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    UK introduces ODMV service for visa seekers

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:03am on February 20, 2018

    People wishing to apply for an UK visa in Dhaka will be able to use the On Demand Mobile Visa (ODMV) service to submit their...

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    Send women abroad with decent jobs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 20, 2018

    Women workers on return home said Monday each of them had to spend a lot of money to get foreign jobs belying the government’s much...

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    Thai flight delayed as cop sneaks into plane

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    A police official was briefly detained after he boarded a Bangkok-bound aircraft without any documents at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital early Sunday...

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    UK lifts ban on cargo flights

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 19, 2018

    The United Kingdom on Sunday lifted restrictions imposed on direct cargo flights to and from Bangladesh, nearly two years after their temporary ban due to...

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    Myanmar urges Bangladesh to provide info on ARSA

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 12:28pm on February 18, 2018

    Myanmar has urged Bangladesh to investigate and provide information about the list of ‘terrorists and criminals’ belonging to the ARSA, which had been previously sent...

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    BD establishes diplomatic ties with Kosovo

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:49am on February 18, 2018

    Bangladesh and Kosovo have signed an agreement whereby the countries established formal diplomatic relations...

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    B’deshi apparel workers get low wages in Mauritius, Jordan

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:36am on February 18, 2018

    Apparel workers from Bangladesh are paid relatively low wages in Mauritius and Jordan compared to their Sri Lankan and Indian compatriots...

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    Immediate Rohingya repatriation ‘unlikely’  

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:33pm on February 17, 2018

    The repatriation of Rohingyas living in Bangladesh may take further time as the verification of the first-batch list of Rohingyas, handed over by Bangladesh, 'depends...

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    Dhaka, Delhi must grow together: envoy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:31am on February 17, 2018

    Bangladesh high commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali stressed the importance of strengthening the relations between Dhaka and New Delhi further, saying that the destinies...

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    Dhaka hands over list of 8,032 Rohingyas to Myanmar

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:08am on February 17, 2018

    Bangladesh handed over a list of 8,032 forcibly displaced persons of 1,676 Rohingya families to Myanmar to take them back to Rakhine, home minister Asaduzzaman...