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    JRC meets soon

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:42pm on September 29, 2020

    Bangladesh and India would hold a minister-level meeting of the Joint Rivers Commission of the two countries for resolution of the protracted disputes on water...

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    Bangladesh gets ADB grants for procuring COVID-19 vaccine

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:55pm on September 29, 2020

    The Asian Development Bank and the government of Bangladesh on Tuesday signed an agreement for $3 million in grant for procuring urgent medical supplies including...

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    Dhaka hopes early signing of Teesta deal: FM

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 08:08pm on September 29, 2020

    Bangladesh and India on Tuesday agreed to resolve the water-sharing issues of common rivers, including Teesta treaty, and bring down border killings to a zero...

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    US embassy in Dhaka to host virtual university, college fair

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 10:41am on September 29, 2020

    The United States embassy in Dhaka will host a virtual US college fair in Bangladesh on October 2-3 and 9-10. The Education USA US University...

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    Dhaka, Delhi to upgrade body to speed up LoC projects

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:18am on September 29, 2020

    Bangladesh and India would upgrade a bilateral mechanism set for accelerating the implementation of the projects commenced under the four lines of credit from India....

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    3rd special flight to bring Bangladeshis back from Libya tomorrow

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:30am on September 28, 2020

    Arrangements have been made to bring back Bangladeshis who have been stranded or staying in Libya but willing to return home by a chartered flight...

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    Dhaka requests Riyadh to increase flights

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 07:26pm on September 27, 2020

    Bangladesh on Sunday requested the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to increase flights between the countries to facilitate the travel of workers stranded at home during...

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    Modi greets Hasina on her 74th birthday

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 06:21pm on September 27, 2020

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi extended heartiest congratulations to his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina on the occasion of her 74th birthday. ‘Outgoing Indian high commissioner...

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    US-Bangla resumes Muscat flights from Oct 1

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 11:23am on September 27, 2020

    US-Bangla Airlines has decided to operate two weekly flights on the Dhaka-Muscat-Dhaka route from the beginning of the next month. Health protocols will be followed...

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    8 Bangladeshis among 22 rescued from Europe-bound boat

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 10:14am on September 27, 2020

    Twenty-two Europe-bound migrants, including eight Bangladeshis, were rescued from Libya’s Mediterranean coast, after their dingy capsized in the sea. Libyan fishermen spotted the sinking boat...