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    Dhaka expects memo in return visit from KSA

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:17pm on October 21, 2018

    The government is expecting that a memorandum of understanding on establishing a framework for defence cooperation with Saudi Arabia would be signed during a visit...

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    HC asks compensating Tk 10 lakh to each of 17 faulty eye surgery victims

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:18pm on October 21, 2018

    The High Court on Sunday directed Impact Masudul Haque Memorial Community Health Centre and IRIS Enterprise to jointly pay Tk 10 lakh as compensation within...

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    Father Rigon laid to rest

    United News Bangladesh . Bagerhat | Updated at 01:45pm on October 21, 2018

    Father Marino Rigon, Italian born Bangladesh’s honorary citizen and freedom fighter, was laid to eternal rest beside Saint Paul’s Church at Shelabunia in...

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    Nigerian president lauds Bangladesh’s efforts towards Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:55am on October 21, 2018

    Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has listened to the success stories of Bangladesh with deep interest and highly appreciated the generosity of prime minister Sheikh Hasina...

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    Remains of Marino to arrive today

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:30am on October 21, 2018

    Mortal remains of Bangladesh’s friend and freedom fighter father Marino Rigon will arrive here on Sunday from Italy, a year after his demise....

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    Embassy issues over 50,000 passports after amnesty offer

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:24am on October 21, 2018

    Hundreds of Bangladeshi workers who became undocumented in United Arab Emirates are availing amnesty offered by it since August 1....

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    BSF guns down Bangladeshi in Thakurgaon   

    United News of Bangladesh . Thakurgaon | Updated at 10:56am on October 20, 2018

    A Bangladeshi national was gunned down by members of Indian Border Security Force in Kantibhita border in Baliadangi of Thaurgaon early Saturday. The deceased was...

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    Switzerland assures Bangladesh of strong support to resolve Rohingya crisis 

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:38am on October 20, 2018

    President of Swiss Confederation Alain Berset reassured Bangladesh of ‘strong support’ for resolution of the Rohingya crisis....

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    US assist secy of state to discuss consular issues with Dhaka, Delhi

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:13am on October 20, 2018

    The United States assistant secretary of state for consular affairs Carl Risch will discuss a variety of consular issues during his visit to Bangladesh and...

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    KSA continues to deport Bangladeshi workers

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:05am on October 20, 2018

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia continues to detain and deport Bangladeshi male and female workers despite holding valid work permits, said returned workers and officials....