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    Memos signed for school projects under Indian assistance

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:44am on December 04, 2018

    Indian high commission in Dhaka on Monday signed memorandums of understanding for three new development projects under Indian grant assistance.The total cost of these projects...

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    US to observe polls in some districts: envoy

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:19am on December 04, 2018

    The United States will deploy teams in several districts to observe the forthcoming parliamentary elections, new US ambassador in Dhaka Earl R Miller said on...

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    Japan to give 500m yen for primary education

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:44am on December 03, 2018

    Japan will provide 500 million Japanese yen or approximately Tk 36.89 crore in grants to Bangladesh for the Fourth Primary Education Development Programme aimed to...

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    358 peacekeepers from BAF to join UN mission

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:34am on November 30, 2018

    Bangladesh Air Force is on the verge of replacing its contingent at United Nations Mission in DR Congo.This time 358 BAF peacekeepers are being replaced,...

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    US for strong Dhaka-Washington ties, new envoy tells president

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:41pm on November 29, 2018

    Newly appointed US ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller on Thursday emphasised that a strong Bangladesh-US relationship is in the interest of US and Bangladeshi...

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    South Korean envoy meets army chief

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:54am on November 29, 2018

    South Korean ambassador to Bangladesh Hu Kang-il paid a courtesy call on Bangladesh Army chief General Aziz Ahmed at the army headquarters in Dhaka on...

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    Pakistan charge d’affaires summoned

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on November 29, 2018

    The government on Wednesday summoned Pakistan High Commission’s charge d’affaires and protested against a statement of the high commission involving different authorities in Bangladesh....

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    European Parliament not to observe Bangladesh election

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:49am on November 28, 2018

    The European Parliament will not observe the general election in Bangladesh scheduled to be held on December 30. No individual Member of the European Parliament...

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    Army delegation on India tour

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:24am on November 28, 2018

    A 50-member delegation of the Bangladesh Army was now on a weeklong tour of India as part of high level defence cooperation between the armed...

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    Italian envoy happy over quick trial

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:01am on November 28, 2018

    Outgoing Italian ambassador to Bangladesh Mario Palma on Tuesday appreciated Bangladesh for starting the trial of the perpetrators of the 2016 terrorist attack on Dhaka’s...