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    Adilur detained at KL airport, deported

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 21, 2017

    Malaysian immigration authorities on Thursday detained Bangladeshi human rights defender Adilur Rahman Khan at Kuala Lumpur airport for more than 12 hours and deported him...

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    Poultry farming in Rangpur faces setback for VAT

    Zakir Hossain . Rangpur | Updated at 01:47am on July 19, 2017

    Poultry farming in Rangpur division is facing a setback due to imposition of the value added tax on poultry trading....

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    Rokeya Univ promotes 4 officials accused of graft

    Zakir Hossain . Rangpur | Updated at 01:46am on July 19, 2017

    Many teachers and officials of Begum Rokeya University raised their eyebrows after the university syndicate decided to promote four officials whose names are in the...

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    New envoys of Nepal, Indonesia present credentials to president

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:44am on July 19, 2017

    President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday sought enhanced trade ties with Nepal and Indonesia as newly appointed ambassadors of the two countries presented their credentials at...

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    Dhaka-Delhi on right track to tap potential: Shringla

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:04pm on July 18, 2017

      Indian high commissioner in Dhaka Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Tuesday said the potential of Bangladesh-India relationship is immense, and the two countries are on...

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    Sri Lanka, Bangladesh to exchange graduates

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:32am on July 18, 2017

    Bangladesh and Sri Lanka governments would strive to receive undergraduate and graduate students to study at their higher education institutions, as per a memorandum of...

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    Man tries to pull off woman’s hijab

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:03am on July 17, 2017

    Police are investigating a suspected hate crime after a man tried to pull off a Muslim woman’s hijab and spat at her friend in London....

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    1,266 Bangladeshis in Malaysia arrested in crackdown

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:05am on July 17, 2017

    The number of arrested undocumented Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia rose to 1,266 till Sunday as the country continued its crackdown on illegal foreign workers since...

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    Ankara expects Dhaka to eliminate ‘Gulen networks’ in Bangladesh

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:23am on July 16, 2017

    Turkish ambassador Devrim Ozturk on Saturday called for eliminating networks of followers of exiled Tarkish politician Fetullah Gulen and their activities in Bangladesh...

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    Iran slams Trump for instability, rejects ‘rogue’ label

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 01:21am on July 16, 2017

    Iran on Saturday blamed what it called Donald Trump’s ‘arbitrary and conflicting policies’ for global security threats, rejecting the US president’s description of Tehran as...