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    UN to raise 1971 Pakistani genocide in int’l forum

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:43pm on March 24, 2019

    The United Nations will raise the issue of Pakistani genocide in Bangladesh in 1971 in the international forum, visiting UN undersecretary general and special advisor...

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    Lavrov, Momen talks on Apr 29

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:08am on March 24, 2019

    Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov is likely to hold official talks with his Bangladesh counterpart AK Abdul Momen on April 29....

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    Finance minister visits ailing Obaidul at Singapore hospital

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:14am on March 24, 2019

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal visited ailing Awami League general secretary and road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader, who is undergoing treatment at Mount...

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    FM mourns loss of lives in China explosion

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:09am on March 24, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Saturday expressed his heartfelt condolences at the loss of lives in an explosion at Yancheng in China....

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    Argentina keen to train B’deshi footballers

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:11am on March 23, 2019

    Football powerhouse Argentina expressed willingness to train Bangladeshi footballers to help them become more skilled....

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    Malaysia freezes hiring expatriate workers

    Md Owsaim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:56am on March 23, 2019

    Malaysia stopped recruiting workers from Bangladesh since September....

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    Canada Bangladesh alumni Association launched

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:23pm on March 22, 2019

    The Canada Bangladesh Alumni Association was launched at the official residence of the Canadian High Commissioner to Dhaka Benoit Prefontaine’s Baridhara residence...

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    Bangladesh 10 notches down in Happiness Index, ranks 125th

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:41am on March 21, 2019

    Bangladesh has slipped 10 notches in the Happiness Index but it is still ahead of India, Sri Lanka and Myanmar. According to World Happiness Report...

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    Myanmar repatriates 4 Bangladeshis after 9 yrs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:25am on March 21, 2019

    The Myanmar authorities handed over four Bangladeshi nationals to a Border Guard Bangladesh-led delegation in a flag meeting held in Maungdaw in Northern Rakhine state...

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    US should pay attention to their own HR issues: info minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:48am on March 20, 2019

    Terming the United States state department’s report on the human rights situation in Bangladesh as ‘one-sided and faulty’, Bangladesh information minister Hasan Mahmud has called...