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    Strong surveillance, actions needed to contain trafficking: experts

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:56am on September 16, 2019

    Foreign and local experts on Sunday stressed the need for installing well-built surveillance at the grassroots level with coordinated actions by the government to prevent...

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    US encourages Bangladesh to accede to Palermo Protocol

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:53am on September 16, 2019

    The United States is encouraging Bangladesh to accede to the Palermo Protocol to prevent, suppress and punish trafficking in persons, especially women and children...

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    $25 million for training dropout Rohingya, host schoolchildren

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:29am on September 16, 2019

    Learning centres would be set up for dropout Rohingya children and adolescents of host community in Cox’s Bazar with a $25 million Wold Bank grant...

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    Hasina-Modi talks in Delhi Oct 5

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:08am on September 16, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina will hold bilateral talks with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi in New Delhi on October 5 during her first India visit...

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    16 Rohingyas on illegal Malaysia voyage held

    Our Correspondent . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 01:56pm on September 15, 2019

    The Coast Guard arrested at least 16 Rohingyas including 10 women and two children on their way to Malaysia illegally from Habirchara point in Teknaf...

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    At least 420 Rohingya trafficked till June

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:27pm on September 15, 2019

    At least 420 Rohingya people have become victims of human trafficking in last two years, according to an assessment of the International Organisation for Migration...

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    Bangladeshi teenager shot to death by Indian Khashia

    United News of Bangladesh . Sylhet | Updated at 11:31am on September 15, 2019

    A Bangladeshi teenager was shot dead by Indian Khashias at Companyganj upazila in Sylhet, Bangladesh, while he was grazing his cows in the bordering areas...

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    BAF chief to visit China today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:46am on September 15, 2019

    Chief of air staff of Bangladesh Air Force Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat will leave Dhaka for China today on a six-day official visit at...

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    India denies Shahidul Alam visa

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:26am on September 15, 2019

    The Indian government did not issue visa to the acclaimed photographer and activist Shahidul Alam who was to sit on a panel at the Serendipity...

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    Bangladesh’s architectural éclat hailed

    United News of Bangladesh . Kazan | Updated at 12:15pm on September 14, 2019

    Leading members of the architectural community from around the world highly praised Bangladesh for its excellence in architecture as six winning projects of the 2019...