Feb 6 2016 13 dead after Taiwan quake fells buildings

Relatives of missing residents from a 16-storey apartment complex felled by a powerful earthquake in Taiwan that killed 13 people were praying for miracles yesterday as rescuers scoured the rubble for survivors. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Feb 6 2016 Allotees to pay hefty price

Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha would not be able to hand over flats of Uttara Apartment Project to the owners on time and buyers, existing and potential, would literally have to pay for the delays. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Feb 6 2016 “If you want to know about South Asian Art, this is the place to be”

The third Dhaka Art Summit is in full swing at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, and will continue till 9pm tomorrow. The Daily Star caught up with the mastermind of this massive international event, the founder of the Samdani Art Foundation. [Read More]

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Feb 6 2016 Nestle pins hopes on rising consumer class

Bangladesh sees a rising consumer class due to more than 6 percent annual economic growth and improvements in the country’s [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Feb 6 2016 Bhutan gets its crown prince

Bhutan’s royal couple yesterday announced the birth of their first child, a baby prince, delighting the remote Himalayan kingdom where the monarchy is revered. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Feb 6 2016 “Newspapers reflect the very conscience of a people”

ASSALAMU Alaikum. Rokia Afzal Rahman, respected chairperson of the celebration of 25th anniversary of The Daily Star, Mahfuz Anam, Editor of The Daily Star, invited distinguished guests from home and abroad, honoured representatives of the media and ladies and gentlemen. [Read More]

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Feb 6 2016 Mustafiz to play in IPL for Hyderabad

Bangladesh pace sensation Mustafizur Rahman’s success stories seem to have no end. His fabulous success with the national team in 2015 made him one of the most sought-after young cricketers all around the world, with Indian Premier League (IPL) side Sunrisers Hyderabad offering him a contract. He has now become the sixth Bangladeshi cricketer to [...]

 

Feb 6 2016 The tale of "Rahmat Ali"

I am sharing this story on occasion of Amir-ul-Islam’s 80th birthday, which took place on February 2. Arun Bhattacharjee, author of a [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Feb 6 2016 Great effort, yet some concern

Begging is not what Shahidul Islam wanted to do for a living. In fact, he always considered this particular way of making a living disgraceful, and wanted to earn his livelihood through decent means. [Read More]

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Source: The Daily Star

 

Feb 6 2016 Export to India at high risk

India has launched an anti-dumping investigation into imports of jute goods from Bangladesh to see whether the export prices are set below fair market prices.
In October, the Directorate General of Anti-Dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) under India’s commerce ministry opened the probe as part of its plan to impose anti-dumping duty on jute items imported [...]

 
 
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