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    2 Chinese men remanded in police custody

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 12:21am on March 26, 2019

    A Dhaka court on Monday remanded two Chinese citizens, arrested at Hazrat Shahjalal Internationa Airport on Sunday for smuggling 96 gold bars, in police custody...

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    US Embassy to remain closed Mar 26

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:46pm on March 25, 2019

    The United States embassy in Dhaka, including its consular section, will remain closed on Tuesday on the occasion of Bangladesh’s Independence Day.The American Centre with...

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    Ottawa to declare March 26 as Bangladesh Day today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:44pm on March 25, 2019

    The Canadian capital of Ottawa is set to declare March 26 as Bangladesh Day today, coinciding with Bangladesh’s 49th Independence and National Day....

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    Bangladesh-India home minister-level talks in Delhi Apr 1

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 01:01am on March 25, 2019

    Bangladesh and India will discuss trans-border security, cross border trafficking and border management issues as the 7th round of home minister-level talks between the two...

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    UN to raise issue in int’l forum

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:43pm on March 24, 2019

    The United Nations will raise the issue of Pakistani genocide during Bangladesh’s war of independence in 1971 in the international forum, visiting UN special adviser...

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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....