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    US envoy visits Ctg to promote trade, investment

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:13am on April 20, 2019

    United States ambassador to Bangladesh Earl R Miller met Chittagong Port Authority chairman Zulfiqur Aziz and inspected the seaport facility through which over 90 per...

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    Experts call for emphasis on labour migration issues

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:58am on April 20, 2019

    In Brunei, a large number of workers from Bangladesh are facing problems including non-availability of their jobs after arrival with employment visas, according to Bangladesh...

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    FM acknowledges Ferdous in the wrong, but Indian reaction ‘too strong’

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:15am on April 19, 2019

    Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen has termed the participation of Bangladeshi actor Ferdous Ahmed as a ‘star campaigner’ for the Trinamool Congress in the Lok...

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    Dhaka ready to evacuate Bangladeshis from Tripoli

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:59am on April 18, 2019

    The government has started taking preparations to evacuate Bangladesh nationals from trouble-torn Libyan capital of Tripoli for their safety, according to top diplomats.Over 300 Bangladesh...

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    Bangladesh mourns damage of Notre-Dame Cathedral

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:18pm on April 17, 2019

    Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen expressed his heartfelt condolences over the massive damage caused to the Notre-Dame Cathedral from a devastating fire on April 15....

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    Govt, FAO to work together to develop fishermen’s life, fisheries sector

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:34am on April 17, 2019

    The government and UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) agreed on implementing two projects to help fishing communities adapt to climate change impacts and better...

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    FS meets Indian counterpart in New Delhi

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on April 17, 2019

    Foreign secretary M Shahidul Haque on Tuesday met his Indian counterpart Vijay Gokhle at his office in New Delhi.They discussed about bilateral issues and upcoming...

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    Actor Ferdous to return to Bangladesh as India revokes visa

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:03pm on April 16, 2019

    Bangladeshi film actor Ferdous Ahmed’s visa has been revoked by the Indian authorities allegedly for campaigning for the Trinamool Congress for the upcoming Loko Shabha...

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    Brokers spoiling Bangladeshi labour market in Brunei

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:03am on April 16, 2019

    Organised rackets of brokers are controlling recruitment of workers from Bangladesh, putting them in jeopardy, according to the Bangladesh High Commission in Bandar Seri Begawan.A...

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    Bhutanese PM leaves after 4-day visit

    Banglades Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:49am on April 16, 2019

    Bhutanese prime minister Lotay Tshering left Dhaka on Monday morning after wrapping up his four-day official visit that focused on exploring more connectivity and business...