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    UNICEF delegation calls on UGC chairman

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:44am on January 20, 2020

    A three-member delegation from UNICEF called on the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh chairman Kazi Shahidullah at the latter’s office in Dhaka on Sunday. UNICEF,...

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    Saudi Arabia deports another 224 Bangladeshi workers

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:40am on January 20, 2020

    Another 224 Bangladeshi workers were deported by Saudi Arabia on Saturday, although many of them claimed to have legal documents. A Saudi Airlines flight carrying...

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    Bangladesh PM questions purpose of CAA in India

    New Age Desk | Updated at 04:42pm on January 19, 2020

    Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she did not understand the purpose of the Citizenship Amendment Act passed in India that aims to offer citizenship...

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    Youth exchange MoU to be signed with Qatar: Russel

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:17am on January 19, 2020

    A youth exchange programme with Qatar would start through the signing of a memorandum of understanding on youth and sports, state minister for youth and...

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    Malaysia seeks ASEAN’s role to resolve Rohingya crisis

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:21pm on January 18, 2020

    Malaysia has urged ASEAN to address the civil war in Myanmar’s Rakhine state to find a long-term solution to the Rohingya crisis that affects Bangladesh...

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    Dhaka-Delhi relations very deep: Aninda

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Chattogram | Updated at 01:52am on January 18, 2020

    Assistant high commissioner of India in Chattogram Aninda Banerjee on Friday said the relations between Bangladesh and India was deeply interwoven, terming Bangladesh as a...

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    Myanmar urged to restore citizenship of Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:57am on January 17, 2020

    The government of Myanmar should take steps to urgently restore full citizenship rights to Rohingyas, said Fortify Rights on Thursday. New evidence collected by Fortify...

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    BRAC, Germany set up climate fund

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on January 16, 2020

    BRAC and the German government on Wednesday jointly launched a trust fund called Climate Bridge Fund to operate in Bangladesh with an initial amount of...

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    Four bodies to reach from Turkey Friday

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:12am on January 16, 2020

    Bodies of four Bangladesh citizens, who were killed in a boat capsize in a lake in eastern Turkey, are likely to reach Dhaka airport on...

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    ICJ to rule next week on urgent measures

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 01:56pm on January 15, 2020

    The UN’s top court said Wednesday it will deliver its decision next week on whether emergency measures should be imposed on Myanmar over alleged genocide...