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    Army chief goes to Indonesia Sunday

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:06am on August 17, 2019

    Bangladesh army chief general Aziz Ahmed would leave Dhaka for Indonesia to on a four-day official tour on Sunday morning.During the visit, Aziz Ahmed will...

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    Indian external affairs minister Jaishankar to visit Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:52am on August 17, 2019

    Indian external affairs minister S Jaishankar will arrive in Dhaka on Monday to discuss bilateral issues and prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s forthcoming visit to India....

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    Hasina restores mutual trust between Dhaka, Delhi: envoy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:50am on August 17, 2019

    Bangladesh high commissioner to India Syed Muazzem Ali on Friday said prime minister Sheikh Hasina restored mutual trust between Bangladesh and India bringing about a...

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    UN bodies ink deal to protect human rights, environment

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:40am on August 17, 2019

    The UN Environment Programme and the UN Human Rights Office have prioritised efforts to promote and protect environmental and human rights with the signing of...

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    Bangladesh eyes new Rohingya repatriation attempt next week

    Agence France-Presse . Dhaka | Updated at 12:38am on August 17, 2019

    Bangladesh and Myanmar are considering a fresh attempt next week to repatriate a few of the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who fled a...

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    75pc workers from Bangladesh sent to Brunei thru middlemen  

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:00am on August 17, 2019

    IIn 2018, about 75 per cent of Bangladeshi workers were illegally sent to Brunei by the brokers in collaboration with immigration police at the airport...

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    UNICEF seeks urgent fund for Rohingya education

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:04pm on August 16, 2019

    The UN children’s agency has issued a new report calling for urgent investment in education and skills development opportunities in and around the vast camps...

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    BSF gives sweets to BGB on India’s Independence Day

    United News of Bangladesh . Dinajpur | Updated at 12:43am on August 16, 2019

    Border Security Force of India handed over sweets to Border Guard Bangladesh on the occasion of India’s 73rd Independence Day here on Thursday at Hili...

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    Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to start fresh attempt

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:13am on August 16, 2019

    Myanmar and Bangladesh will start a fresh attempt next week to repatriate thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, officials said...

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    Politicians for upholding aspiration of Kashmiris

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

    Several Bangladesh politicians on Wednesday said the Indian government should pay attention to what the people of Jammu and Kashmir aspired for in order to...