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    Modi phones Hasina, pledges to work together to boost food production

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:18pm on April 29, 2020

    Dhaka and New Delhi on Wednesday pledged to work together to boost food production to offset the possible food crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic...

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    109 fly to Japan

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:57am on April 29, 2020

    Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Tuesday morning flew to Narita in Japan with 109 passengers including two infants on a chartered flight and 48 Bangladeshis were...

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    88,500 displaced internally in Bangladesh in 2019

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:55am on April 29, 2020

    Some 88,512 people were displaced internally in Bangladesh last year from their homes due to natural disaster and conflict, according to a global report released...

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    BCSM submits memorandum to UN

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:39pm on April 28, 2020

    Bangladesh Civil Society for Migrants, a network of 16 member migrant rights’ organisation, has submitted a memorandum to the United Nations secretary general highlighting the...

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    Developed countries should take 1.1 million Rohingyas: FM

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 04:05pm on April 28, 2020

    The government on Tuesday said that developed countries should give shelter up to 1.1 million forcibly displaced Rohingyas now staying in Bangladesh. Foreign minister AK...

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    Bangladesh asks US to deport Mujib killer Rashed

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:45pm on April 28, 2020

    The government on Monday renewed request to the United States to expedite the deportation of MA Rashed Chowdhury, a fugitive convict for the murder of...

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    ILO urges governments to protect workers amid coronavirus crisis

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:14pm on April 28, 2020

    The International Labour Organisation has urged governments to take action to prevent and control COVID-19 in workplaces, with active involvement and dialogue with employers’ and...

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    China to send experts to work with IEDCR

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 09:40am on April 28, 2020

    A four-member team of Chinese experts having experience in epidemic prevention and control will work closely with Bangladesh to help overcome the challenges of coronavirus....

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    International community appeases Myanmar: experts

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:09am on April 28, 2020

    International community has continued to appease Myanmar by refraining from directly asking it to rescue several hundred Rohingya people who have been floating on at...

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    Australian High Commission observes 105th anniv of Anzac Day

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 03:58pm on April 25, 2020

    The Australian High Commission in Dhaka observed the 105th Anniversary of Anzac Day paying tribute to Australian and New Zealand servicemen and women who died...