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    3 B’deshi workers killed in Saudi road accident

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 23, 2018

    At least three Bangladeshi workers were among nine expatriates who died in an accident on a mountainous road of Al-Baha in Saudi Arabia during their...

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    Land grabbers more powerful than govt: housing minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 22, 2018

    Housing and public works minister Mosharraf Hossain on Sunday said that sometimes it seemed to him that the land grabbers were more powerful than the...

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    Dhaka for int’l engagement in Rohingya return

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 22, 2018

    Bangladesh on Sunday urged the international community to continue their engagement with Myanmar for effective implementation of the arrangements signed by the two countries for...

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    Rohingyas need to feel safe enough to return: UN

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

    The United Nations has reiterated its call for voluntary repatriation of Rohingyas from Bangladesh saying Rohingyas need to feel that the situation is safe enough...

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    Experts doubt the move’s ability to stop banking sector rot

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:09am on January 21, 2018

    Finance minister AMA Muhith has recommended Bangladesh Bank to start merger of problem banks, but experts fear that such a move would not stop the...

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    BMET allows workers to go to crisis-ridden Somalia, Sudan

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:05am on January 21, 2018

    The Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training has been giving clearance to the country’s workers to migrate to Somalia and the Sudan, though both the...

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    Indonesia, Bangladesh begin pre-trade talks

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:13am on January 20, 2018

    Indonesia and Bangladesh have agreed to accelerate talks on the first round of the Indonesia-Bangladesh Preferential Trade Agreement in the first half of 2018, reports...

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    Dhaka wants peaceful solution to Rohingya crisis: PM

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 03:12pm on January 18, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said Bangladesh wants a peaceful solution to Rohingya crisis with its next door neighbour...

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    UN’s Lee arrives

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 02:20am on January 18, 2018

    United Nations special rapporteur on Myanmar Yanghee Lee arrived in Dhaka on Wednesday evening for visiting Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar as part of her...

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    Ensure peace, protect future generations: Pranab

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on January 16, 2018

    Former Indian president Pranab Mukherjee on Monday urged all writers, artists, poets, novelists and cultural activists to work for global peace and protect the future...