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    International Migrants Day 2019 observed in Mauritius

    New Age . Online Desk | Updated at 12:44pm on December 24, 2019

    The Bangladesh High Commission in Mauritius and International Organisation for Migration jointly observed International Migrants Day 2019 on December 22.

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    Japan keen to boost economic endeavour in Narayanganj

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:08am on December 24, 2019

    Japanese ambassador Ito Naoki on Monday expressed his intention to further strengthen economic endeavour in Narayanganj city considering its trade potential. The envoy showed the...

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    Bangladesh-India boundary conference begins

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:57am on December 24, 2019

    The Bangladesh-India joint boundary conference began on Monday with participation of top survey officers, border guard officers and bureaucrats of the countries. The three-day conference...

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    US embassy to remain closed Dec 24-25

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:51am on December 24, 2019

    The US embassy in Dhaka including its consular section will remain closed on Tuesday and Wednesday in observance of the Christmas holiday. The American Centre...

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    FM urges Russia to pressurise Myanmar for Rohingya repatriation

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:53pm on December 23, 2019

    Bangladesh has urged Russia to use its influence on Myanmar and put pressure so that Naypyidaw takes back its people currently living in Cox’s Bazar...

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    Dhaka, Delhi set to demarcate Sonai, Kushiara

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:04pm on December 21, 2019

    Bangladesh and India are expected to finalise the boundaries on the rivers Sonai and Kushiara in the upcoming three-day meeting between the land-record officials of...

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    Bangladeshi mountaineers need permission for Indian peaks

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:50am on December 21, 2019

    India on Friday announced that mountaineers from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China and Pakistan will have to take prior permission for climbing ‘open peaks’ in India. The...

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    Myanmar team ends talks with no outcome

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:19am on December 20, 2019

    The Myanmar authorities once again failed to build confidence among forcibly displaced Rohingya people for returning to Rakhine state in the third phase of the...

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    JRC meeting with India deferred for better preparations, says FM    

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:12am on December 19, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen on Wednesday said the scheduled Joint Rivers Commission’s meeting between Bangladesh and India had been deferred to some extent through...

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    Myanmar rigid on Rohingya repatriation conditions

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on December 19, 2019

    Myanmar demonstrated on Wednesday that authorities in the country is still rigid not to accept major demands of the Rohingyas on creating conditions for repatriation...