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    UNSC reps may visit Myanmar, Bangladesh

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:37am on March 11, 2018

    The United Nations Security Council is likely to send its representatives to Myanmar and Bangladesh to assess allegations of ethnic cleansing and genocide against minority...

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    28 Bangladeshis held for running illegal homestay business in Malaysia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:02pm on March 10, 2018

    Malaysian Immigration Department raid saw 28 Bangladesh nationals arrested after they were found to be running an illegal homestay business in the heart of Kuala...

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    President visits memory-bearing Balat village in Meghalaya

    United News of Bangladesh . Shillong | Updated at 12:05am on March 10, 2018

    President Md Abdul Hamid on Friday visited Balat village in Meghalaya, where he stayed during the 1971 Liberation War, and recollected the memories of those...

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    Demo protests at rape of Tripura girl

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 10, 2018

    Pahari Chhatra Parishad and Hill Women’s Federation on Friday staged demonstration in Dhaka seeking justice for a Tripura girl, who was reportedly raped by a...

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    0.2pc of Bangladesh border with India ‘crime-free’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 10, 2018

    Less than one per cent of 4,156-kilometre Bangladesh border with India has been declared ‘crime-free zone’ by border guards of the neighbouring countries....

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    Tripura’s CM-elect phones Hasina, seeks cooperation

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on March 10, 2018

    Tripura’s chief minister-elect Biplab Kumar Deb phoned prime minister Sheikh Hasina Friday morning and sought Bangladesh’s cooperation for the development of Tripura...

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    South Korea ready to help Bangladesh build a model city

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:07pm on March 09, 2018

    South Korea is willing to share its ideas and experiences with Bangladesh to build a model city, blending the nature and modern technologies so...

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    Govt asked to protect workers from abuse

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on March 09, 2018

    Migrant rights activists and trade union leaders on Thursday urged the government to stop sending the female workers to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and...

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    Left parties condemn attacks on Tripura leftists

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:59am on March 09, 2018

    Central leaders of Communist Party of Bangladesh, Socialist Party of Bangladesh, Workers Party of Bangladesh and parties under Democratic Left Alliance on Thursday condemned India’s...

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    4 memos likely with Singapore

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on March 07, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina would be in Singapore on a four-day bilateral visit from March 11. She is scheduled to hold talks with her...