awami League has formed 16 teams to resist BNP’s blockade programme in the capital. Each team, comprising central leaders of ...

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Four women pedestrian crushed under truck in Comilla 

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Four women pedestrian were crushed to death under a truck at Punnomoti Noapara village in Burichong upazila on Tuesday morning. The deceased ...

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ETV chairman arrested 

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Detective Branch (DB) of police has arrested Abdus Salam, chairman of Ekushey Television (ETV), a popular private TV channel in the country. The ...

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`Khaleda Zia may be arrested` 

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risingbd.com:  Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu has said that BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia may be arrested in murder case.

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Farabi had link with Avijit murder: Rab 

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Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Monday claimed that arrested Shafiur Rahman Farabi, the prime suspect in the popular blogger Avijit Roy murder ...

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10 hurt in cocktail attack on Janata Bank bus 

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At least 10 people were hurt as miscreants hurled cocktails at a staff bus of Janata Bank in capital`s Jatrabari area ...

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2 vehicles torched in city 

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Miscreants set two private cars afire after vandalising those in the city’s Bijoynagar area on Monday afternoon on the second day ...

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Two trucks set afire in Joypurhat 

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Miscreants set two trucks afire in Puranapoil Railgate area on the Joypurhat-Hili road in Sadar upazila on Tuesday morning. Witnesses said a ...

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Hearing on Khaleda`s plea for withdrawal of arrest warrants now Wednesday 

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UNB, Dhaka: A special Dhaka court will now hear on Wednesday two petitions filed by Khaleda Zia seeking the withdrawal of ...

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72-hr hartal turns 120-hr one yet again 

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The BNP-led 20-party alliance on Tuesday once again extended its ongoing 72-hour nationwide hartal by 48 hours till 6am Friday to ...

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Khaleda won't appear before court: Lawyers 

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BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia will not appear before court on Wednesday to seek bail in Zia Orphanage and Zia Charitable Trust Fund ...

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Pakistan beats UAE by 129 runs in World Cup Pool B match 

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Pakistan finally joined the 300 club at the Cricket World Cup on Wednesday, scoring 339-6 and holding the United Arab Emirates to 210-8 ...

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Proceedings on Khaleda’s plea over her graft cases adjourned  

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The trial court on Wednesday adjourned the proceedings till April 5 on Khaleda Zia’s plea seeking to recall the arrest warrant ...

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Cricket World Cup: Bangladesh beats Scotland by 6 wkts 

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Bangladesh sealed the second win in the ICC Cricket World Cup to keep their quarterfinal hope alive beating Scotland by six wickets, ...

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15 burnt in Kishoreganj petrol bomb attack 

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Kishoreganj Correspondent: At least 15 people sustained burn injuries in a petrol bomb attack in the district on Wednesday night.  The incident happened ...

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Condemned convict Kamaruzzaman files review petition with SC 

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UNB, Dhaka: Infamous Al Badr operator M Kamaruzzaman, also incumbent assistant secretary general of Jamaat-e-Islami, on Thursday filed a petition with the ...

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South Korea US envoy Lippert `well` after knife attack 

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A militant Korean nationalist has slashed the face of the US ambassador to South Korea at a breakfast meeting in Seoul, but the envoy ...

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Diplomat held with gold at airport 

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Customs authorities detained a North Korean diplomat with gold at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on Thursday night. The detained diplomat is identified ...

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Dhoni, bowlers extend World Cup streak 

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India 185 for 6 (Dhoni 45*) beat West Indies 182 (Holder 57, Shami 3-35) by 4 wickets : India were given their first ...

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Bus-truck collision kills five in Bogra 

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Five people were killed and 10 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck at Gokul ...

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Land office set afire in Noakhali 

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UNB, Dhaka: Miscreants torched a local land office in Sadar upazila early Saturday, during the indefinite countrywide transport blockade, enforced by ...

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MH370: Missing Malaysia Airlines flight 'will be found' 

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Malaysia's transport minister says he is confident the missing MH370 airliner will be found in the Indian Ocean. Liow Tiong Lai said ...

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20-party calls yet another 72-hr hartal from Sunday 

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The BNP-led 20-party alliance on Saturday announced another 72-hour spell of nationwide hartal from 6am on Sunday alongside its ongoing countrywide indefinite ...

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SSC exams of March 8 & 10 postponed 

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The SSC and its equivalent examinations, scheduled for March 8 and 10, have been postponed on Saturday as the BNP-led 20-party alliance ...

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Manna put on fresh remand 

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UNB, Dhaka : A court here on Saturday put Nagorik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna on a 10-day fresh remand in ...

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Bus torched at Nikunja 

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Miscreants torched a bus at Nikunja-2 in the city’s Khilkhet area on Sunday morning on the first day of another 72-hour ...

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Australia moves into 2nd spot in Pool A with win v Sri Lanka 

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Sydney, Mar 8 (AP/UNB) - Australia moved into second place in Pool A with a 64-run win over Sri Lanka on ...

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SC fixes hearing on Kamaruzzaman`s review petition on April 1 

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The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Monday fixed April 1 for hearing death-row war criminal M Kamaruzzaman’s review petition against ...

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Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur drive Bangladesh to set England 

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Sport Desk: Mahmudullah Riyad and Mushfiqur Rahim made a highest-ever World Cup partnership for Bangladesh to set a 276-run target for England ...

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20-party relaxes hartal from 6am to 6pm Tuesday 

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The BNP-led 20-partry alliance on Monday relaxed its ongoing hartal for 12 hours from 6am to 6pm on Tuesday for the ...

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Concise statements on Nizami`s appeal now Mar 31 

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The Supreme Court (SC) has given time to both the state and defence until March 31 for submitting concise statements on ...

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India beats Ireland by 8 wickets to top World Cup Pool B 

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India beat Ireland by eight wickets at the Cricket World Cup on Tuesday, remaining unbeaten after five matches to clinch its place atop ...

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Another Bangladesh national among nine taken hostage by ISIS in Libya 

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Another Bangladeshi has been identified among the nine foreign nationals terrorist group ISIS has abducted in Libya. The foreign ministry earlier on Monday said ...

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Manna taken to DMCH 

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Nagorik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna was taken to the Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Tuesday night as he felt pain ...

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4 die in separate road accidents in Ashulia 

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Four people have died in separate road accidents in Ashulia of Savar. Two cow traders in a pick-up van died after ...

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Ferguson police chief Thomas Jackson quits 

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BBC Online: The police chief of Ferguson, Missouri, has agreed to resign after a federal report alleged widespread racial bias in ...

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Ferguson police shot during protest 

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Two police officers in Ferguson, a Missouri town hit by riots over the killing of an unarmed black teenager last year, have ...

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Salahuddin’s wife moves HC seeking her husband's whereabouts 

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A criminal petition was filed with the High Court on Thursday seeking a court direction on the government to produce BNP joint ...

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3 killed as train hits pickup van in Gazipur 

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Three people, including a college student, were killed and six others injured as a train crashed into a pickup van at a ...

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South Africa beats UAE by 146 runs in World Cup Pool B match 

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South Africa has secured a place in the World Cup quarterfinals after captain AB de Villiers smashed 99 in the team's ...

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3 die, many feared trapped as building collapses at Mongla 

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Bagerhat, Mar 12 (UNB) - Three workers died and many others were feared got trapped as the roof of an under-construction ...

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ICC CWC: Bangladesh scores 288/7 against New Zealand 

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Mahmudullah’s second successive century guided Bangladesh to score 288 for 7, the highest score for first time a side has batted 50 ...

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New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 3 wickets 

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New Zealand beat Bangladesh by three wickets at a last group stage match of Pool A in the ICC Cricket World ...

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Movement to continue: Khaleda 

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UNB, Dhaka: Reaffirming her alliance's stance that the ongoing movement will continue until it reaches its logical consequence, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia ...

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20-party calls fresh 72-hr hartal from Sunday 

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The BNP-led 20-party alliance on Saturday announced another 72-hour spell of nationwide hartal from 6am on Sunday, alongside its ongoing countrywide indefinite transport ...

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Taylor hits 138 in farewell innings; Zimbabwe 287 vs India 

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Brendan Taylor marked his last international appearance with an innings of 138 from 110 balls which lifted Zimbabwe to 287 as it ...

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Raina, Dhoni ensure clean slate 

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India 288 for 4 (Raina 110, Dhoni 85) beat Zimbabwe 287 (Taylor 138, Williams 50, Yadav 3-43, Mohit 3-48, Shami 3-48) by ...

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Myanmar ferry capsizes; 33 dead, at least a dozen missing 

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A crowded double-decker passenger ferry capsized in northwestern Myanmar after being slammed by huge waves, killing 33 people and leaving at least ...

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Iraqi Kurds say Islamic State used chlorine gas against them 

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Reuters:  Iraqi Kurdish authorities said on Saturday they had evidence that Islamic State had used chlorine gas as a chemical weapon against ...

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Charles, Carter fifties keep Windies alive 

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Johnson Charles and Jonathan Carter scored half centuries as West Indies kept alive their hopes of securing a World Cup quarter-finals ...

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54,481 students get pry scholarships 

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A total of 54,481 students obtained scholarships based on the results of the Primary Terminal Examinations held in November 2014. Primary and ...

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Journalist Saiful Islam Talukder passes away 

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Saiful Islam Talukder, the joint secretary general of Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists (BFUJ) and a special correspondent of the daily ‘Amader ...

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Pakistan beats Ireland, advances to World Cup quarterfinals 

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Adelaide, Mar 15 (AP/UNB) - Pakistan's disciplined pace bowlers restricted Ireland to 237 and then the batsmen took over to help claim a ...

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Narayanganj burn victim dies at DMCH 

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A young man who suffered burn injury in a fire that erupted following an explosion at an NGO office at Fatullah ...

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Court summons Khaleda, others in coalmine graft case 

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A court here on Monday summoned BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia, now on bail, and other accused in the Barapukuria coalmine graft ...

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BNP-Jamaat-backed lawyers sweep Supreme Court Bar Association elections  

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Pro-government lawyers have once again suffered defeat in the election to the Supreme Court Bar Association. The lawyers’ panel, backed by the ...

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BNP alliance calls fresh 48-hr hartal from Wednesday 

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The BNP-led 20-party alliance on Tuesday called a fresh 48-hour countrywide hartal from 6am Wednesday to 6am Friday demanding the safe return ...

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No choke: South Africa crushes Sri Lanka in World Cup QFs 

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Sydney, Mar 18 (AP/UNB)  The choker tag no longer burdens AB de Villiers and ...

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18 crude bombs recovered from DU campus 

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Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) recovered 18 crude bombs from Tin Netar Mazar (Three leaders’ mausoleum) at Doel Chattar on ...

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City Corporation polls in Dhaka, Chittagong on Apr 28 

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The Election Commission has announced the schedule for the City Corporation polls in Dhaka and Chittagong. Voting will be held on Apr ...

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India wins toss, bats first against Bangladesh in World Cup 

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Melbourne, Mar 19 (AP/UNB) - India captain Mahendrah Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to bat first against Bangladesh in ...

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Sharma ton guides India to set 303 for Tigers 

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Winning toss, India chose to bat first at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and scored 302 runs for 6 wickets. However, Bangladesh were ...

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Bangladesh out of World Cup losing to India by 109 runs 

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Bangladesh finished their ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 battle losing to India by 109 runs in the second quarter-final in Melbourne on ...

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Danish minister meets Khaleda 

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Visiting Danish Minister for Trade and Development Cooperation Mogens Jensen met BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia on Thursday night. The nearly-35 minute meeting ...

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Pakistan set 214-run target against Australia 

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Pakistan set a 214-run target against co-host Australia in the third quarterfinal of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq won ...

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Australia crush Pakistan by six wickets to set up semi-final clash with India 

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Shane Watson scored a half-century after being dropped on four to guide Australia to an emphatic six-wicket victory over Pakistan in Adelaide ...

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Fire at Ashuganj Power Station 

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Power generation in three units of Ashuganj Power Station Company Limited has been suspended as a fire broke out at a ...

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Guptill`s 237 drives New Zealand into semi-final 

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New Zealand 393 for 6 (Guptill 237*, Taylor 3-71) beat West Indies 250 (Gayle 61, Boult 4-44) by 143 runs ; A double-century in ...

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6 killed in Mymensingh road crash  

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At least six people were killed and two others injured when a truck rammed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Bhapkir intersection ...

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9 burned in Magura petrol bomb attack on truck 

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Nine sand workers suffered burn injuries in a petrol bomb attack on a truck at Moghirdal on Magura-Jessore highway in Sadar upazila ...

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Murder accused killed in city ‘gunfight’ with Rab 

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UNB, Dhaka: An accused in a murder case was killed in a 'gunfight' with members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at a ...

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Pentagon investigates 'IS online threat' to US military 

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BBC Online: The US defence department says it is investigating an online threat allegedly made by Islamic State (IS) to about 100 ...

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4 arson victims die at DMCH 

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Four people, who sustained burn injuries in separate petrol bomb attacks in Magura and Chandpur districts, died at the burn ...

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Singapore`s founding father Lee Kuan Yew dies at 91 

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BBC Online: Lee Kuan Yew, the statesman who transformed Singapore from a small port city into a wealthy global hub, has ...

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Suarez scores Clasico winner 

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Luis Suarez drilled in a brilliant second-half winner as Barcelona maintained control of the Spanish title race by beating Real Madrid ...

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RMG factory’s bus torched in Gazipur over death roumour 

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Workers set fire to a bus of a readymade garments (RMG) factory at Zirani on the Nabinagar-Kaliakoir road on Tuesday following ...

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New Zealand need 298 runs in 43 overs to beat SA 

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New Zealand were set 298-run target from 43 overs (D/L method) to win the rain-hit first semi-final of ICC Cricket World Cup ...

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New Zealand reach maiden World Cup final 

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New Zealand have reached the final of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 for the first time of the tournament history beating South ...

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Germanwings airliner 4U 9525 crashes in French Alps 

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BBC Online: An Airbus A320 airliner has crashed in the French Alps between Barcelonnette and Digne, French aviation officials and police have ...

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Another burnt in Magura arson attack dies at DMCH 

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Another victim of the arson attack on a sand-laden truck at Moghirdhal on the Magura-Jessore road in Sadar upazila of Magura ...

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Islamic State releases Bangladeshi hostages in Libya 

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Two Bangladeshis, who were in a group the terrorist group ISIS held hostage in Libya, have been released after 18 days, the ...

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UK MPs voice concern at ‘lack of open democratic process in BD’ 

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Bangladesh's current political issues, including the recent incidents of disappearances, came up for discussions as early day motion (EDM) in the ...

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City polls: Pro-BNP professionals for time extension to submit nominations 

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A pro-BNP professionals’ group on Wednesday placed a six-point demand to the Election Commission, including time extension to submit nomination papers ...

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Recording shows pilot locked out of Airbus cockpit before crash: NYT 

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(Reuters) - Cockpit voice recordings from the German jet that crashed in the Alps showed one of the pilots left the ...

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Australia set 329 for India 

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Australia set a 329-run target for India in the second Semi-Final of ICC World Cup in Sydney on Thursday. Australia scored 328 ...

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Australia knock India out to reach World Cup final 

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Australia knocked India out of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 beating the defending champions by 95 runs in the second Semi-Final ...

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Movement to continue alongside polls: BNP  

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Ctg BNP backs Manjur as mayoral candidate  

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Although the party is yet to make its stance on joining the polls clear, the city unit BNP on Thursday extended its ...

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Police to act against convicted aspirants 

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bdnews24.com : Police have indicated to spare no-one amid BNP leaders’ call to stop arresting and harassing their supporters in cases ...

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President hosts reception marking Independence Day  

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President Abdul Hamid and his wife Rashida Khanom on Thursday hosted a reception at Bangabhaban marking the country's 45th Independence and ...

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Ctg BNP backs Manjur as mayoral candidate 

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Although the party is yet to make its stance on joining the polls clear, the city unit BNP on Thursday extended its ...

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Saudi Arabia launches air strikes in Yemen 

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A coalition led by Saudi Arabia has launched air strikes against Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen, saying it is "defending the legitimate ...

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Awami League leader Haji Salim goes to India amid murmurs of polls sign-off 

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Ruling Awami League leader Haji Mohammad Salim has left for India amid murmurs that he might run for the office of mayor ...

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Germanwings plane crash: Co-pilot `wanted to destroy plane` 

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BBC Online: Andreas Lubitz, the young co-pilot believed to have caused Tuesday's Germanwings plane crash, started flying as a teenager. He ...

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New York buildings collapse after explosion in Manhattan 

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At least 19 people have been injured after an explosion caused two buildings to collapse in New York City. On Thursday afternoon, ...

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UN report outlines `devastating year` for Palestinians 

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Annual Humanitarian Overview finds more Palestinian civilians were killed in 2014 than any year since the 1967 war.  The year 2014 claimed ...

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7 DB members suspended in Comilla 

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Seven members of the Detective Branch (DB) of police have been suspended on charge of crossing Bangladesh border here on Thursday. The suspended ...

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N'ganj 'Astami Snan' stampede kills 10 

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At least 10 devotees were trampled to death and 30 others injured during 'Astami Snan', one of the major religious festivals ...

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Sri Lanka president`s brother dies in axe attack 

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A brother of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has died in hospital after being attacked with an axe on Thursday, police have ...

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BNP issues back-to-back statements clarifying blockade to continue 

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The BNP, which has been circulating statements to the media signed by leaders from undisclosed locations, issued a corrected statement on Saturday soon after ...

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Elliott and Taylor rebuild Kiwi innings 

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New Zealand middle order batsmen Grant Elliott and Ross Taylor are rebuilding the batting innings of their team after Australia stuck early and ...

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Dead body of Railway Minister`s brother recovered 

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bdnews24.com: Railways minister Md Mazibul Hoque’s elder brother has been found dead in  a lake in Dhaka. Former bureaucrat ABM Abdul Latif’s ...

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New Zealand all out for 183 

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New Zealand showed a poor batting performance and were all out for 183 runs in 45 overs in the final ...

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HSC exams of Apr 26, 28 postponed for city polls 

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The government has postponed the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations of all boards scheduled for April 26 and 28 ...

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20-party alliance calls 48-hr hartal; Dhaka, Ctg exempted 

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UNB, Dhaka: The BNP-led 20-party alliance on Sunday called a 48-hour countrywide hartal, excluding Dhaka and Chittagong cities, from 6am on ...

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Australia clinch 5th World Cup title 

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Australia heightened their winning records of ICC Cricket World Cup clinching the title for the fifth time. The Aussies beat New Zealand by seven ...

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Blogger stabbed dead in city 

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One month into the killing of popular blogger Avijit Roy, another blogger named Washiqur Rahman Babu was hacked to death allegedly ...

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Seven to die for killing Swechhasebok League leader 

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UNB, Dhaka:  A court here on Monday sentenced seven men to death and a woman to life imprisonment for killing a ...

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Govt behind Salahuddin’s disappearance: Pro-BNP professionals 

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Leaders of pro-BNP professional’s body Sammilita Peshajibi Parishad on Monday alleged that the inaction of the law enforcers in tracing BNP joint ...

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Woman, daughter hacked dead in Gazipur 

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A woman and her daughter were hacked to death in Kapasia upazila of the district on Monday night. The deceased were identified ...

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UN concerned over attacks on intellectuals in BD 

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UNB, Dhaka: The United Nations has expressed deep concern over attacks on different journalists and other intellectuals in Bangladesh in recent days. “…it's ...

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City Bank Opens new branch at Kanaipur in Faridpur 

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City Bank recently (Sunday, 29th March, 2015) opened a new branch at Kanaipur in Faridpur.  Rubel Aziz, Chairman of the bank inaugurated the ...

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BRTA deputy director`s wife hacked, burnt to death 

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The unidentified assailants brutally killed the wife of the Deputy Director of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) Sitangsu Shekhar Biswas after hacking ...

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HSC, equivalent exams begin amid blockade 

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The Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations of 2015 began across the country today amid the ongoing countrywide indefinite transport ...

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Mustafa Kamal resigns as ICC President 

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Bangladesh Planning Minister Mustafa Kamal has resigned from the post of the President of the International Cricket Council (ICC) protestation the injustices ...

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Mintoo, Pintu`s nominations turned down 

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UNB, Dhaka: The Election Commission (EC) cancelled the nomination papers of five mayoral contestants of the elections to Dhaka north and south ...

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Pilot killed as training aircraft catches fire in Rajshahi 

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UNB, Rajshahi: A female pilot was burned to death and another suffered burn injuries when a training aircraft caught fire at ...

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CPJ demands release of detained journalist Mizanur Rahman 

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The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has called on Bangladeshi authorities to release detained journalist Mizanur Rahman and probe allegations that he ...

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3 die ‘after eating bread’ in M’singh 

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UNB, Mymensingh: Three members of a family died ‘after eating wheat bread’ at Badam Miah village in Trisal upazila on Thursday morning. The ...

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Russian trawler sinks off Kamchatka with 54 dead 

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BBC Online: A Russian trawler has sunk off the Kamchatka peninsula, with 54 sailors so far confirmed dead. Sixty-three people have been ...

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Buriganga trawler capsize death toll now 8 

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The death toll from the trawler capsize in the Buriganga River at Aliganj Ghat in South Keraniganj rose to eight ...

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Kenya attack: 147 dead in Garissa University assault 

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BBC Online: At least 147 people, mostly students, have been killed in an assault by al-Shabab militants on a university in ...

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Iran nuclear talks: Obama hails 'historic' agreement 

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President Obama has hailed a deal restricting Iran's nuclear programme as a "historic understanding" which, if implemented, will make world safer. The framework ...

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Iran nuclear talks: Obama hails 'historic' agreement 

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President Obama has hailed a deal restricting Iran's nuclear programme as a "historic understanding" which, if implemented, will make world safer. The framework ...

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2 sibling construction workers killed in city road crash 

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Two sibling construction workers were killed and another injured when a bus ran over them at Moghbazar intersection in the city on ...

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Mintoo, Pintu finally lose nomination battle 

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UNB, Dhaka: The Dhaka Divisional Commissioner, the Appellate Authority, on Saturday upheld the returning officers’ decisions that declared invalid the nomination ...

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Khaleda gets bail in two graft cases; next hearing May 5 

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A Dhaka court on Sunday granted bail to BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia and two other accused in the Zia Charitable Trust and ...

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Khaleda returns to her Gulshan residence after 3 months 

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Ninety-two days after her stay in her Gulshan office, BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia returned to her Gulshan residence on Sunday following her ...

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Verdict on Kamaruzzaman’s review plea Monday 

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UNB, Dhaka:  The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court will deliver its judgment on Monday on the review petition filed by ...

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Mintoo moves HC challenging cancellation of nomination 

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BNP-backed candidate of Dhaka North City Corporation polls Abdul Awal Mintoo filed a writ with the High Court on Sunday challenging the ...

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SC upholds war criminal Kamaruzzaman`s death sentence 

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The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court on Monday rejected death-row war crimes convict Kamaruzzaman’s review petition against its previous verdict in ...

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Jamaat calls countrywide 48-hour hartal from Tuesday 

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UNB, Dhaka:  Jamaat-e-Islami has called a 48-hour countrywide hartal from Tuesday protesting the Supreme Court’s rejection of death-row war crimes convict Kamaruzzaman’s ...

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HC also rejects Mintoo’s appeal 

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The High Court on Monday rejected the writ petition filed by BNP-backed candidate of Dhaka North City Corporation polls Abdul Awal Mintoo ...

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UN demands access to Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus 

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The UN Security Council has demanded humanitarian access to the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk in Damascus. One UN official described the ...

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Mintoo now knocks at SC door 

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UNB, Dhaka: BNP-chairperson’s adviser Abdul Awal Mintoo filed a review petition with the Supreme Court on Tuesday against the High Court ...

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BD evacuates its 23 more nationals from Yemen 

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Bangladesh on Tuesday evacuated its 23 nationals with the help of India through air and seaway from war-torn Yemen, said an official from ...

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Embattled BAU VC quits 

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Vice Chancellor of the Bangladesh Agriculture University (BAU) Prof Dr Rafiqul Haque resigned on Tuesday following a month of agitation by a ...

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Bangladesh court orders life imprisonment for ULFA leader Ranjan Chowdhury in anti-terrorism case 

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A court in Bangladesh has sentenced Indian separatist outfit ULFA’s leader Ranjan Chowdhury and his associate Pradi Marak to life imprisonment. A Kishoreganj ...

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White police officer charged over unarmed black man`s death 

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BBC Online: A white South Carolina police officer has been charged with murder after video emerged of him shooting a black man ...

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ICT-2 receives full text of Kamaruzzaman verdict 

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UNB, Dhaka: The International Crimes Tribunal-2 here on Wednesday received the full text of the Supreme Court verdict upholding the death ...

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Prison authorities receive Kamaruzzaman verdict 

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Dhaka Central Jail authorities on Wednesday afternoon received the copy of the Supreme Court verdict rejecting the review plea sought by ...

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Faridpur bus crash kills 25, injures 21 

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Twenty-five people, including five women, were killed and 21 others injured as a bus crashed into roadside tress on the Faridpur-Barisal highway ...

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War criminal Kamaruzzaman to ‘think’ before deciding on mercy petition 

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Counsels of war criminal and death row convict Mohammad Kamaruzzaman have said their client will ‘think and decide’ about whether to ...

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UN urges Bangladesh to halt Kamaruzzaman’s execution 

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The United Nations has urged Bangladesh to halt the execution of war criminal Mohammad Kamaruzzaman. Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for ...

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Annisul gets Table Clock, Tabith Bus 

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The allocation of symbols among the mayoral aspirants of Dhaka North City Corporation(DNCC) and Dhaka South City Corporation(DSCC) elections started on Friday ...

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CCC polls: Nasir gets 'Elephant', Manjur 'Orange' 

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Returning officers on Friday distributed election symbols among the mayoral candidates of Chittagong City Corporation elections. Awami League-backed candidate AJM Nasir ...

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Khokon gets Hilsa symbol, Abbas mug 

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Awami League- backed mayoral candidate Sayeed Khokon has got Hilsa fish symbol and BNP-backed candidate Mirza Abbas has got mug for Dhaka ...

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Obama, Castro shake hands as U.S., Cuba seek better ties  

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(Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro shook hands on Friday at a summit in Panama, a symbolically charged ...

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Jail authorities ask family to meet death-row war criminal Kamaruzzaman 

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Jail authorities have asked the family of death-row war criminal Mohammad Kamaruzzaman to meet him. His son Hasan Iqbal told that they ...

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Kamaruzzaman walks to gallows 

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Staff Reporter : Jamaat-e-Islami leader and former Al Badr commander Muhammad Kamaruzzaman was executed at Dhaka Central Jail on Saturday for committing ...

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5 killed in Tangail road crash 

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Five people were killed and 15 others injured when a bus was hit by a truck at Charpara in Mirzapur upazila ...

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10 go missing as trawler sinks in Shitalakkhya river 

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Ten people went missing as a trawler carrying 50-60 people capsized in the Shitalakkhya River in Kaliganj upazila on Sunday. Locals said the ...

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Political turmoil cost Bangladesh $2.2 billion in three months of 2015: World Bank 

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bdnews24.com: The political turmoil in the first quarter of 2015 cost Bangladesh one percent of its GDP, or $ 2.2 billion, ...

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Jamaat-Shibir men torch three vehicles in Chittagong 

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Activists of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami and Islami Chhatra Shibir set three vehicles afire at Sholoshahar Mayor Goli in Pnachlaish area in the city ...

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Pak national cricket team arrives in city 

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The Pakistan national cricket team, led by new ODI captain Azhar Ali, arrived in the capital Monday noon to play a ...

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BD has decisions to make on its own, US says on war crimes trial 

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Supporting the ongoing war crimes trial in Bangladesh, the United States (US) has said Bangladesh has decisions to make on its own. “…but ...

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Khaleda urges people to stage ballot revolution 

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UNB, Dhaka - BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia on Tuesday urged the voters of three city corporations to make a silent revolution ...

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Interpol issues `red corner` notice against BNP leader Tarique Rahman 

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The Interpol has issued a 'red corner' notice for arrest of BNP Senior Vice Chairman Tarique Rahman, a prime accused in ...

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Women sexually assaulted at Dhaka University amid Bengali New Year celebrations 

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Several women have been sexually assaulted by a group of rouge youths at Dhaka University when they went there to join the ...

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In setback, Obama concedes Congress role on Iran deal 

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(Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama conceded on Tuesday that Congress will have the power to review a nuclear deal with ...

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Hundreds of migrants feared drowned off Libya 

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About 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized off Libya, survivors have told Save the Children. The Italian coast guard had ...

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Appellate Division to hear Salauddin, Mujaheed’s appeals on Apr 28 

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The Appellate Division will hear appeals by war criminals Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujaheed and Salauddin Quader Chowdhury against their death sentences on Apr ...

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Rangpur Medical College closed after BCL infighting 

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Authorities on Wednesday declared Rangpur Medical College closed for an indefinite period following a clash between two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League ...

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7 killed in Rampura 2-storey shanty collapse 

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UNB, Dhaka:  At least seven people were killed as a two-storey shanty collapsed in the city’s East Rampura area on Wednesday. Police said ...

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Truck- human hauler collision kills 5 in Barisal 

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Five people were killed and five others injured in a collision between a truck and a human hauler (locally called Mahindra) in ...

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28 fishermen abducted in Bay 

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UNB, Cox’s Bazar : Pirates kidnapped 28 fishermen along with their trawler from the Bay of Bengal in Maheshkhali upazila early Thursday. The ...

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Muggers snatch Tk 16 lakh shooting trader in city 

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Muggers snatched Tk 16 lakh after shooting a fruits trader at Badamtoli under Kotwali police station in Old Dhaka on Thursday. The fruits ...

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2 bullet-hit bodies found in Jessore 

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Police recovered bullet-hit bodies of two people from Arpara in sadar uapzila on Friday morning. The deceased were identified as Joynal Tarafdar, ...

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Double tons from Tamim, Mushfiqur set 330 for Pakistan 

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Two centuries from opener Tamim Iqbal and middle order batsman Mishfiqur Rahim led Bangladesh to pile up a huge total of 329 ...

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Bangladesh thrash Pakistan after 16 years 

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 Bangladesh bagged a comfortable 79-run victory against Pakistan in the first One Day International of a three-match series in Dhaka on Friday, ...

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Shots fired at AL Presdium Member Kazi Zafarullah’s rally in Faridpur, 7 including police OC injured 

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At least seven people, including the local police OC, have been injured with shots being fired during a rally of Awami ...

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Khaleda rejuvenates pro-BNP candidates joining electioneering 

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BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia finally joined the electioneering for her party-backed candidates of the April 28 city polls by carrying out ...

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337 Bangladeshis return home from war-torn Yemen 

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Staff Reporter : Three hundred and thirty seven Bangladeshis, who trapped in war-torn Yemen, returned home on early Sunday.  Two special fights of ...

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Nor’wester claims eight lives in Kishoreganj, Mymensingh 

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A powerful storm sweeping across the greater Mymensingh region on Saturday has left eight people dead. Officials said the Nor’wester left hundreds ...

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Sarkar falls early in chase of 240 

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Bangladesh opener Soumya Sarkar departed early while chasing a 240-run target against Pakistan in the second One Day International of a three-match ...

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Tamim`s successive century seals series against Pakistan 

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Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal hit back-to-back century against touring Pakistan to seal the three-match One Day International series thrashing the visitors by 7 ...

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Bangladeshi among the rescued from sunken boat in Mediterranean off Libya 

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Khaleda`s motorcade comes under attack at Karwanbazar 

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 BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s motorcade came under an attack by miscreants during her electioneering in the city’s Karwanbazar area in favour of ...

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Attack on Khaleda’s motorcade: AL leader sues 100  

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A case has been filed against 100 unnamed people, including BNP Chairperson’s Security Force (CSF) members, for attacking Awami ...

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Former Egyptian president Mursi jailed for 20 years 

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(Reuters) - Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Mursi was sentenced to 20 years in prison on charges arising from the killing of ...

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Savar bank looting: 8 killed in bomb blasts 

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At least eight people were killed and some others injured when robbers blasted bombs and looted a private bank in Ashulia area ...

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3 killed as truck falls into ditch in Keraniganj  

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Three people were killed and two others injured as a truck fell into a ditch at Dalimpur Sonahajra in Nawabganj upazila ...

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Khaleda`s motorcade attacked yet again 

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