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    US senate confirms Earl R Miller as next US ambassador in Dhaka

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:56am on October 14, 2018

    The United States senate confirmed the appointment of Earl R Miller as the next US ambassador to Bangladesh....

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    Bangladesh becomes UNHRC member for next 3 years

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:19am on October 13, 2018

    Bangladesh has been elected a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council for the next three years in an election that took place...

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    Global internet shutdown likely over next 48 hrs

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:38am on October 13, 2018

    Internet users across the globe were likely to experience widespread network failures as the key domain servers were slated to undergo routine maintenance over the...

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    E coli bacteria permeates 41pc water sources in Bangladesh: WB report

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

    Forty one per cent of all improved water sources are contaminated with Escherichia coli bacteria, which suggests a high prevalence of faecal contamination, said a...

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    UN calls for revising Digital Security Act

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:05am on October 10, 2018

    UN Human Rights body has called on Bangladesh to urgently revise the Digital Security Act to ensure that it is in line with international human...

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    Myanmar now shows Bangladesh island in its territory

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 07, 2018

    The government summoned Myanmar ambassador in Dhaka on Saturday and protested against showing Saint Martin’s Island of Bangladesh in Myanmar territory in several maps....

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    Myanmar envoy summoned to foreign office

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:46pm on October 06, 2018

    The government summoned Myanmar ambassador in Dhaka on Saturday and protested against misrepresentation of Saint Martin’s Island of Bangladesh as a part of Myanmar territory...

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    INDIA’S NRC CAMPAIGN: Govt to wait and see

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on October 04, 2018

    The government would pursue a wait-and-see policy on campaign launched by a section of Indian politicians involving Bangladesh over legalising citizenship of a section of...

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    Malaysia, Bangladesh MoU on entry of workers in offing

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on October 02, 2018

    Malaysia is negotiating with several countries to sign a memorandum of understanding on the entry of foreign workers in Malaysia, its Human Resource Minister M...

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    ADB approves new Access to Information Policy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:57am on October 01, 2018

    The Asian Development Bank's board of directors has approved a new 'Access to Information Policy' that aims to maintain ADB's high standards of transparency. The...

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