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    India names Doraiswami as next high commissioner to Bangladesh

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 10:22am on August 14, 2020

    The Indian government has appointed Vikram Kumar Doraiswami as the next high commissioner of India to Bangladesh. The Ministry of External Affairs of India announced...

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    Dhaka proposes to host D-8 summit virtually

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:15am on August 14, 2020

    Dhaka conveyed that Bangladesh would like to host the 10th D-8 summit and its ancillary events virtually in December 2020 or January 2021 in the...

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    71 Bangladeshis repatriated from Lebanon

    Diplomatic Correspondent  | Updated at 12:35am on August 13, 2020

    Seventy-one Bangladeshi workers returned home from Lebanon on Wednesday in a C-130J transport aircraft of Bangladesh Air Force that carried humanitarian aid for victims of...

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    Kuwait extends detention of Bangladesh MP Shahid, cohorts

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 01:02am on August 12, 2020

    A Kuwait court extended the detention of Bangladeshi lawmaker Mohammad Shahid Islam and a senior local official, who are main suspects in human trafficking and...

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    FM wishes ex-India president Mukherjee quick recovery

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:52am on August 11, 2020

    Bangladesh foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday wished for a quick recovery of former Indian president Pranab Mukherjee after he was recently tested positive...

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    Emergency supplies from Bangladesh reach Beirut

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:30am on August 11, 2020

    Bangladesh sent ‘emergency supplies’ to Lebanon for the people of Beirut as a token of friendship who were trying to recover from the damage caused...

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    BIMSTEC foreign secretaries to meet on Sept 2

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 06:04pm on August 10, 2020

    BIMSTEC is set to hold a virtual meeting of senior officials, including foreign secretaries, of its member countries on September 2. They will discuss BIMSTEC’s...

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    17 Tabligh Jamaat members return from India after serving jail

    United News of Bangladesh .Benapole | Updated at 12:59pm on August 10, 2020

    Seventeen members of Bangladeshi Tabligh Jamaat, including eight women, have returned from India through the Benapole check-post after serving four months jail in India. Indian...

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    Iran to strengthen ties with Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:22pm on August 09, 2020

    Speaker of the Iranian parliament Mohammad Baqher Ghalibaf expressed his country’s desire to strengthen relations with Bangladesh on all fronts...

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    Missing Bangladeshi found dead in Beirut hospital 

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 09:59am on August 09, 2020

    A Bangladeshi worker, who remained missing since the explosions in Lebanon, was found dead in a hospital in Beirut on Saturday, according to the Bangladesh...