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2016-02-01 12:15:00
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Gaibandha, Bangladesh. February 01, 2016. [DrikNEWS] – A mild to moderate cold wave sweeping Gaibandha, coupled with dense fog, has affected life in general. The number of patients with cold-related diseases, especially children, is increasing in hospitals and health centres. The working classes have been hit badly as they lack warm clothes to fight the biting cold. Dense fog has hampered the movement of buses and trains in Gaibandha. Here too, the district and upazila health complexes are swa...
2016-04-14 17:17:00
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Kurigram, Bangladesh. April 14, 2016. [DrikNEWS] – The nation has celebrated Pohela Boishakh, the first day of Bangla New Year 1423, amid much enthusiasm and traditional festivity. To mark the day, thousands of people have thronged the streets and different places in the capital and elsewhere across the country. Men in traditional payjama and punjabi and women in white and red saris joined the celebrations along with children in colourful attires, streaming through streets as the first light o...
2016-04-13 14:33:00
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Gaibandha, Bangladesh. April 13, 2016. [DrikNEWS] - A human chain was organized by the journalists of Gaibandha at the D.B. Road of Gaibandha today to protest the murder of photographer and Drik official Md. Irfanul Islam who was abducted, and murdered, on April 2, 2016. The protesters blocked the busy DB Road for 5 minutes after the human chain. People of all walks spontaneously participated in the event. Chairman of Gaibandha Press Club K M Rezaul Haque and general secretary Abu Jafar Abu gave...
2016-03-13 16:30:00
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Bagerhat, Bangladesh. March 13, 2016 [DrikNEWS] - The National Committee to Protect Oil-Gas, Natural Resources and Power-Port started its four-day long march from the capital towards the Sundarbans to press home their seven-point demand, including cancellation of the government’s move to set up the 1320-MW coal-fired power plant at Rampal in the Sundarbans. The ‘Save the Sundarbans’ long march reached Katakhali of Bagerhat by Khulna-Mongla road today afternoon. Professor Anu Mohammad, memb...
2015-11-02 10:07:00
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Tokyo, Japan. November 02, 2015. [DrikNEWS] – Within the past ten years, Japan as a whole has shown a gradual increase of interest in Halloween, and with that an increase in commercial hype. Scenery, visuals and costumes that used to only be available for spectating at Tokyo Disneyland have become more common, but not as one might come to expect from western countries. Photos: Anis Khandakar/DrikNEWS ...
2015-11-13 16:08:00
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Tokyo, Japan. November 13, 2015. [DrikNEWS] - The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO declared Mount Fuji an U.N. agency’s prestigious World Heritage list. Japan’s highest and most celebrated peak was designated a “cultural” rather than “natural” site and registered under the title “Mt. Fuji: Object of Worship, Wellspring of Art.” Fuji spans roughly 70,000 hectares, including Sengen Shrine at its foot, five major lakes, the Shiraito Falls and the Miho-no-Matsubara pine grove. P...
2016-01-10 14:27:00
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Tokyo, Japan. January 10, 2016. [DrikNEWS] - Tokyo is a magical city, the most vibrant city of Japan! It has got both the flavour of traditional and modern life with new and old buildings. The lifestyle here is colourful. Photos: Anis Khandakar/DrikNEWS ...
2015-12-27 12:55:53
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Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh. December 27, 2015. [DrikNEWS] –Primary and secondary schools of Chapainawabganj have a demand of nearly 25 lakh books in total. Ministry of Education has already fulfilled this demand and started sending books to all schools of Chapainawabganj for the Book festival to be held on the first day of New Year 2016. District Education Officer Mukhlesur Rahman Akhand informed there are extra books as well kept in District Education Office if necessary. Teachers are busy c...
2016-01-07 16:40:00
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Jessore, Bangladesh. January 7, 2016. [DrikNEWS] – This is the story of Sumi Khatun (47)! Braving all odds, Sumi Khatun took part in the municipality polls in two south-western districts at Bagharpara municipality in Jessore. Sumi opted to join the battle of ballots to serve the people and fight against social discrimination. Her participation in the elections had created much enthusiasm among locals and the administration. She, however, had to identify herself as female since a government dec...
2016-01-05 11:13:00
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Chapainawabganj, Bangladesh. January 05, 2016. [DrikNEWS] –Bangladesh Army has been giving medical treatment to natives of Jhilim Union, Chapainawabganj since January 3 at Hossain Dyeing Government Primary School. The free camp will be continued till the 6th. Bogra 11 Infantry Division is conducting the camp. Thousands of ethnic residents of and around Jhilim Union are under this free camp. Temporary camp and operation theatres have been placed in camp. Lt. Colonel Anwarul Haque hopes to treat...

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