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    Kamal urges UK investors to invest in power, education sectors

    Bangladseh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 02:09am on December 05, 2018

    Planning minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Tuesday urged the United Kingdom’s private sector to invest in Bangladesh’s power, rail and education sectors capitalising its investment-friendly...

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    Book fair held at Bangladesh mission in Korea

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:53am on December 05, 2018

    To mark Bangladesh’s month of victory, Bangladesh embassy in Seoul, Korea organised a book fair and a cultural programme on Monday.The event was the first...

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    Bangladeshi citizens to get on-arrival visa in China

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:53am on December 05, 2018

    Bangladeshis citizens who were eligible and had the necessary documents will get port visa, also known as on-arrival visa, at selected ports of China.‘Bangladeshi citizens,...

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    Italian envoy lauds PM’s role in taking Holey Artisan attackers to task

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:28am on December 05, 2018

    Outgoing Italian ambassador in Dhaka Mario Palma on Tuesday expressed sincere appreciation for prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s sympathetic but strong leadership role in taking the...

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    US help to recoup env losses caused by Rohingyas to continue: Miller 

    United News of Bangladesh . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 01:00am on December 05, 2018

    The United States ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller on Tuesday assured Bangladesh of continuing his country’s support to address the losses Bangladesh incurred on...

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    Bangladeshi disabilities activist gets UNESCO award

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:04pm on December 04, 2018

    Vashkar Bhattacharjee, a visually impaired Bangladeshi national, was awarded the UNESCO/Emir Jaber al Ahmad al Jaber al Sabah Prize for Digital Empowerment of Persons with...

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    Bangladesh pavilion attracts visitors in New Delhi DCWA fair

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:51pm on December 04, 2018

    Bangladesh pavilion in the Delhi Commonwealth Women Association and Diplomatic Community Bazar drew huge visitors for its low cost garment products and traditional food items....

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    Rohingyas not to return without security, citizenship: ISCG

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:46am on December 04, 2018

    The Rohingya community continued to express ‘unwillingness’ to go back to Myanmar unless their security, basic human rights and citizenship were ensured.The UNHCR, the UN...

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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...