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    PM’s India visit now scheduled for April

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 24, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s postponed visit to India is now expected to take place in the first half of April. ‘The reciprocal visit of prime...

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    Bangladeshi stabbed to death in New York

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:27pm on February 23, 2017

    A Bangladeshi real estate businessman was stabbed to death near his home in Bronx, New York city on...

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    US not in competition with India or China in Bangladesh: Bernicat

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:21pm on February 23, 2017

    US ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat on Thursday said the United States is not in competition with either India or China in Bangladesh rather...

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    Improved healthcare ensured for Myanmar refugees in Bangladesh: ICRC

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 02:00pm on February 21, 2017

    The International Committee of the Red Cross has said it ensured improved healthcare to the refugees from Myanmar and vulnerable residents in Cox’s Bazar...

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    PM joins Munich security conference

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Munich | Updated at 12:05am on February 18, 2017

    Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday joined the three-day Munich Security Conference, world’s most important independent forum for exchanging views by international security and...

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    Bangladeshi technician jailed, banned from driving in Singapore

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:10pm on February 16, 2017

    A court in Singapore on Thursday jailed a Bangladeshi installation technician for four weeks and banned him from driving for five years for...

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    PM leaves for Munich tonight

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 12:50pm on February 16, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina leaves Dhaka Thursday night on a three-day official visit to Germany to attend the 53rd Munich Security Conference begins...

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    HRW urges Bangladesh to stop persecuting garment workers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00pm on February 16, 2017

    New York-based rights organisation Human Rights Watch has said dozens of garment workers and labour leaders are facing unfair or apparently fabricated criminal cases in...

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    Dhaka asks Yangon to desist from aggression

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:21am on February 09, 2017

    The government on Wednesday protested at the incident of firing by Myanmar border police on unarmed Bangladeshi fishermen in the Naf River and asked Myanmar...

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    Muhith expects 800m loan from ADB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:28pm on February 08, 2017

    Finance minister AMA Muhith on Wednesday said that he would receive a loan worth more than 800 million US dollar from the Asian Development Bank...

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