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    BGB, BGP hold commander level meeting

    Our Correspondent . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:38am on October 15, 2019

    A regional commander-level flag meeting was held at Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar on Monday afternoon between Border Guard Bangladesh and Myanmar’s Border Guard Police...

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    Bangladesh, India agree to conduct fresh survey

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2019

    The cabinet on Monday was informed that Bangladesh and India had agreed to conduct a joint survey afresh on the Muhurir char along the trans-boundary...

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    Mustafa Kamal seeks ADB cooperation for Rohingya repatriation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:28am on October 14, 2019

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Sunday said that they sought cooperation from the Asian Development Bank for repatriating Rohingyas to their homeland in Rakhine...

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    International co-operative trade fair held in Delhi

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:37am on October 14, 2019

    A three-day international trade fair titled ‘India International Co-operative Trade Fair’ ended in India’s capital of Delhi on Sunday. The trade fair was attended by delegates...

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    India keeps Muhuri dispute hanging

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:11am on October 14, 2019

    India continues to keep hanging the disputes about settling the boundary along the midstream of the Muhuri River despite repeated requests from Bangladesh. Prime minister...

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    UN resident coordinator summoned 

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 04:28pm on October 13, 2019

    The government summoned UN resident coordinator in Dhaka Mia Seppo on Sunday and expressed annoyance over a statement made by her office involving freedom of...

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    Mahmood made DU public relations director

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:06am on October 13, 2019

    Acting director of public relations office at Dhaka University Mahmood Alam has been appointed as full-fledged director of the same office. The university syndicate gave...

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    Bangladesh-Japan disaster resilience deal soon: Enamur

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:04am on October 13, 2019

    State minister for disaster management and relief Md Enamur Rahman at a discussion on Saturday said the government was going to sign a memorandum of...

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    Bangladesh tables resolution at UN on natural fibers use

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:01am on October 13, 2019

    Bangladesh has tabled a draft resolution titled ‘Use of Natural Fibres such as Jute and Sisal’ at the United Nations for its consideration during the...

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    Seychelles to adopt new policy for foreign workers

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:49am on October 13, 2019

    Seychelles would adopt a new policy for hiring expatriate worker in 2020, the country’s employment, immigration and civil status minister Myriam Telemaque has announced in...