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    Nepal, Bhutan in talks on PTA with Bangladesh

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 01:17am on August 08, 2020

    Nepal and Bhutan are engaged in separate negotiations with Bangladesh on preferential trade agreements for duty-free trade. The governments of Bangladesh and Bhutan are assessing...

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    India suggests using Sunderbans waterways carefully

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:31am on August 08, 2020

    Bangladesh and India should carefully use the waterways in the Sunderbans to avoid creating obstructions to habitats and movements of wildlife in general, tiger in...

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    Bangladeshis injured in Beirut stable

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 01:06am on August 07, 2020

    The Bangladeshi people injured in the explosions in Lebanese capital Beirut were in stable condition on Thursday, according to the Bangladesh embassy in the country....

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    Bangladesh to send relief to Lebanon

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:06pm on August 06, 2020

    Bangladesh has decided to send food, medical team and aid to Lebanon to assist them in the explosion that took place on Tuesday. Bangladesh foreign...

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    Japan to give $329m to Bangladesh to fight COVID-19

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 04:51pm on August 05, 2020

    Japan will provide 329 million US dollars (equivalent to 35 billion yen) to Bangladesh as grant to help the country combat coronavirus. ‘Japanese prime minister...

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    4 Bangladeshis killed, 100 hurt in Beirut blasts

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 02:34am on August 05, 2020

    At least four Bangladeshis were killed and about 100, including 21 soldiers of Bangladesh Navy, were injured in the two back-to-back explosions at the port...

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    Modi, Mamata greet PM on Eid-ul-Azha

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:37am on August 05, 2020

    Indian prime minister Narendra Modi extended his warmest greetings to his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina and the people of Bangladesh on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha...

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    Home minister concerned over Amit Shah’s coronavirus infection

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 03:55pm on August 04, 2020

    Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan has expressed deep concern over the hospitalisation of his Indian counterpart Amit Shah after he tested positive for COVID-19. ‘Our thoughts...

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    Ban Ki-moon calls up Hasina

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:38am on July 30, 2020

    The next conference of the Climate Vulnerable Forum will be held in 2021 commemorating the ‘Mujib Borsho’ (Mujib Year). ‘Chair of the Global Center on...

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    Free Bangladeshi migrant Rayhan Kabir: HRW

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:47am on July 29, 2020

    The Malaysian authorities’ arrest of a Bangladeshi migrant worker who was featured in an Al Jazeera documentary was clear retaliation for his criticism of government...

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