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Bdnews24.com
Air becomes ‘extremely unhealthy’ in Bangladesh cities during winterIt’s how Department of Environment’s Clean Air and Sustainable Environment (CAS
Air becomes ‘extremely unhealthy’ in Bangladesh cities during winter
Bdnews24.com / Posted 2 hours ago
It’s how Department of Environment’s Clean Air and Sustainable Environment (CASE) project Director SM Manzurul Hannan Khan describes the winter in Bangladesh’s capital city, Dhaka. Not only in Dhaka, the level of harmful particles in the air... Read more
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The Hindu
12th South Asian Games 2016: Young Indian team keen to regain goldIndia will look to draw inspiration from the recent success in the SAFF Cup as
12th South Asian Games 2016: Young Indian team keen to regain gold
The Hindu / Posted 9 hours ago
India will look to draw inspiration from the recent success in the SAFF Cup as it hopes to regain the men’s gold in the South Asian Games. India takes on Sri Lanka in the first match here on Saturday, aiming to book a semifinal berth in the... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Sarees at Dhaka museum could be of newly woven muslinThe sarees, made using 300 counts (1 count = 1 metre a gram) of yarn, are on di
Sarees at Dhaka museum could be of newly woven muslin
Bdnews24.com / Posted 11 hours ago
The sarees, made using 300 counts (1 count = 1 metre a gram) of yarn, are on display at a month-long exhibition, ‘Muslin Revival’, that commenced at the National Museum on Friday. Old muslin dresses from Germany, France, Switzerland and the UK, too,... Read more
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Deepika
Sports News DetailClick here for detailed news of all itemsIndia set for rich medal haul at SAG t
Sports News Detail
Deepika / Posted 11 hours ago
Click here for detailed news of all itemsIndia set for rich medal haul at SAG tomorrowGuwahati: India are poised to begin their South Asian Games campaign in a resounding manner with the country's wrestlers, weightlifters and swimmers expected to... Read more
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dna
India set for rich medal haul at South Asian Games on SaturdayIndia are poised to begin their South Asian Games campaign in a resounding mann
India set for rich medal haul at South Asian Games on Saturday
dna / Posted 12 hours ago
India are poised to begin their South Asian Games campaign in a resounding manner with the country's wrestlers, weightlifters and swimmers expected to grab most of the medals on offer on the first day of competitions in Guwahati on Saturday. Indians... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
January 23, 2016Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina consoles the family members of Awami League leader
January 23, 2016
Bdnews24.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina consoles the family members of Awami League leader MA Aziz at their house in Old Dhaka’s Bakshi Bazar on Saturday afternoon. The acting president of the ruling party Dhaka Metropolitan unit died from a massive... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Home Minister Kamal says policemen involved in Babul’s death will be punishedHe was commenting Friday on the incident of a tea-seller dying of burn wounds r
Home Minister Kamal says policemen involved in Babul’s death will be punished
Bdnews24.com / Posted 14 hours ago
He was commenting Friday on the incident of a tea-seller dying of burn wounds received during an alleged attempt of extortion by policemen. “The policemen involved in the incident will be brought to justice.” Focusing on the recent police excesses,... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
PM Hasina says she will now take medical treatment only in BangladeshShe made the remarks after a health check-up at Gazipur’s Sheikh Fazilatunnesa
PM Hasina says she will now take medical treatment only in Bangladesh
Bdnews24.com / Posted 14 hours ago
She made the remarks after a health check-up at Gazipur’s Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib Memorial KPJ Specialized Hospital on Friday. She was happy with the services provided at the hospital. ”Please do not take me abroad if I fall sick. Don’t take me... Read more
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New Kerala
Bangladesh beat Nepal to reach U-19 World CupDhaka, Feb 5 : Bangladesh prevailed over Nepal by six wickets on Friday to book
Bangladesh beat Nepal to reach U-19 World Cup
New Kerala / Posted 16 hours ago
Dhaka, Feb 5 : Bangladesh prevailed over Nepal by six wickets on Friday to book a semi-final berth in the Under-19 cricket World Cup. Electing to bat first, skipper Raju Rijal (72) cracked a fine half-century to help Nepal to 211 for 9 at the... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Children enjoy their hearts out on the first Friday of Amar Ekushey Book FairFriday being a holiday for school children, the organising committee of the fai
Children enjoy their hearts out on the first Friday of Amar Ekushey Book Fair
Bdnews24.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Friday being a holiday for school children, the organising committee of the fair had already dedicated the first part of the fair from 11am to 1pm for children. A painting competition was organised earlier from 8am. The competition was inaugurated... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
AL leader Suranjit demands punishment for culprits in tea-seller death within a monthMatubbor, a tea-seller in Dhaka, died on Thursday from burns after police alleg
AL leader Suranjit demands punishment for culprits in tea-seller death within a month
Bdnews24.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Matubbor, a tea-seller in Dhaka, died on Thursday from burns after police allegedly attacked him on Wednesday, causing an oil spill from a stove. Speaking at a discussion in Dhaka, Sengupta said that it was a “sensational incident.” “Police in whom... Read more
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The Star
Bangladesh's The Daily Star earns kudos on its 25th anniversaryDHAKA: Dignitaries from Bangladesh and Asian publishers and editors have hailed
Bangladesh's The Daily Star earns kudos on its 25th anniversary
The Star / Posted 17 hours ago
DHAKA: Dignitaries from Bangladesh and Asian publishers and editors have hailed the country's top English media, The Daily Star, for its unflinching commitment for journalism and the development of the country. At The Daily Star's 25th anniversary... Read more
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New Kerala
Mehidy and Zakir carry Bangladesh to its first-ever semi-finalDhaka, Feb 5 : Host Bangladesh defeated a valiant Nepal by six wickets after a
Mehidy and Zakir carry Bangladesh to its first-ever semi-final
New Kerala / Posted 18 hours ago
Dhaka, Feb 5 : Host Bangladesh defeated a valiant Nepal by six wickets after a tense run-chase to storm into the semi-finals of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2016 on Friday, giving the nation its maiden appearance in the last four of a world... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
President Hamid urges media not to let outsiders meddle in their affairsHe made the call at an event in Dhaka on Friday, marking the 25th anniversary o
President Hamid urges media not to let outsiders meddle in their affairs
Bdnews24.com / Posted 18 hours ago
He made the call at an event in Dhaka on Friday, marking the 25th anniversary of the Daily Star. The president urged journalists to refrain from ‘one-sided’ criticism and said it should be constructive. “You have to practise self-censorship and... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Shah Ali Police Station OC withdrawn from duty over Dhaka tea-seller’s death“OC AKM Shahin Mondol has been withdrawn and attached to Rajarbagh Police Lines
Shah Ali Police Station OC withdrawn from duty over Dhaka tea-seller’s death
Bdnews24.com / Posted 19 hours ago
“OC AKM Shahin Mondol has been withdrawn and attached to Rajarbagh Police Lines following an order by the police commissioner,” Dhaka Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner Maruf Hossain told bdnews24.com on Friday. The move follows the withdrawal... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Hamid urges media not to let outsiders meddle in their affairsHe made the call at an event in Dhaka on Friday, marking the 25th anniversary o
Hamid urges media not to let outsiders meddle in their affairs
Bdnews24.com / Posted 20 hours ago
He made the call at an event in Dhaka on Friday, marking the 25th anniversary of the Daily Star. The president urged journalists to refrain from ‘one-sided’ criticism and said it should be constructive. “You have to practise self-censorship and... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
A truck breakdown halts traffic on the Dhaka-Chittagong HighwayPolice said the loaded Dhaka-bound truck developed a fault on the Meghna Bridge
A truck breakdown halts traffic on the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway
Bdnews24.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Police said the loaded Dhaka-bound truck developed a fault on the Meghna Bridge around 9am on Friday, resulting in a long tailback. Kamruzzaman, Sub-Inspector at Bhaberchar Police Post, said traffic resumed about half an hour later. However,... Read more
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dna
U-19 World Cup: Nepal reach 211/9 against Bangladesh in quarterfinalThe Nepal Under-19 cricket team put up a resilient fight to reach 211/9 against
U-19 World Cup: Nepal reach 211/9 against Bangladesh in quarterfinal
dna / Posted 23 hours ago
The Nepal Under-19 cricket team put up a resilient fight to reach 211/9 against Bangladesh in the first quarterfinal at Dhaka on Friday. Winning the toss and choosing to bat first, Nepal were in early trouble as opener Sandeep Sunar and No 3... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Old students of once-elite Residential Model School plan reunion Feb 12Organisers say they hope to bring together nearly 5,000 – in a fun-filled get-t
Old students of once-elite Residential Model School plan reunion Feb 12
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
Organisers say they hope to bring together nearly 5,000 – in a fun-filled get-together of old and present students, with the former joining with their families, on the school’s campus at Mohammadpur. The day-long event will start with an 8am... Read more
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dna
PM Modi to inaugurate 12th South Asian Games in Guwahati todayPostponed several times due to a variety of reasons, the much-delayed but the b
PM Modi to inaugurate 12th South Asian Games in Guwahati today
dna / Posted yesterday
Postponed several times due to a variety of reasons, the much-delayed but the biggest South Asian Games ever begin here today with hosts India expected to stamp their superiority in the regional spectacle. The 12-day Games, featuring 2,500 athletes... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Tea-seller burnt in 'police attack' dies in Dhaka hospitalBabul Matubbor, of Mirpur’s Shah Ali area, was rushed to the Intensive Care Uni
Tea-seller burnt in 'police attack' dies in Dhaka hospital
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
Babul Matubbor, of Mirpur’s Shah Ali area, was rushed to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after he was brought to Dhaka Medical College Hospital at around 1:30am Thursday. The 45-year-old had suffered 90% burns, said Burn Unit doctor Partha Sankar... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
US EXIM Bank chief sees more opportunity for American investment in BangladeshThe amount was over $650 million, Fred Hochberg wrote in an op-ed circulated to
US EXIM Bank chief sees more opportunity for American investment in Bangladesh
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
The amount was over $650 million, Fred Hochberg wrote in an op-ed circulated to media. He sees “more opportunity for investment in the future”. Hochberg, who is heading the export credit in his second term, is visiting Dhaka as part of his... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
BIMSTEC can benefit from common heritage: HistorianKenneth Hall of Ball State University, who wrote a book on pre 15th century Sou
BIMSTEC can benefit from common heritage: Historian
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
Kenneth Hall of Ball State University, who wrote a book on pre 15th century South and Southeast Asian history and culture, was delivering a lecture in Dhaka on Sunday. He said this region had a rich history of shared culture with people’s movements... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
PM Hasina pledges more development projects for ChittagongShe has also promised to return soon to Chittagong to address a mass rally. Th
PM Hasina pledges more development projects for Chittagong
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
She has also promised to return soon to Chittagong to address a mass rally. The prime minister launched two other projects in the city on Saturday. She urged the leaders and activists of Awami League to strengthen the party. "I will come again and... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Four policemen withdrawn from duty over death of tea-sellerThe action was taken hours after the death of tea-seller Babul Matubbor. Matub
Four policemen withdrawn from duty over death of tea-seller
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
The action was taken hours after the death of tea-seller Babul Matubbor. Matubbor was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Wednesday night and died at its Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at around 1:30 pm on Thursday. The withdrawn policemen are... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
February 02, 2016Md Obaidul Haq, aka Abu Taher, and Ataur Rahman Noni being taken to the Interna
February 02, 2016
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
Md Obaidul Haq, aka Abu Taher, and Ataur Rahman Noni being taken to the International Crimes Tribunal from the Dhaka Central Jail in this prison van for the verdict in their war crimes trial. Both men have been sentenced to death. Photo: tanvir... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Bangladesh now capable of doing big projects on its own, says HasinaSheikh Hasina said in Parliament on Wednesday, “We’ve achieved the capability t
Bangladesh now capable of doing big projects on its own, says Hasina
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
Sheikh Hasina said in Parliament on Wednesday, “We’ve achieved the capability to implement big projects with our own funds.” Her statement came in response to a question by Fazlur Rahman, ruling Awami League MP in Sunamganj-4, whether the Padma... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Minister ponders odd-even number plan for DhakaHe expressed his intent on Wednesday while talking to reporters at a drive that
Minister ponders odd-even number plan for Dhaka
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
He expressed his intent on Wednesday while talking to reporters at a drive that Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) launched to end anarchy in the public transport service. “These cars are spreading like fungus on the entire city. We are... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Public university teachers extend cease-work suspension till Feb 23AHM Maksud Kamal, secretary general of the Federation of Bangladesh University
Public university teachers extend cease-work suspension till Feb 23
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
AHM Maksud Kamal, secretary general of the Federation of Bangladesh University Teachers’ Association (FBUTA), announced the decision on Thursday after a meeting of the body representing teachers of 37 public universities. The teachers, complaining... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
MP demands home minister’s statement in Parliament over 'despicable' police actionJatiya Party MP Pir Fazlur Rahman’s demand on Thursday followed reports on the
MP demands home minister’s statement in Parliament over 'despicable' police action
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
Jatiya Party MP Pir Fazlur Rahman’s demand on Thursday followed reports on the death of a tea-seller in alleged police attack. Police have been facing sharp criticism over recent activities including the beating up of two public servants and a woman... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Charge framing hearing against cricketer Shahadat Hossain, wife on Feb 22A Dhaka court has fixed the date after it accepted the charges police pressed a
Charge framing hearing against cricketer Shahadat Hossain, wife on Feb 22
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
A Dhaka court has fixed the date after it accepted the charges police pressed against the pace bowler and his wife Jesmin Jahan. The couple, who are now in bail, appeared before the court during Thursday’s hearing. In September last year, Hossain... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
India will ‘whole-heartedly’ support Sheikh Hasina’s government: Sushma Swaraj“On every platform, India will extend support to Sheikh Hasina’s government who
India will ‘whole-heartedly’ support Sheikh Hasina’s government: Sushma Swaraj
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
“On every platform, India will extend support to Sheikh Hasina’s government whole-heartedly”, she said, when Bangladesh’s state minister for foreign affairs Md Shahriar Alam called on her in New Delhi on Thursday, the foreign ministry said. They... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Five policemen of Shah Ali Station suspended over death of tea-seller in alleged attackAmid a swathe of reaction and public outburst throughout the day, Dhaka Metropo
Five policemen of Shah Ali Station suspended over death of tea-seller in alleged attack
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
Amid a swathe of reaction and public outburst throughout the day, Dhaka Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner Maruf Hossain Sarder spoke to bdnews24.com about the suspension on Thursday night. The suspended policemen are sub-inspectors Sridham... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
‘Drug dealers’, not police, accused in case over tea-seller’s deathThe police, the family said, provided no help in taking the victim to hospital
‘Drug dealers’, not police, accused in case over tea-seller’s death
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
The police, the family said, provided no help in taking the victim to hospital but instead rushed them into filing the case. The men accused in the case, filed by the victim’s daughter Roksana Akhter in the early hours of Thursday, are ‘local drug... Read more
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dna
Indian archers aim for 'Gold Rush' at South Asian Games | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & AnalysisA strong Indian archery contingent will look to grab all the 10 gold medals on
Indian archers aim for 'Gold Rush' at South Asian Games | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis
dna / Posted yesterday
A strong Indian archery contingent will look to grab all the 10 gold medals on offer when they open their campaign with the qualification round in the 12th South Asian Games at the Jawaharlal Sports Complex Polo Ground in Shillong on Friday. Former... Read more
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Time
Bangladesh Will Pay for ‘Tree Man’ SurgeryThe government of Bangladesh will pay the surgery costs for a man with a rare d
Bangladesh Will Pay for ‘Tree Man’ Surgery
Time / Posted yesterday
The government of Bangladesh will pay the surgery costs for a man with a rare disease that caused bark-like warts to sprout on his hands and legs. Abul Bajandar, who suffers from a rare disease called epidermodysplasia verruciformi, will undergo... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Nepal-fever takes hold of DhakaEven as Nepal continues to recover from last year's devastating earthquake, the
Nepal-fever takes hold of Dhaka
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted yesterday
Even as Nepal continues to recover from last year's devastating earthquake, the country has one eye fixed on a group of young boys who have taken the Under-19 World Cup by storm, and are daring to go all the way Fans of Nepal have been a regular... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Saif Hassan, the patient run-mongerSaif Hassan has received some flak from the crowd for his defensive approach, b
Saif Hassan, the patient run-monger
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted yesterday
Saif Hassan has received some flak from the crowd for his defensive approach, but he is simply fulfilling a role he is excellently suited for to give Bangladesh Under-19s a chance to win a World Cup at home Saif Hassan (right) has taken some flak... Read more
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New Kerala
Captain, coach wanted five pacers in World T20 squad: BCB selectorDhaka, Feb 4 : Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief selector Faruque Ahmed has
Captain, coach wanted five pacers in World T20 squad: BCB selector
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Dhaka, Feb 4 : Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) chief selector Faruque Ahmed has said that captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza and coach Chandika Hathurusingha wanted five pacers in the national squad for the upcoming World Twenty20 tournament. The BCB on... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
City of blinding brake lightsOur correspondent snarls as the traffic does likewise around him, and struggles
City of blinding brake lights
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 2 days ago
Our correspondent snarls as the traffic does likewise around him, and struggles with limited vegetarian meal options Traffic is Dhaka, Dhaka is traffic January 25 To get to Dhaka from Bangalore I had to fly via Kolkata. I wasn't expecting a cricket... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Kamindu Mendis - Sri Lanka's ambidextrous assetKamindu Mendis can bowl orthodox left-arm spin. He can bowl right-arm off spin
Kamindu Mendis - Sri Lanka's ambidextrous asset
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 2 days ago
Kamindu Mendis can bowl orthodox left-arm spin. He can bowl right-arm off spin as well. He is also a handy batsman. And his unique skills were on show against Pakistan Kamindu Mendis can switch hands both with the bat and ball On the first ball of... Read more
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New Kerala
Bangladesh bring in Rony, Nurul for World T20Dhaka, Feb 3 : Bangladesh have drafted young pacer Abu Haider Rony and wicketke
Bangladesh bring in Rony, Nurul for World T20
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Dhaka, Feb 3 : Bangladesh have drafted young pacer Abu Haider Rony and wicketkeeper-batsman Nurul Hasan to their squad for the World Twenty20. Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced a 15-strong squad on Wednesday. The selectors recalled another... Read more
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New Kerala
Activists protest 'denial of rights' to disabled travellersKolkata, Feb 3 : Disability rights activists launched a sit-in demonstration he
Activists protest 'denial of rights' to disabled travellers
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Kolkata, Feb 3 : Disability rights activists launched a sit-in demonstration here on Wednesday to protest against the "denial of basic human rights" to disabled citizens by airline staff following a recent incident where an air carrier's ground crew... Read more
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express
Wife has acid thrown in her face in brutal fight over dowry ‘bride payment’ A WOMAN has been left with severe burns after acid was thrown in her face in
Wife has acid thrown in her face in brutal fight over dowry ‘bride payment’
express / Posted 2 days ago
A WOMAN has been left with severe burns after acid was thrown in her face in a vicious row over payment for a marriage. The young woman was the victim of a horrific acid... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Bangladesh summoned Pakistan�s high commissionerDHAKA: Bangladesh summoned on Tuesday Pakistan’s high commissioner to lodge a p
Bangladesh summoned Pakistan�s high commissioner
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
DHAKA: Bangladesh summoned on Tuesday Pakistan’s high commissioner to lodge a protest after a Bangladeshi official in Islamabad was detained for four hours, two Dhaka officials said, amid a worsening diplomatic row between the two countries. Weeks... Read more
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New Kerala
Bangladesh Foreign Secy- Doval discuss terrorismNew Delhi, Feb. 2 : Bangladesh Foreign Secretary M Shahidul Haque, who is on a
Bangladesh Foreign Secy- Doval discuss terrorism
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
New Delhi, Feb. 2 : Bangladesh Foreign Secretary M Shahidul Haque, who is on a two day visit to India, on Tuesday, called on National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and discussed issues pertaining to security and terrorism. Briefing the media here... Read more
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Daily Mail
Young woman has ACID thrown in her face by her husband in BangladeshHorror as a young woman has ACID thrown in her face by her husband in Banglades
Young woman has ACID thrown in her face by her husband in Bangladesh
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Horror as a young woman has ACID thrown in her face by her husband in Bangladesh after a row over their dowry Jesmin Akter, 23, was admitted to hospital in Dhaka with severe burns Her husband threw acid onto her face following a row over her... Read more
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The Hindu
Joint task force to discuss India’s access to Chittagong portIndia and Bangladesh are expected to discuss India’s access to the Chittagong p
Joint task force to discuss India’s access to Chittagong port
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
India and Bangladesh are expected to discuss India’s access to the Chittagong port as part of their discussions under the joint task force set up to deepen maritime cooperation, visiting Bangladesh Foreign Secretary M.Shahidul Haque said here on... Read more
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FOX News
Man to have 11 pounds of bark-like warts removedA father and former bicycle puller is gearing up for major surgery at the Dhaka
Man to have 11 pounds of bark-like warts removed
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
A father and former bicycle puller is gearing up for major surgery at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital in Bangladesh to remove more than 11 pounds of bark-like warts on his hands and feet that have earned him the nickname "tree man." The... Read more
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FOX News
Man to have 11 pounds of bark-like warts removedA father and former bicycle puller is gearing up for major surgery at the Dhaka
Man to have 11 pounds of bark-like warts removed
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
A father and former bicycle puller is gearing up for major surgery at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital in Bangladesh to remove more than 11 pounds of bark-like warts on his hands and feet that have earned him the nickname "tree man." The... Read more
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